Course Load and Overload
Students should consider their course load when planning their semester. Below are some classification terms you will need to know:
Full-Time: A student enrolled for 12 or more credit hours in a fall or spring.
Three-Quarters Time: A student enrolled in 9 – 11 credit hours in fall or spring.
Half-Time: A student enrolled in 6-8 credit hours in fall or spring.
Part-Time: Any student enrolled for fewer than 12 credit hours in fall or spring.
Typically, an “average” course load for a student during the fall and spring terms is 15 credit hours and 6 credit hours during the summer.
Students should not take more than the maximum hours allowed each semester: