PGM Code – 411T
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. All students take a core set of foundational requirements related to employment in social services.
In addition, students pick from these interest areas:
• Activities, Seniors, and Rehabilitation Services • Family and Youth Services • Substance Abuse Services
Toward the end of their course work, students have the opportunity to put their knowledge and abilities into practice during two quarters of field practicum in a community setting under the supervision of professionals in the student’s area of interest.
Upon completion of this degree, students may seek employment in a range of private and public agencies in areas such as case management, vocational rehabilitation, mental health services, senior services, advocacy, and assessment and evaluation services.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Credit/Grade Requirements This ATA degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 90 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
- 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.
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