studied Computer Science at Brown University (1983)
There are problems with the Open Curriculum. The biggest one? Without core requirements, only you can force yourself to broaden your horizons!
B.S. Computer Science, Brown University (2020)
A double edged sword: The Open Curriculum.
InquilineKea, seeks timeless, context-independence existence
It could be said that the main draws of Brown (open curriculum, liberal grade options, risk-friendly "experimental" culture) could be better suited in a larger university with a quarter (rather than semester) system.
Conflicted, disoriented, and lost — that’s how I feel. Yes, Brown is glorious, with its open-mindedness and unrestrictive policies. It’s an open curriculum, but open for whom? Not for me, that’s for sure.