Graduate Credit for Seniors (Senior Privilege)

A Georgia Southern University senior within nine (9) credit hours of completing the requirements for the bachelor’s degree may apply for Senior Privilege to enroll in graduate courses (up to a total of nine credit hours) for graduate credit providing:

  • The student submits a Senior Privilege Application Form found at;
  • Permission to enroll in such courses is obtained from the chairperson of the department involved, the appropriate graduate program director, and the COGS (College of Graduate Studies);
  • The student is otherwise qualified for Regular Degree Admission to the COGS;
  • The total term load does not exceed fifteen (15) credit hours, with no more than nine (9) credit hours of graduate credit. Under no circumstances may a course be used for both graduate and undergraduate credit.