Methodist College

Credit Definitions and Ratios

A semester at Methodist College is based on 15 weeks of classes and one week of finals in the fall and/or spring semesters. 

Classroom instruction is calculated at a ratio of one (1) clock hour (defined as a 50 minute hour) to one (1) credit hour.

Laboratory experiences are calculated at a ratio of two (2) clock hours per one (1) credit hour.

Clinical experiences are calculated at a ratio of three (3) clock hours per one (1) credit hour.

Practicum and internship experiences are calculated at a ratio of four (4) clock hours per one (1) credit hour.