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Dual Credit & Dual Enrollment


Thank you for your interest in Mineral Area College 's Dual Credit Program.  The Program allows qualifying juniors and seniors a great opportunity to get a head start on their college education while still in high school on their high school campus.  If you have previously taken or plan to take Dual Credit classes, you are to be commended for thinking ahead and utilizing this opportunity.

For any information that is not addressed at this site, contact your high school counselor or Julie Downs at:

Telephone: (573) 518-3805
Postal address:
Mineral Area College
PO Box 1000
Park Hills, MO 63601

Electronic mail: 

All enrollment materials are sent to, and can be obtained from, the high school counselor.  Eligible students will need to have a parent or legal guardian's signature on the provided enrollment form in order to enroll. 

Dual Credit Mission

The mission of the Dual Credit Program at Mineral Area College is to enable high performing high school students an opportunity to take affordable, high-quality, lower level college courses on their high school campuses.  The program also allows for enrichment and extension of the high school curriculum and avoidance of unnecessary duplication in course work as students move from high school to college.

Participating Schools

Arcadia Valley R-II High School

Bismarck R-V High School

Bunker R-III High School

Central R-III High School

Clearwater R-I High School

Farmington R-VII High School

Fredericktown R-I High School

Iron County C-IV High School

Kingston K-14 High School

Woodland R-IV High School 

Meadow Heights R-II High School

North County R-I High School

Oak Ridge High School

Perry County 32 High School

Potosi R-III High School

South Iron R-I High School

Southern Reynolds County

Summersville R-II High School

UniTec Career Center

Not all schools participate every semester and offer all courses described below. Check with your high school counselor.

Engineering Technology -
Project Lead the Way

Descriptions of Courses Available: 
** Note the pre-requisite required.


Art -

ART1490__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

History of Art I

History of ancient art from prehistoric to medieval time. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

ART1500__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

History of Art II

The study of Renaissance and Baroque art. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

ART1510__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

History of Art III

History of the major developments in the art of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

ART1530__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Humanities

An introduction into the nature of the humanities. Dominant themes of human self-expression and the key ideas and values of western cultures are discovered through a comparative and integrated study of painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, music and the art of film. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

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Biological Sciences -

BIO1150__________________ (3-4) 5 cr. hrs.

General Biology

Presents selected basic biological concepts and principles fundamental to the understanding of the operation of biological systems. The nature of science concepts of biological organization, characteristics and chemistry of the cell, energy relationships, reproduction, heredity, classification, evolution and environmental relationships of living things may be presented. Meets the general education biological science requirement.

BIO1430__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Environmental Science

A general introductory course in human ecology. The general concepts of ecology will be covered in early chapters. The remainder of this course emphasizes human contributions to resource depletion, energy conservation, overpopulation and overconsumption, pollution and subsequent worldwide effects.

BIO2540__________________ (3-4) 5 cr. hrs.

Human Anatomy and Physiology (Spring)

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in BIO1150, BIO1250, BIO1350, BIO2112, BIO2122 or PHS1250 or higher.

Designed to provide the student with an understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Includes macroscopic and microscopic study of tissues, basic chemistry of life processes and skeletal, muscular, digestive, neural and cardiovascular systems. Recommended for science and physical education majors as well as some non-nursing hospital based courses such as radiology. The BIO2600 Human Anatomy and the BIO2620 Human Physiology, for a total of 10 hours, are required for the nursing program. BIO2540 is considered as Anatomy and Physiology I for many transferring institutions.

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Business/Statistics -

BUS2430__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introductory Statistics

Prerequisite: A “C” or better in MAT1130 or instructor consent.

An introductory survey of the many applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will acquire the basic knowledge and skills to organize, analyze, and present data. Students will learn sampling methods, how to develop confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

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Computer Information Systems -

CIS1750__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Microcomputer Applications

Prerequisite: Previous regular usage of word processor, spreadsheet or database applications. Student cannot concurrently enroll in CIS1050 and CIS1750.

Gaining proficiency in the most commonly used applications of microcomputers in business: word processing, electronic spreadsheets, graphics, presentations and database management using an integrated Windows-based software suite that performs all these applications.

CIS1870__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Internetworking I

Prerequisite: CIS1050, CIS1610, CIS1670, CIS1750 or co-prerequisite of CIS1610 or CIS1670 or instructor consent.

First of four semesters in the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum. Teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level home network installer jobs. Also helps students develop some of the skills needed to become network technicians, computer technicians, cable installers, and help desk technicians. Provides an introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware community found in home and small business environments.

CIS1890__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Internetworking II

Prerequisite: CIS1850 or CIS1870.

Second of four semesters in the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum. Provides a basic overview of routing and remote access, addressing, and security. Familiarizes students with servers that provide email services, web space, and authenticated access. Students learn about the soft skills required for help desk and customer service positions, and preparation for the CCENT certification exam.

CIS2100__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Microcomputer Database Management

Prerequisite: CIS1050 or CIS1750.

A practical course utilizing a microcomputer software package to acquaint the student with database management tasks of moderate complexity. Topics of study include: file design and creation, table manipulation, record editing and display, queries, report generation, using multiple files.

CIS2200__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications

Prerequisite: CIS1050 or CIS1750.

A practical course utilizing a computer software package to acquaint the student with spreadsheet applications of moderate complexity.Topics of study include: file creation/ manipulation, cell editing, ranges, functions, sorting, formulas, graphs, printer control, and database functions, and multiple worksheets.

CIS2350__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Word Processing-Microsoft Word

Prerequisite: CIS1050 or CIS1750

A practical course utilizing Microsoft Word to acquaint the student with word processing applications of moderate complexity, Topics include: cursor movement, editing, document formatting, columnar typing, block functions, text enhancement, print control, etc.

CIS2670__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Internetworking III

Prerequisite: CIS1890

Third of fourth semester in the CISCO Networking Academy curriculum. Familiarizes students with the equipment applications and protocols installed in enterprise networks with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements, and security. Also introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol.

 CIS2690__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Internetworking IV

Prerequisite: CIS2670

Fourth of four semesters in the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum. Introduces students to network design processes. Students follow a standard design process to expand and upgrade each network, which includes requirements gathering, proof-of-concept, and project management. Lifecycle services, including upgrades, competitive analyses, and system integration, are presented in the context of pre-sale support.

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English -

ENG1330_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

English Composition I

Prerequisite: ACT 18+; or Compass English/ Writing score of 70+; or completion of ENG0970 or modules (ENG0240, ENG0250 & ENG0260) with a “C” or above.  English Composition I is a purpose-based writing course designed to guide the student through writing based on the rhetorical situation. Importance is placed on mastery of writing necessary to the student’s education and career. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking necessary to a writing process and producing clear, organized, and well-developed writing. Instruction will also include basic research skills, MLA guidelines, mechanics, usage, and grammar.

 ENG1340_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

English Composition II

Prerequisite: ENG1330 with a grade of “C” or better.

Emphasizes argument, critical thinking, research and documentation. Students will be expected to read critically and synthesize information cogently and effectively.

 ENG1360_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Creative Writing

Prerequisite: ENG1330 with a grade of “C” or better.

An introduction to writing short fiction and poetry. Students will study anthologized/ representative writers while developing their own style and voice. Special focus will be placed on providing criticism in a workshop setting and revising writing multiple times to produce polished work.

 ENG1440_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Public Speaking

Emphasizes effective communication in public situations through the design and delivery of informal speeches, open forum discussions, and practice in impromptu and extemporaneous speaking.

 ENG1570_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Literature: Prose, Poetry, and Drama

Prerequisite: ENG1330 with a grade of “C” or better.

An introductory survey of the prose forms of literature, primarily short story, novel and drama, as well as the basic methods of poetry.  Special attention is given to literary forms and terminology. Emphasis is also placed on developing skills in critical reading and the attitude needed for appreciating serious literature. A strong emphasis will be placed on reading and discussion.

 ENG2330_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

English Literature I

Prerequisite: ENG1330 with a grade of “C” or better.

A survey study of major authors and their works from the early Middle Ages through the eighteenth century. Major figures studied include Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton and Pope. A strong emphasis will be placed on reading and discussion.

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History –

HIS1100__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

World Civilization I

A multi-cultural and comparative survey of the development of major world civilizations from the ancient period until 1500. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

 HIS1130__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Western Civilization I

A study of the evolution of Western Civilization from the development of the earliest civilizations to the Age of Absolutism. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

 HIS1140__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Western Civilization II

A study of the main problems of the western world from the Age of Absolutism to the present time. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

 HIS1230__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

American History I

A survey of the political, economic, constitutional, diplomatic, social and cultural developments of the United States through the Reconstruction period. Partially fulfills Missouri State Law requiring instruction in U.S. and Missouri constitutions. Requirements are listed at the beginning of History section in the catalog.

 HIS1240__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

American History II

A survey of the political, economic, constitutional, diplomatic, social and cultural developments of the United States from the Reconstruction period to the present.

 HIS1520__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

World Civilization II

A multicultural and comparative survey of the development of major world civilizations from approximately 1500 until the present. Meets cultural diversity requirement

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Mathematics -

MAT1230__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

College Algebra

Prerequisite: ACT score of 23-26; Compass Algebra score of 66-89 or Compass College Algebra score of 53-71; or Compass College Trigonometry score of 46-62; or a grade of ‘C’ or better in MAT 1130.

A comprehensive and rigorous course covering the concepts and techniques of algebra. Included are the following topics: solving linear, rational, quadratic, and other types of equations; linear, rational, quadratic and other types of functions (properties, graphs, inverses); exponential and logarithmic functions; and solving systems of equations. Topics will be covered thoroughly and in detail.

 MAT1330__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.


Prerequisite: ACT score of 27; or Compass Algebra score of 90-94; or Compass College Algebra score of 72-75; or Compass Trigonometry score of 63-66; or a grade of ‘C’ or better in MAT1230, College Algebra. MAT1230 and MAT1330 may be taken concurrently.

The study of triangles. Includes an in-depth study of trigonometric and circular functions and their graphs, angle measure (degrees and radians); trigonometric identities and equations; solving right and general triangles; inverse trigonometric functions and equations; and an introduction to vector applications.

 MAT1650__________________ (5-0) 5 cr. hrs.

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Fall)

Prerequisite: ACT score of 28+; Compass Algebra score of 95-100; or Compass College Algebra score of 76-100; or Compass Trigonometry score of 67-100; or a grade of ‘C’ or better in MAT1230, College Algebra, and MAT1330, Trigonometry.

Provides a study of algebraic applications to geometry and the basic concepts of the calculus. Includes limits and their properties; differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions (by using limits and differentiation rules); applications of differentiation, including curve sketching and optimization problems; and an introduction to integration, including definite and indefinite integrals.

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Modern Foreign Language -

MFL1370__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Elementary Spanish I

Prerequisite: Must meet same requirements necessary to enroll in ENG1330.

An introduction to the Spanish language and to the Hispanic culture. Students will practice all four language skills, with special emphasis on conversation. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

 MFL1470__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Elementary Spanish II

Prerequisite: MFL1370 or high school equivalent (1-2 years of recent study).

A continuation of Elementary Spanish (MFL1370). By the end of the second semester, all major language structures will have been introduced. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

MFL2230__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Intermediate Spanish I

Prerequisite: MFL1370 and MFL1470 or the equivalent (four years of high school study).

A review of the fundamentals of grammar and elaboration of the major language structures. Special emphasis on writing and conversation. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

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Music –

MSC1801_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Appreciation of Music

Examines the nature of music as well as the development of Western music from the Middle Ages until the present time. This study provides the basis for the understanding and appreciation of music. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

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Physical Education  -

PED2700_____________ (Arranged) 1 cr. hrs.

Wellness Center I

Instruction in the development of fitness planning, fitness goal setting, and personal health and wellness. An introductory course where students will gain the knowledge of a wide variety of fitness equipment. Students will participate in activities designed to increase strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance. Must meet with instructor during first week of classes.

PED2710_____________ (Arranged) 1 cr. hrs.

 Wellness Center II

Prerequisite: PED 2700 with a grade of “C” or better.

Instruction in the development of fitness planning, fitness goal setting, nutrition, and personal health and wellness. Students will participate in activities designed to increase strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance. Students are encouraged to do pre-and post-testing to track their fitness gains. Must meet with instructor during first week of classes.

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Philosophy -

 PHI1400__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Philosophy

Introduces students to some of the great philosophers.Thoughts on the meaning of life, limits of knowledge and basis for individual liberty are explored.

 PHI1410__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Comparative Religion

A survey of the major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

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Physical Sciences –

PHS1250__________________ (3-4) 5 cr. hrs.

Introductory Chemistry

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or higher in MAT0950 or higher level math course, or have a Compass Algebra score of 38 or higher or an ACT math score of 19 or higher.

A presentation of the fundamentals of chemistry for the non-science major who needs a course in physical science or who wishes to broaden his general scientific knowledge.

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Psychology –

PSY1130__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

General Psychology I

Prerequisite: A minimum score of 18 on the ACT reading or a minimum score of 80 on the Compass reading.

A broad overview of the general field of psychology and fundamental principles of human behavior. Includes the biology of behavior, learning and memory, emotion and motivation, growth and development, individual personality, psychopathology, and treatment of mental illness.

PSY1250__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Human Growth and Development

Prerequisite: A minimum score of 18 on the ACT reading or a minimum score of 80 on the Compass reading..

Provides the student with a lifespan approach to development. Examines major psychological issues, theories, and research concerning infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Influences on physical, cognitive, personality, and social development are analyzed.

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Sociology –

SOC1130__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

General Sociology

Prerequisite: A minimum score of 18 on the  ACT reading or a minimum score of 80 on the Compass reading or concurrent enrollment in RDG0900.

Systematically examines behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiated by race, ethnicity, gender, class, region, and sociocultural change upon people’s attitudes and behaviors.

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Theater -

THE1000__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Theatre

A comprehensive introduction to the art of theater examining the roles and contributions of theater artists including the actor, the director, the designers, the playwright, and the critic. Students will develop projects in these areas and attend theatre productions.

THE1200__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Literature: Drama

An analysis of dramatic form through the study of representative genres of theater to aid student development of critical capabilities for reading drama. Tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy, farce, melodrama, musicals, absurdism and other styles will be studied using specific scripts, as well as the cultures that gave rise to these movements. Reading intensive course.

THE2120__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

World Drama

Students will learn to understand and appreciate the dramatic form through the study of representative plays through theatrical history—from the Greeks, Medieval, Renaissance, Early European, Modern British and American Drama. Classes are discussion-oriented and the play script is emphasized as a means to dramatic productions. Reading intensive course. Meets cultural diversity requirement.

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Career & Technical -

Agriculture -

AGR1320_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Agricultural Economics

An introduction to the basic concepts and issues in economics as they relate to the agricultural industry.

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Child Development -

ECE1020__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Guidance Alternatives for Young Children

The main focus of this course is to identify positive developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) discipline and redirection of children birth through age eight years. Guidance skills; observation tools; and techniques of redirecting behavior will be explored. Children’s traumas, fears, and negative environmental issues will be identified and assessed. The prosocial environment will be identified through the utilization of observation in a Developmentally Appropriate (DAP) environment. Five (5) hours of required observations is assigned throughout the semester. NOTE: Assigned artifacts reflecting the core competencies will be collected for the capstone course.

 ECE1040__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Early Childhood Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Focus on young children’s (age birth through five (5) years) healthy environment. The child’s environment includes all aspects that effect the child’s health, safety and nutrition. National Health Standards are used to plan the child’s healthy environment. Learning concepts are based on the response to the standards in an effort to provide an optimal learning environment for the young child. The healthy learning environment and record keeping techniques required for state licensing will be identified through the utilization of observation in a Developmentally Appropriate (DAP) environment. Five (5) hours of required observations are assigned throughout the semester. NOTE: Assigned artifacts reflecting the core competencies will be collected for the capstone course.

 ECE1060__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Child Development Associate Credential Prep

Focuses on final preparation for the nationally accredited Child Development Associate credential. Students that have completed three courses: ECE1040 Health Safety and Nutrition, ECE1020 Guiding Alternatives for Young Children, and ECE1000 Introduction to Early Childhood Education, and met all CDA competency standards including a resource collection of required artifacts in all three courses, will begin to build the professional resource collection that exemplifies CDA standards. Coursework also includes writing competency standards required in the CDA 2.0. The student will complete the CDA 2.0 application to the Council for Professional Development. The Professional Development specialist will conduct final observations and evaluations of the student in the student’s child care setting. In addition, the student will provide feedback opportunities for parents in the program. The last step to credentialing is the written test. It will be taken on campus through online testing PearsonVue.

ECE2120__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs

Focuses on the learning differences in the children birth to age five (5). Special need programs and resources will be identified to assist teachers, parents, and children in order to assist in the understanding and resources available for future success of the child. The methods and materials used for early identification, intervention and inclusion of infants, toddlers and preschoolers will be explored. Cultural diversity will also be emphasized in order to gain understanding of different family values and expectations. Family and professional collaboration will be explored to address the impact of the special needs child on the family. Modifications of environments will be identified through the utilization of observation in a Developmentally Appropriate (DAP) environment. Two hours of required observations is assigned throughout the semester. NOTE: Assigned artifacts reflecting the core competencies will be collected for the capstone course.

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Electrical/Electronics Technology -

EEE1500__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Basic Electronics

A study of basic electronic theory. OHM’s Law as applied to D. C. and A. C, series and parallel resistance, inductance and capacitance circuits.

 EEE1550__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Electrical Systems

An introductory study of basic alternating current theory, emphasizing voltage, reactance, resonance, single and three phase power, and network analysis.

 EEE1580__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Practical Electronics I

Prerequisite: EEE1500 or instructor consent.

A combination lecture/laboratory course covering basic electrical/electronic fundamentals and the proper use of electronic test equipment. Includes a study of inductance, capacitance, resonant circuits, motors and generators with hands-on laboratory experience.

 EEE1600__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Practical Electronics II

Prerequisite: EEE1580 or instructor consent.

A continuation of EEE1580, this course covers more complex circuits and applications of solid state devices including transistors. Integrated circuit, OP-AMP’s, SCR’s multivibrators, timing circuits and logic circuits.

 EEE1710__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

National Electric Code

Prerequisite: Instructor consent.

Designed to update electrical workers and electricians with the ever changing National Electrical Code.

 EEE1970__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Programmable Logic Controllers

Prerequisite: Instructor consent.

Offers a learning opportunity that covers a wide range of the applications of electronics in the fields of automation and fluid power control. Programmable logic controllers are the brains controlling the majority of current automation.

EEE2020__________________ (2-2) 2 cr. hrs.

Basic Soldering Techniques

Students will receive instruction and training in electronic soldering and wire wrapping techniques and in applying these skills in the repair of printed circuits, hard wired circuits.

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Health -

HLT2350__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Medical Terminology I and Introduction to Pathology

Prerequisite: ACT reading score of 13 or Compass reading score of 60.

A study of work analysis of medical terms. The general structure and function of body systems and some common pathological conditions will be covered.

HLT2360__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Medical Terminology II

Prerequisite: HLT2350.

Continuation of HLT2350. Consists of individualized instruction to increase the working knowledge of medical terminology.

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Horticulture -  

HRT1010__________________ (5-0) 5 cr. hrs.

Introduction to Horticulture (Fall)

Designed to explore the basic principles of horticulture and methods of practical application of these principles. Subjects such as plant propagation, taxonomy, and growth and development are presented in a comprehensive yet understandable manner. Includes land and greenhouse applications.

HRT1070__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Plant Propagation (Spring)

An introduction to common methods of commercial plant reproduction including seeds, cuttings, layering, grafting, and division. Makes use of the greenhouse propagation facilities.

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Management –

MGT1550_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.


A study of the decision areas involved in providing consumers with goods and services. Topics include product decisions, branding, packaging, consumer motivation, consumer characteristics, pricing, promotion, and distribution. Students develop a hands-on understanding of marketing and current industry trends through real world projects and assignments.

MGT1800_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Business Mathematics

Prerequisite: A minimum ACT score of 15, a minimum Compass Algebra score of 23, or a “C” or better in MAT0900.

The application of basic mathematics to business transactions. Problems in buying, selling, interest, installment payments, insurance, commissions, taxes, depreciation and payroll are emphasized.

MGT2030_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Advertising and Sales Promotion

A study of the marketing activities that stimulate consumer and organizational purchasing. Students will develop and present effective advertising layouts and sales campaigns using various strategies and media.

MGT2660_________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Supervision: Middle Management

A practical course in supervision giving the students an opportunity to upgrade skills in understanding people, planning, personnel supervision, giving and taking orders, problem solving and work organization.

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Office Systems Technology -

OST1080__________________ (1-0) 1 cr. hrs.

10-Key Numeric Skill

Fundamentals of operating the ten-key number pad on a calculator using touch techniques, with emphasis on speed and accuracy development.

 OST1100__________________ (2-0) 2 cr. hrs.

Filing Systems/Records Management

Prerequisite: OST100 or the equivalent.

A comprehensive study of basic filing rules, procedures, equipment, and management of records. Manual filing procedures and rules as well as computer applications will be studied.

 OST1300__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Office Procedures I

Prerequisite: OST1000 or the equivalent.

Designed to prepare the student to carry out the normal duties in a business office involving keyboarding, duplicating, using the telephone, processing mail, letter composition, and the administrative assistant as office hostess.

OST1500__________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Applied Accounting I

Introductory course designed to meet the needs of those students who will be pursuing the first course in accounting. Covers the accounting cycle for a sole proprietorship (service business), careers in accounting, accounting for cash, depreciation methods, and payroll.

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Technology –

TEC1780_____________ (Arranged) 3 cr. hrs.

Blueprint Reading

An introductory course for all Technology students. Interpret mechanical, civil, structural, plumbing, architectural and electrical/electronic schematic drawings. The ability to take off dimensions and part quantities will be stressed.

TEC 1900______________(3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Prerequisite:  ACT Math score of at least 17 or Compass Alebra score of 23.  A grade of "C" or better in MAT 0900 or Learning Center Modules MAT 0020, MAT 0030, MAT 0040.  College mathematics for students majoring in technology.  Includes calculator applications, algebra, geometry, graphical methods and trigonometry.

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Engineering Technology -

Project Lead the Way -

EEE 2040________________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Digital Electronics (DE)

Prerequisite:  EEE 1500 or instructor consent.  An introduction to microcomputers and microprocessors; programming in 8080 microprocessor and tracing and building electronic microprocessor circuits. 

TEC 1630 _______________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Principles of Engineering (POE)

Students employ engineering and scientific concepts in the solution of engineering design problems.  They develop problem-solving skills and apply their knowledge of research and design to create solutions to various challenges, documenting their work and communicating solutions to peers and members of the professional community.

TEC 1680 ____________ (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Civil Engineering and Architecture (CEA)

Civil Engineering and Architecture is the study of the design and construction of residential and commercial building projects.  The course includes and introduction to many of the varied factors involved in building design and systems, structural design, storm waer management, site design, utilities and services, cost estimation, energy efficiency, and careers in the desgin and construction industry.

TEC 2050 __________  (3-0) 3 cr. hrs.

Engineering Design and Development  (EDD)

Prerequisites:  CIS 1750 and TEC 1300.  Introduces students to design and development of a product needed to solve a problem.  Students, working in design teams, will be required to use critical thinking to design a component from perception through to a working prototype in order to prove out the solution.  Students are asked to work from a set design specifications to develop a design approach, building a working prototype, test o the design parameters, write a report, and give a presentation to a review board,  The report must include enough detail to produce the solution.

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Courses available vary by each individual school and may be offered for the Fall and/or Spring semester.  Check with your high school counselor for course offerings at your school!

Student Privileges

Once enrollment has been processed, student has access to materials provided by the campus library.  Student will use their student ID number to check out library materials.  Student may also utilize tutoring services through both on and off-campus Learning Centers.

MyMac/Email Account Assistance

If you are having problems accessing your MyMac/Email Account please contact the Helpdesk by email at or by phone at 518-2137.  Please make sure you have your name and student ID included in your email or phone call/message.  You can also go to the main MAC website and generate your username and password on your own by using the last four digits of your social security number. 


Dual Credit Program Policy

Mineral Area College - Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment

Thank you for your interest in Dual Enrollment through MAC! Dual Enrollment is similar, but also somewhat different from Dual Credit. If you take Dual Enrollment classes, it means you are taking classes either online or on one of MAC's campuses. At the end of the semester, you will submit official grades to your high school counselor in order to receive high school credit.

What are the requirements and how do I sign up?

  • Be a junior or senior or at least 16 years of age
  • Have the consent of your parent or legal guardian to enroll.
  • Each semester fill out the online MAC "High School Application" under the admissions tab at
  • Make sure ACT and/or Compass scores are sent to MAC - contact your counselor for assistance.
  • Have your high school counselor send the name(s) of courses you wish to take to the dual credit office.
  • Not have any holds on MAC records.


How much does it cost? 

The same rates as dual credit, plus a $45 technology fee per class if you are taking webclass(es) and a one time $10 safety fee.  Some courses may have additional course fee requirements. 

What classes can I take?

***  Any! ***

Whatever we offer on campus or on the web, you can take as long as you have the test scores and/or pre-reqs to qualify!


For more information, please feel free to contact Julie Downs, Programs of Study/Dual Credit Coordinator at 573-518-3805 or email her at

Dual Credit & Enrollment Scholarships are available at the following participating schools:






North County


St. Paul Lutheran


Valley Caledonia

West County

*  Please see your high school counselor for eligibility and application requirements.

*  If you are a high school administrator or counselor and want to learn more about dual credit scholarships, please feel free to contact Julie Downs at the above number or email for more information.