|(a) Each institution shall include the applicable course
numbers from the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS) in its
printed and electronic catalogs, course listings, and any other appropriate
informational resources, and in the application of the provisions
of this subchapter. Institutions that do not use the TCCNS taxonomy
as their sole means of course numbering shall publish the following
information in their printed and electronic catalogs, course listings,
and any other appropriate informational resources:
(1) The TCCNS prefix and number must be displayed immediately
adjacent to the institutional course prefix and number (e.g. ENG 101
(ENGL 1301)) at the beginning of each course description; and
(2) The printed and electronic catalogs shall include
a chart, table, or matrix, alphabetized by common course prefix, listing
all common courses taught at the institution by both the common and
local course number. For printed catalogs, the chart, table, or matrix
should be referenced in a table of contents and/or a subject index.
(b) Each institutional catalog shall include an explanation
of the TCCNS and the significance of TCCNS courses for transfer purposes.
(c) Each institution shall comply with the requirements
of subsections (a) and (b) of this section no later than September
(d) For good cause, the Commissioner may approve an
exemption from the requirements of this section.