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What You Need To Know

Slide2

Introduction to Semester Conversion

Berkeley

College will convert its academic calendar from a quarter system to a semester system in June 2016

An academic year will be comprised of two semesters, rather than three quarters

In a calendar year, students will have the ability to take courses over three semesters instead of four quarters

Slide3

Benefits of Semester Conversion

Additional

time to complete your coursework and, if necessary, seek the help of

professors, tutors

and

Academic Advisors

Complete an

Associate's degree

in 16 months instead of 18 months and a Bachelor’s degree in 32 months instead of

36

months, if you choose continuous enrollment (no semesters off).

Longer break,

beginning in

the Summer

of

2017

Slide4

Semester Facts and Figures

Quarter

System

Semester System

Associate’

s

Degree

90 quarter

credits

60 semester credits

23 courses

20 courses

Bachelor’s

Degree

180 quarter credits

120 semester

credits

46

courses

40 courses

Individual Course

2

or 4 quarter credits

3 semester credits

Full-Time

Status

12 – 16 credits

12

– 15 credits

Typically 3-4 courses

Typically 4-5 courses

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Academic Calendar - 2016

Jan

FebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWinter2016Spring2016Summer2016 Fall2016

Jan 4 – Mar 1210-week Quarter

Mar 21 – May 2810-week Quarter

Jun 6 – Sep 1014-week Semester

Sep 19 – Dec 24

14-week Semester

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Academic Calendar - 2017

Jan

FebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWinter2017Spring2017Summer2017 Fall2017

Jan 3 – Apr 1515-week Semester

Apr 24 – Aug 515-week Semester

Sep 5 – Dec 16

15-week Semester

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Example!

Quarter SystemSemester SystemCredits Required180120Credits Transferred44Credits Earned in 4 qtrs @ BC(Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016)64Total Credits Earned10872Total Credits Remaining7248Percentage of Degree Completed60%60%

I started in Spring of 2015 with

transfer credits and take 16 credits every term.

I take

each summer off. On the quarter system, I

was going to graduate in the Winter 2018 quarter. How do these credits translate to the semester

system?

Slide8

Example Continued!

How do I still graduate on time?

Your Graduation Plan on the Quarter SystemSpring 15 QuarterSummer 15 QuarterFall 15 QuarterWinter 16 QuarterSpring 16 QuarterSummer 16 QuarterFall 16 QuarterWinter 17 QuarterSpring 17 QuarterSummer 17 QuarterFall 17 QuarterWinter 18 QuarterEarnedLOAEarnedEarnedEarnedLOAEarnedEarnedEarnedLOAEarnedEarned & GRADUATE!161616161616161212

Your Graduation Plan on the Semester SystemOPTION 1Spring 15 QuarterSummer 15 QuarterFall 15 QuarterWinter 16 QuarterSpring 16 QuarterConversion!Summer 16 SemesterFall 16 SemesterWinter 17 SemesterSpring 17 SemesterFall 17 SemesterWinter 18 SemesterEarnedLOAEarnedEarnedEarned72 semester credits earnedLOAEarnedEarnedLOAEarnedEarned & GRADUATE!1616161648 semester credits to go!12121212

Your Graduation Plan on the Semester System

OPTION

2

Spring 15

Quarter

Summer 15

Quarter

Fall 15

Quarter

Winter 16

Quarter

Spring 16

Quarter

Conversion!

Summer 16

Semester

Fall 16

Semester

Winter 17

Semester

Spring 17

Semester

Fall 17

Semester

Winter 18

Semester

Earned

LOA

Earned

Earned

Earned

72 semester

credits earned

LOA

Earned

Earned

LOA

Earned & GRADUATE!

N/A

16

16

16

16

48 semester

credits to go!

18

15

15

N/A

Slide9

Another Example!

Quarter SystemSemester SystemCredits Required180120Credits Earned in 6 qtrs @ BC(Winter 2015, Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016)96Total Credits Earned9664Total Credits Remaining8456Percentage of Degree Completed53.33%53.33%

I started in

Winter of 2015 and take 16 credits every term.

I

attend year round and do not take summers off. On the quarter system, I

was going to graduate in the

Fall 2017

quarter. How do these credits translate to the semester

system?

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Another Example Continued!

How do I still graduate on time?

Your Graduation Plan on the Quarter SystemWinter 15 QuarterSpring 15 QuarterSummer 15 QuarterFall 15QuarterWinter 16 QuarterSpring 16 QuarterSummer 16QuarterFall 16 Quarter Winter 17 QuarterSpring 17 QuarterSummer 17 QuarterFall 17 QuarterEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarnedEarned & Graduate161616 161616161616121212 

Your Graduation Plan on the Semester System

Winter 15 Quarter

Spring

15 Quarter

Summer

15 Quarter

Fall 15 Quarter

Winter

16

Quarter

Spring

16 Quarter

Conversion!

Summer

16 Semester

Fall 16 Semester

Winter

17 Semester

Spring 17 Semester

Fall 17

Semester

Earned

Earned

Earned

Earned

Earned

Earned

64 Semester credits earned

Earned

Earned

Earned

Earned & Graduate!

NA

16

16

16

16

 

16

16

56 Semester credits to go!

15

 

15

15

 

12

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Pledge to Students

The Semester Conversion will allow you to:

- Keep your current progress towards your degree completion and

GPA that you

have already earned

- Complete

your degree in the same amount of

time

(

or less

),

as long as you maintain your current

enrollment status

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Semester Conversion Resources

Meet one-on-one with an Academic Advisor to map your road to graduation under the semester system

Visit

http://berkeleycollege.edu/semester-conversion.htm

for updates on the Semester Conversion and a list of FAQs

Slide13

Important Contacts

Semester Conversion Questions:

semesterconversion@mymail.berkeleycollege.edu

Your Academic Advisor:

Your COO:

Slide14

Together, we can ensurea successful transition

Slide15


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