Course Structure

A three-credit course is typically offered Monday (M), Wednesday (W) and Friday (F) for 50 minutes or Tuesday (T) and Thursday (R) for 75 minutes. Classes begin at 8 a.m. and are in session throughout the day and evening.

MWF classes begin at 8 a.m.; your course may be MWF from 8:00am to 8:50am or 9:00 am to 9:50am, etc. TR classes also begin at 8 a.m. running throughout the day in 75 minute intervals. The class periods run 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., etc. There is a break between classes - 10 minutes for 50 minute classes and 15 minutes for 75 minute classes - which allows students enough time to get from class to another.

Some three-credit courses don't fit into this structure such as courses that run MW 6:10 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. or Tuesday 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Some courses, especially those with labs, can be very scattered throughout the day. Your academic advisor can assist with course scheduling and the semester Schedule of Classes also details course times, course locations, instructor, etc.