2010 Arkansas Code
6-61-225. Creation of a statewide comprehensive transfer policy.
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 5 - Postsecondary And Higher Education Generally
Chapter 61 - Postsecondary Institutions Generally
Subchapter 2 - Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
§ 6-61-225 - Creation of a statewide comprehensive transfer policy.
(a) (1) By December 1, 2006, the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board shall implement a transfer curriculum for all state public colleges and universities.
(2) (A) The transfer curriculum shall be known as the "State Minimum Core Curriculum" and shall incorporate and replace the existing state minimum core as set forth in 6-61-218.
(B) The curriculum shall include freshman-level and sophomore-level general education courses offered at the Arkansas public colleges and universities and shall be accepted for full credit in that subject-matter area of emphasis at all public colleges and universities.
(3) Private institutions of higher education in Arkansas may participate in the curriculum.
(4) If a course is included in the curriculum, the course shall be accepted for full credit in that area of emphasis at all public colleges and universities in Arkansas.
(b) The board, in consultation with the colleges and universities, shall develop the criteria and guidelines for the development of the curriculum.
(c) (1) By December 1, 2006, the board shall publish an Internet-based student manual that identifies and describes how general education courses at public institutions of higher education transfer to other public institutions of higher education within Arkansas.
(2) General information concerning the curriculum, including the web-page link, shall be published in all versions of course catalogs of all public colleges and universities.
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