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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 9PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN PUBLIC TWO-YEAR COLLEGES
SUBCHAPTER LMULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES ASSOCIATE DEGREES
RULE §9.552Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Board or Coordinating Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (2) Core Curriculum--Has the meaning as defined by §4.28 of this title (relating to Transfer of Credit, Core Curriculum and Field of Study Curricula).

  (3) Degree Plan--The meaning as defined in Texas Education Code, §51.9685(a)(1).

  (4) Four-year College or University--A degree-granting postsecondary institution as define in Texas Education Code, §61.003(3).

  (5) Multidisciplinary Studies Associate Degree Program--A coordinating board approved associate of arts or associate of science degree composed of the college's core curriculum and enough additional courses to equal 60 semester credit hours (SCH). The SCH beyond the core curriculum must be selected by the student, in consultation with an academic advisor, and transfer to a specific field of study or major at a university of the student's choice.

  (6) Public Community College--The meaning as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(2).


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.552 adopted to be effective November 25, 2015, 40 TexReg 8206

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