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  School of Social Work 2005-2007 Academic Policies and Procedures Registration and Course Information Minimum and Maximum Programs  

Minimum and Maximum Programs

The unit of credit used in Rutgers registration is based in part upon a measure of time, with 1 credit equal to one hour of class time plus two hours of preparation per week through a 15-week term; thus a 3-credit course implies that a qualified and competent student should require an average of perhaps nine hours a week (including both classroom and preparation time) to carry out the work expected. Students should not expect to carry a full-time job while attending classes on a full-time basis. A full-time program averages 15 credits a term. Students must register for a minimum of 6 credits.

In order to obtain a Rutgers M.S.W., a student must take a minimum of 37 credits "in residence."

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