Engineering Block Model
A New Option For Your First Year in Engineering
As a first-year Engineering student, this year, for the first time, you have a choice to make about how you learn in the fall term: traditional or block model.
You probably already know how this works – with a traditional learning model you will take 5 different courses simultaneously throughout the fall semester on a continuous basis. Most of your midterms would be in October and most of your finals would be in December, with classes and assignments for all courses spread throughout the term.
The block model is a unique way of learning where instead of juggling various courses, you will complete one subject at a time (with only one course running throughout the whole term.) So that means you take one class for 3.5 weeks, complete it, and start another course right after – allowing you to give your full focus to one topic at a time
Another cool thing? With the block model, you study on campus three days a week and study from home for two – the blended delivery gives you more flexibility (and you spend less time commuting.)
With both models, you’re taking the same courses and getting the same credits – you’re just doing it in a different way. Read on to learn more details about the block model.
Example of the Block Model
Applied Linear Algebra
Applied Calculus I
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