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You must meet the following standards to begin college-level coursework. Students placing below the standard scores will be advised into an appropriate developmental education intervention to develop the skills needed to be successful in a credit-bearing course.
TSI ASSESSMENT
College Readiness
Reading
351
Writing
4 essay with 340+ MC or 5 essay with ABE 5-6
Math
350
 

TSIA Standard Scores and Placement

Subject Test TSIA 2.0

(ONLY Placement test as of 01/11/2021)

Score

Course Placement

Score

Subject Test TSIA

Scores good for 5 years from test date

ELAR

CRC 945-990 AND

 Essay 5-8

College Ready Score

MC 351

Reading

ELAR

CRC 910-944 AND

Diagnostice Level 5-6 AND

Essay 5-8

College Ready Score

 

 

 

ELAR

Essay score ≤ 4 AND

Diagnostic Level 4

ENGL 1301 or 2341

 AND 0010

310-350

Reading

College Ready Score

5+ Essay  OR

4 Essay AND MC 340+

Writing

 

 

ENGL 1301 or 2341

 AND 0010

3-4 Essay  with <340 OR <4 Essay with 340+

Writing

ELAR

Diagnostic Level ≤ 4

ENGL 0302

Not complete in both Reading and Writing

MATH

CRC 950-990

College Ready Score

350+

Math

MATH

CRD 910-949 AND

Diagnostic Level 6

College Ready Score

 

 

MATH

CRC ≤ 935 AND

Diagnostic Level ≤ 3

MATH 0302

<335

Math

MATH

CRC 910-949 AND Diagnostic Level 4

MATH 1332, 1342, or MATH 1314/1324 with NCBO

335-349

Math

Developmental Education Options
Students not meeting TSI college readiness standards will be advised in Advising Services to evaluate whether developmental course work or other interventions would be most appropriate. Standard developmental course placement based on the TSI Assessment scores is reflected in the following table.

 
Area Not Complete
CANNOT concurrently enroll

MATH

MATH 2412, 2413, CHEM 1401, PHYS 1401

READING (ELAR)

ENGL 2000+, HIST, POSC, PSYC, SOCI

WRITING (ELAR)

ENGL 1302
 
 
 
 

Terminology

 
Developmental Education
Pre-college, non-degree credit courses, interventions, tutorials, laboratories, and other means provided to ensure the success of a student in performing entry-level academic coursework. Intervention options may vary in any given semester, options will be posted for upcoming semesters as soon as the schedule becomes available.  Placement will be determined by holistic advising to determine what meets the individual student's needs when the student meets with an academic adviser.
 
Developmental Course
Non-degree-credit coursework and/or activity designed to address a student's strengths and needs in the areas of reading, writing, integrated reading and writing (IRW), mathematics, and student success.

Non-Course Based Option (NCBO)
Interventions that use learning approaches designed to address a student's identified weaknesses and effectively and efficiently prepare the student for college-level work. These interventions must be overseen by an instructor of record, must not fit traditional course frameworks, and cannot include advising or learning support activities already connected to a traditional course; interventions may include, but are not limited to, tutoring, supplemental instruction, or labs.

Individual Learning Plan
A personalized plan, developed by the student and adviser, used to chart progress toward academic goals and to ensure the student is on the quickest path to graduation while determining the resources and tools they need to be prepared for a successful pathway in life after graduation.

Course Pairings
Non-course based review paired with a credit-bearing course. Students will be provided with a review in the area of concern and supplemental support in a college-level course which has been selected to assist the student further develop the appropriate skills.