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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Technology - Office Technology Certificate


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PGM Code – 559C

Program Description The Office Technology Certificate and Business Information Technology - Office Technology Associate of Technical Arts Degree  programs of basic to advanced courses are designed for students who are either beginning or updating their skills in Office Technology. Entry- and advanced-level skills in general office work and software use are applied in this program of study. Courses also focus on responsibility, initiative, and decision-making skills.

The Office Technology Certificate is composed of General Education, Program Requirements and Career Management Requirements. Entry- to intermediate-level technology and communications skills are emphasized for employment in general office work at the completion of the Office Technology Certificate. Employment opportunities for graduates include office assistant, administrative assistant, and secretary in a wide variety of industries.

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

Credit/Grade Requirements The Office Technology Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 50 credits as outlined. The Office Technology ATA Degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 90 credits. 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
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 (22 credits)


A. Communication Skills (10 credits)


B. Quantitative Skills (4 credits)


C. Group Interaction/Human Relations Skills (8 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.

II. Program Requirements (28 credits minimum)


Career Management Requirements (7 credits)


 These classes 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 appropriate 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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