Academic Standing

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 […]

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Academic Fresh Start

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 […]

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Academic Dishonesty Policy

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 […]

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Academic Course Load

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 […]

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Developmental Education

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 […]

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Grade Point Average (GPA)

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 […]

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Scholastic Honors

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 […]

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Process for Appealing a Final Grade in a Course

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 […]

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Withdrawal from Classes

J. Withdrawal from Classes Students must initiate a partial or total withdrawal either by e-mail to registrar@texarkanacollege.edu or in person at the Enrollment Services Office 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 […]

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Final Examinations

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 […]

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Grade Reports

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.

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Requirements for Graduation

Texarkana College confers three major degrees: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Arts (AA), and the Associate in Science (AS). In addition, Texarkana College awards certificates of graduation for completion of programs of less than two years in length. This catalog reflected the Texas Common Course Numbering system adopted by Texarkana College in […]

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Student Responsibilities

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. […]

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