Credit Hour Policy

Hutchinson Community College Credit Hour Policy

The amount of credit assigned to each course is appropriate for the skills, knowledge, and course competencies. When allocating credit hours to courses and programs, Hutchinson Community College refers to the Federal Definition of Credit Hour (33 CFR 600.2), Kansas Board of Regents Policy, and the Kansas Administrative Regulations (88-26-4).

Hutchinson Community College’s Time-Based Standard

A college semester is defined as 15 weeks of instruction and one week allocated for final exams.