IDEAS SERIES: Transfer 101 for Advisors. Gina Bedoya Transfer/Career Counselor Counseling & Career Services (732) 906-2546 Edison Hall 100. GOALS FOR TODAY’S SESSION. Provide Academic Advisors with: a general overview of transfer process answers to common transfer questions and issues
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IDEAS SERIES:Transfer 101 for Advisors Gina Bedoya Transfer/Career Counselor Counseling & Career Services (732) 906-2546 Edison Hall 100
GOALS FOR TODAY’S SESSION Provide Academic Advisors with: • a general overview of transfer process • answers to common transfer questions and issues • specific transfer information for top 4 transfer schools • Rutgers • Kean • Montclair • NJIT • an opportunity for Q&A
GENERAL TRANSFER INFORMATION • What is the transfer process for students? • Identifying major to acceptance notification • Please refer to “Your Transfer Made Painless” handout • Admissions decisions: • Based on student’s transcript up to last semester completed before applying • Acceptance is contingent upon receipt of final transcripts • There is no one policy- Transfer policies vary by colleges and majors and often change.
GENERAL TRANSFER INFORMATION • 4-yr colleges reserve the right to change academic policies affecting transfer at any time. • Free electives are important • Satisfy BA/BS requirements • Our Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Science transfer very well. • Forensic Science requires Science Transfer Chemistry • Comparing Associate & Baccalaureate Degree Progs. – Refer to handout
GPA Requirements: 3.2 (RC, LC, DC) 2.5 University College • Transfer Student: H.S. graduate & completed at least 12 creds. before entering RU. • SAT’S are not required in this case.
RUTGERS • Must have Algebra 2 (MAT014) proficiency • MAT 123/124 or higher – best for day divisions: Rutgers College, Livingston College, & Douglass College • Foreign Language: do not repeat same language & level at MCC studied in HS. • RU wants new learning experience • If taking same language as in HS, start at intermediate level at MCC or take different language • Psychology Major: Pre-calc. required
RUTGERS • PED does not transfer. • Satisfies MCC graduation requirements • It’s only 1 credit • Business majors may consider golf! • Distinctions between colleges of RU • Douglass, Livingston, Rutgers, University, & Cook Colleges
RUTGERS • DOUGLASS COLLEGE • Women’s college • Requires 6 creds. related to experience of women. • MCC courses: History of Women, Psych. of Women, & Marriage and Family satisfy this requirement. • ENG 125 satisfies second English writing course for Gen. Ed. Requirements. • Courses satisfying SS & HUM Gen. Ed. Req’s. can be from different disciplines.
RUTGERS • LIVINGSTON COLLEGE • Emphasis in Core Distribution Requirements is on breadth of knowledge = MCC courses used to satisfy Humanities & Social Sciences should be from different departments • Ex.: if student takes PSY 123, second SS Elec. should be a SOC or POS.
RUTGERS • RUTGERS COLLEGE • Emphasis on Core Requirements is on depth of knowledge: • Wants 2 courses from same discipline for Natural Science, Social Science, & Humanities requirements. • Ex.: If choose BIO 105, second science should be BIO • If SOC 121, second SS Elec. should be SOC • If PHI 121, second HUM Elec. should be PHI • Students must complete a minor.
RUTGERS • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE • Admits transfer students if applicant’s cum. gpa for a minimum of 24 creds. = 2.5 or higher. • Applicants who have completed the Associate Degree with minimum gpa of 2.0 are automatically admitted. • Core Requirements: encourages courses from different disciplines - can take max. 2 courses from same discipline to satisfy the 9 cred. requirement in each: HUM, SS, Math & Natural Science.
RUTGERS • COOK COLLEGE • For students interested in the sciences • Students who choose a non-science major (Communication, Journalism), must complete a minor or cert. prog. offered by Cook (Animal Science, Entomology). • Core Requirements: • Life & Physical Sciences (7-13 creds.) • Life Sciences: (choose one pair) BIO 117+118 or BIO 123+124 AND • Physical Sciences: (choose one) CHM 117, CHM 123, 124; PHY 101, 115, 121, 131; SCI 155, 157 • Courses used to satisfy other HUM & SS requirements can be from different disciplines.
RU Business School New Brunswick • Admits in the fall term only. • Concentrations: Management, Finance, Accounting, MIS, or Marketing • Liberal Arts – Business works best. • Students must first be admitted to DC, LC, RC, or UC before applying to Business School. • Prerequisites for admission: • Competitive admission requiring 3.2 gpa or higher. • At least 54 college credits • MAT 131, MAT 285, ACC 101 & 102, ECO 201 & 202, and CSC 106 – all with C or better
RU School of Management Newark • Concentrations in: Accounting, Finance, Management, or Marketing • Business Law II (BUS 202)-required of ACC majors for graduation (a BN Business Elec.) • Liberal Arts-Business or Business Admin. may transfer. • Prerequisites for admission: • At least 56 college credits • MAT 129, ACC 101 & 102, ECO 201 & 202, and MAT 124-all with C or better.
KEAN UNIVERSITY • MCC – Kean’s #1 feeder school • Requires at least 2.0 gpa • Average gpa of transfer: approx. 2.6 • Transfer students – required to have 15 college credits for admission consideration • If transferring with 30+ credits, SAT’s not required.
KEAN UNIVERSITY • Elementary Education: • 2.75 cum. gpa is state requirement for all levels • Grade of B or higher required in: SPE 121, ENG 121, ENG 212, HIS 221, both MAT courses, BIO xxx, PSY 226, & EDU 280 • Early Childhood: • Grade of C or better required in: SPE 121, ENG 121, MAT xxx, BIO xxx, & EDU 280.
KEAN UNIVERSITY • Teacher Cert.- requires completion of one 4 cred. BIO course – choose BIO 105,106, 117, or 123. • Second science should be non-Bio & may be 3 or 4 creds. • Education Practitioner works very well because of free elective space.
Transfer Student Requirements: • 2.5 GPA + 15 credits of college level work • ENG 121 completed with C or higher • Average accepted transfer student has 2.75 or higher GPA w/ min. of 2 semesters of strong academic work. • If student has completed 24 college creds.,SAT’s & high school trans. not required.
Offers Business Administration w/ concentrations in: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Int’l. Business, Mgmt., MIS, Mktg., Quantitative Methods, & Retail Merchandising & Mgmt. • Transfer Agreement: Associate Degree completed in either Bus. Admin. or LA-Bus. with 3.0 GPA.
School of Business Admission Requirements: • MAT 131, either ECO 201 or 202, and both ENG 121 & 122. • Teacher Education – 2.75 cum. gpa • Admission as fully accepted candidate based on completion of Assoc. Degree at MCC and: SPE 121, PSY 123, PSY 226, EDU 280, & EDU 121 with C or better.
Teacher Education (cont.) • Completion of 9 credits of courses within the major • MCC’s Liberal Arts – Education or General option is best for transfer.
Transfer student requirements: • At least 15 college credits including ENG 121, a Math class (Pre-calculus is required of most majors). • At least a 2.5 cumulative gpa • If less than 30 college credits, HS transcript required
Transfer Agreement: • MCC graduates with 2.0 gpa are guaranteed admission in the following: MCCNJIT A.S. Computer Science. B.A. Computer Science A.S. Engineering Science B.S. Engineering Science A.S. Computer Science B.S. Information Systems A.S. Computer Science B.S. Computer Science A.S. Business Administration B.S. Management • MCC’s AAS & B.S.E.T Agreement (handout)
What: 37th Annual MCC Transfer Information Fair When: Nov. 1st through Nov. 4th Where: Edison Hall Lobby Over 60 Colleges and Universities Mark your calendar. See you there!