2006 01 27 CE Total University Experience Presenta

Information about 2006 01 27 CE Total University Experience Presenta

Published on January 14, 2008

Author: Saverio

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Slide2:  Dr. Ana Maria Rodriguez Associate Vice President Undergraduate Studies Mr. Dennis McMillan Associate Vice President Enrollment and Student Services Slide3:  Connie Rosas-Najera Director of HS to University Programs and Testing Services Jaime D. Garza Senior Program Coordinator Concurrent Enrollment Purpose UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Purpose UTPA Concurrent Enrollment To provide academically talented high school juniors and seniors with an opportunity to acquire university credit while still attending high school To better prepare students for post-secondary studies geared towards a baccalaureate degree and beyond Student Enrollment – AY 1998-2004 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Student Enrollment – AY 1998-2004 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Benefits at the University Level UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Benefits at the University Level UTPA Concurrent Enrollment The “Total University Experience” Direct access to campus facilities and services Full-fledge University course University level classroom experience Credit to be utilized at UTPA or elsewhere Highly qualified university professors Wide selection of courses Begin taking courses geared towards degree plan Complete university level degree earlier Financial incentive Potential savings of 50% or more on tuition and fees Better recognition when applying for scholarships Benefits at the High School Level UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Benefits at the High School Level UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Dual credit Earn both high school and college credit Complete both high school and college earlier Course not offered at high school Higher level course Special subject area Distinguished Achievement Program Completing a Concurrent Enrollment course may satisfy measure for the DAP More mature and better focused student Two CE Programs Available UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Two CE Programs Available UTPA Concurrent Enrollment High School to University Program UTPA has agreement with school district UTPA bills school district directly Student makes payment arrangement with school Student saves more than 50% of tuition and fees Independent Student Program Student must pay 100% of tuition and fees Payment needs to be made directly to UTPA Payment deadlines must be met Program Qualifications UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Program Qualifications UTPA Concurrent Enrollment High School to University Program Students must meet one of the three admission criteria to qualify An acceptable ACT/SAT score or Top 10% or 90 GPA Independent Student Program Student must meet two of the three (including exam requirement) admission criteria to qualify An acceptable ACT/SAT score and Top 10% or 90 GPA Admission Criteria Details UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Admission Criteria Details UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Acceptable ACT or SAT composite score ACT 22 or higher; or SAT 1030 or higher Rank in Top 10% of graduating class Class rank and class size needed GPA of 90 or higher in academic courses Academic courses include English, math, natural sciences, social studies, and foreign languages Physical education, music, and vocational courses not calculated GPA based on raw grades, not weighted grades Calculated using two most recent columns on transcript with minimum of three semesters of grades Key Ingredients to Success UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Key Ingredients to Success UTPA Concurrent Enrollment High level of maturity, dedication to academics, time for class and study Application, orientation, deadlines, 48-hour core curriculum, dual credit, DAP, registration Communication and involvement between student, parent, school, UTPA CE Student Performance 2004-2005 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  CE Student Performance 2004-2005 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Student Performance AY 2001-2005 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Student Performance AY 2001-2005 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Deadlines for Application and Materials UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Deadlines for Application and Materials UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Admissions UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Admissions UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Apply to UTPA Texas Common Application-online version preferred Indicate interest in CE program Apply to CE Program CE Program Application Official high school transcript Texas Success Initiative (TSI) College preparedness assessment Assessment required before attending orientation Exemptions (ACT, ACT Residual, SAT, TAKS) Assessment instruments (THEA, QuickTHEA, ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, ASSET) New Student Orientation UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  New Student Orientation UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Overview General UTPA Information Advisement and Registration Campus Tour Mandatory for all new CE students Students will not need to attend again after high school graduation Orientation Fee Student’s responsibility Not billed to school Academic Advisement UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Academic Advisement UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Required of all students (new and returning) Better ensure registration in proper classes Area of study Educational level New students Will attend advisement as part of the orientation Returning students Will need to schedule an advisement session with the Advisement Center Group sessions may be available Registration of Courses UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Registration of Courses UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Students will be issued a Registration Access Code (RAC) to enroll in courses A new RAC will be issued every term Student must attend advisement every term to acquire new RAC RAC will allow registration access through 4th class day for fall/spring and 2nd class day for summer sessions Course Considerations UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Course Considerations UTPA Concurrent Enrollment General education 48 hour core Degree plan requirements College credits earned in high school Advanced Placement Success on exams Dual credit courses Transferability Special program Course Information UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Course Information UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Course restrictions Limited to two courses (6-8 hours) per term Health and Kinesiology courses not allowed No Junior or Senior (3000-4000) level courses Developmental courses not allowed No previous failing grades (D, F, WF, DF, I) Texas Success Initiative noncompliant Department prerequisites Courses will be reviewed CE staff and high school staff will be provided course rosters to review Restricted courses will be dropped Slide22:  Lise Blankenship Director Counseling and Advisement Center Texas Success Initiative Overview UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Texas Success Initiative Overview UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Students are assessed for college readiness in the areas of reading, math, and writing Students will not be allowed to attend new student orientation unless they have taken an acceptable TSI assessment or are TSI exempt TSI Assessments UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  TSI Assessments UTPA Concurrent Enrollment TSI Assessments THEA and/or state approved alternate exams (ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, and ASSET) must be taken before entering college-level courses Retesting may be required if initial scores do not meet TSI and/or University standards TSI Exemptions UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  TSI Exemptions UTPA Concurrent Enrollment ACT: composite score of 23 with a minimum score of 19 on both the English and Math sections SAT: combined Critical Reading (Verbal) and Math scores of 1070 with a minimum of 500 on both the Critical Reading (Verbal) and Math sections TAKS: Math 2200; English/Language Arts 2200 with a writing sub score of at least 3) Based on 11th grade scores Partial exemptions are also possible for Math or Reading and Writing using the above scores HS registrar should submit “Student Report” with ELA sub score TSI Assessments/Minimum Passing Scores UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  TSI Assessments/Minimum Passing Scores UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Course Placement UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Course Placement UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Students will be placed in developmental education if state standards for college readiness are not met after high school graduation Regular students are not allowed to enroll in upper-division coursework until state standards for college readiness are met CE students are not allowed to take upper-level courses despite having met this requirement Developmental Course Placement UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Developmental Course Placement UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Math 1340 ACT score of 20 or above THEA score of 260 or above Accuplacer score of 70 or above on College Level Math (CLM) Eng 1301 ACT score of 24 or above THEA score of 240 or above Accuplacer score of 80 or above w/ Writing sample score of 5 Accuplacer Writing sample score of 6 Special Notes UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Special Notes UTPA Concurrent Enrollment CE classes do not apply towards the Coordinated Admissions Program to UT Courses will be reviewed CE and high school staff will be provided class enrollment reports to review Restricted courses will be dropped Three-peat Policy Students who attempt the same college credit course on the third attempt or more in the same university must pay an additional $100 per repeated credit hour Other Prerequisites UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Other Prerequisites UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Much like the state TSI requirements, academic departments may impose prerequisites to best ensure that a student does not take a course that is too advanced or difficult Most prerequisites are outlined in the UTPA Undergraduate Catalog and/or along with the course listing Types of prerequisites High school courses College courses Exam scores TSI and Prerequisite Documentation UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  TSI and Prerequisite Documentation UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Submit documentation of TSI and/or prerequisites Official high school transcript to CE office for high school course(s) and, if posted, scores for ACT, SAT, AP, and/or TAKS Official college transcript to UTPA admissions for college courses Exam scores: have scores reported directly to UTPA for ACT, SAT, THEA, and AP Students submit an original score report to CE office or admissions to be copied; copy may help verify scores if any problems arise Slide32:  Undergraduate Admissions Registrar’s Office Concurrent Enrollment Residency and International Issues UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Residency and International Issues UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Non-resident students do not receive reduced fee unless course is being taken for dual credit Non-resident fees are several hundred dollars more for a single class than residents International Students Students born in countries other than the US and Mexico may need to submit verification of medical insurance A fee of several hundred dollars may be assessed if not insured Residency and International Issues UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Residency and International Issues UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Residency Questions Phone: (956) 292-7335 JoAnn Balderrama, Admissions Counselor Rosita Cantu, Admissions Counselor International Student Questions Phone: (956) 381-2922 Marissa Guzman, Administrative Assistant Slide35:  Joni Thomas Assistant Registrar Registrar’s Office Slide36:  Enedelia Kidd Assistant Director Undergraduate Studies Slide37:  Hudson De Yoe Director ACEBS Program ACEBS Program UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  ACEBS Program UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Give college-bound high school students an opportunity to take introductory biology and provide them with a research experience Students enroll in Biology 1402 lecture and lab for Summer Session I 2006 Tuition, fees and books provided for 10 students Dedicated lab and teaching assistant Pair students and two high school teachers with a research faculty mentor Students have $500 research allowance Public poster session at end of program Additional research experience Field trip to USDA research facility Weekly seminar series ACEBS for Teachers UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  ACEBS for Teachers UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Purpose of this component of the program is to expose science teachers to the realm of biological research through an actual research experience Participant will be paired with a UTPA Biology Department faculty mentor for the 5-week duration of the program to conduct a research project Mentor will receive $750 to purchase supplies for the participant’s project Experience will develop or augment teacher’s skills in: Use of the scientific method Experimental design Laboratory and/or field skills Data management and analysis Scientific writing Presentation skills ACEBS Deadlines and Contacts UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  ACEBS Deadlines and Contacts UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Deadlines Priority-March 20 Final-May 20 Contact: Hudson DeYoe at (956) 381-3538 or [email protected] Slide41:  Jaime D. Garza Senior Program Coordinator Concurrent Enrollment CE Summer Housing Program UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  CE Summer Housing Program UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Residential program being offered for Summer Session II 2006 Eliminates distance/transportation concern Room and board scholarship “Ultimate” University Experience Support system with specially selected resident assistants/mentors Campus resources at front door CE Summer Housing Program UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  CE Summer Housing Program UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Available for up to 20 qualified South Texas students Applicants must: Reside more than 30 miles from UTPA campus Consideration will also be given to applicants who do not have reliable transportation to campus Intend on attending UTPA after high school graduation Apply and be accepted Attend a CESHP orientation Participants must register for six credit hours Three of choice and three in a Learning Frameworks course Participants must attend program related events Distance Learning UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Distance Learning UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Offers students an opportunity to take classes without the need to travel to the UTPA campus Two means of distance learning Interactive television (ITV) courses Live class offered through interactive television Requires letter of agreement On-line courses Web-based courses Slide45:  Griselda Castilla Associate Director Student Financial Services University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Criteria for students entering UTPA FALL 2005 through Spring 2007: Qualification Requirements: “B” average in 12 hours of AP credit, and/or CE credit earned at UTPA (from 4 separate exams or courses in different subject areas; credit must include both English 1301 or higher and Math 1340* or higher) OR “B” average in 6 hours of AP credit, and/or CE credit earned at UTPA in both English 1301 or higher and Math 1340* or higher and have a minimum ACT 24 composite (with at least 19 English and 19 Math) or a minimum SAT score of 1110 (with at least 500 Verbal and 500 Math). *Business majors, Math 1321 or higher is acceptable University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Award Guidelines Tuition/Fee scholarship for 4 years OR $500 per semester for books/supplies at university bookstore Enroll in 15 hrs. each semester (must pass 12 hrs. each fall/spring to continue on scholarship and complete 30 hrs. each academic year) Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA Renewable for 4 years or graduation, whichever occurs first University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Criteria for students entering Fall 2007 and after Must have 4 courses (total of 12 hours) of AP credit and/or CE credit earned at UTPA with a “B” or better in each course (from four separate exams or courses in different subject areas; credit must include both English 1301 or higher and Math 1340* or higher) AND have a minimum ACT 22 composite or a minimum SAT score of 1030 OR Be an International Baccalaureate Diploma recipient AND have a minimum ACT 22 composite or a minimum SAT score of 1030 Note: For students with 30+ACT who have English 1301 and 1302 waived, they must still take Math 1340 plus 9 hours with a B or better in different subject areas. University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Award Guidelines Valued at $12,000 $3000 annual scholarship award ($1500/per semester; Fall/Spring only) Enroll in 15 hrs. each semester (must pass 12 hrs. each fall/spring to continue on scholarship and complete 30 hrs. each academic year) Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA No summer awards (student may, at own expense, take summer courses to complete credit hour or GPA requirements) Renewable for 4 years or graduation, whichever occurs first University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Application Process The University Scholars Scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis To be considered for the scholarship students must submit: An online University Scholars Scholarship application An Entering Freshmen Application for Admission An official High school transcript, which must include ACT or SAT scores, GPA (on a 100 point scale), and rank and class size Deadline dates will be published on the University Scholars brochure University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  University Scholars UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Contact Information Brenda Garcia Scholarship Coordinator Phone: (956) 381-2935 Email: [email protected] Deadlines and Terms-Summer/Fall 2006 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Deadlines and Terms-Summer/Fall 2006 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment Other Important Dates-Summer/Fall 2006 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment:  Other Important Dates-Summer/Fall 2006 UTPA Concurrent Enrollment New student orientations for CE students April May August Other important dates will be covered during orientation Slide55:  Connie Rosas-Najera, Director Jaime D. Garza, Senior Program Coordinator Angela Reyes, Program Coordinator Phone: (956) 292-7570 • Fax: (956) 292-7581 Email: [email protected] Internet: http://hs2us.utpa.edu/ce

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