Ohio University

Faculty Work Load

Regional Campus Workload   

Instructional Faculty: 

1.0 FTE: 5-3 credit hour courses per semester or 30 credit hours per academic year 

  • A 3-credit hour course reduction per semester may be awarded if a faculty member has significant service obligations (advising, etc.) 

0.8 FTE: 4-3 credit hour courses per semester or total of 24 credit hours per academic year 

 

Tenure-track Faculty: 

1.0 FTE: 4-3 credit hour courses per semester or 24 credit hours of per academic year plus service and scholarship expectations-6 hours per semester (80% teaching, 10% service, 10% research/scholarship) 

  • A 3-credit hour course reduction per academic year is automatically awarded in the first two years of the probationary period. 
  • A 3-credit hour course reduction may be awarded for those engaging in scholarship/research.