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Pass Fail for General Requirments

  1. Feb 27, 2009 #1
    How much does it count against you if you were to take a few general education classes, stuff the university requires you to take to get a "well rounded" experience on a Pass/Fail basis?

    I am considering doing this so I can speed up my degree and focus more on my Physics and Math classes. Good idea? Bad idea? No idea?
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  3. Feb 27, 2009 #2
    Going pass-fail is a great idea for non-technical classes you want to take for fun. I did this all the time in undergraduate.

    Just don't fail!
  4. Feb 28, 2009 #3

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    Many colleges and universities forbid or limit taking requirements pass/fail. The intent is to let a student explore areas he/she normally wouldn't, not to allow a student to squeak through general education requirements and focus on his/her major.
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