Presentation on theme: "University Transfer Center Transfer Basics University Transfer Center Review systems of higher education Outline steps to transfer Review transfer."— Presentation transcript:
University Transfer Center Review systems of higher education Outline steps to transfer Review transfer requirements Introduce UTC services and programs
University Transfer Center M any students choose to complete their first 2 years towards their bachelor’s degree at a community college and then transfer to a 4-year university.
University Transfer Center T he more education you have, typically, the more income you’ll earn. M any careers require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. E arning a bachelor’s degree will allow you to become more competitive in the job market. High School Diploma $34,109 Associate Degree $40,959 Bachelor’s Degree $55,621 Advanced Degree $67,830
University Transfer Center Benefits of Transferring… S maller class sizes T uition is a lot cheaper G uaranteed or priority admission to numerous universities/colleges T ransfer as a junior D istinguished faculty with professional expertise and dedication to teaching F inancial assistance and support services F reedom to explore numerous majors and/or career options
University Transfer Center College Cost Comparison UniversityTuition Costs CSU Bakersfield$6,709 Cal Poly, SLO$8,043 CSU Fresno$6,228 UC Santa Barbara$13,660 UC Los Angeles$14,010 UC San Diego$14,373 Stanford University$42,690 USC$45,602 Allan Hancock College $1,104 Estimated costs for 2012-2013 academic year
University Transfer Center California State University—CSU (Cal Poly, Fresno State) ○ BA/BS, MA/MS - 23 campuses University of California—UC (UCSB, UCLA, UCSD) ○ BA/BS, MA/MS, Doctorate - 10 campuses Private/Independent Universities—(USC, Stanford) BA/BS, MA/MS, Doctorate – 100+ campuses
University Transfer Center California State University (CSU): application oriented approach to learning, least expensive of the 4-year university systems University of California (UC): research / theory oriented Private/Independent Universities: varied emphasis
Take personal development courses: PD 101 – Success in College PD 100 – Personal and Career Exploration PD 115 – Career Planning Attend Counseling Workshops: How to Choose a Major Visit the Career/Job Placement Center
University Transfer Center Things to Consider Size Cost Location Major (program) offered Comparison Shop Visit Campuses
37-39 units = CSU/IGETC GE Pattern 12-18 units = Lower-Division Major classes 3-11 units = Elective classes --------------------------------- 60 units = Total needed
University Transfer Center Meet with a counselor to create a Student Education Plan (SEP) Schedule an appointment, not a drop-in Create a semester by semester plan Check back with the counselor each semester for changes in requirements or timelines.
University Transfer Center Lower division vs. upper division AA/AS/AA-T/AS-T degree vs. transfer requirements IGETC/ CSU GE advisement Major preparation vs. General Education Transferable Courses CSU/ IGETC Certification Process Filling Deadlines
University Transfer Center College MUST be your number one priority! Complete English and Math early Apply for admissions on time Apply for financial aid and scholarships Ask for help when you need it
University Transfer Center University Transfer Center Workshops University Tours to 4-year universities Representative Visits from 4-year universities Transfer Day Try Teaching! Symposium Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Transfer Library and Resources