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What is the Mod System?

Beal College’s Mod System makes life easier!

Beal College is best known for its unique class scheduling system, or Mod System, where classes run half as long as semesters. Full-time students still complete the same number of college credits per year, but focus on fewer classes at a time.

  • Students attend school year-round;
  • 12-month school year is divided into 6 individual terms; each term is 8 weeks long;
  • Full-time students take just 5-to-6 credits per Mod;
  • Each course typically meets twice per week, for 2.5 hours each time it meets;
  • Classes are scheduled Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday;
  • No Friday classes for almost all majors!
  • Many programs offer evening classes, in addition to day classes.

Because of the convenience of the Mod System, prospective students choose one of 6 start dates to begin their studies, rather than having to wait for the traditional semester.

When do our Mods Run?

2017 - 2018 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

MOD 6 2017
July 3 Classes Begin
July 4 Independence Day, No Classes
August 25 MOD 6 Ends

Fall Break: August 28 - September 1
September 4 Labor Day Holiday

MOD 1 2017
September 5 Classes Begin
October 9 Columbus Day, No Classes
October 27 MOD 1 Ends

MOD 2 2017
October 30 Classes Begin
November 23 & 24 Thanksgiving Recess, No Classes
December 22 MOD 2 Ends

Winter Break: December 25 – December 29
January 1 New Year’s Day, No Classes

MOD 3 2018
January 2 Classes Begin
February 19 Presidents’ Day, No Classes
February 23 MOD 3 Ends

MOD 4 2018
February 26 Classes Begin
April 16 Patriot's Day, No Classes
April 20 MOD 4 Ends

Graduation Break: April 23 - April 27

MOD 5 2018
April 30 Classes Begin
May 28 Memorial Day, No Classes
June 22 MOD 5 Ends

Summer Break: June 25 – June 29

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