Credit for Online Courses

This statute requires the State Board of Education to adopt rules and the Board of Governors adopt regulations that enable students to earn academic credit for online courses before initial enrollment at a postsecondary institution. The must include procedures for credential evaluation and the award of credit, including, but not limited to, recommendations for credit by the American Council on Education; equivalency and alignment of coursework with appropriate courses; course descriptions; type and amount of credit that may be awarded; and transfer of credit.

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