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Texas Success Initiative Cut Scores & Course Placement

TSI Test Scores are valid for a period of five (5) years from the date of testing.

Academic Year: 2019-2020 - Test scores effective as of 03/01/2020


TSI Writing

  
  
EPCC Course Placement
No Essay or 0 - 2310 - 390
INRW 0310
3310 - 390
English 1301 and INRW 0311 *
4310 - 339
English 1301 and INRW 0311 *
4Equal or Greater than 340
English 1301
5 - 8Less than 340 AND ABE Writing Diagnostics (ABW1) Equal or Greater than 4
English 1301

Banner Codes: PTSW - Multiple Choice; PTSE - Essay
*Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) Co-Requisite


TSI Reading

  
EPCC Course Placement
310 - 341 and ABR1 = 1 - 3
INRW 0310
310 - 341 and ABR1 = 4 - 6 or 342 - 350
INRW 0312 * along with Content Co-Requisite Course.
351 – 390
College level reading-based courses.

Banner Code: PTSR
*Co-Requisite


TSI Mathematics

For Course Placement into Math 1314, Math 1324, Math 1342:

  
EPCC Course Placement
310 - 320
NCBM 0302
321 - 343
MATH 0305
NCBM 0314 & MATH 1314*
NCBM 0324 & MATH 1324*
MATH 0404 & MATH 1342*
344 - 349
NCBM 0114 & MATH 1314*
NCBM 0124 & MATH 1324*
NCBM 0142 & MATH 1342*
350 - 390
MATH 1314
MATH 1324
MATH 1342

Banner Code: PTSM
*Co-Requisite


For Course Placement into Math 1332:

  
EPCC Course Placement
310 - 315
NCBM 0302
316 - 320
NCBM 0132 & MATH 1332*
321 - 390
MATH 1332

Banner Code: PTSM
*Co-Requisite

To place into MATH 2412 a student may take the New Generation ACCUPLACER or may take a challenge exam to place into MATH 2412 or MATH 2413.