Undergraduate Course Load/Maximum Hours of Enrollment for Short Sessions within a Semester
- An undergraduate student may earn only one hour of undergraduate credit for each week of a session.
- An undergraduate may take only one three-hour course in a three-week session. An undergraduate student may not take two three-hour courses in the same three-week session even though one course is in the morning and the other in the evening.
- An undergraduate student may take one three-hour course and a one-hour or two-hour activity course or lab in the same three-week session. Example: MUS, DAN, and LAB courses.
- An undergraduate student may take one three-hour, three-week course with another course that overlaps another session, such as the following: six-week, eight-week, nine-week, and twelve-week courses. The general rule is one credit hour per week.
- An undergraduate student may take only two three-hour courses or a maximum of six credit hours in a six-week session. The general rule is one credit hour per week.
- An undergraduate student may take a maximum of four credit hours in a four-week session. The general rule is one credit hour per week.
- An undergraduate student may take up to three three-hour, eight-week courses at the same time. This averages nine credit hours in an eight-week period. The University has the approval of the Board of Regents for this exception.
- The maximum amount of course work for which an undergraduate student may register in a summer session is twelve semester hours. Any exception to the maximum load limits requires prior approval of the student’s academic dean.
- An undergraduate student is considered full-time when enrolling in at least six hours of credit for the summer.