Business and Technology Complex
1003 Virginia Avenue
McComb, MS 39648


2014-2015 Business and Technology Course Offerings

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Automotive Service Technology
The auto mechanics program teaches basic automotive, brake, electrical, steering and suspension services. Students are provided with foundational skills related to engine fuel performance, cooling systems, and air conditioning/heating systems. ASE certification is available for qualifying students.

Business Management
Business Management is designed to help students develop knowledge, skills, and behavioral characteristics required in a business office. Students receive instruction in application management, financial management, telecommunication, networking, programming, input technologies, accounting, and other related business.

Career Pathway Experience
This program is designed for 11th and 12th grade students. The program provides work-readiness preparation, related occupational classroom instruction, along with worksite training related to a student’s occupational training program or clearly designed occupation objectives. Students may enroll in CPE as a capstone after completing two years in another career-technical program.

Construction Technology
The construction industry has numerous high paying and exciting career opportunities. In the Construction Technology program, students will learn basic frame carpentry, electrical wiring, plumbing, masonry, woodworking power tools, and machinery operation. Year 2 focuses on advanced carpentry. NCCER certification is available for qualifying students.

Culinary Arts
This program prepares students in managerial, production, and service skills used in institutional, commercial, self-owned food establishments, or other industry occupations. The heart of the program is hands on lab instruction in a commercial kitchen. Instruction is given in the preparation of cakes, pies, pastry, breads, meats, vegetables, fruits, and other food products.

Digital Media
This program is designed for students who wish to develop, design, and implement projects in the field of digital media. The program emphasizes the creative design or content of such media. The course focuses on the basic areas of computer graphics, animation, audio production, and film. Certifications are available in Adobe and Apple programs.

Health Services
The health services program introduces students to health careers, the basic health sciences, and basic health career skills. Students learn medical terminology, body systems, legal and ethical issues, and health care skills. Second year students gain advanced knowledge while participating in job shadowing experiences. Students can also receive CPR certification.

Information Technology
IT prepares students for careers that involve the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems-integration services. This course is integral as the United States and worldwide economies continually adapt to new technologies. Students have the opportunity to receive CompTIA Strata and Microsoft certifications.

Hotel and Restaurant Management
This program prepares students for careers in the management, marketing, and operation of restaurants, lodging establishments, and tourist attractions. There are specific focuses on theater and cinema events, gaming and sporting activities, and travel accommodations.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Applications prepares students to engage in future academic and vocational courses of study. It includes academic skills, career and technical topics, and 21st century skills.

ICT I and II
ICT offers junior high students the opportunity to receive introductory instruction in technology skills and applications that help prepare them for STEM and Business and Technology Courses.

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the McComb School District not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, national origin, or handicap arising out of the following statutes:

1. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq. and its implementing regulation, 34 C.F.R., Part 100

2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 20 U.S.C. 794 and its implementing regulation, 34 C.F.R. Part 104

3. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. and its implementing regulation, 34 C.F.R. Part 106; and

4. The age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. 6601 et seq. and its implementing regulations, 45 C.F.R. Part 90.

5. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to Dr. Cederick L. Ellis, Sr., Superintendent, McComb School District P.O. Box 868, McComb, MS 39649 (601) 684-4661 or

Ruby Husband, Support Services Director, McComb, School District, (601) 684-8777 or

the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

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