What is the Best Way to Plan My Class Schedule?

When it comes to figuring out your class schedule, there are a few different options to take into consideration.

  1. Meet with a counselor to develop a MAP (My Academic Plan) or review your MAP if you already have one.  
    To review your MAP: 
    • Log in to your mySierra account
    • Under the Home tab, click on “Degree Works”
    • Click on the “Plans” tab
    • Your most recent MAP will appear on the screen. Note: If you have more than one plan, you may double click on a specific plan.
    • If you want a paper copy, click on the “print” link on the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Start with a blank calendar week and block off all the time that you are not available for classes due to work and other personal commitments.
  3. Look at the class schedule to identify course availability. 
  4. Start selecting class times that work for your schedule. Note: Consider commute time, meal breaks and time for reading and doing homework.

Full time students taking 12 or more units are recommended to work no more than 20 hours per week in order to successfully complete their classes.