The minimum academic load that qualifies a student for full-time
status and financial assistance is 12 semester hours.
Incoming freshmen cannot register for more than 17 credit hours
their first semester.
Semesters: All students are restricted to
pre-registering for a maximum of 17 hours. The first week of
classes, additional hours up to a total of 18 can be added to a
students fall or spring schedule using a drop-add form if the
following requirements are met:
- Second semester freshmen and all sophomores and juniors are
required to earn a 3.0 GPA the previous term.
- Seniors must have a 2.75 GPA the previous term.
Summer: Preregistration is restricted to 12
hours, with an additional of 3 hours possible the first day of
classes for students who meet the GPA requirements defined in this
Three-week terms: Students are limited to no
more than three semester hours for any three-week term.
Residency Requirement for a BA degree: In
order to earn a baccalaureate degree from Lindsey Wilson College,
students must successfully complete a minimum of 45 credit hours at
the college and at least 50% of the credits required in a major or
minor must be earned at the college. Hours transferred to LWC
during completion of a degree need prior approval of the registrars
office. Education methods classes may not be transferred to LWC.
Programs have the right to require students to complete program
assessments prior to graduation.
The minimum academic load for full-time graduate status is nine
semester hours. The usual semester load is 12 hours.