Sequences of Courses
What is a course sequence?
Course sequences are two or three courses that are intended to be taken together in order to fulfill a degree or program requirement. These courses are meant to be taken in a specific order, as the earlier courses are generally prerequisites for later courses.
English or Compositions (ENG 101, ENG 114, ENG 201)
Technical Mathematics (MTH 121, MTH 122, MTH 123
What’s the big deal about sequence completion right now?
When you’re preparing for a smooth conversion to semesters, you should pay attention to sequence completion. A good rule to follow is that you don’t want to leave a sequence unfinished (only one or two parts completed) on the quarter system, because the amount of content covered is different for these sequence classes on the semester system.
So, you’ll want to either:
Use your summers!
Summer 2010 and Summer 2011 terms may provide you extra time to complete course sequences.
By taking classes in the summer, you might be able to finish all the course sequences you’ve started and all the course sequences you intend to complete before the conversion to semesters.
Follow these steps to plan your sequence completion:
Your best bet: See your advisor each quarter and get ready to use your summers—2010 and 2011—to complete sequence classes.