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Credit Hour

Keene State College adheres to the federal definition of a credit hour. According to NECHE.org “Federal regulation defines a credit hour as an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutional established equivalence that reasonably approximates not less than – (1) One hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out of class student work each week for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester or trimester hour of credit, or ten to twelve weeks for one quarter hour of credit, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time; or (2) At least an equivalent amount of work as required in paragraph (1) of this definition for other academic activities as established by the institution including laboratory work, internships, practica, studio work, and other academic work leading to the award of credit hours.”

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Credit Hour
Ownership: Registrar's Office, kscregistrar@keene.edu
Last Modified: Jun 17, 2020 – Bhamel@keene.edu
Categories: Academic
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