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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Associate of Technical Arts Degree


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PGM Code — 5028

Program Description The Business Management Associate of Technical Arts (ATA) Degree is designed for students who want to update existing knowledge and skills and/or acquire up-to-date technical and managerial skills. This degree is intended to provide each student with the opportunity to develop a program that will best meet his/her needs and interests. The degree requires students to work with a Business Management adviser to select those courses which will help students achieve their educational and career goals. Many courses are available online.

The program includes a number of courses (each indicated with an asterisk *) that may transfer to business administration programs at most four-year colleges and universities. Students with a potential goal of transfer should take these courses and work closely with an adviser to maximize transfer possibilities.

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

Credit/Grade Requirements This ATA degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 90 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.

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
Claudia Levi | claudia.levi@edcc.edu | 425.640.1388
Ann Paulson | apaulson@edcc.edu | 425.640.1613
Marie Tran | marie.tran@edcc.edu | 425.640.1637

Department website
Business Management | www.edcc.edu/mgmt

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 (20 credits)


A. Communication Skills (10 credits)


B. Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


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.

II. Program Requirements (61-66 credits)


Business Computer Requirements (8-10 credits)


Career Management Requirements (3-6 credits)


Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Learning Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
  • Use knowledge and analytical skills to frame and solve business problems.
  • Evaluate strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in various business environments.
  • Describe the ethical issues of doing business in a global environment.
  • Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

III. General Electives (to complete 90 credits)


Select from any course numbered 100 or above in order to bring the total credits in General Education/Related Instruction Requirements and  Program Requirements to 90 credits.

General Electives Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcomes for General Elective courses:

Demonstrate breadth and/or depth of knowledge and skills as determined by student’s interests.

Course Note


*This course may meet a requirement for an Edmonds Community College AA degree. Business transfer requirements vary by institution. See a transfer adviser for specific information.

Additional Note


This degree, plus selected general education classes, transfers to Central Washington University’s bachelor of Administrative Management program on the Lynnwood campus at Edmonds Community College.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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