2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
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2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Associate in Applied Science-T Degree Transfer to Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management at Central Washington University

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Program Description The Business Management Associate in Applied Science-Transfer Degree program is designed for the person who wants to advance into a managerial role, and for experienced students who wish to advance a management career or move to a new industry. Students will acquire up-to-date managerial skills and learn critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and technology. The degree requires students to work with a Business Management advisor to select those courses which will help students achieve their educational and career goals. Many courses are available online for both the AAS-T and the BAS degree. This AAS-T is designed for a direct transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management at Central Washington University. This degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 90 credits as outlined.

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic advisor. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

General Education Requirements (20 credits)

*See General Education Requirements notes

Communication Skills (10 credits)

OUTCOME: Communicate and interact effectively through a variety of methods appropriate to audience, context, purpose, and field/discipline.

Human Relations and Professional Development Skills (5 credits)

OUTCOME: Act responsibly in applying professional and academic standards associated with personal wellness; sustainable management of resources; and/or with success in educational, workplace, community, and team settings.

Quantitative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)

OUTCOME: Reason clearly using academic or professional modes of inquiry; using quantitative or symbolic reasoning; and/or using other discipline/field specific methods to explore and create ideas; identify information needs; process, evaluate, and use information; and recognize, analyze, and solve problems.

Cultural Diversity Skills

OUTCOME: Explore and apply multiple perspectives in order to examine cultural differences and influences; maintain effective professional/working relationships; and/or interact effectively in multicultural settings.

____Cultural Diversity Requirement met

Distribution Requirements (10 credits)

Social Sciences (10 credits)

OUTCOME: Use social science theories and methods to reason, communicate, apply insights, solve problems, and to develop a critical understanding of the diversity and interdependence of peoples and cultures.

Program Requirements (minimum 53-55 credits)


  1. Evaluate strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in various business environments.
  2. Use knowledge and analytical skills to frame and solve business problems.
  3. Identify ethical issues and approaches to develop and maintain an ethical environment.
  4. Discuss strategies for operating in a global environment.
  5. Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.

**See Program Requirements note

General Electives (to complete a total of 90 credits)

***See General Electives note

Program Notes

The program code for this degree is 502G. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.
  • PMI, PMP, and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
  • Admission Requirements to Central Washington University’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management Program All students who intend to transfer to CWU should talk with a CWU advisor to review specific admission requirements. Students must have a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average to be considered for admission to this program. All of the courses in this degree will transfer to the CWU Applied Bachelor’s Degree.

The advisors for this program are:
Claudia Levi | claudia.levi@edcc.edu | 425.640.1388
Ann Paulson | apaulson@edcc.edu | 425.640.1613
Marie Tran | marie.tran@edcc.edu | 425.640.1637
Terry Linkletter | linklett@cwu.edu | 425.640.1574 x3794

Department website:
Business Management | www.edcc.edu/mgmt

*General Education Requirements notes

  • A lab science is needed for CWU graduation. This requirement may be completed at Edmonds CC. Recommended: BIOL& 100; CHEM& 121; CHEM& 161; GEOL& 101; PHYS& 110; or PHYS& 221.
  • Quantative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning Skills: Students planning on pursuing a master’s degree should choose to complete the calculus series of courses.

**Program Requirements notes

  • ECON 140 or ECON& 201 will satisfy a social and behavioral sciences breadth requirement at CWU.

***General Electives note

  • Students may choose college credits in any discipline including credit for relevant workshops and seminars or special projects taken with advisor approval while earning this degree.

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer General Information

Program of Study Outcomes Edmonds CC’s four General Education Outcomes­ (Communicate, Act Responsibly, Reason, and Explore) are promoted throughout the college’s programs. Instructional programs of 45 credits or more foster learning in all four General Education Outcomes.

Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets  page.

Credit/Grade Requirements A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required college level (100-level or above) credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Students Are Advised To:

  • Plan your 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;
  • Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor; and
  • At least three quarters before you plan to graduate, contact any college(s) where you have earned credits and have your official transcript(s) sent to Edmonds CC. Then, submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.   

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

Transferring to Another University or College

  • Admission application deadlines vary, students must meet the deadline for the university or college to which they plan to apply for admission to transfer.
  • Consultation with the appropriate department or an advisor at the intended transfer school is highly recommended.

Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning a degree or certificate of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses. To learn more, go to Academic Information – Cultural Diversity Requirement  in the online academic catalog.

College Resources



Dean’s Signature and Date Advisor’s Signature and Date
Eff: Summer 2016  

Internal Coding

EPC - 502G

TC - 90

CIP - 520201

Last revised - 2016/04/26

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