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Building a strong core
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We have more than just technical degrees. You can also get your general academics here.

“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:

  • Transfer credits to another public college or university.
  • Complete an AAS or AS at TSTC and transfer.
  • Get your "basics" out of the way.

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.

Academic Core Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board since Fall 2014.

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This award is ideal for college transfer.

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