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24/12 Semester Hours

When used in the context of DAWIA, “24/12” refers to 24 semester credit hours in the person’s primary career field and 12 semester credit hours in business related courses .

The 24/12 requirement can be met by achieving one of the following ways listed below:

1. 24 semester credit hours in the person's career field and 12 semester credit hours in the business disciplines ( accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management).

Note: Credit hours within the person's career field may also satisfy the requirement for part or all of the 12 credit hours in the business disciplines listed above. The same hours may be used to meet both requirements .

2. 24 semester credit hours in the person's career field and training equivalent to 12 semester credit hours in business related courses.

Note: must be based on the credit hour and discipline recommendations established by the ACE.

3. 24 semester credit hours in the person's career field, and a combination of education and training in business related courses equaling 12 credit hours.

All credits hours must be reflected on the student’s official college or university transcript (unless approved by the ACE).

These credit hours can be part of, or in addition to a degree program.

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