Class Block Schedule for Spring Term Spring term standard course blocks within the faculty's course scheduling guidelines

Spring Term Guidelines

For a 1-credit spring term course, must include at least 3 hours of direct contact with faculty and an additional minimum of 6 hours of instructional time in- or out-of-class work for each student per week. Basic class blocks can be chosen from below and modified to shorten or meet fewer days as appropriate.

For a 3-credit spring term course, contact time must include at least 9 hours of direct contact with faculty and an additional minimum of 18 hours of instructional time in- or out-of-class work for each student per week. .

For a 4-credit spring term course, contact time must include at least 12 hours of direct contact with faculty and an additional minimum of 24 hours of instructional time in- or out-of-class work for each student per week.

In order to schedule PE courses compatibly with 3- or 4-credit courses, faculty teaching without off-campus activities should attempt to choose class times that leave one of the PE class blocks available.

Basic course blocks

2 - 2-1/4 hr blocks          3 - 3-1/2 hr blocks          4 hr blocks
8:00am – 10:00am          8:30am – 12:00noon      8:00am – 12:00noon
8:00am - 10:15am
9:30am – 11:30am          9:00am – 12:00noon       8:30am – 12:30pm
9:30am – 11:45am          9:00am – 12:30pm          1:00pm – 5:00pm
10:30am – 12:30pm        1:30pm – 4:30pm
10:15am – 12:30pm        1:30pm – 5:00pm
12:45pm – 2:45pm
12:45pm – 3:00pm
1:30pm – 3:30pm
1:30pm – 3:45pm             evening hours (with the permission of the Associate Dean of the Williams School
2:30pm – 4:30pm                                     or the staff Associate Dean of the College)
2:30pm – 4:45pm

Days of the week to choose

(although other options may be proposed to C&D)

MWF
MTWR
MTRF
MWRF
TWRF
MTWRF
MWR
TWR
TRF

PE skills course times

8:30 am- 10:00 am MTWR or MTWRF
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm MTWR or MTWRF

For a 1-credit scheduled PE skills course, contact time must include at least 6 hours of direct contact with faculty and an additional minimum of 3 hours of in- or out-of-class work for each student per week.