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HCC Coleman School of Sciences
- Associate degree
Continuing Professional: No
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): Yes
Most Popular Majors
- Business Administration and Management: Unknown
- General Studies: Unknown
- International Business/Trade/Commerce: Unknown
- Police and Criminal Science: Unknown
Special Study Options
Distance Learning Opportunities: Yes
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend/Evening College: Yes
Teacher Certification: Yes
Class sizes range from 10 to 30 people. Since lectures are small and intimate, sometimes no one talks to each other. Other times students find study buddies or develop new friendships with classmates. There are some professors that prefer assigned seats while most are allowed to sit freely.
Some staff members aren't very communicative with students outside of class. Others don't show much interest in what they are teaching. However, there are some professors have a passion for working with students and teaching their subjects. These professors do want to help students succeed.
Testing & Grading Procedures
Homework and participation usually count for 10-15%, while tests make up the bulk of the material used to determine grades. Most professors have homework, three to five exams, some type of oral presentation, projects, and quizzes from lectures. Lots of reading usually occurs as well as essay writing.
Typical Lecture - Single Day
Professors are constantly seeking new methods of teaching to help their students gain the knowledge necessary to succeed in the course and in life. Lectures are normally two hours long with PowerPoint presentations, pictures, and videos. There is lots of time for questions and discussion and peer interaction.
Typical Course - Start to Finish
Students can expect success if they attend class regularly, complete assignments on time, take lots of notes, study, and prepare for quizzes and exams.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
Speak to the counselors at the campus you are attending. They'll help you figure out which professors students enjoy the most, and this makes course selection easier.
Tips to Succeed
Read the textbook, review your notes, attend tutorials, take studying seriously, use the AskOnline tutorial service, speak with your professors and have one-on-one appointments, and form study groups where you can learn from one another. Always use the library's database and any handouts and suggestions the professors make to ensure your education a successful one!
African American: 23%
Asian American: 9%
Native American: 0%
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