Student Classification

A student admitted as a candidate for the baccalaureate (bachelor's) degree is classified at the beginning of each semester as follows:

  • Freshman: a student who has not earned 25 credit hours
  • Sophomore: a student with at least 25 credit hours but not more than 55
  • Junior: a student with more than 55 credit hours but not more than 90
  • Senior: a student with more than 90 credit hours
  • Second undergraduate program student: a student with a bachelor's degree who is pursuing a second degree, second major, or minor