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 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.