Questions to Assist You in Your Planning
If you are considering graduate school, are there specific entry requirements or recommendations for courses that should be included in your degree plan? Faculty can help you identify graduate school programs. Guides to graduate schools are available in the office of Career Services and in many libraries. You can search for graduate programs by school, location, and programs of study at http://www.petersons.com.
If your degree plan is related to your career goals, do you need additional information about career options related to your field of study, and requirments for success in that career? The Office of Career Services, CN 203, 303-556-3132, is available to assist you. Faculty, libraries, and practicing professionals are other resources that offer valuable information regarding your chosen vocation.
What research or problem-solving skills are important to your field of study?
Are courses included in your program that address the historical and/or social context of your field of study?
What technological or computing skills are needed in your field?
Would an internship in your field of study be useful? Internships can often be arranged through an academic department or may be arranged through Cooperative Education, 303-556-3290, 1045 Historic 9th Street Park.
Are there other colleges and universities that offer degree programs in your field of study? Researching the curriculum at those institutions may help you develop your degree plan. Peterson's Guide to Four Year Colleges is a helpful resource available in many libraries or consult Peterson's at http://www.petersons.com.
Is it appropriate for you to apply for credit for prior learning and receive credit for college-level learning gained through experience? Information about credit for prior learning options at MSU Denver is available in the Center for Individualized Learning.