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) Campus--A residential unit of the Texas State Technical College System that grants certificate and associate of applied science degrees. (3) Commissioner of higher education or commissioner--The chief executive officer of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. (4) Governing board--The board of regents of the Texas State Technical College System. (5) Extension center--A site, operating under the administration of a campus, that has an extension program. (6) Extension program--Credit and non-credit instruction in technical and vocational education offered at an extension center. (7) System--The Texas State
Technical College System. (8) Technical courses or programs--Workforce education courses or programs for which semester/quarter credit hours are awarded. (9) Vocational courses or programs--Workforce education courses or programs for which continuing education units (CEUs) are awarded. (10) Workforce education--Technical courses and programs for which semester/quarter credit hours are awarded, and vocational courses and programs for which continuing education units are awarded. Workforce education courses and programs prepare students for immediate employment or job upgrade within specific occupational categories.