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P LEASE … 1. Get out a blank sheet of paper and number it 1-22 Put your name at the top AGENDA : 11:30-11:50: Should I go to College? 11:50 – 12:20: Education.

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1 P LEASE … 1. Get out a blank sheet of paper and number it 1-22 Put your name at the top AGENDA : 11:30-11:50: Should I go to College? 11:50 – 12:20: Education Notes #1 12:20 – 12:25: Break and laptop distribution 12:25-1:00: College Research OUTCOMES : 1. List things to consider when choosing a college 2. Explain the difference between a college and university 3. List and define the different degrees offered

2 S HOULD I GO TO C OLLEGE ?

3 S HOULD I GO TO C OLLEGE ? Q UIZ Do you enjoy most of the things you do in your school courses? Do many of your interests take effort that is more mental than social or physical? Do you usually grasp new ideas the first time they are presented in class? Do you enjoy working with ideas as much as with objects or people? Do you study an average of at least two hours each day outside of school? Do you feel the schoolwork you do reflects your real ability most of the time?

4 S HOULD I GO TO C OLLEGE ? Q UIZ Do you get satisfaction out of at least half of your homework activities? Do you feel your study habits are above average compared to your classmates? Do you plan your time and organize your work well, without being supervised? Do you only rarely fail to finish all your schoolwork? Is your memory above average compared to other students? Do you like to write? Do you occasionally write for fun?

5 S HOULD I GO TO C OLLEGE ? Q UIZ Can you understand and use fairly complicated ideas in class? Can you see a reason for the things teachers ask you to do? Are you comfortable working in depth with both words and numbers? Do you really like to read? Do you often read for fun? Is it nearly always easy for you to follow instructions correctly? Do you consider yourself above average in "intelligence?" Do all your grades tend to be above average most of the time? Are you really looking forward to the idea of being a scholar in college?

6 L ET ’ S S CORE Total your "yes" and "no" answers separately 15 or more yeses: You will thrive in college 13 or 14 yeses : You can definitely succeed at college, but you may need to slightly develop the following: careful organization skills, maturity, and the capacity for sustained hard work. 11 or 12 yeses : You have a good chance of making it in college, provided you become really dedicated to success and eager to make a number of changes in your academic approaches, starting now. 9 or 10 yeses : Unless you spend some effort developing your academic skills, you may struggle at college. But it’s not impossible! 8 or fewer yeses : As things stand now, you may have a hard time in most traditional college situations, and are likely to be happier as one of the 75 percent of seniors not attending a bachelor's degree program.

7 W HAT ARE SOME ALTERNATIVES TO A TRADITIONAL COLLEGE ? Military Technical School to learn or perfect a skill Workforce Service Work

8 C OLLEGE D EGREES What do you need to know to prepare for your future?

9 B ENEFITS What are some of the benefits of going to college that you found and researched on Thursday?

10 W HAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN U NIVERSITIES AND C OLLEGES ?

11 U NIVERSITIES Difference between a college and a university is that a college just offers a collection of degrees in one specific area, while a university is a collection of colleges When you go to a university you are going to be graduating from one of their colleges, such as the business college, education college In the US, there is very little difference academically between a the words "college" and a "university"

12 C OMMUNITY C OLLEGES A community college is very different than a University because a community college doesn’t typically offer a 4 year degree (i.e. a B.A. or a B.S.) Community colleges primarily offer trade and technical certifications and training as well as the first 2 years of a four year program However, with the change in times some community college like PCT – now offer 4-year degrees

13 E XAMPLES Go to: Click on Academics What are the colleges at Bloomsburg? Go to: Click on Academics What are the colleges at Kutztown?

14 D EGREES On the Kutztown/Academics website: What are some of the degrees that are offered: What do they mean?

15 A SSOCIATES 2 year degrees: AA (Associate of Arts) AE (Associate of Engineering; or, in some cases, Associate in Electronics Engineering Technology) AN (Associate of Nursing) AS (Associate of Science) AF (Associate of Forestry) AT (Associate of Technology) AAA (Associate of Applied Arts) AAB (Associate of Applied Business) AAS (Associate of Applied Science; or in some cases, Associate of Arts and Sciences) AAT (Associate of Arts in Teaching) ABA (Associate of Business Administration) ABS (Associate of Baccalaureate Studies)

16 A SSOCIATES 2 year degrees: ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) AES (Associate of Engineering Science) AET (Associate in Engineering Technology) AFA (Associate of Fine Arts) AGS (Associate of General Studies) AIT (Associate of Industrial Technology) AOS (Associate of Occupational Studies) APE (Associate of Pre-Engineering) APS (Associate of Political Science) APS (Associate of Public Service) ASPT-APT (Associate in Physical Therapy) ASD (Associate of Software Development)

17 B ACHELORS Four Year Degrees: Typically broken into two categories BA – Bachelor of Arts BS – Bachelor of Science

18 Others: BASc – Bachelor of Applied Science BArch – Bachelor of Architecture BBA – Bachelor of Business Administration BComm – Bachelor of Commerce BCompSc – Bachelor of Computer Science BD – Bachelor of Divinity (also the name of a postgraduate degree in some universities) BDes – Bachelor of Design (Visual design discipline) BEd – Bachelor of Education BEng or BE – Bachelor of Engineering BFA – Bachelor of Fine Arts BMath – Bachelor of Mathematics (also the name of a postgraduate degree in some universities) BMus – Bachelor of Music (also the name of a postgraduate degree in some universities) BPharm -Bachelor of Pharmacy BTech – Bachelor of Technology BSEE – Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering BSF – Bachelor of Science in Forestry LLB – Bachelor of Laws (also the name of a postgraduate degree in some universities)

19 M ASTERS This degree can only be earned after graduating with a bachelor’s degree Takes 1+ additional years to earn Two main categories: Master of Arts Master of Science Others: Master of Education Master of Fine Arts Master of Business Administration Create Thesis

20 D OCTORATE There are several types of doctoral degrees that are awarded for research and professional studies Usually take 4-8 years to complete The type generally associated with academics is the research doctorate The types of research doctorate are: The PhD or Doctor of Philosophy Doctor of Engineering Doctor of Education Students are generally required to complete a unique research project and deliver a dissertation

21 D OCTORATE The type of doctorate degree associated with medical doctors, dentists, lawyers, and other health professionals is known as the Professional Doctorate Length of Time: 4 years of undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school, and 3 to 8 years of internship and residency, depending on the specialty selected Types of this degree include: Medicine Doctor (MD) Doctor of Chiropractic (CD)

22 E XIT S LIP On the bottom of your notes, please indicate which path you can most likely see yourself taking and explain why this is a good path for you: College (what degree do you need to achieve) Military Workforce Technical School Service Work Etc Please complete this using at least 3 complete sentences

23 F OR YOUR AGENDA …. Syllabus Quiz Tomorrow Please place your notes on the designated pile

24 L APTOP D ISTRIBUTION Please wait until you get a laptop number Please choose the laptop with the number you have been given This is the laptop you will be responsible for Please log in Complete today’s class assignment that I am passing out to you If you are having trouble logging in, please let me know!

25 “A BOUT M E ” P REZI You must complete a short Prezi that includes the following topics: Your name in large text (the main title) At least 5 frames or text boxes that gives information about yourself At least 3 frames or text boxes that tells me about your chosen career, including some information from your research last week. Play around with the features and include lots of zooming for your path to follow!


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