The quantity unit of credit at
Flagler College is the semester hour, defined as one hour of class work
plus two hours of preparation per week for one semester.
Fall or Spring Semester
Normal full-time course load for a fall or spring semester is 15
semester hours, plus related laboratory periods; a minimum of 12
semester hours is required for full-time status. Students registering
for less than 12 semester hours are classified as part-time students.
Students may not take more than 19 semesters hours in
any fall or spring semester without the recommendation of their faculty
advisor and the approval of the Registrar. Normally, students must have
a 3.0 grade point average for two semesters preceding the semester in
which they wish to take more than 19 semester hours. Students enrolled
in 20 or more semester hours are charged additional tuition per credit
hour (See COSTS - Tuition & Fees).
The summer term is a seven-week term. Courses offered for the summer
term are contingent upon the number of students who register by the
established deadline. Courses with an insufficient number of registered
students will be canceled.
Students enrolling in the Summer Term may attempt up to
ten (10) hours of credit. Registration for eleven (11) or more credits
requires the approval of the Office of Academic Affairs.
Classification of Students
A student's classification is determined by the number of credit hours earned as follows:
Freshman through 29 semester hours
Sophomore 30 to 59 semester hours
Junior 60 to 89 semester hours
Senior 90 or more semester hours
Academic Requirements for Continuation
Students are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of
2.0 or better to remain in good academic standing. Procedures designed
to ensure thorough consideration of a student's progress and
qualifications for continuation are outlined in detail in the College