Course load

For online/evening students in the fall semester = both the Fall I and Fall II terms, the spring semester=both the Spring I and Spring II terms.

The academic year consists of the Fall and Spring Semesters. Summer enrollment is optional.

Undergraduate day semester

  • Full time enrollment = 12 credits per semester
  • It is suggested that students register for 15–16 credits per semester in order to complete 120 credits in four years
  • Tuition is charged as a flat rate for 9–16 credits. An overload fee will be charged if students register for more than 16 credits
  • If a student wishes to register for more than 18 credits a semester, the Vice President for Academic Affairs must approve

Online semester

  • Full time enrollment = 12 credits per semester
  • It is suggested that students register for 15–16 credits per semester in order to complete 120 credits in four years
  • Tuition is charged per credit
  • If a student wishes to register for more than 18 credits a semester, the Vice President for Academic Affairs must approve

Graduate day semester

  • Full time enrollment = nine credits per semester for the Psychology and Music programs
  • Full time enrollment = five credits for the Professional Performance Certificate
  • Full time enrollment = six credits per semester for the Ed.D. program.
  • Tuition is charged per credit

Graduate evening semester

  • Full time enrollment = six credits per semester
  • Tuition is charged per credit

A course passed more than twice cannot count towards financial aid eligibility. However, variable content courses may be taken multiple times towards degree completion. Lists of these courses are outlined in the academic catalog.