Classification


Credit

College credit at Cameron University is awarded in semester hours. Classes are worth varying amounts of semester hours, from 1 hour up to 5 hours, depending upon the particular class. The last digit in the course number indicates how many credit hours or semester hours the course is worth (i.e., ENGL 1113, English Composition I. The course number is 1113. The last digit is 3, thus the course is a three semester hour course. The student will receive 3 semester hours for successfully completing the class.)

Full-Time Status/Part-Time Status

Full-time students are enrolled in a minimum of :

FALL/SPRING 12 semester hours or more

SUMMER 6 semester hours or more

Full- and part-time students must enroll in the Academic Advising Center or with their academic advisor.

Academic Classification

Undergraduate students enrolled in 12 or more semester hours during a regular semester of study, or 6 or more semester hours during a summer session/eight week session, are classified as full-time students. Classifications according to the credit hours earned are:

  • Freshmen Less than 30 semester hours
  • Sophomores 30 to 59 hours
  • Juniors 60 to 89 hours
  • Seniors 90 hours or above, no degree
  • Special Not working toward degree

Graduate students enrolled in at least 9 or more semester hours during a regular semester of study or 4 or more semester hours during a summer session are classified as full-time students.