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Contact Hour Requirements

Fall or Spring Semester

A minimum of 700 minutes is required per credit hour. A 3-credit hour course requires 2,100 contact minutes.

Credit Hour Minutes x Weeks = TOTAL
1 50 x 14 = 700
2 100 x 14 = 1,400
3 150 x 14 = 2,100
4 200 x 14 = 2,800
5 250 x 14 = 3,500

Summer Semester

A minimum of 700 minutes is required per credit hour. A 3-credit hour course requires 2,100 contact minutes.

Minutes x Days Per Week x Weeks = TOTAL
60 x 5 x 10 = 3,000
75 x 3 x 10 = 2,250
90 x 3 x 10 = 2,700

Mini-Term

A minimum of 700 minutes is required per credit hour. There are two scheduling options in Mini Term.

Minutes x Days Per Week x Weeks = TOTAL
180 x 5 x 3 = 2,700
240 x 5 x 3 = 3,600

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