Student Degree Planning Guide

The Student Degree Planning Guide (SDPG) and supporting materials will assist you through the degree-planning process for an associate or bachelor's degree. The format of the Student Degree Planning Guide parallels the degree planning process and is organized into three sections: Important Degree Planning Concepts, Advanced Standing Credits and Degree Program Portfolio and Approval Process.

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Student Degree Planning Guide 2019-2020 (PDF 469kB)

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