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Developmental Education

If you do not pass one or all parts (reading, writing, and math) of the TSI Assessment, you will be required to enroll in developmental education coursework before you can enroll in a college credit course for the subject in which you did not pass.  

TAMUCC offers Math 0300 - Developmental Mathematics, for students who do not pass the Math portion of the TSI Assessment and ENGL 0399 - Integrated Reading and Writing, for students who do not pass the reading or writing portions of the TSI Assessment. 

MATH 0300 - Developmental Mathematics - 3 sem. hrs.

Course Description: 

Topics include number concepts, computation, elementary algebra, geometry, and mathematical reasoning. Also, linear equations and inequalities, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, quadratics and word problems. May be repeated for credit as needed to complete mastery of all topics. (Not counted toward graduation.) A passing grade of "DC" or above required.

ENGL 0399 - Integrated Reading and Writing - 3 sem. hrs.

Course Description: 

A portfolio-based course  with required tutoring (lab) time focused on the writing and reading processes, including strategies for invention, revision, and editing, and techniques of active reading, such as analysis, inference, summary, and evaluating texts. Students will enter ENGL 0399 through Texas Success Initiative (TSI) mandated remediation. (Not counted toward graduation) (Co-Requisite: ENGL 1302) A passing grade of "DC" or above required.