2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 9

A-9 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
A–General Information
Coursedescriptions for the followingdevelopmental
coursesmaybe found in thecoursedescriptions
sectionof this catalogor thecoursecatalogaccessible
through the
portal.
ENGLISH
• ENG98RPREPARATORYCOMPOSITION
• ENG95BASICWRITING II
• READ95READINGAND IMPROVEMENT
Registration foronlinedevelopmental courses in
English requires aminimum readingcomprehension
scoreof 86andWritePlacer scorebetween1 -4.
ENGLISHASASECONDLANGUAGE
• ENG81-AESLLISTENINGANDSPEAKING
• ENG81-CESLREADING/WRITING
• ENG88 ESLGRAMMAR
• ENG112-ABRIDGEESLLISTENINGSKILLS
• ENG112-CBRIDGEESLREADINGSKILLS
• ENG112-DBRIDGEESLCOMPOSITION
MATHEMATICS
• MATH90CONTINUINGSTUDIES INMATH
• MATH95ELEMENTARYALGEBRA
• MATH96 INTERMEDIATEALGEBRA
Registration foronlinedevelopmentalmathcourses is
bydepartmental permissionand limited to students
whomeet the following three requirements:
1. The student has not droppedor failed the class prior,
2. The student has earneda grade of ‘A’ or ‘B’ in the
prerequisite classwithin thepast twoyears, or has
qualifyingACCUPLACERmath,ACTmathor SAT
math scorewithin thepast twoyears, and
3. The student has aminimumACCUPLACER
ReadingComprehension score of 86andaminimum
ACCUPLACERWritePlacer score of 5or the student
has aminimumACCUPLACERESLReadingSkills
score of 115andaminimumACCUPLACERESL
WritePlacer score of 3or the student has aminimum
score of 440onboth the SATReadingandWriting
tests, or aminimum score of 18onboth theACT
ReadingandWriting tests, takenwithin thepast two
years.
Studentswhomeet these requirements areadvised to
contact theMathDepartment.
PleaseNote:Studentsmustcompleteanyrequired
courseworkbeforecompleting30credits,otherwise
studentsmustpay forthemontheirownasfinancial
aidwillnot fundremedialcoursesoncethestudent
hasattempted30credits.
AdvancedStanding
TMCCwill accept credit fromavarietyof training
andeducational programs towardanassociate
degreeand/or certificateof achievement.Contact the
Admissions andRecordsofficeabouthow toobtain
anadvanced standingevaluation.
Themaximumnumberof credits allowed for
transfer fromall sources is45creditsperdegree.
Themaximumnumberof creditspossible ineach
category is:
1. advanced standing fromother colleges and
universities: 45 credits total.
2. advanced standing from credit by examination: 30
credits.
3. advanced standing fromnontraditional sources: 15
credits or amaximumof 25%of the total credits
required for thedegree.
Transcriptswhichare received fromother collegesor
universitiesmust comedirectly from that school to
theAdmissions andRecordsoffice tobeclassifiedas
official transcripts.Weaccept official transcripts from
studentsprovided theenvelope isnot open.All other
transcriptswill beconsideredunofficial andwill
not beevaluated.TheTMCCTransferCreditPolicy
appears inAppendixCof this coursecatalog.
Advisement
AcademicAdvisement assistsnew, continuing,
transfer, and international students in identifying,
planning for, andachievingeducational andpersonal
goals. Inaddition tomeetingwithanadvisorduring
NewStudentOrientation, studentswillmeetwith
anadvisorduring theirfirst semester at anOn-Track
advising sessionwhere students learnhow touse
andother campus systems tohelpplan
future semesters andgraduate. It is recommended
that students seekacademicadvisement before
registeringeach semester, before transferring
toanother collegeoruniversity, and/orbefore
graduation toassist in:
• Creatingan educational plan
• Identifying courses needed towards graduation
• Understanding transfer informationandprocedures
• Navigatingandunderstanding campus tools and
resources
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