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Oxford College students who complete a minimum of sixty-six hours( sixty-four Academic hours and two physical education hours) and meet the distribution requirements with a minimum grade -point average of 2.0, receive the associate of arts degree, and thereby qualify to continue as juniors in Emory College.
Academic Load and Credit
The standard unit of credit in the semester system is the semester hour. Most courses earn four semester hours credit meeting for 150 minutes a week. However physical education classes earn one semester hour of credit and also meet for 150 minutes per week. Laboratories for science courses meet an additional three hours per week.
An average course load is seventeen hours per semester (four four-hour courses plus physical education).
The maximum academic load is twenty-two hours plus physical education. (Special permission is required for more than nineteen hours. See Overload Procedures for details.)
The minimum load for a full-time student is twelve hours per semester.
Students must receive special permission from the Assistant Dean of Academic Services to take more than nineteen semester hours. (See criteria on following page.)
Criteria for Overloading (enrolling in more than nineteen hours per semester):
In order to become eligible to overload, a student must complete one semester or more at Oxford and have achieved a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average, or be in the last term before graduating and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Students not meeting the above criteria must receive special permission to overload from the director of academic services by completing the request for overload form with their academic adviser and submitting it to the Assistant Dean of Academic Services.