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Changes to block schedule?

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  • giddyupgiddyup Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    My daughter had the same issue and contacted her advisor because as it stands she is enrolled in 4 classes with only 13 credits (one class is just a 1 credit class that only meets 1x week) and would like to add a 5th class, bringing her total credits to 17. However, her advisor recommended that the first term 12-14 units is ideal. I understand that, but she would prefer a challenging workload as opposed to starting out with a less demanding schedule. She is thinking of trying to add the 5th class once open enrollment starts and then dropping a class if she determines that the course load would be too much. Suggestions?
  • NTKS17NTKS17 Registered User Posts: 549 Member
    I highly doubt that the one unit class will have much, if any outside work. Advisors recommend 12-14 units, but it really depends on what classes you are taking. I was only blocked into 12 units my first quarter, and I found the work load to be incredibly light. However, the classes I was taking were not very rigorous. If you're taking more demanding classes, such as lab classes, then 12-14 is probably a good amount.
  • Jared53Jared53 Registered User Posts: 216 Junior Member
    Two words: open enrollment.
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