Not every class you take at SIUE is worth the same. Remember — a calculus course that meets 5 hours a week is likely worth more than a class that only meets two hours every week. When we combine the credit hours with the maximum grade possible in a class, we can see how many points each class is worth. (These points will be used to compute the GPA in a few minutes).

So let’s use this example. Here is a class. How many credit hours is it worth?