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Transition to Credit. Higher Education Week SEVEN. Mt. SAC GE Sheets, Credit Application. Agenda. Ice Breaker Transition to Credit Reminder: Student Services Presentation next class. Ice Breaker. Roles in Groups Need volunteers to play: Ricardo Chen Lily Marcus Doug Sally.

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Transition to credit

Transition to Credit

Higher Education


Mt. SAC GE Sheets, Credit Application


  • Ice Breaker

  • Transition to Credit

  • Reminder: Student Services Presentation next class

Ice breaker
Ice Breaker

  • Roles in Groups

    • Need volunteers to play:

      • Ricardo

      • Chen

      • Lily

      • Marcus

      • Doug

      • Sally

Workbook – page 50

Roles in group answers
Roles in Group (Answers)

  • Ricardo – Dominator

  • Chen – Information-Seeker

  • Lily – Procedural-Technician

  • Marcus – Encourager

  • Doug – Compromiser

  • Sally – Initiator

Workbook – page 50

Mt san antonio college

Mt. San Antonio College

New Student Orientation

Facilitator: Michael Ngo, MS


Workbook – page 67


  • What exactly is Matriculation?


  • Partnership between the college and the student

  • Enhances student access to the California Community Colleges

  • Promotes and sustains the efforts of credit students to be successful in their

    educational endeavors.

Student s rights responsibilities

Your Rights:

Challenge or appeal any prerequisite or requirements that you believe unfair

To file a complaint of unlawful discrimination if the matriculation procedure is being applied in a discriminatory manner

Student’s Rights & Responsibilities


  • Provide HS/College Transcripts

  • Express educational goal upon admission

  • Declare major

  • Attend classes, complete coursework and progress toward your educational goal

Registration overview process
Registration Overview & Process

  • Admission Application

    • Submit High School and/or College Transcripts

  • Assessment

    • English, Math, & Reading Placement

  • Orientation


  • Counseling/Advisement

    • Counselors & Educational Advisors.

  • Registration

    • Online

  • Fees

    • Remember important deadlines

  • Understanding your placement
    Understanding Your Placement

    • English Placement

      • Assessment of Written English (AWE)

    • Reading Placement

      • Degrees of Reading Power (DRP)

    • Math Placement

      • (4 different tests)

    Appointment is required to take the placement. Each test may be taken every three months. Test scores are valid for a two-year period. A valid photo ID is required to take ALL tests and to obtain test results.

    Assessment of written english



    AMLA 41W

    LERN 81

    AMLA 42W

    English 67

    English 68

    AMLA 43W

    English 1A*

    Assessment of Written English

    If you placed into AMLA, it is highly recommended to take the AMLA Reading & Speaking Courses

    * English 1A is required for AS/AA & Transfer

    Workbook – page 67

    Degree of reading power
    Degree of Reading Power

    *Compass is a reading placement for non-native speakers

    **Required. Must take and complete for any Associate Degrees.

    ***Exempt from Reading Competency, if initial placement in Read 100.

    Workbook – page 67

    Compass esl reading
    COMPASS / ESL Reading

    *Required. Must take and complete for any Associate Degrees.

    Workbook – page 67

    Mathematics diagnostic testing project mdtp 4 types

    Math Placement

    LERN 48

    LERN 49

    Math 50

    Math 51 or (51A & 51B)

    Math 71 or (71A & 71B)

    AA/AS Degree

    Transferable level Math


    Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP) – 4 types

    Workbook – page 67


    “Certificates are designed to develop or enhance vocational proficiency…”

    • Major/Core courses only

    • No General Education (must meet prerequisites)

    • 1 semester – 2.5 years

    Workbook – page 67

    Associate in science
    Associate in Science

    • 60 associate degree appropriate units minimum

    • Major courses

    • General Education (Area A – E)

    • Math Competency (Math 71)

    • Physical Well-Being

    • Reading Competency

    • 2 – 3 years (based on full-time load)

    • After completion of occupational program, student is geared toward the working field.

    Workbook – page 67

    Associate in arts degrees
    Associate in Arts Degrees

    Liberal Arts and Sciences with area of emphasis in one of the following:

    • Business

    • Communication

    • Fine Arts

    • Humanities

    • Information Technology

    • Kinesiology and Wellness

    • Language Arts

    • Mathematics

    • Music

    • Natural Sciences

    • Social & Behavioral Sciences

    Workbook – page 67

    Transfer to university
    Transfer to University

    • California State University General Education

    • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) – not for all majors

      Universities with “Impacted Major”,

      consult with Counselor/Advisor for additional requirements

      (If you plan to transfer to a private university,

      it is recommended to consult with the university)

    Calculating your g p a
    Calculating Your G.P.A.

    POINT SCALE: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0

    31 points divided by 14 units = 2.43 G.P.A.

    Academic progress probation
    Academic & Progress Probation

    Academic Probation:

    • Attempted 12 units

    • Cumulated below a 2.0 GPA

      Progress Probation:

    • Attempted 12 units

    • Cumulated more than 50% of all units which the student have earned “W”, “I” and “NP”.

    • Probation 1: occurs at the end of the first semester

    • Probation 2: occurs at the end of the second consecutive semester

    • Probation 3: occurs after the third consecutive semester

    • Dismissal

    Workbook – page 67

    Time management

    Simple Rule:

    For every one hour of classroom time, allow two hours for H/W, study time, & other assignments

    Time Management

    A 3-unit class:

    3 hours of classroom time

    + 6 hours of H/W & Assignments

    9 hours total time

    Full-time load = 12 units or 36 total hours

    Workbook – page 67

    Terms to Know

    • Prerequisite:– A class or test – required before enrolling in a certain course.

    • Advisory:– Recommended before enrolling in a certain course

    • Co-requisite:– A class which must be taken concurrently with another course

    • Pre-collegiate basic skills: Refresher courses in reading, writing, and computation. Do not count towards graduation from Mt. Sac, or transferring to an university

    • Degree Appropriate: Courses applied to Associate degree (AA/AS degree applicable courses).

    How to register for credit classes
    How to Register for Credit Classes

    Go to myportal mtsac edu
    Go to:

    Enter your user name from the letter you received and the Mt. SAC Temporary Portal Code

    Enter the crn
    Enter the CRN

    Enter Course



    First day of school

    What to expect first day

    of School:



    Long lines

    First Day of School

    Things to remember!

    • Be Positive & have a good attitude.

    • Arrive Early

    • Ask for HELP!

    Cost spring 2011 semester
    Cost – Spring 2011 Semester

    • Enrollment Fee: $26 per unit (May change)

      • Required of all students except those qualifying for BOGW Fee Waiver

      • International Student Fees: $214 per unit (plus $26 per unit)

      • Out-of-State Student Fees: $214 per unit (plus $26 per unit)

    • Parking: $40 or $20 w/BOGW Fee Waiver

    • Student Activities Fee: $11

    • Health: $17 or $ 12 w/BOGW Fee Waiver

    • Materials Fee: varies

      • Fee is noted under the class listing at the end of the course description

    Registration policy
    Registration Policy

    • Repeat Policy

      • See Mt. Sac Catalog

    • Unit load – maximum 18 units per semester

      • Over 18 units – See Mt. Sac Catalog

    • Catalog Rights

    • Forgiveness of Grades

      • See Mt. Sac Catalog

    • Mt. SAC Catalog available on the Mt. SAC’s website

    Resources student services

    Disabled Student Programs & Services

    Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

    Financial Aid & Veterans’ Affairs

    Health Services (67)

    Learning Assistance (6)

    Re-Entry Center

    Student Life (9C)

    Vice President Office

    Resources: Student Services

    • Admissions & Records

    • Assessment Center

    • Associated Students

    • Bridge Program

    • Bursar’s Office/Photo ID (9A)

    • Career Placement

    • Counseling/Advising Department

    Other items
    Other items…

    • Mid Point Evaluation

    • Journal Entry