Notice of Change/Withdrawal

State Board of Education
6A-14.0302: Military Service
Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 38 No. 71, November 14, 2012 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

Paragraph (1)(a) has been amended to read:

6A-14.0302 Credit for Military Service.

(1) College Credit for Military Training and Education Courses. Each Florida College System institution board of trustees shall adopt a policy that enables students who are or were eligible members of the United States Armed Forces to earn appropriate credit for prior learning through military training, experience, and coursework.

(a) The policy shall include:

1. Specification that credit will be granted to students with military training, experience, or coursework that is recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE).

2. Utilization of the ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services in order to determine equivalency and alignment of military coursework with appropriate Florida College System institution programs and/or courses.

2.3. Specification that if the course to which the military training or coursework is determined equivalent fulfills a general education or major course or degree program requirement, the credit will apply toward the award as such. Otherwise, credit will be granted to the extent elective credits are needed to fulfill program requirements.

3.4. A receiving Florida public postsecondary institution may accept in transfer any military credit that was previously evaluated and awarded by a Florida public postsecondary institution, and that is appropriate to the student’s program of study.