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Requirements for Admissions to Dual Credit Courses

  1. Be in the 1st quartile of their high school graduating class. Effective immediately, to be eligible to enroll in any non-math UTPB courses prospective dual credit students must score a minimum of 351 in Reading and attain a Writing essay score of 5 or essay score of 4 and multiple choice score of 363 on the New TSI Assessment. Prospective dual credit students who wish to register for college math courses (1000 and 2000 level) must score a minimum of 350 on the math portion of the TSI Assessment and meet any other math prerequisites.
  2. Students in the 2nd quartile of their high school graduating class, must submit a copy of one of the following minimum standardized test scores SAT (CR+M) of 900 or higher; or ACT of 19 or higher or, PSAT of 90 or higher, or PLAN of 19 or higher. Effective immediately, to be eligible to enroll in any non-math UTPB courses prospective dual credit students must score a minimum of 351 in Reading and attain a Writing essay score of 5 or essay score of 4 and multiple choice score of 363 on the New TSI Assessment. Prospective dual credit students who wish to register for college math courses (1000 and 2000 level) must score a minimum of 350 on the math portion of the TSI Assessment and meet any other math prerequisites.

One of the following standardized exemptions may also be used to satisfy TSI requirements.

  • ACT of 23 with a minimum of 19 on the English test shall be exempt for both reading and writing sections of the TSI assessment and/or a 19 on the math section shall be exempt for the math section of the TSI assessment.
  • SAT (CR+M) of 1070 with a minimum of 500 on the critical reading, verbal test shall be exempt for both reading and writing sections of the TSI Assessment. A 500 on the mathematics shall be exempt for the math section of the TSI Assessment.
  • The Eleventh grade exit-level Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) with a minimum scale score of 2200 on the Math section and/or a minimum scale score of 2200 on the English Language Arts sections with a writing subsection score of at least 3, shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment required under this title for those corresponding sections.
  • STAAR end of course (EOC) with a minimum score of Level 2 on the English III shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment required under this title for both reading and writing, and a minimum score of Level 2 on the Algebra II EOC shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment required under this title for the mathematics section.
All UTPB Dual Credit students shall maintain a C or better in their Dual Credit courses in order to continue participation in the Dual Credit Academy.

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