Section XII - Student Services

XII B 11

Academic Matters - Maximum Credit Hour Load

To state the policy for maximum number of credit hour for which a student may register in a single semester

In the interest of student success, the maximum number of credit hours for which a student may register in one semester without the approval of the program head is set at twenty-one.

  1. Any student may enroll for up to twenty-one credit hours of classes for which he or she is eligible and in which there are seats available.
  2. A student’s request to take more than twenty-one hours in one semester must be approved by the student’s advisor, the program head of the program in which the student is enrolled, the associate dean, and Vice President for Instructional Services.
  3. The twenty-one (21) hours includes developmental, audited, and credit courses.


Adopted: 11/18/2010