How Many Hours To Earn Units?

FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS

Units of Work Experience

PAID
Average Hours Worked
Per Week*

PAID
Total Semester Hours

UNPAID
Average Hours Per Week*

UNPAID
Total Semester Hours

1

5 hours

75 hours

4 hours

60 hours

2

10 hours

150 hours

8 hours

120 hours

3

15 hours

225 hours

12 hours

180 hours

4

20 hours

300 hours

16 hours

240 hours

5

25 hours

375 hours

20 hours

300 hours

6

30 hours

450 hours

24 hours

360 hours

7**

35 hours

525 hours

28 hours

420 hours

8**

40 hours

600 hours

32 hours

480 hours

SUMMER SESSION

Units of Work Experience

PAID
Average Hours Per Week

PAID
Total Semester Hours

UNPAID
Average Hours Per Week

UNPAID
Total Semester Hours

1

9.5 hours

75 hours

7.5 hours

60 hours

2

19 hours

150 hours

15 hours

120 hours

3

28 hours

225 hours

22.5 hours

180 hours

4

37.5 hours

300 hours

30.0 hours

240 hours

5***

47 hours

375 hours

37.5 hours

300 hours

*This average is based on the weeks classes are in session. Hours accumulated before classes begin can be counted, thereby reducing the average weekly hours required to meet the minimum total hours for the semester.

**For Occupational "99" Courses Only

***Summer session is limited to 5.00 units.