Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Academic term types vary from college to college and include semester, trimester, quarter, 4-1-4, 4-4-1, and block plan, also known as one course at a time. A brief description of these academic term types can be found towards the end of the “Academic term” entry in Wikipedia under the heading “Collegiate calendars.”
Would you be more likely to attend or avoid a college because of the schedule of academic terms?
Which of these schedule of academic terms appeals most to you and why?
What do you see as the pros and cons of these schedules?