House Bill 160 (2010)

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House Bill 160 (or BR 299 2010) was introduced on January 5, 2010 by Representatives Carl Rollins and David Watkins to the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to the establishment of common undergraduate college course credits for transfer and the awarding of degrees.

BR 299 proposes to create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to limit bachelor degree programs to 120 credit hours and associate degree programs to 60 credit hours beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year; permit the Council on Postsecondary education to approve exceptions for specialized programs; direct the council to develop a statewide agreement for lower division learning outcomes course numbering and coursework credits; to standardize credit-by-exam equivalencies; develop statewide articulation and transfer procedures; monitor and collect compliance data; provide priority admission of associate degree program graduates to state public universities; create common public college transcript; encourage private college collaboration in transfer agreements; establish appeals process; amend KRS 164.020 to conform; amend KRS 164.001 to include definition of "learning outcomes."[1]



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