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 101 MATH101 * PHYS102
ARC 110 CP 101 IAS 111 MATH102 * PHYS133
ARE 100 ECON101 IAS 131 MATH105 *
CE 101 ECON102 ICS  101 MATH106 *  
CHEM101 ENGL101 ICS 102 MIS 101  
CHEM102 ENGL102 ICS 103 PHYS101  

* Note: Students can register MATH101, MATH101, MATH102, MATH131, MATH132 courses only after completion of preparatory MATH002.