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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 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
Welcome! Student Services Center/EOP (Professional Advisors) GEs, 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)
House Keeping: Admissions to CSUN Fall 2013 You must file an Intent to Register no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2013 (If admitted after June 18, 2013, you will have 14 days from your admission date to file). By the end of Spring 2013 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) If you have questions about your admissions status, log into myNorthridge on (Applicant link, MyCheckList)www.csun.edu Your CSUN is the official mode of communication – set it up ASAP
Transitioning to CSUN Joining Learning Communities for Academic Success & Professional Development Balancing Work and Academics Registration Holds Acclimating & Transitioning to CSUN Add/Drop Deadlines Grading, Repeats, GPA Reading a Degree Progress Report Fees & Payment Options
Acclimating to CSUN Departments & Majors/Options in College of Health & Human Development
CSU Admissions (no later than end of Spring) GEs Upper Division GEs (3 classes) Major/Option: All Lower Division & Prerequisites Major/Option: 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 GEs (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)
Transitioning to CSUN 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
Transitioning to CSUN CADVCDEOHFCS HSCIKINRTM FCS 340 UD Electives in major (see faculty advisor) e.g., ANTH 310, FCS 340, PSY 312, RTM 352 FCS 340 Phys 305/L *EOH 352 (major require ment, counts as GE in Soc Sci) HSCI 345 HSCI 336 *FCS 340 Interior Dsgn - Art 315 *HSCI 345 FCS 340 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 336 HSCI 337 *RTM 352 Upper Division GEs FCS 340 MUS 306 CLAS 315 PSY 352, 312, 365 RS 390 KIN 385 URBS 310 CD 361 ART 305 HSCI 336, 337 ANTH 308 GWS 300, 350 EOH 353 *Unless noted on DPR, cannot take a GE from your Dept to satisfy major requirements Other Popular UD GEs:
Registration 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! Fall Registration begins in late June – so get your final transcript ASAP. This semester only, our office will remove academic holds.
Grades CSUNs grading system includes pluses and minuses Grade Points Grade 4A 3.7A- 3.3B+ 3.0B 2.7B- 2.3C+ 2.0C 1.7C- 1.3D+ 1D 0.7D- 0F In Com Disrd = F In some majors = F In most majors = F Be very careful…some majors have additional grade requirements! P R O T E C T y o u r M a j o r G P A ( e s p c i a l l y f o r G r a d S c h o o l ! )
Be sure to balance your course load with your academic and life demands, to help maintain your GPA and your sanity Most Graduate Programs require at least a 3.0 GPA (or higher GREs if below). Protect your major GPA! If either your CSUN or Overall GPA go below 2.0 you will be placed on Academic Probation (it may jeopardize your financial aid) * Therefore, Disqualification could result even if entering with an almost 4.0 overall GPA, and then having a CSUN semester of Cs & C- followed by another 2.0 semester.
Financial Aid: Satisfactory Academic Progress 1. 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, Fs, Is, NCs, Ws, and WUs count as UA with zero UE). Satisfactory Pass Rate = UE/UA 80% 2. 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 3. Unit and Time Limits – 150 attempted units (125 percent of units required to graduate) are the maximum 4. Other Provisions – See Financial Aid site (http://www.csun.edu/financialaid/basics/affects_satisfactory.php)http://www.csun.edu/financialaid/basics/affects_satisfactory.php There opportunities to appeal, though limited.
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
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
Graduating from CSUN General Education 120 Units (no more than 70 units from community college) Major Classes
A Bachelors Degree Requires a Minimum of 120 Units (Cannot Exceed 140) 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 Senior 90+ Course Priority is: 1.Math in Major 2.Lower Division Major (especially sequenced courses) 3.Prerequisites for Upper Major 4.Upper Major (if eligible) 5.GEs (especially to help balance schedule)
What is a Degree Progress Report (DPR) or My Academic Planner (MAP)? Along with the Catalog, Its the Roadmap/Blueprint of how to Complete your Degree Snapshot of was has been completed – at that moment
Degree Progress Reports & My Academic Planer
My Academic Planner & Degree Progress Reports My Academic Planner (MAP) – (aka Interactive DPR) Degree Progress Report (DPR)
My Academic Planer My Academic Planner (MAP) – (aka Interactive DPR)
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
Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) or My Academic Planner (MAP) To Get Your Degree: NO OK X (MAP) - + NOOK + - X
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
Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) OK at the beginning of a section means that the entire section has been fully completed.
Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) NO at the beginning of a section means that the entire section has not been fully completed
Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) + next to a sub-section indicates that this requirement has been completed
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
Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) Uncompleted sections will provide a list of possible courses to choose from
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.
This area indicates how many units have been taken of the 120 units needed for graduation Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR) 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 70 units Community College 120 units
This section lists courses that arent used for any specific requirement, however the units are still being counted towards the 120 total units needed for graduation 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 Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)
These sections list classes that you did not pass or that are not transferable Reading a Degree Progress Report (DPR)