There are some important things to make sure you understand before you apply. Fundamentals of Conceptual Understanding & Success (FOCUS) is a program designed to help struggling students succeed in college level mathematics. You will be taking 2 math courses back to back. The FOCUS program is intensive and requires students to adhere to high standards.
What course do you want to take?
All applicants 18 or younger must provide their guardian information below.
I am a student with (check all that apply)...*
...have taken MATH 0331 in the past. ...have taken MATH 0332 in the past but have not passed the course. ...am not Texas Success Initiative (TSI) compliant (have scored below 270 on the THEA or below 76 on COMPASS or below 86 on ACCUPLACER)
List all MATH courses taken since high school.
Please provide a nominating reference: (A nominating reference can be anyone who can attest to your commitment to the program, but please exclude family members).
Sam Houston State University and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board are using student data to evaluate the effectiveness of this program. All data is confidential. It will be reported only in the aggregate and for the express purpose of measuring and reporting on the effectiveness of this program.
I understand that any such information will be used by Sam Houston State University and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board only for these purposes, that Sam Houston State University and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will not disclose any such information that personally identifies a student to any other party, and that any report generated on the basis of this information will not personally identify any student.
FOCUS Terms and Conditions
I certify that all information given in this application and supporting documents is correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false information, omissions, or misrepresentations of facts called for in this application may disqualify my application.
I have read and understand the Expectation Agreement and I understand all the requirements and expectations of the FOCUS program. I will complete all the requirements, and adhere to all policies, including the attendance policy. I understand that there may be monetary or grade-based penalties for failing to comply with program policies.
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