Judson University, a Four Year Christian College in Elgin near Chicago. The Church at Work in Higher Education.

  • Classification of Students

    Programs

    • "Undergraduate:" includes students who have not earned a Bachelor's degree.
    • "Graduate:" includes university/college graduates who are pursuing a Master's degree.
    • "Doctoral:" includes university/college graduates who are pursuing a Doctor's degree.

    Year in University

    Students are classified according to the credit hours they have accumulated.

    Semester Hours Classification
    0-27.99 Freshmen
    28-59.99 Sophomores
    60-89.99 Juniors
    90 or more Seniors

     

     

     

     

    Course Numbers

    • 000-099 No Credit (not applied to graduation) and/or pre-university courses
    • 100-199 Freshman level
    • 200-299 Sophomore level
    • 300-399 Junior level - open to freshmen only by approval
    • 400-499 Senior level - not open to freshmen
    • 500-599 Graduate level - not open to underclassmen
    • 600-699 Graduate level - not open to underclassmen
    • 700-799 Doctoral level - not open to underclassmen or graduate students

    Enrollment Load

    UNDERGRADUATE

    Twelve semester hours is the minimum enrollment load to be classified as full time. Less than 12 hours is classified as part time: 9, 10 or 11 semester hours is three-quarter time; 6, 7, or 8 semester hours is half time; fewer than 6 semester hours is less than half time.

    Enrollment for more than 18 semester hours constitutes an overload and is permitted only for students with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Exceptions must be approved by the registrar or designee. Hourly rate tuition is charged for overloads. Some services provided by students are awarded a semester credit hour but are not included in the credit hour count for overload.Examples include musical ensembles such as MUS 150 University Choir.

    GRADUATE

    Nine semester hours is the minimum enrollment load to be classified as full time. Less than 9 hours is classified as part time: 7 or 8 semester hours is three-quarter time; 4, 5 or 6 semester hours is half time; fewer than 4 semester hours is less than half time.

    DOCTORAL

    Six semester hours is the minimum enrollment load to be classified as full time. Less than 6 hours is classified as part time: 4 or 5 semester hours is three-quarter time; 3 semester hours is half time; fewer than 3 semester hours is less than halftime.



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