A full-time student is one who carries at least 12 credit hours per semester. The normal course load for a full-time student is 15-17 credit hours per semester. A student should average 16 semester credit hours per semester in order to complete the baccalaureate degree within the traditional 4-year period. Students registering for more than 17 credit hours in a semester must have a 3.00 cumulative grade-point average and approval of the dean of the applicable school.
Students on academic probation may register for 12 to 16 hours during their probationary period with schedules approved in the Office of Academic Support.