Maximum and Minimum Course Loads

  • The maximum course load for an entering first semester freshman is 19 semester hours, except by special permission.
  • The maximum load for a student who has an average of 3.00 or above during the preceding semester is 24 semester hours. However, students wishing to take more than 19 semester hours must have written permission from the Vice-President of Instructional Services and Workforce Development or Designee.
  • The minimum load for a regular full-time student is 12 semester hours. A student taking an average of 16 semester hours earns 32 semester hours in 2 semesters.
  • The maximum course load for a student on academic probation is 16 semester hours for the term, except by special permission.