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How do I get approval from the dean to take more than the maximum hours in a semester?

You should speak with an academic advisor in the Dean's Office or call
471-4271 to find out the criteria for raising max hours and when this
can be done. Generally speaking, a student needs to make at least 42
grade points from the previous semester or be a graduating senior who
needs to add a course to fulfill a specific degree requirement to
graduate.


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