LU Policy Number: AS.047
Effective Date: 04/06/2020
Approval Date: 03/25/2020
Revised Date: N/A
Purpose: To establish policy regarding the maximum number of credits students in the Doctor of Chiropractic Program may register without approval.
Additional Authority: N/A
Scope: DCP Students
Approval Authority: President
Responsible Authority: Academic Affairs
Recipients: DCP, Registrar, University Advisement
Publications: 19-20 Academic Catalog, Fall ‘19 Academic Quarterly Announcements
DCP Maximum Credit Hours per Quarter Policy
Doctor of Chiropractic Program (DCP) students may enroll for a maximum cumulative total of 27.5 credit hours per quarter for all degree plans. Those students seeking to take more than 27.5, must have an institutional cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and must receive approval from the Dean.
The student must contact, in writing, the Dean’s Office requesting permission to take more than 27.5 credit hours in any given quarter by Friday of Week 10 the prior quarter. The required form (Student Action Form) must include the number of credit hours and the courses requested, the rationale as to why the additional credits are needed, and the student’s current cumulative GPA and total credits completed toward degree. The Dean or his/her designee will review the request and respond to the student.
Any student who has enrolled in more than 27.5 credit hours without permission of the Dean will be contacted and asked to withdraw from courses sufficient enough to lower the total credit hours being attempted to 27.5 or less. If the student does not respond, the Dean’s Office will withdraw the student from courses sufficient enough to lower the total credit hours being attempted to 27.5 hours or less.
Approved by Academic Affairs on 10/24/19