2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Technology - Office Technology Associate of Technical Arts Degree


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PGM Code – 559T

Program Description The Business Information Technology - Office Technology Associate of Technical Arts Degree is designed for students who completed the Business Information Technology - Office Technology Certificate of basic courses and adds advanced courses.  This program is for those who are either beginning or updating their skills in Office Technology. Entry- and advanced-level skills in general office work and software use are applied in this program of study. Courses also focus on responsibility, initiative, and decision-making skills.

The Office Technology ATA Degree is composed of Program Requirements and Electives and is designed to meet the growing need for computer and communication skills in the workplace. Students are offered a wide selection of courses from which to obtain the expertise needed in today’s business office.

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

Credit/Grade Requirements The Office Technology ATA Degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 90 credits as outlined, of which 50 credits are earned by completing the Office Technology Certificate . 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.

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 Resources
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

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Kim Haines | kim.haines@edcc.edu | 425.640.1293
Teri Odegard | todegard@edcc.edu | 425.640.1634
Kathie Richer | kricher@edcc.edu | 425.640.1242

Department website
Business Information Technology | www.edcc.edu/bstec

After completing the Business Information Technology - Office Technology Certificate  for 50 credits, you must then complete

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.

II. Program Electives (to complete 90 credits)


Program Electives Learning Outcome


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcome from Program Elective courses:

Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.

Signatures


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Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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