2003), LR 30:1159 (June 2004), LR 30:2015 (September 2004), LR 31:36 (January 2005), LR 31:3112 (December 2005), LR 33:86 (January 2007), LR 33:439 (March 2007), LR 33:1339 (July 2007), LR 33:2612 (December 2007), LR 34:234 (February 2008), LR 34:1388 (July 2008), LR 34:1884 (September 2008), LR 35:
Chapter 5.Applications, Federal Grant Aid and ACT Test
§504.Out-of-State and Out-of-Country High School Graduates and Eligible Non-Graduates
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2.enter a Louisiana postsecondary institution and/or 1595 (code for the Louisiana Taylor Opportunity Program-Students, Baton Rouge, LA.) in the "score report choices" section of the ACT and/or 9019 (code for Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) in the "send scores" section of the SAT registration form.
AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:3021-3025, R.S. 17:3042.1 and R.S. 17:3048.1.
HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Student Financial Assistance Commission, Office of Student Financial Assistance, LR 30:2017 (September 2004), amended LR 31:36 (January 2005), LR 35:
Chapter 7.Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Opportunity, Performance, and Honors Awards
A.Legislative Authority. Awards under the Louisiana Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS), the Opportunity, Performance and Honors Awards, are established as set forth in R.S. 17:3048.1 et seq., as amended.
B.Description, History and Purpose. The Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) is a comprehensive, merit-based student aid program consisting of a series of components, with each component having its own eligibility criteria and titled award. The purpose of TOPS is to provide an incentive for Louisiana residents to academically prepare for and pursue post-secondary education in this state, resulting in an educated work force enabling Louisiana to prosper in the global market of the future. The major components of TOPS are the Opportunity Award, the Performance Award and the Honors Award.
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AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:3021-3036, R.S. 17:3042.1 and R.S. 17:3048.1.
HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Student Financial Assistance Commission, Office of Student Financial Assistance, LR 22:338 (May 1996), amended LR 23:1645-1648 (December 1997), repromulgated LR 24:635 (April 1998), amended LR 24:1901 (October 1998), LR 25: 256 (February 1999), LR 26:67 (January 2000), LR 26:1262 (June 2000), LR 26:1995 (September 2000), LR 26:2000 (September 2000), repromulgated LR 27:1848 (November 2001), amended LR 28:447 (March 2002), LR 28:2331 (November 2002), LR 29:880 (June 2003), LR 29:2372 (November 2003), LR 30:1161 (June 2004), LR 31:2213 (September 2005), LR 35:
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(e).beginning with the graduates of academic year (high school) 2007-2008, at the time of high school graduation, an applicant must have successfully completed 17.5 units of high school course work that constitutes a core curriculum and is documented on the student's official
transcript as approved by the Louisiana Department of Education as follows.
Algebra I (1 unit) or Applied Algebra 1A and 1B (2 units)
Geometry, Calculus or comparable Advanced Mathematics
Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Biology II, Chemistry II, Physics, Physics II, or Physics for Technology or Agriscience I and II (both for 1 unit; provided however, that such Agriscience unit shall not be considered a science elective for the purpose of the math or science elective requirement below)
An elective from among the following math subjects: Geometry, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Algebra III, Probability and Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Applied Mathematics III, Advanced Mathematics I [beginning with the 2008-2009 academic year (high school) this course is renamed Advanced Math – Pre-Calculus] , Advanced Mathematics II [beginning with the 2008-2009 academic year (high school) this course is renamed Advanced Math – Functions and Statistics], Integrated Mathematics III or the following science subjects: Biology II, Chemistry II, Physics or Physics II
World History, Western Civilization or World Geography
Civics and Free Enterprise (1 unit combined) or
Civics (1 unit, nonpublic)
Fine Arts Survey; (or substitute 2 units performance courses in music, dance, or theater; or 2 units of studio art or visual art; or 1 elective from among the other subjects listed in this core curriculum)
Foreign Language, both units in the same language
Computer Science, Computer Literacy or Business Computer Applications (or substitute at least one-half unit of an elective course related to computers that is approved by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) or substitute at least one-half unit of an elective from among the other subjects listed in this core curriculum). BESE has approved the following courses as computer related for purposes of satisfying the 1/2 unit computer science requirement for all schools (courses approved by BESE for individual schools are not included):
Advanced Technical Drafting (1/2 or 1 credit)
Business Computer Applications (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Applications or Computer/Technology Applications (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Architecture (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Electronics I (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Electronics II (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer/Technology Literacy (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Science I (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Science II (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Systems and Networking I (1/2 or 1 credit)
Computer Systems and Networking II (1/2 or 1 credit)
Database Design and Programming (1/2 or 1 credit)
Database Programming with PL/SQL (1/2 credit)
Desktop Publishing (1/2 or 1 credit)
Digital Graphics & Animation (1/2 credit)
Digital Media I (1/2 or 1 credit)
Digital Media II (1/2 or 1 credit)
Introduction to Business Computer Applications (1/2 or 1 credit)
Java Programming (1/2 or 1 credit)
Multimedia Productions or Multimedia Presentations (1/2 or 1 credit)
Technology Education Computer Applications (1/2 or 1 credit)
Telecommunications (1/2 credit)
Web Mastering or Web Design (1/2 credit)
Word Processing (1/2 or 1 credit)
Louisiana Register Vol. 34, No. 10 October 20, 2008