Presentation on theme: "COUN 200- Orientation to College"— Presentation transcript:
1COUN 200- Orientation to College Ms. K.D. Lê(½ unit)P/NP
2Guest Speakers (Financial Aids) Health Services La Donna Yumori-Kaku (Office of College Life)
3Get to Know Each Other. Name? Major/Educational Goal? Hobbies/Talents? 1 interesting thing about you?Pair up with a partner. You will introduce each other to the class afterward.
4Grading Guidelines-Coun 100 SLO: Develop a 1-quarter Student Education Plan that supports your individualized educational goal and reflects your placement test resultsAn Education Plan must be submitted in order to pass the course. Areas of the Education Plan that should be accurately completed are: Placement test results, work week hours, GE pattern, transfer institution, major, preferred and alternative courses for two quarters.
5Grading Guidelines (Rubric) PASSAEducation plan has no mistakes.BEducation plan has only 1 mistake.CEducation plan has only 2 mistakes.NO PASSDEducation plan has only 3 mistakes.FEducation plan has 4 or more mistakes.(or)1 or more absences.
6Other Guidelines All questions must be asked during class No question before class, during breaks, or after classCell phones offNo tardiness beyond 10 minutesNo leaving earlyNo absences
7U.S. College/University System Course #1-49 =UCCourse #1-99 = CSU
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9Some Common College Terms Unit- college credit given to a courseQuarter/Semester semesters = 3 quartersPrerequisite-a requ. that must be met before enrolling in a courseCorequisite-a requ. that must be taken at the same time with another course.Green Sheet -information about the course (contract)Advisory- knowledge that is advisable before course entryGE- breadth requirements In various disciplines/subject areas.Major-a series of courses in a specialized area of study.Articulation Agreement- listing of DA courses equivalent to corresponding courses at another school (www.Assist.org)GE Certification-verify completion of GE prior to transfer
10Placement TestPlacement tests required for English, ESL, Math, Chem 1A, Biol 6A & Biol 40AStudents who have taken a placement test and then enrolled in a course in that subject area WILL NOT be able to retest. (change effective April 4, 2011)Students who have not enrolled in a class can retest during the normal time frame (6 months for English, mathematics, biology, chemistry; 1 year for ESL ) if they provide documentation of their preparation for the retest.Transcript/AP scores -used for placement must be brought to Testing office prior to registration
11Placement into EWRT 1A is based on 1 of the following: Qualifying score on De Anza English Placement examScore of 3 or higher on AP English-eligible for Ewrt 1B, Ewrt 2, Phil 3 & Spch 9Completion of AA degree or higher in the USCompletion of ESL 5 with “C” or betterSatisfaction of UC subject “A” requirement or CSU EPT test for EWRT 1A equivalent.
15Chemistry/Biology Readiness Test This test is a prerequisite for :Chem 1A Pass test (22/44) + H.S. Chem + Inter. Algebra ‘C’ or better. May retake after 180 days. Valid for 12 months.Biol. 6A Pass test (22/44) or Chem 1A or Chem 50 ‘C’ or better. May retake after 180 days. No expiration of results.Biol 40A This is a different Chemistry placement test. Pass test (14/44) or Chem 50 or Chem 1A with a ‘C’ or better. May retake after 180 days. No expiration of results. Chem 30A is advised for transfer nursing programs.
17Which GE pattern to follow? Vocational/career DegreeTransferring to CSUTransferring to UC or undecided about where to transfer toTransferring to a private schoolTransferring to a UC in a high-unit majorAA/AS patternCSU patternMust complete Area A & B4 before transfer with ‘C’ or betterIGETC patternAll classes ‘C’ or betterMust be certified by DA before transfer)Campus Specific pattern7-course minimum GE pattern
18IGETC ExceptionsHigh unit majors (Engineering, Applied Sciences, Natural Sciences)Haas School of Business at UC BerkeleyUC San Diego: Eleanor Roosevelt & Revelle collegesUC Santa Barbara: B.A. Computer Science in the College of Letters and Science
19G.E. Group Exercise How many courses are required for each area? Give an example of specific courses which fulfill each section of each area.What grades must you receive to satisfy GE requirement?
20Homework www.Assist.org find your major requirements (for transfers) find major requirements (for AA/AS degree students)Review 3 GE patternsGet ready for presentation of GE patterns tomorrow
21Minimum UC Transfer Requirements 90 UC transferable units (#1-49)2.4 GPA (2.8 GPA for non-resident)EWRT 1AEWRT 2 or PHIL 3 or SPCH 9 (for IGETC) or EWRT 1B (for major or college which do not accept IGETC)Math course above MATH 114 (10,11,41,43,1A,etc.)4 courses from at least 2 of the following areas:Arts & HumanitiesPhysical & Biological SciencesSocial & Behavioral Sciences(All courses must be completed with a “C” or better)
22Minimum CSU Transfer Requirements 90 CSU transferable units (#1-99)2.0 GPA (2.4 GPA for non-resident)EWRT 1A or ESL 5SPCH 1 or 10PHIL 3 or 4 or 5 or 7 or SPCH 8 or 9 or 15 or EWRT 2Math course ABOVE MATH 114 (refer to your major & GE pattern)
23Requirements for AA/AS Degree 90 units2.0 GPA at De Anza2.0 cumulative GPA24 units at De AnzaDe Anza GE for AA/AS (CSU or IGETC)Major requirements listed on DA curriculum guides
24A.A.-T/A.S.-T (Associate Degrees for Transfer) Guaranteed Admission Jr. standing to CSUPriority admission to local CSU deemed similar to AA/AS-TRequ. Only 90 units to earn BA/BSNeed to complete CSU GE or IGETC for CSU (include American Ideals); C or higher; Courses for ADT NOT count for GEAdm. Of JusticeBus. Adm.CommunicationEarly Childhood Edu.HistoryKinesiologyMathematicsPolitical ScienceSociology
25Grade Point Average (GPA) Letter Grade Point ValueA + = 4.0A = 4.0A- = 3.7B+ = 3.3B = 3.0B- = 2.7C+ = 2.3C = 2.0D+ = 1.3D = 1.0D = 0.7F = 0.0Non Letter GradeI, IP, W, P, NP(These non-letter grades have no point value & do not affect GPA)
26How to Calculate GPA? Course Units Grade Grade Points HIST 17A 4.0 B (4x3) 12PE 21A 0.5 A (0.5x4) 2MATH B (5x3) 15EWRT P __________________PE NP __________________ICS A (4x4) 16ASTR W __________________HLTH D (4x0) 017.5(Letter Graded Units) 45(G.P)
27GPA Calculation Overall G.P.A= 45 (Graded Points) _____________________________________________________________17.5 (Letter Graded Units)2.57 GPA(refer to GPA Calculation worksheet on p. 33)
28PROBATION Academic-overall GPA is below 2.0 Check grades end of each quarterRepeat courses with “D” or “F”Disqualification after 5 consecutive quarters on ProbationProgress-50% of units received are “W”, “I”, or “NP”Drop courses by the end of 2nd weekComplete all classes enrolled inDisqualification after 5 consecutive quarters on Probation
29Course numberingCourses numbered #1-99 are transferable to CSU (ex. ICS 7, EWRT 1A)Courses numbered #1-49 are transferable to UCRecommend using courses numbered #1-49 for private & out of state
30Course LetteringThe letter following the number in a course means it’s part of a sequence (ex. ARTS 2A,2B,2C). You may or may not be able to take courses out of sequence.Special Topic courses include X=1, Y=2, Z=3 units (ex. COUN80X = 2 units)Z refers to Distance Education courses (ex. COUN100.64Z is taught online)
31Non-Transferable Courses Any courses numbered above # 99Example: EWRT , READ 200, 211, ESL 251,252,253, MATH 210,212,114You may choose to take them for P/NP instead of a letter gradeYou need to request to take them for P/NP to avoid compromising your overall GPACourses numbered 200 and above are non degree applicable (ex. Math 212, ESL 200)
32Transfer Admission Agreement (TAA) Several universities offer De Anza students guaranteed admission to the campus & major of their choiceTAA is by contract to complete course requirements & GPAOnly 1 TAAUC: UCI, UCD, UCSC, UCM, UCR, UCSBPRIVATE: Arizona State University, Cogswell Polytechnical College, UOP
33Sexual Harassment Policy Quid pro quo! (Latin means “this for that”)Usually involve someone in the position of power.Campus contact personMichelle LeBleu-BurnsDean, Student Dev. & EOPSHCC164(408)Hostile EnvironmentDifficult to define; Can involve anyone.Campus contact personMichelle LeBleu-BurnsDean, Student Dev. & EOPSHCC164(408)
34Drug & Alcohol PolicyNO illicit drug or alcohol by anyone on college property or at any college sponsored activities and events!!!Violation may result in criminal prosecution.
35Violence PolicyNO verbal or physical violence will be tolerated in classrooms, offices or anywhere on campus
36When should I register for class? As soon as you are permitted to registerYou may add in person during first 2 weeks of quarterShow up in class during the 1st day to add courseClasses are limitedBe flexible with timeYou may make changes to your schedule laterYou can be on wait list if possible
37When Do I Apply to Transfer? CSU Application first Accepted:Summer semester/quarterFebruary 1-28Fall semester/quarterOctober 1-Nov. 30Winter quarterJune 1-30Spring semester/quarterAugust 1-31To apply, please go toUC Application Filing Periods(To be filed the year prior to transfer term)Winter/Spring Semester (if open)July 1-31Fall Quarter/SemesterNovember 1–30Spring Quarter (if open)October 1-31UCB- semester systemUCM- semester systemTo apply, please go tohttps://universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
38To get an AA Degree & Transfer to 4 year university You will need to complete:Major requirementsGE requirementsCompetitive GPA (above 2.0 GPA)90 Units total (Major + GE + Electives + GPA)
39When Do I Apply for my AA/AS degree? During your last quarter at De AnzaorWhen you completed the AA/AS degree requirements (GE+ Major+ 2.0 GPA+ 90 units)
40When do I apply for GE certification? When you completed courses for CSU or IGETC pattern andIn your last quarter before transfer to the CSU or UC which admitted youPossible to do partial GE certification for the CSUDownload form and submit to Admissions & Records office
41My Portal Apply to De Anza Retrieve your placement tests results Get your date to registerAdd, drop, register or waitlist for classesUpdate your contact informationCheck your gradesPay your feesHoldsObtain your unofficial transcripts
42Student Services….Disability Support Programs & ServicesEducatinal Diagnostic Center (EDC)Disability Support ServicesCounseling & Advising CenterHealth ServicesAssessment CenterTransfer CenterTutorial CenterOffice of College LifeInternational Student Office
43ASSIST www.assist.org Student transfer information UC and CSU lower division major requirementsUC, CSU & CA community college major finder and campus explorerAccess UC & CSU transferable course listsAccess IGETC or CSU GEGood for many UCs and CSUs but not all.
44Register for Classes See the Academic Calendar for important dates. Get a Schedule of Classes online or at the Bookstore and choose your classes.Your date to register will be online after your application has been processed. You will receive your confirmation of enrollment and other important information via . Please make sure youraddress is current.Need a free account?
45Register for Classes cont. Registration dates are assigned by the total number of units completed at De Anza or Foothill Colleges only. Foothill students must submit an application to De Anza to be eligible for registration at De Anza.Register online – Check for date & registration
46Pay Your Fees!!!!!You will be informed of your fees during the online or phone registration process.To calculate your fees ahead of time, use the Fee Calculation Worksheet online or in the printed Schedule of Classes.Payment may be made online, by mail, our drop box, or in person.Fees are payable at the time of registration.Review refund policy for international studentsPay ASAP or you will lose your classes (refer to payment policy)!
47Coun 100 Action Plan Check List Take Placement TestsRegister for ClassesPay your feesObtain your DASB CardAttend ClassesSee a counselor for next quarter’s Educational Plan if needed
48Reminders Register for your classes Pay fees (ASAP) Buy text books Take picture for your DASB cardAttend classes (be punctual!)Be aware of deadlines! (refer to quarter calendar dates)Be aware of different class and college policies
49Strategies For College Success Take no more than 12 units your first quarter. Learn how De Anza works is like taking a class in itselfCome early to allow time for parkingSchedule 2 hours of homework for every unit you takeFind and get to know one person on campus who cares about your survivalLearn how to use De Anza’s support services and resources such as the Tutorial Center, Career Center, & Transfer CenterSet up a daily, weekly, and monthly schedule and stick to it. Practice good time management skills
50Strategies for College Success (Continue) Join at least one study group with other studentsMeet with your instructors during their office hoursChoose friends who share your academic values and goalsIf you are undecided in your major, take CLP 70 or 75Get involved in campus activities, and/or take a job on campus. Stay connected to the campus in some other way besides the classroomIf you can’t avoid stress, learn how to live with it and reduce stress in healthy ways (exercise, nutrition, adequate sleep)
51……continueRecopy your notes and do your homework right after class while the information is still fresh in your mind.Buy your textbooks the week before the quarter starts to avoid long linesLearn how to navigate De Anza’s website for the information you needSee a counselor each quarter to help you with your Educational Plan and academic goalsEnjoy learning and develop a passion for your education.Go to class everyday!!!