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1 What You Need To Know Presented by the SBCC Counseling Faculty

2 A student who has graduated from high school and has completed a regular session at a college or University is considered a transfer student. This does not include the summer following H.S. graduation. What is a Transfer Student?

3   University of California System (UC)   California State University System (CSU)   Independent/Private Institutions   Out-of-State Transfer Options?

4 SBCC 4- YEAR INSTITUTION   Complete the freshman and sophomore university graduation requirements at SBCC:   General Education   Lower division preparation for major   Elective Units and transfer as a junior   This may take 2-3 years depending on the following: Placement in math and English Total units taken each semester Grades earned Completion of lower division preparation for major courses Extra curricular actives: job, athletics, clubs What are the steps to follow?

5   1. Complete and Meet Minimum Admission Requirements   2. Complete and Meet University Selection Criteria Specifics There are two requirements: What is required to Transfer?

6 60 semester/90 quarter UC transferable units At least 2.4 GPA for CA residents (2.8 GPA for nonresidents) Seven course pattern earning a C grade or better in each: Two courses in English composition One course in mathematics, such as college algebra, statistics, or pre-calculus Four courses from among at least two of the following three areas:  Arts and humanities  Behavioral and social sciences  Biological and physical sciences Minimum UC transfer eligibility Being competitive- beyond the minimum Units  60 units by end of spring for fall admission GPA  For most UC’s except Berkeley & UCLA the recommended GPA is at least a 3.2 Major Preparation:  Complete lower division preparation and IGETC (if appropriate) prior to transfer

7 What Constitutes 60 Units For Transfer? Preparation for Major 15 units (avg.) Exception Exception: Engineering & Science Majors (higher) Electives 5-10 units PD 100 PD 100 PD 110 PD 110 Art Studio Art Studio Music Music TA TA Photo Photo F. Lang F. Lang PE PE PD 100 PD 100 PD 110 PD 110 Art Studio Art Studio Music Music TA TA Photo Photo F. Lang F. Lang PE PE General Education* units 70 UC/CSU will accept up to 70 Transferable Units *Engineering and Science majors are encouraged to concentrate on completing major preparation and not GE

8 60 semester/90 quarter CSU transferable units At least 2.0 GPA for CA residents (2.4 GPA for nonresidents) “Golden Four” courses earning a C grade or better in each: Two courses in English composition One course in mathematics, such as college algebra, statistics, or pre-calculus One course in communications  Communication 121 – Interpersonal  Communication 131 – Public Speaking  Communication 141 – Small Group  Communication Business & Professional* *not UC transferable Minimum CSU Transfer Eligibility Being competitive- beyond the minimum Units  Most CSU’s require units to be completed by the end of spring for fall admission Major Preparation:  Most selective CSU’s (Cal Poly SLO, Long Beach, and San Diego) require that major preparation and CSU GE Breadth or IGETC be completed prior to transfer.  Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT’s)

9 What Constitutes 60 Units For Transfer? Preparation for Major 15 units (avg.) Exception Exception: Engineering & Science Majors (higher) Electives 5-10 units PD 100 PD 100 PD 110 PD 110 Art Studio Art Studio Music Music TA TA Photo Photo F. Lang F. Lang PE PE PD 100 PD 100 PD 110 PD 110 Art Studio Art Studio Music Music TA TA Photo Photo F. Lang F. Lang PE PE General Education* units 70 UC/CSU will accept up to 70 Transferable Units *Engineering and Science majors are encouraged to concentrate on completing major preparation and not GE

10 University of California (UC) vs. California State University (CSU) 10 UC Campuses Berkeley, Los Angeles, San Diego, Davis, Merced, San Francisco (grad only), Irvine, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz 23 CSU Campuses Bakersfield, Channel Islands, Chico, Dominguez Hills, East Bay, Fresno, Fullerton, Humboldt, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Maritime Academy, Monterey Bay, Northridge, Pomona, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, San Marcos, Sonoma, Stanislaus UCCSU Offers PhD & Professional DegreesUp to Master’s degree, except for a selected number of doctoral degrees are offered jointly with the UC or independent universities in CA Theory & ResearchApplied Quarter system, except Berkeley and MercedSemester System (2/3’s of campuses) Quarter system (1/3 of campuses) Encourages Full-time EnrollmentPart-Time Enrollment - OK 208,000 students are enrolled400,000 students are enrolled Higher Admission Standards Freshmen - Top 12.5% of high school graduates Transfer minimum – 2.4 GPA 60 units minimum Freshmen - Top 33.3% of high school graduates Transfer minimum– 2.0 GPA 60 Units minimum $11,686 per year - Resident Tuition Only $34,565 per year - Non-Resident Tuition Only $5206 per year – Resident Tuition Only $5206 per year x 372 per unit - Non-Resident Tuition Only

11 Admissions requirements vary from institution to institution and by major or program of study. There is no standard set of admission requirements among independent/private college and universities. In addition to setting its own unique admission requirements, each independent/private college or university takes into consideration the talents and academic promise of each individual student.. Minimum Independent/Private Colleges & Universities Transfer Eligibility Requirements Being competitive- beyond the minimum Complete English and Math requirements as early as possible Whenever possible, focus on completing both minimum admission requirements and major preparation course work Complete all courses by end of spring semester prior to transfer in the fall Apply to more than one independent/private campus Be sure to visit the campus of your choice Meet with an Admissions Officer For additional information about independent/private colleges and universities in California, go to

12 Out-of-state colleges and universities establish their own admission criteria and application procedures. Each has their own admission application, and most of them offer online applications. It is important that students wishing to apply contact the colleges and universities of interest to determine specific requirements and deadlines. For admissions requirements and application information, go directly to the college or university website. Minimum Out-of-State Transfer Eligibility Requirements Being competitive- beyond the minimum Links for Out-of-State Universities

13 What is IGETC? IGETC is accepted at both UC & CSU campuses IGETC is not recommended for: Biological & Physical science, Engineering, and computer science majors IGETC (General Education) IGETC alone will not satisfy admission requirements Can substitute for completion of general education requirements at most UC’s Not required for admission, but highly recommended

14 General Education- IGETC General Education- IGETC courses ? ? 3 CSU Requirement Only! 3 courses from 2 different disciplines lab Complete Lecture + Lab (5A or 5B) 3 courses

15 Using ASSIST You can use ASSIST to find community college courses that are transferable to a UC or CSU campus and how those courses might be used to satisfy specific subject matter requirements for admissions, General Education, or lower division major preparation. You can use ASSIST to explore the majors available at University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) campuses. What courses should I take?  Courses that fulfill IGETC and/or CSU GE Breadth  Courses that fulfill lower division major requirements at the University and/or degree requirements at SBCC  Electives Course Selection?

16 Major - Lower Division IGETCElectives 60 – 70 units Major – Upper Division Major – Upper Division 26 units (avg.) Exception Exception: Engineering & Science Majors Electives, Minor, Double Major Electives, Minor, Double Major 24 units Will 70 UC/CSU Will Accept up to 70 Transferable Units After Transfer SBCC 4-Year BA/BS Degree = 120 semester units (on average)

17 A guarantee that you WILL be admitted!

18 Transfer Admission Guarantees

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20 TAG,You’re In! Learn more about the ‘Guarantee’ by joining the award winning SBCC Transfer Academy program SBCC.EDU/TAG

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22 For Researching Universities has the College Quick finder that has many of the same tools as CaliforniaColleges.edu but includes information about all U.S. universities ww.collegesource.org allows you to read campus profiles and college catalogs. (You can access it at any computer on the SBCC campus.) ww.collegesource.org contains information about all California colleges and has the following tools: – –Matching Assistant - Find campuses that meet your specific requirements – –Distance Search - Find the campus closest to any zip code – –Comparative View - Compare colleges and universities in California – –Key Facts - Obtain a brief overview of participating campuses Campus Tours allows you to search and compare CSU campuses provides information about all the UC campuses including direct links to each campus' website information on UC Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGS), transfer planning, costs, etc. provides an on-line guidebook for California Private/Independent colleges and universities Transfer Tools & Resources

23 Explore Careers/Majors Account code: type VUOHNDU UC & CSU Articulation Access to University profiles SBCC Career Center General Assistance SBCC Counselors & Advisors Academic Counseling Center, EOPS, DSPS, Transfer Center More Transfer Tools & Resources

24 The Counseling Faculty is committed to providing Excellent service Congratulations in choosing SBCC

25 Transfer to CSU only Transfers to CSU only Required to transfer & for AA/AS Required to Transfer Required for AA/AS UC/CSU Transferable Express to Success Learning Communities ESL Level 5 Reading ESL Level 5 Writing

26 Not for UC Admissions


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