PGM Code – 437T
Program Description This program of study provides the foundation, knowledge and skills to effectively work with individuals and families experiencing difficulties resulting from drug use, misuse or dependency. Successful completion of this degree will enable the graduate to satisfy the State of Washington educational requirements for Chemical Dependency Professionals.
Note A Washington State background check is required for entrance into this vocation and some limitations are in effect for those with former felony convictions. If you have questions about this, please contact the department advisor or the Department of Health directly.
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 95 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.
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
Karen Townsend | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1595
Tui Lindsey | email@example.com | 425.640.1633
Paul Ancona | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1605
Social and Human Services | www.edcc.edu/shs