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Studying What is the course-load for a student studying physics, math, or engineering like?

  1. Nov 9, 2009 #1
    How many hours do you attend class / lecture each day?
    Do you study each day?
    How many hours per week do you study for your courses ?
    How many courses do you take per semester ?
    Do you go to a University or a jc level school ?
     
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  3. Nov 9, 2009 #2
    Re: What is the course-load for a student studying physics, math, or engineering like

    Well being an electrical engineering student I remembered the subjects were easy in 1st year and I didn't have to worry to achieve good grades. But from the 2nd year I really had to concentrate hard due to the increasing difficulty level. And,
    I usually have 4-5 hours of classes 5 days a week
    In fact I can't study everyday. But I try.
    In a loose estimate I spend 4/5 hours per day for my electrical subjects. ( I have personal interest in pure math and theoretical physics. So I reserve a major portion from my study time for them.)
    Usually I take 15-19 credit hours per semester and that makes roughly 5-6 subjects
    And yeah I go to university.
    Anyway I guess this inquiring thread is for your future selection of field in term of load?
     
  4. Nov 9, 2009 #3
    Re: What is the course-load for a student studying physics, math, or engineering like

    An average day is 4 hours of class.

    Yes, and I would not be able to get through my classes if I didn't do it everyday.

    At least 3-4 hours on weeknights (including homework) and then a few hours or so on weekends because I have no life.

    4-5 classes are average, although I'll be taking 6 next semester because of a required seminar. This also depends on whether most of your classes are 3 credits or 4 and what the credit limit is at your school.

    University
     
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