PGM Code – 411R
Program Description This program provides the foundation, knowledge and skills for effective work with individuals and families experiencing a variety of life issues. The focus of this degree is to equip students to successfully compete for entry level positions assisting and empowering consumers served by a variety of human services programs.
This Associate in Applied Science-T (AAS-T) in Human Services is a professional technical degree with a core of general education courses commonly accepted in transfer. In general, professional-technical degrees are not designed for transfer to other colleges or universities. This degree will articulate to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Behavioral Sciences at Seattle Central Community College.
Students seeking to transfer to degree programs other than those specifically designed for the AAS-T should consider the Associate of Arts or the Associate of Science degree, which are specifically designed for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Credit/Grade Requirements This AAS-T degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 107 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
- Consult with an SHS faculty adviser quarterly for course selection and completion of degree requirements and plan their schedule several quarters in advance (Note: all decisions on selection of courses are ultimately the responsibility of the student),
- Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
- All students who intend to transfer should meet with an adviser of the college they plan to transfer to review exact and specific admission requirements.
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
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