Welcome to Santa Ana College

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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Welcome
to
Santa Ana College
http://www.sac.edu
Last updated
11/1/14
The Purpose of Orientation:
• Review of your Placement Test Scores
• Provide you with basic information
about SAC & Educational Planning
• Assist you with class selection and
on-line registration for your first
semester
Student Success & Support Program (3SP)
State Requirements:
1) Assessment/testing – Completed!
2) Orientation – Today
3) Abbreviated Ed. Plan – End of Presentation
4) Comprehensive Ed. Plan – Counseling Appt.
Note: Must be completed before 15 units or by 3rd semester,
and required to keep your priority registration!
Joe Student
X
1234567
1/1/15
X
Business
SAC Assessment Form
Test Results
English
Your Placement
Test Results
Math
SAC English Course Sequence
English N50 (3 units)
Intro. to Written Communication
English N60 (3 units)
Basics of Effective Writing
English 061 (3 units)
Introduction to Composition
English 101 or 101H (4 units)
Freshman Composition
English 102 or 102H (3 units)
Literature and Composition
English 103 or 103H (4 units)
Critical Thinking and Writing
Student Planning Guide, Page 5
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Class
Rec’d Speech Class
Rec’d Reading Class
EMLS 055 (4 units)
Writing, Grammar & Reading I
Com. N52A (3 units)
Reading N50 or N80
EMLS 107 (4 units)
Writing, Grammar & Reading II
Com. N52AB (3 units)
Reading N80
EMLS 109 (4 units)
Writing, Grammar & Reading III
Com. 096, 097 (3 units)
Com. N53 (3 units)
Reading N90
EMLS 110 (3 units)
Intro. To the Essay
Com. 096, 097 (3 units)
Com. N53 (3 units)
Reading N90 or 102
EMLS 112 (3 units)
Advanced Composition
Com. N50 (3 units)
Reading 102
English 101 or 101H (4 units)
Freshman Composition
Com. 101 (3 units) Interpersonal Com.
Com. 102 (3 units) Public Speaking
Reading 150
Student Planning Guide, Page 5
New Math
Courses
Math 083
Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal
Arts & Social Science Majors
Math 084
/081
Beginning & Intermediate Algebra for STEM &
Business Majors
Math/Science/Engineering
Liberal Arts
Business / Social Science
New Approved Math Courses
Psychology 210
Statistics for
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Math Cut Off Score
Level I
Cut score
Level II.
Cut score
Math N05 Basic Math
(Cont. Education Center)
0-9
Take Exam 1
0-16
Math N06 Basic Math
11-20
17-25
Math N48 Pre-Algebra
21-34
Math 060 Elementary
Alg.
Math 060 Elementary Alg.
35-50
Math 070 Geometry or
Math 080/081
26-50
Level III
Cut Score
Level IV
Cut Score
Take Level II Exam
0-17
Take Level III Exam
0-15
Math 105/140/160 or
Math 219 or Psy. 210
18-26
Math 170
Pre-Calculus
16-23
Math 150 or 160
Bus Calc or Trig
27-45
Math 180
Calculus
24-40
Reading Assessment
Raw Score
Adjusted Score
Class
CTEP (Adjusted score)
Reading N80
0-12
Reading N90
13-16
Reading 102
Eligibility for English 061
Reading 150
Eligibility for English 101
Based on
adjusted
score only
Weekly Study Requirement...
Part-time students
7 Units = 7 hrs. of class
Studying = 14 hrs.
Working = 40 hours (full-time)
Full-time students
Total = 61 hours
12 Units = 12 hrs. of class
Studying = 24 - 30 hrs.
Working = 20 hrs. (part-time)
Total = 56 – 60 hours
Student Planning Guide, Page 2
How many classes should I take?
If you work…
Consider enrolling in…
40 hrs. a week
6 unit(typically 2 classes)
30 hrs. a week
9 units (typically 3 classes)
20 hrs. a week
12 units (typically 4 classes)
5-15 hrs. a week
14-16 units (4 or more classes)
Note: The majority of A.A/G.E./Transfer courses are 3 units.
Full-time student
.......... take at least 12 units
Athletic eligibility
.......... take at least 12 units
Student Planning Guide, Page 3
What’s your goal at @ SAC?
1) Transfer to University

Would like to attend a 4-year institution such as a UC, CSU or Private and earn a B.A. or B.S.

You can obtain an A.A./A.S./A.A.-T or A.S.-T while getting units toward transfer, 2-4 years

Examples: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, etc…
2) Associates Degree

Earn an A.A. or A.S by graduating from a community college.

Not planning to transfer at this time, timeline: 2-4 years

Examples: Fire Technology, RN Nursing, Speech Pathology Assistant, etc…
3) Technical Certificates

A series of special major courses, all related to a particular occupational skill.

Timeline: 1-2 semesters

Examples: Medical Assistant, Welding, Entrepreneurship, etc…
Student Planning Guide, Pages 2-3
What General Ed. plan is best for me?
PLAN A - Associate Degree Only
(60 Units Total, 25-27 GE Units)
PLAN B - AA Degree & Transfer to the CSU
(60-70 Units Total, 42-46 GE Units)
PLAN C - AA Degree & Transfer to the UC
or CSU & Some Private Univ.’s
(60-70 Units Total, 36-45 Units)
Student Planning Guide, Page 3 & Page 8-13
Vocational Certificate
• A series of special major courses, all related to a
particular occupational skill.
• Can be helpful in obtaining or upgrading employment
Requirements:
MAJOR
COURSES
ONLY
Total Units: (Varies) Min. 12 units
Examples: Business Applications, Electronics, Auto Tech, CIS
Associate Degree
• Usually referred to as AA or AS (Assoc. of Arts or Sciences)
• Offered by community colleges
Requirements:
Major
Courses
+
General
Education
Courses
Plan A (24 units)
+
Elective
Courses
Total Units: Min. 60 units
Examples: Business Admin., Liberal Arts, Nursing, Paralegal
Student Planning Guide, Page 8
Associate in Arts/Science For Transfer
(AA-T & AS-T)
• Designed to provide a clear pathway to a
CSU major and baccalaureate degree
Benefits:
– Guaranteed admission with junior standing
somewhere in the CSU system university
– Priority admission consideration to local CSU
campus in same cases
– Slight GPA bump of .1 GPA for admission
purposes for certain CSU’s
Transfer Programs
• Lead to TRANSFER to a UNIVERSITY
(UC / CSU / Private / Out-of-State)
• Classes count toward completion of a Bachelor’s Degree
Requirements:
Major
Courses
+
General
Education
Courses
Plan B or C
(36-46 units)
+
Elective
Courses
Total Units: 60-70 units
Examples: Engineering, Teacher Education, Business Admin.
Student Planning Guide, Page 10-11 & 12-13
Student
Planning Guide
Page 16
Certificate Info.
AA/AS Info.
AA-T/AS-T Info.
Courses for Your
First Semester @ SAC
• Courses that improve basic skills
English / ESL, Math, Reading & Study Skills
• Counseling classes
• General education classes
• Intro. classes in a career/area of interest
• Courses of personal interest to you
Did you place into MATH 060
in the level II math test ?
Would you like to complete two MATH courses in one semester?
 MATH 083 (6 units)
Elementary & Intermediate Algebra for Liberal Arts Majors
– M/W 8:00 am – 11:10 am
– M/W 1:15 pm – 4:25 pm
 MATH 084 (6 units)
Elementary and Intermediate Algebra for Math, Science
and Business majors
– M/W 7:30 am – 10:40 am
– Tu/Th 11:30 am – 2:40 pm
– Tu/Th 6:00 pm – 9:10 pm
Freshman Experience Program
(Fresh X Program)
• Paired Classes
• Coordinated workload
• College Success and Career Planning Help
• Close Connection with College Instructors
Typical Format of Most Fresh X courses:
English Course + Counseling Course
Math Course + Counseling Course
Puente Program
• Paired Classes (English 061+ Cnsl. 107)
• Writing support
• Academic Counseling and Mentoring
U-Link Program (English 101 & Math 81 Eligible)
• Transfer Program to UC, CSU, and Privates Univ.
• Guaranteed Admission to UC Irvine from SAC
• UCI library Privileges & Faculty Presentations
• Service Learning (100 hrs. fieldwork)
To put a class schedule together:
You need to know:
• When to take classes…
• How many classes to take…
• What classes to take…
• How to schedule your classes…
Also need  Your test scores & the class schedule
Freshman Experience: U-LINK Sample Plan
COURSE TITLE &
UNITS
Section #
TIME
DAY
INSTRUCTOR
ROOM
Music 103
3
61889
9:30 – 10:55 AM
T TH
Sanchez, G.
N-114
Counseling 107
3
59461
12:45 – 3:55 PM
W
Staff
A-130
NUMBER
English
Math
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
1. Pick up Fresh X
cohort sheet
from a Counselor
8:00-8:30
8:30-9:00
Math
Math
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
Music 103
FRIDAY
Music 103
10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00
English
English
12:00-12:30
12:30-1:00
1:00-1:30
1:30-2:00
2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
Counseling 107
2. Add an English
and Math course
to your schedule
Sample Class Schedule
COURSE TITLE &
UNITS
Section #
TIME
DAY
INSTRUCTOR
NUMBER
Math 081
4
12:15-2:45 PM
MW
English N60
3
7:35 – 9:35 AM
TTH
Reading N90A
3
8:00 – 9:25 AM
MW
Art 100
3
11:00 -12:25 PM
TTH
8:00-8:30
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
Reading
English N60
Reading
English N60
8:30-9:00
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
Art 100
Art 100
11:30-12:00
12:00-12:30
12:30-1:00
1:00-1:30
1:30-2:00
2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
Math 081
Math 081
FRIDAY
ROOM
College Information
How does college work?
Academic Calendar 2014-2015
Spring 2015
February 9
Instruction Begins
February 22
Last day to add and/or to drop full-term classes
without “W” grade with enrollment fee
refund for full semester.
May 10
Last Day to Drop with “W” for full semester.
June 7
Instruction Ends
Adding a full class
Option 1: WAIT LIST
Note: There is no wait list option for students
during the Early Registration process.
Option 2: ADD CODE
Dropping a class
It’s your RESPONSIBILITY
Drop your course on-line (Web Advisor)
Last day to drop:
• without a “W” – Feb. 22nd
• with a “W” – May 10th
“F”
Grade
Note: You do not need instructor’s signature to drop a course
How much will it
cost to attend SAC?
College Tuition and Fees
• CA Resident Students (Per Semester)
Enrollment
Health Fees
Student Services Fees
Parking Fees
$46 per unit
$19 per semester
$7.50 (optional)
$30 per semester
$20 if you are qualified for fee waiver.
Part-time student (6 units)
$276
Full-time student (12-15 units)
$552 - $690
• AB540 Students
Same as above if your CA residency paperwork has been processed.
• International & Out of State
$220 per unit plus all the above enrollment fees.
Note: All fees and tuition are subject to changes based on
State Legislator or Community College Governing Board.
Student Planning Guide, Page 14
Other Costs?
BOOKS !
$60.00
X
4 CLASSES
= $240.00
$80.00
X
4 CLASSES
= $320.00
Math & Science Textbooks
$100 to $175 each
Financial Aid Basics
• It consists of grants, work study, and loans.
• To apply, you must complete the FAFSA.
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Who can apply for Financial Aid?
• Students must be U.S. citizen or legalresidents to apply for FAFSA.
• AB540 (undocumented) students are only eligible for state
financial aid:
AB540 Fee Waiver – Paper App. @ SAC’s Financial Aid
California Dream Act – Apply @ www.CalDreamAct.org
Student Planning Guide, Page 15
Financial Aid
Free Gift Aid:
– BOGW
– Grants
• Federal
• State
• Institutional/Private
– Scholarships
• Institutional
• Private
Self-Help Aid:
– Loans
• Federal
• Private
– Work Study
• Federal
• Institutional
Apply for the:
FAFSA & Cal Grants
Other Sources of Assistance
to Pay for College
• EOPS Book Services
• Buy a Book Society
-$100 scholarship for FEP and honors students
• Teacher Ed. and MESA Textbook Loan Programs
• Outreach Lending Library
• ASG “Work for Your Book” Program
• Rolling Scholarships –
Esp. AB540 Students
Fees/Payment Policy
(Payment & ID cards: Cashiers Office, Admissions Building)
Payment Deadline:
Returning Students & New Students:
Fees must be paid within 3 calendar days of registering for
courses or you will be dropped for non-payment.
Payment Options:
Online:
WWW.SAC.EDU
In Person:
Cashier’s Office S-104
or By Mail:
SAC Address
There is no plan for partial payment and no exceptions to this policy.
Questions? Call 714-564-6965.
Student Support Services
• Adelante
• Center for Teacher Education
• Counseling (Academic & Career)
• EOPS
• Freshmen Experience
• Honors Program
• Math Center
• Learning Center (Tutorial Services)
• Success Center
• Reading Center
• Tutorial Center
• Writing Center
• MESA Program
• Career/Service Learning Center
• Puente
• Disable Student
Programs & Services (DSPS)
• SSSP
• University Transfer Center
• U-LINK
• Health Center
• Psychological Services
• Veteran’s Resource Center
Registration Steps
Click Here
Click Here
User Name
Example:
JB15482
(Initials + 5 digits)
Password: Rocky01
(Birthday)
Steps to Change Password
New Password:
Part Number + Part Letter
Example: Rocky01
Click Student
CLICK HERE
to begin registering
for your classes
Pay your
fees & tuition
Grades
Class Schedule
Transcripts
View your
financial aid award
Term – Spring 2015
Location – Santa Ana College
Select Subject &
Course Number
LEAVE Bottom
Fields Blank!
Click Submit
1. Click to select course
2. Click submit after you
select your course
1. Select
Register
2. Click Submit
Joe Student
1234567
1/1/15
X
Business
X
N60
102
081
CMST 102
CNSL 116
Spring 15
X
Fall 15
Art 100
Earth Sc 110
Econ 120
English N60
Reading 102
Art 100
CNSL 116
3
3
3
3
English 061
Math 084
Bus. 150
3
6
4
Bus. 150
Make sure you & the counselor
sign the Ed. Plan!
12
13
Next Steps:
1) Register for class – January for new students
2) Pay for classes – 3 days deadline!
3) Apply for financial aid
AB540 Fee Waiver – Paper App. @ SAC’s Financial Aid
California Dream Act – Apply @ www.CalDreamAct.org
4) Comprehensive Ed. Plan
Options:
• Attend a Ed. Planning Workshop
• Take a Counseling class w/ Ed. Planning
• Make a counseling appointment
QUESTIONS?

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