Wentworth Academic Credit

WIT Academic Credit Awarded for Academic Engagement

Credits Awarded Minutes of "Academic Engagement"1 Clock Hour 50-minute "Hour"
1 2,250 (37.5 hours) 45 37.5
2 4,500 (75 hours) 90 75
3 6,750 (112.5 hours) 135 112.5
4 9,000 (150 hours) 180 150
5 150 225 187.5
6 13,500 (225 hours) 270 225

Adjusted for NECHE 50-minute hour.

GEN-11-06 United States Department of Education Office of Post-secondary Education the Assistant Secretary.

Guidance to Institutions and Accrediting Agencies Regarding a Credit Hour as Defined in the Final Regulations Published on October 29, 2010.

An amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than:

  • One hour1¬†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 10 to 12 weeks for one quarter hour of credit, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time; or
  • At least an equivalent amount of work as required in paragraph one of this definition for other academic activities as established by the institution, including laboratory work, internships, practice, studio work, and other academic work leading to the award of credit hours.