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

Associate of Arts in Business - Direct Transfer Agreement


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PGM Code – ABDT

Program Description The Business DTA/MRP degree consists of a minimum of 93 quarter credits earned in General Requirements, Distribution Requirements, and Business Courses. This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to: Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Heritage University, Pacific Lutheran University, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University, Saint Martin’s University, University of Washington (all campuses), Walla Walla University, Washington State University (all campuses) or Western Washington University.

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

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement. CD classes appear in the class listings section of the quarterly schedule.

Students pursuing an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree must take at least five (5) credits of CD courses. Courses that satisfy the CD requirement address at least two of the three areas below:

  • Knowledge of culture and its influence on individuals and groups in our society
  • Awareness of attitudes and values regarding life in a multicultural society
  • Skills to recognize, analyze, and evaluate multicultural perspectives and issues

Intermediate Algebra Proficiency This requirement may be satisfied by completion of high school mathematics through second year algebra, or the completion of MATH 090 . NOTE: High school transcripts are not used to determine placement into courses which have an intermediate algebra prerequisite.

Students are advised to

  • Consult with a faculty adviser quarterly. If transferring to a four-year institution, you should consult with the appropriate department at the intended transfer school for entrance requirements. For more information or to schedule an advising appointment, call 425.640.1458
  • Review this college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning
  • 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 Community College
  • Submit an “Evaluation Request – Transfer Credits” form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds Community College

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 Requirements to a University or College Admission application deadlines vary; students must meet the deadlines for the college they wish to attend. For admission to business as a major, it is critical to note that grade point average requirements vary and admission is competitive. Certain schools may have additional specific requirements that are not prerequisites for admission to the Business major but will have to be completed prior to graduation and/or commencement of business courses. Certain schools may have additional specific requirements for admission to the institution that are not prerequisites specifically identified in the requirements for the Associate of Arts in Business DTA degree.

Contact with advisers from individual schools for institutional requirements is highly recommended. Please see below for some requirements. Students completing this degree who have also met specific institutional grade point average requirements and/or any specific requirements will be regarded as having the minimum preparation for consideration for admission to a Business program at the colleges and universities listed in the program description.

Associate of Arts in Business Degree – Direct Transfer Agreement
SPECIFIC UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS/INFORMATION

All students who intend to transfer should talk with an advisor at the university as well as an Edmonds CC advisor.

Central Washington University
• Law Course Required: BUS& 201 
• 2.50 GPA to be considered for admission
• Cumulative GPA of 2.50 is required for ACCT& 201 , 202 , 203 , BUS& 201 , ECON& 201 , 202 , MATH 140 , MATH& 146  and 148  with a minimum grade of 1.70 in each course. All of these courses must be completed within 10 years of graduating from CWU
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Seattle University
• Does not require a lower division Business Law course and agrees to accept the course taken as part of this degree as a lower division elective, but generally not as an equivalent to the course required at the upper division
• Visit website for more information

Seattle Pacific University
• Visit website for more information

University of Washington
• Must apply to the UW as well as the specific Business Administration program
• Minimum of cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all college credits and for ACCT& 201 , 202 , 203 , BUS& 201 , ECON& 201 , 202 , MATH& 146  and 148 
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University of Washington/Bothell
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and no grade less than 2.0 is required for ACCT& 201  , 202 , 203 , BUS& 201 , ECON& 201 , 202 , MATH& 146  and 148 
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Washington State University
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for ACCT& 201 , 202 , 203 , BUS& 201 , ECON& 201 , 202 , MATH 140 , MATH& 146 , 148  and BSTEC 130  or CIS 100 
BSTEC 130  or CIS 100  required for admission to the School of Business
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• WSU does not accept MATH& 141  as a substitute for MATH 140 

Western Washington University
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for ACCT& 201 , 202 , 203 , BUS& 201  or POLS& 200 , ECON& 201 , 202 , MATH& 146  and 148 
BSTEC 130  or CIS 100  required for admission to the School of Business
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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

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.

I. General Education Requirements (23 credits)


A. Communication Skills (10 credits)


B. Quantitative Analysis or Symbolic Reasoning (10 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

Algebra Proficiency Requirement


____Algebra proficiency requirement met.

C. Health and Physical Education (3 credits)


You may choose any combination of PE courses, HLTH 100 , HLTH 105 , or HLTH 150 .

General Education Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning: Apply mathematical, quantitative, or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Health and Physical Education: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in one of these areas: emergency care, contemporary health, principles of lifelong fitness, or athletic performance and teamwork.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

II. Distribution Requirements (50 credits)


A maximum of ten (10) credits in any one department/discipline may be included in the 50 distribution credits:

A. Humanities (15 credits)


Select courses from at least three (3) departments/disciplines within this distribution area. A maximum of five (5) credits in Performance/Skills courses may be applied. A maximum of five (5) credits in foreign language at the 100 level may be applied.

To view course choices, see the Humanities Distribution Course List .

B. Natural Sciences and Mathematics (15 credits)


At least ten (10) credits of Natural Science classes are required, five of which must be a laboratory science.

To view course choices, see the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Distribution Course List .

C. Social Sciences (20 credits)


Complete both Economics courses below; also select 10 credits from at least two other departments within this distribution area.

To view course choices, see the Social Sciences Distribution Course List .

Distribution Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate Distribution Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Humanities: Use Humanities-based methods to reason, communicate, make meaning, solve problems and/or create or perform cultural works for diverse audiences and purposes.
Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Use scientific and mathematical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of science concepts and insights.
Social Sciences: 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 Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Learning Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:

  • Use financial and managerial accounting tools, methods, and technical skills to record, analyze, and manage information, solve problems, and make decisions that support the organization’s mission.
  • Apply legal concepts and terminology to business situations.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

____________________________________________________________
Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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