b'Foreword This publication is intended to be a helpful source of information about the opportunities for educational advancement offered by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The college offers the first two years of university parallel programs covering a broad scope of courses, plus more than 46 technical and career programs. This bulletin covers general academic requirements and procedures, student activities, curricula, and course descriptions. Also included are descriptions of the physical facilities on Jackson County Campus at Gautier, Jefferson Davis Campus at Gulfport-Biloxi, both non-resident, and Perkinston Campus at Perkinston, which has residence hall facilities for men and women. Information is also included on the George County Center, Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, West Harrison County Center, Bryant Center, Keesler Air Force Base Center, and the Navy Base Center. Information is organized into six parts as outlined in the table of contents, each furnishing information to students and/or their parents, spouse, or guardian. Specific topics may be located by consulting the index. A better understanding of the institution, its philosophy, offerings and advantages will be gained by reading this bulletin in its entirety. Accreditation Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is accredited by the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Arts degrees, Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Education degrees, certificates, and diplomas.Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The following programs hold specialized professional accreditation: ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSINGMississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS39211 (601-432-6486) and nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Telephone number 404-975-5000. COSMETOLOGYLicense #510549/Registration #08-135 (George County Center) and License #519406/Registration #08-11943 (West Harrison County Center), State of Mississippi Board of Cosmetology, 239 North Lamar Street, Suite 301, Jackson, MS39201, Telephone number-601-359-1820. www.msbc.ms.gov. CULINARY ARTS TECHNOLOGY AND BAKING AND PASTRY TECHNOLOGYAmerican Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC), 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, Telephone number 904-824-4468. Website www.acfchefs.org. EMSPARAMEDIC(CAAHEP) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, Telephone number 727-210-2350, email@example.com, under the recommendation of (CoAEMSP) Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions, 8301 Lakeview Pkwy, Suite 111312, Rowlett, Texas 75088, Telephone number 214-703-8445, Website www.coaemsp.org. MASSAGE THERAPYLicense 1711, Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy, 353 South Forth Street, Morton, MS39117.Telephone number 601-732-6038. www.msbmt.ms.gov. MEDICAL ASSISTING(CAAHEP) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, Telephone number 727-210-2350, firstname.lastname@example.org, under the recommendation of (MAERB) Medical Assisting Education Review Board, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1575, Chicago, IL60606, Telephone Number 800-228-2262.Website www.maerb.org. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY(NAACLS) National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 600185119, Telephone number 7737148880, email@example.com. PRACTICAL NURSINGMississippi Department of Education/Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB), 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS39211 (601-432-6518) and nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Telephone number 4049755000. PROCESS OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY(NAPTA) North America Process Technology Alliance, 1501 N. Amburn Road, Suite 3, Texas City, TX77591, Telephone number 903-237-9382. Website www.naptaonline.org. 9'