2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Global Business Certificate

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PGM Code – 502C 

Program Description The Global Business Certificate is designed to allow bilingual individuals to gain an understanding of business basics so they may more effectively participate in business activities that cross political, economic, and cultural barriers.

Foreign Language Requirement For native English speakers: to earn this certificate, a student must complete two 100-level foreign language classes or demonstrate equivalent speaking/writing capability to a language consultant of the advisor’s choice. For non-native English speakers: to earn this certificate, students must complete EAP 121, or be eligible for ENGL 100. 

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

Credit/Grade Requirements This certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 40 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses. Students must demonstrate or show proof of their ability to communicate in at least two languages.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

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 an academic adviser, and
  • Submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.

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

The adviser for this program is
William Bettencourt | wbettenc@edcc.edu | 425.640.1631

Department website
Business Management | www.edcc.edu/mgmt

Gainful Employment
Gainful Employment Information is available for this program.

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

Program Requirements (40 credits)


  • Write and speak in a clear, logically organized manner.
  • Have a working knowledge of at least a second language.
  • Apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of how political, economic and cultural factors influence the business environment.
  • Create an environment conducive to positive group interaction.

Select 10 credits from the following



Dean’s Signature and Date Adviser’s Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2014  |  Rev: 05/14  

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