Course Load for Undergraduate Students Download to print
A minimum of 120 semester hours of approved coursework must be satisfactorily completed to receive a baccalaureate; minimum 60 semesters hours for an associate degree. Students expecting to complete this minimum in four or two years, depending on degree, by attending two semesters (usually fall and spring semesters) should average 15 credit hours per semester and a yearly total of 30 hours. Some bachelor’s and associate degree programs require more hours than the 120 and 60, respectively.
Eligible undergraduate students who have a minimum of 12 Kent State earned credit hours and meet the Kent State GPA guidelines may register for a course overload through an automated process. A course overload is considered as:
Kent State GPA guidelines for an automatic overload:
Criteria for eligibility:
Exceptions to this rule must be approved by the appropriate college dean.
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