The School of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to facilitating and building access to information, communication, and creativity by providing understanding and historical context, and connecting critical thinking with imagination and unique interpretation. The School of Visual and Performing Arts is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality education and many opportunities to participate in cultural activities. The School includes academic courses in visual and digital arts, music, theater, musical theater, public speaking, and interpersonal communication. The School of Visual & Performing Arts also house two Career Technical Education programs including Graphic Design Technology and Live Entertainment Technology.
MGCCC participates in the Articulation Agreement between Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges. This agreement has been adopted to help students understand which courses at MGCCC will transfer for credit toward a bachelor’s degree at public Universities throughout Mississippi.
Make sure that the classes you take will transfer to the four-year college or university of your choice by using the Mississippi Articulation Transfer Tool (MATT). The tool can take you step-by-step through the process, or you can browse the courses of each institution.
Career and Technical Education Programs are designed to meet the educational needs of students who are seeking preparation for immediate employment or advancement within career fields. The schools for all CTE programs are structured as stackable credentials –certificate (30 hours), diploma (45 hours), degree (60 hours). Technical and Career programs lead to the Associate of Applied Science degree.