College of Science & Technology

  • The applied technology program emphasizes the practical application of business management and examines human resource development, production process planning and technological innovations.
  • The architectural engineering technology degree program provides a broad-based education with an emphasis on critical thinking, technical problem-solving ability, computer applications and a background in architectural design.
  • 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.
  • The degree plan includes such areas as analog and digital circuits, computers, microprocessors, communications, microcontrollers and automation/control systems.
  • The bachelor’s degree program of study provides career-oriented computing education and concentrations in specific areas, such as software engineering or Web-centric computing.
  • Offered only at the university’s Gulf Park campus, the program prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of software engineering/information technology industries and provides the foundation for graduate study as well.
  • The nation’s only accredited online program of its kind, the construction engineering technology program teaches students to coordinate and supervise a project from the conceptual development stage through final construction, and build a strong foundation for your career. This program is available in traditional format in Hattiesburg.
  • 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 degree plan offers opportunities for students to learn about the field of electronics, computers and other areas of engineering and technology.
  • 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 geography program prepares students for careers in economic development, science and technology, providing instruction in geospatial science, area studies and international development, land-use analysis, resource management and more.
  • The geography GIT program provides the opportunity to study geospatial science (GIS, cartography and remote sensing) and its application to land-use analysis, environmental science, resource management and development.
  • The geology program offers a curriculum based on courses in liberal arts and sciences—including a range of Earth science topics—and culminates in upper-division geology courses.
  • The marine geology program offers a curriculum based on courses in liberal arts and sciences—including a range of Earth science topics—and culminates in upper-division geology courses with an emphasis in marine geology.
  • The environmental geology program offers a curriculum based on courses in liberal arts and sciences—including a range of Earth science topics—and culminates in upper-division geology and environmental courses.
  • The industrial engineering technology degree offers students techniques of quantitative problem-solving methods, management science, economic analysis and operations management of industrial engineering and supply chain domain.
  • The major in industrial engineering technology is designed to prepare students to meet the growing demands of industry for employees with expertise in manufacturing processes, statistical quality control, production management, automation and computer-aided manufacturing.
  • The information technology program prepares its graduates for careers in business and industry planning, implementing and supporting complex information systems.
  • The information technology program prepares its graduates for careers in business and industry planning, implementing and supporting complex information systems.
  • The interior design program provides a diverse, challenging and multidisciplinary perspective that encourages creative, professional and environmentally responsible design solutions for residential, commercial and institutional facilities.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree focuses on marine organisms and their environment.
  • Marine science is a field devoted to the study of coastal and oceanic processes. These studies cover a variety disciplines within the natural sciences (including biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and mathematics) specifically as they relate to the marine environment.
  • The B.S. in mathematics program includes courses in mathematics, computer sciences and a selected minor, preparing students for advanced study in mathematics, in other sciences or for technical opportunities in industry.
  • The program provides students the opportunity to follow a course of study leading to a B.S. in mathematics with licensure at the secondary level.
  • 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.