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.

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Learning Opportunities
Learning about Academic Planning

Doing/Applying Academic planning skills

Read How to graduate in two years 
Meet with your academic adviser
Learn about academic programs offered at MHCC
Learn about resources for undecided majors
Enroll in the College Success Class (HD100)
Learn about Degree requirements at MHCC
Make an education plan    Tips For Creating an Educational Plan 
Evaluate your progress towards a Degree or Certificate with the Degree Audit Reporting System DARS
Graduation procedures

Keeping a record

Keep a copy of your education plan
Keep a copy of your academic transcript


Academic Planning What you should know and when you should know it 
Earlier is better! 


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


By 30 Credits

  • Identify appropriate major
  • Know how to access transfer resources or Career-Technical Studies requirements
  • Know where to obtain career related information


By 45 Credits

  • Know requirements for graduation
  • Taken initial steps towards fulfilling transition plan
  • Process a degree audit with an academic Adviser


By 60 Credits

  • Have completed course requirements for graduation
  • Transition smoothly into identified goals
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