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Welcome College for a Weekend. Center for Academic Support and Advising Services DeMoss Hall 2016. [email protected] What’s in your tool box for academic success?. Getting Started. Placement for English and Math –SAT/ACT scores * Computer Assessment (INFT)

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Welcome college for a weekend

Welcome College for a Weekend

Center for Academic Support and Advising Services

DeMoss Hall 2016. [email protected]


What s in your tool box for academic success

What’s in your tool box for academic success?


Getting started

Getting Started

  • Placement for English and Math –SAT/ACT scores *

  • Computer Assessment (INFT)

  • 12 credit hours/semester = full time student (18 max)

  • Degree Completion Plan


Sat act indicators

SAT/ACT Indicators

  • Math:SATACT

    less45018Math100

    450+ 19Math 110

  • Math 115 or higher must take and pass on-line

    assessment with minimum score 23 (part I) and 15 (part II) OR have a 500 or better on SAT; 20+ on ACT Math.

  • English:SATACT

    less 47519English 100*

    475+20 English 101

    * needs to take CLST 101 (College Learning Strategies)

  • Academic Opportunity Program available for those who score lower than SAT 460/ACT 17(Reading and English) and a high school GPA below a 2.75.


Picking a major

Picking a Major

  • Over 56 Majors/46 Minors

  • Most majors are 120-123 hours

  • Career Direct Test: helps identify strengths and interests.

  • Talk to professional advisor and faculty in your area of interest.


Choosing classes

Sample Schedule:

FRSM 101 (0)

GNED 101 (1)

Evan 101 (2)

English 101 (3)

Math 110 (3)

BIBL 110/105 (3)

CJUS 200 (3)

=15 hours

Choosing Classes


A few planning tips

A Few Planning Tips

  • GNED 101 required for all incoming students

  • FRSM 101 required - unless transferring in more than 12 credit hours not including dual enrollment credit.

  • CLST must be taken if required and cannot be dropped

  • Work from appropriate Degree Completion Plan

  • Foundational studies in first 45 hours for any major

  • Check for prerequisite and sequencing

  • Meet with a professional advisor during your first semester.


College success 101

College Success 101

1. Make a plan.

“Failure to plan is a plan to fail”

2. Build an academic support system: professional advisor, mentor, study groups.

3. Go to class!


Where to go from here

Where to go from here?

  • Career Center: Career Direct & Internships Opportunities

    The Career Direct is a faith-based vocational assessment test that will help identify personality, interests & strengths. This is an excellent resource for deciding a major or choosing a career path.

  • Career Direct – 11 AM to 4 PM today in ILRC 2176 (computer lab) & Tomorrow – 9 AM to 1 PM in ILRC 2176

  • Career Direct Workshop – 3-3:30 today in Visitors Center and Tomorrow – 12-1 in Visitors Center

  • Seminar for Parents: 3:30-4pm TODAY “Dozen Tips for College Success” Visitor’s Center

  • Tomorrow: Transfer student workshop at 9:00 and 11:00 in the Visitor’s Center.


Where to go from here cont

Where to Go From Here? (cont.)

  • Great Resources: www.liberty.edu/casas

    AND

    www.liberty.edu/registration

  • Suggested course sequences for each major.


Transferring credits to liberty

Transferring Credits to Liberty

  • Send your transcripts

  • Classes must have a grade of “C” or higher to transfer into LU

  • Course Equivalents carry Liberty course numbers (i.e. ENGL 101 or GOVT 220)

  • Elective credits are identified by course discipline code (i.e. BIBL) and “1XX” for 100 level elective credit, and “2XX” for 200 level elective credit and so on

  • LU Course Catalogue and VCCS Transfer Guide


Thank you

Thank You!


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