3.5 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program

Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

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Part 1. Definitions.

Subpart A. Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program or "PSEO." The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program is the program established by Minnesota State Statutes 124D.09 to "promote rigorous educational pursuits and provide a wider variety of options for students." Through PSEO, high school students may earn both secondary and postsecondary credit for college or university courses completed on a college or university campus, at a high school, or at another location.

Subpart B. PSEO Concurrent enrollment course. A PSEO concurrent enrollment course is a college or university course made available through the PSEO program, offered through a secondary school, and taught by a secondary teacher.

Part 2. Postsecondary Enrollment Options Expectations. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities shall provide opportunities for students to participate in the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program. Students shall be admitted according to criteria that promote progress through college-level coursework and that augment their continued academic growth consistent with board policies and system procedures.

Subpart A. Enrollment on campus. Enrollment of PSEO students in courses on a college or university campus shall be allowed on the basis of available space as defined by the college or university.

Subpart B. Compliance with standards. Colleges and universities shall require PSEO students to perform to the college's or university's academic and student conduct standards.

Subpart C. Developmental Courses. Colleges and universities shall not enroll students in developmental courses through PSEO.

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Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 12/20/94,
Date of Implementation: 7/01/94,

Date & Subject of Revisions:

4/16/03 - Amended Part 1, added Subpart A heading and cleaned up language, added Subpart B, all new language. Changed title of Part 2 and cleaned up language, Added titles for Subparts A, B & C, deleted language from Subpart D on.

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