20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

10. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

10.4. Semester Load and Status

A full-time student is one who carries a minimum load of 12 credit hours in the regular semester or 6 credit hours during a summer session for main campus.

A resident student is one who carries a minimum load of 12 credit hours in the regular semester or 6 credit hours during summer and is residing in Bacone College housing.

A student should carry a normal load of 12 to 17 credit hours per regular semester. In most cases, this enrollment should lead to the successful completion of all bachelor degree requirements in 8 regular semesters and all associate degree requirements in 4 regular semesters. This does not include, however, any developmental or high school equivalency course work that may be needed. It also does not include any transfer credit or college credit earned while in high school.

A student who wishes to carry more than 17 credit hours per regular semester and more than 9 credit hours during summer must have approval from the Office of Academic Affairs.

A full-time student within the Division of Online Teaching and Learning is one who carries a minimum load of 9 credit hours in the Fall and Spring semesters as well as 9 credit hours during a summer session.