Assignment of Credit Policy

The BFA program operates one fifteen week semester. A three credit studio class meets two hours and fifty minutes two times a week with at least three hours outside of class per week. (In art and design studio classes, one semester hour of credit equals two hours of in class and one hour outside of class for 15 weeks.) A three credit liberal arts class meets one hour and twenty minutes two times a week with at least six hours outside of class per week. (In liberal arts classes, one semester hour of credit equals one hour of class instruction and at least two hours of work outside for 15 weeks.) A 1.5 credit studio class meets for one hour and twenty minutes two times a week with at least 1.5 hours out side of class per week. A six credit studio class meets two hours and fifty minutes, four times a week with at least six hours outside of class per week.

The MAAE program operates on an eight week term in the summer. A three credit studio class meets four hours two times a week with at least four hours outside of class per week. A three credit liberal arts class meets two hours and thirty minutes two times a week with at least six hours outside of class per week.

Procedures for credit assignment for courses and programs are maintained by the Registrar and the Academic Dean.