Transfer Admission Presentation to English 1A Classes Presented by Counselors Dr. Stacey Bagnasco, Dan Baker, Anthony Canela, Jim Leach, Debra Louie, and Pablo Ortega Fall 2012 In Collaboration with the Career Transfer Center, Counseling & Special Services Division, and your English 1A Professor
Goals To inspire and motivate you to earn an Associate Degree and transfer to a 4-year university and beyond: BA, MA, PhD, Ed.D. To inform you of the transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, UOP & others To reinforce the need to identify your career and academic major, and to complete appropriate major preparation courses To foster communications with a counselor and develop a Student Education Plan (SEP) To identify resources that can help you.
When Planning to Transfer: Four Things to Remember 1.Major Preparation 2.Admission Requirements 3.GE Requirements 4.“Other” What other requirements can be met with a lower division course taken at a community college?
CSU TRANSFER ADMISSION: OPTION 3 @ JUNIOR LEVEL (also referred to as Upper Division Transfer) Achievement of 2.0 grade point average or better (in order to be competitive at impacted campuses, students must earn a higher GPA) Completion of 60 or more CSU transferable semester units ( spring before fall transfer ) of the 60 transferable semester units, you must complete 30 transferable semester units with a “C” or better in each course. These courses may be chosen from the CSU General Education Pattern or IGETC; AND
1. Communication Studies 1A 2. English 1A 3. Comm. Studies 5, English 1B or English 1D, or Philosophy 30 4. Mathematics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 17A, 20, 22, 38A 38B, 39 Psychology 2 You must complete with a “C” or better the “Golden Four” : CSU TRANSFER ADMISSION: (OPTION 3 @ JUNIOR or Upper Division LEVEL), cont. The math course must have as its prerequisite intermediate algebra or above. Beginning Summer 2012, students wishing to take any of these courses must score a Level 5 or higher on the college assessment test or have taken and earned a “C” grade or higher in the prerequisite course listed on the course description in the college catalog.
CSU General Education Pattern Students who complete the CSU GE pattern will have only 9 units of upper division GE units remaining after transferring. California State University General Education Pattern
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CSU Major Prep Articulation Agreement - sample Students who complete specified major prep courses are well prepared to enroll in upper division major courses after they transfer.
CSU Campuses & Programs Impacted at the Upper Division Level Many CSU Campuses are impacted at the Upper Division Transfer level for Fall 2013 admission. Supplementary Admission Criteria will be used to make admission decisions: Overall gpa, major pre- reqs. completed, gpa in the major, extra-curricular activities, work, and by geographical region. http://www.calstate.edu/AR/impactioninfo.shtml
CSU Gives Priority Admission to Transfer Students in their Region CSU Stanislaus and Sacramento State University will give priority admission to students who live in our area. New: STEM Program starting with Stanislaus. Contact CTC for more information and services.
CSU Application for Admission Priority Filing Period Oct. 1-Nov. 30 for Fall June 1-30 for Winter Qtr. Aug. 1-31 for Spring Please check www.csumentor.edu for the most up to date information www.csumentor.edu Provide AA-T/AS-T info on mentor application
BA/BS COMPONENTS MAJOR 36 - 80 UNITS GENERAL EDUCATION 48 UNITS ELECTIVES 0 - 40 UNITS AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS (US History & Government) 6 UNITS 124 UNITS
THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Davis San Francisco Berkeley Santa Cruz Santa Barbara Los Angeles Riverside Irvine San Diego Merced
UC TRANSFER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS @ the JR. LEVEL A. Complete 60 semester units of transferable college credit with a strong grade point average, at least a 2.80 or higher B. Complete a seven course pattern that includes: 1.Two transferable college courses in English Composition (Eng 1A & Eng 1B or Eng 1D); and 2. One transferable college course in Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning: Math 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 13, 20, 38A, 39, Psychology 2
UC TRANSFER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS @ the JR. LEVEL, cont. Four transferable college courses chosen from at least two of the following subject areas: a. Arts and Humanities, b. Social and Behavioral Sciences; c. Physical and Biological Sciences
The Personal Statement (1,000 words) Prompt #1 (transfers) What is your intended major? Discuss how your interest in the subject developed and describe any experience you have had in the field – such as volunteer work, internships and employment, participation in student organizations and activities – and what you have gained from your involvement. Prompt #2 (all) Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are?
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UC Articulation Agreement by Major - sample- In general, UC encourages completion of major prep courses as a priority over completion of general ed courses.
IGETC IGETC is a GE pattern acceptable for meeting GE req’mts at all UC’s as well as CSU’s, with a few minor differences. IGETC is not recommended for certain majors like engineering and the hard sciences. Check w/ your counselor or assist.org to find out if IGETC is right for you. (IGETC) UC/CSU General Education Pattern
UC Application for Admission Priority Filing Period Nov. 1-30 for Fall Qtr./Sem. July 1-31 for Winter Qtr. Check the website below to obtain the most recent information about when and how to apply www.universityofcalifornia.edu /apply www.universityofcalifornia.edu /apply
UC Online TAG Form Opens July 1st Submit Sept. 1-30 th for Fall 2013 Guarantees admission to upper division transfers. Empowers the student to go online at any time while @ Delta to initiate the process and submit information regarding his/her qualifications and major. Delta counselors monitor TAGS and provide feedback to student via emails.
University of California Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) UC Davis UC Irvine UC Merced UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz Online Form: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/transfer/guarantee/inde x.html http://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/transferctr/transfer.html
Independent/Private Schools are Student Friendly They don’t use rigid mathematical admissions formulas. Each student is admitted based upon his/her promise, talents and achievements. They specialize in small classes taught by faculty Many campuses are small, residence- based, nurturing communities When they say you can graduate on time, they mean it
PACIFIC Degrees & Programs Bachelor Master Doctorate Teaching Credential Professional Schools: Law, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Education For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Pacific as one of the 50 “Best Values among the Nation’s Universities.”
PACIFIC Transfer Admission Requirements Must earn at least a 2.8 in transferable college coursework 3.2 for guaranteed admission Complete at least 60 transferable semester units with a mix of academic courses
University of the Pacific Transfer Admission Agreement (TAA) A TAA with Pacific will guarantee you admission in your choice of major and term. The TAA is not available in some majors. See your counselor to develop a TAA. Check out ROAR for transferable classes. Deadline: January 15 th prior to fall transfer. For more info and forms: Pacific Transfer Admission Agreement (TAA) - University of the Pacific
Out-of-State Colleges Many Out-of-State colleges and universities are now recruiting aggressively for California college students. Sometimes, the admission requirements are not as difficult. Scholarships, like the WUE, make it possible to attend an out-of-state college for about what it would cost to attend a UC. You can increase your college options if you start researching early!
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Tuition Program http://wiche.edu/wue http://wue.wiche.edu/sea rch_results.jsp?searchTyp e=all http://wue.wiche.edu/sea rch_results.jsp?searchTyp e=all
Financial Aid Application Dates Jan 1-Feb 15: The BEST time to apply for upcoming school year. Mar. 2nd: Deadline for most types of aid, including Cal Grants Help with completing the FAFSA is available in the eServices Lab, DeRicco Student Svcs. Bldg 1 st floor.
2011-2012 Per Year Estimated College Costs CCCCSUUCAICCU Registration Fees $802- $1,084 $5,701- $6,920 $13,070- $14,832 $27,231- $56,691 Books/Supplies$1,746 Room & Board$3,550- $11,556 $7,872- $12,414 on-campus $11,619- $14,990 on-campus $8,568- $15,800 on-campus Transportation$1,364 Personal Exp.$3,288 Total Expenses$10,750- $19,038 $19,971- $25,732 $31,087- $36,220 $42,197- $78,889 Source: Student Outreach Services, SFSU 8/2011
Cal Grant A & B Cal Grants help students pay tuition fees when they transfer to a 4-yr college. CC students awarded a Cal Grant place their awards on reserve status. Cal Grant B is the same as A, except they receive an additional stipend at CC. They should not use this at the CC for more than 2 years. Both grants can be activated upon transfer to 4-yr. college New recipient award amounts for 2010-2011 Cal Grant A & B: CSU: $4,026 UC: $7,788 Pacific/Private U: $9,708 Cal Grant B living stipend: $1,551 @ CC and increases to incl. tuition & fee assistance after transfer to a 4 yr. college. UOP Cal Grant Matching Program can double the size of your award.
Cal Grant GPA Verification Form The FAFSA and the GPA verification form is essential for Cal Grant consideration. Delta sends your GPA verification form electronically if you have completed 24 units or more at SJDC. If you’re a first year student, best to submit verification form with high school GPA. Go to your high school to have form completed.
Counseling & Special Services The Counseling Faculty provide a wide array of services, some of which include: Personal, academic, transfer, and career counseling. Transfer Admission Guarantees & Agreements (TAG-TAA). Student Education Plans (SEP), which outline the courses a student needs in order to graduate & transfer. Link to: SJ Delta CounselingSJ Delta Counseling
We are here to help! See a Counselor at least once a semester and stay on track with your Student Education Plan (SEP).