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1 Welcome to Welcome to Santa Ana College Last updated 5/1/14 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

2 The Purpose of Orientation: Provide you with basic information about SAC & Educational Planning Assist you with class selection and on-line registration for your first semester Review of your Placement Test Scores

3 SAC Assessment Form Test Results Your Placement Test Results English Math

4 English Assessment ClassCTEP ( Adjusted score ) English N500-31 English N6032-39 English 06140-47 English 10148-70 Raw Score Adjusted Score Based on adjusted score only

5 SAC English Course Sequence English N50 (3 units) Intro. to Written Communication English N60 (3 units) Basics of Effective Writing English 061 (3 units) Introduction to Composition English 101 or 101H (4 units) Freshman Composition English 102 or 102H (3 units) Literature and Composition English 103 or 103H (4 units) Critical Thinking and Writing Student Planning Guide, Page 5

6 ESL/EMLS Assessment Adjusted Score Based on adjusted score only Raw Score ClassAdjusted Score Continuing Education Classes0 – 32 EMLS 05533 – 43 EMLS 10744 – 51 EMLS 10952 – 58 EMLS 11059 – 66 ESL 11267 – 73 ENGLISH 10174 –75

7 English as a Second Language (ESL) Program ClassRec’d Speech ClassRec’d Reading Class EMLS 055 (4 units) Writing, Grammar & Reading I Com. N52A (3 units)Reading N50 or N80 EMLS 107 (4 units) Writing, Grammar & Reading II Com. N52AB (3 units)Reading N80 EMLS 109 (4 units) Writing, Grammar & Reading III Com. 096, 097 (3 units) Com. N53 (3 units) Reading N90 EMLS 110 (3 units) Intro. To the Essay Com. 096, 097 (3 units) Com. N53 (3 units) Reading N90 or 102 EMLS 112 (3 units) Advanced Composition Com. N50 (3 units)Reading 102 English 101 or 101H (4 units) Freshman Composition Com. 101 (3 units) Interpersonal Com. Com. 102 (3 units) Public Speaking Reading 150 Student Planning Guide, Page 5

8 Reading Assessment ClassCTEP ( Adjusted score ) Reading N800-12 Reading N9013-16 Reading 102 Eligibility for English 061 Reading 150 Eligibility for English 101 Raw Score Adjusted Score Based on adjusted score only

9 Math Assessment Raw Score Adjusted Score Based on adjusted score only

10 Math Cut Off Score Level IIICut Score Take Level II Exam 0-17 Math 105/140/145 or Math 219 18-26 Math 150 or 160 Bus Calc or Trig 27-45 Level IVCut Score Take Level III Exam 0-15 Math 170 Pre-Calculus 16-23 Math 180 Calculus 24-40 Level ICut score Math N05 Basic Math (Cont. Education Center) 0-9 Math N06 Basic Math11-20 Math N48 Pre-Algebra21-34 Math 060 Elementary Alg.35-50 Level II.Cut score Take Exam 10-16 Math 060 Elementary Alg. 17-25 Math 070 Geometry or Math 080/081 26-50

11 / 081 New Math Courses Math 083 Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal Arts & Social Science Majors Math 084 Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for STEM & Business Majors

12 Math/Science/Engineering Business / Social Science Liberal Arts Psychology 210 Statistics for Social & Behavioral Sciences New Approved Math Courses

13 Weekly Study Requirement... 12 Units = 12 hrs. of class Studying = 24 - 30 hrs. Working = 20 hrs. (part-time) Total = 56 – 60 hours Full-time students Part-time students 7 Units = 7 hrs. of class Studying = 14 hrs. Working = 40 hours (full-time) Total = 61 hours Student Planning Guide, Page 2

14 How many classes should I take? Full-time student.......... take at least 12 units Athletic eligibility.......... take at least 12 units If you work… Consider enrolling in… 40 hrs. a week6 unit(typically 2 classes) 30 hrs. a week9 units (typically 3 classes) 20 hrs. a week12 units (typically 4 classes) 5-15 hrs. a week14-16 units (4 or more classes) Note: The majority of A.A/G.E./Transfer courses are 3 units. Student Planning Guide, Page 3

15 What General Ed. plan is best for me? PLAN A PLAN A - Associate Degree Only (60 Units Total, 24 GE Units) PLAN B PLAN B - AA Degree & Transfer to the CSU (60-70 Units Total, 41-45 GE Units) PLAN C PLAN C - AA Degree & Transfer to the UC or CSU & Some Private Univ.’s (60-70 Units Total, 36-45 Units) Student Planning Guide, Page 3 & Page 8-13

16 AA-T and AS-T Degrees Highlights of the AA-T/AS-T Degrees:  AA and transfer degrees for CSU’s  Provides common major preparation courses for CSU’s  Provides slight GPA bump for CSU admissions Example: CSU Fullerton  2.7 GPA for Fall 2014 transfer admissions Student has 2.6 GPA +.1 bump = 2.7 GPA for admissions Student has 2.6 GPA +.1 bump = 2.7 GPA for admissions

17 Vocational Certificate MAJOR COURSES ONLY A series of special major courses, all related to a particular occupational skill. Can be helpful in obtaining or upgrading employment Requirements: Examples: Business Applications, Electronics, Auto Tech, CIS Total Units: (Varies) Min. 12 units

18 Associate Degree Usually referred to as AA or AS (Assoc. of Arts or Sciences) Offered by community colleges Major Courses General Education Courses Plan A (24 units) Elective Courses + + Requirements: Total Units: Min. 60 units Examples: Business Admin., Liberal Arts, Nursing, Paralegal Student Planning Guide, Page 8

19 Student Planning Guide Page 16 Certificate Info. AA/AS Info. AA-T/AS-T Info.

20 Transfer Programs UNIVERSITY Lead to TRANSFER to a UNIVERSITY (UC / CSU / Private / Out-of-State) Classes count toward completion of a Bachelor’s Degree Major Courses General Education Courses Plan B or C (36-45 units) Elective Courses + + Requirements: Total Units: 60-70 units Examples: Engineering, Teacher Education, Business Admin. Student Planning Guide, Page 10-11 & 12-13

21 What’s your goal at @ SAC? 1) Transfer to University  Would like to attend a 4-year institution such as a UC, CSU or Private and earn a B.A. or B.S.  You can obtain an A.A./A.S./A.A.-T or A.S.-T while getting units toward transfer, 2-4 years  Examples: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, etc… 2) Associates Degree  Earn an A.A. or A.S by graduating from a community college.  Not planning to transfer at this time, timeline: 2-4 years  Examples: Fire Technology, RN Nursing, Speech Pathology Assistant, etc… 3) Technical Certificates  A series of special major courses, all related to a particular occupational skill.  Timeline: 1-2 semesters  Examples: Medical Assistant, Welding, Entrepreneurship, etc… Student Planning Guide, Pages 2-3


23 Courses that improve basic skills English / ESL, Math, Reading & Study Skills Counseling classes General education classes Intro. classes in a career/area of interest Courses of personal interest to you Courses for Your First Semester @ SAC


25 Did you place into MATH 060 in the level II math test ? Would you like to complete two MATH courses in one semester?  MATH 083 (6 units) Elementary & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal Arts Majors –M/W 8:00 am – 11:10 am –M/W 1:15 pm – 4:25 pm  MATH 084 (6 units) Elementary and Intermediate Algebra for Math, Science and Business majors –M/W 7:30 am – 10:40 am –Tu/Th 11:30 am – 2:40 pm –Tu/Th 6:00 pm – 9:10 pm

26 Freshman Experience Program (Fresh X Program) Paired Classes Coordinated workload College Success and Career Planning Help Close Connection with College Instructors Typical Format of Most Fresh X courses: English Course + Counseling Course Math Course + Counseling Course

27 Puente Program Paired Classes (English 061+ Cnsl. 107) Writing support Academic Counseling and Mentoring U-Link Program (English 101 & Math 81 Eligible) U-Link Program (English 101 & Math 81 Eligible) Transfer Program to UC, CSU, and Privates Univ. Guaranteed Admission to UC Irvine from SAC UCI library Privileges & Faculty Presentations Service Learning (100 hrs. fieldwork)

28 To put a class schedule together: When to take classes… How many classes to take… What classes to take… How to schedule your classes… Also need  Your test scores & the class schedule You need to know:

29 Freshman Experience: U-LINK Sample Plan COURSE TITLE &UNITSSection #TIMEDAYINSTRUCTORROOM NUMBER Music 1033618899:30 – 10:55 AMT THSanchez, G.N-114 Counseling 10735946112:45 – 3:55 PMWStaffA-130 English Math MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY 8:00-8:30 8:30-9:00 Math 9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 Music 103 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 English 12:00-12:30 12:30-1:00 Counseling 107 1:00-1:30 1:30-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:00 1.Pick up Fresh X cohort sheet from a Counselor 2. Add an English and Math course to your schedule

30 Sample Class Schedule COURSE TITLE &UNITSSection #TIMEDAYINSTRUCTORROOM NUMBER Math 081412:15-2:45 PMMW English N6037:35 – 9:35 AMTTH Reading N90A38:00 – 9:25 AMMW Art 100311:00 -12:25 PMTTH MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY 8:00-8:30 ReadingEnglish N60 ReadingEnglish N60 8:30-9:00 9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30Art 100 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:30Math 081 12:30-1:00 1:00-1:30 1:30-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:00

31 College Information How does college work?

32 Academic Calendar 2014-2015 Fall 2014 August 25 Instruction Begins September 7 Last day to add and to drop full-term classes without “W” grade with enrollment fee refund for full semester. November 16 Last Day to Drop with “W” for full semester. December 14 Instruction Ends


34 Adding a full class Option 1: WAIT LIST Note: There is no wait list option for students during the Early Registration process. Option 2: ADD CODE

35 Dropping a class It’s your RESPONSIBILITY Drop your course on-line (Web Advisor) Last day to drop: without a “W” – Sept. 7 th with a “W” - Nov. 16 th Note: You do not need instructor’s signature to drop a course “F” Grade

36 How much will it cost to attend SAC?

37 College Tuition and Fees CA Resident Students (Per Semester) Enrollment$46 per unit Health Fees$19 per semester Student Services Fees$7.50 (optional) Parking Fees$30 per semester $20 if you are qualified for fee waiver. Part-time student (6 units) $276 Full-time student (12-15 units)$552 - $690 AB540 Students Same as above if your CA residency paperwork has been processed. International & Out of State $220 per unit plus all the above enrollment fees. Note: All fees and tuition are subject to changes based on State Legislator or Community College Governing Board. Student Planning Guide, Page 14

38 Other Costs? BOOKS ! $60.00 X 4 CLASSES = $240.00 $80.00 X 4 CLASSES = $320.00 Math & Science Textbooks $100 to $175 each

39 It consists of grants, work study, and loans. To apply, you must complete the FAFSA. (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Who can apply for Financial Aid? Students must be legal U.S. residents to apply for FAFSA. AB540 (undocumented) students are only eligible for state financial aid (California Dream Act Application) and can apply @ Financial Aid Basics Student Planning Guide, Page 15

40 Free Gift Aid: – BOGW – Grants Federal State Institutional/Private – Scholarships Institutional Private Self-Help Aid: –Loans Federal Private –Work Study Federal Institutional Financial Aid Apply for the: FAFSA & Cal Grants

41 Other Sources of Assistance to Pay for College EOPS Book Services Buy a Book Society -$100 scholarship for FEP and honors students Teacher Ed. and MESA Textbook Loan Programs Outreach Lending Library ASG “Work for Your Book” Program Rolling Scholarships – Esp. AB540 Students

42 Fees/Payment Policy (Payment & ID cards: Cashiers Office, Admissions Building) Payment Deadline: Early Decision Students: Pay tuition/fees by June 30 th ! Note: You will be dropped from classes if you do not pay by August 6 th Returning Students & Other New Students: Fees must be paid within 3 calendar days of registering for courses or you will be dropped for non-payment. Payment Options: Online: In Person: or By Mail: WWW.SAC.EDU Cashier’s Office S-104 SAC Address There is no plan for partial payment and no exceptions to this policy. Questions? Call 714-564-6965.

43 Registration Steps

44 Click Here


46 User Name Example: JB15482 (Initials + 5 digits) Password: Rocky01 (Birthday)

47 Steps to Change Password New Password: Part Number + Part Letter Example: Rocky01

48 Click Student

49 Pay your fees & tuition View your financial aid award CLICK HERE to begin registering for your classes Grades Class Schedule Transcripts

50 Term – Fall 2014 Location – Santa Ana College Select Subject & Course Number LEAVE Bottom Fields Blank! Click Submit

51 1. Click to select course 2. Click submit after you select your course

52 1. Select Register 2. Click Submit

53 Please remember to take the EARLY DECISION survey after you register for your classes!





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