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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting - Associate of Technical Arts Degree


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PGM Code – 505T

Program Description The Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Accounting is a program designed for students who completed the Business Information Technology - Accounting Certificate  and want advanced skills for employment in the accounting field. The program includes technology, management, communication, and accounting courses for those who seek jobs as office managers, administrative assistants, executive assistants, program managers, small business owners, and others who will be working with budgets and financial information. The program is also designed for those who are looking for advancement in their careers or a new skill set in understanding and using financial information.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This ATA degree requires successful completion of 90 credits as outlined. To receive the ATA degree in Accounting, the student must complete the 42-credit Accounting Certificate  requirements. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Sophia Ju | sophia.ju@edcc.edu | 425.640.1124
Amy Shigley | amy.shigley@edcc.edu | 425.640.1599
Peter Vander Weyst | pvanderw@edcc.edu | 425.640.1636
Andy Williams | andy.williams@edcc.edu | 425.640.1450

Department website
Accounting | www.edcc.edu/acct

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

Career Management Requirements (4-6 credits)


These courses should be taken within the last two quarters of your program.

Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:

  • Use financial and managerial accounting tools, methods, and technical skills to record, analyze, and manage information, solve problems, and make decisions that support the organization’s mission.
  • Identify and apply professional values and behaviors appropriate for a work environment.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.
  • Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

II. Program Electives (Select from the following to complete 90 credits.)


Program Electives Learning Outcome


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcome from Program Elective courses:

Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.

Signatures


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Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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