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1 “The Delta College Advantage: Transfer to a 4-year University” College Night 2011
Presenter: Debra Louie Counselor/Professor Career Transfer Center ext (counseling appt.)

2 California’s Master Plan for Higher Education
Since 1960, the California Master Plan for Higher Education has guided our public higher education system. The master plan states that students can complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program at a community college and if they meet certain requirements, they will be admitted to a UC or CSU campus. Today, more than ever, we are committed to helping students transfer to a 4-year university and realize their dreams to achieve a college degree.

3 California Public Higher Education Systems

4 Delta College is a California Community College Working For Your Student’s Future
Open admission Lowest cost of any postsecondary institution Generous financial aid packages are awarded to assist with college costs. Support services such as EOPS, disability support, counseling, and tutoring are available. SJ Delta – EOPS. Services & Support Wide range of academic programs to choose from.

5 Counseling & Special Services
The Counseling Faculty provide a wide array of services, some of which include: Personal, academic, transfer, and career counseling. Transfer Admission Guarantees & Agreements (TAG-TAA). Student Education Plans (SEP), which outline the courses a student needs in order to graduate & transfer. Link to: SJ Delta Counseling

6 Degrees & Programs Degree and Program Requirements
Associate in Arts (AA) Degree Associate in Sciences (AS) Degree Certificate Programs Over 100 occupational programs Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T & AS-T) Degree and Program Requirements

7 Delta Instructional Divisions
Agriculture, Science, & Mathematics Applied Science, Business & Technology Arts & Communication Health Sciences Humanities, Social Science & Education Languages, Library, & Learning Resources Physical Education, Recreation, & Athletics Counseling and Special Services Link to: San Joaquin Delta College Academics

8 Preparing in High School
Apply for admission to Delta early and consider enrolling in courses while still in high school through the College Early Start Program. Prepare for the assessment test (COMPASS) which the college uses to place you in reading, math, and writing courses. Attend a New Student Group Advising session.

9 Consider attending Delta College if you: -
Have not decided on an academic or career goal. Need more time to explore and prepare. Have not met requirements for freshman admission. Are not ready to leave home. Wish to pursue an Associates Degree. Want the affordability of a community college.

10 Interested in transferring? Then you should know…
In Fall 2010, 92 percent of new undergraduate transfers to the CSU came from the California Community Colleges. CSU Stanislaus, CSU Sacramento, UC Davis, and U. of the Pacific receive the largest number of transfer students from Delta College. At UC Davis for the Fall 2010 term, 92.9% of admitted transfer students were from California community colleges. CCC transfers have the highest priority for admission than any other group. Lower division prep at a CCC is comparable to lower division prep at a CSU/UC Students who attend a community college can save a significant amount of money on tuition and housing. Community college transfer students who attain the Bachelor’s degree are employed at the same rate as students who enrolled in a 4-year college as freshman. Earnings of community college transfers and native 4-year students with a Bachelor’s degree are comparable.

11 Preparing for Delta College and beyond
Develop a student education plan (SEP) with a counselor. Meet with a counselor at least once a semester to discuss your goals and to make any changes to your SEP. Take English and math courses as soon as you begin your college studies. Select a major and complete as many major preparation courses as possible.

12 4 Things to Remember When Planning to Transfer:
Admission Requirements to the University Major Preparation GE Requirements Other campus requirements that can be completed at a community college

13 Basic CSU, UC, and Pacific transfer information
Helping students to navigate the transfer path.

14 CSU The California State University 23 campuses 412,372 students
Humboldt State University (1913) S California State University, Chico (1887) S Sonoma State University (1960) S S - Semester system Q- Quarter system California Maritime Academy (1929) S California State University, Sacramento (1947) S San Francisco State University (1899) S California State University, Hayward (1957) Q San Jose State University (1857) S California State University, Stanislaus (1957) (4-1-4) California State University, Monterey Bay (1995) S California State University, Fresno (1911) S California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (1901) Q California State University, Bakersfield (1965) Q California State University, Northridge (1958) S California State University, Los Angeles (1947) Q California State University, Dominguez Hills (1960) Q California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (1938) Q California State University, San Bernardino (1960) Q California State University, Fullerton (1957) S 23 campuses 412,372 students 44,340 faculty/staff CSU California State University, Long Beach (1949) S California State University, San Marcos (1989) S San Diego State University (1897) S

15 CSU Degree Programs Bachelor Master Teaching Credential

OPTION JUNIOR LEVEL (also referred to as Upper Division Transfer) Achievement of a minimum 2.0 grade point average or better * Completion of 60 or more CSU transferable semester units (preferably by spring before fall transfer) of the 60 transferable semester units, you must complete 30 transferable semester units with a “C” or better in each course. These courses may be chosen from the CSU General Education Pattern or IGETC; AND

(JUNIOR LEVEL) You must complete with a “C” or better the “Golden Four” : A.1. Communication Studies 1A A.2. English 1A A.3. Comm. Studies 5, English 1B or English 1D, or Philosophy 30 B.4. Mathematics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 17A, 20, 22, 38A, 38B, 39, Psychology 2 The math course must have as its prerequisite intermediate algebra or above.

18 CSU General Education Pattern
Students who complete the CSU GE pattern will have only 9 units of upper division GE units remaining after transferring. California State University General Education Pattern

19 In addition to major prep info., ASSIST provides info. about CSU transferable courses, CSU general ed. courses, and course to course equivalencies.

20 CSU Major Prep Articulation Agreement - sample
Students who complete specified major prep courses are well prepared to enroll in upper division major courses after they transfer.


22 CSU Gives Priority Admission to Transfer Students in their Region
CSU Stanislaus and Sacramento State University will give priority admission to students who live in our area.

23 CSU Application for Admission Priority Filing Period
Oct. 1-Nov. 30 for Fall Aug for Spring Impacted programs and many campuses will close at the end of filing period The successful student today will be planned, intentional, and organized. PLEASE DO NOT MISS THESE DEADLINES!

24 CSU Campuses & Programs Impacted at the Upper Division Level
15 CSU Campuses are impacted at the Upper Division Transfer level for Fall 2012 admission. Supplementary Admission Criteria will be used to make admission decisions, i.e., gpa, major pre-reqs., geo. region, etc.


Davis THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco Berkeley Merced Santa Cruz Riverside Santa Barbara Irvine Los Angeles San Diego

27 Newest UC University

28 UC Degrees & Programs Bachelor Master Doctorate Teaching Credential
Professional Schools: Law, Dentistry, Medicine, Management, Pharmacy, etc.

A. Complete 60 semester units of transferable college credit with a grade point average of 2.40 (The reality is all UC campuses select at 2.80 and higher), AND B. Complete a seven course pattern that includes: Two transferable college courses in English Composition (Eng 1A & Eng 1B or Eng 1D); and 2. One transferable college course in Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning: Math 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 13, 20, 38A, 39, Psychology 2

3. Four transferable college courses chosen from at least two of the following subject areas: a. Arts and Humanities, AND/OR b. Social and Behavioral Sciences; AND/OR c. Physical and Biological Sciences

31 University of California Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
UC Davis UC Irvine UC Merced UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz New Online Form:

32 ASSIST also includes information on UC transferable courses, general education & breadth requirements, major preparation agreements, and IGETC course lists for all CCC’s.

33 UC Articulation Agreement by Major -sample-
In general, UC encourages completion of major prep courses as a priority over completion of general ed courses.

34 IGETC • IGETC is a GE pattern acceptable for meeting GE req’mts at all UC’s •IGETC is not recommended for certain majors like engineering and the hard sciences. Check w/ your counselor or to be sure what to take. •IGETC is accepted at all CSU’s and many private universities for meeting their GE req’mts. (IGETC) UC/CSU General Education Pattern

35 UC Application for Admission Priority Filing Period
Nov for Fall Qtr./Sem. Deadlines: Impacted majors and most campuses will close at the end of filing period


American Cultures Requirement 3% College GE/Breadth Requirements 31% Upper Division in Major 27% University Requirement 3% Electives 20% Prerequisites to a Major 16%

38 Transfer Application Steps - University of the Pacific

39 PACIFIC Degrees & Programs
Bachelor Master Doctorate Teaching Credential Professional Schools: Law, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Education Consistently ranked in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Values among the Nation’s Universities.”

40 “The West’s Most Distinctive, Student-Centered, National University”

41 University of the Pacific Transfer Admission Agreement (TAA)
A TAA with Pacific will guarantee you admission in your choice of major and term. The TAA is not available in some majors. See your counselor to develop a TAA. Check out ROAR for transferable classes. For more info and forms: Pacific Transfer Admission Agreement (TAA) - University of the Pacific

42 Or visit us @ our new home in the
Thanks for coming! Don’t forget to visit us CAREER TRANSFER CENTER - SJ Delta College Or visit our new home in the DeRicco Student Services Bldg., 2nd Floor, Rm. 219

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