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Recommended Frosh Honors Courses/Courseload

Bamagirl2016Bamagirl2016 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
edited May 2012 in University of Alabama
Im coming to bama in the fall as a mechanical engineering major. I plan on starting in calc 2 again though I took bc this year and am pretty sure I passed the ap test. Is that offered honors? I was wondering because I was hoping to get some honors hours out of the way in my first year and that seems to be a good place to start. I also will have biology and world history credits (3s on the ap tests) and all the English credit required for my major. What honors courses would you recommend? Any interesting ones that your students have taken? Thanks!
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Replies to: Recommended Frosh Honors Courses/Courseload

  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids Forum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 83,902 Forum Champion
    Hi!

    Honors Cal I and III are offered in the fall. Honors Cal II is offered in the spring. I know, that's annoying. lol

    Well, you need Gen Chem, but don't know if you should take the honors version.

    My son loved Fine Arts & Parody class with Dr. Cary.


    Does anyone know if US World credits will still count for the sequence? The AP chart has changed a bit for incoming frosh.
  • Bamagirl2016Bamagirl2016 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    I would like to take calc honors because it'll be review for me--do you suggest taking cal 1 again in fall or just waiting till spring to take cal 2 again (taking a semester off from math)?
  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids Forum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 83,902 Forum Champion
    Calc 1 would probably be too easy for you. My older son took a semester off for math, and did Honors Calc II in the spring. It's up to you.
  • Bamagirl2016Bamagirl2016 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    It seems like that would be a better option :) thanks! who did he have as a prof and did he like them?
  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids Forum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 83,902 Forum Champion
    He had Dr Cecelia Laurie who has retired. But he's a math major, so he's had lots of math profs... He likes...

    Halpern
    Trace
    Gleason
    Hadji
    Shan Zhao
    I think there's one with the name Martin and some others I can't think of right now.
  • Bamagirl2016Bamagirl2016 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    Cool! Thanks! This is a really helpful list :)
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