The course unit system is the method for determining progress. Under this system, each course (unless otherwise indicated) is equal to one course unit credit. Each course unit credit is equivalent to the following traditional semester hour credits:
The fall and spring semesters are 14 weeks in length, with an additional one week final exam period; the Interim semester runs for approximately four weeks. The Accelerated Degree Program uses a continuous term calendar.
The Accelerated Degree Program (ADP) offers cohort-based majors in an accelerated seminar format, intended for working adults; see http://www.albright.edu/accelerated/index.html for further information.