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COUN 80 Understanding the Transfer Process is designed to enable students to actively participate in planning their educational goals by providing information about the requirements for transferring from a community college to a university.  Emphasis will also be on how to choose a transfer university.  The course will consist of lecture, guest speakers, and student assignments. Use of college catalogs, printed directories, and the Internet will be necessary to complete assignments (all available in the Transfer Center). The course is transferable to the CSU for one unit of credit and is offered in both full semester and short-course formats.

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Use college catalogs, printed directories, the Internet, and Transfer Center resources

  2. Compare and evaluate colleges and universities

  3. Find the current admissions, general education, and major requirements for transfer

  4. Plan your coursework to meet the requirements for transfer

  5. Participate in the university application process

  6. Find information about financial aid, scholarships, housing and other student services

  7. Anticipate what it involved in making the transition to a university



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Merced Community College, 3600 M Street, Merced CA 95348
The Transfer Center is located on the 3rd Floor of the Lesher Building, Room 312. Phone: 209 384 6218
Transfer Center Counselor: Greg Soto

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Last Update: 11/17/2009 11:12:54 AM