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 Week | Total Per Term | |||
Credit Hours | Lecture | Lab/Studio/Activity | Lecture | Lab/Studio/Activity |
1 hour | 50 | 0 | 750 | 0 |
1 hour | 0 | 100 | 0 | 1500 |
2 hours | 50 | 100 | 750 | 1500 |
2 hours | 100 | 0 | 1500 | 0 |
2 hours | 0 | 200 | 0 | 3000 |
3 hours | 150 | 0 | 2250 | 0 |
3 hours | 100 | 100 | 1500 | 1500 |
3 hours | 50 | 200 | 750 | 3000 |
3 hours | 0 | 300 | 0 | 4500 |
4 hours | 200 | 0 | 3000 | 0 |
4 hours | 150 | 100 | 2250 | 1500 |
4 hours | 100 | 200 | 1500 | 3000 |
4 hours | 50 | 300 | 750 | 4500 |
4 hours | 0 | 400 | 0 | 6000 |
5 hours | 250 | 0 | 3750 | 0 |
5 hours | 200 | 100 | 3000 | 1500 |
5 hours | 150 | 200 | 2250 | 3000 |
5 hours | 100 | 300 | 1500 | 4500 |
5 hours | 50 | 400 | 750 | 6000 |
5 hours | 0 | 500 | 0 | 7500 |
Fall/Spring Half-Semester Courses | ||||
Total Per Week | Total Per Term | |||
Credit Hours | Lecture | Lab/Studio/Activity | Lecture | Lab/Studio/Activity |
1 hour | 100 | 0 | 750 | 0 |
1 hour | 0 | 200 | 0 | 1500 |
2 hours | 200 | 0 | 1500 | 0 |
2 hours | 100 | 200 | 750 | 1500 |
2 hours | 0 | 400 | 0 | 3000 |
3 hours | 300 | 0 | 2250 | 0 |
3 hours | 200 | 200 | 1500 | 1500 |
3 hours | 100 | 400 | 750 | 3000 |
3 hours | 0 | 600 | 0 | 4500 |
4 hours | 400 | 0 | 3000 | 0 |
4 hours | 300 | 200 | 2250 | 1500 |
4 hours | 200 | 400 | 1500 | 3000 |
4 hours | 100 | 600 | 750 | 4500 |
4 hours | 0 | 800 | 0 | 6000 |
Summer 4-Week Courses | ||||
Total Per Week | Total Per Term | |||
Credit Hours | Lecture | Lab/Studio/Activity | Lecture | Lab/Studio/Activity |
1 hour | 200 | 0 | 800 | 0 |
1 hour | 0 | 400 | 0 | 1600 |
2 hours | 400 | 0 | 1600 | 0 |
2 hours | 200 | 400 | 800 | 1600 |
2 hours | 0 | 800 | 0 | 3200 |
3 hours | 600 | 0 | 2400 | 0 |
3 hours | 400 | 400 | 1600 | 1600 |
3 hours | 200 | 800 | 800 | 3200 |
3 hours | 0 | 1200 | 0 | 4800 |
4 hours | 800 | 0 | 3200 | 0 |
4 hours | 600 | 400 | 2400 | 1600 |
4 hours | 400 | 800 | 1600 | 3200 |
4 hours | 200 | 1200 | 800 | 4800 |
4 hours | 0 | 1600 | 0 | 6400 |
Summer 6-Week Courses | ||||
Total Per Week | Total Per Term | |||
1 hour | 150 | 0 | 900 | 0 |
1 hour | 0 | 300 | 0 | 1800 |
2 hours | 300 | 0 | 1800 | 0 |
2 hours | 150 | 300 | 900 | 1800 |
2 hours | 0 | 600 | 0 | 3600 |
3 hours | 450 | 0 | 2700 | 0 |
3 hours | 300 | 300 | 1800 | 1800 |
3 hours | 150 | 600 | 900 | 3600 |
3 hours | 0 | 900 | 0 | 5400 |
4 hours | 600 | 0 | 3600 | 0 |
4 hours | 450 | 300 | 2700 | 1800 |
4 hours | 300 | 600 | 1800 | 3600 |
4 hours | 150 | 900 | 900 | 5400 |
4 hours | 0 | 1200 | 0 | 7200 |
Summer 8-Week Courses | ||||
Total Per Week | Total Per Term | |||
1 Hour | 100 | 0 | 800 | 0 |
1 Hour | 0 | 200 | 0 | 1600 |
2 Hours | 200 | 0 | 1600 | 0 |
2 Hours | 100 | 200 | 800 | 1600 |
2 Hours | 0 | 400 | 0 | 3200 |
3 Hours | 300 | 0 | 2400 | 0 |
3 Hours | 200 | 200 | 1600 | 1600 |
3 Hours | 100 | 400 | 800 | 3200 |
3 Hours | 0 | 600 | 0 | 4800 |
4 Hours | 400 | 0 | 3200 | 0 |
4 Hours | 300 | 200 | 2400 | 1600 |
4 Hours | 200 | 400 | 1600 | 3200 |
4 Hours | 100 | 600 | 800 | 4800 |
4 Hours | 0 | 800 | 0 | 6400 |
Summer 12-Week Courses | ||||
Total Per Week | Total Per Term | |||
1 hour | 75 | 0 | 900 | 0 |
1 hour | 0 | 150 | 0 | 1800 |
2 hours | 150 | 0 | 1800 | 0 |
2 hours | 75 | 150 | 900 | 1800 |
2 hours | 0 | 300 | 0 | 3600 |
3 hours | 225 | 0 | 2700 | 0 |
3 hours | 150 | 150 | 1800 | 1800 |
3 hours | 75 | 300 | 900 | 3600 |
3 hours | 0 | 450 | 0 | 5400 |
4 hours | 300 | 0 | 3600 | 0 |
4 hours | 225 | 150 | 2700 | 1800 |
4 hours | 150 | 300 | 1800 | 3600 |
4 hours | 75 | 450 | 900 | 5400 |
4 hours | 0 | 600 | 0 | 7200 |
*Refer to Course Credit Expectation policy in the Academic Catalog.
Last Updated: 2015