• Academic Planning


  • Academic planning is a process that you as a college student- need to be actively involved with from the day you enter Mt. Hood Community college until the day you leave.

    A good academic plan evolves from self-assessment, investigation of the world of work, and knowledge of the educational programs that link your strengths and assets to careers in the workplace.

    Placement and Assessment

    • Know Your Basic Skills Test Scores; College Placement Test CPT
    • What is your knowledge of MHCC Advising resources? Take this on-line quiz!
    • Read your current transcript Login in My MHCC, My Courses, Academic record
    • Calculate your current GPA or estimate your desired GPA with the GPA projection calculator by login in My MHCC, My Courses, GPA projection

    Learning Opportunities Key: Learning about Academic Planning

    Doing/Applying Academic planning skills

    Keeping a record


    Academic Planning, What you should know and when you should know it

    Earlier is better!

    Number Credits Details
    1 By 15 Credits
    • Use the schedule of classes and catalog to plan course selection
    • Locate and use campus support services
    • Manage time- balance school, family work and other responsibilities
    • Understand college responsibilities, regulations, procedures found in Student code of conduct & MHCC Policies and Procedures
    2 By 30 Credits
    • Identify appropriate major
    • Know how to access transfer resources or Career-Technical Studies requirements
    • Know where to obtain career related information
    3 By 45 Credits
    • Know requirements for graduation
    • Taken initial steps towards fulfilling transition plan
    • Process a degree audit with an academic Adviser
    4 By 60 Credits
    • Have completed course requirements for graduation
    • Transition smoothly into identified goals