The normal course load is 16 credits. During the first semester at the university, a freshman is limited to 17 credits. Students may take no more than 21 credits without permission from the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Studies and Academic Advisement (AQU 110F).
Freshmen may not register for courses numbered 300 or above without permission from the department chair (except for foreign language courses when they have already completed a fourth semester of the language or its equivalent).
Students on academic probation may not register for more than 16 credits.