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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 QAPPROVAL OF OFF-CAMPUS AND SELF-SUPPORTING COURSES AND PROGRAMS FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
RULE §4.274Standards and Criteria for Institutions

The following provisions apply to all institutions covered under this subchapter, unless otherwise specified:

  (1) Institutions shall comply with the standards and criteria of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

  (2) The Commissioner shall establish procedures governing the quality, review, and approval of off-campus and self-supporting programs and courses. The Commissioner may also require institutions to provide reports on off-campus, out-of-state/country, and self-supporting programs and courses.

  (3) For off-campus programs and self-supporting programs, the parent institution shall notify all potentially affected area institutions in accordance with Board policy and procedures.

  (4) The Commissioner shall develop procedures and standards for offering out-of-state/country programs and courses and for Study-in-America and Study-Abroad offerings.

  (5) Institutions shall report enrollments, courses and graduates associated with self-supporting offerings as required by the Commissioner.

  (6) Institutions shall report fees received for self-supporting and out-of-state/country courses in accordance with general institutional accounting practices.

  (7) Students shall be provided academic support services appropriate for off-campus instruction such as academic advising, career counseling, library, and other learning resources.

  (8) Off-campus instruction sites shall be of sufficient quality for the delivery methods and courses offered.


Source Note: The provisions of this §4.274 adopted to be effective February 23, 2010, 35 TexReg 1452

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