A: How many credits do we need to graduate?
B: 128 credits, but this is the minimum. We can also apply for credit overload.
A: So that means we have to get 16 credits per semester on average. Most classes will earn two or three credits each, so we will have to take from five to eight classes in the semester.
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B: Hmm, yes, but I think it’s a good idea to take more classes in the first and second years, so that the third and fourth years are more relaxed.
A: That makes sense. That’ll be why my senior schoolmate recommended that I aim for at least 20 credits in the first year, including the compulsory, elective and general education classes.
（Translated by Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱）
This means the ability to sign up for more classes than needed to gain the required credits, and would depend on an individual’s academic capability.
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