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    University of Louisiana Lafayette
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Classification


A. Degree-Seeking Students

A student admitted to the University by meeting requirements described in Section I.A , and hence a student who is working toward a degree is classified according to the following:

  1. First-time Freshman: A first-time freshman is a student who has not previously attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette or any other institution of higher learning for a regular fall or spring semester. Early Admission students will be considered first-time freshmen upon regular matriculation.
  2. Freshman: A student who has not yet earned 30 semester hours of college credit.
  3. Sophomore: A student who has earned at least 30, but fewer than 60 semester hours of college credit.
  4. Junior: A student who has earned at least 60, but fewer than 90 semester hours of college credit.
  5. Senior: A student who has earned a minimum of 90 semester hours of college credit.

B. Non-Degree Seeking Students

  1. A student admitted to the University under the provisions of Section I.C  or any other student who schedules courses for credit but is not pursuing a degree shall be classified as a non-degree-seeking student.
  2. A student who registers as a non-degree-seeking student and then decides to change to degree-seeking status must have the approval of the Director of Admissions and the academic dean of the college having jurisdiction over the degree program s/he wishes to enter.