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  • The degree program provides students with the fundamentals of accounting and prepares them for a variety of financial careers.
  • The American Studies program offers an interdisciplinary major or minor for students interested in a broad liberal arts education.
  • Students will complete courses in cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and anthropological linguistics.
  • The entrepreneurship emphasis is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to develop, market and manage their own business.
  • Undergraduates choose to major in communication studies because they enjoy studying human interaction and because their studies will enhance their lives and careers.
  • Undergraduates choose to major in communication studies because they enjoy studying human interaction and because their studies will enhance their lives and careers.
  • Graduates are prepared for professional careers in health education, research and service at a wide variety of health organizations.
  • Graduates are prepared for entry-level administration positions in various types of health care facilities, organizations and agencies.
  • The criminal justice degree prepares students for a variety of law enforcement, corrections, security and investigative careers, as well as graduate or law school.
  • The criminal justice degree program with an emphasis in juvenile justice is designed to provide students with skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward working with a juvenile population.
  • The quantitative (mathematics degree) economics track is designed to prepare students for the successful pursuit of higher degrees in economics and related academic disciplines requiring a strong background in mathematics and statistics.
  • The qualitative (social science degree) economics track provides a broadly based liberal arts education in “political economy,” an area of study that cuts across the normally separate domains of economics and politics.
  • Students choosing the finance emphasis are prepared for careers with banks and other financial institutions, securities firms and government agencies that oversee the financial sector.
  • The personal financial planning emphasis curriculum prepares students for successful completion of the Certificate in Financial Planning, as well as for the entry-level positions in the financial services industry.
  • Students choosing the real estate emphasis are prepared for careers in real estate sales, property management, financing and sales.
  • 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 forensic science program with an emphasis in anthropology is designed to provide students with skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward skeletal identification and related investigative tasks.
  • The forensic science program with an emphasis in criminal justice is designed to provide students the skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward field-related criminal investigative tasks
  • The forensic science program with an emphasis in physics is designed to provide students the skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward accident reconstruction, firearm ballistics and related investigative tasks.
  • The forensic science program with an emphasis in polymer science is designed to provide students the skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward polymer-related applications to criminal justice and related investigative tasks.
  • The forensic science program with an emphasis in biological sciences is designed to provide students the skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward DNA analysis and related identification/investigative tasks.
  • The forensic science program with an emphasis in chemistry and biochemistry is designed to provide students the skills necessary to enter the profession with an eye toward serology, toxicology, drug identification and related investigative tasks.
  • The program serves business professionals interested in pursuing careers in the areas of administration, communication and/or development and training in government, health and private sectors.
  • The program prepares students for technology and teaching positions in business/industry, government, military, education, health and medicine and various training organizations.
  • The instructional technology emphasis serves both professional educators and those involved in instructional design, development and training in government, health and private sectors.
  • The international business major is designed to prepare students for positions with international business firms operating in the global environment, as well as state and federal agencies involved in facilitating the export-import processes.
  • 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 public relations program is designed to prepare students for careers as public relations practitioners and as consultants in business and industry, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies.
  • The business administration management emphasis is a broad degree preparing students for careers in a wide range of business settings. The emphasis is appropriate for students who wish to obtain a business degree but who do not wish to specialize in a specific area of emphasis.
  • The human resource management emphasis is designed to provide students with the competencies needed to help organizations acquire, develop and retain the people whose efforts are crucial to organizational success.
  • The degree plans prepares graduates to work in industry to manage the networked businesses and processes involved in the flow of goods and services to customers.
  • The Southern Miss paralegal studies program provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, including the legal terminology, concepts and skills necessary to function effectively in the legal profession, whether in a private law firm, government or business environment.
  • The political science major prepares students for careers in national, state and local governments, law, teaching, international service and related fields.
  • 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.
  • The social work degree plan prepares students for generalist social work practice at the entry level within the social work profession – one of the most vital and fastest-growing professions in America and the world today.
  • 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 degree plan offers an overview of speech production and perception processes. Courses provide foundations for understanding normal and abnormal communication and methods of prevention and treatment.