Semester Hours

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by isa53359, Jun 24, 2006.

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  1. isa53359

    isa53359 New Member

    Can sameone explain what 90 SEMESTER HOURS means. In Germany didn´t exist samething like this.

    Isa
     
  2. CoachTurner

    CoachTurner Member

    90 semester hours is essentially equivalent to 3 years of full time study.

    A typical course in the United States is worth three semester hours of credit. This means simply that the class met for 3 hours per week for a semester (about 16 weeks).

    Based on the 3 semester hours per course average - 90 semester hours also equates to 30 courses.

    1 semester hour is generally equal to 16 hours in the classroom. Therefore, 90 semester hours would be equal to 1440 classroom hours.

    There are exceptions, but this is the typical scheme.
     
  3. isa53359

    isa53359 New Member

    Carson, thank you very much, now I have understood what semester hours means.
    The Brayer State University offer me 30 semester hours/credit transfer, and I can Complite my Bachelor Degree in Nursing in 90 semester hours.

    Isa
     
  4. pugbelly

    pugbelly New Member

    Isa, I couldn't find anything on Brayer State University. I believe you are referring to Breyer State University. If so, this school is not accredited regionally or nationally. Stay away from them. Your degree will not be recognized by anyone, anywhere.

    Pug
     
  5. isa53359

    isa53359 New Member

    Ok Pug, tkanks
     
  6. Bruce

    Bruce Moderator Staff Member

    I would also strongly advise against Breyer State University. As pugbelly mentioned, a degree from Breyer State will not be recognized by anyone or anything meaningful, except perhaps by accident.
     

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