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Chapter 6. Curriculum And Instruction Subchapter 1. Programs, Courses And Classes Article 1. Program, Course And Class Classification And Standards Credit Hour   

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(a) One credit hour of community college work (one unit of credit) requires a minimum of 48 hours of lecture, study, or laboratory work at colleges operating on the semester system or 33 hours of lecture, study or laboratory work at colleges operating on the quarter system.

(b) A course requiring 96 hours or more of lecture, study or laboratory work at colleges operating on the semester system or 66 hours or more of lecture, study, or laboratory work at colleges operating on the quarter system shall provide at least 2 units of credit.

(c) The amount of credit awarded shall be adjusted in proportion to the number of hours of lecture, study or laboratory work in half unit increments.

(d) A district may elect to adjust the amount of credit awarded in proportion to the number of hours of lecture, study or laboratory work in increments of less than one half unit.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Reference:

Education Code 70901

(Amended By Register 2008, No. 21.)