A semester or credit hour represents the successful completion of a minimum of one hour of recitation or lecture per week during a semester.

At least two (2) hours of laboratory work is the equivalent of one hour of recitation or lecture.

The University reserves the right to offer courses in an accelerated format and/or to use a variety of​ delivery methods, for example, electronically-based instruction. Whatever the delivery method or format, students completing such courses can acquire equivalent levels of knowledge and competencies to those acquired in traditional formats.