2022-2023 Administrative Policy Manual Published September 2, 2022 
    
    Jun 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Administrative Policy Manual Published September 2, 2022

Classification of Students


Policy Number: 4.2.5.1
Effective Date: February 27, 2023
Revision History: May 26, 2016
Policy Contact: Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs/Provost

I. Purpose and Policy Statement

Class designation is generally based on the number of hours the student has earned in courses offered at Georgia Gwinnett College or transferred from other educational institutions. Class designation does not necessarily reflect the students’ readiness to graduate or progress in their chosen program of study.

II. Scope

All GGC staff, faculty and students should be familiar with this policy. 

III. Definitions

The following is a general explanation of class designation:

Freshman: A student who has earned fewer than 30 hours of credit.
Sophomore: A student who has earned 30 to 59 hours of credit.
Junior: A student who has earned 60 to 89 hours of credit.
Senior: A student who has earned 90 or more hours of credit.