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Re: major-nonmajor

Fred B. stated in part:

| recognizes that there is a problem, contrary to what some here suggest. I
| suspect that it is a rare non-major who can take a calc based Physics
| class
| in most colleges and survive. I believe it is unreasonable to place a
| student in that situation.
I must take issue with the above statement. Where I went to school we had
quite a lot non-chemistry majors taking the non-majors course, and lots of
biology and chemistry majors taking the regular physics course etc etc, and
in general they did just fine. It wasn't a rare occurrence.

Joel R