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Texas A&M was (and still is) on the semester system.

Tom

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Maxwell [mailto:smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu]
> Sent: Monday, July 28, 2003 16:11
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Future Generations of Engineers
> 
> 
> Eric,
> 
> Just a question to make sure that I am comparing apples to 
> apples and not
> apples to organges...when you went to A&M, were you under a semester
> system or a quarters system?  I ask because I know that 
> Michigan State at
> the time that I was in school at Michigan was under the 
> quarter system and
> required on the order of 140 or so credits.  Michigan State 
> is now on the
> semester system just like Michigan and now requires 128 
> credits just like
> Michigan does (and did while I was in school...88 to 92).
> 
> Scott
> Ypsilanti, MI
> 
> 
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Eric Green wrote:
> 
> > Maybe I am not following all of this as carefully as I 
> should be so I
> > amy be treading over old ground, but I will simply suggest that we
> > return to the old ways. When I graduated from A&M in 1987, 
> a degree in
> > Civil Engineering took 145 hours. This was reasonably 
> accomplished in
> > four years by most students (there are always a few on the five year
> > plan), and I got all the education I needed, including some 
> liberal arts
> > classes that I did not want to take (and in retrospect I 
> still a waste
> > of time). What is wrong with this approach?
> >
> > Eric Green
> >
> >
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