Business & Communications

The business world needs professionals with the skills, creativity, insight, and passion to compete in today's economy. As business, communication, and media technologies evolve, so must the education that prepares students to enter into a career that is in a constant state of change. At MCC, you'll find a variety of programs that give you a strong start on a four-year degree, or the necessary skills to begin a rewarding business or communications career right away.

Degree Programs


Accounting: General (A.A.S.)

This program is designed for students seeking an entry-level position in accounting. You will learn general accounting procedures, automated accounting systems and spreadsheet programs, and general knowledge of business law and management. Upon completion, you will know how to keep records of daily financial transactions, create financial statements, and prepare other related reports.
Requirements: Elementary Algebra with Geometry, or Math 098 or Math 130 at MCC


Advertising: Commercial Art (A.S.)

This program introduces you to the media and methods of artists and designers who create artwork for corporations, retail stores, and advertising agencies. It prepares you to transfer to a four-year school to pursue a career as a commercial artist, illustrator, fashion artist, cartoonist, animator, or art director.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC


Business Administration (A.S.)

This program is right for you if you're planning to transfer to a four-year college to major in accounting, finance, management, marketing, human resources, economics, entrepreneurship, E-Business, international business, small business management, or other business-related fields
Requirements: Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry or Math 104 at MCC


Business: International Business (A.S.)

Gain a solid foundation for transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in business management, marketing, economics, finance, or related area to pursue a career in international business, commerce, politics, or diplomacy. You'll come away with an in-depth understanding of global political, social, economic, and trade relationships.
Requirements: Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry or Math 104 at MCC


Cinema and Screen Studies (A.S.)

This program appeals to students interested in motion picture and television history, culture, theory, production, criticism, and writing. Students will do scriptwriting and introductory-level production in our state-of-the-art Mac labs, which are equipped with Avid editing software, and in our professional TV studio. Upon completion, they will be ready to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a degree in film or mass media programs, and pursue a career in film management/marketing, film/television production or film criticism.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC, placement into English 101 at MCC


Communication and Media Arts (A.S.)

If you're interested in communications, print and broadcast journalism, graphic design and advertising, public relations, or technical writing, this program is for you. It fully prepares you to transfer to four-year college to earn a bachelor's degree. You may choose one of the following areas of specialization: Electronic Media, Mass Media, Journalism, Photography, or Graphic Arts.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC


Entrepreneurial and Applied Business Studies (A.A.S.)

This program will develop the skills and knowledge needed to start your own business ventures, work in a family business, expand your present business, or work in a small business. You'll learn business, personal, analytical, and problem solving skills, plus basic knowledge of accounting, law, marketing, management, and customer service.
Requirements: Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry or Math 104 at MCC


Interior Design (A.A.S.)

Gain a thorough understanding of the field of interior design. The program combines a study of the creative process with the practical requirements of materials, space planning, and building codes. You will learn to use a variety of tools, including drawings and computer- aided drafting, to explore and communicate the solutions to design problems. Both residential and commercial projects are included. This program begins in the Fall only and is extremely popular. Apply early.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC)


Office Technology: Office Administrative Assistant (A.A.S.)

Office Technology: Administrative Office Assistant (A.A.S.) This degree gives you a broad background in business terminology and the high level of computer proficiency needed for a career as an office assistant. You will also learn skills for effective decision making, human relations, and management.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC


Public Relations (A.S.)

This program prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university offering programs in public relations, communications and mass media. It includes a broad selection of liberal arts courses plus courses in communication theory, media writing and public relations. The program appeals to students who want to better understand the role of public relations today in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations and work in museums, health-related organizations or schools; in government; or as account executives in businesses, corporations, public relations/advertising firms, or marketing firms.
Requirements: Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry or Math 104 at MCC


Visual Communication Technology (A.A.S.)

This program introduces you to the processes involved in producing visual communications. You will take courses in MCC's state-of-the-art computer labs equipped with Macintosh computers, professional quality television and music production studios that are attached to computer-based control rooms, and a large photography studio equipped for flexible layout and lighting configurations, music rehearsal rooms, and art studios filled with natural light. You can choose to concentrate your studies in Graphic Arts/Printing or Photography/ Television. Graphic Arts/Printing - learn the graphic/printing process, from initial design through bindery and finishing. You'll create camera=ready mechanicals, prepare them for printing, and print them on a two-color press. You will also develop a portfolio before graduation. Photography/Television - Build the necessary skills for a career in photography, filmmaking, and video or TV production. You will learn how to use a 35mm still camera, do digital imaging, and work in a darkroom. You will also learn how to operate a TV camera and learn video editing and audio production.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC, Photography recommended

Certificates



Office Technology: Medical Office Assistant

This certificate gives you a firm foundation for working in a medical office. You will develop strong word processing skills, transcription skills, and learn medical office protocol.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC, demonstrated keyboard proficiency, or completion of OFT 110 Keyboarding I

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