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1 Welcome College for a Weekend Center for Academic Support and Advising Services DeMoss Hall

2 What’s in your tool box for academic success?

3 Getting Started Placement for English and Math –SAT/ACT scores *Placement for English and Math –SAT/ACT scores * Computer Assessment (INFT)Computer Assessment (INFT) 12 credit hours/semester = full time student (18 max)12 credit hours/semester = full time student (18 max) Degree Completion PlanDegree Completion Plan

4 SAT/ACT Indicators Math: SATACTMath: SATACT less45018Math Math Math 110 Math 115 or higher must take and pass on-lineMath 115 or higher must take and pass on-line assessment with minimum score 23 (part I) and 15 (part II) OR have a 500 or better on SAT; 20+ on ACT Math. English:SATACTEnglish:SATACT less 47519English 100* less 47519English 100* English 101 * needs to take CLST 101 (College Learning Strategies) Academic Opportunity Program available for those who score lower than SAT 460/ACT 17(Reading and English) and a high school GPA below a 2.75.Academic Opportunity Program available for those who score lower than SAT 460/ACT 17(Reading and English) and a high school GPA below a 2.75.

5 Picking a Major Over 56 Majors/46 MinorsOver 56 Majors/46 MinorsOver 56 Majors/46 MinorsOver 56 Majors/46 Minors Most majors are hoursMost majors are hours Career Direct Test: helps identify strengths and interests.Career Direct Test: helps identify strengths and interests. Talk to professional advisor and faculty in your area of interest.Talk to professional advisor and faculty in your area of interest.

6 Choosing Classes Sample Schedule: FRSM 101 (0) GNED 101 (1) Evan 101 (2) English 101 (3) Math 110 (3) BIBL 110/105 (3) CJUS 200 (3) =15 hours

7 A Few Planning Tips GNED 101 required for all incoming studentsGNED 101 required for all incoming students FRSM 101 required - unless transferring in more than 12 credit hours not including dual enrollment credit.FRSM 101 required - unless transferring in more than 12 credit hours not including dual enrollment credit. CLST must be taken if required and cannot be droppedCLST must be taken if required and cannot be dropped Work from appropriate Degree Completion PlanWork from appropriate Degree Completion Plan Foundational studies in first 45 hours for any majorFoundational studies in first 45 hours for any major Check for prerequisite and sequencingCheck for prerequisite and sequencing Meet with a professional advisor during your first semester.Meet with a professional advisor during your first semester.

8 College Success Make a plan. “Failure to plan is a plan to fail” 2. Build an academic support system: professional advisor, mentor, study groups. 3. Go to class!

9 Where to go from here? Career Center: Career Direct & Internships OpportunitiesCareer Center: Career Direct & Internships Opportunities The Career Direct is a faith-based vocational assessment test that will help identify personality, interests & strengths. This is an excellent resource for deciding a major or choosing a career path. Career Direct – 11 AM to 4 PM today in ILRC 2176 (computer lab) & Tomorrow – 9 AM to 1 PM in ILRC 2176Career Direct – 11 AM to 4 PM today in ILRC 2176 (computer lab) & Tomorrow – 9 AM to 1 PM in ILRC 2176 Career Direct Workshop – 3-3:30 today in Visitors Center and Tomorrow – 12-1 in Visitors CenterCareer Direct Workshop – 3-3:30 today in Visitors Center and Tomorrow – 12-1 in Visitors Center Seminar for Parents: 3:30-4pm TODAY “Dozen Tips for College Success” Visitor’s CenterSeminar for Parents: 3:30-4pm TODAY “Dozen Tips for College Success” Visitor’s Center Tomorrow: Transfer student workshop at 9:00 and 11:00 in the Visitor’s Center.Tomorrow: Transfer student workshop at 9:00 and 11:00 in the Visitor’s Center.

10 Where to Go From Here? (cont.) Great Resources: Resources: AND AND Suggested course sequences for each major.Suggested course sequences for each major.course sequencescourse sequences

11 Transferring Credits to Liberty Send your transcriptsSend your transcripts Classes must have a grade of “C” or higher to transfer into LUClasses must have a grade of “C” or higher to transfer into LU Course Equivalents carry Liberty course numbers (i.e. ENGL 101 or GOVT 220)Course Equivalents carry Liberty course numbers (i.e. ENGL 101 or GOVT 220) Elective credits are identified by course discipline code (i.e. BIBL) and “1XX” for 100 level elective credit, and “2XX” for 200 level elective credit and so onElective credits are identified by course discipline code (i.e. BIBL) and “1XX” for 100 level elective credit, and “2XX” for 200 level elective credit and so on LU Course Catalogue and VCCS Transfer GuideLU Course Catalogue and VCCS Transfer GuideLU Course Catalogue and VCCS Transfer GuideLU Course Catalogue and VCCS Transfer Guide

12 Thank You!


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