SRJC Course Outlines

5/20/2024 3:09:15 PMCOUN 80 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  COUN 80Title:  UNDERSTANDING TRANSFER  
Full Title:  Understanding the Transfer Process
Last Reviewed:11/9/2020

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:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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 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.
(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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. 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.
2. Critically evaluate opportunities for transfer to public and private in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities.
3. Create effective educational plans relating to prioritized choices.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1.   Determine criteria to be considered in selecting a bachelor's degree program and establish
      individual priorities among those criteria.
2.   Research and utilize college and university web-based resources.
3.   Compare the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), independent
      and out-of-state segments of higher education in terms of costs, admissions processes,
      transfer requirements and policies.
4.   Conduct research to evaluate potential destination universities that match priority criteria.
5.   Define college terms such as articulation, matriculation, and lower-division.
6.   Access and utilize articulation information using the Articulation System Stimulating
      Interinstitutional Student Transfer (ASSIST) web site.
7.   Complete applications for admissions, financial aid and scholarships.
8.   Write a personal statement to accompany an application for a university or a scholarship.
9.   Prepare a long-term educational plan.
10. Identify nuanced information related to majors and career interests and how they may vary
      from one university to another.

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 and Resources on Websites
V.   Articulation and ASSIST
VI.  How to Choose a Major at a University
VII. California State University
    A. Transfer requirements
    B. CSU and Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) General
         Education patterns
    C.  Associate Degrees for Transfer
     D. Resources on the CalState website
    E. Application and admission process
VIII. University of California
    A. Transfer requirements
    B. IGETC pattern
    C. University of California website
    D. Application and admission process
    E. Personal Insight Questions
    F. Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
IX. Independent Universities
    A. Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
    B. General Education requirements
     C. Transfer requirements
    D. Application and admission process
X. Transfer to Out-of-State and International Institutions
    A. California Community College transfer agreements with Historically Black Colleges and
         Universities
    B. Transfer requirements
    C. Application and admission process            
XI.   Financial Aid, Scholarships, Housing and other Student Services at the University
XII.  Graduate and Professional Schools
XIII. Major and Career Resources as they relate to Transfer Universities

Assignments:
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1. Conduct online research to determine list of potential transfer universities. (Ungraded)
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 and/or final exam

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%
Midterm and/or final
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 and Materials:
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Instructor developed materials.

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