Rules for Preparatory Students eligible for taking Freshmen courses during regular semester.

i) New Preparatory Students:
  • All new preparatory year students will be given preparatory courses by the Office of the University Registrar.
  • If the total credit hours are ≤ 11, then the students can apply to register freshmen courses* such that, total registered hours for both preparatory and freshmen should be ≤ 13 credit hours.
ii) Continuing Preparatory Students:
  • All continuing preparatory year students will be given preparatory courses by The Office of the University Registrar.
  • Student with Cumulative GPA ≥ 3 :
  • If the total credit hours are ≤ 13, then the student can register freshmen courses* thru KFUPM Portal, such that the total registered hours for both preparatory and freshmen should be ≤ 15 credit hours. (Only one course can be taken from IAS department).
  • Student with Cumulative GPA < 3 :
  • If the total credit hours are ≤ 8, then the student can register freshmen courses* thru KFUPM Portal such that, total registered hours for both preparatory and freshmen should be ≤ 10 credit hours. (Only one course can be taken from IAS department).

*Table : List of freshmen courses that can be registered.

ACCT110 CHEM111 IAS 121 MATH105*
ARC 110 CP 101 IAS 111 MATH106*
ARE 100 ECON101 IAS 131 MATH 101
CE 101 ECON102 ICS 104 PHYS101
CHEM101 ENGL101 MATH101* PHYS102
CHEM102 ENGL102 MATH102* PHYS133

*Note: Student can register MATH101, MATH131 or MATH132 course only after completion of preparatory MATH002 course.