Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307

Business and Office Technology

Associate of Applied Science

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.

To graduate from this program, students must type a minimum of 50 words per minute for five minutes with no more than five errors.

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

Related Careers:
Records Clerk                           Clerical Supervisor
Payroll Clerk                              Data Entry Clerk
Receptionist                              Civil Service
Administrative Assistant

Minimum admission requirements(in addition to general admission requirements):

  • Attain a 17 composite score on the ACT
  • OR Score a 69.5 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 59.5 or higher on the Arithmetic Section;
  • OR Earn a “C” or above in Preparation for Composition (ENG 1203);
  • Complete 15 semester hours with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university.  Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement. 

Students in the Business and Office Technology Program must attend MCC full time (12 or more semester credit hours).

Educational Planning Sheet & Guidelines
*Students must take College Algebra or a science with a lab.

NOTE:  Admission requirements, curriculum, and other program information are subject to change.  See your program advisor/counselor for additional information.