Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Office Technology Option

Location(s): Harrison County Campus, Jackson County Campus, Perkinston Campus

(Jackson County, Harrison County and Perkinston Campuses)

Administrative Office Technology is an option in the Business Management Technology program. This program allows students to develop skills in business computer applications, office equipment usage, and general office administration. The program is designed to give a broad overview of the entire office functions. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the integration of systems, people, and technology; coordination of people, equipment, and resources; and relationship between worker and supervisor. This program prepares students for opportunities as an Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Bookkeeper, and Secretary.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with an MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete an MGCCC Board-approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

In addition, the Administrative Office Technology program offers an additional concentration: Administrative Office Technology Gaming Concentration .

Administrative Office Technology Certificate

Total Credits: 30

Total Credits: 15

Total Clock Hours: 1,020

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

  • ENG 1113 /1114  - English Composition I or ENG 1033  - Technical English Credit(s): 3/4
  • Credit(s): 3
  • Math/Natural Science Elective Credit(s): 3/4**
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credit(s): 3

Total Credits: 15/17


Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means ” section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

*Prior to enrollment in BOT 1233  students will be required to key straight-copy material at a minimum of 35 GWPM, on a five-minute timed writing with a maximum of one error per minute. Students who do not demonstrate this level of proficiency will be required to enroll in BOT 1013  - Introduction to Keyboarding.

**MAT 1033 , MAT 1313  or Higher or Any Lab Science.