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Academic Programs

University Advisement Center:
Advisor Areas

The advisors in the University Advisement Center (UAC) work with the following groups of students in the College of Arts and Sciences:

·      University Orientation
·      Freshmen assigned to a UAC advisor
·      Students (any level) with academic holds
To schedule an appointment with one of the UAC advisors listed below, students should visit the UAC Advisor Directory.

Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences

Lisa Rieger
·      Biological Sciences
·      Marine Biology
·      Medical Laboratory Science
Stephen Cocumelli
·      Geography 
·      Geology


Lisa Lowery
·      Communication Studies
·      Journalism
·      Media & Entertainment Arts
·      Public Relations & Advertising
·      Media & Entertainment Arts: Film (academic advising through the GP Advisement Center) 

Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

Stephen Cocumelli
·      Computer Engineering
·      Computer Science 
·      Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology
·      Information Technology

Construction and Design

Stephen Cocumelli
·      Architectural Engineering Technology
·      Construction Management
·      Interior Design

Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Security

Lisa Lowery
·      Criminal Justice 
·      Forensics 


Bill Barnes
·      English 
·      History 
·      Philosophy 

Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development

Bill Barnes
·      Exploratory Studies/Undeclared
·      Interdisciplinary Studies 
·      Liberal Studies
Stephen Cocumelli (HBG campus contact)
·      Applied Technology (academic advising through the GP Advisement Center)
·      Industrial Engineering Technology (academic advising through the GP Advisement Center)

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Destiny DeLancey
·      Chemistry/Biochemistry
·      Mathematics
·      Physics


John Faulconbridge
·      Music
·      Music Education

Ocean Science and Engineering

Stephen Cocumelli (HBG campus contact) 
·      Marine Science (academic advising through the GP Advisement Center)
·      Ocean Engineering (academic advising through the GP Advisement Center)

Performing and Visual Arts

John Faulconbridge
·      Art 
·      Dance
·      Theatre 

Polymer Science and Engineering

Destiny DeLancey
·      Polymer Science
·      Polymer Science and Engineering

Social Science and Global Studies

John Faulconbridge
·      Anthropology
·      Applied Economics
·      Legal Studies 
·      Political Science 
·      Sociology
·      World Languages

University wide - Healthcare Preprofessional Students

Destiny DeLancey
·      Healthcare Pre-Professional Advisement

Gulf Park Advisement Center

Students at the Gulf Park campus who wish to schedule an appointment with their advisor should visit the Gulf Park Advisement Center advisor directory.

Academic Program Listing

Undergraduate Programs

  • USM undergraduate Degree Programs and Minor and Certificate Programs (Quick guide, PDF)
  • Undergraduate Bulletin: CAS Programs 2019-2020

Graduate Programs

  • Graduate Bulletin: CAS Programs 2019-2020

Contact Us

College of Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts Building 210
118 College Dr. #5004
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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