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1 Tech Prep Articulation Susanne Mata, Coordinator of Special Programs, Career Education

2 INTRODUCTION Mt. San Jacinto Community College District has established procedures, in accordance with Title 5 regulations, to approve certain high school courses for articulated credit. For more information please contact : Career Education Tech Prep Office 1499 N State Street, Rm. 1550 San Jacinto, CA 92583 951-487-3435

3 WHAT IS ARTICULATION? Articulation is the process of evaluating courses to determine whether coursework completed at the high school or ROP meets the requirements at a community college or post-secondary institution whether by course-to-course equivalency, credit-by-exam, advanced placement or dual enrollment.

4 WHAT IS AN ARTICULATION AGREEMENT? An articulation agreement is a formal, written and published document that describes which coursework from the “sending” institution (HS or ROP) is accepted as comparable to or in lieu of coursework at the “receiving” institution (community college/post-secondary institutions)

5 Old VS. New Process 2 + 2 Articulation CR only valid at MSJC towards a certificate or degree 12 unit residency requirement Student driven process Credit by Examination Articulation Transferrable credit NO residency requirement “Student-friendly” - Faculty and teacher driven process Student completes MSJC application – obtains a student ID# Student must maintain an A or B in the class and pass a comprehensive exam created by MSJC faculty

6 CREDIT-BY-EXAM Through the credit examination process, high school/ROP students may receive college credit for some articulated courses. Credit by exam means that a HS/ROP student has demonstrated proficiency in college-level studies by satisfactorily passing an exam approved by a discipline faculty member of the receiving college. The student will receive credit for the comparable community college course named in the articulation agreement.

7 CURRENT AGREEMENTS 57 agreements in place SCHOOL DISTRICTS Banning USD Beaumont USD Hemet USD Lake Elsinore USD Murrieta Valley USD Perris USD RCOE – ROP San Jacinto USD Temecula Valley USD PROGRAM AREAS Admin of Justice Allied Health (Medical Asst) Audio Video Technology Automotive Biotechnology Child Development Educ. Engineering Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (coming soon) Horticulture Multimedia Business - Office Technologies Business - Virtual Enterprise

8 WHAT ARTICULATION DOES FOR YOUR STUDENTS Minimizes course duplication, reducing costs Allows students to receive college credit at the high school and/or ROP Provides incentive for students to continue their education Prepares students for higher education Reduces truancy Fosters a positive attitude about school

9 TECH PREP CREDIT 96 high school students have passed the credit exam for their course and received credit since we began using credit-by-exam for courses in the following Departments: Administration of Justice BUS - Office Technologies Child Development Education Engineering Multimedia

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