Validating Courses

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by hamleton, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. hamleton

    hamleton Member

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    Hey all, so this question is COMPLETELY HYPOTHETICAL, but it really got me wondering. What if an incoming cadet candidate validated every course at USMA? What would they be able to do??
    A more realistic question is, if a cadet candidate validated every math course offered, and they wanted to be a math major, what courses would they take? Would they have to take another major? Thank you for everyone's answers to this useless, yet (what I find) intriguing question?
     
  2. parentalunit2

    parentalunit2 Parent

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    Is it a REALLY slow day at the office hamleton?
     
  3. NavyHoops

    NavyHoops Moderator

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    You can't validate every math class USMA has, so not even a valid scenario. If someone validates enough semesters of Calc it just moves them up in taking majors courses and allows room to double major or add a minor.
     
  4. dkdino

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    I have been told by a yuk that one can validate Calculus III during Beast. That may be the highest math course available for testing.
     
  5. VelveteenR

    VelveteenR Just gathering dust in the nursery...

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    Our son validated the calc sequence and was placed into something called "Jedi" math. I'm not sure what it covered, though, so I can't help you much there. My impression is that no matter how far along you are on the math spectrum, you will not be able to top out at WP.

    BTW @hamleton, he says he will probably meet you on your overnight when you work out with the crew team. You can ask him then. ;)
     
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