| (iii) Cheerleading.
(E) All substitution activities allowed in subparagraphs
(B)-(D) of this paragraph must include at least 100 minutes per five-day
school week of moderate to vigorous physical activity.
(F) Credit may not be earned more than once for any
course identified in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph. No more than
four substitution credits may be earned through any combination of
substitutions allowed in subparagraphs (B)-(D) of this paragraph.
(G) A student who is unable to participate in physical
activity due to disability or illness may substitute an academic elective
credit (English language arts, mathematics, science, or social studies)
or a course that is offered for credit as provided by the TEC, §28.002(g-1),
for the physical education credit requirement. The determination regarding
a student's ability to participate in physical activity will be made
(i) the student's ARD committee if the student receives
special education services under the TEC, Chapter 29, Subchapter A;
(ii) the committee established for the student under
Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC, §794) if the
student does not receive special education services under the TEC,
Chapter 29, Subchapter A, but is covered by the Rehabilitation Act
of 1973; or
(iii) a committee established by the school district
of persons with appropriate knowledge regarding the student if each
of the committees described by clauses (i) and (ii) of this subparagraph
is inapplicable. This committee shall follow the same procedures required
of an ARD or a Section 504 committee.
(7) Fine arts--one credit.
(A) The credit may be selected from the following courses
subject to prerequisite requirements:
(i) Art, Level I, II, III, or IV;
(ii) Dance, Level I, II, III, or IV;
(iii) Music, Level I, II, III, or IV;
(iv) Music Studies;
(v) Theatre, Level I, II, III, or IV;
(vi) Musical Theatre, Level I, II, III, or IV;
(vii) Technical Theatre, Level I, II, III, or IV;
(viii) Principles and Elements of Floral Design;
(ix) Digital Art and Animation; and
(x) 3-D Modeling and Animation.
(B) In accordance with local district policy, credit
may be earned through participation in a community-based fine arts
program not provided by the school district in which the student is
enrolled. The district must apply to the commissioner of education
for approval of such programs, which may be substituted for state
graduation credit in fine arts. Approval may be granted if the fine
arts program provides instruction in the essential knowledge and skills
identified for a fine arts course as defined by Chapter 117, Subchapter
C, of this title (relating to High School).
(c) Elective courses--five credits. The credits must
be selected from the list of courses specified in §74.11(g),
(h), or (i) of this title (relating to High School Graduation Requirements)
or from a locally developed course or activity developed pursuant
to the TEC, §28.002(g-1), for which a student may receive credit
and that does not satisfy a specific course requirement.
(d) Substitutions. No substitutions are allowed in
the Foundation High School Program, except as specified in this chapter.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §74.12 adopted to be effective July 8, 2014, 39 TexReg 5149; amended to be effective August 22, 2016, 41 TexReg 5039; amended to be effective August 28, 2017, 42 TexReg 3139