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Group Advisement Session. www.saddleback.edu. Today’s Goals:. General Education and Major courses Educational Opportunities Assessment Results Picking your courses for the upcoming semester Creating an Educational Plan (MAP) Having your MAP signed!!. Do You Know Your Assessment Results?.

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Group Advisement Session

www.saddleback.edu

today s goals
Today’s Goals:
  • General Education and Major courses
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Assessment Results
  • Picking your courses for the upcoming semester
  • Creating an Educational Plan (MAP)
  • Having your MAP signed!!
do you know your assessment results
Do You Know Your Assessment Results?
  • How to use your assessment & placement results when selecting your classes?
  • How to read your assessment results?
assessment results and course placement
Assessment Results and Course Placement
  • Online Orientation
  • Math Grid
  • Reading Grid
  • English Grid
english math placement
English & Math Placement
  • Page 6 in your student handbook
  • Reading Course Sequence
  • English Course Sequence
  • Math Course Sequence
reading course sequence
Reading Course Sequence

Back to assessment results

english composition course sequence
English Composition Course Sequence

Back to assessment results

mathematics course sequence
Mathematics Course Sequence

Back to assessment results

what if i disagree with my placement
What If I Disagree With My Placement?
  • English:
    • Bring your AP Lit/Comp or Lang/Comp exam results with a score of 3 or higher to Matriculation.
    • Take the Writing Sample Appeal in Matriculation.
    • Retest after a 1 year period.
  • Math:
    • Bring your AP Calculus AB or BC exam results with a score of 3 or higher to Matriculation.
    • Bring in your high school transcripts and fill out the High School Math Challenge form.
    • Retest after a 3 month period or take a different level test.
great classes to take your first semester that will help you be a better prepared college student
Great classes to take your first semesterthat will help you be a better prepared college student
  • Applied Psychology 140
    • Educational and Vocational Planning
  • Applied Psychology 160
    • Career and Vocational Exploration
  • Applied Psychology 161
    • Learning and Study Techniques
sample full time student course load
Sample Full Time Student Course Load
  • One or Two Basic Skills Courses
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Math
  • One or Two GE Courses
  • An Introductory Course in a Major

BALANCEYOUR COURSES BETWEEN BASIC SKILLS,GE, AND MAJOR PREPARATION

courses freshmen take
Courses Freshmen Take
  • Anthropology 1 or 2
  • Art 4 or 20
  • Biology 20
  • CTVR 3 or FA 27
  • Environmental Studies 23
  • Geography 1, 2, or 3
  • History 4, 5, 16, 17, or 22
  • Horticulture 20
  • Humanities 1, 2, or 3
  • Marine Science 20
  • Music 20, 27, or 28
  • Philosophy 1 or 10
  • Political Science 1
  • Sociology 1 or 15
tools for selecting courses
Tools For Selecting Courses
  • Schedule of Classes (Online)
    • Registration Info
  • Student Handbook
    • Quick Reference
  • College Catalog
    • Course Descriptions
    • Information on Majors
map my academic plan
MAP (My Academic Plan)
  • MAP or My Academic Plan is a computerized academic planning program that allows you to develop a complete semester by semester academic plan for your specific educational goal
  • MAP can be used individually or with a counselor. With MAP you will be able to identify and select courses that are required to complete a certificate, Associate Degree or transfer to a University of California or California State University campus
tips that lead to success
Tips That Lead To Success
  • Attend all classes
  • Take advantage of campus resources
  • See a counselor Every semester
  • Use your student email account
    • OR forward your student e-mail to another account
drop it drop it drop it
DROP IT! DROP IT! DROP IT!
  • DROP THE CLASS!
  • IF YOU STOP ATTENDING A COURSE,
  • DROP THE COURSE
  • IMMEDIATELY!!!!
  • New time frame to drop!
  • New rule on 3 repeats!
counselors are here to help
Counselors Are Here To Help!

A Tip For Success!

Make a 30 Minute

Counseling Appointment

Each Semester

what is your major
What is your Major?
  • What are you interested in studying?
  • What subjects do you want to learn more about?
  • Undecided? Psychology? Business?
  • It is important to decide on a major within the first two years
    • You will be taking courses within that major
what is your educational goal previously academic objective
What is your Educational Goal?(Previously Academic Objective)
  • Is your goal to get a Certificate?
  • Do you want to get an Associate’s Degree?
  • Are you interested in Transferring to get a Bachelor’s Degree?
    • California State University
    • University of California
    • Private/Independent/Out of State College or University
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What Does Saddleback College Offer?

  • At Saddleback College, we offer 166 different majors where you can get :
    • One semester- Occupational Skills Award
    • 1-year certificate
    • 2-year associate degree
  • Many can prepare you for further college education and

And

All can prepare you for employment

occupational certificates
Occupational Certificates
  • Certificate: Focuses on specific skills necessary for employment
    • Helpful in obtaining and/or upgrading employment
  • Courses: Major courses only
  • Page 17 in your student handbook
  • Page 45 & 46 of your catalog
  • Time to complete: Varies
associate degrees
Associate Degrees
  • Page 18 of student handbook
  • 60 units required
  • Courses: General Education and Major courses
  • Courses numbered 1-299 count towards an Associate degree at Saddleback College
course numbering
Course Numbering
  • 1 – 299 Saddleback College
  • 1 – 199 California State Universities
  • 1 – 99 University of California

MATH 124 ART 25

CHEM 210 APSY 140

transfer bachelor s degree
Transfer: Bachelor’s Degree

Lower Division Course Work

Freshman

Sophomore

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Upper Division Course Work

Junior

Senior

4-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

A Minimum of 120 units is required for most Bachelor’s Degrees. 60 units from SC + 60 units from the university.

transfer bachelor s degree1
Transfer: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Complete your Lower Division courses at Saddleback
    • Courses: General Education and Major
  • What institution are you interested in transferring to?
    • California State University?
    • University of California?
    • Private/Independent/Out of State College or University?
california state university
California State University
  • 23 campuses
    • Page 20,21 & 24 in the Student Handbook
  • 60 units
  • Courses: General Education and Major
    • General Education: “Green Sheet”
    • Page 24 in the Student Handbook
  • Courses numbered 1-199 transfer to CSU
  • For more information on Major courses
    • Saddleback Catalog
    • www.ASSIST.org
california state university campuses
California State University Campuses
  • Bakersfield
  • Chico
  • Channel Islands
  • Dominguez Hills
  • Fresno
  • Fullerton
  • Hayward
  • Humboldt
  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Maritime Academy
  • Monterey Bay
  • Northridge
  • Pomona
  • Sacramento
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose
  • San Marcos
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Sonoma
  • Stanislaus
university of california
University of California
  • 10 Campuses
    • Page 20,22 & 25 in the Student Handbook
  • 60 units
  • Courses: General Education and Major
    • General Education: “Blue Sheet”
    • Page 25 in the Student Handbook
  • Courses numbered 1-99 are UC transferable
  • For more information on Major courses:
    • Saddleback Catalog
    • www.ASSIST.org
university of california campuses
University of California Campuses
  • UC, Berkeley
  • UC, Davis
  • UC, Irvine
  • UCLA
  • UC, Merced
  • UC, Riverside
  • UC, San Diego
  • UC, San Francisco
  • UC, Santa Barbara
  • UC, Santa Cruz
private out of state universities
Private/Out of State Universities
  • Contact the school(s) of your choice ASAP!
  • Some schools let you transfer with 24-30 units
  • For more information on private colleges Visit: www.aiccu.edu
  • For more information on major courses:
    • Saddleback Catalog
    • Catalog of the school you are interested in
general education
General Education
  • Associate Degree – RED
    • Page 18 in the Student Handbook
  • Cal State University – GREEN
    • Page 24 in the Student Handbook
  • University of California – BLUE
    • Page 25 in the Student Handbook
major courses preparation
Major Courses & Preparation
  • Saddleback Catalog
  • www.ASSIST.org
  • UC and CSU Admissions Officers TIP: The two most important things you can do to increase your chances of being accepted, especially into selective majors are:1. Having the highest possible GPA.2. Completing ALL major preparation courses.
majors are college dependent
Majors are College Dependent!
  • ACCT 1A
  • ACCT 1B
  • ECON 2
  • ECON 4
  • MATH 9
  • MATH 10
  • BUS 1

Chico StateBusiness Major Prep

San Diego StateBusiness Major Prep

  • ACCT 1A
  • ACCT 1B
  • ECON 2
  • ECON 4
  • CIM 1 or 10
  • BUS 14
  • BUS 104
  • MATH 3A or 11
  • MATH 10
how many units should i take
How Many Units Should I Take?
  • Take into account other obligations: work, family, relationships, recreation and sleep.
  • Full time = 12 units +
  • Part time = 11 units -
  • General Guidelines:

WorkingUnits

    • 40 3-6
    • 20 6-12
    • 10 or less 12-19
online orientation
Online Orientation

You must complete all 6 sections and answer the 10 questions embedded throughout the Online Orientation.

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