The Alvin College culinary arts program offers most of its classes in an eight week mini-mester format. This means that students will normally register for classes two times during both the fall and spring semester. Our software will not allow students to register for classes in both mini-mesters at one time.
To help students understand what they need to register for I have pasted in a copy of our schedule of classes for the fall 2010 semester. You will note that some classes are highlighted in yellow and some in green. These classes occur during separate mini-mesters. The yellow classes in mini-mester 1 and the green classes in mini-mester 2.
A typical student entering our program in fall of 2010 without any credits will register for and take all of the classes highlighted in yellow during mini-mester 1. When mini-mester 1 is about 1/2 way through registration will be opened for mini-mester 2 at which time the student will register for the classes highlighted in green.
I hope this helps.
Please feel free to contact me if I can be of any assistance.