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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 BTRANSFER OF CREDIT, CORE CURRICULUM AND FIELD OF STUDY CURRICULA
RULE §4.35Texas Common Course Numbering System

(a) Each institution shall include the applicable course numbers from the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS) in its printed and electronic catalogs, course listings, and any other appropriate informational resources, and in the application of the provisions of this subchapter. Institutions that do not use the TCCNS taxonomy as their sole means of course numbering shall publish the following information in their printed and electronic catalogs, course listings, and any other appropriate informational resources:

  (1) The TCCNS prefix and number must be displayed immediately adjacent to the institutional course prefix and number (e.g. ENG 101 (ENGL 1301)) at the beginning of each course description; and

  (2) The printed and electronic catalogs shall include a chart, table, or matrix, alphabetized by common course prefix, listing all common courses taught at the institution by both the common and local course number. For printed catalogs, the chart, table, or matrix should be referenced in a table of contents and/or a subject index.

(b) Each institutional catalog shall include an explanation of the TCCNS and the significance of TCCNS courses for transfer purposes.

(c) Each institution shall comply with the requirements of subsections (a) and (b) of this section no later than September 1, 2005.

(d) For good cause, the Commissioner may approve an exemption from the requirements of this section.


Source Note: The provisions of this §4.35 adopted to be effective May 23, 2004, 29 TexReg 5057; amended to be effective November 29, 2011, 36 TexReg 7996

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