3.8. Maximum Course Load

The recommended schedule for students who wish to complete a degree varies each semester and it depends on student’s college. However, some students may want or need to take coursework more than the recommended hours.

Maximum course loads vary by session and are as follows:


Credit Hours


Spring or Fall semester

The maximum permitted registration is 18 credit hours for the College of Business and 20 credit hours for the other colleges. Students wishing to register for more than 18 or 20 credit hours must have special permission.

Summer session

6-9 credit hours.