Tyler Junior College

Academic Foundations

The School of Academic Foundations assists TJC students by providing instruction, services, innovative programs, and resources to strengthen academic success, improve student retention, and enhance college completion.

The School of Academic Foundations is committed to the Achieving the Dream (AtD) initiative, the American Association of Community College’s (AACC) College Completion agenda, and to campus and community partnerships.

Academic Foundations is comprised of three Departments to meet TJC student needs:

The Department of Developmental Education

  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Writing

The Department of Learning Support Services

  • Academic Success Lab
  • College Placement Test Prep
  • Early Alert Program
  • Learning Support/Tutoring
  • Supplemental Electronic Tutoring [PLATO]
  • Test-Out Program
  • TJC Writing Center

The Department of Student Development

  • College Success course
  • Freshman Interest Groups [FIGs]
  • Intensive College Program [ICP]
  • Retention-Intensive Success Experiences [RISE] course
  • Student Success Skills & Strategies [STSS] course

Academic Foundations

Lisa M. Harper
Dean
Office: Potter 105
Email: lhar@tjc.edu
Phone: 903-510-2147

Short URL to this page: www.tjc.edu/AcademicFoundations

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