Sample Schedules

First-year students typically enroll in 15-16 credit hours during their first semester at SMU. Below are examples of what a typical schedule looks like for an incoming first-year student. Keep in mind that this is just a guide and could change if you bring AP/IB or transfer credit to SMU.
Discernment and Discourse  3 hours
Quantitative Foundation  3 hours
Personal Responsibility and Wellness 1 hour
Second Language 3-5 hours
Science and Engineering/Explore Area of Interest 3-4 hours
UC Breadth/Explore Area of Interest 3 hours
Total Hours 15-18 hours
Discernment and Discourse  3 hours
Quantitative Foundation* 3 hours
Personal Responsibility and Wellness 1 hour
Second Language 3-5 hours
Science and Engineering*/Explore Area of Interest 3-4 hours
Introductory Major Course 3 hours
Total Hours 15-18 hours
 *check major requirements  
Discernment and Discourse  3 hours
Precalculus/Calculus 3 hours
Personal Responsibility and Wellness 1 hour
Second Language 3-5 hours
Science and Engineering/Explore Area of Interest 3-4 hours
Microeconomics 3 hours
Total Hours 15-18 hours
Discernment and Discourse  3 hours
Quantitative Foundation* 3 hours
Personal Responsibility and Wellness 1 hour
Second Language 3-5 hours
Science and Engineering/Explore Area of Interest 3-4 hours
Introductory Major Course 3 hours
Total Hours 15-18 hours
*check major requirements   
Discernment and Discourse  3 hours
Quantitative Foundation* 3 hours
Personal Responsibility and Wellness 1 hour
Second Language 3-5 hours
Science and Engineering*/Explore Area of Interest 3-4 hours
Introductory Major Course 3 hours
Total Hours 15-18 hours
*check major requirements   
Discernment and Discourse  3 hours
Precalculus/Calculus 3 hours
Personal Responsibility and Wellness 1 hour
Chemistry with Lab 4 hours
Biology with Lab 4 hours
UC Breadth/Explore Area of Interest 3 hours
Total Hours 15-18 hours