Oct 25, 2020  
2012-2013 College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Programs


Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a comprehensive community college offering the following programs of study:

  1. University parallel programs that may be transferred for full credit to senior institutions toward satisfaction of requirements for a Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Occupational programs in business, professional, career and technical areas to prepare persons for employment or advancement within respective fields. 
  3. Enrichment and/or technical courses given on a non-credit basis to enable an adult student to become more effective in use of leisure time or to increase occupational efficiency.

After reviewing the section of suggested studies, students should discuss their choices with a counselor/advisor that will assist in scheduling courses. Final responsibility for this rests with the student.

Healthcare programs in nursing and allied health fields to educate, train, and successfully prepare students to demonstrate competent, caring qualities that best represent the expectations of professional health care providers.

After reviewing the section of suggested studies, students should discuss their choices with a counselor/advisor that will assist in scheduling courses. Final responsibility for this rests with the student.

Numbering of Courses/Student Classification

Courses are identified by name and number. Those numbered from 1001 to 1999 are considered freshman courses and those from 2001 to 2999, sophomore courses. The courses offered in Developmental Studies are not designed for transfer credit (these courses include MAT 0113 , MAT 0123 , MAT 1233 , REA 0113 , and ENG 0113 ). Developmental courses are not considered in calculating GPA and semester hours to meet graduation requirements. A student who has earned less than 24 semester hours is designated a freshman; one who has earned 24 semester hours or more and 48 quality points is considered a sophomore. As a general rule, a student should choose courses in accordance with his/her class designation.