Programs of study incorporate multiple entry and exit points which include industry-recognized certifications, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, and credit transfer agreements. The Health Science POS is charged with identifying and recommending to the Coordinating Board the sequence of courses specific to the health science career cluster which may be transferred to meet degree requirements.
At its December 15, 2015, quarterly meeting, and after a 30-day, statewide comment period ending on November 16, 2015, the Coordinating Board's Committee on Academic and Workforce Success (CAWS) adopted the Commissioner's recommendation to establish the Health Science POS. Please see Board rules, Chapter 26, Subchapter H, Sections §26.241-26.247, published in the Texas Register on October 16, 2015. The full Board adopted these rules at its January 21, 2016, meeting, and they became effective on February 22, 2016.
Original charge: 2016
Current Status: Appointed, statutory
Committee Members: Membership is composed of representatives from secondary and postsecondary education, business and industry, and other career and technical education experts. Members serve staggered terms of up to three years.
February 21, 2017 - Agenda
June 21, 2016 - Agenda