Morgan Community College

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The nine certificate options in the Agriculture and Business Management Program include classroom and private, on-site instruction at the student's place of business. Courses focus on computerized record keeping, business planning, financial analysis, and marketing. The certificates are designed for self-employed owners/operators, managers, consultants, and individuals associated with agriculture and business fields in any type of business from service to retail and from agriculture sales to production.

Instructors combine classroom experiences with on-site instruction in a series of two courses which can be completed over the course of one year. Agriculture and Business Management instructors maintain offices on campus.

Also see EXPLANATION OF TYPES OF DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Also see BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE (AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT EMPHASIS)

Ag/Business Management-Planning and Financial Records Certificate

Agriculture and Business Management-Planning and Financial Records is a one-year certificate program in business planning and computerized record keeping. Emphasis will be placed on the implementation and maintenance of an accurate set of computerized financial records, computer terminology, accounting concepts, and compiling a business plan.

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

PLANNING AND FINANCIAL RECORDS CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 111

Records & Business Planning I

9

ABM 112

Records & Business Planning II

9

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_ABF2 Approved by CCCS

Ag/Business Management-Financial Analysis Certificate

Agriculture and Business Management Financial Analysis is a one-year certificate focusing on financial analysis and health of the business. Development and interpretation of financial reports will point to strengths and weaknesses for business analysis purposes.

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITE: Complete set of cash records or instructor consent

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 121

Financial Analysis I

9

ABM 122

Financial Analysis II

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_ABG Approved by CCCS

Commodity Marketing Certificate

Agriculture and Business Management Commodity Marketing is a one-year certificate (18 credits) focusing on the development of a marketing plan and production costs. This focus includes marketing strategies and alternatives such as cash, futures, options, and forward contracts as well as price trends and behavior. Enterprise calculations resulting in production trends are emphasized.

COMMODITY MARKETING CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 131

Commodity Marketing I

 

Prerequisite: Costs of production records for one enterprise

or instructor consent

9

ABM 132

Commodity Marketing II

 

Prerequisite: ABM 131

or instructor consent

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_ABMC Approved by CCCS

Ag/Business Management-Marketing and Risk Management Certificate

Agriculture and Business Management Marketing & Risk Management is a one-year certificate emphasizing marketing strategies, enterprise/job costing analysis, sales/pricing trends, and risk management techniques. Marketing terminology, risk management strategies, marketing research and analysis along with marketing strategies for the development of a marketing plan will be emphasized.

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

MARKETING AND RISK MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 135

Marketing & Risk Management I

9

ABM 136

Marketing & Risk Management II

 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of ABM 135 or instructor consent

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_AGRM Approved by CCCS

Web Productivity & Utilization Certificate

MCC’s Web Productivity and Utilization is a one year certificate (18 credits) designed to enhance business management skills by improving one’s understanding and use of the Internet for business productivity. Utilization of available tools, technical capabilities, and development of a web plan for the business will be addressed.

WEB PRODUCTIVITY AND UTILIZATION CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITE: Internet connection

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 137

Web Productivity/Utilization I

9

ABM 138

Web Productivity/Utilization II

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_ABMW Approved by CCCS

Advanced Ag/Business Management Certificate

Advanced Agriculture/Business Management is a one-year certificate designed to enhance advanced management skills by looking at the existing business plan, identifying risk reducing alternatives, and continued in-depth financial analysis.

ADVANCED AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 141

Advanced Business Management I

 

Prerequisite: Accurate accrual financial records or instructor consent

9

ABM 142

Advanced Business Management II

 

Prerequisite: Completed business plan or instructor consent

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_AABM Approved by CCCS

Integrated Management Certificate

MCC’s Integrated Management is a one-year certificate (18 credits) emphasizing integration of data and software technology of the business. Research and identification of data and software used in the business and industry will point to the development of a management plan incorporating improved use of software and data through integration of current and/or new software applications.

INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 143

Integrated Management I

9

ABM 144

Integrated Management II

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_AGI Approved by CCCS

Rural Business Entrepreneurship Certificate

The Rural Business Entrepreneurship is a one-year certificate designed to enhance business management skills by looking at a new business venture. Emphasis will be placed on the research and development of a complete business plan through the use of technology.

RURAL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 151

Rural Business Entrepreneurship I

9

ABM 152

Rural Business Entrepreneurship II

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_RBE Approved by CCCS

Leadership & Human Resource Certificate

MCC’s Leadership and Human Resource Program is a one-year certificate (18 credits) emphasizing leadership and resources management in the business. Exploration of effective leadership and ethics concepts and skills along with the identification of human resource tools will guide the evaluation and analysis of the business’ current management practices. Development and evaluation of a leadership plan for the business will be addressed.

LEADERSHIP AND HUMAN RESOURCE CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course

Course Title

Credits

ABM 153

Leadership/Human Resource Mngmt. I

9

ABM 154

Leadership/Human Resource Mngmt. II

9

 

TOTAL CREDITS

18

M_CER_LHR Approved by CCCS



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2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

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