The University of Alabama
Annual Credit Hour Production* by College/School and Course Level

  Academic Year
2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09
University Total Lower Division 599,215 588,601 575,964 560,675 548,288 531,606 497,748 466,842 447,665 429,958
Upper Division 359,224 345,581 339,205 322,307 300,142 282,871 263,510 249,650 244,287 227,531
Graduate I 83,836 81,254 80,082 81,004 79,935 80,687 83,666 80,694 77,226 70,852
Graduate II 26,894 27,350 28,208 29,884 30,648 31,745 31,405 29,738 28,935 26,696
Total 1,069,168 1,042,785 1,023,459 993,870 959,012 926,909 876,328 826,923 798,112 755,037
Arts & Sciences Lower Division 380,680 375,076 367,837 356,872 352,727 342,968 323,122 304,790 293,568 280,765
Upper Division 87,724 83,631 80,892 82,215 81,509 80,195 77,973 73,143 70,357 65,579
Graduate I 10,468 10,145 10,599 11,146 10,978 10,565 10,648 10,780 10,119 9,263
Graduate II 9,152 9,079 9,314 9,554 9,585 9,573 9,454 9,006 8,546 8,602
Total 488,023 477,931 468,641 459,786 454,798 443,301 421,197 397,717 382,589 364,208
Capstone College of Nursing Lower Division 637 654 602 699 623 731 778 731 333 304
Upper Division 18,019 18,451 17,461 14,735 14,201 13,193 12,439 11,847 11,738 11,402
Graduate I 3,275 2,870 2,617 2,427 2,510 2,027 2,205 1,669 1,425 1,237
Graduate II 2,818 2,582 2,551 2,828 3,421 4,387 3,469 2,710 2,199 924
Total 24,749 24,557 23,231 20,689 20,755 20,338 18,890 16,957 15,695 13,867
Communication & Information Sciences Lower Division 30,298 28,496 27,503 25,838 25,009 24,380 22,151 20,475 19,872 18,663
Upper Division 22,413 20,693 21,148 20,172 19,351 17,393 16,173 13,929 13,139 13,403
Graduate I 5,796 5,008 4,805 5,217 5,551 5,991 5,954 6,568 6,421 6,284
Graduate II 761 828 777 864 851 925 959 1,034 1,157 967
Total 59,268 55,025 54,233 52,091 50,762 48,689 45,236 42,006 40,589 39,317
Community Health Sciences Lower Division 15 36 48 6 0 60 102 36 108 108
Upper Division 269 238 260 234 150 65 113 90 52 52
Graduate I 600 654 573 608 586 673 693 571 513 488
Graduate II 2,403 2,280 2,265 3,420 3,159 2,745 3,665 3,462 3,820 3,670
Total 3,287 3,208 3,146 4,268 3,895 3,543 4,573 4,159 4,493 4,318
Continuing Studies Lower Division 862 856 754 702 434 434 208 144 278 0
Culverhouse College of Business Lower Division 55,270 54,084 53,045 54,911 51,249 48,174 44,756 40,958 39,380 40,741
Upper Division 96,844 94,228 91,774 84,060 75,653 71,850 66,004 64,468 66,549 60,561
Graduate I 16,907 16,329 15,678 15,319 14,558 13,932 15,032 14,011 13,473 12,077
Graduate II 1,354 1,306 1,433 1,463 1,572 1,733 1,552 1,514 1,549 1,313
Total 170,374 165,946 161,929 155,752 143,031 135,689 127,344 120,951 120,950 114,692
Education Lower Division 7,985 8,284 8,317 9,175 9,853 9,606 9,919 10,705 10,791 9,184
Upper Division 28,202 28,060 29,169 27,676 26,146 26,265 26,893 25,109 24,417 22,438
Graduate I 7,189 8,118 8,072 8,534 7,918 8,503 9,375 8,983 8,274 7,461
Graduate II 6,498 7,314 7,564 8,036 8,331 8,326 8,107 8,198 8,180 7,995
Total 49,874 51,775 53,122 53,421 52,247 52,699 54,294 52,995 51,662 47,077
Engineering Lower Division 73,952 72,810 70,719 65,120 61,811 58,561 53,279 48,380 45,480 43,999
Upper Division 55,806 50,447 47,076 42,927 34,327 28,564 24,006 23,594 23,229 20,175
Graduate I 4,286 3,817 3,651 3,300 3,079 3,421 3,823 3,479 3,208 2,606
Graduate II 2,835 2,817 2,917 2,571 2,451 2,781 2,918 2,642 2,233 1,955
Total 136,879 129,891 124,363 113,918 101,668 93,327 84,026 78,095 74,150 68,735
Graduate School Graduate II 189 197 290 294 219 182 222 183 179 188
Human Environmental Sciences Lower Division 34,905 35,119 35,044 36,082 36,258 35,987 33,759 32,163 30,397 29,780
Upper Division 41,288 41,057 41,742 41,642 40,570 36,621 32,417 30,626 29,526 28,635
Graduate I 10,245 9,825 9,183 8,966 8,249 8,159 7,488 7,297 7,072 6,409
Graduate II 455 545 572 417 634 735 660 576 596 662
Total 86,893 86,546 86,541 87,107 85,711 81,502 74,324 70,662 67,590 65,485
Law Graduate I 12,835 13,472 14,390 14,612 15,752 16,228 16,986 18,126 18,362 17,207
Social Work Lower Division 3,081 2,628 2,512 2,401 2,526 2,204 2,308 2,067 1,797 1,287
Upper Division 2,518 2,884 3,349 2,770 2,745 3,092 3,006 2,648 2,022 1,949
Graduate I 12,206 11,007 10,481 10,861 10,734 11,174 11,413 9,163 8,351 7,816
Graduate II 432 403 528 439 427 360 401 415 478 422
Total 18,237 16,922 16,870 16,471 16,432 16,830 17,128 14,293 12,648 11,474
Honors College Lower Division 9,851 9,273 8,214 7,458 6,269 6,672 5,961 5,131 4,535 4,464
Upper Division 5,249 5,271 5,814 5,197 4,690 4,840 3,746 3,547 2,607 2,711
Total 15,100 14,544 14,028 12,655 10,959 11,512 9,707 8,678 7,142 7,175
Other Lower Division 1,680 1,285 1,370 1,411 1,530 1,830 1,405 1,262 1,126 663
Upper Division 892 623 521 680 800 793 740 650 652 627
Graduate I 30 9 33 15 21 15 51 48 9 6
Graduate II 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 2,602 1,917 1,924 2,106 2,351 2,638 2,196 1,960 1,787 1,296

*An academic year includes Fall, Spring, and Summer. Graduate assistantship courses (IDGR) and medical resident courses are not included in these counts. National Student Exchange and Capstone International Program 400 and 500 level courses are not included effective Spring 2014. Medical clerkship courses and medical internship courses are not included in these counts prior to Fall 2015. Law credits are included in the category Graduate I. Credits are tabulated by registration department (referred to as the course home) and school/college.