Academic Year Definition
American Business & Technology University’s academic year is 32 weeks long (2 semesters) based on the student’s enrollment. The date the student starts classes at ABTU determines that student’s academic year. ABTU has 6 predetermined start dates per year within 3 academic terms or semesters (2 starts per semester). Each Calendar Year consists of 3 academic terms or semesters totaling one and one-half Academic Years. These semesters start and stop on traditional semester dates in the Fall, Spring, and Summer. Students can take courses within 2 eight-week modules within each semester; each course is 3 semester credit hours.
Revised 3/31/2021 Updated Academic Calendar, added vocational terms. Ramsey Atieh
Revised 1/6/2019 Updated Academic Year to 32 weeks, and calendar image.
Revised 04/04/2018 Removed outdated chart, updated text