Academic Load/Overload

Graduate Business

A full-time program consists of nine (9) or more semester hours of graduate course work. Part-time students who are employed full-time will generally be limited to six semester hours of graduate work in a given semester. During the evening summer session, the recommended course load is one-half that of a regular semester.

Graduate Education

A full-time program during the fall and spring semesters consists of nine (9) or more semester hours of graduate course work. A full-time program during the Summer Sessions consists of six (6) or more semester hours of graduate course work. Students enrolled in the Graduate-Level Teacher Certification program are restricted to two courses (6 semester hours) per semester until the point of student teaching.

Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences

A full-time program consists of nine (9) or more semester hours of graduate course work. Part-time students who are employed full-time will generally be limited to six semester hours of graduate work in a given semester. During the evening summer session, the recommended course load is one-half that of a regular semester.

Westminster Choir College

A full-time program consists of between nine (9) and fifteen (15) semester hours. Enrollment for more than 15 semester hours requires the permission of the Associate Dean and may incur additional charges.