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Block Schedule Help

All classes MUST follow block schedule starting times as indicated in the Academic Affairs Policies & Procedures Manual - Section G. If your class has break time (such as an evening class), that time is added to the time that you calculate.


Formula for calculating a Block Schedule Time

1. Enter total contact hours for the course: _______

2. Take total hours times 50 for total minutes: _______

3. How many weeks is your course? ______

4. Divide TOTAL MINUTES from step 2 by WEEKS from step 3: _______

5. Convert minutes in Step 4 to Hours and Minutes: _________

 

EXAMPLE:

1. Enter total contact hours for the course:  48

2. Take total hours times 50 for total minutes:  2400

3. How many weeks is your course?  16

4. Divide TOTAL MINUTES from step 2 by WEEKS from step 3: 150

5. Convert minutes in Step 4 to Hours and Minutes:  2 hours 30 minutes

 

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