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Statewide General Education     Transfer Policy and Implementation Guidelines  Informational Presentation to the    Facult...
Statewide Policy for                                   Gen Ed Transfer                           2004 Gen Ed (GEED) Framew...
KCTCS Transfer Trends                                  KAn Equal Opportunity University
Authors of Proposed                                  Statewide Transfer Policy            • Statewide Transfer Committee (...
Proposed Statewide Transfer Policy • Emphasize common Gen Ed requirements • Encourage completion of AA/AS before transfer ...
Basic Assumptions • Applies to students in KY public institutions • Acquisition of competencies in broad areas • Student l...
Statewide Gen Ed Categories                   S                                       Gen Ed               Credit Hour   T...
Certifying Transfer of Gen Ed • Category Certified   in good academic standing; completed some   but not all of the 5 cate...
Implementation Guidelines • Improve preparation of students to transfer   advising, publicity, identification of Gen Ed   ...
Resources for More Info on Transfer • CPE website (students): KnowHow2GoKy.org • CPE policy & HB160: cpe.ky.gov/policies/ ...
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Statewide General Education Transfer Policy and Implementation Guidelines, Presentation by Mike Mullen to UK Faculty Senate 21 March 2011

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An informational presentation to the Faculty Senate of the University of Kentucky on 21 March 2011, by Dr. Mike Mullen, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

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Statewide General Education Transfer Policy and Implementation Guidelines, Presentation by Mike Mullen to UK Faculty Senate 21 March 2011

  1. 1. Statewide General Education Transfer Policy and Implementation Guidelines Informational Presentation to the Faculty Senate on March 21, 2011 by Mike Mullen, Associate Provost ffor Undergraduate Education An Equal Opportunity University
  2. 2. Statewide Policy for Gen Ed Transfer 2004 Gen Ed (GEED) Framework & Gen Ed Transfer Agreement (GETA) vs. Proposed 2012 Policy and Guidelines PAn Equal Opportunity University
  3. 3. KCTCS Transfer Trends KAn Equal Opportunity University
  4. 4. Authors of Proposed Statewide Transfer Policy • Statewide Transfer Committee (registrars and transfer/admissions staff) • Statewide Gen Ed Coordinators (faculty) • CPE workgroups of Gen Ed area faculty for each category in new frameworkAn Equal Opportunity University
  5. 5. Proposed Statewide Transfer Policy • Emphasize common Gen Ed requirements • Encourage completion of AA/AS before transfer • Promote acceptability of approved credits • Enhance cooperation across institutions to improve quality of transfer advisingAn Equal Opportunity University
  6. 6. Basic Assumptions • Applies to students in KY public institutions • Acquisition of competencies in broad areas • Student learning outcomes by area assessed for transferability • Statewide Gen Ed transfer agreement might not fit all majors’ requirements • AA/AS transfer degree = junior level standing AAn Equal Opportunity University
  7. 7. Statewide Gen Ed Categories S Gen Ed Credit Hour Transcript Category Range Code Communications: * Written 6-9 WC * Oral OC AH Arts and Humanities 3-6 QR Quantitative Reasoning 3-6 Natural Sciences 3-7 NS Social & Behavioral Sciences 6-9 SBAn Equal Opportunity University
  8. 8. Certifying Transfer of Gen Ed • Category Certified in good academic standing; completed some but not all of the 5 categories • Core Certified good standing; completed all categories but sum of hours does not = receiving institution • Fully Certified good standing; all categories and total hours gAn Equal Opportunity University
  9. 9. Implementation Guidelines • Improve preparation of students to transfer advising, publicity, identification of Gen Ed categories on transcripts • Accept transfer codes from sending school use codes to assess partial completion, appeals might have a 2nd state-level review • Assess comparability of learning outcomes area faculty across institutions meet regularly aAn Equal Opportunity University
  10. 10. Resources for More Info on Transfer • CPE website (students): KnowHow2GoKy.org • CPE policy & HB160: cpe.ky.gov/policies/ academicinit/transfer • U.Select (CollegeSource Transfer Equivalency System) decisions/appeals: www.transfer.org • KCTCS website (students): www.kctcs.edu/ Students/Transfer.aspx • UK sites (students): www.uky.edu/An Equal Opportunity University

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