All credits are earned in terms of semester hours. semester hour credits are calculated as follows:
- One semester hour is awarded for a lecture class meeting one hour (50 minutes) per week for 16 weeks exclusive of enrollment, orientation, and vacation time. Lecture classes for two semester hours of credit will normally meet two days per week, lecture classes for three semester hours of credit will normally meet three days per week, and so forth.
- One semester hour of credit will normally be awarded for a laboratory meeting a minimum of two hours per week for 16 weeks. Laboratories offered for multiple hours of credit will meet a minimum of two times the number of hours per week for 16 weeks as the number of semester hours credit to be awarded.
- Instruction offered through a combination of classes and laboratory meetings will normally observe the standards set forth in (1) and (2) above.