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Freshman GROUP ADVISING. Fall 2012. University College. The ISET Major is part of University College ISET is the largest major at UNC. How you prepare for Group Advising. Gather forms View unofficial transcript on URSA Update ISET Checklist Meet with advisor - create a 4-year plan.

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Freshman group advising

FreshmanGROUP ADVISING

Fall 2012


University college

University College

  • The ISET Major is part of University College

  • ISET is the largest major at UNC


How you prepare for group advising

How you prepare for Group Advising

  • Gather forms

  • View unofficial transcript on URSA

  • Update ISET Checklist

  • Meet with advisor - create a 4-year plan


Where do you find the forms

Where do you find the forms?

  • Pick up the forms at:

    • The ISET Office (McKee 227) or

    • Print from the ISET website www.unco.edu/iset(Forms)

  • ISET course checklist

  • 4-year plan worksheet

  • Graduation Requirements Worksheet


Look at your unofficial transcript on ursa

Look at your Unofficial Transcript on URSA

  • Do you have the:

    • Correct major ? (minor if applicable)

    • Correct concentration ?

    • Elementary licensure ?

    • ESL endorsement ? (if applicable)


Do you have transfer credits

Do you have transfer credits?

  • These are listed by institution on your unofficial transcript

  • AP/IB credits

  • Contact Admissions {351-2881}

    if credits are not listed

  • Must have ‘C’ or higher for credits to transfer

  • Grades do not transfer


Spring registration dates

Spring Registration Dates

  • Registration date URSA  Student tab

    • Determine Your Date to Register

    • Check your URSA account for ‘Holds’

    • You will be unable to register with a ‘Hold’ on your account

    • Contact the appropriate office for questions regarding your specific ‘Hold’


Update your iset checklist

Update your ISET Checklist

  • Check the courses you completed according to your unofficial transcript (AP/IB) or transfer cr. if applicable)

  • Check the courses you are currently enrolled in


Update your iset graduation requirements

Update your ISET Graduation Requirements

  • Complete the ISET Graduation Requirements Form according to your unofficial transcript

    • ISET Graduation Requirements Form – www.unco.edu/iset -->

      Forms and resources  ISET Graduation Requirements Form

      For transfer credits put a ‘T’ for the semester you took the class


Update your 4 year plan

Update your 4-Year Plan

  • Include classes you plan to take next semester

  • Come prepared

  • Students with an updated checklist and

    4-year plan will receive priority in advising


Where are your classes located

Where are your classes located?

  • Carefullycheck the location of your classes

  • To ensure your classes are at UNC

    • Select Main Campus on URSA as Campus choice

    • DO NOT registerfor any class with:

      LOWR, LOV or COSP location

    • DIST = Extended Studies

      • {additional tuition cost}


Catalog

Catalog

  • http://unco.smartcatalogiq.com/2012-2013/Undergraduate-Catalog/Undergraduate-Programs/Bachelors-Degrees/Interdisciplinary-Studies-BA-Elementary-Teaching-Emphasis-ISET-with-Elementary-KGrade-6-Licensure.aspx

  • Course Descriptions

    • Select appropriate prefix and course number

    • Read course description

  • Check out course prerequisites

    • Be aware of GPA requirements


Course information

Course Information

  • Some courses have unique requirements

    • EX: Online WEB; Hybrid; Recitation; Lab

  • To find out specifics about courses:

  • Click on the CRN #

  • Look at the information in Notes

  • It is your responsibility to be informed about the classes you choose


Course information1

Course Information

  • In the Math concentration:

  • MATH 391spring only class

  • In the Language Arts concentration

  • FILM 120 requires also registering for

    FILM 121

    *PTEP program requires a ‘B’ or better in

    ENG 122 OR ENG 123


Science course information

Science Course Information

  • BIO 265, SCI 265, and ESCI 265

    • You must register for the Lecture(3-4 cr) ~AND ~

    • You must register for the Lab(0 cr)

      **Submit both CRN numbers at the same time


Esl information

ESL Information

  • TESL 101 required 0 cr. application

    • Packet is available on Blackboard

  • Take with MAS 100 or MAS 275

    • 1 full year of college level Spanish

      • Take the Online Spanish Assessment

      • http://www.unco.edu/hispstds/span_placement_exam.html

      • Additional Questions?

      • Contact [email protected]


You can take courses at a community college

You can take courses at acommunity college

  • See the Community College Guaranteed Transfer Agreement form

    • Located on the ISET website

    • www.unco.edu/ISET/forms

  • Request transcripts be sent to Admissions


  • Gpa is very important

    GPA is Very Important!

    • 2.75 cumulative GPA needed for many PTEP prerequisite courses

    • Junior year  3.0 cumulative GPA prerequisite for:

      • EDEL 445/446 Literacy Block

      • EDEL 450 Math and Social Studies Methods

      • EDEL 453/454 Student Teaching Block

      • To calculate your GPA  follow the directions on the GPA Prediction Worksheet


    Course repeat best way to raise your gpa

    Course RepeatBest way to raise your GPA

    • May be applied toward a course for which you want to improve your grade

    • Contact Financial Aid regarding guidelines

    • Course Repeat does affect COF Stipend

    • Information  www.unco.edu/registrar


    Where you can find ptep information

    Where you can find PTEPInformation

    • www.unco.edu/teach

    • Very important

    • Required forms are available here

    • Check often--frequently updated


    Edfe 110

    EDFE 110

    • Register for EDFE 110 (prerequisite for PTEP courses) after completing 15 cr.

    • 0 credit course with no scheduled meetings

    • Print Checklist from www.unco.edu/teachwebsite

      • Complete requirements by due date

        • See website above for deadline


    Are y ou on the listserv

    Are you on the Listserv?

    • Check the ISET website bullet for Listserv

    • Helpful information for ISET major

      • Important dates and deadlines

      • Speakers and events

      • Volunteer opportunities

      • Employment opportunities


    Do you know about the iset library

    Do you know about the ISET Library?

    • Please visit the ISET Resource Library

      • McKee 227 (ISET Office)

    • Useful, current texts on:

      • Literacy, classroom management, strategies, cognitive function, PRAXIS II, etc…

    • Easy check-out

    • Come see what is available


    Sign up for your group advising session

    Sign-up for yourGroup Advising Session

    • Everyone must sign-up for a Group Advising session:

      • Call the ISET Office: 351-2929

        • OR

  • Stop by the ISET Office : McKee 227


  • Final n otes

    Final Notes

    • You can make an individual appointment after you have attended Group Advising if you have more questions or need to discuss issues privately

    • No PIN numbers are given in individual appointments


    Iset advisors mckee 227 351 2929

    ISET Advisors McKee 227 351-2929

    • Pat Doherty

      • 351-1369

      • [email protected]

    • Jaime Donahue

      • 351-1602

      • [email protected]


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