All Ramapo College courses must adhere to regulations and Policies on credit hours established by the U.S. Federal Government, the State of New Jersey, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Following those policies, the College recognizes that a credit hour approximates an amount of student work typically required to meet the stated learning outcomes of a course, learning experience, or competency for which credit is awarded. Thus, the College permits maximum flexibility in determining credit-hour equivalencies afforded by federal, state, and accreditation regulations and policies.
Reason for Policy
To ensure the consistent academic rigor of all Ramapo College Courses.
To Whom Does The Policy Apply
To all faculty, staff, and students at Ramapo College.
Regulations of the U.S. Department of Education,
Guidelines Of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
and State Guidelines.
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