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Texas Success Initiative ((TSI) requires that all students attending a public college or university test or be exempt from testing to prove college readiness. Test exemptions are based on ACT scores, SAT scores, or EOC scores.
English II (level 2)- minimum score of 4000
Algebra I (level 2)- minimum score of 4000, and high school Algebra II course score of 70 or above
English- 19 with a composite score of 23
Math- 19 with a composite score of 23
Evidence Based Writing- 480 minimum
Math- 530 minimum
Evidence-based Reading and Writing - 460 minimum
Mathematics - 510 minimum
For students entering 11th grade only:
English- 19 plus a combined score of 23
Mathematics- 19 plus a combined score of 23
(Students entering 12th grade must show new exemption base on TAKS, SAT, or ACT)
If a student is not exempt from testing, the TSI assessment must be taken prior to registration. For information on each test, see the Amarillo College Testing Center website. To schedule testing contact your school counselor or the Amarillo College Testing Center, 806-371-5445.
Reading- 351 or higher
Math- 350 or higher
Writing- 340-390 and minimum 4 on WritePlacer essay
-or- 310-339 and levels 4-6 on ABE Diagnostic and minimum 5 on WritePlacer Essay
The table below shows which test is required for each course:
Art Appreciation, Biology, Child Development, Computer courses, Criminal Justice, Economics,Education, Electronics, EMT, Foreign Languages, Government of the U.S., History of the U.S., Humanities, Learning Frameworks, Life Science, Music Appreciation, Music Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Sign Language, Sociology.
Reading and Writing
College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Physics, Business Math, Machining
Math and Reading
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