“Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will gain a foundation of knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, develop principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning” (Texas Coordinating Board)
With TSTC's Academic Core classes, you can:
After completing the Academic Core courses at TSTC, you'll receive an institutional certificate of completion. In order to qualify to receive the certificate, you must obtain a "C" or better in all courses taken for core completion. You must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Completion of the Academic Core allows you to transfer all the classes as a block. This will substitute for the academic core at any other public college or university in Texas.
Please note: You must complete TSTC 1101 College Success course in your 1st semester.
The Academic Core hs been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board since Fall 2014.