At many universities, including DeVry, a bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours. Some bachelor's degrees may require more credit hours depending on the area of study.
It’s understandable to have questions about credit hours. Understanding how they're defined, what makes a course count for a certain number of credit hours or why certain bachelor's degrees require more credit hours than others can be helpful as you pursue your degree. In this article, we'll explore all of those topics by answering the following questions: