This page will answer:
- How many hours do I need to graduate?
- How many hours should I register for during Early Registration?
- How many credit hours is the typical class?
Basics of College
- Students will only be able to sign up for 12 hours during Early Registration. Students will finalize their schedules at Orientation.
- To obtain a degree from UNCW, you will take a minimum of 124 credit hours, which includes General Education Requirements (University Studies), your major requirements, and electives or a minor.
- Most classes are 3 credit hours and students typically take 14-16 hours per semester.