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English 70 Math 12 Counseling Partnership. Outcomes for today. You will know about programs and degrees at LMC and how to transfer to a 4 year university You will understand the importance of having an Educational Plan

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English 70

Math 12

Counseling Partnership

Outcomes for today

  • You will know about programs and degrees at LMC and how to transfer to a 4 year university

  • You will understand the importance of having an Educational Plan

  • You will follow up and make a Counseling appointment if you have not already

  • You will know about LMC Resources

  • You will understand the connection between majors and careers

Los Medanos College

Los Medanos College

Where are the counseling offices located?

How many units do you need to be a full time student?

Which English/ Math class should you take next semester?

What are the 4 educational goal choices at LMC?

Educational Goals at Los Medanos College

  • College Skills Certificate

  • Certificate of Achievement

  • Associate Degree

  • Transfer to a CSU, UC, Private

    or Out of State College

College Skills Certificates

  • Available through various occupational programs

  • Examples: Business Computer Skills, Web Design

  • Less than 18 units of course work

  • Check with the Department for more information

Certificate of Achievement

  • A program of study in a vocational, technical or business field. Certificates prepare you for a specific occupation or area of employment.

  • Examples: Recording Arts, Auto Tech, Accounting

  • More than 18 units

  • Completion of Math, English and Computer Competency Req’s

  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.0

What is the minimum GPA to get an associate degree?

Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) is the first college degree you earn at LMC.

  • Requires the completion of 60 semester units including general education

  • 18 units or more in a specific major.

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

True or False: People with bachelor’s degrees always earn more money?

Career Technical (CTE) Programs

  • Programs include:

  • Nursing

  • Appliance Service

  • Automotive Technology

  • Welding Technology

  • Fire Academy

  • Process Technology (PTEC)

  • Electrical/Electronic Technology (EETEC)

  • Administration of Justice

  • Recording Arts

  • Consult LMC catalog for more information

How many units do students need to transfer?

What if you are transferring?

  • Usually complete the first two years of general education and major preparation with 60 transferable units at a community college.

  • Transfer as a Junior to a University

  • Follow CSUGE or IGETC class guides for General Ed requirements

  • Take Major Prep courses (www.assist.org)

  • Learn more at your counseling appointment!

  • Counseling 33: Transfer Planning

Educational Pyramid

California College System

Counselor Check-In:

Write down a question for me


Write down your dream career and what you would be doing in 5 years

What english class is required for an associate’s degree?

English Sequence

Name one math class that will allow you to transfer

Math Sequence

Math 25

Elementary Algebra

Math 12


No Pre-Req.

Math 4 or 7


Math 30

Intermediate Algebra

Associates requirement

Transfer Math

Math 34


Math 40


If you successfully completed Algebra 2 in High School you can begin at transfer level math.

What is an Educational Plan?

  • A visual guide of the courses needed to successfully reach your educational goal.

  • Visit a counselor to begin your educational planning!

Schedule of Classes

  • Listing of days, times and locations of the courses offered that semester

  • Final Exam Schedule

  • Printed every semester

LMC Catalog

  • Lists the courses required for each major to earn a certificate or degree. Also includes general education courses for transfer.

  • Includes college policies

  • Printed once per year

  • Catalog rights

How Do I Choose My Major?

  • Major should be related to career interests.

  • Majors do not necessarily lead to Careers.

  • National statistics vary but up to 50% of entering college students are undecided about education and career goals.

  • 50-70% will change their majors at least once (on average they will change majors 3 or more times before they graduate).

  • Coun. 32 Class, Career Center, Counseling Appt.

  • LMC Career Center Website

HOW do you make a counseling appointment?

Call or drop in to make an appointment

(925) 439-2181, extension 3334

Office location: CC3 Room 414 (Moving Soon to CC2)

Office Hours:9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday & Thursday9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Friday

We are here to support you to reach your Goals!

Visit the Counseling Center!

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