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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

Students must be TSI complete in reading to enroll in the following courses:

 

ARTS      1301      Art Appreciation

ARTS      1303      Art History I

ARTS      1304      Art History II

BIOL      1322      Nutrition and Diet Therapy

BIOL      1406      Biology for Science Majors I

BIOL      1407      Biology for Science Majors II

BIOL      1411      General Botany

BIOL      1413      General Zoology

BIOL      2401      Anatomy & Physiology I

BIOL      2402      Anatomy & Physiology II

BIOL      2404      Anatomy and Physiology

BIOL      2420      Microbiology (non-science majors)

BIOL      2421      Microbiology for Science Majors

CHEM    1405      Introductory Chemistry I

CHEM    1406      Introductory Chemistry I (for allied health)

CHEM    1407      Introductory Chemistry II (for allied health)

CHEM    1411      General Chemistry I

CHEM    1412      General Chemistry II

CHEM    2423      Organic Chemistry I

CHEM    2425      Organic Chemistry II

DRAM    1310      Introduction to Theatre

ECON    2301      Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON    2302      Principles of Microeconomics

MUSI     1306      Music Appreciation

MUSI     1307      Music Literature

PHYS      1415      Physical Science I

PHYS      1417      Physical Science II

SPCH      1315      Public Speaking

SPCH      1321      Business & Professional Communications

 

Reading and Writing

Students must be TSI complete in reading and writing to enroll in the following courses:

ENGL     1302      English Composition & Literature

ENGL     2322      British Literature I

ENGL     2323      British Literature II

ENGL     2327      American Literature I

ENGL     2328      American Literature II

ENGL     2332      World Literature I

ENGL     2333      World Literature II

 

Math

Students must be TSI Math (non-algebraic) complete in order to enroll in the following courses:

ACCT     2401      Financial Accounting

ACCT     2402      Managerial Accounting

BIOL      2401      Anatomy & Physiology

BIOL      2420      Microbiology

CHEM    1405      Introductory Chemistry I

CHEM    1406      Introductory Chemistry I (for allied health)

CHEM    1407      Introductory Chemistry II (for allied health)

MATH   1325      Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences II

 

Students must be TSI Math (algebraic) complete in math to enroll in the following courses:

BIOL      1406      Biology for Science Majors I

BIOL      1407      Biology for Science Majors II

BIOL      1411      General Botany

BIOL      1413      General Zoology

BIOL      2421      Microbiology Science Majors

CHEM    1407      Introductory Chemistry II (for allied health)

CHEM    1411      General Chemistry I

CHEM    1412      General Chemistry II

CHEM    2423      Organic Chemistry I

CHEM    2425      Organic Chemistry II

ENGR     1304      Engineering Graphics I

ENGR     2301      Engineering Mechanics I

ENGL     2302      Engineering Mechanics II

MATH   1350      Fundamentals of Mathematics I

MATH   1351      Fundamentals of Mathematics II

MATH   2312      Pre-Calculus

MATH    2318      Linear Algebra

MATH   2320      Differential Equations

MATH   2413      Calculus I

MATH   2414      Calculus II

MATH   2415      Calculus III

PHYS      1401      College Physics I

PHYS      1402      College Physics II

PHYS      2425      University Physics I

PHYS      2426      University Physics II