Academic Load

All full-time students are enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) hours per semester and four (4) hours during a summer term. Three quarter-time students are enrolled in a minimum of seven (7) hours per semester and three (3) hours during a summer term. Half time students are enrolled in a minimum of five (5) hours per semester and two (2) hours during a summer term. Enrollments that exceed sixteen (16) hours during the fall and spring semester and nine (9) hours during the summer term are exceptions and must be approved by the advisor and Graduate Dean. Additional credit may be earned via interim courses.