glossary

Equivalent Semester Hours

Calculated for departments according to the following formula:

Fixed semester hours offered in the departments’ classes, plus the following equivalencies for variable credit courses.

Directed reading (-99): undergraduate:  10 SSH = 1 SHR
graduate level:  5 SSH = 1 SHR
Thesis (700) or dissertation (800): 1 student = 1 SHR
Other variable credit courses: SSH / no. of students
UHM – ITE390,ITE392 2.67 students = 1 SHR
UHM – ITE391 no semester hours
UHM – MUS199 no semester hours
WOA –  Directed reading, practicum, senior projects SSH / 10
UHCC – Cooperative Education (-93) 5 students = 1 SHR

Note:  SSH is Student Semester Hours, SHR is Semester Hours