What is DegreeWorks?

DegreeWorks is available for you to monitor your academic progress towards certificate/degree completion.  It is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, web-based academic advising and degree audit tool that helps you successfully navigate curriculum requirements. 

Counselors use DegreeWorks to create comprehensive student education plans in order to help you map out your certificate/degree and/or transfer requirements to a university.  You are required to schedule a counseling appointment in order to create a comprehensive plan.  

You can also use DegreeWorks to perform a "What If" analysis to determine certficate/degree completion for a different major. 

DegreeWorks can be accessed from within your myHancock account.  Once logged in, click on the "DegreeWorks" button.  


How DegreeWorks Benefits Students 

  • Supports real-time delivery of progress towards certificate/degree completion
  • Easily determines which courses have been taken or transferred, which count as electives and requirements, and what's outstanding to complete a degree
  • Confirms your academic standing at AHC
  • "What If" feature shows students how progress towards certificate/degree completion changes if a student chooses to change majors  

Important Note: DegreeWorks is designed to aid and facilitate academic advising, but is not intended to replace the valuable one-on-one sessions with counselors. 

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Maria Ayala
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"Deciding to go back to school to learn English and obtain my GED has been one of the most important decisions I ever made. My credit ESL instructors guided and helped me to adjust to my new life as a student. They understood me as a student and as a person. Being a full-time worker, a full-time student, and a mother of three was not easy, but my instructors encouraged me to keep going. They spent time with me revising my writing and giving me feedback to improve my English, even after class time. They made me feel welcome and proud of being a student later in life. Now, I am a Hancock graduate with three AAs and am currently attending Cal Poly. I'm here because my instructors encouraged me to never give up. My ESL instructors believed in me even before I started believing in myself. It has been a long and not so easy road but I now know that I can reach all my goals."

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Last Modified May 31, 2018