SRJC Course Outlines

6/19/2018 4:36:25 PMCOUN 80 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  COUN 80Title:  UNDERSTANDING TRANSFER  
Full Title:  Understanding the Transfer Process
Last Reviewed:9/22/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0Total Student Learning Hours: 0 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  GUID 80

Catalog Description:
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An introduction to the process of transfer from a community college to a university for the purposes of long-term educational planning. Students will evaluate and choose universities based on research about degrees offered, transfer requirements, the application process, housing, financial aid, scholarships and support services.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Recommended Eligibility for Engl 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introduction to the process of transfer from a community college to a university for the purpose of long term educational planning. Students will evaluate and choose universities based on research about degrees offered, transfer requirements, the application process, housing, financial aid, scholarships and support services.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Recommended Eligibility for Engl 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
A. Demonstrate a successful decision-making process that includes establishing values-based criteria, determining potential options, gathering information and arriving at a prioritized set of choices.
B. Identify the important elements of the higher education system and apply that  knowledge to their
own participation in that system.
C. Create effective plans relating to prioritized choices.

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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
     1. Determine criteria to be considered in selecting a bachelor's
        degree program and establish individual priorities among
        those criteria.
     2. Find and use printed and electronic sources of information
        about colleges and universities.
     3. Compare the UC (University of California), CSU (California State
        University) and independent segments of higher
        education in terms of costs, admissions processes, transfer
        requirements and policies.
     4. Conduct research to evaluate potential destination
        universities that match their priority criteria.
     5. Define college terms such as "articulation", "matriculation", and
        "lower-division".
     6. Access and synthesize articulation information using the
        ASSIST (Articulation System Stimulating Interinstitutional
        Student Transfer) web site.
     7. Complete applications for admissions, financial aid and
        scholarships.
     8. Write a personal statement to accompany an application for
        the UC system, an independent university or a scholarship.
     9. Prepare a long-term educational plan.
    10. Locate career information.  

Topics and Scope
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      I. Orientation to Transfer Center resources, activities and
        services
     II. Criteria to consider when choosing a university
     III. Overview of the California higher education system
     IV. University information available in directories, catalogs,
        computer programs, and on the internet
     V. Articulation and ASSIST
     VI. How to choose a major
     VII. The California State University
        A. Transfer requirements
        B. The CSU General Education pattern
        C.  AA-T and AS-T Majors
        D. The CSU Mentor web site
        E. The application/admission process
     VIII. The University of California
        A. Transfer requirements
        B. The IGETC (Intersegmental General Education Transfer
           Curriculum) pattern
        C. The University of California web site
        D. The application/admission process
        E. The personal statement
IX.  The independent sector
        A. AICCU (Association of Independent California Colleges
           and Universities)
        B. General Education at the independent schools
        C. Transfer requirements
        D. The application/admission process
X. Transfer to out-of-state and international institutions
XI. Transfer Admission (TAGs) Guarantee Agreements
XII. Financial aid, scholarships, housing and other student services
     at the university
XIII. Graduate and professional schools
XIV. Career information resources

Assignments:
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  1.  Use the resources in the Transfer Center and online to
     research and choose destination universities.
 2.  Compare and contrast at least three destination universities
     from more than one segment of higher education, using an
     instructor-provided format and present an oral report on one
     of them.
 3.  Complete an application for admission to a university OR write
     a personal statement required for the UC application or a
     scholarship application.
 4.  Determine eligibility for transfer by completing a long-term
     educational plan.
 5.  Midterm exam (at the discretion of the instructor)
 6.  Final exam (all instructors).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 35%
Application or personal statement
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 35%
Long-term educational plan
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 35%
Multiple choice, sentence completion;short essay;problem-solving
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 30%
Oral Report; Attendance and Participation


Representative Textbooks:
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Instructor developed materials.

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