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Victor Valley College : Transfer Advisement

Victor Valley College : Transfer Advisement



Review this presentation if you plan to transfer to another institution to complete your educational goals.

Review this presentation if you plan to transfer to another institution to complete your educational goals.



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    • The Counseling Department welcomes you to the Transfer Advisement Session.
    •  Transfer to a 4-year university to earn a Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree (B.A./B.S.)  Earn an Associate of Science/Arts Degree (A.S./A.A.)  Complete a VVC Issued Certificate  Take classes for personal interest/growth
    • Part 1: Preparation for transfer to • California State University (CSU) • University of California (UC) • Private Universities
    • Part 2: Class Scheduling and Assessment Results
    •  Quiz at end of Part 2 of this presentation  You must have your VVC ID# and password  Quiz will cover material in Parts 1 & 2
    •  Systems of Higher Education ◦ California State University (CSU) ◦ University of California (UC) ◦ Independent/Private/Out-of-State Universities  What if I Am Undecided?
    • Requirements by Course Categories Total=60 transferable units
    •  CSU System Overview  Transfer Preparation ◦ Major Preparation ◦ Links to Local CSU’s
    • There are 23 CSU’s to choose from.
    •  CSU General Education (GE) Advising Worksheet There are 5 areas of General Education that you need to complete in order to be CSU GE (General Education) certified. This will represent about 40 or more units of coursework.
    •  The Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (Senate Bill 1440) ◦ Earn an Associate Degree for transfer to the California State University ◦ Guaranteed admission to the CSU system but not a particular campus or major  Complete the following ◦ CSU-GE or IGETC ◦ A minimum of 60 CSU transferable units ◦ A minimum CSU transferable GPA of 2.0
    •  CSU San Bernardino  California State Polytechnic University, Pomona  CSU Fullerton  Other CSU's  CSU MENTOR
    •  UC System Overview  Transfer Preparation ◦ IGETC Advising Sheet ◦ Major Preparation
    •  IGETC ◦ For UC and/or CSU ◦ Six Areas (36+ units) ◦ U.S History, U.S. Constitution and American Ideals requirement is highly recommended (CSU) ◦ No “D” grades ◦ Subject to change from year to year. Always check with your counselor for the latest information.
    • TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee)
    •  UC Irvine  UCLA  UC Riverside  UC San Diego  UC Admissions
    •  Association of Independent Colleges and Universities  Transfer Preparation ◦ Follow campus specific GE patterns ◦ Follow IGETC ◦ See a counselor  Links to local schools ◦ University of Redlands ◦ Azusa Pacific University ◦ University of LaVerne
    •  Follow the IGETC pattern  Do some research ◦ www.cacareercafe.com ◦ www.californiacolleges.edu ◦ www.assist.org  Enroll in “Guid 100:Career and Life Planning”  See a counselor
    •  Congratulations! You have completed part one of the online advisement. You are now ready to start part two. In part two, you will learn how to make your class schedule. You may watch part one again at any time in the future.
    •  Interpret assessment test results  Educational planning  Scheduling classes
    •  What is the purpose of these tests?  Clearing pre-requisites by other means
    • Individual Score Report Student Name Student ID Major Name Date of Birth Date of Testing Site Name Message from the Institution Congratulations! Your course placements are displayed below. You have completed an important step in the Victor Valley College Matriculation process. Other steps include a meeting with a counselor and an orientation session. Please see the counseling department for more information. Congratulations! Test Results Test Name Score Reading Comprehension Sentence Skills Arithmetic Elementary Algebra Course Placements
    • Pre-College Level Basic Skills / Math 6 Math 10 Basic Math Skills Math 12 Pre-Algebra Math 50 Elementary Algebra Associate Degree Level (required for graduation) Math 90 Intermediate Algebra Transfer Level Math 104 Trigonometry Math 105 College Algebra Math 120 Statistics Math 132 The Ideas of Math Math 226 Calculus
    • Pre-College Level Basic Skills English 6 Basic Reading & Writing English 8 Reading Improvement English 65 College Grammar English 50 English Fundamentals English 59 Effective Reading College Level (Engl 101 required for graduation and transfer) English 101 English Composition & Reading English 149 Critical Reading & College Study Skills
    •  Summary ◦ Register for appropriate Math or English courses ◦ If you have questions about your test results please contact the Assessment Center at (760) 245-4271 x2367 or email Lilia.Garcia@vvc.edu
    •  Requirements by Course Categories ◦ Total 60 transferrable units  General Education  Major Preparation  Electives
    •  Follow CSU GE for CSU’s  Follow IGETC for … ◦ UC Schools ◦ Some independent & out-of-state universities (Most have unique requirements) ◦ If you are preparing for UC and CSU transfer ◦ If you are undecided
    • 1. Complete English 101 early 2. Complete Critical Thinking Course  Take ENGL 104, PHIL/RLST 207 for IGETC  Take Critical Thinking course for CSU GE
    • 3. Complete a Communications Course for the CSU System. 4. Complete Math Course(s) required for GE and/or major preparation as soon as possible.
    •  For majors in CSU’s or UC’s – go to www.assist.org  For majors in out-of-state or independent universities, look up information in catalogs, on the internet, or contact each school directly.  See a counselor or visit the University Transfer Center if you’re undecided.
    •  Low unit majors (3-18 units) ◦ Sociology, History, Criminal Justice, etc.  High Unit Majors (19 + units) ◦ Science, Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Business Administration  Overlapping GE units with Major Preparation
    •  Choose electives to reach the minimum transfer requirement of 60 units  Review the schedule or college catalog to determine the transferability of electives  Example description from VVC Schedule This indicates transferability to both CSU and UC.
    •  Must complete ◦ 60 transferable units ◦ Complete all general education for transfer ◦ Complete all major preparation requirements ◦ Complete electives as necessary  Meet GPA requirement for major  Earning an A.A./A.S. degree is not necessarily a transfer requirement.  If you are interested in earning an A.A./A.S. degree before you transfer, consult with a counselor.
    • Consider the Following:  Time commitment ◦ Full time/Part time status ◦ Work load ◦ Outside commitments  Financial Aid  Assessment Results (English & math)  Pay attention to important dates listed in the schedule.
    •  Balance work & school ◦ Working 0-10 hours, recommend 15-17 units ◦ Working 10-20 hours, recommend 12-15 units ◦ Working 20-30 hours, recommend 6-12 units ◦ Working 30-40 hours, recommend 1-6 units  1 unit of lecture = 3 hours per week  12 units = 36 hours
    • Full-Time Student  12 units or more  Financial aid award will be greater  Achieve educational goal faster  Obligations outside of school are minimal  Greater opportunity to take advantage of campus resources Part-Time Student  Less than 12 units  Financial aid award will be less  Achieve educational goal in smaller steps  Obligations outside of school have higher priority  Fewer opportunities to take advantage of campus resources
    •  Math and English courses  Guidance 100: Career & Life Planning  Courses for General Education  Courses for Major Preparation
    •  Puente Project  Honors Program  Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)
    •  Make an appointment with a counselor once you have started the semester.  The best time of year to make an appointment is during the fall in the months of September and October, and in the spring during the months of March and April. Please click here to schedule an in-person appointment.
    • 1. Follow this link to take and pass a quiz on this advisement information to move forward in the matriculation process. 2. Enroll in classes on your designated day.
    • Thank You and Welcome!!!