Student Load Classification

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Full-Time Student

A student enrolled for 12 or more credits per semester is considered full-time. Students planning to graduate with an associate degree in two years must enroll in, at least, 16 credits per semester.


Part-Time Student

A student enrolled for fewer than 12 credits per semester is a part-time student.


Excess Course Load

Students may not carry more than 18 credits without special permission from the college. Students wishing to carry between 19 to 24 credits must have attained at least a “B” average in the previous semester while completing a minimum of 12 credits in that semester. Students wishing to carry 25 or more credits must send a written request to the Vice President for Learning and Student Services, who has the sole authority to approve or deny the request.


Excess Course Load for Summer Sessions

For summer sessions, the maximum course load is 12 credits, without receiving authorization from the Vice President for Learning and Student Services, who has the sole authority to approve or deny the request.


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