BOARD POLICY SERIES NUMBER: 4055

TITLE: CREDIT HOUR POLICY

PURPOSE

It is the goal of this policy to ensure ongoing compliance with Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations., regarding the definition and assignment of credit hours under Section 600.2.and 600.4.

STATEMENT

Credit-bearing courses, regardless of delivery method, are scheduled and conducted in compliance with federal regulations defining the credit hour. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement, corresponding to one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work each week for ten to twelve weeks for one quarter.

DATE OF ADOPTION: 03/20/13;

DATE(S) OF REVISION(S): 5/18/16

DATE OF LAST REVIEW: 5/18/16