The Social Science Division
The Social Sciences Division at Madisonville Community College is made up of 7 programs:
The Business Administration Systems program prepares you for a variety of business careers. The business core curriculum provides a foundation of knowledge applicable to any business career. The Business Administration Systems program is designed for those seeking entry-level jobs as well as currently employed individuals seeking to enhance their skills. Students select an area of specialty from one of four options: accounting, human resource management, management, and office systems.
The Computer and Information Technologies (CIT) program leads to an associate of applied science (AAS) degree that prepares you for entry-level positions as information technology professionals. You will learn the skills needed to problem solve and communicate effectively within the complex information technology industry.
The CIT curriculum is supported by a solid foundation of general education and core courses that include writing, communications, computer, and math skills. You will obtain hands-on training to develop skills in local area networks (LANs) and how they operate, computer programming, networking, hardware and software maintenance, database design and web page development.
In the Criminal Justice program, you will take in-depth criminal justice and law enforcement courses as well as Writing I and II, psychology, communications, government, sociology, and other courses to assist you on the job. When you have finished, you will understand the theory, principles, and techniques used by police, court administrators, institutional corrections officers, and community supervision officers. You will know how to perform traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, follow due process and procedures, collect and preserve evidence, arrest and prosecute violators of the law, and supervise professionals in criminal justice fields. This program also provides you a foundation for a pre-law degree.
The Education (2+2 option) allows students to complete their 4-year degree in Elementary Education, LBD with Elementary Education Emphasis, or Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Math/Science through courses offered by MCC in conjunction with Murray State University.
All courses are offered locally to complete the 4-year degree. Students also have the option of completing an Associate Degree then transferring to a 4-year education program of their choice throughout the Commonwealth.
The Human Services program prepares individuals for entry level positions in agencies and institutions which provide social, community, educational and mental health services. Upon completion of the program the graduate is prepared to seek employment in various areas which may include child care facilities, mental health settings, chemical dependency settings, hospitals, educational institutions, correctional facilities, geriatric settings, child and youth centers, and social service agencies.
In the IECE program you will gain an understanding of the cognitive, physical, and social and emotional development of children from birth through age five. Topics of discussion include growth and development, health, safety, curriculum planning, assessment and family involvement.
Medical Information Technology graduates prepare medical records and reports, maintain files, order supplies, perform accounting procedures, transcribe medical documentation, work with medical insurance and coding, and receive patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Laboratory and classroom experiences are combined to prepare you for careers in healthcare facilities.
The Paralegal Technology curriculum prepares you for entry-level employment as a paralegal in courts, corporations, law firms, and government agencies. The curriculum is based on standards developed from the National Association of Legal Assistants’ Descriptions of Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) Exam Sections. Industry standards are based on the National Association of Legal Assistants’ Descriptions of Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) Exam Sections.
To learn more about MCC's Social Science programs please, contact: Brianna Pantano @ firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 824.8608.