Academic Load

 

 

 

The normal academic load for undergraduates is 14 to 18 credit hours. An undergraduate whose program exceeds 21 credit hours must secure the written permission of his or her advisor. An undergraduate whose program is less than 12 credit hours must secure the written permission of his or her advisor and the director of the Advising and Learning Assistance Center.

 

The minimum requirement for a a full-time undergraduate is 12 credit hours. An undergraduate student whose program is reduced to fewer than 12 credit hours in any semester may continue at Rensselaer only on the recommendation of the Committee of Academic Standing. The student must petition the committee for such recommendation.