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 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
Gainful employment information is available for this program.