The Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Accounting is a program designed for students who completed the Business Information Technology - Accounting Certificate and want advanced skills for employment in the accounting field. The program includes technology, management, communication, and accounting courses for those who seek jobs as office managers, administrative assistants, executive assistants, program managers, small business owners, and others who will be working with budgets and financial information. The program is also designed for those who are looking for advancement in their careers or a new skill set in understanding and using financial information.
Credit/Grade Requirements This ATA degree requires successful completion of 90 credits as outlined. To receive the ATA degree in Accounting, the student must complete the 42-credit Accounting Certificate requirements. 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.
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.
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.
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Note: This requirement planning sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College degree or certificate is ultimately the responsibility of the student.
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Effective summer 2011 | Rev: 02/11