Chapter 114. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English

Subchapter D. Other Languages Other Than English Courses


Statutory Authority: The provisions of this Subchapter D issued under the Texas Education Code, 7.102(c)(4), 28.002, and 28.025, unless otherwise noted.


114.61. Implementation of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Languages Other Than English Courses.

The provisions of this subchapter shall be implemented by school districts beginning August 28, 2017.

Source: The provisions of this 114.61 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385; amended to be effective December 31, 2014, 39 TexReg 10471.


114.62. Advanced Placement (AP) Chinese Language and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Chinese, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Chinese Language and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) Chinese Language and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.62 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.63. Advanced Placement (AP) French Language and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is French, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) French Language and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) French Language and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.63 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.64. Advanced Placement (AP) German Language and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is German, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) German Language and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) German Language and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.64 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.65. Advanced Placement (AP) Italian Language and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Italian, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Italian Language and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) Italian Language and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.65 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.66. Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese Language and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Japanese, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese Language and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese Language and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.66 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.67. Advanced Placement (AP) Latin (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Latin, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Latin are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) Latin, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.67 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.68. Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Spanish, Level III or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.68 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.69. Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Literature and Culture (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level V or higher. The prerequisite for this course is AP Spanish Language and Culture or Spanish, Level IV or equivalent proficiency.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Literature and Culture are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Literature and Culture, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this 114.69 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.70. International Baccalaureate (IB) Language B, Modern Languages, Standard Level (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Languages Other Than English, Level III, in the corresponding language or equivalent proficiency. Students may take this course with a different target language for a maximum of three credits.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for approved IB language courses are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Curriculum guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this 114.70 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.71. International Baccalaureate (IB) Language B, Modern Languages, Higher Level (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level V or higher. The prerequisite for this course is IB Language B, Standard Level, in the corresponding language. Students may take this course with a different target language for a maximum of three credits.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for approved IB language courses are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Curriculum guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this 114.71 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.72. International Baccalaureate (IB) Classical Languages, Standard Level (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level IV or higher. The prerequisite for this course is Languages Other Than English, Level III, in the corresponding language or equivalent proficiency. Students may take this course with a different target language for a maximum of three credits.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for approved IB language courses are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Curriculum guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this 114.72 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


114.73. International Baccalaureate (IB) Classical Languages, Higher Level (One Credit).

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. This course may be used to satisfy a credit requirement for Languages Other Than English, Level V or higher. The prerequisite for this course is IB Language B, Standard Level, in the corresponding language. Students may take this course with a different target language for a maximum of three credits.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for approved IB language courses are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Curriculum guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this 114.73 adopted to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5385.


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