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The arizona course applicability system az cas overview for pvcc cas team

The Arizona Course Applicability System (AZ CAS): Overview for PVCC CAS Team

http://www.public.asu.edu/cas

Amy V. Fountain, Ph.D

CAS Transfer Analyst, State of Arizona

April 24, 2000


Preview

Preview

  • Overview of the System

  • How can AZ CAS be used in Advising?

  • What resources are available for you as part of AZ CAS?

  • Will your feedback matter?

  • Question and Answer


What do you need in order to use az cas

What do you need in order to use AZ CAS?

  • A connection to the WWW (via MAC or PC).

    • The faster the better!

  • A computer with at least 32 megs of RAM.

  • A browser that is java-enabled, and accepts cookies.

  • To use CAS, print the “Guided Tour” for yourself!


How does az cas work

How does AZ CAS work?

  • There are two software applications involved in creating AZ CAS: “CAS” and “DARwin”.

  • The data displayed in AZ CAS are maintained by the participating schools.

    • CEG information is maintained by the “target” school.

    • Degree audit and course bank information are maintained by the school that offers the programs or courses.


What are the functions of az cas for users

What are the functions of AZ CAS for users?

  • Course Equivalency Guide

  • Academic Programs

  • Course Information


Cas provides course equivalency information

CAS Provides Course Equivalency Information

  • Equivalencies can be viewed through the CEG

    • Login as a GUEST (or as a MEMBER).

    • Select “View Course Equivalency Guide”

    • The CEG in CAS is different from the paper CEG:


Equivalencies can be viewed via transfer audits

Equivalencies can be viewed via “Transfer Audits”

  • Create an AZ CAS account and login as a MEMBER

  • Enter some Courses into your record (use the “Course Bank” method!).

  • Request a Planning Guide

  • This method allows you to see all equivalencies for source institution(s) courses at ONE target institution.


Equivalency information availability in az cas

Equivalency information availability in AZ CAS:

  • Now:

    • For the academic years 1990-1991 through 1999-2000.

    • For transfer to ASU Main, ASU West, NAU and UA

    • For transfer from any Arizona Community College

  • Soon:

    • For courses taken in Fall 2000

      • All ASU Main and ASU West equivalencies will be available by MAY 1, 2000.

      • All NAU and UA equivalencies will be available no later than AUGUST 1, 2000.


Cas provides applicability information

CAS provides Applicability information

  • Applicability information is viewed by creating Planning Guides

    • Login as a MEMBER.

    • Enter some courses.

    • Select “Request Planning Guides”


Applicability information availability in az cas

Applicability information availability in AZ CAS:

  • Now

    • ASU (Main and West) programs for catalog years up to 1999-2000 are available.

  • Soon

    • Some ASU programs for catalog 2001 will be available.

    • MCCCD will be producing AGEC programs and transfer pathway programs.

    • NAU and UA are planning to provide General Education/Liberal Studies programs.

    • Pima College and Eastern Arizona College will be producing AGEC programs.


What are some key strategies for using az cas effectively

What are some key strategies for using AZ CAS effectively?

  • If you have lots of courses to look up from one prefix at source institution, and you want to know their equivalencies at one or more target schools:

    • Use the Course Equivalency Guide

  • If you have lots of courses to look up from lots of source institutions, in lots of prefixes, and you want to know their equivalencies at one target school:

    • Use the Transfer Audits (Planning Guides)

  • If you want to know about applicability of courses to a program:

    • Use the Planning Guides


What are some key strategies for using az cas effectively1

What are some key strategies for using AZ CAS effectively?

  • Use the weblinks in CAS

    • To University Transfer Guides

    • To Community College and University Catalogs

    • To the Arizona Transfer Articulation Support Systems site

  • Communicate with your PVCC CAS Team

    • Share information

    • Share strategies

    • Share suggestions and comments


How can you get help using az cas

How can you get help using AZ CAS?

  • Technical help

  • Help finding information in CAS

  • Where should you send your feedback about AZ CAS?


Will your feedback matter yes

Will your feedback Matter? YES!

  • The AZ CAS Project is part of a Development Partnership

  • Your feedback and suggestions are a crucial part of the ongoing development of the Course Applicability System, both in the State of Arizona, and Nationwide.


Review

Review

  • Overview of the System

  • How can AZ CAS be used in Advising?

  • What resources are available for you as part of AZ CAS?

  • Question and Answer


Contact information

Contact Information

Amy Fountain, Ph.D.

CAS Transfer Analyst, State of Arizona

Pima College District Offices

4905B E. Broadway B204,

Tucson AZ 85746

[email protected]: 520-206-4987 fax: 520-206-4788


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