How do I know what is required for my major?
You should consult with your academic advisor concerning requirements for your major. Requirements are also available in the University Catalog.
- How do I know what class to take to meet general education requirements?
- How do I know which classes count where?
- How many hours do I need to earn my degree?
- What is myBLUEprint?
- How do I substitute or waive a course requirement?
- What do I do if I think my myBLUEprint report is inaccurate?
- How will my transfer credits apply to my program or degree at Purdue Fort Wayne?
You should consult with your academic advisor each semester before enrolling to determine the courses still needed to satisfy general education requirements for your major. General education requirements are also listed in the University Catalog.
You can obtain this information by running an unofficial degree evaluation in myBLUEprint. myBLUEprint can be accessed via the Enrollment tab on goPFW. On that page, you will see a myBLUEprint box with information and the log in link. The unofficial degree evaluation will match completed and registered classes with the requirements for degree program and produces a report. This report will how the classes taken apply to the degree requirements and what classes need to be completed in the future. Use this report with assistance from your academic advisor to make decisions about what classes to take.
For completion of undergraduate plans of study of at least 60 credits, associate degrees may be conferred. For completion of undergraduate plans of study of at least 120 credits, bachelor’s degrees may be conferred. These are minimum standards set by the university. Schools and divisions may impose stricter requirements, so contact your academic advisor for specific requirements of your plan of study.
myBLUEprint is Purdue Fort Wayne’s online degree-evaluation systems. This systems allows students to track their degree progress and academic standing, as well as the ability to explore other majors and their requirements. myBLUEprint can be accessed via the Enrollment tab in goPFW. On that page, you will see a myBLUEprint box with information and the log-in link.
To request a waiver or substitution on a course requirement for your degree program, contact your academic advisor. Your advisor has the ability to waive course requirements and/or substitute courses you have taken for your graduation requirements, with administration approval. Such waivers/substitutions will be sent to the appropriate person to be entered in the myBLUEprint system so that they are viewable on your degree evaluation.
If you feel any part of your unofficial degree evaluation in myBLUEprint is inaccurate, discuss this with your academic advisor. It may be a simple matter of reassigning or substituting a course to meet a particular requirement.
The Office of Admissions determines how transfer courses are entered into the Purdue Fort Wayne student information system. Contact your academic advisor to discuss how these transfer credits will apply to your program or degree. You can also run an unofficial degree evaluation in myBLUEprint to get an unofficial report of how your transfer credits may apply to your program or degree.