Tarrant County College is a comprehensive two-year public institution serving the residents of Tarrant County, enrolling approximately 50,000 students each semester. The College offers five transferable degrees (Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Music, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science and Associate of Science in Engineering), 68 Associate of Applied Science degrees, 134 certificates of completion, 17 occupational skills awards.
Tarrant County College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. The College offers academic and technical courses at six campuses and multiple locations throughout Tarrant County.
Tarrant County Junior College was established by a countywide election on July 31, 1965 to provide county residents an opportunity to receive college training. In 1999, the institution’s name was changed to Tarrant County College. South Campus opened in 1967, followed by Northeast (1968), Northwest (1976), Southeast (1996), Trinity River Campus (2009) and TCC Connect Campus (2015). The Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics opened in Fall 2014 at Alliance Airport as part of the Northwest Campus. The College District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees elected for staggered six-year terms in single member districts.
MISSION AND VISION
Tarrant County College District provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
Role and Scope
Tarrant County College implements its mission through a clearly defined set of programs, services and partnerships that include:
• University transfer programs
• Workforce education programs
• Technical programs
• Customized training
• Developmental courses
• Adult literacy courses
• Community Education & Engagement and community services
COLLEGE GOALS & PRINCIPLES
Tarrant County College is committed to providing guided pathways for students that help them achieve their educational goals. By committing to the institution’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles, TCC will function as One College, be Student Ready, and Serve the Community. These goals are the lens and the principles are the focus through which TCC employees approach their work every day.
For more information about TCC’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles, visit https://www.tccd.edu/about/mission-and-vision/college-goals-and-principles/
Institution Website: https://www.tccd.edu/