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Learn More from UC about A-G
Monica H. Lin, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Admissions – Articulation
UC Office of the President
Overview
 Background on UCOP High School Articulation
 Major “a-g” enhancements & policy updates
 Connecting “a-g” to Common Core
 UC’s role in improving college & career readiness
 Coming soon: A-G Course Management Portal
 Future directions
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UCOP High School Articulation
 What is articulation?
 Our mission:
– Communicate & implement UC faculty “a-g” policy
– Evaluate high school courses for quality & rigor
– Support California educators and administrators
– Facilitate students’ preparation for college
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A-G Course Lists
 UC / CSU admission requirements: 15-course pattern of
“a-g” college-preparatory courses
 UC reviews high school courses based on criteria
established by UC faculty
 Approved courses appear on “a-g” course lists used in
University admission evaluations
 Submit “a-g” courses and revisions online
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A-G Course Submission Timeline
February 1
Opening of
A-G Course
Submission
Cycle
PHASE 1
February 1 to
May 31
New courses
may have up to 2
resubmission
opportunities
PHASE 2
June 1 to
July 31
New courses
may have 1
resubmission
opportunity
PHASE 3
August 1 to
September 15
New courses
have no
resubmission
opportunity
September 15
Final deadline
for new course
submissions
and
resubmissions
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A-G Course Reviews
Why take this course?
Outlook on learning & knowledge
Ways of thinking & acting
What will a student learn
in this course?
Skills, abilities, competencies, proficiencies
Depth, breadth, mastery of understanding
How will this course
contribute to a student’s
overall preparation for
college-level study?
Evidence of skills & content learned
Key assignments
Formative & summative assessments
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A-G Enhancements
 Collaborated with UC faculty to clarify & update the
“a-g” course criteria
– Consistency between goals of “a-g” subject
requirements & goals of Common Core
 In progress: new “a-g” course evaluation rubrics
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Policy Update: UC Honors A-G Courses
UC faculty-approved policy revisions, effective 2015-16:
 No limits on UC-designated honors courses approved
for a school’s “a-g” list
 School-created, college-preparatory elective (“g”)
honors courses eligible for UC honors
 UC honors courses must have a non-honors equivalent,
but simultaneous offerings not required
 Allow 10th grade courses to qualify for UC honors
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Connecting A-G to Common Core
 Alignment of “a-g” goals & Common Core goals
 Math (“c”) subject requirement – concerns RE
transition to CCSS
– Math course sequencing
– Both traditional & integrated math accepted by UC
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Improving College & Career Readiness
 UC highly encourages integrated courses
– Traditional academics & career technical
education (CTE)
 UC Curriculum Integration (UCCI) Initiative
– UCCI Institutes
– UCCI Teacher Exchange Program
– http://ucci.ucop.edu
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A-G Course Management Portal (CMP)
 New feature highlights:
– Individual user registration & system access
– Streamlined course submission form
– Access to all approved “a-g” course descriptions
REVIEW
of “a-g” course
submissions
REPOSITORY
of “a-g” courses
RESOURCE
for collegepreparatory
curriculum in
California
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Vision Statement
Increase students’ preparation for and access to UC through:
 Teaching
– Provide statewide resource for college-preparatory
curriculum
– Create a collaborative online faculty community
 Research
– Offer “a-g” data mine for research & policymaking
 Public service
– Deliver “a-g” and UCCI outreach/training programs
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http://www.ucop.edu/agguide/
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 University of California Undergraduate Admissions
– http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/
 University of California “a-g” subject requirements
– A-G Course Lists – https://doorways.ucop.edu/list
– A-G Online Update – https://doorways.ucop.edu/update
– A-G Guide – http://www.ucop.edu/agguide/
 UC Curriculum Integration (UCCI) Initiative
– http://ucci.ucop.edu
 UCOP High School Articulation
– E-mail: [email protected]
– Phone: (510) 987-9570
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