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  Nov 18, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Technology - Accounting Certificate


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PGM Code – 505C

Program Description The Accounting Certificate is a program of basic courses designed for students with little or no work experience. The certificate provides students with an introduction to business technology, communication, and basic accounting skills and prepares them for entry level positions as accounting clerks, accounts payable/accounts receivable clerks, office financial clerks, payroll assistants, and other positions in an office or business environment. The program is also intended to prepare students who are currently employed and wish to gain new skill sets in bookkeeping, financial software, and communication.

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

Credit/Grade Requirements This Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 42 credits as outlined. 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.

(Cultural Diversity information is included for those students who plan to complete the Accounting ATA Degree.)

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
Kim Haines | kim.haines@edcc.edu | 425.640.1293
Teri Odegard | todegard@edcc.edu | 425.640.1634
Kathie Richer | kricher@edcc.edu | 425.640.1242

Department website
Business Information Technology | www.edcc.edu/bstec

Gainful Employment
Gainful employment information  is available for this program.

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.

I. General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (14 credits)


A. Communication Skills (5 credits)


B. Quantitative Skills (4 credits minimum)


C. Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education/Related Instruction Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Skills: Apply mathematical, quantitative or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Human Relations/Group Interaction: Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

Choose at least one course:


Career Management Requirements (3 credits)


Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Use appropriate accounting technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

____________________________________________________________
Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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