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Fall 2016 Schedule

  1. Jan 22, 2016 #1
    I know it's really early in the year, but I want to have some opinion of my POTENTIAL fall 2016 schedule. No harsh comments.Taking calc 1 over the summer. I've been preparing since of December as I've been practicing my algebra skills. I'm taking Precalc this semester!! There will be two schedules I will put down.

    1) Calculus 2: 4 Credits
    Physics 1: 4 credits (will be taking this at Utica college)
    General Chemistry 2: 4 credits
    Discrete Mathematics: 4 credits
    = 16 credits

    2) Calculus 2: 4 credits
    Physics 1: 4 credits
    Discrete Mathematics: 4 credits
    = 12 credits

    thanks all!

    Trying to transfer for Fall 2017! Spring 2017 will be my last at CC. Going to apply to Penn State this coming September.
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  3. Jan 22, 2016 #2


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    I have asked for this to be moved to a more appropriate place
  4. Jan 22, 2016 #3
    Thank you. I didn't know where to put it.
  5. Jan 22, 2016 #4


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    So you're wondering if you should take chem or not? You should take chem.

    If you're asking about the change in units, I don't know you, or how much you can handle. That's a question to ask yourself.
  6. Jan 22, 2016 #5
    I would switch discrete mathematics out with a general ed. It would help to take Linear Algebra and Discrete Mathematics together. Because you will be learning to write proofs in both of these classes, so you can twice the feedback from professors. Taking Linear Algebra, before Calculus 3, helps with the intuition behind some of the results in Calculus 3.

    Calculus 3 and Differential equations can be taken together. Or you can take Differential Equations and Linear Algebra together. Your schedule is normal.
  7. Jan 23, 2016 #6
    I won't stay that long to take discrete math and linear algebra at my community college. Can linear algebra is offered in the spring only and discrete math in the fall so it won't work any ways for me. Unless I take them at a four year school. My major requires only one chemistry class which I'm taking this semester. But I really want to take chem 2 because I feel like it will prepare me even more. I'm. Meteorology major hoping to transfer to penn state
  8. Jan 23, 2016 #7
    Do meteorology majors need discrete mathematics?
  9. Jan 23, 2016 #8
    I'm double majoring in math and Meteorology/
  10. Jan 23, 2016 #9
    Ah, alright.
  11. Jan 23, 2016 #10
    I'm thinking of doing option 2
  12. Jan 23, 2016 #11
    Since you are double majoring in mathematics, wouldn't adding an extra semester at the community college be cheaper? You can get all of the Math out the way, and start with Real Analysis etc at the university.

    Since you are majoring in Math, most schools require you to take Calculus 3 and ODE. Are you even done with all your general ed? If not knock it out the way.
  13. Jan 23, 2016 #12
    After this semester I will have all my gen eds done expect for my arts which I will take it at penn state. By the time, I will be transferring I will have calculus 3. I can't stay longer so my goal is to transfer by spring 2017. That's why I'm asking which option will best fit for me.

    Note: Penn State Meteorology only requires one chemistry course( which I'm taking this semester) but I really want to take Chem 2. It Will probably be my last chance to taking it.
  14. Jan 24, 2016 #13


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    The option is yours, do you feel comfortable doing 16 units or not.
  15. Jan 24, 2016 #14
    I feel like i can do it. if you are a stem major, is it common to take two sciences at once? I never took two at once.
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