Board of Governors Policy 16
TITLE : ASSIGNMENT of ACADEMIC CREDIT and FINANCING NONCREDIT INSTRUCTION
SECTION 1. GENERAL
1.1 Scope - This policy governs assignment of academic credit and financing noncredit instruction. 1.2 Authority - West Virginia Code § 18B-1-6, 18B-1-8.
1.3 Effective Date - January 10, 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 and/or the institutionally-adopted general education program(s) as set forth in the college catalog.
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.
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.