Page 34

32 / Student Support Services

CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

Student Support

EDUCATION SPECIALIST CREDENTIAL (Special Education)

The person holding this credential may work with elementary, middle school, or high school students. An Education Specialist Credential offers the following specializations: Mild to Moderate Disabilities, Moderate to Severe Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education. A student will need to earn a Bachelor’s degree, pass the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST), complete a teaching credentialing program, pass a U.S. Constitution class, pass the California Subject Examination (CSET), pass the Reading Instruction Competency Assessment (RICA), and obtain a Character and Identification Clearance.

INFORMATION

For specific academic advisement at Cypress College, contact the Teacher Preparation Counselor, Velia Lawson (714) 484-7015, Student Center, 2nd floor, Counseling or for all other inquiries, contact Nina DeMarkey, Dean Social Sciences Division, Humanities Room 238, (714) 484-7185. The Teacher Preparation Office has a list of all the Cypress classes you will need to take for transfer to a CSU or other University. The Cypress Teacher Preparation website is: http://CypressCollege.edu/academics/ specialprograms/TeacherPrep/TeachPrepprogram. ** Students with a criminal record are strongly recommended to see the Teacher Preparation Coordinator to find out their eligibility in the program. NOTE: Students interested in Teaching should use the program code to indicate their area of interest for the Liberal Arts degree.

Student Support Services The hours listed here are the normal hours of operation for the various offices for the Fall and Spring semesters. The Summer hours may be different (consult the Summer Class Schedule) and all hours are subject to change.

ADMISSIONS AND RECORDS

Admissions and Records is the first contact students will generally have with Cypress College. The Office provides clear and concise information to all members of the community, and admits and registers students in a timely and proficient manner. The Office provides supportive contacts with students, faculty and the administration by maintaining and retrieving student records. The Admissions and Records Office serves as the final evaluator of all certificate and graduation applications, distributes student records (including grades and transcripts) and certifies and reports attendance data to appropriate agencies. The Admissions and Records Office is located on the first floor of the Student Center. For information, call (714) 484-7346. NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: MON–THU FRI

8:00 am–  6:00 pm 8:00 am–12:00 pm

ADULT RE-ENTRY PROGRAM

The Adult Re-entry Program recognizes that learning is a lifelong process and is dedicated to meeting the needs of “non-traditional” students. Our Program provides a combination of services to explore career, academic and success issues as you progress on your educational path. Let us help you discover the many opportunities, services and options available. The Program offers counseling, classes, workshops, resources and referrals. The Adult Re-entry Program is located in the Career Planning Center on the second floor of the Student Center. For information call (714) 484-7120 or visit our website at: CypressCollege.edu/services/counseling/adultreentryprogram.aspx NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: MON–THU FRI

8:00 am–  6:00 pm 8:00 am–12:00 pm

ARTICULATION STATEMENT

Articulation agreements define how courses will transfer from one institution to another. Cypress College maintains major and/or courseto-course articulation agreements with most public universities and many independent colleges and universities in the state of California. The agreements with the public institutions are listed on www.assist. org which is the official repository for articulation in the state. Many independent institutions have articulation information available on their websites. In addition, agreements with public and independent institutions are located in the Transfer Center. For more information call (714) 484-7129.

ASSESSMENT CENTER

The Assessment Center provides a variety of services to determine skill levels in grammar, reading, and mathematics. The Center is one of the main components of matriculation services offered to each student. The purpose is to place students in courses which match the students’ skills, needs, and goals with college courses, programs and services. Testing available on a walk-in basis. The Assessment Center is located on the second floor of the Student Center. For information call (714) 484-7223. NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: MON–THU FRI

8:30 am–  5:00 pm 8:30 am–12:00 pm

BOOKSTORE

All textbooks and supplies will be available for purchase in the bookstore at least two weeks before each semester or mid-semester class begins. The bookstore also offers special orders for those books that students cannot find in area stores. The bookstore also offers supplementary educational books and supplies. The supply section offers imprinted Cypress College logo clothing, gifts, greeting cards, snacks, candy, beverages and general merchandise. You may also rent or purchase textbooks and e-books online at: www.CypressCollegebookstore.com. NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: MON–THU FRI

7:45 am–  6:00 pm 7:45 am–12:00 pm

For your convenience the bookstore is open the first Saturday at the start of the Fall and Spring Semesters. Hours for the Summer session and holidays will be posted outside the bookstore as necessary. For additional information call (714) 484-7336.

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...

Advertisement