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Classification of Students
Students are classified according to the total number of hours for which they have credit. The requirements for classification as a candidate for a degree on the basis of hours are:
Freshman Standing: Must have met all entrance requirements and be registered as a candidate for a degree.
Sophomore Standing: 30 hours
Junior Standing: 60 hours
Senior Standing: 90 hours or above
Students are classified at the beginning of each semester and the minimum requirements for the respective classes must be met at that time. Class activities and listing in University or student publications will be carried out in accordance with the above classification.
Unclassified Students: “Special” or part-time students who meet all entrance requirements but who are carrying fewer than eight semester hours, and mature and otherwise qualified students who are not pursuing the regular course of study may, with the approval of the Academic Dean and the consent of the department concerned, be admitted to the University as unclassified students to take such courses as are open to them without respect to candidacy for a degree. Such work is limited to 29 semester hours.