The University of Texas at San Antonio is providing Degree Planning which allows the students to run degree audits and plan future coursework. The degree planning here is called Degreeworks. It will easily identify courses which have been completed.
Not only completed courses, identifying what courses are still needed in order to fulfill degree requirements is what the Degreeworks perform. The UTSA students will be able to use the Degreeworks anytime. If you are looking for more information about UTSA Degreeworks, you need to stay on this page, as this post will show all about it clearly.
What Is UTSA ASAP Degreeworks?
The Degreeworks is such a course program which can be found on ASAP. This program is allowing you to plan future coursework and also run degree audits. You can access the Degreeworks on ASAP or MyUTSA anytime.
The students and academic advisor are able to use this program to identify which courses are still needed to complete and which ones have been completed in order to fulfill your degree requirements. With the use of Degreeworks, you will be able to schedule your semesters with the ideal life or also study balance and also still graduate on time.
How to Access UTSA ASAP Degreeworks?
To access the Degreeworks, you have to access the ASAP first, or also by meeting with your academic advisor. Here’s how to access the UTSA ASAP DegreeWorks!
- If you access Degreeworks through ASAP, you need to log into UTSA ASAP first.
- Then, you need to find the ‘Student Services’ tab and click on it.
- After that, click on ‘Student Records’ to view your holds and show your grades and transcripts.
- After that, you need to click on the ‘DegreeWorks’ option.
That’s it! You successfully access the DegreeWorks on UTSA ASAP. Moreover, you can also access the Degreeworks course anytime on ASAP or MyUTSA. Every student will automatically get a Degreeworks account to assist them plan their degree.
For easiest way, you can click the Degreeworks link HERE.
What You Will Find on DegreeWorks?
Within the DegreeWorks, you will find a number of sections, here are they:
Within the DegreeWorks, the students will be able to see their Degree Audit on their Worksheets. Well, it will assist the students to understand the requirements of their degree and what courses they have left.
Additionally, it’s specific to the student’s major, catalog year and also progress toward degree completion. On the Worksheets, you find colored areas, including Red, Yellow and Greed. Red area indicates your courses that have not completed yet, Yellow area indicates your courses that are in progress and Green area indicates your courses that have been completed.
The ‘Plans’ section allows you to track the courses that you have to take and in what order you need to complete all courses. You can also create Semester x Semester (sxs), as an easy way to help keep students on a trajectory for a timely graduation.
To view your ‘Plans’, you can click on the ‘Plans’ tab. Then, choose Appropriate Plan. You can then click on the ‘Notes’ using the ‘View’ drop down menu (Upper-Right). Then, you can view the SxS plan in ‘Notes’ to allow you view your advisor suggested courses, alongside the important notes and cues which are associated with your success including credit hours to be earned, minimum grades needed, critical courses and essential comments.
What Can You Do with Degreeworks?
Certainly, Degreeworks allows you to plan your future coursework. Within the Degreeworks, you will be able to perform a number of activities. This degree course plan provides a suggested 4-year schedule or courses for you to follow. That includes milestones which must be met each year, that will also assist you to keep on your track.
What are they? Let’s see what you can do with the Degreeworks as follow:
- You’ll be able to create a personalized semester with a semester course plan.
- You can create a ‘What-If’ plan which details what happens if you have a plan to change your major or degree plan.
- You can also monitor your progress towards graduation.
- You can observe how your progress will be affected by the courses that you plan to take in future semesters.
- You’ll be able to perform GPA calculations based on current grades and future grades.
Learn More About ‘What-If’ Plan
‘What If’ will work to help you to change your major or degree plan. Through the ‘What-If’ function, you can see how in progress or completed courses would translate to a new major plus get a look at what you would still need to complete.
Before clicking on the what-if tab you’ll need to look at a couple of things, here are they:
- First, make note of your catalog degree plans which can vary depending on catalog so you will need to make sure you are selecting the right one in the next step.
- Second, to make note of is your current degree progress bar. This percentage gives you a general idea of how much of your degree plan you have completed.
Once you notice a couple things that we have mentioned above, you can continue to run a ‘What-If’ by clicking on the ‘What-If’ tab on the left side of the screen next.
- Here, you can choose the catalog. However, it can be the catalog that you are currently in or any newer catalog.
- Then, you need to select the program you are interested in changing to, in this case Global Affairs, make sure that the major shows correctly. If you are considering adding a minor you can select one from the list.
- Another option is adding a second major. Now click on the process ‘What-If’. Then, a new audit will be generated based on the information you selected on the previous screen and the courses you have already completed.
- The first thing to look at is how the new progress bar compares to your current major.
- All courses you have passed and the ones who are currently registered in will fall into the new degree plan where appropriate and will show up in green for completed and yellow for in progress. Last, all requirements in red will list course options needed to satisfy that requirement.