Removal of HS Course Deficiencies

A-89 Admissions Requirements for Tennessee Board of Regents Institutions

Tennessee Board of Regents Admissions Standards implemented in Fall 1989 apply to all students graduating from any in-state or out-of-state high school or those receiving the GED certificate Spring 1989 and thereafter.

Students should present a high school transcript containing evidence of satisfactory completion of the high school core courses in the following areas. Students who have deficiencies in English or Algebra are subject to applicable provisions governing Developmental Studies. These provisions are identified in Guideline A-100.

High School Course Removal of Deficiency
English I Satisfactory ACT scores (>18 on English sub score) or COMPASS tests in English and reading are used to determine the placement of students requiring removal of unit deficiencies in English.
English II
English III
English IV
Algebra I Satisfactory ACT scores (>18 on Math sub score) or COMPASS mathematics tests are used to determine the placement of students requiring removal of unit deficiencies in Algebra I or II.
Algebra II
Geometry/Advanced Math ADPM0990 Geometry
Natural/Physical Science I See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below.
Natural/Physical Science II See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below.
Social Studies See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below
US History See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below
Foreign Language I See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below.
Foreign Language II See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below. Courses used to complete deficiencies in foreign language may be designated as electives and apply toward fulfillment of graduation requirements; however, in certain courses of study with restricted ranges of electives, these courses may become add-on hours
Visual/Performing Arts See appropriate subject category in the TBR Forty-One Semester Hour Gen. Ed. Curriculum below.

General Guidelines:

Approved Courses for General Education

Communication

ENGL1010 Writing I
ENGL1020 Writing II
SPCH2410 Introduction to Speech Communication
PC2500 Communicating in the Professions

Humanities and Fine Arts

ART1030 Art Appreciation
ENGL2130 American Literature
ENGL2230 British Literature
ENGL2330 World Literature
FREN2510 French Culture and Civilization
GERM2520 German Culture and Civilization
HIST1010 Survey of European Civilization I
HIST1020 Survey of European Civilization II
HIST1110 World Civilization I
HIST1120 World Civilization II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
MUAR2500 Art and Ideas
PHIL1030 Introduction to Philosophy
SPAN2510 Spanish Culture and Civilization
SPAN2550 Latin American Culture and Civilization
THEA1030 Introduction to Theater

Social/Behavioral Sciences

ANTH1100/SOC 1100 Introduction to Anthropology
ECON2010 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
GEOG1120 Human Geography
POLS2210 American Government
PSY 2010 General Psychology
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology

History

HIST2010 American History I
HIST2020 American History II

Natural Sciences

ASTR1010 Introduction to Modern Astronomy I
ASTR1020 Introduction to Modern Astronomy II
BIOL1010 Introduction to Biology I
BIOL1020 Introduction to Biology II
BIOL1110 General Zoology
BIOL1120 General Botany
BIOL1310 Concepts of Biology and Environment
BIOL2010 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL2020 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL2020 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
CHEM1010 Introduction to Chemistry I
CHEM1020 Introduction to Chemistry II
CHEM1110 General Chemistry I
CHEM1120 General Chemistry II
CHEM1310 Concepts of Chemistry
GEOL1040 Physical Geology
GEOL1045 Geology and the Environment
GEOL1310 Concepts of Geology
PHYS1310 Concepts of Physics
PHYS2010 Algebra-based Physics I
PHYS2020 Algebra-based Physics II
PHYS2110/2111 Calculus-based Physics I (with lab)
PHYS2120/2121 Calculus-based Physics II (with lab)

Mathematics

MATH1010 Introduction to Contemporary Mathematical Ideas
MATH1130 College Algebra
MATH1410 Survey of Elementary Mathematics I
MATH1530 Elementary Probability and Statistics
MATH1630 Finite Mathematics
MATH1710 Pre-Calculus I
MATH1720 Pre-Calculus II
MATH1730 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
MATH1830 Concepts of Calculus
MATH1910 Calculus I

Revised A89 High School Deficiency Policy / UPDATE: August 2007

The Tennessee Board of Regents and the TBR Presidents have revised the A89 High School Deficiency Policy.