Academic Evaluations

Degree Works is a web-based tool that provides real-time advice on degree progression. This system is designed to aid and facilitate academic advising, but is not intended to replace face-to-face advising sessions.

Degree Works is available to new students who enter Georgia State University in Fall 2013 or later, or current students who change to a catalog term equal to Fall 2013 or later. Students can access their Academic Evaluations through PAWS .

Here are some of the tasks you can accomplish with Degree Works:

  • Learn the degree requirements for your major
  • Identify courses needed to complete your degree
  • See how the courses you have completed fulfill requirements for your major
  • See what courses you have taken that do not count towards your major
  • View the grades, transfer credits, or exceptions applied to your requirements
  • Confirm your grade-point average (GPA)
  • Find out, before you officially change your major, how the courses completed meet the new major requirements
  • Select the right courses for next term

Benefits of Degree Works for Georgia State University

  • Supports real-time delivery of degree completion information through intuitive web self-service interfaces
  • Allows advisors to search for students by various criteria such as college, degree, major, classification, etc. to view degree progress
  • Provides the ability for advisors to make degree requirement substitutions electronically
  • Online environment reduces paperwork and manual degree checklists
  • Increases productivity between academic departments across campus