Off-campus Credit Courses (A-34)
Original Implementation: September 8, 1978
Last Revision: July 19, 2011
Stephen F. Austin State University recognizes the need to offer off-campus credit courses to meet students’ educational interests.
Off-campus courses must comply with the policies and procedures of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and any regional and professional accreditation requirements. The responsibility for submitting a proposal for teaching an off-campus credit course rests with the dean of the college offering the course, with approval of the provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Alloff-campus credit coursesshall be coordinated with the Office of Instructional Technology (OIT), whichis responsible for overseeing THECB notification and reporting procedures. Deans and academic unit chairs/directors are responsible for scheduling, reserving space, managing course-related budgets and all instructional aspects of the courses.
Additional compensation may be appropriate if off-campus instruction makes demands on facultybeyond those required for on-campus instruction. Additional compensation must be approved by the dean and theprovost andvice president for academic affairs.
Cross Reference: Tex. Educ. Code § 61.051(j).
Responsible for Implementation: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Contact for Revision: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Board Committee Assignment: Academic and Student Affairs