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Graduation Plans

Graduation Plans are holistic plans that encompass the academic, career and experiential opportunities Ohio University students participate in to create a transformational undergraduate experience that prepares them for post-graduate success and lifelong learning. Plans are customized for each major and individualized for each student to provide a unique experience for every Bobcat.

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Future Bobcat

Prepare for your journey with defined expectations, goals and outcomes that are uniquely suited for you and your aspirations.

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Student Bobcat

Be curious, explore and engage with faculty and staff through guided milestones and a guaranteed path for post-graduate success.

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Alumni Bobcat

Continue to be active alumni, enriching the next generation of Bobcats.

Graduate According to Plan, Guaranteed 

Milestones and Story Builders are included in your graduation plan to keep you on track for success at OHIO and in your career.

If you meet all the obligations in your OHIO Guarantee+ Graduation Plan, but cannot graduate on time and on plan due to the unavailability of necessary courses or other plan elements, Ohio University will find a way to make it right. This includes appropriate course substitutions or covering the tuition and fees of any additional required courses, if necessary.

Achieve Your Milestones

Your Support Team 

Your support team works with you to update your plan as necessary as you explore your interests and identify new opportunities. You will have intentional check-ins along the way to make sure you are on track.

Academic Advisor

Advisors are the Ohio University experts for your degree and major interests. They help you explore academic interests, identify resources for additional information and support, and develop your graduation guarantee plans.

Career Strategist

Career strategists provide career direction to help assess your interests, abilities and values in your educational career path. They help you determine next steps and develop a plan to achieve your professional goals.

Experience Designer

Experience designers provide support in finding, preparing for, and reflecting on opportunities to learn by doing in the six categories of experiential learning. They strive to increase access to hands-on learning and remove barriers to allow all OHIO students to participate in experiential learning.

Graduation Plan Templates

These graduation plan templates will give you an idea of the courses, milestones and experiences for different majors. The templates below are a sampling of the majors offered at OHIO. You will see that each template provides a customizable plan that caters to the interests and goals of each individual. Students will be able to view their personalized graduation plan with their Success Advisor during fall semester.

CollegeMajor and Plan Template
Arts and Sciences (Humanities)English: Literature, Culture, and Writing
Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)Psychology
Arts and Sciences (Natural Sciences)Human Biology
CommunicationCommunication Studies
EducationEarly Childhood and Elementary Education
Engineering and TechnologyMechanical Engineering
Fine ArtsInstrumental Performance
Health Sciences and ProfessionsExercise Physiology
International StudiesGlobal Studies: War and Peace
University CollegeUndecided