PGM Code – 276U
Program Description The Event Planning Associate of Technical Arts Degree is an online program designed for both entry level and experienced individuals seeking a professional career in event planning. Course work will include the theoretical and practical aspects of event and meeting management, including best practices in research, design, planning, coordination, promotion, risk management, sustainability, and evaluation of events and meetings of various types and sizes.
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 97.5 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 as well as a minimum grade of 2.5 in all event planning and hospitality classes.
Courses approved for transfer from other academic institutions must have a minimum grade of 2.0.
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.
High School Transition Program Students (Tech Prep, College in the High School, and Running Start) It is recommended that high school students who have earned college credit through dual credit programs meet with a college adviser.
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
Beth O’Donnell | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1208
Linda Russell | email@example.com | 425.640.1137
Event Planning | www.edcc.edu/evpl