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  • Advising - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    Degree Evaluations Office is located in the Office of the University Registrar in Lassen Hall 2000 The office provides information for students who have filed for graduation about GE requirements graduation requirements graduation date changes petitioning procedures and degree conferral The office is open drop in and phone Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9 00 a m 1 00 p m http www csus edu registrar graduation BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ADVISING Located in Tahoe Hall 1030 for Business Administration majors The office provides information about requirements concentration options and graduation applications http www cba csus edu ubac MeetwithanAdvisor html LIBERAL STUDIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE ADVISING Located in Lassen Hall 2008 The office provides information about major requirements articulation of courses taken at other colleges and preparation for teaching credential program Liberal Studies http www csus edu libs Social Science http www csus edu socsci PRE NURSING ADVISING Located in Lassen Hall 1013 in the Academic Advising and Career Center The office provides information on prerequisites for the Nursing program information on other majors related to health care and provides advising on general education NURSING ADVISING Located in Folsom Hall 1002 for Nursing majors The office provides information about application procedures admission requirements and major requirements http www hhs csus edu NRS SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Located in Lassen Hall 1008 The office provides services and accommodations for students with documented disabilities http www csus edu sswd VETERANS SUCCESS CENTER Located in Lassen Hall 3003 The office provides veterans specialized advising for benefits certification http www csus edu vets Back to Top DECLARING OR CHANGING YOUR MAJOR Undergraduates Most students declare a major when they first apply for admission to Sacramento State Students who wish to change their major must file a Change of Major form The form is available online at http www csus edu registrar forms The department chairperson s signature is required for all major changes The following departments have their own Change of Major form Child Development Criminal Justice Graphic Design Health Science Nursing Psychology any major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and any major in the College of Business Administration Additional supplemental information may be required for some of these majors Students wishing to declare a Special Major must go to Academic Affairs located in Sacramento Hall 234 Students adding a second major will need to declare which major is considered their primary major Only the primary major is evaluated in determining the progress toward degree Graduates To become classified into a master s degree program obtain a classification form at the Office of Graduate Studies River Front Center 206 Changing Your Major or Minor You may file a Major or Minor Change Form at any time during the semester and your major minor will be changed within 3 business days You may not submit a Major or Minor Change Form if you have applied to graduate without first consulting with a Degree Evaluator located in the Registrar s Office LSN 2000 If you submit the form in the middle of the semester the major minor change will be effective the following semester The Major Change Form is submitted to the Student Service Counter LSN Hall first floor Please note Child Development Criminal Justice Graphic Design Health Science Nursing Psychology College of Engineering and Computer Science majors and College of Business majors must file a separate form and obtain approval through these specific programs These majors may require additional secondary admission criteria stipulated by the department and have earlier deadline dates for submitting the major change Pleas check with the major department for specific major change requirements and deadline dates GRADUATION INFORMATION A UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS Graduation Filing Timelines SEMESTER OF GRADUATION GRADUATION APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE Spring Summer 2014 October 1 2013 Fall 2014 February 1 2014 Spring Summer 2014 October 1 2014 Graduation Application Diploma Fee 63 50 Commencement and Diploma Graduation Date Change Fee 28 00 Note Subject to change General Degree Information Academic degrees are not granted automatically when students complete their degree requirements All Students must apply for graduation Students are eligible to file for graduation when a minimum of 85 units are completed Degree conferral will begin after the final posting of semester grades Degrees are conferred after All degree requirements have been completed and officially cleared by the Degree Evaluations Office The participation in the commencement ceremony does not ensure graduation You will be notified via e mail when your degree has been posted receive a message to view your on line evaluation to review outstanding requirements or receive a letter via U S mail noting outstanding requirements Students may not register for subsequent semesters unless a degree date change request has been submitted or admission has been confirmed for a post baccalaureate program Graduation Application Procedures First check the Registrar s Office website for programs that are currently available for filing via the on line application located in the Student Center http www csus edu registrar graduation apply online stm If your major s minor s are not listed as one of the programs available via the on line application please file a paper Graduation Application http www csus edu registrar graduation apply Pay the appropriate application fee either on line or in person at the Student Financial Services Center Degree Evaluation Advisors will review your degree program and you will be notified either via e mail or U S mail Please make sure your e mail and street addresses are always up to date Once you have filed for graduation please direct any questions regarding graduation procedures or Graduation Evaluation review to the Degree Evaluation Advisors Registrar s Office Lassen Hall 2000 Degree Evaluators are available on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 00 a m 1 00 p m by drop in or by telephone at 916 278 3901 Notes Participation in the commencement ceremony does not constitute graduation Degrees are conferred only after all requirements have officially been cleared Students may not register for the semester following

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  • Academic Programs - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    sac state Class Schedule Final Exam Schedule Campus Map Course Type and Day of the Week Codes University Catalog A Z Index telephone directory Site Navigation Home Telephone Directory Calendar of Dates Deadlines My Sac State Registration Tuition Fees and Other Fees Advising Academic Programs General Education Interdisciplinary Studies First Year Experience Programs SASEEP eLearning Advising FAQs A Message to Sacramento State Additional Information Page Content ACADEMIC PROGRAMS UNDERGRADUATE Majors

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  • General Education - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    score of 470 or above on the Verbal Section of the SAT College Board Scholastic Aptitude Test before April 1995 a score of 500 or above on the Verbal Critical Reading Section of the SAT April 1995 or later a score of 22 or above on the ACT American College Testing English Usage Test before October 1989 a score of 24 or above on the ACTE Enhanced American College Testing English Usage Test October 1989 or later a score of 3 or above on the Advanced Placement Language and Composition or Composition and Literature Examination of the College Board Advanced Placement Program The EPT may be taken at any CSU campus placement tests taken at other colleges or universities do not apply If you qualify for an exemption under any of the provisions above go to the Student Services Counter LSN Hall first floor to arrange documentation II ENGLISH DIAGNOSTIC TEST EDT It is recommended that undergraduate international students and permanent residents take the EDT 1 if they did not take the English Placement Test EPT at Sacramento State or 2 if they fulfilled the freshman composition requirement ENGL 1A at another campus and would like to self place in the multilingual track An EDT score is a requirement for registration in any multilingual course ENGL 85 ENGL 86 ENGL 87 ENGL 10M 11M ENGL 2 ENGL 20M or ENGL 109M For more information contact the English Department at 916 278 6586 III ENGLISH 1A All students must complete a first year writing course GE Area A2 with a grade of C or better This requirement can be met by taking a year long sequence ENGL 10 and 11 or by taking a one semester accelerated course ENGL 1A This requirement may also be met by completing a course equivalent to ENGL 1A at another college or university Multilingual students may meet the same requirement by completing either ENGL 10M and 11M or ENGL 2 with a grade of C or better You must take the English Placement Test EPT and you may be required to take one or more preparatory courses before enrolling in ENGL 1A or ENGL 2 You should take English 1A 2 immediately after completing your required preparatory courses ENGL 15 English 1 or ENGL 86 ENGL 87 and no later than the point at which you complete 30 units For further information contact the English Department CLV Hall 103 916 278 6586 IV COLLEGE COMPOSITION II Students with catalog rights beginning Fall 1992 and later are required to complete ENGL 20 ENGL 20M Multilingual or equivalent with a grade of C or better after successfully completing ENGL 1A and 30 units V GRADUATION WRITING ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT GWAR All CSU students subject to the degree requirements of the 1979 80 and subsequent catalogs must satisfy the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement GWAR before graduation Prior to Fall semester 2009 this was done by passing the Writing Proficiency Exam WPE or ENGL 109M 109W Beginning in Fall semester 2009 the process for completing the GWAR changed Back to Top Undergraduate Students Beginning Fall semester 2009 undergraduate students now fulfill the GWAR through the two step placement process outlined below Students should begin the GWAR placement process once they attain junior standing but before they complete 74 units Students who do not meet this policy requirement will have registration holds placed on them when they complete 74 units For more information about the undergraduate level GWAR requirement please refer to http www al csus edu gwar STEP 1 Students will choose to take EITHER the Writing Placement for Juniors WPJ timed essay exam OR the ENGL 109M or 109W class whichever course is most appropriate to receive their GWAR placement numbers Writing Placement for Juniors WPJ The standard WPJ exam is a two hour essay exam including time for instructions During the exam you will be given an hour and 45 minutes to brainstorm 15 minutes and write two short essays The first essay 60 minutes we will give you four or five sources e g newspaper articles short essays tables charts political cartoons etc to read and think about You are asked to write a short essay in which you make an argument about a topic arising from those sources The second essay 30 minutes will ask you to respond to a specific prompt about either your experiences with writing or your writing process Essays become the property of the University and will not be returned Registration Registration for each WPJ exam is available online at http www csus edu testing during a specific two week period Late registration for the WPJ will not be accepted Students with Disabilities Students who are registered with the Services to Students with Disabilities SSWD office may be eligible to receive testing accommodations for the WPJ Students should request accommodations through the SSWD office at least one week before the registration deadline then register for the WPJ online at http www csus edu testing For more information about receiving testing accommodations as a student with a disability please contact the SSWD office in Lassen Hall room 1008 or at 916 278 6955 Multilingual Students Multilingual students are eligible to receive an additional hour and fifteen minutes to take the WPJ exam Multilingual accommodations will be given to students who answer the multilingual question during online registration These students should register online at http www csus edu testing For assistance contact the English Department CLV Hall 103 916 278 6586 Transfer Students If you satisfied the GWAR at another CSU campus go to the English Department located in CLV Hall 103 916 278 6409 to see how you can transfer that completed requirement from your previous campus to Sacramento State On the Day of the Exam On the day of the exam you must bring the following check or money order for 25 made out to Sacramento State cash will not be accepted two forms of photo I D e g Sac State One Card drivers license passport military I D etc several pens and pencils final draft must be in ink printed dictionary optional thesaurus and electronic dictionaries are not allowed Make up Exam A make up exam is available after each WPJ for students who aren t able to attend the day of the exam for religious academic medical or emergency reasons To qualify for the make up exam students must request in writing by sending an email to English csus edu including the following information by 12PM on the Monday following the exam Name Student ID Confirmation Please include back up information such as a written statement on letterhead from your clergy proof of a conflicting exam appointment a class schedule showing a Saturday course a letter from your coach showing a conflicting athletic event or a doctor s note or police accident report proving an emergency on the day of the exam Students who have other compelling reasons for missing the exam may submit a written request with any back up information via email to English csus edu Written requests will also be accepted in the English department office in Calaveras Hall Once the online registration period for the WPJ closes make up requests will only be considered for students who already registered online for the Saturday exam Approved request will be sent via Sac link email by 12pm on the Tuesday following the exam Writing Placement for Juniors Examination Schedule Fall 2014 Spring 2015 WPJ Exam Given Sign Up Dates Make Up Date Saturday July 27 2014 Monday July 8 Friday July 19 2014 Wednesday July 31 2014 Sign Up Deadline July 30 NOON Saturday October 12 2014 Monday September 23 Friday October 4 2014 Wednesday October 16 2014 Sign Up Deadline October 15 NOON Saturday January 4 2015 Monday November 25 Friday December 6 2014 Wednesday January 8 2015 Sign Up Deadline January 7 NOON Saturday March 22 2015 Monday March 3 Friday March 14 2015 Wednesday March 26 2015 Sign Up Deadline March 25 NOON Saturday May 24 2015 Monday May 5 Friday May 16 2015 Wednesday May 28 2015 Sign Up Deadline May 27 NOON Back to Top ENGL 109M 109W ENGL 109M 109W is a writing class designed to review academic reading and writing skills help you improve upon those skills and prepare you to be successful in upper division writing courses Through the semester you will write and revise several documents about the research and writing methods in your major discipline you will use these to create a GWAR Portfolio Your instructor in consultation with other ENGL 109M 109W instructors will grade your GWAR Portfolio at the end of the semester using a standardized grading rubric While the two classes are equivalent ENGL 109M is meant specifically for multilingual students students whose first primary language is not English and should only be chosen by those students Students who are not multilingual students whose first primary language is English should choose ENGL 109W Prerequisites for ENGL 109M 109W junior standing 60 units and successful completion of ENGL 20 or the equivalent STEP 2 Once students have completed either the WPJ or ENGL 109M 109W they will be given a GWAR placement number The GWAR placement number will indicate which course s each student will need to complete to fulfill the GWAR requirement The placement numbers and instructions are as follows 90 GWAR requirement fulfilled at another CSU campus No further classes required 80 Pass a Writing Intensive course with a C or higher 3 units 70 Pass a Writing Intensive course with a C or higher and ENGL 109X concurrently 4 units 71 Pass a Writing Intensive course with a C or higher and ENGL 109X concurrently 4 units 60 Pass ENGL 109W then pass a Writing Intensive course with a C or higher 6 units 50 Pass ENGL 109M then pass a Writing Intensive course with a C or higher 6 units 40 Pass ENGL 86 then pass ENGL 109M then pass a Writing Intensive course with a C or higher 10 units Second Bachelor s Students Beginning Fall semester 2009 Second Bachelor s students need to follow the two step GWAR placement process outlined for undergraduate students above with one exception Second Bachelor s students do not need to pass a Writing Intensive class to fulfill their GWAR requirements The placement numbers and instructions for Second Bachelor s students are as follows 90 GWAR requirement fulfilled at another CSU campus No further classes required 80 71 70 GWAR requirement completed No further classes required 60 Pass ENGL 109W 50 Pass ENGL 109M 40 Pass ENGL 86 then pass ENGL 109M Graduate Students Graduate students who did not complete their graduate level GWAR requirement prior to Fall 2010 will follow the two step placement process outlined below For more information about how a graduate student could complete the graduate level GWAR requirement prior to Fall 2010 and about the current placement process please refer to http www al csus edu writing gewritingrequirements gGwar php Step 1 The first step of the graduate GWAR will assess your writing to determine your readiness for graduate level writing tasks Graduate students will choose one of the three options below to complete the first step students should consult with their graduate program advisors to choose the best option for them All graduate students must complete the first step of the GWAR requirement before they may advance to candidacy Option A Meet one of the equivalency standards upon entry to the university If you meet one of the equivalency standards listed below fill out the waiver form available on the Office of Graduate Studies Web site attach the appropriate accompanying materials and submit everything according to the instructions on the form Have an M A M S Ph D or J D from a US Accredited University or equivalent degree with coursework in the English language as evaluated by the Office of the Graduate Dean attach copy of school transcript with degree noted Published a referred first or single authored academic journal article in the English language attach a copy of the journal publication cover and first page of the article with your name Graduated with a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from a US accredited University with a cumulative GPA of 3 7 or above attach copy of school transcript Received 4 5 or higher on the analytical writing portion of the GRE GMAT attach verification Have been Instructor of record of a college level writing course taught in the English language at a US accredited University approved by the Office of the Graduate Dean Option B Earn a grade of B or higher in a Graduate Writing Intensive GWI course in your graduate program The GWI course will immerse graduate students in the discourse of their academic or professional discipline and prepare graduate students to participate effectively in that discourse Below is a list of the GWI classes that are currently available Please note At this time not all graduate programs have a GWI course for their students ART 206 BIO 220 CHDV 242 effective Fall 2012 CRJ 200 EDLP 250 effective Spring 2012 ENGL 200A ENGL 200D GEOL 200 HIST 200 HIST 203 MBA 202 ME 209 NURS 209 PPA 200 PPA220A PT 208 SWRK 250 Option C Take the Writing Placement for Graduates WPG timed essay exam The WPG will ask writers to compose two essays after reading a selection of brief texts which represent a variety of genres typical in scholarly and professional writing such as graphs charts tables bullet lists and scholarly prose The WPG will be offered by the Writing Programs Office twice each year Upcoming Exam Dates Online Registration Available Make Up Exam Date Monday August 6 2013 Monday July 9 Friday July 27 2013 Tuesday August 7 2013 Sign Up Deadline August 6 NOON Monday January 7 2014 Monday November 26 Friday December 14 2013 Tuesday January 8 2014 Sign Up Deadline January 7 NOON REGISTRATION Registration for each WPG exam is available online at http www csus edu testing during a specific four week period Late registration for the WPG will NOT be accepted STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Those registered with the Services to Students with Disabilities SSWD may be eligible to receive testing accommodations for the WPG Students should request accommodations through the SSWD office at least one week before the registration deadline and then register for the WPG online For more information about receiving testing accommodations as a student with a disability please contact the SSWD office in Lassen Hall Room 1008 or at 916 278 6955 MULTILINGUAL STUDENTS Multilingual students are eligible to receive an additional hour and fifteen minutes to take the WPJ exam Multilingual accommodations will be given to students who answer the multilingual question during online registration PREPARING FOR THE EXAM At the end of the online registration process at the bottom of your registration confirmation page you will find a link to help you sign up for a GWAR workshop These workshops are free one time one hour informational sessions for students who are getting ready for the WPG The workshop will give you information about the exam show you a sample WPG exam and give you a chance to ask any questions you might have about the exam ON THE DAY OF THE EXAM you must bring the following an exam booklet and scratch paper will be provided check or money order for 20 made out to Sacramento State cash will NOT be accepted two forms of photo ID e g Sac State One Card Driver s License passport Military ID etc several pens and pencils final draft must be in ink printed dictionary optional thesaurus and electronic dictionaries are not allowed MAKE UP EXAM A make up exam is available after each WPJ for students who aren t able to attend the day of the exam for religious academic medical or emergency reasons To qualify for the make up exam students must request in writing by sending an email to English csus edu including the following information by 12PM on the Monday following the exam Name Student ID Confirmation Please include back up information such as a written statement on letterhead from your clergy proof of a conflicting exam appointment a class schedule showing a Saturday course a letter from your coach showing a conflicting athletic event or a doctor s note or police accident report proving an emergency on the day of the exam Students who have other compelling reasons for missing the exam may submit a written request with any back up information via email to English csus edu Written requests will also be accepted in the English department office in Calaveras Hall Once the online registration period for the WPJ closes make up requests will only be considered for students who already registered online for the Saturday exam Approved request will be sent via Sac link email by 12pm on the Tuesday following the exam AFTER THE EXAM Scores for the WPG exam should be available approximately one week after the exam is completed Students who are identified as needing additional help in order to complete graduate level writing tasks will be required to take a Graduate Writing Intensive GWI course in their graduate program or to take ENGL 220W offered through the College of Continuing Education Alternatively students may also attempt to retake the GRE GMAT and obtain a score of 4 5 or better on the analytical writing section see Option A above The WPG scores and instructions are as follows To find their scores students should click on the Test Score Summary link in the My Sac State Student Center 90 Requirement met through Option A equivalency standards No further classes required 80 Requirement met through WPG test score No further classes required 40 Requirement not met Take a GWI course through your graduate program or ENGL 220W through CCE Step 2 Graduate students must

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  • Interdisciplinary Studies - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    DANCE ENGL 180A FORMS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY ENGL 180B FORMS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION ENGL 180F MAJOR AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHORS ETHN 10 AFRICA MYTHS AND REALITIES ETHN 70 INTRODUCTION TO PAN AFRICAN STUDIES ETHN 71 LEADERSHIP AFRICAN DIASPORA ETHN 117 BLACK POLITICAL THOUGHT ETHN 141 POLITICS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA ETHN 170 PAN AFRICAN STUDIES ETHN 171 AFRICAN RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHIES ETHN 172 BLACK WOMEN IN AMERICA ETHN 173 THE BLACK FAMILY IN THE UNITED STATES ETHN 179 BLACK MUSIC AND BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS ETHN 180A FORMS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY ETHN 180B FORMS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION GOVT 117 BLACK POLITICAL THOUGHT GOVT 141 POLITICS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA GOVT 142 GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN AFRICA GOVT 148 GOVERNMENTS AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST GOVT 163 INTRODUCTION TO BLACK POLITICS IN THE U S HIST 7 HISTORY OF AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS HIST 141 HISTORY OF AFRICA SINCE 1800 HIST 143A MIDDLE EASTERN HISTORY TO 1800 HIST 176 AFRICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE AMERICAS HIST 177 THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE 1603 PRES SOC 162 MIDDLE EASTERN SOCIETIES AND CULTURE THEA 140 BLACK DRAMA IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA THEA 170 AFRICAN AMERICAN THEATRE AND CULTURE FILM STUDIES AND DIGITAL FILM VIDEO PRODUCTION ASIA HIST 140 MODERN EAST ASIAN CINEMA COMS 157 ART 147 VIDEO ART ENGL 130F WRITING FOR TELEVISION ENGL 191A MASTERPIECES OF THE CINEMA ENGL 197A FILM HORROR COMEDY SCIENCE FICTION ENGL 197G FILMS OF GREAT DIRECTORS ENGL 197K FICTION INTO FILM ENGL 197M RECENT AMERICAN FILMS ENGL 197P BRITISH FILM ENGL 197R FILMS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK FILM COMS 20A AUDIO PRODUCTION FILM COMS 20B AUDIO PRODUCTION LAB FILM COMS 27A DIGITAL FILM VIDEO PRODUCTION FILM COMS 27B DIGITAL FILM VIDEO PRODUCTION LAB FILM COMS 121 MEDIA AESTHETICS FILM COMS 124A WRITING SHORT SCRIPTS FOR FILM VIDEO FILM COMS 124B DOCUMENTARY AND NON NARRATIVE FILM VIDEO WRITING FILM COMS 128 NON STUDIO TELEVISION FILM COMS 129 VIDEO PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT FILM COMS 130 STAGING AND LIGHTING FOR DIGITAL VIDEO FILM COMS 141 THEORY OF FILM VIDEO EDITING FILM COMS 185 SENIOR PRACTICUM IN VIDEO PRODUCTION FILM COMS 192 SENIOR SEMINAR IN FILM FILM ENGL 97 INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES FILM ENGL THEA 105 FILM THEORY AND CRITICISM FILM INTD 124F AVANT GARDE CINEMA FILM THEA 155 SURVEY OF WORLD CINEMA HIST HRS 169 HOLLYWOOD AND AMERICA HRS 180 THE FILM HRS 181 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN FILM HRS 183 WORLD RELIGIONS AND CULTURES IN CINEMA HRS 185 WOMEN IN FILM AND AMERICAN CULTURE INTD 124E FILM DESIGN THEA 5 AESTHETICS OF THEATRE AND FILM THEA 106 LATIN AMERICAN FILM THEA 175 MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVE IN AMERICAN FILM Back to Top GERONTOLOGY STUDIES BIO 20 BIOLOGY A HUMAN PERSPECTIVE ECON 140 QUANTITATIVE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS ENGL 120S WRITING IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES ETHN 133 CROSSCULTURAL AGING IN AMERICA ETHN 194 RESEARCH IN ETHNIC STUDIES FACS 141 FAMILY FINANCE FACS 159 ADULTHOOD AND AGING IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT GERO 100 AGING ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA GERO 101 ELDER CARE CONTINUUM SERVICES AND STRATEGIES GERO 102 SOCIAL

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  • First Year Experience Programs - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    Year Seminar and or a learning community during summer orientation Both First Year Seminars and learning communities have limited availability so sign up early to get the best selection Summer orientation sessions can be found at http www csus edu acad orientation Back to Top Who do I contact for more information Students and Parents contact Rheena Munoz ASC II First Year Experience Programs AIRC 4002 rmunoz csus edu 278 2804 Faculty and Administrators contact Bridget Parsh RN Ed D Director First Year Experience Programs AIRC 4002b parshb csus edu Who are the First Year Seminar Teachers The First Year Seminar is taught by faculty in 20 departments across campus The professors teaching these courses are committed to helping first year students succeed How many First Year Seminar courses are there Are they all the same Sixty sections of First Year Seminar are offered each fall First Year Seminars can have different department codes but they always have the course number 21 For example ENGL 21 and CRJ 21 are both First Year Seminars the first is taught by an English professor and a Criminal Justice professor teaches the second All sections of First Year Seminar contain the same basic topics and use the same primary textbook A complete listing of First Year Seminar Courses is shown below ALS 21 ANTH 21 CHDV 21 COMS 21 CRJ 21 CSC 21 EDBM 21 EDTE 21 ENGL 21 ETHN 21 FORL 21 GNST 21 HIST 21 HONR 1 HRS 21 MGMT 21 MUSC 21 NSM 21 NURS 21 PHIL 21 RPTA 21 Back to Top EOP LEARNING COMMUNITIES What is the Educational Opportunity Program EOP EOP enacted by law in 1969 is a state mandated program that provides access to a college education for first generation college students Students who are from low income and educationally disadvantaged communities are targeted for the program EOP provides special admission consideration academic advising financial assistance and retention services to eligible undergraduate students who are California residents In addition EOP provides instructional support to students through the EOP Learning Communities Program What is an EOP Learning Community A learning community is comprised of a set of core courses that groups of freshmen students are required to enroll in together Because both students and faculty all work and learn together in a community atmosphere a supportive environment is created for students This helps to foster the academic growth and college success of students in the program How are students placed in an EOP Learning Community Students must first complete their EOP admission file as well as take the English Placement Test EPT and the Entry Level Mathematics Exam ELM preferably by the March test deadline The student must complete an EOP Online Workshop and agree to the terms of the EOP Student Agreement Form which outlines the requirements of the program Upon receipt of the student s test scores the student is assisted to add classes to their Fall schedule A letter is e mailed informing the

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  • Saseep - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    Dr Marcellene Watson Derbigny Lassen Hall 2205 916 278 6183 http www csus edu saseep Adjunct Program Tina Jordan 916 278 6725 Business Educational Equity Program Bonnie Burnell 916 278 5875 Education Equity Program Adriana Echandia 916 278 4324 MESA Engineering Computer Science Program Jaime White 916 278 6699 College of Health and Human Services Dr Robin Carter 916 278 7255 Science Educational Equity Program Enid Gonzalez and Mary McCarthy Hintz 916 278 6519 Cooper Woodson College Enhancement Program Dr Ricky Green 916 278 5363 American Indian Summer Institute Ricardo Torres 916 278 7819 College Making It Happen Emiliano Diaz and Ondria Chappell 916 278 5610 Back to Top Dedicated to Educating Graduating and Retaining Educational Equity Students DEGREES is a program designed to promote the retention and graduation of all campus underrepresented students The program is composed of four tracks including early warning interventions continuing student support curricular enrichment mentoring tutoring services and engagement The overarching goal of the program is to connect students with a variety of campus resources to impact their overall success in college Program Co Directors Dr Marcellene Watson Derbigny and Dr Viridiana Diaz Lassen Hall 2205 916 278 6183 http www csus edu degreesproject Educational Opportunity Programs EOP is designed to serve California residents from low income households who demonstrate the motivation and potential to earn a baccalaureate degree EOP students are individuals who have the potential to succeed at Sacramento State but have not been able to realize their goal for a higher education because of her his economic and or educational background The program works with students to provide academic support services tutoring counseling and academic advising Program Director Dr Marcellene Watson Derbigny Lassen Hall 2205 916 278 6183 http www csus edu eop Faculty Student Mentor Program FSMP is designed to

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  • Distance and Distributed Education - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    online You can check http www csus edu atcs elearning to find the technology profile for a specific eLearning course The eLearning courses listed on this Web site may have class notes of 4 and or 15 and will have one of three designations televised hybrid online eLearning courses with 4 class note next to them means they are available for credit over cable television The 15 class note means that the course is an online course which requires internet access Hybrid and online courses can include significant Internet assignments Another way to know if a class is an eLearning course is by logging onto the My Sac State searchable Class Schedule and selecting eLearning Courses as a course attribute for the semester of interest How can I find out what the requirements will be for my eLearning course You can contact the department or the instructor to determine the exact requirements for each course Many departments have copies of course syllabi and instructors may be available during the semester and often during breaks to provide information on courses For all hybrid and online courses it is critical that you attend the first class or orientation session if required and follow all the instructor s directions as soon as they become available What are the computer requirements for eLearning courses Not all televised courses require students to have computer skills or be able to access the Internet to complete course requirements However hybrid and online courses and many of the televised courses do have assignments that include Internet course content and activities and you must have Internet access in order to enroll in these courses If you do not subscribe to an Internet Service Provider ISP computer labs are available throughout the campus These labs are open to all currently enrolled Sac State students Back to Top What computer skills do I need to have to take an eLearning course You should be familiar with the general computer environment and basic personal productivity software and be able to use an Internet browser before you enroll in an eLearning course If your course uses SacCT online tutorials and support information are available at http www csus edu sacct student index stm How do I register for eLearning courses at Sac State You can register for eLearning courses through the standard Sac State registration process If you are not a formally admitted Sac State student you may be able to enroll in courses through the College of Continuing Education CCE Call 916 278 4433 or go to http www cce csus edu for information about CCE registration procedures How do I get books and materials for my eLearning courses Books and materials for eLearning courses are available in the Hornet Bookstore Information regarding books for specific classes can be obtained by calling the Bookstore at 916 278 6445 Mail order services are available when prepaying with Visa or MasterCard Please contact the Textbook Department at the above number for details Do I

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  • Advising Faq's - Student Registration & Advising Guide
    INSTRUCTOR OF PREPARATORY CLASSES REGARDING PROGRESS COLLEGE COMPOSITION II ENGLISH 20 REQUIREMENT What is the English 20 requirement Every student is required to take a second semester English composition course which has English 1A as a prerequisite Sac State offers two courses to meet this requirement ENGL 20 College Composition II ENGL 20M College Composition II Multilingual When should I take English 20 Students must complete 30 semester units before enrolling in English 20 Does English 20 also meet the Critical Thinking requirement No English 20 does not satisfy the Critical Thinking requirement GE Area A3 Can I meet the English 20 requirement with a D grade No a minimum C grade is required in English 20 I received a D or F grade in English 20 can I repeat it at a community college No English 20 cannot be repeated at a community college There is no equivalent course I m an English major do I have to take English 20 No English majors are not required to take English 20 The English 20 requirement will be met in their major FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT Can the Foreign Language requirement be met with courses from high school Yes 3 years of one language or completion of the 3rd year equivalent of one language with a C grade or better satisfies the foreign language requirement Send official high school transcripts to the Office of the University Registrar 6000 J Street Sacramento CA 95819 6048 How does the second semester course work Students can take a two semester sequence of a language or first year students may choose to take the second semester of the language they took in high school Second semester language courses are available at your My Sac State online class schedule I took 2 years of one language and one year of another language in high school Unfortunately this combination does not fulfill the requirement Consider taking a second semester foreign language course I took 2 years of Spanish and 2 years of French in high school Yes 2 years of one language and 2 years of another language will fulfill the requirement as long as students earn at least C grades in the second year of both languages Do I have to take a placement test to get into language courses No To determine the best course placement in a foreign language consider taking the online Language Placement Tests at http www csus edu fl Tests are available for Spanish and French courses Placement exams are given in the first class in all language courses above 1A Who should take Spanish 1C Spanish 1C Intensive Beginning Spanish is intended for students who had two years of Spanish in high school or two semesters in college and need a complete review Like SPAN 1B SPAN 1C is considered a second semester course Does American Sign Language ASL count Yes ASL courses may be used to meet the foreign language requirement ASL courses offered at Sac State are listed as EDS 51 and 52 What are the grade requirements for the foreign language requirement A minimum C grade is required in the course used to fulfill the foreign language requirement Can I take a language test instead of a class Yes Sacramento State offers proficiency tests in Cantonese French German and Spanish To be tested in a language other than those listed go to the Foreign Language Department Mariposa Hall 2051 916 278 6333 or http www csus edu fl to find a referral for testing in that language I m already fluent in another language For students who are proficient in a language other than English please go to the Foreign Language Department in Mariposa Hall 2051 to discuss options Students who attended a high school where the language of instruction was not English may provide a transcript from that high school to the Student Services Center in the Lassen Hall lobby Can I receive credit for taking the same language courses at Sac State that I took in high school Yes Back to Top FIRST YEAR STUDENTS Where can I find out which English and Math course I should take English and math placement is determined by ELM EPT scores Please see the ELM EPT FAQs for course options Should I take a First Year Seminar class Yes The First Year seminar course helps students learn how the University works meet other first year students and learn to be academically successful while fulfilling the GE Area E requirement What are Learning Communities Learning Communities group 25 first year students together in 2 or 3 classes Some Learning Communities include a First Year Seminar How can I apply for the Honors Program Contact the Honors Program at the following Web site http www csus edu honorsprogram How do I get on the Dean s Honor List First year students need a 3 0 semester GPA sophomores juniors and seniors need a 3 25 semester GPA Students must complete at least 12 units of graded credit in a semester to be eligible for the Dean s Honor List Should I finish my GE requirements before taking courses for my major Students who have a declared major should take some courses from that major along with GE courses Undeclared students can focus on GE while exploring major options How does advising work Students are required to see an advisor each semester during their first year First year students will see an advisor in the Academic Advising and Career Center Lassen Hall 1013 unless their major requires departmental advising Students will be notified via e mail or My Sac State when it is time to schedule the first year advising appointment When do I become a sophomore Sophomore standing occurs after successfully completing 30 semester units This may take longer than 2 semesters for students who take preparatory English and or math courses Is it possible to graduate in 4 years Students who wish to graduate in 4 years need to take 15 units per semester This takes persistence planning and financial support Consult with a major advisor and or an advisor in the Academic Advising and Career Center for help in setting up a plan I have a job how many classes should I take Working too many hours and taking too many classes is the most common reason students are on probation Below are listed recommendations for balancing work and school working less than 15 hours per week OK to take 5 classes working up to 24 hours per week Limit to 4 classes working up to 30 hours per week Limit to 3 classes working up to 40 hours per week Limit to 2 classes Back to Top GENERAL EDUCATION What are the General Education GE requirements Complete 48 units in 5 areas of GE A E The 48 GE units must include at least 9 units of upper division GE courses At Sac State upper division are courses numbered 100 199 Community college courses are all lower division regardless of the course number 9 units in GE must be taken in residence at Sacramento State Every student must take one Race and Ethnicity in American Society course Every student must take one Writing Intensive course Please fill out the GE Worksheet to keep track of your progress When should I take my 3 required upper division GE courses Students may overlap upper division GE courses with major requirements For more information about fulfilling upper division GE requirements please consult with advisors in the Academic Advising and Career Center Do I take my GE courses or graduation requirements in any particular order Highly Recommended Complete Area A Oral Communication Composition and Critical Thinking and Area B4 Quantitative Reasoning as early as possible Undeclared students should concentrate early on GE courses GE courses allow students to explore major options Required Students must complete 30 units before taking English 20 You must complete the WPJ ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W before you can take a Writing Intensive course Why must I take GE courses There are many benefits of General Education courses GE courses introduce students to areas of interest and may influence major and or career choice GE improves writing speaking and critical thinking skills GE courses provide knowledge and breadth which are also valued by employers The GE program helps students better understand and relate to diverse individuals and groups How do I keep track of my progress in GE The Academic Requirements tab is available on My Sac State for students as soon as they register The Academic Requirements tab provides students with an electronic version of their general education and major requirements Students can go to the Academic Advising and Career Center Lassen Hall 1013 if they have questions about GE or have questions about information on their Academic Requirements tab Are there any common mistakes in GE There are several common mistakes to avoid Don t take only GE courses mix GE with major courses There are no upper division courses at community colleges Don t assume any course is approved for GE check the list of approved GE classes Can I get D grades in GE courses It depends on the GE area D and D grades are not allowed in the following GE areas Area A1 Oral Communication Area A2 Written Communication Area A3 Critical Thinking Area B4 Quantitative Reasoning Keep in mind a 2 0 GPA is required in GE I completed my GE at XYZ College so am I finished with GE No Every student who transfers to Sac State must take 9 units of GE at Sac State The 9 units should be upper division and include a Race Ethnicity in American Society course and a Writing Intensive course For help see the Academic Advising and Career Center Lassen 1013 Back to Top I have an IGETC certification from my CCC have I finished my GE An IGETC or Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum certification exempts students from additional lower division GE requirements An IGETC certification also exempts students from the English 20 requirement Students must have an IGETC certification sent from their community college IGETC certified students are still responsible for 9 units upper division GE a Writing Intensive course a Race and Ethnicity in American Society course History and Government requirements Foreign Language requirement Do GE requirements change for different majors The Liberal Studies major incorporates all GE requirements in the major See LIBS advisors in Lassen 2008 Engineering majors are exempt from some of the area requirements talk with an advisor in the Academic Advising and Career Center Lassen 1013 and check the Engineering GE Worksheet available online at http www csus edu acad documents GE Worksheet ENGR Rev12 11 pdf to learn more Does U S History count for Race and Ethnicity in American Society History 17A or 17B taken at Sac State or Sierra College meets the Race and Ethnicity in American Society Requirement Can a course I take for the Foreign Language requirement also apply to GE Check the online GE course list in the Catalog at http catalog csus edu for the most up to date information Some foreign language courses at California community colleges also meet GE requirements SECOND YEAR STUDENTS Students who begin their second year on academic probation are required to meet with an advisor twice a semester and attend a workshop Advisors contact students directly GRADES How do I calculate my GPA Students can look up their GPA on My Sac State A GPA is calculated by dividing your hours attempted into your grade points The number of grade points received for each unit taken is based on the grade earned A 4 0 A 3 7 B 3 3 B 3 0 B 2 7 C 2 3 C 2 0 C 1 7 D 1 3 D 1 0 D 0 7 F 0 For help calculating your GPA try the GPA calculator online at http www csus edu acad gpacalculator html What should I do about an I grade An I grade is assigned when a student has completed most of the requirements for a course The instructor should make a written agreement with the student stating what is required to complete the course and finish the work in the time specified What happens to I grades I grades lapse to F grades after one year if they are not completed Courses in which a student has received an I grade cannot be repeated until a letter grade is posted What should I do if I receive a WU grade WU grades are unofficial withdrawals WU grades are calculated as F grades in the GPA A student may file a WU deletion petition the first time WU grades are received Is there a deadline for a WU deletion petition Yes The WU must be deleted prior to posting of the degree Are D grades acceptable in my major courses Check with a major department advisor for minimum grade requirements in the major Can I take courses Credit No Credit Option Any course may be taken CR NC However courses taken CR NC may NOT be used for GE graduation and or major minor requirements Courses taken for CR NC may ONLY be used for elective credit CR NC petitions must be submitted before the end of the fourth week of classes If you earn a C or above in the course you will receive a CR grade lower than a C will result in NC CR and NC grades do not affect your GPA Can I audit a course Auditors do not receive any credit for their work Students must have the instructor s permission to add the course as an auditor Back to Top GRADUATING What requirements are necessary to graduate Graduation requirements are listed below 120 units minimum required for the BA BS degree General Education 48 units Major units vary widely College Composition II requirement English 20 minimum C grade required Foreign Language requirement minimum C grade required Race and Ethnicity in American Society requirement Writing Placement for Juniors or ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W minimum C grade required Writing Intensive course minimum C grade required Upper division unit requirement 40 units Residence requirement 30 units How do I apply to graduate Refer to Graduation Filing Dates at www csus edu registrar graduation for information on filing the graduation application To apply online see the list of majors at www csus edu registrar graduation apply online stm What if I need help applying to graduate The instructions are available online at http www csus edu registrar forms grad Here s where to go for more help Questions about the major see a major department advisor Questions regarding GE or graduation requirements see the Academic Advising and Career Center Lassen Hall 1013 If I miss the deadline can I still graduate Any student may participate in the commencement ceremony A student does not officially graduate until all requirements have been successfully completed What if I don t complete all my requirements as planned Any changes to the major graduation application must be processed through the Degree Evaluations Office If coursework cannot be completed by the semester of graduation the student should submit a request to change their date of graduation and pay the appropriate fee Forms are available online at http www csus edu registrar forms I have one more course to take can I still graduate Students often confuse graduating with the commencement ceremony Any student may participate in commencement however a student does not actually graduate until all requirements are complete When do I get my diploma Diplomas are usually mailed two months after graduation Back to Top What will be on my diploma An example of the diploma wording is listed below Minors are not listed on the diploma Mary Smith Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Marketing Cum Laude HONORS What s the Dean s Honor list and how do I get on it The Dean s Honor list is recognition of high academic achievement that is part of a student s permanent record Semester honors are awarded and the notation Dean s Honor List is posted to the permanent academic record for first year students earning a 3 00 GPA and other undergraduates earning a 3 25 GPA Students must complete a minimum of 12 graded units with no I grades and no grades lower than C How do I graduate with honors The following recognition is on the diploma of students who have completed at least 30 graded units at Sacramento State and fall in these GPA ranges based on courses taken at Sacramento State 3 50 3 74 Cum Laude 3 75 3 89 Magna Cum Laude 3 90 4 00 Summa Cum Laude I ve heard about honor societies what are they Do we have them at Sac State Membership in national honor societies is a formal recognition of outstanding academic achievement Sacramento State is affiliated with two honor societies Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key Some majors are also affiliated with honor societies related to that major check the list of departmental organizations online at http sacstate orgsync com for more information OVERLAPPING REQUIREMENTS Note At Sacramento State lower division courses are numbered 1 99 upper division courses are numbered 100 199 Can I use a course from my major for GE requirements There is unlimited overlap between your major and GE courses Can courses from my minor also apply to GE There is unlimited overlap between your minor and GE courses Can my Writing Intensive course apply to the 9 unit upper division requirement Yes However there are some courses that meet the Writing Intensive requirement but do not apply to any GE area or the 9 unit upper division requirement Check the online catalog for the most up to date list at http catalog csus edu current first100pages ge html Can my Writing

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