Coordinated Institutions Rules & Regulations

Article Index


88-26-4. Credit.
(a) Transfer credit. Each institution shall accept credits from all courses that are substantially equivalent to those offered at the institution, including courses that have been determined by the state board through the alignment process or the transfer and articulation process to be substantially equivalent. Any institution accepting transfer credit may evaluate the applicability of the credit towards meeting program requirements. Any institution may award credit for other documented learning experiences.
(b) Advanced standing. Any institution may award credit for advanced standing based on the policies adopted by that institution's governing board.
(c) Credit for lecture, laboratory, and other classes. Each institution shall record one semester hour of credit for any student attending a lecture class, if the student has made satisfactory progress in the class and the class consists of at least 750 minutes of class instruction, plus time allocated for a final exam. Each institution shall record one semester hour of credit for any student attending a laboratory class, if the student has made satisfactory progress in the class and the class consists of at least 1,125 minutes. Each institution shall record one semester hour of credit for any student who completes at least 2,700 minutes in on-the-job training, internships, or clinical experiences in health occupations. The number of semester hours of credit recorded for each distance education course shall be assigned by the institution that provided the course, based on the amount of time needed to achieve the course competencies in a face-to-face format. (Authorized by K.S.A. 72-7514, 74-32,140, and K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 74-32,141; implementing K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 71-601, K.S.A. 71-801, 74-32,140, and K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 74-32,141; effective Oct. 29, 2004; amended April 10, 2015.)