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The Carnegie Unit- This course must be and is accountable to a professional academic standard known as the Carnegie Unit.  This impacts types and amounts of reading, “seat time” (instructional time), and outside work assigned.  Ninety hours of homework is required for a 3 credit course.   Accreditors and the US Dept. of Education have set these standards so as to assure that students receive a fair education.  Here are the estimated homework hours for this course, by category:

 

Homework Hours

I. Required Reading

 

II. Studying for exams/quizzes

 

III. Research for Writing Assignments

 

IV. Writing Assignments

 

Other Assignments

 
   
   

Total  Homework Hrs