704 KAR 3:540 states the following:
1. (1) Local districts and schools shall use uniform academic course
codes, listed and described in the Academic Course Code List, to
classify all courses offered in each school when reporting to the
Kentucky Department of Education.
Reporting to the Kentucky Department of Education shall include the
listing and linking of uniform academic courses if the listing of
academic courses is required.
2. The linking of local district and school codes to the uniform
academic course codes shall be performed by district and school staff
using the student information system.
3. The Kentucky Department of Education shall annually audit the use of
uniform academic course codes by districts and schools.
4. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Academic Course Code List", April
2010, is incorporated by reference. (2) This material may be inspected,
copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Office
of Teaching and Learning).
Entering Course Information in Infinite Campus (IC)
Please follow the guidance provided in the Course Data Standard for entering course information in IC.
Please follow the guidance provided in the Dual Credit Course Data Standard
for specific information for entering Dual Credit courses in IC.
All academic courses should be scheduled during instructional time.
State Course Code Lists
New Course Request Procedure Now Available
Although the Kentucky Academic Course Code List includes a broad range of courses, there may be times when districts want to offer a course that doesn't match well with the current course options. Districts may request to have their course added to the Kentucky Academic Course Code List using the procedure outlined in the New Course Requests Procedures document
Master State Course Code Lists
All Courses With Certifications
All Courses Without Certifications
Academic Course Code List - All Courses Without Certifications 2017-18
Changes for 2017-18
*Please note that due to district feedback the Integrated Science courses that were originally deprecated for 17-18 have now been reinstated and are available for use. All course code lists and supporting documents have been updated to reflect this change.
Course Code Changes 2017-18
Deprecated Course Codes and What to Use Instead
All Course Codes and Title, No Descriptions
State Course Code List 2017-18
EOC Course Codes
that trigger end of course assessment at the high school level are
listed within the Academic Course Code list
and have also been compiled in the list below.
EOC Course Codes 2017-18-Coming soon
Co-op Course Codes
Please note the
cooperative education and work experience course codes are within the
Kentucky Academic Course Code list, they are also provided as a separate
document with this communication. The Kentucky Higher Education
Assistance Authority program regulation 11 KAR 15:090 has been modified to specify that only one
cooperative education course per academic year will count for purposes
of satisfying yearly KEES curriculum requirements. Therefore, beginning
with the 2012-2013 academic year, course codes will be included in the
KEES eligibility determination. Students taking cooperative or work
experience courses must have 4 courses not listed as cooperative or work
experience listed to be considered eligible for KEES.
Co-op Course Codes 2017-18
Content Area Course Code Lists
Note: These are the same listings as in the master list above, broken into smaller chunks.
Engineering and Technology
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Related Activities
Multiple Pathway CTE Courses
Pathway to Careers
Visual and Performing Arts
Course Codes Contact Information:
Please contact Kiley Whitaker for general CTE Academic Course Code questions and Caryn Davidson for all other general Academic Course Code question. For questions regarding specific content areas, please contact the appropriate individual listed in the table below.
Districts may contact the EPSB Division of Certification at (502) 564-4606 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions pertaining to certification.
Districts may contact Megan Cummins at (502) 696-7397 or email@example.com with questions pertaining to KEES eligibility.