The condition of "deteriorating learning spirit" for most students in the Pancasila and Citizenship Education (PPKn) study program in Padang City currently makes us worry about the quality of graduates, moreover they will face challenges in various symptoms of "moral decline" among students like low ethics immoral behavior, promiscuity, violence, pornography, fights, and so on. This study aims to reveal how strong PPKn students are committed to their future, focusing on the influence of future expectations as PPKn teachers on learning motivation. This study (2018) used a quantitative approach with a cross sectional survey. After testing the instrument, then with and with the questionnaire, 217 samples (43.5%) were conducted with the pre-survey stage. The results of data processing show that the highest achievement of the ideal score is "the basis of" selection of study programs/professions "is 77.03% (sufficient), while the lowest indicator is" expected implications "of 58.31% (less). 50% (enough). These findings can be interpreted as stronger future expectations / student ideals, the stronger the motivation to learn.
student motivation, PPKn