Business Office Management Technology

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This program of study provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the changing technology of today’s business and professional offices. The student will develop skills using accounting and computer software applications. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take a series of OPAC certification exams. 

In order to progress in the Business Office Management Technology program, students must earn a grade of “C” average in each BOT course, English Comp I, and Math/Science w/lab elective course. Students are also required to maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or greater (cGPA) through their program of study. 

Minimum admission requirements,in addition to general admission requirements, must include at least one of the following:

  • Attain a 15 composite score on the ACT

  • Score a 230 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and the ACCUPLACER NG Arithmetic Section

  • Earn a “C” or above in Intermediate English and Reading (ENG 0124)

  • Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

The two-year program of study in Business Office Management Technology (BOMT) is designed for students who desire full-time employment immediately after graduation from MCC.  

Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined. Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator.

FIRST YEAR  |  FIRST SEMESTER 
Course Number Description Hours
BOT 1233 Microsoft Word® I 3
BOT 1273 Introduction to Microsoft Office® 3
BOT 1313 Applied Business Math 3
BOT 1433 OR ACC 2213 Business Accounting OR Principles of Accounting I  3
BOT 1763 Communication Essentials 3
  Semester Hours 15
SECOND SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
* Instructor Approved Elective 3
BOT 1243 Microsoft Word® II 3
BOT 1823 Microsoft Excel® I 3
BOT 2433 QuickBooks® 3
BOT 1113 English Composition I 3
  Semester Hours 15
SECOND YEAR  |  FIRST SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1853 Microsoft Excel® II 3
* Instructor Approved Elective 3
SPT 1113 Public Speaking 3
BOT * Instructor Approved Elective 3
BOT * Instructor Approved Elective 3
  Semester Hours 15/16
SECOND SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 2923 BOT Externship Seminar 3
* Instructor Approved Elective 3
BOT 2833 Integrated Computer Applications 3
* Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
* Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
  Semester Hours 15
  Total Semester Hours 60/61

This Career and Technical Certificate programs are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in professional and business offices. All courses may be transferred into the two-year Business Office Management Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Program. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the 30 or 45-hour program.

Courses should be taken in sequence as outlined. Any deviation from this program must have prior approval of the program coordinator.

FIRST SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1233 Microsoft Word® I 3
BOT 1273 Introduction to Microsoft Office® 3
BOT 1313 Applied Business Math 3
BOT 1433 OR ACC 2213 Business Accounting OR Principles of Accounting I 3
BOT 1763 Communication Essentials 3
  Semester Hours 15
SECOND SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
*BOT 1243 Microsoft Word® II 3
BOT 1823 Microsoft Excel® I 3
BOT 2433 QuickBooks® 3
BOT - Instructor Approved Elective 3
BOT - Instructor Approved Elective 3
  Semester Hours 15
Career Certificate Exit Point   |    Total Semester Hours 30
THIRD SEMESTER 
Course Number Course Description Hours
BOT 1853 Microsoft Excel® II 3
BOT 2923 BOT Externship & Seminar 3
BOT 2833 Integrated Computer Applications 3
BOT - Instructor Approved Elective 3
BOT - Instructor Approved Elective 3
  Semester Hours 15
Technical  Certificate Exit Point   |    Total Semester Hours 45

 

For more information For more information:
Flora Sumrall, Coordinator
flora.sumrall@meridiancc.edu
601.484.8722
For more information For more information:
Deborah Nettles, Advisor
deborah.nettles@meridiancc.edu
601.553.3404