Academic Planning

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Below you will find links for the Academic Planning Sheets as well as the 4-year planning sheets. Below the link is a short description of what each of the sheets are and how they will help you in your academic journey at McKendree.

Academic Planning Sheets

With the creation of the program evaluation, the Office of Academic Records will no longer produce Check Sheets for the majors or minors. Please utilize the program evaluation, 4-year planning sheets and your catalog to guide you in determining what courses are required for your program.

Every student must complete the core curriculum, in addition to a major. If you transferred work from another institution, please refer to the transfer credit evaluation materials that were sent to you when the courses were transferred to determine which courses meet McKendree core (and major) requirements. If you are an Education student, please use the Elementary Education or the Secondary Education planning sheets.

4-Year Planning Sheets

The 4-year planning sheet is a suggested plan for completing your designated program in 4 years. The plan should include all 120 hours as well as all 40 upper level hours. The plan is based on current availability of course offerings and is not guaranteed for any student. Please remember that ultimately it is the student’s responsibility to make sure that all requirements are fulfilled. Students should use the 4-year planning sheet in consultation with their advisor. Please note that these planning sheets are designated specifically for those students who begin their studies in the Fall of 2006 or later.

3-Year Planning Sheets

Some majors at McKendree University may be completed in three (3) years; those planning sheets are available here.  Please note students completing in three years are required to complete the same number of hours and the same courses as those completing in the normal four year sequence.  The three-year plan requires summer study and more hours during the fall and spring terms.  Students considering a three-year plan should talk to their advisor or Admission counselor.