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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 1

2014-2015 Catalog

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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 2

Table of Contents

Residency Requirements (November 2014)……….3

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways (June 2014)………4

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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 3

The addendum below replaces a section of page 80 of the 2014-2015 Brandman

University Catalog. The specific change below is reflected in red; specifically a minimum

of 30 credits must be completed in residence at Brandman.

II. Graduation Requirements–Bachelor Degrees • A minimum of 120 credits.

• 36 credits earned in upper-division coursework.

• Minimum of 30 credits completed in residence at Brandman; 18 of which must be upper-division credits, 12 of which must be completed in students major.

• A 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at Brandman and transfer work.

• A 2.0 grade point average in all major and minor coursework. Programs may have additional grade requirements.

• Resolution of all “I” grades.

• LBSU 300 Liberal Arts Core Foundations- (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)

• LBSU 302 Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)

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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 4

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways 14-15 Catalog Addendum

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways Mission Statement

The Ameritas Hispanic Pathways’ (AHP) mission is to provide Hispanic students the opportunity to succeed in transitioning into Brandman’s Associate degree program, and ultimately earn their college degree. Ameritas Hispanic Pathways increases students’ college preparedness through its use of dual language academic instruction, bilingual counseling and technology, and enhanced student support services in an environment that values their culture and language.

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways Description

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways is Brandman University’s 10-course, 30-credit General Education offering designed for Hispanic learners. With its innovative Dual Language English Immersion (DLEI) approach, Ameritas Hispanic Pathways provides instruction and builds literacy by incorporating English-language instruction within the context of the subject matter. This means that English is both the medium of instruction and the object of instruction. As such, student learning outcomes focus on both content and language proficiency. Students will complete the Ameritas Hispanic Pathways 30-credit General Education courses at Brandman University.

The Ameritas Hispanic Pathways 10-course sequence focuses on General Education classes with Spanish language support to prepare students for the many undergraduate degree options offered by Brandman University. This 10-course sequence is comprised of general education courses that are specifically designed to transition students into Brandman’s degree programs better prepared to successfully earn their college degree.

To read Ameritas Hispanic Pathways information in Spanish, visit http://ameritas.brandman.edu/es Para leer sobre Ameritas Hispanic Pathways en Español, visite http:// ameritas.brandman.edu/es

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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 5 Admission

Students with up to 12 transferable baccalaureate credits that apply to the 30 credits designated in the Ameritas Hispanic Pathways may apply to the Associate of Arts Degree. Prospective students should consult the staff of Ameritas Hispanic Pathways of Brandman University on the campus they wish to attend for specific information regarding enrollment forms and formal application procedures.

Associate of Arts in General Education via Ameritas Hispanic Pathways

Students wishing to be admitted to the Associate of Arts in General Education via Ameritas Hispanic Pathways must meet the following admissions criteria.

1. Completed application package.

2. Official High School Diploma or GED equivalency.

3. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

4. Applicants must complete a placement test to identify their level of English and Spanish proficiency. Students must demonstrate language proficiency in both languages to at least a high A2 level as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference prior to enrollment.

Dual Enrollment

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways encourages High School and GED students to enroll in specific college courses through dual enrollment. It is not designed to serve as formal admission into Brandman University or any other post-secondary institution. Non-degree seeking students who have not completed their High School diploma or GED may enroll in LBSU 100 and LBSU 101 only. Acceptance of these courses for transfer to other institutions is solely at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Eligibility for High School Students:

High School students must meet the following requirements in order to seek dual enrollment as a non- degree seeking student:

1. High School certification of “senior status,” as defined by the school or successfully passed 75% of the required units needed to graduate from high school.

2. High School cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0.

3. Written approval from the counselor or principal of the student’s high school and a signed permission form from a parent or legal guardian if he or she is under 18 years of age.

4. A minimum score on the English and Spanish proficiency placement tests of a high A2 level, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference.

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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 6 Eligibility for GED Students:

Students enrolled in an adult school General Education Development (GED) certification program must meet the following requirements for dual enrollment as a non-degree seeking student:

1. Official enrollment in a GED Preparation Course at an adult school.

2. Verification of a successful pass of the Reading content area and one other content area of the 2013 GED examination. Beginning January 2014, verification of a successful pass of the Literacy content area and one other content area.

3. Written approval from the adult school Counselor or Principal.

4. A minimum score on the English and Spanish proficiency placement tests of a high A2 level, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference.

Graduation Requirements Associate of Arts Degree in General Education

Refer to graduation requirements for the Associate of Arts Degree in General Education in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Students in the Ameritas Hispanic Pathways must complete the following: • 18 of the 30 credits must be completed in residence.

• LBSU 100, LBSU 101, LBSU 105 and SPNU 110 cannot be satisfied in transfer.

• Students who are admitted to the Associate of Arts in General Education Program through Ameritas Hispanic Pathways will begin their studies with the following sequence of courses: LBSU 100, LBSU 101, ENGU 103, ENGU 104, and LBSU 105. LBSU 100 and/or LBSU 101 and ENGU 103 may be taken concurrently; and ENGU 104 and LBSU 105 may be taken concurrently.

Language Learning Outcomes:

Due to Ameritas Hispanic Pathways’ focus on developing English and Spanish language skills, courses in the 10-course sequence also have defined Language Learning Outcomes, specifically:

• Listening: Understand main points in well-structured live lectures, recordings, and videos on general interest topics and on more detailed discipline-specific topics. (English and Spanish) • Speaking: Describe general interest topics and more detailed discipline-specific topics in a

straightforward manner without difficulty so that they can be easily followed. (English and Spanish)

• Interacting: Engage in unprepared conversations with one or more individuals on general interest topics and more detailed discipline-specific topics and maintain a relatively steady flow of dialogue. (English and Spanish)

• Reading: Identify specific topics in written resources, determine main ideas (and supporting) idea(s) of readings, and follow instructions for general activities and more detailed discipline-specific activities. (English)

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2014-2015 Catalog Addendum 11.21.14 7 • Writing: Write clear descriptions, explanations, and/or instructions for general activities and

more detailed discipline-specific activities. (English)

Ameritas Hispanic Pathways of Brandman University 10-Course Sequence

General Education Requirements

A. BASIC SKILLS (12 credits) Course Code Course Name

COMU 101 Public Speaking I 3

ENGU 103 Writing and Rhetoric 3

ENGU 104 Writing about Literature 3

MATU 103 Applied Mathematics 3

B. BREADTH REQUIREMENTS (12 credits) Humanities (6 credits)

Course Code Course Name

SPNU 110 Spanish for the Dual Language Professional 3 LBSU 101 Success Strategies for the Dual Language Learner 3

Natural Sciences (3 credits) Course Code Course Name

FSNU 200 Human Nutrition 3

Social Sciences (3 credits) Courses Code Course Name

PSYU 101 Introduction to Psychology 3

C. LIBERAL EDUCATION FOUNDATIONS (6 credits) Course Code Course Name

LBSU 100 Student Success Strategies 3

LBSU 105 Academic Foundations 3

(TOTAL CREDITS) 30

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