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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 4RULES APPLYING TO ALL PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN TEXAS
SUBCHAPTER ELEARNING OUTCOMES FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
RULE §4.103Definitions

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

  (1) Institutions of Higher Education or Institution--Any public technical institute, public junior college, public senior college or university, medical or dental unit, or other agency of higher education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003.

  (2) Measurable Learning Outcomes--The knowledge and skills a student is expected to acquire or achieve upon completion of a course. Measurement may be quantitative or qualitative, depending upon the subject matter of the course.

  (3) Undergraduate Course--Any lower- or upper-division credit course offered to five or more students. This includes on-campus, off-campus, distance education, and dual-credit courses (including those taught on high school campuses). It excludes courses with highly variable subject content that are tailored specifically to individual students, such as Independent Study and Directed Reading courses. It excludes laboratory, practicum, or discussion sections that are intrinsic and required parts of larger lecture courses and are directly supervised by the same instructor(s) of record for those large courses.


Source Note: The provisions of this §4.103 adopted to be effective August 27, 2012, 37 TexReg 6589

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