Academic Catalog

2021-2022 Edition

Study Load

The minimum study load for full-time student status is 6 credits per semester. Unless otherwise specified, a course carries three credits.

The maximum study load during any semester when the student’s local cumulative GPA is below 3.00 is:

  • 1 course per session, and
  • 2 courses per semester.

The maximum study load during semesters when the student’s local cumulative GPA is at least 3.00 is:

  • 2 courses per session, and
  • 4 courses per semester.

Exceptions to the maximum study load policy require a general petition approved by the assistant dean. Students should consult with Student Financial Services regarding federal requirements for financial aid to determine the course load required for federal aid purposes.