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Blocked Courses
TVCC Courses Blocked Until TSI Proficiency is met

Some academic courses are blocked based on Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements. Generally, a student must pass the appropriate section on the approved TSI test, TSI Assessment, or complete the required developmental course sequence to have course blocks removed from his/her degree plan. Blocked courses in each area (reading, writing and math) are outlined below:

READING LEVEL ONE
Students placed in Developmental Reading I (DEVL 0306) are blocked from enrolling in the following courses:
ARTS 1301 ARTS 1303  ARTS 1304
DRAM 1310 ECON 2301 ECON 2302
HIST 1301 HIST 1302
HUMA 1301
MUSI 1307
PHIL 1301 PHIL 1304
PHIL 1315 PHIL 1317
SOCI 1301 SOCI 1306
SPCH 1311 SPCH 1315
SPCH 1318 SPCH 1321

READING LEVEL TWO
Students who have not passed the reading section of an approved placement test are blocked from enrolling in the following courses:
BIOL 1322 BIOL 2401 BIOL 2402
EMSP 1355 EMSP 1356
EMSP 1338 EMSP 2243 
EMSP 2434 EMSP 2444
GOVT 2305 GOVT 2306
HECO 1322
HIST 2301
PHIL 2303 PHIL 2306
PHIL 2316 PHIL 2321 PHIL 2307
PHYS 1415 PHYS 1417
PSYC 2301 PSYC 2306 PSYC 2314
SOCI 2301
SPCH 2316 SPCH 2335 SPCH 2341

READING & WRITING
Students who have not passed the reading and writing sections of an approved placement test are blocked from enrolling in the following courses:
ENGL 1301 ENGL 1302
ENGL 1313 ENGL 2307
ENGL 2311 ENGL 2322
ENGL 2323 ENGL 2326
ENGL 2332 ENGL 2333

MATHEMATICS
Student who have not passed the mathematics section of an approved placement test are blocked from enrolling in the following courses:
CHEM 1405 CHEM 1408
CHEM 1411 CHEM 1412
CHEM 2423 CHEM 2425
MATH 1332 MATH 1333
PHYS 1401


Students must score at least 350 on the math portion of the TSI Assessment to be eligible to enroll in the following courses: Some courses may have additional restrictions (see the course descriptions in the catalog for details):

MATH 1314 MATH 1324 MATH 1325
MATH 1342 MATH 1350 MATH 1351
MATH 2312
MATH 2320
MATH 2413 MATH 2414 MATH 2415
PHYS 1402 PHYS 2425 PHYS 2426