ESL/English Placement ESL 050 ESL 60 ESL 99 ESL 100 English 10110 credits 10 credits 10 credits 5 credits 5 credits ESL 095 5 credits English 101 is college level English, required by universities and for most degrees and certificates. ESL 100 will count for an elective class toward many AA degrees. It may or may not transfer to universities. Classes below ESL 100 do not transfer, but are considered academic preparation.
Math Test Results Many times the math placement test will place international students too low. If you feel the Compass test places you too low, you have the option to re-take the Compass test up to 3 times.
Grade Point Average (GPA) 4.0 = A 3.0 = B 2.0 = C 1.0 = D Below 0.7 = fail Scholastic Standard = 1.75 GPA or higher and pass all P/NC classes Beware of the ―V‖
Class Withdrawal and Repeat If you drop a class in the first two weeks, there will be no record. After the deadline, you will have a W on your transcript (record). If you repeat a class (R), both classes and grades will appear permanently on your transcript. Your transcripts will follow you everywhere!
Registration Live Schedule: http://www.shoreline.edu/CourseProgramDesign System/ClassSchedulePublic/ClassScheduleLive.a spx Pre-Registration: Until you are finished with ESL 100. Online Registration—better chance to get your classes!
Academic Resources Academic Tutors Writing and Learning Studio Math Learning Center International Student Advisor
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Transfer Resources Transfer cabinet in International Programs Quarterly workshops on transfer University visits and transfer fairs Your advisor Other faculty advisors on campus
Next Steps Take your Math placement during Fall Quarter test! ◦ Pay and schedule to take your test online(1st floor 5000 building) ◦ Bring ID on the day of the test. Schedule an appointment online with an IP Academic Advisor next quarter to begin your academic planning. Attend Academic Workshops Follow your plan!
Practice for the Math Test Testing Center information including math practice! ◦ http://www.shoreline.edu/math/handouts.html COMPASS Practice tests ◦ http://www.act.org/compass/tests/math.html Numerical Skills ◦ http://www.act.org/compass/sample/pdf/numerical.pdf College Algebra ◦ http://www.act.org/compass/sample/pdf/geometry.pdf Math Review by Topic ◦ http://shoreline.edu/math/Math_Review_and_Practice.htm Math Handout Sheets ◦ http://www.shoreline.edu/math/handouts.html
Appointments will be made available by 3:30 p.m. for the following work day. Go to the IP website at www.shoreline.edu/international Go to ―current students‖ (from the top menu) Go to ―appointment scheduling‖ (from menu on right) You can access an advisor’s online appointment calendar Follow the instructions that are provided.How To Schedule an Appointment
Advising Assistance Walk-in advising (10 minute quick questions) Appointments – ½ hour Department FacultyAND eNews Facebook
Monday, Tuesday Thursday ◦ 10:30 – 12:00 ◦ 2:00 –3:30 ◦ Extended walk-in Wednesday & Friday ◦ By appointment only Plan, plan, plan!!!Come to walk-in Advising!
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