Jul 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog V 71 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog V 71 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exemptions/Waivers


BASIS FOR EXEMPTION REQUIREMENTS
ACT Test Results
Scores are valid for 5 years from date of testing
Composite score of 23 with a minimum of 19 on both the English and/or math tests shall be exempt from these corresponding sections
SAT Test Results
Scores are valid for 5 years from date of testing

Prior to March 2016: Combined critical reading and math score of 1070 or higher with a minimum of 500 on both the critical reading and/or math test shall be exempt from these corresponding sections

After March 5, 2016: Minimum score of 480 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing test shall be exempt for both reading and writing sections of the TSIA; a minimum score of 530 on the mathematics test shall be exempt for the math TSIA.

STAAR EOC Test Results
Scores are valid for 5 years from date of testing

TAKS Test Results
Scores are valid for 5 years from date of testing

A minimum score of Level 2 on the English III shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment for both reading and writing, and a minimum score of Level 2 on the Algebra II EOC shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment for the mathematics section.

Minimum of 2200 in math and/or 2200 with a writing subscore of at least 3 in English/language arts (ELA)

College degree previously earned Associate degree or higher
Transfer students from accredited private or out-of-state institution of higher education Grades of “C” or higher in equivalent English, math or reading courses will be evaluated and will normally be used to document readiness
Previous course work at another Texas institution of higher education to document readiness Grades of “C” or higher in equivalent English, math or reading readiness courses or college level courses
Level 1
Certificate students
Technical programs with 42 or fewer semester credit hours
Previous military service Students who, on or after August 1, 1990, were honorably discharged, retired or released from active duty as a member of the armed forces of the U.S. or Texas National Guard or service as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States.
Current military service Students who are serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, Texas National Guard or reserve component of the armed forces of the U.S. and have been serving for at least three years preceding enrollment.
Students not seeking a degree or certificate – testing deferred Students wishing to enroll in classes for personal enrichment. Those classes must not be of the nature to require college level skills in reading, writing or math. Maximum of 18 hours, cumulative.