Until I got to this sentence, I was going to ask if you were in my class.
I am also taking a weather and climate class. I do not need this class. I took it because it looked fun and I can use it to fill a generic elective.
Some of it IS fun. I really enjoyed learning about how clouds formed and that whole chapter really helped me with the hydrogen bonding part of my Biology class. We haven’t had to do any math though. What kind of math are you doing?
BUT…it’s an online class and the success of an online class really depends on the classmates and the professor. My classmates don’t know how to have a discussion and my professor is nonexistent.
I’ve been debating dropping the class too. I have 6 classes and a lab this semester (19 credits) so it wont hurt me to drop the class, other than I wont get any money back at this point. I really don’t want to pay for a class I’m not getting credit for though so that’s what’s stopping me. As long as I get an A when the course is done, I think I can deal with it. If I get an A- or lower and end up dropping my GPA because of a class I didn’t need, I’m going to be very annoyed with myself.
Does having a W on the transcript hurt your GPA? I have a W on my transcript and it’s not affecting my GPA, but I withdrew a few days after Add/Drop, not after midterms.
I’d say, if the W wont hurt your GPA and if you don’t mind losing the money, then drop the class. Or don’t. I’m just full of help aren’t I? And this is why I’m still in the class. I’m incapable of making a decision.