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Start Your Business Career in the Casino Industry

About the Program

The Business Management Technology program provides training that leads to the development of comprehensive entrepreneurial skills necessary in private business or in the public or not-for-profit sectors emphasizing both domestic and foreign markets.  Software taught in this program includes the latest version of Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks.

The gaming management courses will focus on the unique characteristics of both the gaming and hospitality industries. These courses will allow students to learn entry-level skills relating to gaming operations and provide them with the knowledge and attitudes needed to be an effective professional in the gaming industry.

Degree Options and Requirements

The gaming courses link to other programs that will lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree with a gaming concentration:  Administrative Office Technology, Accounting Technology, Business Management Technology, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Business and Marketing Management, Paralegal Technology, and Computer Networking Technology.  This degree is designed to help students seek employment in entry level or supervisory gaming positions. For those currently employed, these programs will provide professional growth and career mobility within the gaming industry.

Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

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Business Management Technology – Gaming Concentration Coursework

For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.

Business Management Technology Gaming Certificate

Semester One

Course Credit(s)
ACC 2213 - Principles of Accounting I 3
or
BOT 1433 - Business Accounting 3
BOT 1233 - Microsoft® Word® I 3
BOT 1273 - Introduction to Microsoft® Office® 3
BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math 3
BOT 1713 - Mechanics of Communication 3

Semester Two

Course Credit(s)
BOT 1213 - Professional Development 3
BOT 1243 - Microsoft® Word® II 3
BOT 1823 - Microsoft® Excel® I 3
BOT 2433 - QuickBooks® 3
BOT 2813 - Business Communication 3

Total Credits: 30

Business Management Technology Gaming Diploma

Semester Three

Course Credit(s)
GMT 1133 - Casino Financial Accounting 3
GMT 1113 - Casino Business Strategy & Operations 3
GMT 1123 - Casino Customer Service 3
GMT 1153 - Casino & Resort Management 3
GMT 1143 - Casino & Resort Marketing 3

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I 3/4
SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I 3
Math/Natural Science Elective 3/4**
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credits: 15/17

Note:

Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” 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 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.

Contact Us

For information on how to become a student at MGCCC, orientation, registration, and our programs, please call (228) 896-2536 or email questions@mgccc.edu.