Do you want to be a teacher or maybe an engineer? We’ll help you achieve your educational and career goals, whatever they include. If you are undecided about what your future holds, we will help you explore the many major and career options available.
Academic advisement is much more than selecting courses for next semester. Effective academic advisement includes meeting with an advisor and developing an academic program of study that meets your educational and vocational goals. Although advisement includes course selection, it also involves discussing academic programs and career opportunities. We believe that academic advisement is an essential component to the success of your educational experience at Monroe Community College.
Determining how many classes you should take is a very personal matter. Each student needs to evaluate what their life consists of and ask a variety of questions. For example:
Each student is unique and should take a courseload that accommodates his/her needs. To become a full-time student at MCC, you would take a minimum of 12 credit and or fee hours. Students not on suspension my register for a maximum of 18 credit hours without special permission. Any student taking less than 12 hours is considered part-time. Keep in mind that for each hour you are in class you should expect to study approximately two hours outside of class. As you determine the number of courses you plan to take it is also important to remember to budget time for eating, sleeping, studying, travel time and leisure. Finding balance is the key to success. Here is an example of a full-time MCC student’s schedule: