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Early Childhood Education Certificate

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The MACC Early Childhood Education program prepares graduates to support children and families by providing responsive care and quality education as a teacher/caregiver or director in childcare center, family childcare home, a Head Start, or Early Head Start program. Successful graduates can also be parent educators, enter public schools as a paraprofessional, or continue their education in this field. MACC Early Childhood Education classes are offered in the evening for the convenience of the working student. The Early Childhood Education program also offers a 32 credit hour certificate, a Certificate of Specialization and the Child Development Associate credential.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
   Directed Electives (See Below) 8  
 ECE110  Foundations of Early Care & Education 3  
 ECE120   Nutrition, Safety & Health 3  
 ECE130  Essential of Infant/Toddler Care 3  
 ECE140  >Play as Learning 3  
 ECE150 or
 ECE160 or
 ECE170
 >^CDA Seminar or
 ^Beginning Lab in Infant/Toddler Setting or
 ^Beginning Lab in Preschool
2  
 ECE165  ^Assessment in Early Childhood I 1  
 ECE210  ^Early & Middle Childhood 3  
 ECE230  ^Guidance and Inclusion 3  
 LAL101  ^Composition I 3  
     32  
 
  Directed Electives (8 credit hours needed)
   
 ECE145  ^CDA Preparation and Observation 3
 ECE175  ^Assessment in Early Childhood II 1  
 ECE220   ^Working with Families & the Community 3  
 ECE240   ^Emergent Language & Literacy 3  
 ECE250  ^Curriculum & Planning in Early Childhood 3  
 ECE260 or
 EDU220
 ^Professional Issues in Early Childhood or
 ^Foundations of Education in a Diverse Society
3  
 ECE270  ^Management of Early Childhood Programs 3  
 SKL101   College Orientation 1  
 SKL250   Employment Seminar 1  
 
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  

 

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

>Articulation Credit from secondary programs or credit-by-credential with a current CDA.

**A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all required Early Childhood Education courses (prefix "ECE") to earn an AAS or Certificate in Early or an Early Learning Assistant Certificate.

***Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

****Virtual course delivery is available for all "ECE" classes required in this degree program and for many other required classes. Talk to your program advisor to learn which courses are offered in the virtual delivery format.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

Accounting Certificate

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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting prepares graduates to work in a variety of occupations such as: accounting analyst, accounting assistant, accounting clerk, bookkeeper, accounts receivable clerk, fiscal technician, and more. The combination of specialized courses prepares graduates to immediately enter the workforce in the accounting field, and the small class sizes make this program a perfect fit for those people wanting to begin their career in the world of finance. Students gain valuable knowledge in the areas of elementary, managerial, cost, federal, and computerized accounting as well as an understanding of business and marketing strategies.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 ACC101   Elementary Accounting I 3  ACC101
 ACC102  ^Elementary Accounting II 3  
 ACC210  ^Federal Income Tax Accounting 3  
 ACC214  ^Computerized Accounting Applications Using QuickBooks 3  
 ACC218  ^Payroll Accounting 3  
 BOA261  Spreadsheet Applications Using Microsoft Excel 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 14  
     32  
 
  Directed Electives (14 credit hours needed)
   
 ACC110  Personal Finance 3  
 ACC211  ^Managerial Accounting 3  
 ACC295  ^Accounting Internship 2-3  
 BOA152  ^Business Math/Electronic Calculations 3  
 BUS100  Introduction to Business 3  
 BUS150  ^Business Communication 3  
 CIT101  Computer Essentials 3  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  Employment Seminar 1  
 
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  

 

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

Programming Certificate

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Computer programmers are the unsung heroes in the IT field. Every system must run at its optimum performance to deliver information vital to doing business. Programmers provide the means to retrieve that data. MACC trains programmers in several languages to meet the world's IT needs. Visual Basic, Java and C++ are the core languages. Individuals also learn SQL, a database query language used in database management and more. Concepts are delivered to provide maximum transfer of knowledge to other languages. Programming graduates are prepared to enter the field as entry-level programmers or transfer to a four-year institution. MACC also offers multiple Certificates of Specialization in this field.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 CIT105  ^Programming I 3  CIT105
 CIT106  IT Essentials 3  
 CIT135  ^Object Oriented Programming I 3  
 CIT145  Web Design I 3  
 CIT201  ^Relational Database Systems 3  
 CIT205  ^Programming II 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 14  
     32  
 
  Directed Electives (11 credit hours needed)
   
 ACC101  Elementary Accounting I 3  
 BUS150  ^Business Communication 3  
 CIT150  Linux Administration I 3  
 CIT152  Introduction to Networks 3  
 CIT153  ^Routing and Switching Essentials 3  
 CIT245  ^Web Design II 3  
 CIT255  ^Cyber Security 3  
 CIT261  ^Systems Project: Programming 3  
 CIT295  ^Computer Information Technology Internship 2-3  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  Employment Seminar 1  
 
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  

 

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

** Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

***Virtual course delivery is available for all "CIT" classes required in this degree program and for many other required classes. Talk to your program advisor to learn which courses are offered in the virtual delivery format.

****Note for all Computer Information Technology AAS degrees and certificates (32 credit hour and Certificates of Specialization): A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all required CIT courses (course prefix "CIT") to earn an AAS degree, 32 credit hour certificate, or Certificate of Specialization).

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

Networking Certificate

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Networks drive the speed of business. The demand for information in the global economy requires consistent and robust network connectivity. Networking professionals provide this ever-increasing need. MACC offers a path to this exciting career through our nationally recognized Cisco Academy. In two semesters, an individual can prepare to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and also be eligible for the widely recognized A+ certification. For those who wish to pursue the full Networking degree, MACC offers coursework in Linux Administration and Windows Server Management. Networking graduates are prepared to enter the field or transfer to a four-year institution. MACC also offers multiple Certificates of Specialization in this field.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 CIT105  ^Programming I 3  CIT105
 CIT106  IT Essentials 3  
 CIT150  Linux Administration I 3  
 CIT152  Introduction to Networks 3  
 CIT238  ^Windows Server Management I 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 17  
     32  
 
  Directed Electives (17 credit hours needed)
   
 ACC101  Elementary Accounting I 3  
 BUS150  ^Business Communication 3  
 CIT101  Computer Essentials 3  
 CIT145  Web Design I 3  
 CIT153  ^Routing and Switching Essentials 3  
 CIT201  ^Relational Database Systems 3  
 CIT239  ^Windows Server Management II 3  
 CIT245  ^Web Design II 3  
 CIT250  ^Linux Administration II 3  
 CIT252  ^Scaling Networks (1st 8-weeks) 3  
 CIT253  ^Connecting Networks (2nd 8-weeks) 3  
 CIT262  ^Systems Project: Networking 3  
 CIT295  ^Computer Information Technology Internship 2-3  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  Employment Seminar 1  
 
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  

 

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

** Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

***Virtual course delivery is available for all "CIT" classes required in this degree program and for many other required classes. Talk to your program advisor to learn which courses are offered in the virtual delivery format.

****Note for all Computer Information Technology AAS degrees and certificates (32 credit hour and Certificates of Specialization): A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all required CIT courses (course prefix "CIT") to earn an AAS degree, 32 credit hour certificate, or Certificate of Specialization).

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

Business Office Administration Certificate

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The MACC Business and Office Administration program options are designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin a career as an administrative office professional. With the education and hands-on experience obtained in this program, successful graduates are prepared to work in positions such as legal administrative assistant, executive administrative assistant, medical receptionist, medical office assistant, receptionist, secretary, data entry clerk, as well as many other office support positions. 

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 BOA100  Keyboarding 1  BOA100
 BOA106  ^Introduction to Business Office Administration 1  BOA106
 BOA108  ^Word Processing Concepts Using Microsoft Word 3  BOA108
 BOA120  ^Customer Service 3  
 BOA151  Records Management 3  
 BOA181  Business Terminology 3  
 BOA266  Advanced Word Processing Using Microsoft Word 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 15  
     32  
 
  Directed Electives (15 credit hours needed)
   
 ACC100 or
 ACC101
 Small Business Accounting or
 Elementary Accounting I
3  
 ACC214  ^Computerized Accounting Applications Using QuickBooks 3  
 ACC218  ^Payroll Accounting 3  
 BOA140  Personal Information Management Using Microsoft Outlook 1  
 BOA152  ^Business Math/Electronic Calculations 3  
 BOA165  Presentation Skills Using Microsoft PowerPoint 3  
 BOA261  Spreadsheet Applications Using Microsoft Excel 3  
 BOA264  Database Management Using Microsoft Access 3  
 BOA295  ^Business Office Administration Internship 2-3  
 BUS100  Introduction to Business 3  
 BUS150  ^Business Communication 3  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  Employment Seminar 1  
 
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

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