You work hard for your course credits, and should be able to take them with you wherever you go! Thanks to an articulation agreement between the University System of Georgia (USG) and the Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE), academic standards for freshman English and math classes have been set, allowing you to transfer credit between USG and DTAE schools.
The agreement is as follows.
Approved: The Board approved changes in policy to require institutions to accept transfer core English and mathematics courses (see below) from Commission on Colleges-accredited Department of Technical and Adult Education ("DTAE") colleges and to accept test scores via a crosswalk recorded on transcripts from DTAE colleges. This agreement will become effective for students who enroll in English and mathematics courses beginning January 2002 and who meet the minimum test score requirements for exemption or exit from developmental studies/learning support.
Abstract: Early in 2000, Governor Barnes' Education Commission observed that barriers to transfer between the University System of Georgia ("USG") and DTAE institutions of students who were adequately prepared should be removed. In response to the observation, the USG and DTAE, with the complete support of Chancellor Stephen R. Portch (USG) and Commissioner Kenneth Breeden (DTAE), initiated the "Mini-Core" Project, which focused on freshman courses in mathematics and English. The two goals of the Mini-Core Project were:
- To establish transferable English and mathematics courses (e.g., courses with common content) between DTAE and USG institutions; and
- To honor placement test results between systems.
Mini-Core Project Parameters
Courses Approved for Transfer
|•||Intro to Mathematical Modeling||MATH 1101 (USG) / MAT 190 (DTAE)|
|•||College Algebra||MATH 1111 (USG) / MAT 191 (DTAE)|
|•||Pre-Calculus||MATH 1113 (USG) / MAT 194 (DTAE)|
|•||Composition I||ENGL 1101 (USG) / ENG 191 (DTAE)|
|•||Composition II||ENGL 1102 (USG) / ENG 193 (DTAE)|
Transcripts should be mailed to:
Gwinnett Technical College
5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, 404-679-4500, www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.