Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. PCS (621676) for CS for SB 1720 Barcode 612572 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/28/2013 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Galvano) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 976 - 995 4 and insert: 5 sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. The core courses may 6 be revised or the five-course cap within each subject area may 7 be exceeded if approved by the State Board of Education and the 8 Board of Governors, as recommended by the subject area faculty 9 committee and approved by the Articulation Coordinating 10 Committee, as necessary for a subject area. Each general 11 education core course option must contain high-level academic 12 and critical thinking skills and common competencies that 13 students must demonstrate to successfully complete the course. 14 Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College 15 System institution or state university in 2015-2016
2014-201516 and thereafter, each student must complete at least one 17 identified core course in each subject area as part of the 18 general education course requirements. All public postsecondary 19 educational institutions shall offer andaccept these courses as 20 meeting general education core course requirements. The 21 remaining general education course requirements shall be 22 identified by each institution and reported to the department by 23 their statewide course number. The general education core course 24 options shall be adopted in rule by the State Board of Education 25 and in regulation by the Board of Governors.