Business Office Management Technology

Find Your Wings

The two-year program of study in Business and Office Technology is designed for students who desire full-time employment immediately after graduation from MCC.  This program provides students with a background of knowledge and skills needed to meet the changing technology of today’s business and professional offices.  Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined.  

  

Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator. This program also offers a certificate program completed within 2 or 3 semesters.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each BOT and ENG course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements) must include one of the following:

  • Attain a 17 composite score on the ACT;
  • Score a 245 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 245 or higher on the Arithmetic Section;
  • Earn a “C” or above in Intermediate English and Reading (ENG 0124);
  • Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

FIRST YEAR  |  FIRST SEMESTER 
Course Number Description Hours
BOT 1233 Microsoft Word® I 3
BOT 1273 Introduction to Microsoft Office® 3
BOT 1313 Applied Business Math 3
BOT 1433 Business Accounting 3
BOT 1763 Communication Essentials 3
  Semester Hours 15
SECOND SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1213 Professional Development 3
BOT 1243 Microsoft Word® II 3
BOT 1823 Microsoft Excel® I 3
BOT 2433 QuickBooks® 3
BOT 1113 English Composition I 3
  Semester Hours 15
SECOND YEAR  |  FIRST SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1843 Microsoft Excel® II 3
BOT 2133 Desktop Publishing 3
BOT 2333 Microsoft Access® 3
SPT 1113 Public Speaking 3
  Math or Science w/Lab Elective 3/4
  Semester Hours 15/16
SECOND SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 2923 BOT Externship Seminar 3
BOT 2823 Communication Technology 3
BOT 2833 Integrated Computer Applications 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
  Semester Hours 15
  Total Semester Hours 60/61

FIRST SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1233 Microsoft Word® I 3
BOT 1273 Introduction to Microsoft Office® 3
BOT 1313 Applied Business Math 3
BOT 1433 Business Accounting 3
BOT 1763 Communication Essentials 3
  Semester Hours 15
SECOND SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1213 Professional Development 3
*BOT 1243 Microsoft Word® II 3
BOT 1823 Microsoft Excel® I 3
BOT 2433 QuickBooks® 3
BOT 2333 Microsoft Access 3
  Semester Hours 15
Career Certificate Exit Point   |    Total Semester Hours 30
THIRD SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
*BOT 1843 Microsoft Excel® II 3
BOT 2923 BOT Externship & Seminar 3
BOT 2133 Desktop Publishing 3
BOT 2823 Communication Technology 3
BOT 2833 Integrated Computer Applications 3
  Semester Hours 15
Technical  Certificate Exit Point   |    Total Semester Hours 45
  • Word Processor
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Microsoft Office®
  • Business Math
  • Business Accounting
  • Communication Essentials
  • QuickBooks®
  • $25,000 Salary Range
  • $30,000 Salary Range after five years.

Students in the program are members of Future Business Leaders of America/Phi Beta Lambda. They competed with peers from other colleges and garnered first and second places in Emerging Business Issues category. Students also placed third and fourth in Impromptu Speaking, Job Interview and Business Communications categories.

For more information For more information:
Flora Sumrall, coordinator
fsumrall@meridiancc.edu
601.484.8722
For more information For more information:
Valerie Creel, advisor
vcreel@meridiancc.edu
601.481.1351