House Bill 271

Last Action to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to postsecondary course credit.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 979
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require the president of the Council of Postsecondary Education to convene working groups representing community and technical colleges and four-year postsecondary institutions to develop curriculum content and competencies; clarify which course credits shall transfer and whether they shall be accepted in degree programs; require all public postsecondary institutions to utilize a common course numbering system for courses with the same content and competencies; require the council to coordinate procedures to ensure that public postsecondary institutions inform students about which credits earned at technical and community colleges will transfer and how the credits will be applied at four-year institutions; require dissemination of career pathway advising guides to assist students in technical programs to obtain a bachelor's degree; require the council to make a recommendation to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Interim Joint Committee on Education on whether there should be a cap on credit hours for associate and bachelor's degrees.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Higher - Course credits, transfer and degree program acceptance, clarify
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, course transfer information, notice to students
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, curriculum content, develop
Universities and Colleges - Course credits, transfer and degree program acceptance, clarify


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