Student Handbook

6. Academic Support

6.3. Academic Load

Academic​ ​Load 

A​ ​full-time​ ​student​ ​is​ ​one​ ​who​ ​carries​ ​a​ ​minimum​ ​load​ ​of​ ​12​ ​credit​ ​hours​ ​in​ ​the​ ​regular​ ​semester or​ ​six​ ​credit​ ​hours​ ​during​ ​summer​ ​semester. 

A​ ​student​ ​should​ ​carry​ ​a​ ​normal​ ​load​ ​of​ ​16​ ​to​ ​17​ ​credit​ ​hours​ ​per​ ​regular​ ​semester.​ ​This enrollment​ ​should​ ​lead​ ​to​ ​the​ ​successful​ ​completion​ ​of​ ​all​ ​degree​ ​requirements​ ​in​ ​eight​ ​regular semesters​ ​(unless​ ​a​ ​semester​ ​of​ ​developmental​ ​courses​ ​or​ ​high​ ​school​ ​equivalency​ ​course​ ​work is​ ​needed).