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Start Your Career in Casino Security

About the Program

In this program, the gaming courses focus on the unique characteristics of this field, which spans both the gaming and hospitality industries.

The curriculum allows 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.

Skills and Expertise

  • Design
  • Telecommunications
  • Installation
  • Maintenance
  • Network administration of client/server systems
  • Operation of computer networks.

Degree Options and Requirements

The gaming courses will lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree with a gaming concentration.

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.

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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Computer Networking Technology Gaming Surveillance Concentration Coursework

For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.

Computer Networking Surveillance Technology Gaming Certificate

Semester One

Course Credit(s)
IST 1124 - IT Foundations 4
IST 1134 - CCNA 1: Intro to Networks 4
IST 1244 - Network Administration Using Microsoft Windows Server 4
IST 1624 - Network Security Fundamentals 4

Semester Two

Course Credit(s)
IST 1113 - Fundamentals of Information Technology 3
IST 1213 - Client Installation and Configuration 3
IST 1224 - CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials 4
IST 1433 - Web Development Using HTML & CSS 3
IST 1723 - Programming in Python 3
IST 1453 - Principles of Mobile App Development 3
IST 1483 - Fundamentals of Virtualization 3

Total Credits: 32

Computer Networking Surveillance Technology Gaming Diploma

Semester Three

Course Credit(s)
GMT 1163 - Introduction to Surveillance Operations 3
BAD 2413 - Legal Environment of Business 3
GMT 1113 - Casino Business Strategy & Operations 3
Technical Elective 6*

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English 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


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

*Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.

** MAT 1033, 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