PGM Code – 551A
Program Description The Basic Office Skills Certificate is an accelerated program designed for graduates seeking entry-level employment in general office support positions. Curriculum includes technology and communication outcomes to meet the minimum skills standards needed by general office support personnel in a variety of industries. Job titles for entry-level office support positions may include receptionist, office assistant, and general office clerk.
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 38 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 classes.
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 Requirements To receive the Basic Office Skills Certificate, the student must demonstrate a keyboarding speed of at least 25 gross words per minute with five or fewer errors on a five-minute timed test.
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 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
The advisers for this program are
Kim Haines | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1293
Teri Odegard | email@example.com | 425.640.1634
Kathie Richer | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1242
Business Information Technology | www.edcc.edu/bstec
Gainful employment information is available for this program.