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Minimum Minutes of Instruction

faculty member and student

Standard for Minimum Minutes of Instruction
by Credit Hour and Type of Instruction

Fall/Spring Full-Semester Courses (15 Weeks)
Minutes of Instruction*
 Total Per WeekTotal Per Term
Credit HoursLectureLab/Studio/ActivityLectureLab/Studio/Activity

1 hour
Lecture only

50

0

750

0

1 hour
Lab only

0

100

0

1500

2 hours
1 Lecture, 1 Lab

50

100

750

1500

2 hours
Lecture only

100

0

1500

0

2 hours
Lab only 

0

200

0

3000

3 hours
Lecture only

150

0

2250

0

3 hours
2 Lecture, 1 Lab

100

100

1500

1500

3 hours
1 Lecture, 2 Lab

50

200

750

3000

3 hours
Lab only

0

300

0

4500

4 hours
Lecture only

200

0

3000

0

4 hours
3 Lecture, 1 Lab

150

100

2250

1500

4 hours
2 Lecture, 2 Lab

100

200

1500

3000

4 hours
1 Lecture, 3 Lab

50

300

750

4500

4 hours
Lab only

0

400

0

6000

5 hours
Lecture only

250

0

3750

0

5 hours
4 Lecture, 1 Lab

200

100

3000

1500

5 hours
3 Lecture, 2 Lab

150

200

2250

3000

5 hours
2 Lecture, 3 Lab

100

300

1500

4500

5 hours
1 Lecture, 4 Lab

50

400

750

6000

5 hours
Lab only

0

500

0

7500

Fall/Spring Half-Semester Courses
 Total Per WeekTotal Per Term
Credit HoursLectureLab/Studio/ActivityLectureLab/Studio/Activity

1 hour
Lecture only

10007500

1 hour
Lab only

020001500

2 hours
Lecture only

200015000

2 hours
1 Lecture, 1 Lab

1002007501500

2 hours
Lab only

040003000

3 hours
Lecture only

300022500

3 hours
2 Lecture, 1 Lab

20020015001500

3 hours
1 Lecture, 2 Lab

1004007503000

3 hours
Lab only

060004500

4 hours
Lecture only

400030000

4 hours
3 Lecture, 1 Lab

30020022501500

4 hours
2 Lecture, 2 Lab

20040015003000

4 hours
1 Lecture, 3 Lab

1006007504500

4 hours
Lab only

080006000

 


 

Summer 4-Week Courses
*Minutes of Instruction
 
Total Per Week
Total Per Term
Credit Hours
Lecture
Lab/Studio/Activity
Lecture
Lab/Studio/Activity

1 hour
Lecture only

200

0

800

0

1 hour
Lab only

0

400

0

1600

2 hours
Lecture only

400

0

1600

0

2 hours
1 Lecture, 1 Lab

200

400

800

1600

2 hours
Lab only

0

800

0

3200

3 hours
Lecture Only

600

0

2400

0

3 hours
2 Lecture, 1 Lab

400

400

1600

1600

3 hours
1 Lecture, 2 Lab

200

800

800

3200

3 hours
Lab only

0

1200

0

4800

4 hours
Lecture only

800

0

3200

0

4 hours
3 Lecture, 1 Lab

600

400

2400

1600

4 hours
2 Lecture, 2 Lab

400

800

1600

3200

4 hours
1 Lecture, 3 Lab

200

1200

800

4800

4 hours
Lab only

0

1600

0

6400

Summer 6-Week Courses
 
  Total Per Week
  Total Per Term

1 hour
Lecture only

 150

900 

1 hour
Lab only

300 

1800 

2 hours
Lecture only

300 

1800 

2 hours
1 Lecture, 1 Lab

150 

300 

900 

1800 

2 hours
Lab only

600 

3600 

3 hours
Lecture only

450 

2700 

3 hours
2 Lecture, 1 Lab

300 

300 

1800 

1800 

3 hours
1 Lecture, 2 Lab

150 

600 

900 

3600 

3 hours
Lab only

900 

5400 

4 hours
Lecture only

600 

3600 

4 hours
3 Lecture, 1 Lab

450 

300 

2700 

1800 

4 hours
2 Lecture, 2 Lab

300 

600 

1800 

3600 

4 hours
1 Lecture, 3 Lab

150 

900 

900 

5400 

4 hours
Lab only

 1200

7200 

  Summer 8-Week Courses   
 
Total Per Week
 Total Per Term 

1 Hour
Lecture only

100 

800 

1 Hour
Lab only

200 

1600 

2 Hours
Lecture only

200 

1600 

2 Hours
1 Lecture, 1 Lab

100 

200 

800 

1600 

2 Hours
Lab only

400 

3200 

3 Hours
Lecture only

300

0

2400

0

3 Hours
2 Lecture, 1 Lab

200

200

1600

1600

3 Hours
1 Lecture, 2 Lab

100

400

800

3200

3 Hours
Lab only

0

600

0

4800

4 Hours
Lecture only

400

0

3200

0

4 Hours
3 Lecture, 1 Lab

300

200

2400

1600

4 Hours
2 Lecture, 2 Lab

200

400

1600

3200

4 Hours
1 Lecture, 3 Lab

100

600

800

4800

4 Hours
Lab only

0

800

0

6400

  Summer 12-Week Courses
 
Total Per Week
Total Per Term

1 hour
Lecture only

 75

900 

1 hour
Lab only

150

1800 

2 hours
Lecture only

150

1800 

2 hours
1 Lecture, 1 Lab

75

150

900 

1800 

2 hours
Lab only

300

3600 

3 hours
Lecture only

225

2700 

3 hours
2 Lecture, 1 Lab

150

150

1800 

1800 

3 hours
1 Lecture, 2 Lab

75

300

900 

3600 

3 hours
Lab only

450

5400 

4 hours
Lecture only

300

3600 

4 hours
3 Lecture, 1 Lab

225

150

2700 

1800 

4 hours
2 Lecture, 2 Lab

150

300 

1800 

3600 

4 hours
1 Lecture, 3 Lab

75 

450

900 

5400 

4 hours
Lab only

600

7200 

 *Refer to Course Credit Expectation policy in the Academic Catalog.

Last Updated: 2015

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