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.