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Taking Calc based Physics on-line

  1. Apr 21, 2013 #1
    I have been attempting to take classes towards a mechanical engineering degree for a few years. I have a full time job, 50-60 hours a week, and a family. I have taken Calc 1 and will attempt Calc 2, as well as a freshman ME course, in the fall. I was thinking of taking Calc 3 and physics in the Spring. I will only be able to take 1 of the courses at the college. Would physics be a bad choice for on-line. I have taken a couple of on-line courses so far. I have not enjoyed it, but I have still managed to get A's.
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  3. Apr 21, 2013 #2


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    I very much doubt any real engineering schools would accept an online physics course. Physics courses involve labs, and you can't do those online.
  4. Apr 21, 2013 #3
    That's a good point. I better check first. I am cuncurrent with a community college and university, so it does get a little confusing dealing with two different advisors. Since I am not a traditional student, the university seems to blow me off a bit.
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