Medicine

  • Graduates are prepared for professional careers in management positions in health care settings within or outside their allied health field. Allied health refers to areas such as respiratory therapy, dental hygiene, physical therapy and surgical technology.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences is a general biology emphasis.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences includes an emphasis focusing on microbiology.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences includes an emphasis focusing on the ecology and the environment.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences includes an emphasis for teacher licensure.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences includes an emphasis focusing on molecular biology.
  • The general chemistry degree offers the flexibility of elective hours that allow for a minor or double major.
  • The degree plan is a hybrid, incorporating the emphasis areas in biochemistry and American Chemical Society-certified chemistry.
  • The degree plan includes 48 hours of chemistry course work and results in certification by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
  • The biochemistry emphasis includes additional hours of biological sciences and senior-level biochemistry, preparing students for medical, dental and pharmacy schools, as well as biotechnology and pharmaceutical jobs.
  • The chemistry licensure option combines a chemistry curriculum with required education courses to produce an accredited teaching degree.
  • 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 healthcare marketing major provides students with a blend of skills in marketing, sales, customer relations and communication, scientific knowledge, creativity and innovation. Students are prepared for careers in the diverse healthcare sector that includes the medical equipment, pharmaceutical, health insurance, and healthcare services industries.
  • 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.
  • Medical laboratory science is a scientific health care discipline in which professionals diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease.
  • The nursing degree plan prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of health care services, as well as the foundation for graduate study in nursing.
  • The RN-B.S.N. program, available only online, develops nursing professionals through education, research, scholarship and practice. The program provides the foundation for graduate study in nursing.
  • The didactic program in dietetics studies the role of food and nutrition in helping people achieve and maintain health throughout the life span. The B.S. degree is the first step in becoming a registered dietitian.
  • The nutrition science emphasis is suitable for students who wish to study nutrition but do not intend to enter into dietetics practice or pursue registered dietitian credentialing.
  • A B.S. degree in physics can prepare students for any career that requires analytical skills or quantitative work.
  • The physics licensure degree is intended for students who wish to teach physics at the high school level.
  • The Bachelor of Science program in polymer science, an interdisciplinary polymer science degree involving chemistry, physics, chemical engineering and biochemistry, studies the materials of everyday life and the development of new materials.
  • The first degree of its kind in Mississippi, the B.S. focuses is education and research in the areas of structure and processing of polymeric materials, and how these relate to properties and performance.
  • 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 purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in religion program is to teach students the art of critical thinking; to challenge them to think creatively; and to lead them to make a deliberate and rational attempt to understand both the whole and the parts of their experience for the purpose of obtaining wisdom for effective living.