Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. This includes history and theories of psychology, research methods, biological basis of behavior, the principles of learning, personality, and abnormal behavior. Our Psychology Area of Study will enable you to meet the necessary general education requirements and be exposed to introductory Psychology courses such as General Psychology, Human Growth and Development, Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, and Psychology of Personal Adjustment.
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Precision Manufacturing and Engineering Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to manufacture precision parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines. In addition, individuals use precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers, and gauges; machine and heat-treat various metals; and lay out machine parts. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment.
Our Precision Agriculture Technology program offers education and hands-on training in spatial information systems, remote sensing, GNSS Data Collection, and Crop Management Zones, among other agriculture-related studies. The program is a great opportunity for those looking to begin a career at the intersection of science, engineering, and agriculture. If you are looking for a way to solve global problems and have a strong desire to improve farmlands for future generations, this is the program for you.
Our Animal Science Technology Poultry Production option will provide you with the basic skills needed to pursue a variety of careers in agriculture. These skills include poultry management, agribusiness management, basic maintenance technology, and human relations. Specific jobs may include farm managers, agribusiness managers, agriculture supply representatives, equipment sales, poultry sales, chemical sales, research assistants, soil conservation technicians, food processing supervisors, and other entry-level management positions.
Political science offers students the opportunity to study how political systems operate in the United States and throughout the world. Courses are offered in United States national government, state and local government, and in comparative systems.
Our Plumbing and Construction Technology program will prepare you with specialized skills and knowledge related to several careers in the plumbing and construction ﬁeld. When you graduate from our program, you can take the journeyperson’s exam(s) and become employed as a supervisor, instructor, material expediter, inspector, irrigation system installer, sprinkler system installer, residential plumber, domestic/commercial gas filter, estimator, consultant, employer, or contractor.
Our department offers a variety of courses and corresponding labs to meet the needs of all academic majors. Courses offered include Astronomy, Physical Science, Trigonometry- and Calculus-based General Physics, and Engineering Mechanics.
Explore moral, classical, and contemporary problems as you delve into the major themes and history of Philosophy. We place a heavy emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills throughout all our courses, preparing you to view the world from a philosophic perspective.
Paramedics are in high demand throughout the country. Completing our program can open doors for your career and give you the stable, full-time employment you’re looking for. Whether this is a new career opportunity or a transition for you within the medical industry, Hinds CC can help you get where you want to go.
The Paralegal Technology curriculum will prepare you for entry-level employment as a legal assistant or paralegal in courts, corporations, law ﬁrms, and government agencies. A ﬁeld robust with opportunity for those looking to work in law, but still prioritizing flexible hours, job security, and an office setting.
The Nutrition and Food Science Department explores how food can be used to nourish the body and promote health and longevity. Students can also get information and be advised on degrees and careers in nutrition and food science.
Our Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program will prepare you for a career in this specialized healthcare ﬁeld. MLT is a part of the healthcare team that provides the physician with information used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease or injury. These are scientists who hunt for clues to determine the presence or absence of disease. They also perform general tests in all laboratory areas—blood bank, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology—in order to determine the extent and cause of disease.
Our Medical Data Technology program is a technical curriculum designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in health-related fields. As the health care industry continues to transition from a paper health record system to an electronic health record system, the demand for trained medical billing and coding personnel is continuing to increase. You will be trained to work on the front lines to ensure accurate data input, diagnostic and procedural coding, and claim submission for insurance reimbursement to comply with private, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Our Meat Merchandising program will prepare you for entry-level employment in the various related phases of processing, marketing, merchandising of meats, catering, and value-added products. Our program gives you training in beef, pork, lamb, poultry, and ﬁsh. You will be given the opportunity to master the skills necessary for success in meat merchandising, which includes: aging, catering, chilling, curing, cutting, inspecting, pricing, processing, sales, sausage making, slaughtering, smoking, and quartering.
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Our Marketing Management Technology program will prepare you for a career in sales, advertising, management, public relations, merchandising, and buying. A combination of classwork and practical experience will give you the opportunity to acquire the background and skills necessary to enter the business and community workforce in positions leading to the mid-management level and higher.
With the explosion of creative and technological initiatives, the need for strong marketing skills is vital in today’s global economy. Understanding demographics for targeting specific markets plays a key role in the development of a strong marketing professional. Exploring all aspects of business including management, finance, accounting, advertising, and economics, marketing majors develop a full repertoire of skills that enhance any industry operating and thriving today.
Students in our Management Area of Study will enhance their critical thinking and communication skills while learning how to lead an organization or business. In fact, our faculty members here at Hinds have been active in the business sector and have firsthand experiences to prepare our students for business management careers.
Our Kinesiology Area of Study will introduce you to the needed courses to prepare for a transfer degree in Kinesiology. Gain the skills needed to pursue a four-year degree in kinesiology, exercise science, biomechanics, exercise physiologist, athletic trainer, and many more.
The Journalism and Mass Communication Department offers courses designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper and yearbook production. You will become immersed in news, sports, feature, interview stories, and editorial writing.