How many classes do you take as a freshman in college?
unless it’s a dance class or something) for a freshman is 12-15. That’s four or five classes, for those of you keeping score at home. Now, my first semester, I got away with four classes.
How many hours is too many in college?
Generally, one class can last anywhere from 1 1/2 hours to 3 hours unlike a 45 minutes to a 1 hour high school class. Packing on too many classes in a semester can exhaust and stress you out to the point of illness. That’s why advisors suggest taking 12 to 15 credit hours per semester. Especially if you’re a freshman.
What is considered a lot of credits in college?
Many colleges recommend taking around 15 credits per semester, which totals 120 credits after four years (colleges that run on a unique academic calendar will work slightly differently, but the total number of credits is approximately the same). Most bachelor’s degree programs require 120 credits to graduate.