PGM Code – WSHD
Program Description Family Support Studies is a unique program which has received national recognition. Course work provides education and training to students currently working or desiring to work with individuals and their families using Family Support practice and principles. This Associate of Arts degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to the Washington State University’s Human Development program.
With this AA degree and all admission requirements, students will qualify for junior standing on acceptance into the program. WSU offers a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development on the Pullman and Vancouver campuses and through WSU Online. With this articulation, it is possible for students to earn a four-year degree in Human Development that recognizes the Family Support Studies courses as a minor concentration through access to Edmonds Community College and Distance Degree Programs.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Edmonds Community College Requirements This AA Degree requires successful completion of 96 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.
Intermediate Algebra Proficiency This requirement may be satisfied by completion of high school mathematics through second year algebra, completion of MATH 090 or MATH 095 .
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;
- Communicate with a faculty adviser If transferring to a four-year institution, the student should consult with the appropriate department at the intended transferring school for entrance requirements; and
- Send for transcripts from other colleges where the student has earned credits and request a transcript evaluation. Transcripts are to be mailed to the Enrollment Services Office at Edmonds Community College. Transcript evaluation forms are available through Enrollment Services.
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.
Admission Requirement to Washington State University’s Human Development Program All students who intend to transfer to WSU should talk with a University adviser to review specific admission requirements. Students must have a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average to be considered for admission to WSU. See WSU transfer courses equivalency guidelines.
All students who intend to transfer should meet with an adviser of that college to review exact and specific admission requirements.
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 adviser for this program is
Helen Nissani | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1163
Family Support Services | www.edcc.edu/fss