2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Technology - Basic Office Skills Certificate


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PGM Code – 551A

Program Description The Basic Office Skills Certificate is an accelerated program designed for graduates seeking entry-level employment in general office support positions. Curriculum includes technology and communication outcomes to meet the minimum skills standards needed by general office support personnel in a variety of industries. Job titles for entry level office support positions may include receptionist, office assistant, and general office clerk.

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 38 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 classes.

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.

Graduation Requirements To receive the Basic Office Skills Certificate, students must demonstrate a keyboarding speed of at least 25 gross words per minute with five or fewer errors on a five minute timed test.

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.

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
Kari Guedea | kari.guedea@edcc.edu | 425.640.1641
Kim Haines | kim.haines@edcc.edu | 425.640.1293
Kathie Richer | kricher@edcc.edu | 425.640.1242

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

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 (38 credits minimum)


OUTCOME: Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.

Core Requirements (19 credits)


To Complete 19 credits


Communication Requirements (8 credits)


Computation/Quantitative Requirements (4 credits minimum)


Career Management (7 credits minimum)


OUTCOME: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

Note: These courses should be taken within the last two quarters of your program.

Signatures


 


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

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