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Texas Core Curriculum

The Texas Core Curriculum (TCC) is estabilshed in Texas Education Code Chapter 61, Subchapter S. Coordinating Board rules are in Texas Administrative Code Title 19, Part 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter B.

Texas Core Curriculum List of Courses 
All public institution have an approved list of courses as part of their core curriculum of their Texas Core Curriculum (TCC). The TCC list of courses is approved annually for each academic year. Lists of courses are available at Texas General Education Core Curriculum WebCenter.

The Texas Core Curriculum Submission Portal
Texas public higher education institutions may change or make revisions to their TCC once a year. The request for change must be made through the online portal available at the Core Curriculum Submission Portal. The change request for a given academic year must be concluded prior to the end of the academic year. The last day to submit a change request is June 30.

Assessment of the Texas Common Core
The purpose of the TCC assessment is to improve student attainment of the TCC core objectives. Please see the TCC Assessment Guide.

The Texas Core Corriculum
Course Submission and Review
Texas Core Curriculum Application Guide

For further information, contact:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Academic Quality and Workforce
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711

Reinold R. Cornelius, PhD
Assistant Director


Melinda Valdez, EdD
Program Director


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