Financial Aid

Satisfactory Academic Progress: Maximum Hours

If your undergraduate degree program requires a different number of hours to graduate, use the following formula to determine the maximum number of hours you can attempt:  Hours Required x 1.5 = Maximum Hours.

Undergraduate Degree

Minimum Hours Required

SAPS Maximum Hours Allowed

-

120

180

Graduate Degree

Minimum Hours Required*

SAPS Maximum Hours Allowed

Accountancy

30

45

Biology

32

48

Business Administration

33

49

Chemistry

32

48

College Student Personnel

48

72

Communication

33-34

49-51

Communication Sciences & Disorders

46-49

69-73

Computer Science

33

49

Counseling

60

90

Economics

30

45

Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies

32

48

Educational Leadership (MS Ed)

33

49

Educational Leadership (Ed S)

35

52

Educational Leadership (Ed D)

43

64

Elementary Education

30-31

45-46

Engineering Technology Leadership

30

45

English

30

45

Geography

32

48

Health Sciences

36

54

History

Thesis=31

Project=35

Coursework = 37

Thesis=46

Project=52

Coursework=55

Instructional Design and Technology

Project/Thesis=32

Coursework =35

Project/Thesis=48

Coursework=52

Kinesiology

Thesis=32

Comp Exam=38

Thesis=48

Comp Exam=57

Law Enforcement & Justice Admin.

Thesis=33

Nonthesis=39

Thesis=49

Nonthesis=58

Liberal Arts and Sciences

33

49

Mathematics

36

54

Museum Studies

34

51

Music

34

51

Physics

34

51

Political Science

30

45

Psychology

General=37

Clinical CMH=66

General=55

Clinical CMH=99

Psychology (Specialist-School)

66

99

Reading

33

49

RPTA

34

51

Sociology

Thesis=31

Nonthesis=37

Thesis=46

Nonthesis=55

Special Education

37

55

Sport Management

Thesis=38-40

Nonthesis=42

Thesis=57-60

Nonthesis=63

Theatre

62

93

*Per 2012-13 catalog