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  Oct 16, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Event Planning - Certificate


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PGM Code – 276C

Program Description The Event Planning Department has designed this online certificate program to increase student qualifications to enter or advance in positions in the convention, conference, meeting and event planning industries. Successful event planning requires a unique combination of skills and knowledge including skills in management, accounting and finance, marketing and communication. Students in this program will learn about facilities, contracts, and related areas of convention, conference and meeting planning. All program requirements are online.

The students who will be the most successful in this program will bring with them basic business skills and work experience. If students need to strengthen skills, they are encouraged to take additional courses listed under Electives. Please see a program adviser to plan the course schedule that will best meet your needs.

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 44.5 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.

Note: Courses approved for transfer from other academic institutions must have a minimum grade equivalent of 2.5.

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
Beth O’Donnell | bodonnel@edcc.edu | 425.640.1208
Linda Russell | lrussell@edcc.edu | 425.640.1137

Department website
Event Planning | www.edcc.edu/evpl

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.

Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Develop Requests for Proposals, utilize market research and budget analysis, and analyze assessment of risks through the use of critical thinking and analytical reasoning.
  • Effectively solve problems or make recommendations using quantitative and qualitative reasoning.
  • Effectively manage projects and events demonstrating time management and organizational skills.
  • Apply the skills and abilities required to successfully plan, design and produce an event

Program Electives Learning Outcome


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcome from Program Elective courses:

Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.

Signatures


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Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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