The unit for counting credits is the semester credit hour. A semester credit hour is defined as one hour of class work a week or its equivalent in laboratory pursued for one semester. Enrollment in twelve or more semester credit hours is considered to be full-time student status; however, the usual recommended load for full-time […]
Scholastic dishonesty, involving but not limited to cheating on a test, plagiarism, collusion, or falsification of records will make the student liable for disciplinary action after being investigated by the Dean of Students. Proven violations of this nature may result in the student being dropped from the class with an “F.” This policy applies campus […]
Texas Senate Bill 1321, entitled “Right to an Academic Fresh Start” allows a person who is a resident of Texas to apply for undergraduate admission and not have coursework completed 10 or more years prior to the date of anticipated enrollment included as consideration in the admission decision. This allows undergraduate students to begin a […]
Academic accountability at Texarkana College is based on maximizing student progress toward successful course and program completion. Students enrolled at Texarkana College are expected to maintain a 2.0 semester/term grade point average on all work attempted. Academic standing is designed to monitor student progress so that college staff can intervene and explore options with students […]
Students transferring from another college to Texarkana College who have been placed on warning by their previous college/university will be admitted on scholastic warning.
Students are required to have a computer with Internet access for classes. The computer must be an actual computer – smart phones, iPads, Androids, Chromebooks, etc., are not acceptable substitutes because they lack software compatibility necessary to complete all assignments and tests. Financial costs for the necessary equipment and internet access are the responsibility of […]
The Developmental Education Program at Texarkana College provides instruction, innovative courses, interventions, services, and resources to strengthen academic success, to improve student retention, and to enhance college completion for all students. Developmental education services include preparation for collegiate-level studies and training in the basic skill review of reading, writing, and mathematics for each program’s entry-level […]
Final examinations are integral parts of the instructional program and should be given in all courses. Unless notified otherwise in faculty syllabi, students should assume that an examination will be given. Final examinations are given during the week of classes set aside for that purpose. Individual students may be granted a variance from that scheduled […]
The following grades are used in evaluating the student’s work: A, B, C, D1, F, I, and W. Passing grades are A, B, C, and D1; F is failure. The grade “I” indicates incomplete work or absence from examination by excuse. This incomplete grade must be made up by the end of the next long […]
Reports on the work of students will be posted to the student’s academic record at the end of each term. Students may view their grade online by logging into their myTC account.
Grade determination and awarding of a final grade in a course is clearly the responsibility of the instructor. Final grade reports will be available to the student within a reasonable time following the end of the course. When a student becomes aware of a final grade that is believed to be incorrect, the student may […]
Texarkana College confers four major degrees: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), and the Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT). In addition, Texarkana College awards certificates of graduation for completion of programs of fewer than two years in length. This catalog reflects the Texas Common Course Numbering […]
Semester Honors Students enrolled for 12 or more college-level semester credit hours who make a 3.8 grade point average or higher are placed on the President’s List. Those who make a 3.2 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List. Developmental courses cannot be used as part of the 12 semester credit hours as they […]
The following are not simply suggestions for becoming a successful college student: they are your responsibilities as a college student. Set yourself up to succeed. It is your responsibility to plan a schedule that accommodates your lifestyle. For example, if you know that you are not a morning person, do not schedule 8:00 a.m. classes. […]
Students must initiate a partial or total withdrawal either by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Office of Enrollment Services, and they must surrender their student ID card with a total withdrawal. Any student who officially withdraws from a semester hour course up to three weeks before the start of final examinations (fall and spring), […]