How to Read Your Registration Guide

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  • How to Read Your Freshman Degree Guide

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to choose your first semester freshman classes using your personalized Registration Guide. You will learn HOW to register for your courses in another tutorial. 

    1. Print / Open your personalized Registration Guide that was attached in the Virtual Orientation Class Registration email.

    2. At the top of your registration guide, you will find the following information:

    • Your Name
    • Student ID Number
    • Date - The date your Virtual Orientation Class Registration materials were emailed to you.
    • Admit Status - Admit status determines how many units you are permitted to take in your first semester. 12 is shown as the minimum because at least 12 units are required to be a full-time student.
    • Major - If your major is incorrect, please contact Academic Advising to change your major and to recieve a new registration guide.
    • If Applicable (Music / Athletics)
      • This section only applies to you if you are a varsity athlete or involved in CBU’s music program. 
      • If you are an athlete or music student, you will want to register in the courses shown here.
    Reg Guide 1
     

     

    3. The first section is Major - Recommended 1st Semester Courses. You will register for one or more of these courses depending on your major.

     

    Reg Guide 2

     

    4. The next section is the Required 1st Semester Courses. You will register in all of these required 1st semester courses.

     
    Reg Guide 3


    5. The last section is the General Education Courses. You will register for one or more of these courses.

    • In part A, you can see your math placement and your recommended math course based on your major. If your technology or foreign language requirements say “exempt,” then you do not need to take those General Education courses.

     

    Reg Guide 4
     

     

    • Part B shows the core General Education requirements that all students must fulfill. 
    • The General Education requirements are broken down into the following categories, each with their own specific unit requirements:
      • Biblical and Theological Core (9 units),
      • The Natural World (6 units)
      • The Social World (6 units)
      • The Political World (6 units)
      • The Cultural World (6 units)
      • The Foundation Requirements
    • Some major courses may fulfill some or all of the units required in these categories.
    • If a category notes that your major will complete it, do not take any courses in this category that aren’t in your major.

     

    Reg Guide 5
  • How to Read Your Transfer Degree Guide
     

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to choose your first semester classes using your personalized Registration Guide. 

    1. Print / Open your personalized Registration Guide that was attached in the Virtual Orientation Class Registration email.

     
    TRG Front

     

    2. At the top of your personalized guide, you will find your name, student ID number and admit status. Your admit status determines how many units you are permitted to take in your first semester. 12 is shown as the minimum because at least 12 units are required to be a full-time student.

     
    TRG 1
     

     

    3. Below this you will see your Required and Recommended 1st Semester Courses. You must register for every course listed in the required section. You may have some required courses on your Registration Guide that are not presented here. Your English composition placement is also provided in this section and you will need to register in that specific English course.

     
    TRG 2
     

     

    4. Next are your required General Education requirements. Here is a description of notes and highlights on your registration guide:

    "T" and a checked box / X means you have completed this area with transfer units. 

    "EX" and a checked box / X means you are exempt and do no need to complete this area. 

    Pink highlights indicate unmet requirements. Look for notes describing which courses and / or unit amounts will be needed to complete these areas. 

    Purple highlights indicate areas that will possibly be met with in-progress transfer work.

     
    TRG 3 

     

    6. The information at the bottom of the front of your Registration Guide is a final calculation of your units. This will inform you if you need any elective units in order to graduate. 

     
    TRG 4
     

     

    7. On the back of your Registration Guide is a complete list of all your of required courses in your major. Please take note of any courses that list prerequisites. It is always best to take prerequisite courses as soon as possible.

     
    TRG 5
     
  • Recommended GE Courses
     

    To determine which General Education classes you might consider registering in you can view / download the Recommended Courses to Meet General Education Requirements list. For any General Education categories you wish to complete, we recommend only taking courses from this list. This list provides you with recommended competency courses, lower division core courses and upper division core courses. You must have at least 30 units completed to take upper division courses.

     
    Recommended GE

     

  • Math & English Placement
    One final note: if you believe you should be in a higher level math or English course, you can take a placement exam using the information provided here.
     
    Math Placement
    • What: Seek placement into a higher level
    • When: Anytime
    • Where: Anywhere you have a networked computer
    • How: Call the University Bookstore at (951) 343-4259 to purchase a login code and exam instructions
    • Time: 30 to 45 minutes, depending upon course exam selected
    • Cost: $13.50
    English Placement
    • What: Seek placement into ENG113 or ENG123
    • When: Various dates by appointment
    • Where: Academic Success Center (ASC)
    • How: Make an appointment by calling ASC at (951) 343-4349
    • Time: One hour writing assessment
    • Cost: Free
  • Block Schedule
     
  • Pre-Nursing Fact Sheet
     
  • Pre-Radiological Sciences Fact Sheet
     
  • Varisty Athlete Practice Times
     

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