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Transfer Basics
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 Review
systems of higher education
 Outline
steps to transfer
 Review
transfer requirements
 Introduce
UTC services and programs
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Many students choose to
complete their first 2 years
towards their bachelor’s degree
at a community college and
then transfer to a 4-year
university.
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The more education you have, typically, the more
income you’ll earn.
High School
Diploma
$34,109

Associate
Degree
$40,959
Bachelor’s
Degree
$55,621
Advanced
Degree
$67,830
Many careers require a minimum of a bachelor’s
degree.

Earning a bachelor’s degree will allow you to
become more competitive in the job market.
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Benefits of Transferring…

Smaller class sizes

Tuition is a lot cheaper

Guaranteed or priority admission to numerous universities/colleges

Transfer as a junior
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Distinguished faculty with professional expertise and dedication to
teaching
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Financial assistance and support services

Freedom to explore numerous majors and/or career options
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College Cost Comparison
University
Tuition Costs
CSU Bakersfield
$6,709
Cal Poly, SLO
$8,043
CSU Fresno
$6,228
UC Santa Barbara
$13,660
UC Los Angeles
$14,010
UC San Diego
$14,373
Stanford University
$42,690
USC
$45,602
Allan Hancock
College
$1,104
Estimated costs for 2012-2013 academic year
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California State University—CSU (Cal Poly, Fresno
State)
○ BA/BS, MA/MS - 23 campuses

University of California—UC (UCSB, UCLA, UCSD)
○ BA/BS, MA/MS, Doctorate - 10 campuses

Private/Independent Universities—(USC, Stanford)
 BA/BS, MA/MS, Doctorate – 100+ campuses
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California State University (CSU): application
oriented approach to learning, least expensive
of the 4-year university systems

University of California (UC): research /
theory oriented
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Private/Independent Universities: varied
emphasis
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Take personal development courses:
 PD 101 – Success in College
 PD 100 – Personal and Career Exploration
 PD 115 – Career Planning
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Attend Counseling Workshops:
 How to Choose a Major

Visit the Career/Job Placement Center
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Things to Consider
 Size
 Cost
 Location
 Major (program)
offered
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Comparison Shop
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Visit Campuses
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School
General
Education
Major
Units
Min. GPA
CSU
CSU or
IGETC
www.assist.org
60
2.0
UC
IGETC
www.assist.org
60
2.4
Campus
specific- see
catalog
Campus
specific- see
catalog (2460 typically)
Campus
Specific –
see catalog
Some accept
Independent
CSU &/or
/ Private
IGETC
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37-39 units = CSU/IGETC GE Pattern
12-18 units = Lower-Division Major classes
3-11 units = Elective classes
--------------------------------60 units = Total needed
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Meet with a counselor to create a Student
Education Plan (SEP)
 Schedule an appointment, not a drop-in
 Create a semester by semester plan
 Check back with the counselor each semester for
changes in requirements or timelines.
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Lower division vs. upper division
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AA/AS/AA-T/AS-T degree vs. transfer requirements
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IGETC/ CSU GE advisement
 Major preparation vs. General Education
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Transferable Courses
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CSU/ IGETC Certification Process
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Filling Deadlines
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College MUST be your number one
priority!
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Complete English and Math early
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Apply for admissions on time
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Apply for financial aid and scholarships
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Ask for help when you need it
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University Transfer Center Workshops
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University Tours to 4-year universities
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Representative Visits from 4-year universities
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Transfer Day
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Try Teaching! Symposium
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Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
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Transfer Library and Resources
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