Didactic course credits are generally determined according to the following formula. One credit is assigned to a course for the following course-related contact time activity per week:
Experiential education or rotation credits are determined by different formulae, depending on the college.
The Curriculum Committee of the College approves the number of credit hours for all courses including those utilizing alternative delivery methods. The determination/assignment of credit hours should reflect the overall educational content of the course and the academically engaged time required to achieve the desired outcome for the typical student. Academically engaged time may be measured by the type, quantity and required level of mastery of the course content.