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Texas Core Curriculum Submission Portal

The Texas Core Curriculum (TCC) submission portal is open for institutions to submit the three components - I. Course Selection Process, II. Course Assessment Plan, and III. Proposed Courses - for review.

Step 1: Request Access to the TCC Submission Portal

  1. TCC Submission Portal link: https://www1.thecb.state.tx.us/apps/TCC
  2. Log in or Sign up for CBID, as necessary
  3. Request access to TCC

Request for access can be submitted at any time. Approval confirmation will be emailed within three business days. Detailed instructions for CBID access are found in the TCC User Manual appendix.

Step 2: Submit Documents and Course Selection

1. Required Core Curriculum documentation

A. Component I: The Course Selection Process document that describes your institution's process for ensuring each course aligns with the Foundational Component Area (FCA) definitions and incorporates the required Core Objectives.

[Upload as PDF or Word document.]

B.  Component II: The Core Objective Assessment Plan that

a. describes the process for determining Core Objective attainment, and

b. describes your institution's plan for assessment of each Core Objective.

[Upload as single or separate PDF or word documents.]

C Component III (B): A URL link to specific documentation and/or documents of how the students will demonstrate the Core Objectives, such as syllabi and other relevant material.

[Provide link and/or upload PDF or word document. PDF documents must be searchable.]

2. Selection of Proposed Courses [Component III (A)]

A. Submit courses to each of the eight FCA.

B. Submit courses to the Component Area Option.

[Select courses from University Program Inventory or ACGM.]

3. Review and Submit to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


Coordinating Board staff estimate institutions receiving final notification of a complete review within eight weeks of submission. All core consideration will be complete by March 1, 2014.

Submissions will be accepted from August 1, 2013 through November 30, 2013. Only institutions that requested early submission will have their TCC reviewed in August through October. If your institution wishes to submit the components in September or October and is not identified below, contact Dr. Melinda Valdez-Ellis (Melinda.valdez@thecb.state.tx.us).

August 1st-31st

  • Midwestern State University
  • San Jacinto Community College
  • Southwest Texas Junior College
  • Texas Tech University
  • Tyler Junior College
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • West Texas A&M University

September 1st-30th

  • Alamo Community College District
  • El Paso Community College
  • Laredo Community College
  • Texas A&M International University
  • Texas State University
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

October 1st-31st

  • Amarillo College
  • Cisco College
  • Collin County Community College
  • Kilgore College

November 1st-30th

  • All other institutions

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