- With permission of the dean, a Junior or Senior music major who has a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better or who achieves a 3.5 grade point average at the end of a semester may request to enroll in the following semester for one additional credit beyond the allowable maximum of 21.
- With permission of the dean, a music major may request in one semester of the Senior year a one-credit overelection without achieving the 3.5 grade point average.
NB: The minimum full-time credit load for undergraduates is 12.
The normal maximum course load for a full-time graduate student in the school of music is 15 credit hours per semester. Overelection is not allowed except in extraordinary circumstances and only with permission of the dean. Unless approved by the dean of the school of music, teaching or research assistants may not enroll for more than nine semester hours per semester, depending upon the number of hours of teaching or research per week required by their appointments.
NB: The minimum full-time credit load for graduate students is 8.