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course load limits

The normal course load is 14 - 18 hours per semester. Approval for 19 or 20 hours requires permission of your advisor.

During the summer semester a student may enroll in 9 hours. Advisors can approve up to 13 total hours during the summer session but the hours must be appropriately spread out among the sessions.

Students on academic probation are limited to 12 hours in the fall or spring semesters and 6 hours in the summer.

Residence hall students and varsity athletes must be enrolled in 12 hours per semester.

Students should check with their advisors and with the University Bulletin to see that the courses in which they enroll satisfy particular degree requirements. Check the specific degree curriculum in the Bulletin.


Academic Hall 057
Registrar's Office
One University Plaza, MS 3760
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701