CCS HCS SB 997, 2016 (New Section - Proposed Language)
178.785. The provisions of sections 178.785 to 178.789 shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer Act". For purposes of sections 178.785 to 178.789, the following terms mean:
(1) "Coordinating board", the coordinating board for higher education established in section 173.005;
(2) "Core curriculum", the basic competencies to be met, which shall include communicating, higher-order thinking, managing information, valuing, and includes the knowledge areas of social and behavioral sciences, humanities and fine arts, mathematics, and life and physical sciences;
(3) "Faculty member", a person who is employed full-time by a community college or other public institution of higher education as a member of the faculty whose primary duties include teaching, research, academic service, or administration;
(4) "Native student", a student whose initial college enrollment was at an institution of higher education and who has not transferred to any other institution since that initial enrollment and who has completed no more than eleven credit hours at any other institution of higher education.