I'm currently a community college student planning on applying as a transfer student for Fall 2011.
An Associates Degree at my community college requires 64 total credits, however, if I were to complete the degree, I would end up with 66 total credits.
Most of the schools I am interested in transferring to state they will allow a maximum of 60-64 credits to transfer.
My questions are:
1. If I have earned 66 community college credits, will I be automatically rejected as a transfer applicant?
2. Are they referring to transferable credits towards a specific major? For example, if I was planning to major in Biology, and I took Financial Accounting (4 Credits), will the Financial Accounting course be excluded from the "66" credits I am transferring?
3. I only have the Spring semester left before I transfer, and I would like to be able to keep full-time student status in order to continue receiving financial aid. So I'm not sure if I should NOT complete the associates degree in order to obtain only a total of 64 credits at my community college?