Academia

  • The American Studies program offers an interdisciplinary major or minor for students interested in a broad liberal arts education.
  • The chemistry licensure option combines a chemistry curriculum with required education courses to produce an accredited teaching degree.
  • The French emphasis degree plan prepares students for work in which a foreign language and cultural knowledge are required, or for graduate study.
  • The state’s only nationally accredited licensure program prepares students interested in teaching Spanish or French.
  • The Spanish emphasis degree plan prepares students for work in which a foreign language and cultural knowledge are required, or for graduate study.
  • Students interested in earning the degree in two languages can select between: • Arabic • French • German • Greek • Latin • Portuguese • Spanish
  • The Bachelor of Arts in history (B.A.) degree offers excellent training in critical reading and the analysis of evidence, the ability to form complex arguments and convey them in clear and persuasive prose, and an elaborate understanding of people, societies and historic change
  • The history B.A. with licensure in social studies 7-12 is a nationally recognized program with accreditation from the National Council for the Social Studies that offers excellent training in critical reading and the analysis of evidence, the ability to form complex arguments and convey them in clear and persuasive prose, and an elaborate understanding of people, societies and historic change.
  • The program prepares students for technology and teaching positions in business/industry, government, military, education, health and medicine and various training organizations.
  • The mission of the international studies program is to develop the reading, writing and critical thinking skills of students; to promote their interdisciplinary and cross-cultural expertise in world affairs; and to enhance their knowledge within a specific geographic concentration.
  • The mission of the international studies program is to develop the reading, writing and critical thinking skills of students; to promote their interdisciplinary and cross-cultural expertise in world affairs; and to enhance their knowledge within a specific geographic concentration.
  • The library and information science degree can be used to obtain a variety of paraprofessional positions in libraries and other information environments, as well as to become certified as a school library media specialist.
  • The mission of the Department of Philosophy and Religion is to offer opportunities for engagement with historical and contemporary areas of philosophy and with the religious traditions of the world.
  • The undergraduate degree in psychology prepares students for entry-level jobs in many areas of the discipline of psychology or for advanced degrees in other professions.
  • The undergraduate degree in psychology prepares students for entry-level jobs in many areas of the discipline of psychology or for advanced degrees in other professions.
  • Sociology provides insights into a wide array of social situations and environments and is an appropriate degree for work in areas such as public health, consumer safety, employee relations and civil rights. Students learn to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively.
  • Sociology provides insights into a wide array of social situations and environments and is an appropriate degree for work in areas such as public health, consumer safety, employee relations and civil rights. Students learn to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively.
  • The special education degree plan leads to licensure in mild/moderate disabilities (K-12) in the state of Mississippi.
  • The special education undergraduate program requires preparation in mild/moderate disabilities as well as study in two additional areas of emphasis.