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POLICY NO. 23

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ASSIGNMENT OF ACADEMIC CREDIT AND FINANCING NONCREDIT INSTRUCTION

SECTION 1.         GENERAL 

1.1       Scope - This rule governs assignment of academic credit and financing noncredit instruction.

1.2       Authority - West Virginia Code § 18B-1-6, 18B-1-8.

1.3       Filing Date - July 11, 1979

1.4       Effective Date -September 11, 1979

1.4       Replaces Title 131, Legislative Rule, Series 23

1.5       Effective Date: March 21, 2002 

SECTION 2.         POLICY

2.1       All courses and classes offered for academic credit must be acceptable toward a degree or certificate program(s) as approved by the Board of Governors.

2.2       Two exceptions may be made to this general policy:

2.2.1    Those courses offered for remedial purposes in the basic academic skills areas (foundation programs);

2.2.2    Certain specialized courses designed to meet the continuing education needs of public and private school personnel.

2.3       Courses and classes not qualifying for academic credit may be assigned C.E.U. value in accordance with the standards set forth by the president.

2.4       Except as may be specifically allocated or approved by the board, no state appropriated funds may be utilized for the direct and identifiable costs of noncredit courses and classes. It is expected that course and class fees and/or contract or gift funds will cover all identifiable direct cost of noncredit courses and classes.