Nine hours per academic semester constitutes a full-time class load, with twelve hours constituting the recommended maximum class load. Permission of the advisor, Graduate Program Committee Chair or Department Chair, and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research are required to take more than 12 hours. Approval will not be granted for enrollment in more than 15 graduate hours.

During the 12-week summer term, a student may enroll in a maximum of 6 hours per each four-week segment, a maximum of 9 hours per each eight-week segment, and no more than 12 graduate hours for the entire twelve-week session.

Registration Requirements for Financial Aid
Academic Year or Summer Session
Full Time 9 or more credit hours
3/4 Time 6-8 credit hours
1/2 Time 4-5 credit hours

15 May 2009