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Each term has three Paradigms courses
at 2 credits each, for a total of 6 credits per term. The Paradigms courses are
3 weeks each. Students taking any of the Winter Term Paradigms, are also required
to take a 4th week, at the BEGINNING of term, called the Preface, which all the
Winter term Paradigms share in common. Similarly, students taking any of the Spring
Term Paradigms, are required to take a common 4th week, called the Postscript,
at the END of term. Ten Paradigms exist, but since only 9 fit into the junior
year, two of the spring term Paradigms (Rigid Bodies and Reference Frames) are
currenly offered in alternate years.  We anticipate the the Rigid Bodies
Paradigm will be combined with the Classical Mechanics Capstone, beginning spring

All the Paradigms courses are scheduled at 13:00-13:50 on M, W, F and 12:00-13:50
on T, R (i.e. 7 hours per week). A brief description of each course can be found
by clicking on the links on the Course

Paradigms, Prefaces and Postscripts always begin on a Monday and end on a Friday.
  A calendar for the current academic year can be found here.

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