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  • College Success Seminar — Advising — Carthage College
    year class to complete AlcoholEdu for College an online non opinionated alcohol prevention program Used on more than 500 campuses nationwide the course uses science based research to educate students about alcohol and its effects Whether you drink or not AlcoholEdu for College will empower you to make well informed decisions and help you better cope with the drinking habits of your peers Values and Goal Setting During this session you will focus on learning more about what it is that motivates you We will spend time defining what your dreams and aspirations are for your college experience Success in college is a four year journey CSS will help you better understand what the final destination looks like Topics to be covered include Defining Your Core Values Putting Your Dreams to the Test and Writing Your Own Essay of Aspiration Online Presence Everyone has developed their own personal brand The brand is developed through decisions and actions based on values People express their brand to the world through their online presence in such media as Facebook Twitter blogs etc The session will focus on creating your brand and using your online presence to communicate that brand to the public Managing Your Time and Energy Time is a precious resource during your days in college Never before have you had so much to do even when nothing is due You have a lot more free time that you realize and we ll work together on building a plan to keep you organized and efficient Topics for this session include Daily Weekly and Semester Plans Beating Procrastination and Connecting Your Values and Dreams with Your Time Advising and Class Registration Believe it or not by the time we get to this session you will almost be halfway through your first semester in college During this session in CSS we ll work together on mapping out your classes for J Term and spring as well as teaching you more about features of our Online Advising and Registration module You will learn where to go on the campus website for information about registration and how to schedule a one on one meeting with your advisor to discuss your class option in detail Personality Awareness Are you task or relationship oriented Do you like to move at a fast pace or do you prefer to operated more deliberately This session will help you to become more aware of your personal preferences as well as give you a better understanding of how others act and how you can best work and live with them Topics for this session include Understanding Your Personality Type Conflict Resolution and Matching Personality and Majors Library Research This session will build on the previous technology session and will focus your attention on learning how to do research for your papers and projects I can t just use Wikipedia to write and research for my paper Find out what resources we have through the library that will help you located books articles

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/advising/css/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Academic Support Services — Advising — Carthage College
    Program The Tutoring Program is a free program set up for Carthage students Tutors are peers who are trained and referred by academic departments Tutors offer individual or group assistance by appointment The Writing Center The Brainard Writing Center is staffed by trained Writing Fellows who provide assistance for any written assignment Students my drop in but appointments are strongly recommended Students may also schedule weekly one on one sessions with the same Writing Fellow to ensure continuing progress Supplemental Instruction Supplemental Instruction is a nationally recognized program designed to increase students academic performance in specially selected courses Trained upper class students attend these courses and then facilitate discussion review sessions outside of class Participation in the program allows students to be more active in their learning process National studies show that students who have participated in this method of study improve by as much as one letter grade Elements of College Learning Offered through the Advising Center this one credit course enables participants to develop and enhance skills for academic success The class focuses on skills significant to a smooth transition to college including goal setting time management memory techniques note taking and test taking strategies Students are encouraged

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  • success — Advising — Carthage College
    should speak with their instructor immediately Manage time effectively As busy people with time consuming commitments students should set aside blocks of time for their studies It also helps to find a suitable quiet place to study in the library an unused classroom a quiet corner of their residence hall etc Students are encouraged not to squeeze studying in between other activities Seek help as early as possible if academic problems occur Many of the students who get into academic difficulties avoid taking them on until it s too late It s not smart to wait until the end of the term when things are desperate to look for help Students should get in touch with their instructors and or advisor early in the semester and make use of Academic Support Services to talk about their difficulties Get tutoring when having trouble in a single course The tutoring program is free to Carthage students Tutors are peers who are trained and referred by academic departments Tutors offer individual or group assistance five nights per week in The Writing Center located in the lower level of South Hall Remember that the amount and the type of work expected at Carthage are

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  • Learning — Advising — Carthage College
    services Students are responsible for contacting the Advising Center and providing current documentation In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 the College is committed to achieving equal opportunities and full participation for people with disabilities For further information about support for students with learning disabilties at Carthage please contact Diane Schowalter in the Advising Center at 262 551 5802 Our Goal We work with students faculty and staff to Provide academic and physical accessibility for students with disabilities Promote student independence and maximize academic potential Who We Serve Carthage students who have a physical sensory learning and or psychological disability that substantially limits a major life activity such as walking communicating seeing hearing breathing or learning This includes students with documented Learning disabilities Attention disorders Anxiety Depression Other health impairments Services for Students Test taking accommodations Note taking support Textbooks on tape Kurzweil text to speech scanner Classroom accommodations modifications Diagnostic testing Services for Faculty and Staff Verifying special needs Identifying appropriate classroom accommodations Providing information about disabilities Clarifying roles and responsibilities of faculty and students Carthage Academic Resources Peer tutoring Writing Center Learning strategy instruction Advocacy Supplemental instruction Counseling Services The Health and Counseling Center provides free individual and group counseling on emotional health issues including self esteem depression and anxiety Information on a variety of mental health topics also is available Suggestions for Students Think about how your disability might affect your learning Contact the Advising Center prior to admission or immediately following diagnosis of a disability Provide written documentation to verify your disability and to identify appropriate accommodations Provide reasonable notice for accommodation requests Identify and observe all deadlines e g admissions housing financial aid advising Inform your instructors of the accommodations you may need

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  • Modern Language Alternatives — Advising — Carthage College
    language The students may be allowed to replace modern language courses with alternative courses This is an updated list of courses to be accepted as alternatives to the Modern Language requirement Students will have to complete one course from each list or two courses from the Cultural list two courses from the Communication list will not be accepted as fulfilling the ML requirement Cultural ART 1700 Intro to Art History ART 3730WB Masterpieces of Asian Art and Architecture MUS 1150 Exploring Music GRK 1020 Elementary Greek LTN 1020 Elementary Latin MLN 2000T Topics in Language and Culture in Translation MLN 3060 East Asian Civilization and Culture MLN 3100 East Asian Literature in Translation MLN 1010 Modern Literature in Translation HIS 1200 Issues in Asian History HIS 1400 Revolution History of Mexico Central America and the Caribbean HIS 1410 Dictatorship and Democracy HIS 3400 Modern China HIS 3450 Modern Japan POL 3390 Asian Politics SOC 1020 Cultural Anthropology SOC 206 The Human Landscape SOC 2530 Racial and Cultural Minorities J Term courses with the approval of the Chair of the Modern Languages Department Communication CDM 1200 Public Speaking THR 1150 Introduction to Theatre THR 2010 Oral Interpretation of Literature J Term

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  • Frequently Asked Questions — Advising — Carthage College
    a lab 8 credits Social Science SOC 4 credits Students who major in a discipline in any of these divisions will be exempt from the requirement in that division J Writing Intensive Course All students are required to take a total of four courses four credit hours each that are designated Writing Intensive WI The first two of these courses are Heritage I and Heritage II Of the remaining two courses one must be in the academic major of the students choice while the other course can be any WI course in the curriculum How is a student assigned to an advisor Freshman students are assigned to a first year advisor from the advising center Students are assigned an advisor based on their interests in a major s Students with out a specific interest in a major are assigned to a first year advisor as well Seniors juniors and sophomores who have declared a major are advised by a faculty member in that major First year students have the opportunity to more to a faculty advisor over the course of their first year at Carthage When and how do I register for a major Many students will declare a major by end of their freshman year Students should declare a major before the end of their sophomore year Students that do not declare by the end of the sophomore year may not be able to graduate in a four year span you can declare a major or minor at anytime A change of major minor form may be obtained from the registrar s office or the Advising Center The student will fill out the form sign it and drop off the completed form to the registrar s office How many credits will a full time student need to take each semester Full time students may register for 12 17 credits during the 14 week terms While students can register for 12 credits a student planning to graduate in four years will want to take 16 credits each semester Students in good academic standing may register for up to 18 credits There is an additional charge for registration in excess of 17 credits Students wishing to register for more than 18 credits must obtain approval for the overload from the Subcommittee for Academic Review and Recommendation no later than the last day to add a regular course What is January term J term The January Term offers students a variety of opportunities not always during spring and fall terms On campus courses include those especially created for J Term as well as regular term courses some of which my satisfy Distribution Requirement credit Students register for one course only allowing them to concentrate study in one subject All students must enroll in J Term during their freshman year and in at least one additional year J term also provides off campus opportunities such as travel to other parts of the country and abroad as well as hands on experience through field placement internships Students also may propose an independent study project under the direction of a faculty member The J Term catalog lists specific field placement courses that are available In addition to these courses students may propose their own specially arranged placements through the Career Center Students must consult with their academic advisors to select their J Term course Students taking an on campus course and living in residence halls pay no additional room and board for J Term This is limited to full time residential students registered for either the Fall or Spring Terms Som J Term courses require an additional fee to cover cost of travel and other course activities payment of these non refundable fees is due at registration J Term information is available on the Carthage website during the Fall Term and provides full details on the various courses independent study courses and divisional field placements that are available How does AP credit work Advanced Placement Examinations consisting of both objective and free response sections are administered by the College Board to students who have completed college level Advanced Placement courses in high school A score of 1 through 5 is assigned by a group of evaluators based on the score for the objective section and review of the free response questions Carthage awards credit in most subject areas in recognition of scores 3 through 5 Students looking for AP credit in Psychology or Physics will need a score of 4 or 5 on the AP exam Entering students who wish credit for Advanced Placement must submit official results to the Registrar s Office All advanced placement courses are subject to departmental review of scores and or booklet before credits are awarded A maximum of 32 credit hours of alternative credit may be counted towards graduation When are the registration and other important academic dates The academic calendar is available on the Carthage College website The website address for the academic calendar is www carthage edu academics calendar What is the modern language placement test Students that have studied a modern language and plan to continue their studies in that language can take a placement test in that specific language Departmental faculty evaluates the indicator and recommends an appropriate class level Students completing the course in which they were placed with at least a grade of C will be awarded credit for the preceding courses in normal language sequence to a maximum of 12 credits Placement tests are administered at each Advance Registration event or may be taken at the Advising Center What is the add drop policy Please log into your Carthage account to add and drop courses online Students will be able to add and drop courses online untile the semester deadline All add and drop deadlines are listed on the Academic Calendar The Registrar my authorize permissible changes falling within the academic rules of the College The Subcommittee for Academic Review and Recommendation must approve changes involving departure from the rules No student

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  • Important Dates — Advising — Carthage College
    Success Seminar Sept 10 Oct 5 Contact meetings with advisees Check with your advisor to schedule an appointment Sept 19 Last day to add a course Sept 28 Alcoholedu Part I due Oct 8 Nov 2 Advising appointments for J term and Spring semester Check with your advisor to schedule an appointment Oct 19 Midterm grades due Oct 26 Last day to withdraw from classes Nov 2 Alcoholedu Part II due Nov 5 9 Online registration for J Term and Spring semester Check your date and time for registration along with course availability prior to your registration time Nov 19 23 Thanksgiving Break Dec 12 14 Final Exams Dec 17 Jan 7 Christmas Break Spring 2013 Advising Calendar Jan 8 J term begins Jan 10 Last day to add drop J Term Jan 31 J Term ends Feb 6 Spring semester begins Feb 20 Last day to add a course March 18 April 12 Advising appointments Check with your advisor to schedule an appointment Come with a list of preferred classes for Fall 2013 March 22 Midterm grades due March 25 April 1 Spring and Easter Break April 15 19 Online registration for Fall 2013 Check your date and time

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  • Survey — Advising — Carthage College
    First Year Advising Beyond the First Year Accessing Grades Online College Success Seminar Academic Support Success Tips Learning Disabilities Modern Language Alternatives Frequently Asked Questions Writing Center Important Dates Academic Calendar Campus Life Academic Advising at Carthage Carthage College 2001

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