2011-2012 Catalog 
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2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Business Certificate

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See program requirement sheet. 

The Business Certificate is designed for students with limited work experience who are interested in a career in business. It requires introductory level course work in the areas of communications, quantitative skills, human relations/group interaction and business. It provides an introductory knowledge of business concepts upon which students can add more specialized and advanced concepts. Many courses are available online.

Credit/Grade Requirements This Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 51 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.

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.

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.

High School Transition Program Students (Tech Prep, College in the High School, and Running Start) It is recommended that high school students who have earned college credit through dual credit programs meet with a college adviser.

Claudia Levi claudia.levi@edcc.edu | 425.640.1388
Ann Paulson apaulson@edcc.edu | 425.640.1613
Marie Tran marie.tran@edcc.edu | 425.640.1637
Department website
College Resources:  
Edmonds CC website www.edcc.edu
How to enroll www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer center www.edcc.edu/transfer
Advising appointments 425.640.1458
College bookstore www.edcc.edu/bookstore

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

PGM Code – 502D
Effective summer 2011 | Rev: 02/11

I. General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (20 credits):

Communication Skills (10 credits)

Computation/Quantitative Skills (5 credits)

Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)

Select 10 credits from the following:

III. Career Management Requirements (1-3 credits):


*This course may meet a requirement for an Edmonds Community College Associate of Arts degree. Business transfer requirements vary by institution. See a transfer adviser for specific information.

Certificate Outcomes

Students completing this certificate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of diversity in the workplace.
  • Write and speak in a clear, logically organized manner.
  • Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.
  • Demonstrate the mathematical skills essential to employment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the marketing terms, concepts, and processes.
  • Create an environment conducive to positive group interaction.
  • Apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information.
  • Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

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