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Academic Planning for Prospective Transfer Students. University of Maryland Pre-Transfer Advising Program 0110 Hornbake Library 301.405.9448 or 301.405.9449 transferadvising@umd.edu. Academic Planning Steps.

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Academic planning for prospective transfer students

Academic Planning forProspective Transfer Students

University of Maryland

Pre-Transfer Advising Program

0110 Hornbake Library

301.405.9448 or 301.405.9449

transferadvising@umd.edu


Academic planning steps
Academic Planning Steps

  • Step One: Find the University of Maryland equivalents to your current and completed courses using the Transfer Credit Center.

  • Step Two: Download the degree requirements and academic plans for your intended UM major.

  • Step Three: Identify your remaining general education (CORE) and major requirements.

  • Step Four: Review the academic plans and undergraduate catalog for course sequences and prerequisites.

  • Step Five: Create an academic plan that outlines your remaining courses in a semester-by-semester format.

  • Step Six: Submit your academic plan for review to transferadvising@umd.edu .


Step one
Step One

  • Find the equivalents to your transfer coursework using the Transfer Credit Center database

    • http://www.tce.umd.edu/tclookup.html


Academic planning for prospective transfer students

Diversity Requirement

Electives/Other Requirement

Start & End Dates for Course Acceptance

CORE Category

Important Footnotes

Courses at your institution

Course title at your institution

UM Course Equivalents

Acceptability


Step two
Step Two

  • Download the degree requirements and academic plan for your intended major.

    • Majors http://www.admissions.umd.edu/admissions/academics/majors.asp

    • Academic Plans http://www.4yearplans.umd.edu


Step three
Step Three

  • Identify your remaining general education (CORE) and major requirements.

    • General Education requirements (CORE) http://www.ugst.umd.edu/CORE

    • Majors http://www.admissions.umd.edu/admissions/academics/majors.asp


Step four
Step Four

  • Review the academic plans for course sequences and prerequisites.

    • Course descriptions (prerequisite/corequisite information)

      • Undergraduate Catalog http://www.umd.edu/catalog

      • Schedule of Classes http://www.testudo.umd.edu/ScheduleOfClasses.html


Step five
Step Five

  • Create an academic plan that outlines your remaining courses in a semester-by-semester format.

    • Majors http://www.admissions.umd.edu/admissions/academics/majors.asp

    • Academic Plans http://www.4yearplans.umd.edu


Step six
Step Six

  • Submit your academic plan for review to transferadvising@umd.edu

    • A blank academic template is available at http://www.transferadvising.umd.edu/services.html

    • In your first semester at the University of Maryland, you will create an official plan with the assistance of your advisor



Student a
Student A

  • Prince George’s Community College student

  • Completed 35 credits

  • Interested in Biological Sciences

  • Transferring in Fall 2009


2 year plan biological sciences general biology

First Semester

BSCI106

CHEM131/132

MATH130

ENGL101

UNIV100

Third Semester

BSCI207

CHEM241/242

CORE

CORE

CORE

Second Semester

BSCI105

CHEM231/232

MATH131

CORE

Fourth Semester

BSCI222

CHEM271/272

CORE

CORE

2 Year Plan (Biological Sciences: General Biology)

Academic Plans are available at http://www.4yearplans.umd.edu




Student b
Student B

  • Montgomery College student

  • Completed 55 credits

  • Interested in English

  • Transferring in Fall 2009


2 year plan english

First Semester

MATH 110/111/113/115/140/220/STAT 100

ENGL 101 (A/H/U/S or X)

UNIV 100 or 101

Language Requirement (#1)

CORE (e.g. SH or SB)

Third Semester

CORE (e.g. Non Lab – LS/PS/MS)

CORE (e.g. SH or second SB)

Language Requirement (#3)

ENGL 2xx-3xx (Literary, Linguistic, or Rhetorical Analysis)

ENGL 301

Second Semester

CORE (e.g. Lab - LL or PL)

CORE (e.g. HO)

CORE (e.g. HA)

Language Requirement (#2)

ENGL 2xx-3xx (Literary and Cultural History) (CORE HL)

Fourth Semester

CORE (e.g. Non Lab – LS/PS)

CORE (e.g. SH or second SB)

CORE (e.g. Diversity)

ENGL 2xx-3xx (Literature of African Americans, peoples of color, women, or LGBT)

ENGL 3xx-4xx (emphasis/elective)

2 Year Plan (English)

Academic Plans are available at http://www.4yearplans.umd.edu


Student b general education requirements
Student B: General Education Requirements