How Do I Aim 4 Four?
- Create a four-year graduation plan your freshman year, and take personal responsibility for achieving it.
- Meet with Academic Advising and your major advisor every semester — they are your partners in creating your four-year graduation plan.
- If you need help to be college-ready for math and English, take part in Early Start.
- Learn how to use your Degree Progress Report.
- Plan ahead if you want to study abroad or do an internship. Advisors can show you how to have a rich educational experience and still graduate in four years.
- Use summer break and intersession to your advantage by taking classes to catch up or move ahead in degree progress.
Commit to It:
- Enroll in and complete 15 units per semester.
- Study 35 hours each week. Treat your classes like a job. To do well, you need to devote time—lots of time.
- Identify and declare your major by your sophomore year.
- Unsure what to major in? Seek help your freshman year.
- Chico State Career Center can help you with a career assessment that matches your interests, skills, and natural talents with majors and occupations. Academic Advising can help link your interests and career aspirations to specific majors.
- Seek help immediately if you’re starting to fall behind in your four-year graduation plan. No matter the reason, Chico State has resources to help, including