Now that you have chosen UA, we want the experience to meet your highest expectations. Knowing that you are on track with your courses can make your Bama experience the best it can be.
Finish in Four, in conjunction with UA’s academic planning tool called DegreeWorks, along with your college advisor can help keep you on course for graduation in just eight semesters. Here’s what Finish in Four can mean to you:
- You’ll save money. Extra semesters add up. When you make the Finish in Four commitment, you can plan your college budget more accurately.
- You’ll have more choices sooner. You can enter the job market or enroll in graduate study. It all starts with your UA degree.
- You’ll stay on course for graduation in four years. Finish in Four will assist you in taking required courses when they are available.
- You can still plan to participate in summer or semester-long study-abroad, internship, and service learning experiences.
UA offers over 80 undergraduate degree programs through its 12 colleges and schools. Almost all Bachelor’s Degrees can be obtained within eight semesters of study. Degree programs require between 120 and 146 credits so you must average between 15 and 18 credits per semester. Click here (ua.edu/majors) to find the major that’s right for you!
Completing any University of Alabama Bachelors degree in just eight semesters is challenging. But you’re up for a challenge. After all, you chose Alabama’s flagship university. Yes, Finish in Four will require significant work, but we’ll be right with you, every step of the way providing excellent online tools and academic advising.
Plan ahead with your academic advisor.
Begin your Finish in Four program of study by talking with your academic advisor. From there you will use the Student Educational Planning tools on the DegreeWorks website at degreeworks.ua.edu. You’ll find an array of helpful, easy-to-use tools to stay on track to graduation. Of course your advisor will meet with you periodically along the way to help ensure your success.
With DegreeWorks, you will know at all times how the courses you have taken satisfy graduation requirements and which courses are left to complete. DegreeWorks is where you will formulate your academic degree plan that shows which courses should be taken each semester until all degree requirements have been completed. Both you and your advisor will be able to see if you are on track for completing your degree requirements.
Once you have these two behind you, all that’s left is: