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Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Compliance
The Texas Success Initiative
- Is required by the Texas State Legislature for identifying and preparing academically those students whose basic skills in reading, writing and/or mathematics are less than what is required to succeed college level courses.
- Requires continuous student participation in developmental education classes if that student is deficient in the academic areas of reading, writing, and/or mathematics.
- Requires all NON-EXEMPT incoming students to complete the mandatory TSI Pre-Assessment Activity and then to take the TSI Assessment test before registering for classes.
TSI Scoring and Exemption Standards
If not TSI Compliant, CANNOT take the following TAMUG courses:
Find out if you are already TSI Compliant and in what areas
Click here for a Voucher Application
Click here for instructions on Pre-Assessment Activity
Developmental Education Courses
CAEX 001: BASIC MATH SKILLS
Developmental instruction in mathematics includes the integers, rational numbers, applications, exponents, polynomials, solutions of equations, graphing, elementary geometry, and reasoning skills. May not be used toward a degree.
CAEX 004: READING/WRITING CONNECTION
Designed for students whose Texas Success Initiative requirements for reading and/or writing have not been met; develops additional reading and writing kills by emphasizing the interrelatedness between the two disciplines. May not be used for credit toward a degree.