University Advisement Center Jackson N. Henry, Ph.D. Emeritus Professor of Mathematics WH A-220 (310) 243-3538
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University Advisement Center Jackson N. Henry, Ph.D. Emeritus Professor of Mathematics WH A-220 (310) 243-3538 UAC@csudh.edu
Topics for the day University Calendar Semester Units Course Numbering System Class Meeting Times Degree Requirements General Education Requirements Advising Hints for Success Scheduling classes for Fall 2009
University Calendar Two Semesters per year: Fall Semester – Late August through mid-December Spring Semester – Late January through May Two Summer Sessions June through mid-August
Semester Units Similar to “Credits” in High School Full time student = 12 units or more (4 classes) Average class is 3 units or 3 “hours” a week One unit = one “hour” of class time per week (Actually 50 minutes)
Class Meeting Times Most classes meet two or three times per week, between 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. (YES, 10 PM) Monday & Wednesday (1 hour and 15 minutes each) Tuesday & Thursday (1 hour and 15 minutes each) Monday & Wednesday & Friday (50 minutes each) And some on Saturday and/or Sunday (Times vary)
Degree Requirements 120 units to 132 units General Education: 55-57units Major: 27 units and up Minor: 12 units and up Minors are a secondary field of study and are optional in most majors
General Education: Area A Basic Skills (12 Units) English Logic Speech General Education Skills (Optional) Computer Science or Library Course
General Education: Area B Natural Sciences & Mathematics (10-12) Physical Science Life Science Science Laboratory Mathematics
General Education: Area C Humanities (9 Units) HUM 200 Arts Course Art, Communications, Dance, Music, Theater Letters Course Ethnic Studies, English, Foreign Language, Humanities, Philosophy
General Education: Area D Social Sciences (12 Units) Social Science course Individuals, Groups and Society Social Science course Global and Historical Perspectives HIS 101 (U.S. History) POL 101 (U.S. & CA Constitution, Local Government)
General Education: Area E Whole Person (3 Units) UNV 101 HEA 100, HSC 201, KIN 235, REC 100
General Education: Area F Upper Division (9 Units) Junior/Senior Status (60 units or more) required before you can enroll
General Education: GWAR Upper Division (3 Units) Pass ENG 350 or the Graduation Writing Examination
Advising for Major and Minor Contact the department of your major and/or minor for advice College Advisement Centers Arts and Humanities (CAH) Natural and Behavioral Sciences (NBS) Professional Studies (CPS) Business Administration and Public Policy (BAP) Check with them at least once a year
Advising for General Education University Advisement Center WH A-220 General Education advising Get “GE Checkup” at least once a year! EPT/ELM test information and score interpretation English and math class placement Course Equivalencies at California Community Colleges Class Scheduling
Hints for Success Prepare for class ahead of time. Study Time: 2 hours of homework for each hour in class. Tutoring is available (for free) in CLASS, the Center for Learning and Academic Support Services Arrive on time for class. Turn off cell phones, pagers, iPods, etc. Notify your instructor if you are unable to attend class. Receive advisement at least once per semester. Make sure you understand your degree requirements.
Scheduling Classes Must take 12 units to be full time student Take one English and one Math class (More on this later) Take two General Education classes Enroll in one of the 11 Learning Communities to accomplish the above three goals YOU MUST LEAVE PAGE 5 WITH ME BEFORE YOU LEAVE THIS ROOM!!!
Page Five Fill out the top part of page 5 now! Then, fill out the top part of the first page!
ELM and EPT Requirements Courses to take based on your ELM score (no odd scores) 00-40: MAT 003 then 009 –Must also enroll in MAT 010L 42-46: MAT 009 48: MAT 195 50+: MAT 105 or MAT 131 MAT 009 must be successfully completed before Fall 2010 Courses to take based on your EPT Score 000-141: ENG 088 then 099 142-150: ENG 099 120-141: ENG 095 (Sec 1) 146-150: Eng 195 151+: ENG 110 ENG 088 and/or ENG 099 must be successfully completed before Fall 2010
Enrollment Lunch begins at 11:30am in the Loker Student Union (LSU) Food Court Registration for classes begins at 12:35pm in computer labs on this floor If you have some extra time, go to Admissions and Records (WH C-290) to get your photo taken for your student ID Card