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TSI Requirements

Dual Credit - PACE Program

 

College Placement Testing: Prior to enrollment, dual credit students must demonstrate college readiness by achieving the minimum passing standards under the provisions of the Texas Success Initiative (Texas Administrative Code, Title 19 §4.85). Additionally, students must meet all regular prerequisites designated for that course.

  

TSI Complete Score Minimums for Dual Credit

*New Score Minimums effective Fall 2017

The following scores are needed in each section of the TSI depending on the course(s) in which the student wishes to enroll.

TSI Complete-Reading

TSI Complete-Writing

TSI Complete-Math

355 Reading

5 essay or 4 Essay+363 Writing

356 Math

 

TSI Exemption/Eligibility for Dual Credit

The following approved scores can be used to exempt students from taking TSI or allow them to be eligible to enroll in specific dual credit courses.

Exemption In:

Reading Exempt/Eligible

Writing Exempt/Eligible

Math Exempt/Eligible

STAAR (EOC)

English III Reading Level 2 (min. score of 2000) or STAAR (EOC) ENG II Reading Level 2 (min. score of 2000); if score is combined-4000

English III Writing Level 2 (min. score of 2000) or STAAR (EOC) ENG II Writing Level 2 (min. score of 2000); if score is combined-4000

Algebra II Level 2 (min. score of 4000) or STAAR (EOC) Algebra I Level 2 (min. score of 4000) with passing grade in Algebra II.

ACT/PLAN/Aspire

19 - English With 23 Composite

19 - English With 23 Composite

19 - Math With 23 Composite

SAT

500 - Critical Reading With 1070 Composite

500 - Critical Reading With 1070 Composite

500 - Math With 1070 Composite

SAT 

(after March 2016)

480 EBRW

480 EBRW

530 MATH

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