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credit hour

A credit in a school or college, usually representing one hour of class per week for one term.

cred′it hour`

one unit of academic credit, usu. representing attendance at one scheduled period of instruction per week throughout a semester, quarter, or term.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: hour - a unit of academic credit; one hour a week for an academic semester
course credit, credit - recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
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Students in the fall will pay $141 per credit hour, up from the current rate of $138.
The system's board of regents also approved tuition that includes a $12 per-credit-hour rate for a total of $324 per credit hour for out-of-state students from counties next to Kentucky.
Five of the 33 credit hours must be in approved legal ethics, professionalism, bias elimination, substance abuse, or mental illness awareness programs, and three of the 33 credit hours must be in approved technology programs, which are included in, not in addition to, the regular 33 credit hour requirement.
One credit hour may be awarded per 120 minutes of patient services with a maximum of 12 credit hours per renewal period.
The proposal would freeze tuition at USD140 per credit hour for in-district rates plus USD35.
93 more per credit hour, or $358 more for those enrolled in 30 credit hours.
A credit hour is a mathematical representation of the amount of work and time it takes a student for academic activity and establishes a standard of measurement for both faculty and student workload (National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, 2010).
Cracking the Credit Hour" outlines several indications that the credit hour is antiquated: (1) Schools themselves don't believe that the credit hour represents learning.
Department of Education wants a new regulation to hold accreditation agencies for colleges and universities to a strict definition of credit hour.
Lane Community College will increase tuition by $2 per credit hour - or 2.
372-000-06-005-L01--Diabetes Medicine 2006 Update, 1 pharmacy credit hour (0.

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