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1 Transfer Student Group Advisement
College of Health & Human Development Student Services Center/EOP Sequoia Hall 111 (818) Dr. Mario Lopez, Director Rocio Leal, Academic Advisor Renee Martinez, Academic Advisor Neddie Garcia, Academic Advisor Robert Taylor, Writing Tutor

2 Welcome! Your Best Resources
Student Services Center/EOP (Professional Advisors) GE’s, Lower Division courses Department (Faculty Advisors) Upper Division in major, Professional Development, Grad School Degree Progress Report (DPR)/ My Academic Planner (MAP) & CSUN Catalog, myNorthridge Portal Self-serve – planning out and staying on top of your academic plan, registering for classes CSUN website Registration Guide & How Guides: Registration instructions, info for enrolling in classes, dates, deadlines, enrollment policies, schedule of classes, etc., getting on wait lists, etc.. (Quick links, below weather)

3 QuickLinks

4 House Keeping: Admissions to CSUN Fall 2013
By the end of Spring you must have completed a minimum of 60 transferable units and all basic skills GEs to enter CSUN in fall. (Final transcript must be received by 8/16/13) You must file an “Intent to Register” no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2, (If admitted after June 18, 2013, you will have 14 days from your admission date to file). If you have questions about your admissions status, log into myNorthridge on (Applicant link, MyCheckList) Your CSUN is the official mode of communication – set it up ASAP

5 Transitioning to CSUN Acclimating & Transitioning to CSUN
Registration Holds Add/Drop Deadlines Grading, Repeats, GPA Balancing Work and Academics Fees & Payment Options Joining Learning Communities for Academic Success & Professional Development Reading a Degree Progress Report

6 Health & Human Development
Acclimating to CSUN CSUN Arts Media & Comm Bus Ed Engr & Comp Sci Health & Human Development Hum Social & Behavior Sci Sci/Math Colleges

7 Departments & Majors/Options in College of Health & Human Development
Acclimating to CSUN Departments & Majors/Options in College of Health & Human Development College of Health & Human Development Communicative Disorders MH 301 Speech-Language Pathology Audiology Child Adolescent Development SQ 285 Environmental Occupational Health JD 1537 Envrn & Occp Health Envrn & Occp Health: Option Ind Hyg Family Consumer Science SQ 141 Appl Dsgn & Mer Con Affr Ntr, Diet, Fd Sci Family Std Intr Dsgn Science JD 2500 Health Adm Health Promotion Radiologic Sci Kinesiology RE 250 Atlh Trng Appl Fit Ex Sci PE Gen Std Dance Nursing (RN to BSN only) JD 2513 Recreation Tourism Management Rec Mgmt Rec Therapy

8 Transitioning to CSUN What have you completed? CSU Admissions
(no later than end of Spring) GE’s Upper Division GE’s (3 classes) Major/Option: All Lower Division & Prerequisites Ready for Upper Division? 60 Transferable Units? (No later than end of Spring) 4 Basic Skills GE (including math)? (No later than end of Spring) Intent to Register? (By July 2) CSU Pattern of GE Certification (or IGETCI)? – (Issued by community college – if not sure talk with them) or Which of the six GE sections required by CSUN? Even if GE certified, you must still complete 9 units of Upper Division GE’s (i.e., 300 level or above) When completing upper, can also satisfy needed GE sectional credit Sometimes, may also count for major All lower division in major? All prerequisites for upper division classes in major? Specific math required in major? Completed lower division and prerequisites in major? Until all lower division are completed, many majors restrict access to Upper Division major courses (i.e., 300 levels or above)

9 Transitioning to CSUN Upper Division GEs
Possible Fall classes on DPR highlighted – in major and GEs (will review how to read DPR) Writing Proficiency Exam – Must attempt in Fall (look at website for details) Upper Division GEs Some may also count in major Can use to fulfill needed GE sections Some can help you manage your course load and improve your GPA Some may help your professional development

10 Transitioning to CSUN Upper Division GEs CADV CD EOH FCS HSCI KIN RTM
UD Electives in major (see faculty advisor) e.g., ANTH 310, FCS 340, PSY 312, RTM 352 Phys 305/L *EOH 352 (major requirement, counts as GE in Soc Sci) HSCI 345 HSCI 336 *FCS 340 Interior Dsgn - Art 315 *HSCI 345 Health Pro -- ENGL 306 Health Pro (if no Bio 211/212) EOH 353 Health Pro major elective -URBS 310 Health Adm Major elective- Psy 365 HSCI 337 *RTM 352 *Unless noted on DPR, cannot take a GE from your Dept to satisfy major requirements Other Popular UD GEs: FCS 340 RS 390 HSCI 336, 337 MUS 306 KIN 385 ANTH 308 CLAS 315 URBS 310 GWS 300, 350 PSY 352, 312, 365 CD 361 EOH 353 ART 305

11 Registration Holds Fall Registration begins in late June – so get your final transcript ASAP. This semester only, our office will remove academic holds. Second semester Registration Holds (you may have more than one) Missing Transcript Department/Major Advisement (e.g. Kin, FCS, HSCI, RTM) Special Program Advisement (e.g., Athletics, EOP, NCOD) Vaccination (German Measles) Spring Registration begins in early November so get your holds removed in October!

12 Adding/Dropping Timeline Options
Registration Date through 1st Day of Classes Change Classes Online First 3 Weeks of Class Drop Online Can only Add Online with Permission Number from Instructor Week 4 Need Approval signatures from Instructor & Dept. Chair to Add, Drop or Change Grading Basis Late Fee Charged, per class After Week 4 No Changes Allowed (only rare exceptions are for extreme crisis, e.g., health, family, etc. )

13 (espcially for Grad School!)
Grades, Repeating, GPA & Financial Aid Grades CSUN’s grading system includes pluses and minuses PROTECT your Major GPA (espcially for Grad School!) Grade Points Grade 4 A 3.7 A- 3.3 B+ 3.0 B 2.7 B- 2.3 C+ 2.0 C 1.7 C- 1.3 D+ 1 D 0.7 D- F In Com Disrd = F Be very careful…some majors have additional grade requirements! In some majors = F In most majors = F

14 Grades, Repeating, GPA & Financial Aid
Most Graduate Programs require at least a 3.0 GPA (or higher GRE’s if below). Protect your major GPA! Be sure to balance your course load with your academic and life demands, to help maintain your GPA and your sanity If either your CSUN or Overall GPA go below 2.0 you will be placed on Academic Probation (it may jeopardize your financial aid) Once on probation, if either your CSUN (or Overall) GPA drops below 1.85 you can be Academically Disqualified (i.e., kicked out, and possibly not able to come back for at least a year – in some cases it can happen if you go below 1.95)* *Therefore, Disqualification could result even if entering with an almost 4.0 overall GPA, and then having a CSUN semester of C’s & C- followed by another 2.0 semester.

15 Grades, Repeating, GPA & Financial Aid
Repeating Classes – Grade Replacement Must be repeated at CSUN (Must wait until 2 days before class to register Up to 16 units Classes with grades of C- or below only 2nd Time only, only one chance (if must take again, will go into GPA) Forgiven but not forgotten (remains on transcript although not calculated in GPA). Financial Aid will not cover repeats for passed classes (i.e., any grade above an F). They may count against your Satisfactory Academic Progress calculation.

16 Grades, Repeating, GPA & Financial Aid
Financial Aid: Satisfactory Academic Progress Satisfactory Pass Rate – Ratio CSUN Units Earned (UE) to CSUN Units Attempted (UA). Students must have passed at least 80% of all Units Attempted (UA). (Transfer units are not included in this calculation). Repeated CSUN course work are included, F’s, I’s, NC’s, W’s, and WU’s count as UA with zero UE). Satisfactory Pass Rate = UE/UA ≥ 80% Part Two: Satisfactory Grade Point Average – Students disqualified ineligible for financial aid based on grade point average standards. Students are not eligible for financial aid until they are officially readmitted to Cal State Northridge. Readmitted students must meet all other SAP policy standards Unit and Time Limits – 150 attempted units (125 percent of units required to graduate) are the maximum Other Provisions – See Financial Aid site (http://www.csun.edu/financialaid/basics/affects_satisfactory.php) There opportunities to appeal, though limited. 

17 Fees & Payment Options Students must pay registration fees by deadline or be disenrolled (look for due dates when enrolling) Part time (0-6 units) – $2, * Full time ( units) – $3, * Installment plan is available If you are paying out of state tuition, and have attended at least 3 years of California high school, you may have some other options (talk with us after the presentation) * Does not reflect possible increases proposed by CSU Board of Trustees

18 Joining Learning Communities for Academic Success & Professional Development
Get connected at CSUN: With your Major, other students, and your Department! Tutorial and Informal Study Groups Student Clubs and Organizations Professional Organizations – Student Chapters Meet your professors, rely on them for professional development, & mentoring Department events and opportunities

19 (no more than 70 units from community college)
Graduating from CSUN 120 Units (no more than 70 units from community college) Major Classes General Education

20 Graduation Requirements
3/31/2017 Graduation Requirements Lower Division (100 & 200 coursework – can be completed at community college) Freshman 0-29 units Sophomore units Upper Division ( level coursework – can only be completed at a university) Junior 60-89 Senior 90+ A Bachelors Degree Requires a Minimum of 120 Units (Cannot Exceed 140) Course Priority is: Math in Major Lower Division Major (especially sequenced courses) Prerequisites for Upper Major Upper Major (if eligible) GE’s (especially to help balance schedule) If we are building toward reading the DPR, we can say that it is set up in this manner and order (GEs, Major, 120 Units and other requirements). Also need to remind them for the first time, no UD classes

21 What is a Degree Progress Report (DPR) or My Academic Planner (MAP)?
Snapshot of was has been completed – at that moment Along with the Catalog, It’s the Roadmap/Blueprint of how to Complete your Degree

22 Degree Progress Reports & My Academic Planer
Need help getting your DPR or MAP? Admissions & Records has “How To” guides that take you through a step by step process. Using the CSUN “Search” is probably the fastest way to get to them. (You can also find them through the Registration Guide on Quick Links or in your portal in the My Path To Graduation section).

23 My Academic Planner & Degree Progress Reports
My Academic Planner (MAP) – (aka Interactive DPR) The DPR & MAP allow you to view all required classes. You can see what classes you need to complete your degree, the classes you have taken, and which transfer classes have been evaluated. You should bring a DPR to advisement. Degree Progress Report (DPR)

24 My Academic Planer The MAP also is the quickest to determine prerequisites to classes in your major – they are linked to catalog descriptions which note any pre-reqs (especially helpful for majors with classes from many departments). My Academic Planner (MAP) – (aka Interactive DPR)

25 My Academic Planer My Academic Planner (MAP) – (aka Interactive DPR) The MAP can help you plan out the classes in your major and track your progress.

26 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
The DPR has 3 Basic Sections: General Education (Including Upper Division) Your Major (including your option) Requirements for BA or BS Units & GPA GE 120 Major

27 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) or My Academic Planner (MAP)
To Get Your Degree: “NO”  “OK” X   (MAP) “-”  “+” NO OK X - +

28 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
Evaluated Transfer courses are shown: When it was completed CSUN equivalent course number The number of units The grade received The institution where it was taken The course name at this institution The course number at this institution

29 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
“OK” at the beginning of a section means that the entire section has been fully completed.

30 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
“NO” at the beginning of a section means that the entire section has not been fully completed

31 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
“+” next to a sub-section indicates that this requirement has been completed

32 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
“–” next to a sub-section indicates this requirement has not been met. “IP” means “In Progress,” and shows that the final grade has not been sent or evaluated

33 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
Uncompleted sections will provide a list of possible courses to choose from

34 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
In most cases transfer students will still need to complete 3 classes (9 units) of Upper Division General Education. These classes can also fulfill GE sectional credit (e.g., Title V or Comparative Cultural Std; in some cases, the classes may count for your major. Select courses for professional development and/or balancing your schedule.

35 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
This area indicates how many units have been taken of the 120 units needed for graduation Only 70 units from a community college can count toward the 120 units. However, additional community college coursework can satisfy degree requirements, and all will become part of total GPA. 50 units CSUN 120 units 70 units Community College

36 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
This section lists courses that aren’t used for any specific requirement, however the units are still being counted towards the 120 total units needed for graduation

37 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
In order to graduate, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in three areas: CSUN coursework (CSUN GPA) All coursework (Total or Cumulative GPA) Major Upper Division Courses

38 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
These sections list classes that you did not pass or that are not transferable


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