Saluqi Degree

What is Saluqi Degree?

Saluqi Degree is a web‐based audit tool designed to help students and advisors monitor progress toward degree completion. Saluqi Degree combines Southwest Tennessee Community College’s degree requirements and the student’s completed coursework into a format that gives the student a complete audit at a glance. Saluqi Degree has features designed to help both students and advisors see which completed and in‐progress courses count toward degree requirements. Additionally, it also displays outstanding course requirements.

Saluqi Degree provides access to a student’s academic history and applies that academic history towards the degree program the student is enrolled in. Students can also view “What-If” audits to see their academic history applied to a different degree.

Through Saluqi Degree, students and advisors will be able to:

  • Identify courses needed
  • View their requirements for their degree program(s)
  • See how completed courses apply toward degree completion
  • Apply “What‐If” audits for student’s considering a change of program
  • View grades and academic standing
  • View cumulative grade‐point‐average (GPA)
  • Calculate a GPA based on their performance by term
  • Calculate the grade scenarios needed to achieve a particular goal-GPA
  • View transfer credit earned
  • Plan future registrations
  • Estimate how long it will take to graduate

Please review the How-to Videos to learn how to access and use Saluqi Degree.

Saluqi Degree is a web-based tool for students to monitor their academic progress toward degree completion. Saluqi Degree also allows students and their faculty advisors to plan future academic coursework by viewing courses remaining.

A Saluqi Degree degree evaluation is a review of past, current and in-progress coursework that provides information on completed and outstanding requirements necessary to complete a degree or certificate.

Students who are enrolled in two academic programs will be able to view both programs by choosing from the Program drop-down list next to the right of their name in the Saluqi Degree display.

Once you have logged into your My.Southwest portal you will see the Saluqi Degree portal with links for you to view your degree evaluation.

Yes. Saluqi Degree is accessed through secure login to My.Southwest. Once logged in you can access Saluqi Degree. Saluqi Degree will open in a new window. It is very important that you log out when you are finished to ensure that your information remains confidential.

Only you and your faculty advisor will be able to see your degree evaluation, other students will not be able to see your degree evaluation unless you let them, or if you fail to logout when you are finished.

No. Saluqi Degree is a snapshot of courses in-progress and in academic history. Registration, add/drop, etc., are still handled through the registration function in My. Southwest.

Yes. Once grades have been processed at the end of the semester, they are viewable in Saluqi Degree. Courses in-progress are listed with a grade of “IP” and the credits in parentheses.

No. Saluqi Degree is a degree evaluation of your progress toward graduation as well as an outline of requirements still needed to complete your program of study.

Yes. Click on the “Class History” link at the top for a printable list of courses taken.

You should consult your Professional Academic Advisor and review your degree evaluation with him/her to ensure accuracy. Also, you can visit, “Change Major” on your dashboard.

You cannot update course or curriculum information in Saluqi Degree. If you need to change your major go to “Change Major” link on your dashboard.

Your degree evaluation will display the courses you’ve taken and any courses that are in progress. The degree evaluation will show you any degree requirements that have been met by the courses you’ve taken or that may be met upon satisfactory completion of courses in progress.

Saluqi Degree uses the information that is current on your transcript. You will be able to view any courses that have been completed, registered for, transferred in by the date your degree evaluation was last refreshed (an overnight process each night). Keep in mind that any transfer work or grade changes that have not been formally submitted and accepted will not appear on your degree evaluation.

Your degree evaluation will outline the courses still needed to meet degree requirements. You will be able to use this information to discuss your plan with your faculty advisor.

Note: In order to view only the courses remaining choose the “Courses Remaining” tab in the drop-down box.

Yes. By clicking on a course in your degree evaluation you can view any pre-requisites required, as well as course sections available for the upcoming semester.

Courses from which you have withdrawn will appear in the Insufficient block on your degree evaluation.

The “What If” function shows what a degree evaluation would look like with a different program. Your new “What If” degree evaluation will show you what coursework is required for this major, what courses you have taken that satisfy requirements, and what courses are still left for you to take.

Note: New programs may appear in the “What If” Feature before they appear in the Southwest college catalog.

No. The “What If” function shows what a degree evaluation would look like with a different program. This DOES NOT officially change the student’s record.

Yes, but only if you process the “What If” while working with your Professional Academic Advisor in Saluqi Degree or if you click the “Process as PDF” button and then save the PDF to your desktop. The PDF can then be emailed or printed.

No. “What If” plans are not saved in Saluqi Degree. You would need to run a new “What If” scenario next time you log in to see it again. You may save a “What If” as a PDF by choosing the “Process as PDF” button and then saving to your desktop.

Note: If you view your “What If” when your advisor is logged into Saluqi Degree the advisor can save the “What If” to be viewed later.

Speak with your Professional Academic Advisor. If you would like to change your major you go to the “Change Major” link on your dashboard. Click on the Change Major link, select your major and campus and click submit.

You can print your degree evaluation by clicking on the “Print” button at the top. For a more print-friendly view, save your degree evaluation as a PDF (click Save as PDF button) and then print the document.

The Graduation Calculator enables you to determine the GPA you will need to earn on AVERAGE for the rest of the courses you need to take in order to graduate with a specific desired GPA. For a thorough explanation visit the How-To Videos.

The Term Calculator enables you to estimate the Term GPA based on the projected grades for the classes that you are currently taking. For a thorough explanation visit the How-To Videos.

The Advice Calculator provides you with different “paths” that you can potentially take to earn a desired GPA. For a thorough explanation visit the How-To Videos.

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