A description of IGETC policies and procedures used to inform students about successful transfer.
Effective oral and written communication; Critical thinking; Familiarity with styles of inquiry from a range of disciplines; Ability to work in groups; Skills to solve complex problems; Tolerance for ambiguity; An understanding of a variety of cultures, including one’s own.
The ability to think and communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; To use mathematics; To understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; To be aware of other cultures and times; To achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; To develop the capacity for self-understanding.
AREAS o ENGLISH COMMUNICATION o MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS o ARTS AND HUMANITITES o SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES o PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES o LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH IGETC HANDOUT
The process of developing a formal, written and published agreement that identifies courses on a “sending” campus that are comparable to or acceptable in lieu of, specific course requirements at a “receiving” campus CIAC, 20006 California Articulation Policies and Procedures Handbook In other words, articulation identities courses students should take at CC in order to meet university degree requirements
Articulation insures course to course agreements are honored and students don’t have to repeat the same course Articulation provides a guide to what students need to take for major and general education or pre-requisites or elective credit to their CSU or UC of choice Articulation ensures faculty that their courses are transferable and meet university standards
Transfer Course Agreement (TCA) o Faculty must first submit courses to Articulation Officer to submit for transferability to ASSIST.ORG through OSCAR o Courses submitted through OSCAR are only done once a year (summer) o Community colleges are told when they can submit o Short time frame when Articulation Office may submit courses
June-July: new courses submitted in summer October: Re-submission for appeals November: submit courses for following Spring December: submit for placement into IGETC area; i.e. science courses will be placed into physical and life science area with lab placed into 5C April: community colleges are informed if courses from the TCA are accepted into IGETC AND Fall 2012 courses
Official Course Outline of Record is used to review courses for acceptance into the TCA COR is used when UC reviews any discipline. The UC reviews a discipline every year, this year is history, Next year is counseling courses If the COR is not detailed enough, the UC will require course syllabi fill in the gaps
How to use it and what it can do for you and your students. o Online student transfer information system o Try the online “Assist Help Pages” o Can guide students to select appropriate general education courses to CSU, UC Can inform instructors on articulation to the CSU, UC in o General Education courses o UC transferable courses o CSU transferable courses