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Creating Your First Class Schedule

All students create a schedule of five or four academic courses (12 to 17 credits), exclusive of labs.

Students in the Sciences, or in Computer Science, may enroll in up to 18 credits with permission from the Advising Center.

What Your Week Will Look Like

Please keep in mind that class lengths vary by day of the week. For example, all classes on Monday are 1 hour and 18 minutes long, while all classes on Friday are 52 minutes long. You can use the chart below as a reference when sceduling your classes.

Class Hours Monday - Class Length Tuesday - Class Length Wednesday - Class Length Thursday - Class Length Friday -
Class Length
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 1 hr. 18 min. 52 min. 1 hr. 18 min. 52 min. 52 min.
2 - 6 p.m. 1 hr. 18 min. 1 hr. 18 min. 1 hr. 18 min. 1 hr. 18 min. No Classes After 2 p.m.
Open Activity Hour None noon to 1 p.m. None noon to 1 p.m. noon to 1 p.m.
Night Class Meetings 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. None


College Core Subjects and Course Information

Humanities for 15 credits: Subjects in this area include English (ENG), History (HST), Philosophy (PHL), Religious Studies (RST), and Fine and Performing Arts (FPA).

Social Science and Business for 6 credits: Subjects in this area include Economics (ECO), Psychology (PSY), Political Science (POL), Sociology (SOC), and Business (BUS).

Computer Science, Science, and Math for 9 to 13 credits: Subjects in this area include Computer Science (CS), Math (MTH), Biology (BIO), Chemistry (CHM), and Physics (PHY).

Diversity, Cross-Cultural and Global Perspectives for 6 credits: Subjects in this area include all foreign languages and courses that cover all subjects that examine topics related to this area; too many to note here.

Non-Core Subject Information

Some subjects do not fall within the College Core, but may be of interest to students as they consider course options for their first term. Subjects to consider are:

Education (EDU) Criminal Justice (CRJ) Mass Communication (MCO)
Speech Communication (SCS) Entrepreneurship (ENT) Social Work (SOW)


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