semester_hour has definitions from the field of education
[ noun ] (education) a unit of academic credit; one hour a week for an academic semester



Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Rep._Henry_C._Grover , who teaches history in the Houston public_schools , would reduce from 24 to 12 semester_hours the so-called `` teaching_methods '' courses required to obtain a junior or senior_high_school teaching_certificate .

A normal year 's work in college is 30 semester_hours .

Grover also would require junior senior_high teachers to have at_least 24 semester_hours credit in the subject they are teaching .

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