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TSI Requirements

Required Scores for Dual Credit

Required Test Score Rubric by Assessment, Option 1
Assessment Reading and Writing Mathematics
STAAR 4000 in English II 4000 in Algebra I and passing grade in Algebra II course
PSAT 460 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 510 in Mathematics
PLAN 23 Composite; 19 or higher in English 23 Composite; 19 or higher in Mathematics
ACT Aspire 435 in English 431 in Mathematics

or

Required Test Score Rubric by Assessment, Option 2
Assessment Mathematics Reading Writing
ACT 19 in Mathematics and 23 Composite 19 Verbal and 23 Composite 19 Verbal and 23 Composite
SAT or PSAT on/after March 5, 2016 530 Math 480 Evidenced Based Read/Write 480 Evidenced Based Read/Write
STAAR Level 2 (4000) Algebra II Level 2 (4000) English III Level 2 (4000) English III
TSIA 350 Math 351 Read 340 M/C and 4 Essay; or less than 340 M/C and ABE LVL 4, and 5 Essay
TSIA 2 Math 950; or less than 950 and Diagnostic Level 6 English Language Arts & Reading (ELAR) 945 M/C and 5 Essay; or less than 945 M/C and Diagnostic Level 5, and 5 Essay Reading/Writing are combined in the TSIA2.

Special Exemptions for Specific High Schools

Sherman Bearcats to Bachelors Program (B2B)

No TSI required for the following courses:

  • EDUC 1300
  • PHED 1164
  • MUSI 1306
  • COSC 1301

Texoma Christian School Eagle Pathway Program

No TSI required for the following courses:

  • EDUC 1300
  • PHED 1164
  • MUSI 1306
  • COSC 1301

Tioga ECHS

No TSI required for the following courses (mainly 9th graders):

  • EDUC 1300
  • PHED 1164
  • MUSI 1306
  • COSC 1301

Tioga ECHS 10th graders

Tioga ECHS 10th Graders may use ENGL 1 EOC/STAAR with a scale score of 4000.

These students typically enroll in:

  • SPCH 1311
  • SOCI 1301
  • GOVT 2306
  • PSYC 2301

Career Technical Education Exemption

High School students enrolled in a certificate program of one year or less (Level-One certificates, 42 or fewer semester credit hours or the equivalent) are exempt from TSI requirements.