Harvard Extension School Student Forum

Come discuss with other HES students in a new forum who are at Harvard Extension School. Talk about life in and around Cambridge, Boston, classes, school, Harvard University, course reviews, and more. Interested in the best ways to travel to Harvard for your residency requirement? Check out the 'On and Around Campus' category for tips and advice. Want to join a book club with other Harvard Extension School students that read through the Harvard Classics? It's a Harvard education in and of itself. ExtensionStudentForum Forum categories include 'Job Postings & Job Seekers', 'Extension Confidential', 'Professional Graduate Certificates', 'HBX', 'ALB' and 'ALM' discussions. Extension Student Forum is brought to you by The Degree Tracker.

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  • DmilesDmiles Posts: 41
    I believe foreign language is a category all unto itself, like EXPO...they do not count as a humanity or social science.
  • GratGrat Posts: 290
    Looks like I'll be emailing a HES academic advisor (again) to double check stuff ;) do you see anything online that explains this?
  • DmilesDmiles Posts: 41
    It does under the Undergrad requirements and I can confirm from my academic report from my advisor for the EXPO classes. I'm pretty sure it's the same for the foreign languages. I also looked on the course search and if you look at the FL they don't list any attributes such as Humanities or Social Science.
  • GratGrat Posts: 290
    edited December 2015
    Just wanted to give you an update. I've added "None" as an option for the concentrations to TheDegreeTracker's development server, but there are a few further adjustments that need to be made before I can push it to the live server. Just wanted to let you know we'll get there soon :)
  • GratGrat Posts: 290
    The "None" button has gone live, as long as a handful of other changes. Let me know if you notice any issues.
  • DmilesDmiles Posts: 41
    Cool, I'll check it out. Any headway on adding the .25, .50 and .75's for partial credit hours?
  • GratGrat Posts: 290
    That will be next on the list :)
  • DmilesDmiles Posts: 41
    Very niiiiiiiiice. Lol ;)
  • GratGrat Posts: 290
    I believe I have the partial credits up and running. Let me know if you have any troubles with it, or any other suggestions :)

    Merry Christmas :)
  • DmilesDmiles Posts: 41
    Yup, partial credits are working! Thanks and Merry Christmas to you!
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