Thomas Jefferson University

Degree Works

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Thomas Jefferson University is proud to offer DegreeWorks, an easy-to-use online set of academic planning tools that assist students and their advisors in tracking and planning academic progress and ultimate completion of degree requirements.

DegreeWorks is integrated with Banner curriculum information to provide real-time degree counseling capabilities. The tool gives students meaningful and consistent direction and provides advisors and student record managers with up-to-date curriculum and course completion information. It also helps to identify outstanding requirements needed for graduation.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Degree Works

Degree Works is a web-based tool for students to monitor their academic progress toward degree completion. Degree Works also allows students and their advisors to plan future academic coursework.

A Degree Works audit is a review of past, current, and planned coursework. This provides information on the requirements necessary to complete a degree program.

Yes. Degree Works is accessed through a secure login by using your Campus Key and password.

You and your advisor will have access to your degree audit.

No. Registration for classes is done through the registration function in Banner Web.

Yes. Once grades have been processed at the end of the semester, they are viewable in Degree Works. Courses in-progress are listed with a grade of "IP."

No. Degree Works is not the same as your transcript.

You should review your audit with your advisor.

Using the Audit

Your audit will display the courses you’ve taken and the courses that are in progress. The audit will also show you any degree, major, or concentration requirements that have been meet by the courses you’ve taken and/or that may be met upon satisfactory completion of courses in progress.

Your audit will outline for you courses still needed to meet degree, major, or concentration requirements within each specific block. You may then use this information to discuss your plan with your academic advisor.

Yes. Courses that you have withdrawn will appear in the insufficient block on your audit.

“What If” Feature

The "What If" feature allows you to hypothetically change your major, minor, or concentration. Your "What If" audit will show you what coursework is required for this hypothetical major, minor, or concentration, what courses you have taken that satisfy requirements, and what courses are still left for you to take.

No. The "What If" feature is for information purposes only. You will see the header "What If" Audit displayed at the top of the audit whenever an audit is run on a "What If" scenario.

No. Your advisor cannot see your "What If" scenario.

If your department or program needs to make a change to the curriculum or a requirement listed in Degree Works, please see the Degree Works Business Cycle for the process.

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