TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER II: BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION
PART 1009 DUAL CREDIT COURSES
SECTION 1009.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 1009.20 Definitions
"Accredited" means holding institutional accreditation by name as a U.S. based institution from an accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
"Act" means the Dual Credit Quality Act [110 ILCS 27].
"Board" or "BHE" means the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
"Dual Credit" means an instructional arrangement in which an academically qualified student currently enrolled in high school enrolls in a college-level course and, upon successful course completion, concurrently earns both college credit and high school credit.
"ICCB" means the Illinois Community College Board.
"Institution" means an institution of higher learning as defined in the Higher Education Student Assistance Act [110 ILCS 947]. (Section 5 of the Act)
"Operating Authority" means, for the purposes of this Part, approval from the Board authorizing an institution to operate in the State under the Private College Act [110 ILCS 1005] and the Academic Degree Act [110 ILCS 1010].