The number of credits that must be taken with a particular college in order to receive a degree from that school. Some colleges require a year (30 semester credits or 10 courses), either on campus or through distance learning. Some just require 15 semester credits or 5 courses. Often this residency requirement must be taken in your senior year. Servicemembers Opportunities Colleges have less stringent residency requirements or none at all.
Criteria students must meet to be considered residents of a state or district; used in some cases to determine tuition charges.
If a student wants to obtain a bachelor's degree from IUB then s/he will have to study four regular semesters with 15 (fifteen) - credit hours in each semester. Of these 60 (sixty) credit hours, 30 (thirty) - credit hours should be from the major field of study.