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Course Loads

Course Loads

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The normal course load for a student is 12 to 18 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. The normal course load for the summer session is 6 to 9 credit hours. An overload is more than 18 credit hours in a regular fall or spring semester or more than 9 credit hours in a summer session.

Students who have successfully completed at least 30 credit hours and are classified as a sophomore may take an overload. To receive approval for an overload, the student must have attained a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with no grade less than a ā€œCā€ in any course the previous term. Students on academic probation will not be allowed to take an overload of credits. The maximum number of credit hours a student may enroll in shall be 21 credit hours in a regular fall or spring semester or no more than 12 credit hours in a summer session. Overload Recommendation/Approval forms are available at the Office of the Registrar and online at www.luna.edu. Students wishing to take an overload must have the form completed by their advisor and obtain approval from the Registrar.

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