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1 English 70 Math 12 Counseling Partnership

2 Outcomes for today You will know about degrees and programs available at LMC You will be able to start your Educational Plan You will make a Counseling appointment if you have not already You will know about LMC Resources

3 Choosing an educational goal at Los Medanos College
College Skills Certificate Certificates of Achievement Vocational Programs Associate Degree Transfer to a CSU or UC Transfer to Private or Out of State College

4 College Skills Certificates
Available through various occupational programs Examples: Real Estate, Emergency Medical Services Generally require less than 18 units of course work Check with the Department for more information

5 Certificate of Achievement
A program of study in a vocational, technical or business field. Certificates prepare you for a specific occupation or area of employment. Examples: PTEC, Vocational Nursing, Recording Arts Satisfaction of the requirements defined in the Majors section of the catalog Completion of Math, English and Computer Competency 12 units in residency Cumulative grade point average of 2.0

6 Associate Degrees LMC students have the option of following the “Standard Path” or the “Transfer Path.” Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) is the first college degree you earn at LMC. It requires the completion of 60 semester units including general education and 18 units or more in a specific major. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. At least 12 units must be at LMC (known as residency)

7 Vocational Programs Programs include: Registered and Vocational
(LVN) nursing Appliance Service Automotive Technology Welding Technology Fire Academy Process Technology (PTEC) Electrical/Electronic Technology (EETEC) Consult catalog for more information

8 What if you are transferring?
Usually complete the first two years of general education and major preparation with 60 transferable units at a community college. Transfer as a Junior to a University Follow CSUGE or IGETC Take Major Prep courses ( Learn more at your counseling appointment! Counseling 32, 33 or 34

9 Educational Pyramid

10 California College System

11 Math & English Prerequisites
English Assessment must be taken Credit by Advanced Placement is accepted for placement or completion of English 100 at LMC If you successfully completed Algebra 2 in High School you can begin at transfer level math. You must bring in high school transcripts to Admissions and Records at LMC.

12 English 220 or 221 Critical Thinking
English Sequence English 220 or 221 Critical Thinking Transfer Level for CSU Or IGETC Phil 41 CSU English 220 Associate degree requirement for CSU and IGETC Transfer level Composition English 100 Certificate requirement English 70 English 90

13 Associates requirement Associates requirement
Math Sequence Math 25 Elementary Algebra Math 12 Pre-Algebra No Pre-Req Math 4 or 7 Arithmetic Math 30 Intermediate Algebra Associates requirement Transfer Math or Math 34 Statistics Math 40 Pre-Calculus Math 26 Geometry Associates requirement

14 What is an Educational Plan?
Plan of action for you to reach your goal! A visual guide of the courses needed to successfully reach your educational goal. Measurable tool for your goals. Visit a counselor to begin your educational planning!

15 How do I get Started? Identify your educational goal at LMC
Assessment tests for English and Math Visit a counselor! Choose a general education pattern Select the courses you need for your major Begin planning early at LMC.

16 How Do I Choose My Major? Major should be related to career interests.
Majors do not necessarily lead to Careers. National statistics vary but up to 50% of entering college students are undecided about education and career goals. 50-70% will change their majors at least once (on average they will change majors 3 or more times before they graduate).

17 Checkpoints to begin your educational journey
Select a career goal, educational goal and a major. Follow Math and English sequence. College load is by units and not # of classes! Bring High School transcripts to admissions and records if met prerequisite for math or AP units. Sign up for Counseling 30, 32, 33 or 34 Register on Web Advisor for your classes. Pay fees or visit Financial Aid Office.

18 How Do I Make a Counseling Appointment?
Call or drop in to make an appointment (925) , extension 3334 Office location: CC3 Room 414 Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Friday

19 Student Resources Confidential Student Assistance Program
Financial Aid Office: BOG Fee Waiver, FAFSA Scholarship Office Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOP&S) Disabled Student Program and Services (DSPS) Transfer Center Career Center Counseling Center Child Care Services Student Life Employment Center Gay and Lesbian Resource Center Math Lab Reading and Writing Center Assessment Center Learning Communities

20 Learning Communities Umoja Scholars Puente English & Math
2 year commitment Puente English 90 to 100 1 year commitment AVID Educ 10 course 1 year commitment ACE English & Math 1 year commitment

21 We are here to support you to reach your Goals!
Visit the Counseling Center!

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