| (6) American History = 060;
(7) Government/Political Science = 070;
(8) Social and Behavioral Sciences = 080; and
(9) Component Area Option = 090.
(i) Notice. Each institution must publish and make
readily available to students its core curriculum requirements stated
in terms consistent with the Texas Common Course Numbering System.
(j) Substitutions and Waivers. No institution or institutional
representative may approve course substitutions or waivers of the
institution's core curriculum requirements for any currently enrolled
student, except as provided in subsection (k) of this section. For
students who transfer to a public institution from a college or university
that is not a Texas public institution of higher education, courses
the student completed prior to admission should be evaluated to determine
whether they apply to one of the institution's core curriculum component
areas. Only those courses the institution has accepted for transfer
that can demonstrate fulfillment of the foundational component area
content descriptions, core objectives, and semester credit hours required
for the appropriate foundational component area or areas should be
applied to the institution's core curriculum.
(1) An institution of higher education may, on a case-by-case
basis, approve an accommodation of a specific core curriculum foundational
component area requirement as described in paragraph (3) of this subsection
for a student with a medically-documented learning disability, including
but not limited to dyslexia, dysgraphia, or Asperger's Syndrome.
(2) Accommodation shall not include a waiver or exemption
of any core curriculum requirement.
(3) An institution may approve for core curriculum
applicability a course the institution offers but that is not approved
as a part of the institution's core curriculum, if the institution
demonstrates that the course has been approved to fulfill the same
specific foundational component area requirement at five or more other
Texas public colleges or universities. The Texas Common Course Numbering
System course number may be used as evidence of the suitability of
the course under this subsection.