Undergraduate Catalog: 2019-20

Credit Load

A semester hour is equivalent to 14 class meetings of 50 minutes each, or the equivalent in laboratory work, and a final exam session. The normal number of semester hours taken by a full-time student is 15 to 18. In order to take 19 hours, the student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5; to take 20 hours or more, the approval of the department chair or dean is required.