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Table of Contents 

Information for Prospective Students 7 

History of the College 8 

General Information 8 

The Millsaps-Wilson Library 9 

Computing Facilities 9 

Buildings and Grounds 9 

Admission Requirements 10 

Orientation and Advisement 13 

Counseling Services 13 

Career Planning and Placement 13 

Student Housing 14 

Medical Services 14 

Student Records 15 

Financial Information 17 

Special Fees 19 

Scholarships and Financial Aid 21 

Student Life 25 

Campus Ministry 26 

Public Events Committee 26 

Athletics 26 

Publications 27 

Music and Drama 27 

Student Organizations 28 

Honor Societies 29 

Fraternities and Sororities 30 

Medals and Prizes 31 

Curriculum 35 

The Heritage Program 36 

Topics Courses 36 

Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental 40 

Pre-Ministerial 40 

Pre-Law 41 

Pre-Social Work 41 

Teacher Certification 41 

Cooperative Programs 42 

Special Programs 44 

Adult Learning 46 

Graduate Program 46 

Administration of the Curriculum 47 

Grades, Honors, Class Standing 48 

Administrative Regulations 50 

Departments of Instruction 55 

Academic Divisions 56 

Fine Arts 57 

Humanities 65 

Interdisciplinary Programs 71 

Language and Literature 73 

Science and Mathematics 80 

Social and Behavioral Sciences 94 

Else School of Management 101 

Register 107 

Board of Trustees 1 08 

Officers of the Administration 110 

Faculty 110 

Staff 115 

Awards and Prizes 120 

Degrees Conferred 1991 122 

Index 125 

Calendar for 1992-1993 

First Semester 

August 21 

Fall Conference for faculty 

August 22 

Residence halls open 9 a.m. 

August 22-25 

Orientation for new students 

August 24-25 

Registration for class changes 

August 26 

All classes meet on regular schedule 

August 27 

*Opening Convocation 

September 1 1 

Last day for schedule changes without grade 

September 25-27 

Parents Weekend 

October 8 

Tap Day 

October 10 

Mid-semester holidays begin, 8 a.m. 

October 14 

Mid-semester holidays end, 8 a.m. 

Mid-semester grades due 

October 14-17 

Fraternity and Sorority Rush 

October 23 

Last day for dropping courses with grades of WP or WF 

October 23-25 

Homecoming Weekend 

November 16-24 

Early registration for spring semester 

November 25 

Thanksgiving holidays, begin 12 noon 

Residence halls close, 3 p.m. 

November 29 

Thanksgiving holidays end 

Residence halls open, 12 noon 

December 8 

Last regular meeting of classes 

December 9-10 

Reading days 

December 11,12,14,15,16,17 Final examination days 

December 18 

Residence halls close at 12 noon 

December 19-27 

College offices closed 

December 28 

Semester grades due in the Office of Records 

December 30-January 1 

College offices closed 

Second Semester 

January 10 

Residence halls open 9 a.m. 

January 1 1 

Registration for class changes 

January 12 

All classes meet on regular schedule 

January 29 

Last day for schedule changes without grade 

February 18 

Tap Day 

February 26 

Mid semester grades due 

March 5 

Spring holidays begin, 3 p.m. 

Residence halls close, 3 p.m. 

March 1 4 

Spring holidays end 

Residence halls open, 12 noon 

March 19 

Last day for dropping courses with grades of WP or WF 

April 9 

Good Friday - College offices closed half day 



April 12-15 

Comprehensive examinations 

April 19-27 

Early registration for fall semester 1993 

April 22 

Awards Day 

April 26 

Last regular meeting of classes 

April 27 

Reading day 

Final grades for graduating seniors due 

April 28,29,30, May 1,3 

Final examination days 

May 5 

Semester grades due in the Office of Records 

May 7 


May 8 


Residence halls close at 5 p.m. 

*Formal academic occasion 

The Millsaps Purpose 

Millsaps College is a community founded on trust in disciplined learning as a key to a rewarding life. 

In keeping with its character as a liberal arts college and its historic role in the mission of the United 
Methodist Church, Millsaps seeks to provide a learning environment which increases knowledge, 
deepens understanding of faith, and inspires the development of mature citizens with the intellectual 
capacities, ethical principles, and sense of responsibility that are needed for leadership in all sectors 
of society. 

The programs of the College are designed to promote independent and critical thinking; individual 
and collaborative problem solving; creativity, sensitivity, and tolerance; the power to inform and 
challenge others; and an expanded appreciation of humanity and the universe. 

Pursuant of this purpose, Millsaps College is committed to the following objectives through its 
academic pi'ogram, support services, and outreach to the wider community. 

Academic Program 

to select well-prepared students of diverse social, ethnic, geographical, and age 

to provide an integrated core curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences tor all 

to help students understand themselves and others and become responsible and 

effective citizens through their studies 

to provide opportunities for study in depth and the development of disciplinary 
competencies in undergraduate programs 

to provide a graduate program in business that develops future leaders and expands 
the body of knowledge in the practice of management 

to provide a curnculum which fosters student development in clear thinking, in oral and 
wntten communication, in quantitative reasoning, in aesthetic perception, 
and in the exercise of good judgment 

to promote the cognitive growth and ethical development of students through 
pedagogies that acknowledge different learning styles 

to foster a canng community that nurtures open inquiry and independent critical thinking 

to structure opportunities for students to become competent in self-assessment of their 

academic progress 
to enable undergraduate students to be successful in graduate and professional degree 

to prepare graduate students with a general management outlook toward organizations 

and the changing environment of business 

to recruit and retain a faculty well-qualified to support the academic program 
to provide faculty with resources for professional development in teaching, scholarship, 
and research. 


College Support Services: 

to provide physical and financial resources sutticieni to support the College mission 
to support the personal development of students through a program of counseling, 

student organizations, and social activities 
to provide activities and facilities for the enhancement of student physical well-being 

to provide opportunities for student development in self-governance and in community 

to provide for the aesthetic enrichment of students through a program of cultural events 
to foster the religious development of students through a program of campus ministry 

to provide library and computer resources for student learning and research that 
adequately support the academic program 

to foster a safe and secure campus environment 

to maintain an organizational structure that supports participation in college governance 
by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and administration, subject to procedures 
and policies approved by the Board of Trustees 

to assess as needed the ongoing activities and programs of the College and to use 
those continuing assessments in planning and implementing college policies 
and activities. 

College Outreach to the Wider Community: 

to foster a mutually supportive relationship between the fvlississippi Conference of the 
United l^ethodist Church and the College 

to provide educational services to alumni and others in the Jackson area 

to maintain mutually beneficial cooperative relationships with local communities, 
schools, colleges, organizations, and agencies 

to involve alumni and other constituents of the College in college affairs 

to participate regionally, nationally, and internationally in cooperative programs with 
other colleges and universities as welt as academic and professional 

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Information for 
Prospective Students 

History of the College 

Millsaps College was founded In 1890 by the Methodist Church as a "Christian college for young 
men." The philanthropy of Major Reuben Webster Millsaps and other Methodist leaders in Mississippi 
enabled the College to open two years later on the outskirts of Jackson, the state capital, a town of 
some 9,000 population. The beginnings were modest: two buildings, 149 students (two-thirds of 
whom were enrolled in a preparatory school), five instructors, and an endowment of $70,432. Fifty 
years later, the student body numbered 599 and the faculty had increased to 33. Women were 
admitted at an early date and the graduation of Sing Ung Zung of Soochow, China, in 1908, began 
a tradition of the College's influence outside the state. 

By the time of its centennial celebration in 1990, enrollment at Millsaps had more than doubled with 
approximately one-half of the students coming from out of state. The quality of the liberal arts 
program was nationally recognized with the award of a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in 1988. A graduate 
program in business administration, begun in 1979, received national accreditation along with the 
undergraduate business program in 1990. 

Millsaps' first president, William Belton Murrah, served until 1910. Other presidents were David 
Carlisle Hull (1910-1912), Dr. Alexander Farrar Watkins (1912-1923), Dr. David Martin Key (1923- 
1938), Dr. Marion Lofton Smith (1938-1952), Dr. Homer Ellis Finger, Jr. (1952-1964), Dr. Benjamin 
Barnes Graves (1965-1970), and Dr. Edward McDaniel Collins, Jr. (1970-1978). Dr. George Marion 
Harmon was named president in the fall of 1978. 

General Information 

The close personal relationship among students, faculty and the administration is one of the most 
vital parts of the Millsaps experience. A liberal arts college designed to train students for responsible 
citizenship and well-balanced lives, Millsaps offers professional and pre-professional training coupled 
with cultural and disciplinary studies. Students are selected on the basis of their ability to think, desire 
to learn, good moral character and intellectual maturity. The primary consideration for admission is 
the ability to do academic work satisfactory to the College and beneficial to the student. 

Millsaps' 1,400-member student body represents about 35 states and several foreign countries. 
Students come from 25 religious denominations. All are urged to take advantage of the educational 
and cultural offerings of Mississippi's capital city of Jackson. 

Research facilities available to students include the State Department of Archives and History, the 
State Library, the library of the State Department of Health, and the Jackson Public Library. Together, 
they provide research facilities found nowhere else in the state. Cultural advantages include the 
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Mississippi, New Stage Theatre, Mississippi Opera 
Association, and musical, dramatic, and sporting events held at the City Auditorium and the 
Mississippi Coliseum. 

Millsaps is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and 
Schools to award the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of 
Liberal Studies, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Business Administration. The 
College is also approved by the American Association of University Women and the University 
Senate of the United Methodist Church. The Else School of Management is accredited at both the 
undergraduate and graduate level by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. The 
Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society and the Department of 
Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. 

The Millsaps-Wilson Library 

The Millsaps-Wilson Library has more than 250,000 volumes and 850 periodical subscriptions. It 
provides 390 seats in individual study carrels, tables and rooms as well as browsing and lounge 
areas. There is a collection of audio-visual materials and listening facilities, Special collections include 
the Lehman Engel Collection of books and recordings; the Mississippi Methodist Archives; the 
Kellogg Collection of juvenile books and curriculum materials; the Paul Ramsey collection in Applied 
Ethics; the Eudora Welty collection; U.S. Government Documents; the Millsaps Archives; and a rare 
book collection. Online computer searches and CD-ROM indexes are among the electronic services 
offered. The library is a member of the Central Mississippi Library Council and the Southeastern 
Library Network. 

Computing Facilities 

In today's increasingly complex and information-driven society, students need to understand the role 
of computing. Millsaps has developed outstanding computing resources for teaching, learning and 
research. From eight terminal complexes across the campus, students have access to the fiber optic 
based College computer network, supported by a cluster of Digital Equipment VAX/VMS systems 
located in the Academic Complex. In addition, a large personal computer laboratory and terminal 
classroom for teaching are located in Sullivan-Harrell Hall. Specialized facilities include color graphics 
terminals in Olin Hall, a graphics laboratory with rise architecture work stations and an imaging 
laboratory in Sullivan-Harrell Hall, and a personal computer laboratory for graduate students in 
Murrah Hall. All computing equipment is connected to the campus network. It is anticipated that 
students will be able to connect to this network from residence hall rooms in fall 1992. 

Buildings and Grounds 

The 100-acre campus is valued at about $30 million. Chief administrative offices are in Whitworth 
Hall. Murrah Hall, built in 1914, was renovated in 1981 to house the Else School of Management. 
Sullivan-Harrell Hall, built in 1928 and renovated in 1990, houses the departments of Computer 
Studies, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Education, Psychology and Sociology. The Olin Hall of 
Science, dedicated in 1988, houses the departments of Biology and Chemistry. 

The Christian Center, completed in 1950, was built with gifts from Mississippi Methodists, alumni and 
friends. It has a 1,000-seat auditorium, a small chapel, classrooms and offices. In 1967, the stage 
was renovated into a modern theatre stage. 

The Academic Complex, completed in 1971, includes a recital hall in which is located a 41 -rank 
Mohler organ. The complex houses Music, Art, Political Science, Computer Services, Business 
Office, Office of Records, Business Affairs and the Office of Adult Learning. It also contains sky-lit 
art studios, a student computer terminal room, a music laboratory and classrooms. 

The Physical Activities Center, dedicated in 1974, has courts for basketball, tennis, badminton and 
volleyball. Weight-training and physical therapy rooms are also included in this multi-purpose facility. 
An outdoor swimming pool is adjacent to this facility. Other athletic facilities include tennis courts and 
fields for football, baseball, soccer and track. 

The Boyd Campbell Student Center houses the Office of Student Affairs, the bookstore, post office, 
student activity quarters, a recreation area, the grill and dining hall. 

There are four residence halls for women and two for men. A residence hall for junior and senior men 

and women opened in the fall of 1985. All are centrally cooled and heated. 

The James Observatory is an historical landmark located on the northwest corner of the campus. 

Admission Requirements 

Millsaps College accepts without regard to race, color, sex, creed or national origin all who are 
qualified to benefit from its academic program. Applicants must furnish evidence of the following: 

1 . Good moral character 

2. Sound physical and mental health 

3. Adequate scholastic preparation 

4. Intellectual maturity 

Freshmafi Admission 

Application for admission as a full-time student with freshman standing may be made by one of the 

1. By high school graduation provided that: 

(a) The student's record shows satisfactory completion of graduation requirements with at least 
12 units of English, mathematics, social studies, natural sciences or foreign languages. Four 
units of English should be included. 

2. By Equivalency Certificate 

(a) Students who have not prepared for college may submit results of the General Educational 
Development Tests (G.E.D.) along with a transcript of work completed in lieu of requirements 
set forth in paragraph 1 (a). 

(b) At the discretion of the Admissions Committee, results of the American College Test (A.C.T.) 
or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.) may be required. 

3. Early Admission 

(a) Students who are nearing high school graduation but choose to enter college before 
graduation may apply by submitting an official transcript and results of the American College 
Test (A.C.T.) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.). 

(b) At least 12 units in English, mathematics, social studies, natural sciences, or foreign 
languages must be included. Normally, four units of English are required. 

Transfer Admission 

A transfer student is one entering Millsaps as a full-time student from another institution of higher 
learning. A completed application for admission and an official transcript from each college or 
university in which the applicant has been enrolled is required. These policies apply to the transfer 

1 . Full credit is normally allowed for work taken at other accredited institutions. Some courses which 
are not regarded as consistent with a liberal arts curriculum may not be credited toward a degree. 

2. After earning 16 course units or 64 semester hours at a junior or senior college, a student 
may not take additional work at a junior college and have it apply toward a degree from Millsaps 

3. A student must complete the work necessary to fulfill requirements for a major at Millsaps. 

4. Grades and quality points earned at another institution will be recorded as they are on the 
transcript. The student must earn at Millsaps at least a 2.0 grade point average after transfer 
credits are entered. 

5. In the case of a student transferring to Millsaps with partial fulfillment of a core requirement, the 
registrar in consultation with the appropriate faculty committee may approve a course to substitute 
for the remainder of the requirement. Students should consult with the Office of Records for 
college policy on courses that will substitute. 

6. The student is subject to Millsaps regulations on advanced placement and credit by examination. 

7. Credit is not given for correspondence courses. 


Part-time Admission 

A part-time student is one enrolled in a degree program but taking fewer than three courses. 
Requirements for admission and policies pertaining to part-time students are the same as those for 
full-time students. 

Adult Degree Program Admission 

students are admitted to the Adult Degree Program through the Office of Adult Learning. They may 
be part-time students or full-time students, depending upon their occupational and family 
responsibilities. Application forms, as well as information about the program, may be obtained from 
the Office of Adult Learning. Students seeking admission to the Adult Degree Program must submit 
the following: 

1. The completed application form. 

2. A non-refundable application fee. 

3. Official transcripts of all previous academic work. 

4. Two letters of recommendation. 

5. An essay introducing the applicant to the ADP Advisory Committee and stating the applicant's 
educational goals. 

Students admitted to the Adult Degree Program are degree candidates. 

Special Student Admission 

A special student is one enrolled in a non-degree program. Applicants should submit the Special 
Student Application Form along with the application fee to the Office of Adult Learning. Transcripts 
of all academic work attempted must be provided the Office of Records prior to the end of the first 
month of enrollment. The following policies apply to special students: 

1 . Special students are expected to be 21 years of age and must present evidence of good character 
and maturity. Age requirements may be waived. 

2. Special students may enroll for any courses without regard to graduation requirements, but must 
meet prerequisites for courses chosen. 

3. Special students wishing to apply for a degree program must re-apply, provide full credentials and 
meet admission requirements for degree students. 

4. Special students may not participate in extracurricular activities. 

International Student Admission 

Millsaps College welcomes international students. Admission credentials should be submitted well 
in advance of the semester in which one expects to enroll. Admissions credentials include the 

1 . Completed admission forms. 

2. Official transcript of all work attempted. 

3. Scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language. 

5. The application fee. 

6. A statement of resources for financial support while in the U.S. 

Financial assistance is not available to international students, so they must come prepared to pay 
the full cost of attending fi/lillsaps and to support themselves during periods when the College is 

Leaves of Absence and Readmission 

Students who leave the College for one semester or longer may apply for readmission by completing 


the appropriate application and presenting transcripts for all academic work attempted 
while away from the College. Students on approved leaves of absence are not required to apply for 
readmission. They must, however, apply to the Office of the Dean for permission to take a leave of 
absence. Those who are absent for more than four years may be required to meet graduation 
requirements in effect at the time of readmission or do additional work in their major in order to 
qualify for a degree. 

Advanced Placement and Credit by Exafnination 

Students entering Millsaps College may earn a waiver of certain requirements or college credit as 
a result of their performance on specific examinations. The amount of waiver or credit is limited to 
two courses in any discipline and to five courses overall, with the exception of the Adult Degree 
Program where the limits are three and eight courses respectively. 

Scores on the appropriate Advanced Placement examination, C.L.E.P. subject matter examination, 
or C.E.E.B. achievement test should be sent to the Office of Records for evaluation. A score of 4 or 
5 is ordinarily required on an AP exam in order to receive academic credit, although in some 
departments a score of 3 is accepted if validated by subsequent work in the discipline. If a waiver 
of requirements or credit is granted, the score on the examination used will be recorded on the 
student's record in lieu of a letter grade. An administrative fee will be assessed for each course so 
recorded. (See the section on Special Fees.) 

For information concerning scores necessary to attain course credit for Advanced Placement or other 
examinations, such as C.L.E.P., students should consult with the Registrar or the Dean of the 

Additionally, Adult Degree Program students (B.L.S. candidates) may develop and submit appropriate 
portfolios for consideration for non-graded academic credit. Detailed information is available in the 
Prior Learning Credit Handbook which is distributed during orientation to all ADP students. 

Applying for Admission 

Prospective students should apply for admission well in advance of the date on which they wish to 
enter, particularly if housing accommodations on the campus are desired. The Admissions Committee 
acts on applications for the fall semester on December 1, January 15, March 1, April 1 and on a 
weekly basis thereafter pending vacancies in the class. Applications for the spring term are 
considered on a weekly basis. 

In applying for admission a prospective student should follow this procedure: 

1 . Submit a completed application for admission form with the application fee to the director of 
admissions. The fee is not refunded to a student unless the application is not approved. 

2. Request the high school principal or college registrar to send an official transcript directly to the 
director of admissions. 

(a) Transfers must include a transcript from every college or university attended. 

(b) A prospective student enrolled in school at the time of application for admission should 

have a transcript sent showing credits up to that time, A supplementary transcript will be 
required after admission. 

3. Freshman and junior college applicants must submit results of either the American College Test 
(A.C.T.) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.). 

Applicants to the Adult Degree Program should apply directly to the director of the Adult Degree 
Program. Applicants for the Master of Business Administration degree should apply directly to the 
director of the MBA Program. 


Orientation and Advisement 

Orientation into the college community is essential to a student's college success. It is therefore 
crucial for a student to participate in orientation activities. The Millsaps orientation program, called 
Perspectives, provides opportunities for extensive introduction to the College and various academic 
and social issues. The program is led by a team of faculty advisors and upperclass students. 

Academic advising is an important part of the orientation process. Faculty advisors provide guidance 
to students on all academic matters in order to assist the student in reaching academic objectives. 
New students are notified of their advisors prior to arrival on campus. When a student selects the 
major field of study, a professor in that field becomes the advisor. 

Counseling Services 

Counseling services are available to all students in the Counseling & Career Planning and Placement 
Center. Students can receive counseling for a wide range of concerns. A counselor can assist in 
improving academic performance by helping a student develop study skills techniques such as time 
management, note-taking, problem-solving and test-taking. Help is also available to students wishing 
to engage in self-exploration and goal-setting, to discuss relationships or other personal concerns, 
to develop better coping skills, to obtain information on other community resources, and to discuss 
other problems or concerns. Referrals to professionals or treatment programs off campus will be 
made when it is believed to be appropriate. 

Career Planning and Placement 

Career planning begins in the freshman year with an emphasis on exploring both career fields and 
academic majors. Through interest testing, planning and consultation, students can explore academic 
disciplines relevant to their interests and, over time, establish realistic career directions, develop 
career strategies and set goals. 

Frequent contact with the career counselor is encouraged to ensure continued development and 
movement toward a satisfying career choice. Students are invited to utilize resources in the career 
library, to participate in off-campus internships and to take advantage of opportunities for part-time 
and summer employment as bases of experience. These resources are available through the 
Counseling and Career Planning and Placement Center. 

Developing skills in resume writing, interviewing and job search strategies are emphases for junior 
and senior students. Workshops on these topics are presented on a regular schedule and students 
are urged to come in for private conferences. Current listings of employment opportunities are 
available and on-campus interviews are scheduled with representatives from graduate and 
professional schools, businesses, industries and government agencies. 


Student Housing 

The associate dean for student affairs coordinates fiousing in cooperation witfi residence directors 
and resident assistants. Men wfio are active members of a fraternity may live in its liouse after tfieir 
fresliman year. 

All fresfiman men and women, unless they are married or live with their immediate families in 
Jackson or vicinity, are required to reside on campus in college residence halls and to dine on 
campus. Exceptions to this policy are unusual and must be authorized through the Office of Student 

Residence hall rooms are designed to house two students each. Students should send the completed 
housing forms and housing deposit by the designated date. Assignments are made in the order of 
seniority for housing (classification, deposit, etc.). Students wishing to room together should specify 
their desire to room together on their housing request. Room preferences are honored unless the 
rooms are already taken by students who are eligible for them. Single rooms are normally not 
available. Room rent cannot be refunded after the semester begins. 

Assignments are made in the order in which the housing deposit is received by the Business Office 
according to the following priorities: 

1. Current residents requesting their same room and rising seniors who are currently residents. 

2. Current residents requesting their same residence hall and rising juniors who are currently 

3. Current residents who are not represented in the above categories and rising sophomores who 
are currently residents. 

4. Current residents and returning non-resident students who make their housing deposit before fvlay 
15 will be assigned a housing space in order of receipt number without priority concerning their 

5. Returning students and residents who make a deposit after fvlay 15 will be placed on a waiting 
list. Room assignments for this category will be made beginning August 1 after freshman and 
transfer students have been assigned, in order of receipt number of their housing deposit without 
priority concerning their classification. To remain in priority status for residence hall assignments, 
housing deposits and request cards must be submitted to the Business Office by May 15. 

Current students who have become academically ineligible and who have not been readmitted on 
petition by June 1 will be refunded the room deposit. These students, if readmitted at a later date, 
will need to pay the room deposit and will be put on a waiting list for room assignments. 

A quiet wing option is offered for students who wish to live in an environment where more intensive 
study is possible 24 hours a day. 

Residence halls open at 9 a.m. on the day preceding each term and close at 12 noon on the day 
following the last scheduled examination of each term. For Thanksgiving and spring holidays, the 
residence halls will close at 3 p.m. on the last day of scheduled classes and reopen at 3 p.m. on the 
day preceding the resumption of classes. Students are not housed in residence halls during 
Thanksgiving, Christmas, or spring holidays. 

Medical Services 

Millsaps provides medical services through the college nurse during the regular academic year to 
students who are suffering from minor illnesses. The College will refer students to local physicians 
but does not pay for visits. 


Student Records 

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, Millsaps students have 
the right to review, inspect, and challenge the accuracy of information kept in a cumulative file by the 
institution. It also ensures that records cannot be released without the written consent of the student 
except in the following situations: 

(a) to school officials and faculty who have a legitimate educational interest, such as a faculty 

(b) where the information is classified as "directory information." The following categories of 
information have been designated by Millsaps College as directory information: Name, 
address, telephone listing, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially 
recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of 
attendance, degrees and awards received, the most recent previous educational institution 
attended by the student, and information needed for honors and awards. Students who do not 
wish such information released without their consent should notify the Office of Records in 
writing prior to the end of the first day of classes. 

For a full statement of policy concerning the confidentiality of student records, consult the Office of 
Records or the Office of Student Affairs. 

Millsaps College will not release transcripts of records until all accounts are paid in full. Should a 
party otherwise obligated to pay a just debt to the College fail to pay any such debt or cost to the 
College, then the debt may be turned over to an agent for collection and any such cost of collection 
must also be paid in full before the transcript is released. 




Financial Information 

Tuition and Fees 

Millsaps College is an independent institution. Each student is charged a tuition which covers 
approximately 56 percent of the cost of an education. The balance is met by income from endowment 
and by gifts from the United (VIethodist Church, alumni, trustees, parents, and other friends. 

Semester Expenses for Full-Time Undergraduate Students 

Basic Expenses for one semester are: 

Residence Hall Student Non-Residence Hall Student 

Tuition $5,040.00 $5,040.00 

student Association Fee 50.00 50.00 

Activity Fee 50.00 50.00 

Room rent (1) 1,060.00 - 1,362.50 

Meals (2) 930.00 

Total $7,130.00 $7,432.50 $5,140.00 

(1) Residence Hall rooms are ordinarily rented on a yearly basis according to the schedule 
below. This schedule of charges is for students who enter in the fall. Those students who 
enter second semester will pay half the annual rate for their type of occupancy. If the student 
changes type of occupancy during the year, the charge will be adjusted accordingly. See 
schedule of payment and residence hall options below. 

(2)This is the charge for the 21 meal per week plan. A 14 meal plan is available for $900. 

Schedule of Payment for Rooms 

1st Sem. 2nd Sem. Total 

Double Occupancy: Bacot, Ezelle, 

Franklin, Galloway, Sanders 




Goodman House 




Sanderson Hall, North Wing 




Sanderson Hall, South Wing 




All residence halls are air conditioned. 

Goodman House — Open to upperclass students. Air conditioned, garden style apartments with 
individual thermostat controlled utilities. Two bedrooms, study area, private bath, standard 
dormitory furniture. Price includes water. Electric utilities extra - estimated cost for normal double 
occupancy use: $40-$45 per month per student. Utility deposit of $175 per student each 

Sanderson Hall — Open to upperclass students. Above average size four person, two 
bedroom/living room suite style accommodations with bath in each unit. South wing has individual 
bedrooms plus living area and bath in each unit. 

Semester Expenses for Part-Time Undergraduate Students 

(Fewer than 3 course units) 

1 course unit $1 ,260.00 

2 course unit 2,520.00 

Activity Fee 12.00 per course unit 


Reservation Deposits 

New students — AW full-time students must pay a reservation deposit of $100. If a student decides 
not to come to Millsaps, this deposit is refundable if the Admissions Office receives a written 
request for refund prior to ll/lay 1 . 

Returning Students — AW returning students requesting campus housing must pay a reservation 
deposit of $100 by May 15 to be assured of a room. If a student decides to withdraw from 
college housing, this deposit is refundable if a written request for refund is received prior to iVlay 
15. Upperclass students living in Goodman House will be required to pay a utilities deposit of 
$175 at the beginning of each semester. One-half of the electricity cost per apartment, each 
month, will be charged against each occupant's deposit. At the end of the semester, or academic 
year, any excess will be refunded or shortage collected. 

Reservation deposits will be credited to the student's account upon enrollment. 

Laboratory and Fine Arts Fees 

Art courses — Each course except art history and senior project $ 45 

Ivlusic private lessons and use of practice rooms 

Per 1/4 course credit (1/2 hour lesson per week) 90 

Science Laboratory Fees 

Astronomy 45 

Biology all laboratory courses 50 

Chemistry all laboratory courses 50 

all laboratory courses breakage fee* 25 

Geology all courses 50 

Physics all laboratory courses 50 

Psychology all laboratory courses 40 

*Unused poilion refundable at the end of the semester. 

Computer Usage Fees 

Computer Studies — all courses 75 

All other courses with computer application 20-80 

Materials Fee 

Courses providing special instructional materials 10-20 

Special Fees 

The general purpose of special fees is to allocate to the user at least a portion of the direct cost for 

providing special services, equipment and facilities. 

Course Overload Fee — A fee of $400 per course unit is charged for course loads above four and 

one-quarter courses. 
Parking Fee — Full-time students who wish to park a car on campus will be charged a fee of $15 

per semester. Part-time students will be charged $5 per semester. Students failing to register 

vehicles may be denied the privilege of parking on campus. 
Activity Fee — A fee of $50 is charged for general student activities. The fee covers admission to 

all college sponsored activities, the use of all college recreational facilities, and participation in 

college activities not covered by tuition. Part-time students are charged at the rate of $10 per 



Credit by Examination Fee — A $25 fee is assessed to record each course for wfiich credit is 
allowed if the credit is not transfer credit or if the examination is not a Ivlillsaps examination. 

Late Fee— A $25 late fee will be charged for both late payment and late scheduling of classes. The 
late fee will start August 27, 1992, for the Fall Semester and January 21, 1993, for the Spring 

Change of Schedule Fee — A $5 fee will be charged for each change of schedule authorization 
processed. Any change initiated by the College will have no fee. 

Graduation Fee — The $50 fee covers a portion of the cost of the diploma, the rental of a cap and 
gown, and general commencement expenses. For students in majors which require a national 
exam as part of their comprehensive examination, any fee charged for this exam will be their 

Music Fee — Music majors who are full-time students will be required to pay only the one-quarter 
course fee for private instruction per instrument per semester. All other students, including 
special students, must pay the prescribed fee in addition to tuition for any private instruction in 

Auditing of Courses — Courses are audited with approval of the Dean of the College. There will 
be no charge except laboratory or materials fee to a full-time student for auditing any course. All 
other students must pay regular tuition and fees for auditing courses, except that persons 60 and 
over may audit undergraduate courses for one-half tuition and fees on a space available basis. 

Senior Citizens — Qualified senior citizens (60 and over) enrolled in an undergraduate degree 
program may pay full tuition for the first course taken each semester and then take additional 
courses at half-tuition based on the current part-time rates. All related fees will be paid at regular 

Financial Regulations 

Payments — All charges for a semester are due and payable two weeks prior to the first day of 
classes. A student is registered and eligible to attend classes only after payment or other 
arrangements have been made with the Business Office. 

Any accounts due for any preceding semester must be paid before a student will be enrolled 
for the succeeding semester. Students must settle all financial accounts due the College before the 
final examination period begins. The registrar is not permitted to transfer credits until all outstanding 
indebtedness is paid. No student will graduate unless all indebtedness, including library fines and 
graduation fee, has been settled. 

The (Vlillsaps Plan is available for parents who prefer a flexible no-cost system for paying educational 
expenses in regularly scheduled payments over a period of months, instead of one lump sum 
payment at the beginning of each semester. For more information, write to: 

The Millsaps Plan 

c/o Business Office 

Millsaps College 

Jackson, MS 39210-0001 

Cashing Personal Checks — Personal checks for a maximum of $100 may be cashed in the 
Business Office and a maximum of $10 in the Bookstore upon presentation of a Millsaps identification 

Returned Checks — A charge of $15 will be made for each returned check. 

Refunds - Room rent cannot be refunded after the semester has begun. Unused amounts paid 
in advance for board are refundable. A student who withdraws with good reason from a course or 
courses will have seven days including the date of the first meeting of classes to receive a refund 
of 80 percent of tuition and fees; within two weeks, 60 percent; within three weeks, 40 percent, and 
within four weeks, 20 percent. If a student remains in college as long as four weeks, no refund will 
be made except for board. 


The date of withdrawal from which all claims to reductions and refunds will be referred is the date 
on which the registrar is officially notified by the student of the intention to withdraw. (See regulations 
relative to withdrawals.) 

The College reserves the right to cancel the registration of any student at any time. In such a case, 
the pro rata portion of tuition will be returned. Students withdrawing or removed under disciplinary 
action forfeit the right to a refund. 

Meal Plan — Students living in college or fraternity housing are required to participate in the College 
meal plan. 

Students Rooming in Fraternity Houses— Rules regarding payment of board and fees applicable 
to other campus residents will be observed by these students. 

Revision of Charges — Millsaps college reserves the privilege of changing any or all charges at any 
time without prior notice. 

Scholarships and Financial Aid 

IVIillsaps College grants scholarships and financial aid to students on two bases: financial need and 
academic excellence. 

To apply for need-based assistance, information may be obtained from the Dean of Student Aid 
Financial Planning. Millsaps will accept any federally approved financial need analysis form. The first 
processing deadline is March 1 . 

Academic scholarships are provided by Millsaps to students who demonstrate outstanding academic 
and leadership ability. These scholarships are awarded without regard to need and are offered to new 
students only. Students must be admitted and submit the Application for Academic Scholarship by 
March 1 . The application may be obtained from the Office of Admissions. 

Institutional Scholarships 

Dependents of United Methodist Ministers serving in the Mississippi Conference receive 
scholarship aid from the College. 

General Scholarship Funds are budgeted each year to help students requiring financial aid. 

The David Martin Key Scholarships are granted to promising students who are designated as the 
Key Scholars and are renewable if academic requirements are met. They are a memorial to Dr. 
David Martin Key, who served the College as teacher and president. 

Leadership Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students with special talent in academic and 
fine arts areas. Selection is based on the merit of the nominee in the field of recommendation 
as well as test scores, grades, and leadership. These awards are renewable annually. 

The Tribette Scholarship is awarded annually to the member of the sophomore or junior class 
whose quality index is highest for the year. 

United Methodist Ministerial Students annually receive a $1 ,000 scholarship, contingent upon at 
least one year's reciprocal service in the ministry of the United Methodist Church. 

United Methodist Scholarships provide $500 each for several Methodist students who have ranked 
in the upper 15 percent of their class and exhibit financial need. 


Endowed and Sponsored Scholarship Funds 

The generosity of many individuals, families, corporations, and foundations is directly responsible for 
the scholarship funds shown below. If you desire information concerning the requirements of a 
particular scholarship, contact the Dean of Student Aid Financial Planning. 

Adult Degree Program/Liberal Studies 
H. V. Allen, Jr., Endowed Scholarship 
Robert E. Anding Endowed Scholarship 
Annie Redfield and Abe Rhodes Artz 

Endowed Scholarship 
Endowed Art Scholarship 
Burlie Bagley Scholarship 
Michael J. "Dukg" Barbee Endowed Scholarship 
Bell-Vincent Scholarship 
Dr. R. E. Bergmark Scholarship 
J. E. Birmingham Memonal Scholarship 
Kathryn and Derwood Blackwell Scholarship 
Black Student Scholarship 
Jesse and Ruth Brent Scholarship 
Pet and Randall Brewer Memonal Scholarship 
W. H. Brewer Scholarship 
Lucile Mars Bndges Endowed Scholarship 
Reverend and Mrs. A. M. Broadfoot 

Memorial Scholarship 
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Brown, Jr., 

Memorial Scholarship 
Dr. T. M. Brownlee and Dan F. Crumpton, Sr., 

A. Boyd Campbell Scholarship 
Bertha Aronson Felder Carruth and 

Joseph Enoch Carruth Memonal Scholarship 
Dr. Elbert Alston Cheek and Son Scholarships 
Reverend and Mrs. C. C. Clark 

Endowed Scholarship 
Kelly Gene Cook Scholarship 
Ella Lee Williams Cortright and 
Dorothy Louise Cortnght Endowed Scholarship 
George C. Cortright, Sr., Scholarship 
Ira Sherman Cortright and 

Dorothy Louise Cortnght Endowed Scholarship 
Magnolia Coullet Endowed Scholarship 
Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Countiss, Sr., Scholarship 
Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Crisler Scholarship 
Carol Covert Memorial Scholarship 
Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Daniel Scholarship 
Helen Daniel Memonal Scholarship 
Davenport-Spiva Scholarship 
Drama Scholarship 

Charles W. and Eloise T. Else Scholarship 
Robert L. Ezelle, Jr., Scholarship 
Faculty Scholarship 
Ben Fatherree Bible Class Scholarship 
Dr. Marvin J. Few Endowed Scholarship 
Josie Millsaps Fitzhugh Scholarship 
Bishop Marvin A. Franklin Scholarship 

Irene and S. H. Gaines Scholarship 
Marvin Galloway Scholarship 
John T. Gober Scholarship 
N. J. Golding Endowed Scholarship 
Pattie Magruder Sullivan Golding 

Endowed Scholarship 
Sanford Martin Graham/Pi Kappa Alpha 

Graves Family Scholarship 
Clara Barton Green Scholarship 
Wharton Green '98 Scholarship 
Mr. & Mrs. S. J. Greer Scholarship 
Clyde and Mary Hall Scholarship 
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Hall Scholarship 
Maurice H. Hall, Sr., Endowed Scholarship 
James E. Hardin Memonal Scholarship 
W. Troy Harkey Endowed Music Scholarship 
Martha Parks Harrison Endowed Scholarship 
William Randolph Hearst Endowed 

Minority Scholarship 
Karim E. Hederi Endowed Scholarship 
Nellie Khayat Heden Music Scholarship 
John Paul Henry Scholarship 
Martha and Herman Hines Endowed 


Ralph and Hazel Hon Scholarship 
Albert L. and Florence 0. Hopkins Scholarship 
Joseph W. Hough Scholarship 
Kenneth Thomas Humphries 

Memorial Scholarship 
Reverend and Mrs. John Henderson Jolly 

Endowed Scholarship 
Vernon Jones Endowed Scholarship 
Dan and Rose Keel Scholarship 
Rames Assad Khayat Endowed Scholarship 
Alvin Jon King Music Scholarship 
Norma C. Moore Lawrence Memorial Scholarship 
S. Herschel Leech Endowed Scholarship 
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Lecornu Scholarship 
Dr. John Willard Leggett, Jr. Scholarship 
Reverend and Mrs. W. C. Lester Scholarship 
Mary Sue Enochs Lewis Endowed Scholarship 
James J. Livesay Scholarship 
Forest G. and Maude McNease Loftin 

Memorial Fund 

Susan Long Memorial Scholarship 
Jim Lucas Endowed Scholarship 
Lida Ellsberry Malone Scholarship 
Mr./Mrs. G. W. Mars Scholarship 
Robert and Marie May Scholarship 


Daisy McLaurin Stevens Ford Fellowship 

Wili and Delia McGetiee l\^emoriai Scliolarship 

Joan B. l^cGinnis Scholarship 

James Nicholas McLean Scholarship 

Meel<s Ford Teaching Endowed Scholarship 

David W Meeks Memonal Fellowship 

Arthur C, Miller Pre-Engineenng Scholarship 

Millsaps Ministerial Scholarships 

Minority Scholarships 

Mississippi Methodist Conference Scholarship 

Mitchell Scholarship Fund 

E, L. Moyers Endowed Scholarship 

Eva Fair Neblett Memonal Scholarship 

Reverend Robert Paine Neblett, Sr. 

Memorial Scholarship 
J. L. Neill Memonal Scholarship 
Reverend Arthur M. O'Neil. Sr, Scholarship 
Marty Paine Endowed Scholarship 
Mananne and Manon P. Parker 

Endowed Scholarship 
William George Peek Scholarship 
Randolph Peets, Sr.. Endowed Scholarship 
Bishop Edward J, Pendergrass Scholarship 
J. B. Price Scholarship 
Lillian Emily Benson Pnddy Scholarship 
Kelly Mouzon Pylant Memonal Scholarship 
T. W, Rankin Teaching Fellowship 
Endowed Scholarship in Religion 
Jane Bridges Renka Endowed Scholarship 
R, S, Ricketts Scholarship 
C, R, Ridgway Scholarship 
Frank and Betty Robinson Memonal Scholarship 
Velma Jernigan Rodgers Scholarship 
Thomas G Ross, M.D., Pre-Medical Scholarship 
H, Lowry Rush, Sr,, Scholarship 
Richard 0. Rush Scholarship 
Paul Russell Scholarship 
Silvio A. Sabatini. M,D. Memonal Scholarship 
Charles Chnstopher Scott, III, Scholarship 
George W Scott, Jr.. Scholarship 

Mary Hoiloman Scott Endowed Scholarship 

Reverend and Mrs Lonnie M Sharp Scholarship 

Albert Burnell Shelton Scholarship 

William Sharp Shipman Scholarship 

Robert E Silverstein Scholarship 

Janet Lynne Sims Endowed Scholarship 

Marion L Smith Endowed Scholarship 

Willie E Smith Scholarship 

Dr. Thomas R. Spell Endowed Scholarship 

Reverend and Mrs C J Stapp 

Memorial Scholarship 
Dr. Benjamin M Stevens 

Endowed Scholarship 
E, B Stewart Memonal Scholarship 
R. Mason Strieker Memonal Scholarship 
Mike P. Sturdivant Scholarship 
Sullivan Geology Scholarship 
Sullivan Memonal Scholarship 
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Sumners Scholarship 
Mr. and Mrs. J H. Tabb 

Endowed Scholarship 
William H. Tnplett Award 
Florence M Trull Memorial Scholarship 
Navy V-12 Memonal Scholarship 
Dennis E, Vickers Endowed Scholarship 
Vicksburg Hospital Foundation Scholarship 
James Monroe Wallace, III, 

Endowed Scholarship 
L. P. and Ella W. Wasson Endowed Scholarship 
Alexander Farrar Watkins Scholarship 
W. H. Watkins Scholarship 
John Houston Wear. Jr., Scholarships 
James Thompson Weems Endowed Scholarship 
Mary Virginia Weems Scholarship 
Dr. Vernon Lane Wharton Scholarship 
Julian L. Wheless Scholarship 
Milton Chnstian White Scholarship 
Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarships 
George and Rose Williams Endowed Loan Fund 
Lou B. Wood Scholarship 

Loan Funds 

Stafford Guaranteed Student Loan Program. Under this program the student will complete the 
Guaranteed Student Loan Application for the Agency for his or her home state and a Financial Aid 
Form, sending the Financial Aid Form to the College Scholarship Service, listing Millsaps as the 
recipient. The student should send the Guaranteed Student Loan Application to Millsaps so that the 
College can complete its portion of this form. Once the student and college officials have completed 
their portions, the student should then take the completed form to an approved lender (a credit 
union, bank, savings and loan, and any other lending institution). If the student cannot find a lender, 
he/she should contact the financial aid office at Millsaps. The interest on these loans at this time 
is 8% until the beginning of the 5th year of repayment and then the interest becomes 10%. If a 
student qualifies, the federal government will pay the interest while the student is in school. Annual 
loan limits are $2,625.00 for undergraduate freshmen and sophomores, $4,000.00 for upper level 
undergraduates and $7,500.00 for graduate students. The cumulative limits are $1 7,250.00 for an 


undergraduate and $54,750.00 for undergraduate and graduate work combined. (Repayment begins 
six months after graduation or withdrawal from school.) 

Plus/SLS. Under this program parents of students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as at least 
half-time students are eligible to borrow for the student's educational expenses. Independent 
undergraduate students or graduate/professional students who are enrolled or admitted for 
enrollment as at least half-time students are eligible to borrow for their educational expenses under 
this program. Applications for this program may be obtained from the Student Aid Financial 
Planning Office. A variable interest rate has been established for both of these programs. Interest 
will be the one-year Treasury Bill rate, plus 3.75%, with a maximum of 12%. For a parent borrower 
$4,000.00 is the maximum per academic year for each dependent undergraduate student not to 
exceed a total of $20,000.00. The repayment period on the loan begins the day the loan is 
disbursed and interest begins to accrue that day. The first payment is due within 60 days of the 
date of loarl disbursement. 

Perkins Loans (NDSL). A student may borrow in the first two academic years a total sum not to 
exceed $4,500 and during the undergraduate course of study a sum not exceeding $9,000. 
Payment of the loan begins nine months after the borrower has completed or withdrawn from higher 
education work and will be completed within 10 years and nine months. The interest rate is 5 
percent during repayment. Detailed information concerning this loan and application forms can be 
secured from the Dean of Student Aid Financial Planning at Millsaps. 

Other loan funds include: 

W. P. Bagley Memorial Loan Fund 

Joseph C. Bancroft Loan Fund 

Coulter Loan Fund 

Claudine Curtis Memorial Loan Fund 

William Larken Duren Loan Fund 

Paul and Dee Faulkner Loan Fund 

Kenneth Gilbert Endowed Loan Scholarship 

Phil Hardin Loan Fund 

Jackson Kiwanis Loan Fund 

Joe B. Love Memorial Loan Fund 

Graham R. McFarlane Loan Scholarship 

J. D. Slay Ministerial Loan Fund 

United Methodist Student Loan Fund 

George R. and Rose Williams Endowed Loan Fund 

Additional Financial Aid Opportunities 

Part-time Employment: Students who want part-time work on campus must apply through the 
Financial Aid Committee. Students seeking employment off campus may contact the Placement 

The College Work-Study Program has been established from funds contributed by the federal 
government and Ihe College to provide financial assistance through employment. 

State Student Incentive Grants are provided by Millsaps, the state of Mississippi and the federal 
government. These funds are to help qualified students with substantial financial need. 

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are provided by the federal government to provide 
supplemental grants to other aid to assist in making available the benefits of higher education 
to qualified students of exceptional financial need who, for lack of financial means of their own 
or their families, would be unable to obtain an education without such aid. 

The Pell Grant was established by the Educational Amendments of 1972 and is funded by the 
federal government. When the grant is fully funded, the maximum award is $2,300. 


Student Life 

Campus Ministry 

Religious life at Millsaps centers around the churches, synagogues and other faith communities of 
the city of Jackson and the campus ministry program coordinated through the Campus Ministry 
Team. Churches provide communities of faith for students, faculty and staff. The campus ministry 
program attempts to provide experiences which explore the meaning of a life of faith for a college 

To accomplish this, a varied program is offered: sponsorship of special programs on the tVlillsaps 
Forum Series on such issues as the occult, the family, and the Skinhead phenomenon; a series that 
addresses from an intentionally Christian perspective such issues as abortion, censorship and 
pornography, homosexuality and war; fellowship experiences; Bible studies; projects in the community 
working with disadvantaged populations; chapel and special services such as Advent and Maundy 
Thursday Seryices; emphases on such issues as AIDS and Adult Children of Alcoholics; and many 
others. In addition, the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity is very active and the new Midtown 
Project involves hundreds of volunteers in a city wide effort to rehabilitate this historic area of the city 
which has suffered greatly from drugs, violence and deteriorating housing. All of these experiences 
are meant to communicate an active understanding of the life of faith as it addresses crucial social 

In addition to the Campus Ministry Team, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes sponsors a group on 
campus. All campus ministry is strongly ecumenical. Furthermore, in addition to the College Chaplain, 
the College has been fortunate to have additional part-time and full-time persons working on campus 
from time to time through such programs as the United Methodist Mission Intern Program and the 
Catholic VOICE program. 

The Office of the Chaplain serves as a liaison with churches, with The Mississippi Conference of the 
United Methodist Church, and with other denominations. Furthermore, a working relationship has 
been established with many community projects and agencies as vehicles for student involvement. 

Public Events Committee 

The Public Events Committee receives funds from the student government and the College to 
sponsor programs of general interest to the campus and community. Its major activity is the Millsaps 
Forum Series — a continuing slate of speakers during the academic year. The objective of the series 
is to provide information and stimulate interest in current issues, to explore historical events, and to 
present differing perspectives on controversial subjects. Faculty members, local authorities and 
national experts are invited to present their thoughts on a variety of literary, cultural, scientific, 
political, religious and historical topics. 

In addition to the Forum Series, the Public Events Committee sponsors special events throughout 
the academic year. It provides funds to student organizations and^cademic departments interested 
in organizing programs open to the entire campus. These include films, guest speakers, and music 

All of these activities have to do with the true aim of liberal education: the liberation of the mind to 
grasp the world of nature and of human experience and action in all its richness and complexity, and 
to respond with awareness, sensitivity, concern, and mature judgment. 


The Athletic policy of Millsaps College is based on the premise that athletics exist for the benefit of 
the students and not primarily to enhance the prestige and publicity of the College. 

Competitive sports conducted in an atmosphere of good sportsmanship and fair play can make a 
significant contribution to the complete physical, emotional, moral, and mental development of the 
well-rounded individual. They are thus an integral part of a program of liberal education. An attempt 


is made to provide a sports-for-all program and to encourage as many students as possible to 

Intercollegiate Athletics 

The program for men includes football, basketball, baseball, cross country, tennis, golf and soccer. 
The women's program includes basketball, tennis, soccer, cross country, volleyball and golf. 

The programs are conducted on guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association 
for Division III institutions and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. 

Those who participate in intercollegiate athletics are required to observe and maintain the same 
academic standards as other students. 

Intramural Athletics 

The program for men provides competition among campus organizations in basketball, volleyball, 
Softball, team handball, flag football, indoor soccer and outdoor soccer. The program for women 
includes volleyball, basketball, softball and flag football. 


The Purple and White, the official student newspaper of the College, is edited, managed, and 
written by students. The P & H/ provides coverage of fvlillsaps events, as well as serving as a 
campus forum. 

The Bobashela, the student yearbook of l\/lillsaps College, gives an annual comprehensive view of 
campus life. Bobashela is an Indian name for good friend. 

Stylus, the student literary magazine, publishes twice a year the best poetry, short stories, essays, 
and art submitted by Millsaps students. 

Music and Drama 

The Millsaps Singers 

Open by audition to all students, the Singers represent Millsaps in public performances, campus 
programs and annual tours throughout the state and other areas of the United States. In recent 
years the choir has traveled to Colorado; to Washington, D.C. ; to Atlanta to record for the National 
Protestant Hour; and to Europe. The choir has sung with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, the 
Mississippi Symphony, the Chicago Chamber Orchestra and the New Orleans Philharmonic. 

The Wind Ensemble 

The Wind Ensemble is an important performing group within the Music Department. Made up of 
brass, woodwinds, and percussion, this ensemble is open to all students with instrumental and 
musical experience. They enjoy giving performances alone or in concert with the Millsaps Singers. 

The Millsaps Players 

The Millsaps Players, now in their seventh decade, produce four full-length plays each year. In 
addition, they present several one-act plays directed by senior theatre majors. Casting for all plays 
is done by audition, open to all students. Participation in Players productions, either onstage or 
backstage, earns credit toward membership in Alpha Psi Omega, national honorary dramatics 
fraternity. Among the major productions staged in recent years are The Tempest. Ring Round the 
Moon. Biloxi Blues. Ghosts. Equus. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Camino Real, West Side Story, 
Sweet Bird of Youth. Hedda Gabler, She Stoops to Conquer. Summer and Smoke, Dark of the 
Moon. All My Sons, Much Ado About Nothing, Shenandoah, and Tea and Sympathy 


Student Organizations 

student Body Association 

All regularly enrolled students of Millsaps are members of the Student Body Association. Those 
taking at least three courses or part-time students who pay the Student Body Association fee have 
full power of voting. The K^illsaps Student Body Association is governed by the Student Senate, 
the Student Judicial Council, and the Student Body Association officers. The Student Senate is 
composed of 36 voting members elected from the Millsaps Student Body Association. Members 
of the Student Senate are chosen by the third Tuesday in September and serve their constituency 
the length of the academic year. 

Student Body Association officers of the, Student Senate are elected at large from the Millsaps 
Student Body Association. The officers are president, first vice-president, second vice-president, 
secretary, ♦and treasurer. The officers serve a term beginning and ending in January. 

Student Senate meetings are held on a regular basis with special meetings called by the secretary 
at the request of (1) the president of the Senate, (2) the Senate, (3) seven members of the 
Senate, (4) the president of the College. 

The duties and functions of the Student Senate are to exercise legislative power over those areas 
of collegiate activity that are the responsibility of students and to speak for the Student Association 
on all matters of student concern. In addition the Student Senate is responsible for (1) 
apportioning funds collected by the College as Student Association fees according to college 
policies; (2) granting or revoking charters to student organizations; (3) formulating rules of social 
and residence hall conduct; (4) supervising student elections; (5) carrying out traditional class 
responsibilities; and (6) overseeing the intramural program. 

The Judicial Council is composed of eight voting members in addition to the two student alternate 
members. Members are appointed as follows: two faculty members appointed by the Vice 
President and Dean of the College with the approval of the President; one administrative staff 
member appointed by the President; five student members and two student alternate members 
appointed by a committee composed of three student Judicial Council members and three Student 
Body Association officers and confirmed by the Student Senate. A student affairs staff member 
serves as the non-voting secretary. 

The Judicial Council generally has jurisdiction over student disciplinary cases. Limitations of its 

authority are delineated in the constitution of the Millsaps College Student Body Association which 

is printed in the student handbook. Major Facts. 
Adult Student Association is open to all Millsaps adult undergraduate students 24 years of age and 

older. This organization assists adult learners in their re-entry to college life, provides a forum for 

sharing experience and knowledge and enhances career opportunities through networking with 

other students, faculty and administrative staff. The association meets once each semester. The 

ASA Newsletter is sent to all adult learners enrolled in academic courses. 
Bacchus is a national organization, a chapter of which was established at Millsaps in 1982 with the 

purpose of promoting responsibility and choice in the use of alcoholic beverages. 
Black Student Association is designed to stimulate and improve the social and academic 

atmosphere for black students at Millsaps College. 
Circle K, established at Millsaps in 1984, provides opportunities for service and leadership training 

in service. Students of good character and satisfactory scholastic standing may be elected to 

Cross Cultural Connection, open to all students, endeavors to promote a sense of belonging for 

international and minority students by providing a forum for the exchange of cultural ideas, 

knowledge and values. 
English Club is open to anyone interested in literature and writing. Activities include guest speakers, 

social gatherings, and discussion groups. 


Financial Management Association Finance Club is open to anyone with an interest in finance. 

Activities include tfie Merrill Lynch Challenge Stock Market game and visits to or speakers from 

financial institutions. 
Forensics Society, organized in 1986, is intended for students who maintain an interest in debate 

and other forms of speech competition. 
French, German and Spanish Clubs are open to anyone interested in the language and culture of 

these nationalities. Club activities include tutoring, discussions and a film series. 
Habitat for Humanity is open to all students who are interested in pursuing the activities of Habitat, 

including the building of houses for the less fortunate and raising funds for these houses and 

overseas projects. 
Results is a local chapter of the national Results organization, which is a grass roots movement to 

end hunger by citizen support of legislation to end domestic and world hunger. The Millsaps 

chapter was founded in 1988. 
Society of Physics Students is open to all students interested in physics and related areas. 

Activities include visits to observatories, discussions, field trips, social events and professional 

contacts and speakers. 

Honor Societies 

Alpha Epsilon Delta is an honorary pre-medical fraternity. Leadership, scholarship, expertness, 
character, and personality are the qualities by which students are judged for membership. The 
organization seeks to bridge the gap between pre-medical and medical studies. 

Alpha Eta Sigma is a scholastic and professional accounting fraternity with the following objectives; 
promotion of the study and practice of accounting; provision of opportunities for self-development 
and association among members and practicing accountants; and encouragement of a sense of 
ethical, social, and public responsibility. 

Alpha Kappa Delta, an international sociology honorary, promotes the use of the sociological 
imagination in understanding and serving human beings. The chapter, Gamma of Mississippi, 
founded in 1984, is a joint chapter with Tougaloo College. 

Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary dramatics fraternity, recognizes members of The Millsaps 
Players for their effective participation in acting, directing, make-up, stage management, 
costuming, lighting, or publicity. 

Beta Beta Beta, established at Millsaps in 1968, is a national honor fraternity for students in the 
biological sciences. Its purposes are to stimulate sound scholarship, to promote the dissemination 
of scientific truth, and to encourage investigation of the life sciences. 

Beta Gamma Sigma is a national honor society dedicated to the principles and ideals essential to a 
worthy life as well as to a commendable business career. Election to memberships is the highest 
scholastic honor that a student in a school of business or management can achieve. 

Eta Sigma Phi is a national honor fraternity recognizing ability in classical studies, Alpha Phi, the 
Millsaps chapter, was founded in 1935. 

Financial Management Association Honor Society, established in 1984 on the Millsaps campus, 
sen/es to encourage and reward scholarship and accomplishment in financial management, 
financial institutions, and investments among undergraduate and graduate students, and to 
encourage interaction between business executives, faculty, and students of finance. 

Omicron Delta Epsilon is the international economics honorary society. It is dedicated to the 
encouragement of excellence in economics, with a main objective of recognizing scholastic 
attainment in economics. Delta chapter of Mississippi was formed at Millsaps College in 1981. 

Omicron Delta Kappa is a leadership society with chapters in principal colleges and universities. Pi 
Circle at Millsaps brings together members of the student body, faculty and administration 
interested in campus activities, together with a limited number of alumni, to plan for the betterment 
of the College. Election to membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is a distinct honor. 


Order of Omega is a national leadership society which recognizes student achievement in promoting 

inter-Greek activities. The Millsaps chapter, Eta Kappa, was founded in 1986. 
Phi Alpha Theta is an international honor society in history founded in 1921. Membership is 

composed of students and professors, elected on the basis of excellence in the study and writing 

of history. It encourages the study, teaching, and writing of history among all its members. 
Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society, was installed at Millsaps in spring 1 989. 

It recognizes and encourages excellence in the liberal arts. The Millsaps chapter. Alpha of 

Mississippi, elects members from the senior class on the basis of broad cultural interests, 

scholarly achievement, and good character. 
Phi Eta Sigma is a national honorary society which recognizes outstanding academic achievement 

in freshmen. The Millsaps chapter was established in 1981. Membership is open to all full-time 

freshmen who achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 in either the first semester or both semesters 

of the freehman year. 
Pi Delta, a political science honorary, was founded at Millsaps in 1989. 
Pi Delta Phi is a national French honor society which recognizes attainment and scholarship in the 

study of the French language and literature. 
Pi Kappa Delta is a national honorary forensic organization which recognizes student attainment in 

inter-collegiate debate and individual speech events. The Alpha of Mississippi Chapter was 

founded at Millsaps in 1929, but became inactive in the early 70s. In 1989 a re-affiliation charter 

was granted by the national organization. 
Schiller Gesellschaft was founded in order to give recognition to those students who have shown 

excellence in the study of German and in order to provide a forum for the study of all aspects of 

German civilization. 
Sigma Delta Pi, the international Spanish honorary, was established at Millsaps College in 1968. This 

honor society recognizes attainment and scholarship in the study of the Spanish language and 

Sigma Lambda is a leadership and service honorary society whose members are primarily 

sophomores selected on the basis of character, scholarship, and involvement in college and 

community activities. 
Sigma Pi Sigma, a national honor society in physics, was established at Millsaps in 1 988. Its purpose 

is to honor excellence in physics. 
Sigma Tau Delta is the national English honor society. The purposes of the society are to confer 

distinction for high achievement in English language and literature, to promote interest in literature 

and the English language, and to foster the discipline of English in all its aspects, including 

creative and critical writing. The Zeta Sigma chapter was chartered at Millsaps in 1983. 
Theta Nu Sigma membership is offered to second semester sophomores, juniors, and seniors who 

are majoring in one of the natural sciences and who fulfill certain specified qualifications. The 

purpose is to further general interest in the sciences. 

Fraternities and Sororities 

There are six fraternities and five sororities at Millsaps. The fraternities and sororities are all members 
of well-established national Greek-letter organizations. 

The sororities are Alpha Kappa Alpha, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Delta and Phi Mu. 

The fraternities are Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha, Kappa Sigma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Pi Kappa 
Alpha, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. 

Policies governing sorority and fraternity life are formulated through the Panhellenic Council and the 
Interfraternity Council. 

At the end of rush week these organizations offer "bids" to the students whom they have selected. 
Eligibility for membership in sororities and fraternities is governed by the following regulations: 


A. General Conditions 

1. Only bona fide regular students (carrying at least three courses) may be pledged. Activity 
classes do not count toward this requirement. 

2. A student may not be pledged to a fraternity or sorority until official registration for classes has 
been cleared by the Office of Records. 

3. Each social organization shall secure a letter of scholastic eligibility of its prospective initiates 
from the registrar prior to the initiation ceremonies. 

4. Only persons who are bona fide students at Millsaps at initiation time can be initiated. 

B. Scholastic Requirements 

1. To be eligible for initiation, a student must have earned in the most recent semester of 
residence credit for a minimum of three courses, must not have fallen below D in more than 
one subject, and must have earned a 2.0 grade point average for the semester. 

2. A student who drops a course after the end of the half semester shall receive an F for sorority 
or fraternity purposes as well as for academic averages. 

3. The two terms of the summer session combined shall count as one semester for sorority or 
fraternity purposes. 

Medals and Prizes 
College Awards 

Founders' Medal. Awarded at commencement to the senior who has the highest quality index for 

the entire college course and has received a grade of Excellent on the comprehensive 

examination. Only students who have completed at Millsaps College all the work required for the 

degree are eligible for this award. 
Tribette Scholarship. Awarded to the member of the sophomore or junior class whose quality index 

is highest for the year. 
Henry and Katherine Bellaman Award. Presented to a graduating senior who has shown particular 

distinction in one of the creative or performing arts. 
Omicron Delta Kappa Award. Recognizes Outstanding Freshman Man and Woman of the Year. 
Pendergrass Award. Presented to the outstanding senior entering seminary who plans to enter the 

pastoral ministry of the United Methodist Church. 
Velma Jernigan Rodgers Scholarship Award. Presented to the rising senior woman student who 

has the highest grade point in the humanities. 
Janet Lynne Sims Award. A medal and stipend presented to a full-time student in pre-medicine who 

has completed four semesters of work. Selection is made on the basis of academic excellence. 
West Tatunn Award. Presented by the faculty to the outstanding senior pre-medical student. 

Fine Arts 

William D. Rowell Memorial Award in Art. Presented to a senior art major for demonstrating 

commitment to and growth in art over a four year period. 
Alpha Psi Omega Award. Five acting awards, awards in scenery and backstage work, a Freshman 

of the Year award and the Mitchell Award are presented each year to those students who are 

outstanding in dramatics. 
Jim Lucas Scholarship. Awarded annually to the student who best exemplifies talent in technical 

theatre and desires to pursue a career in that field. 
Senior Music Award. Presented to the senior music major who, in the opinion of the faculty, has 

been the most outstanding student in the Department of Music. 



Classics Awards 

Swearingen Prize for Excellence in Greek 
Swearingen Prize for Excellence in Latin 
Swearingen Prize for Excellence in Second Year Latin 

Presented to ttie students with the highest scholastic averages in Latin and Greek. 
Magnolia Coullet Senior Classics Award. Presented to the senior who has best demonstrated 

excellence in and love for the classics. 
Ross H. Moore History Award. Presented to the outstanding senior history major. 
American Bible Society Award. Presented to an outstanding student in the study of Greek and 


Language and Literature 

Dora Lynch Hanley Award for Distinguished Writing. Awarded annually to honor excellence in 

Clark Essay Medal. Awarded annually to a senior English major who presents the best and most 

original paper in an English course at Millsaps. 
Paul D. Hardin Award for English Majors. Given annually to the outstanding senior major in 

Albert Godfrey Sanders Award in French. Given to a student in intermediate French to recognize 

academic excellence in the language and for general interest in French culture and civilization. 
Albert Godfrey Sanders Award in Spanish. Given to a student in intermediate Spanish to 

recognize academic excellence in the language and interest in Spanish culture and civilization. 
German Book Award. Presented to the German student showing excellence in German language 

and literature. 

Science and Mathematics 

Biology Award. Recognizes an outstanding senior whose major is biology. 

Biology Research Award. Recognizes a biology major who has won recognition in biology on the 

basis of interest, scholarship and demonstration of research potential. 
Beta Beta Beta Award. Recognizes an outstanding member of the chapter who has demonstrated 

scholastic excellence and service in the field of biology. 
J. B. Price General Chemistry Award. Presented annually to the student with the highest scholastic 

average in general chemistry. 
Junior Analytical Chemistry Award. Awarded to the most outstanding junior enrolled in analytical 

Senior Chemistry Award. Awarded to the senior with the most outstanding record in study and 

Outstanding Service Award. Recognizes meritorious service by an undergraduate to the education 

efforts of the Chemistry Department. 
Johns Hopkins Summer Internship. Presented to one pre-medical student for an internship in 

cardiovascular surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. 
Computer Studies Award. Presented to the outstanding computer studies graduate. 
Geology Awards. 

Lawrence F. Boland Award (Mississippi Geological Society) 

Wendell B. Johnson Award (Department of Geology) 

Nicholas B. Steno Award (Department of Geology) 

Presented to geology majors of demonstrated ability and scholastic achievement. 
Samuel R. Knox Mathematics Award. Presented to the outstanding senior mathematics major. 


Freshman Mathematics Award. Presented to the outstanding freshman in mathematics. 
General Physics Awards. Presented to the two students with the highest scholastic averages in 

general physics. 
Physics Service Award. Presented to a physics student in recognition of service to the Department 

of Physics. 

Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Award for Excellence in Elementary Student Teaching. Given to senior who demonstrates 

potential for outstanding contributions in teaching at the elementary school level. 
Award for Excellence in Secondary Student Teaching. Given to senior who demonstrates 

potential for outstanding contributions in teaching at the secondary school level. 
Outstanding Scholarship Award. Given to the senior receiving teacher certification with the highest 

scholastic average, 
Mary Sue Enochs Lewis Endowed Scholarship. Presented to a woman in the junior class who has 

demonstrated academic excellence and leadership and who has definite plans to teach upon 

Reid and Cynthia Bingham Award. Presented to the junior and senior scholars of distinction in 

political science. 
President John F. Kennedy Award. Presented to the outstanding senior in political science 

demonstrating excellence in academics, personal integrity and commitment to the highest ideals 

of the public good in a democratic society. 
C. Wright Mills Award. Given each year to the outstanding senior majoring in sociology. 

Else School of Management 

Financial Management Association Challenge Award. Presented to the student who has 

demonstrated high performance in investments. 
Wall Street Journal Award. Presented to the business administration senior who scores highest on 

the nationally normed field exam. 
Mississippi Society of CPA's Awards. Presented to an accounting major who has compiled an 

outstanding record. 
Merrill Lynch Award. Presented to the student who has demonstrated high achievement in the area 

of finance. 
Charles W. and Eloise T. Else Awards. Presented to seniors in the Else School of Management 

who have distinguished themselves academically in their overall college work and in required 

junior-level course work. 





Requirements for Degrees 

Requirements for All Degrees 

A total of 32 courses Is required for the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business 
Administration, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Liberal Studies degrees. Of this total, at least 30 
courses must be letter-graded academic credit. For transfer purposes, one course credit is the 
equivalent of four semester hours credit. 

Core Requirements for All Degrees 

All Millsaps students must complete ten core courses specifically designed to develop the general 
abilities of a liberally educated person. 

Core 1 : Introduction to Liberal Studies 1 course 

Core 2: Multi-disciplinary Topics in the Ancient World 1 course 

Core 3: Multi-disciplinary Topics in the Pre-modern World 1 course 

Core 4: Multi-disciplinary Topics in the Modern World 1 course 

Core 5: Multi-disciplinary Topics in the Contemporary World 1 course 

Core 6: Topics in Social and Behavioral Science 1 course 

Core 7: Topics in Natural Science with Laboratory 1 course 

Core 8: Topics in Mathematics 1 course 

Core 9: Topics in Mathematics, Natural Science, or Computer Science 1 course 

Core 10: Reflections on Liberal Studies 1 course 

Courses that satisfy core requirements must be selected from an approved list published each 
semester vi/ith the class schedule. 

All incoming students are required to complete Introduction to Liberal Studies in the first year. 
Reflections on Liberal Studies must be completed during the senior year. All other core courses 
should be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Transfer students and Adult Degree 
Program students who cannot meet this schedule will be helped to complete their core requirements 
as early in their college careers as possible. 

Multi-Disciplinary Topics Courses Core 2-5 

Multi-disciplinary topics courses (core 2-5) use a selected focus instead of a full survey. They take 
their theme from a particular field of knowledge — fine arts, history, literature, philosophy, or religion 
— but make explicit connections with other fields of knowledge. In this way students are encouraged 
to view human experience as a whole and to begin the process of making their own connections. 
Although a particular topic is chosen for each topics course, the topics are placed in their appropriate 
historical and global contexts and presented in such a way as to illustrate the process of historical 
change. All multi-disciplinary topics courses include a substantial amount of writing, with an emphasis 
on analysis and critical thinking. 

Students should choose their topics courses in chronological sequence, beginning with the ancient 
world in the fall of their first year and proceeding to the contemporary world in the spring of their 
second year. Each topics course has either a primary or double disciplinary focus. Students must 
choose courses to meet this requirement which represent at least three different disciplinary focuses. 

The Heritage Program 

Heritage is a four-course, multi-disciplinary humanities program designed for freshmen as an 
alternative to the multi-disciplinary topics courses. It fulfills the requirements for core 2-5 and fine arts. 


Topics Courses Core 6-9 

Topics courses in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics and computer 
science (core 6-9) may be multi-disciplinary, but need not be. These courses foster general abilities 
such as reasoning, quantitative thinking, valuing and decision-making. Laboratory science courses 
introduce students to scientific method and to a representative body of scientific know/ledge in a way 
that promotes an appreciation for the impact of science upon the contemporary world. 

Fine Arts 

In addition to completing the requisite core courses, students must demonstrate proficiency in the fine 

arts in one of the following ways: 

1) completing the Heritage curriculum, or 

2) completing a topics course with a fine arts focus, or 

3) demonstrating significant experience in creating art objects or demonstrating a prescribed 
level of competence in the performing arts, or 

4) compiling a written portfolio verifying significant involvement with art events. 

For further information on options 3 and 4, students should consult with the chair of the Fine Arts 

Writing Assessment Portfolio 

A portfolio of writing completed during the first two years will be assessed by the end of the 
sophomore year to determine writing proficiency. Students will not be eligible to enroll in Reflections 
on Liberal Studies until they have satisfied this requirement. Transfer students will be expected to 
demonstrate equivalent proficiency to the satisfaction of the Director of the Writing Program or the 
Coordinator of Writing Assessment. Such students are advised to consult with the Director of the 
Writing Program as early in their careers at Millsaps as possible to arrange for establishing a 
proficiency portfolio. 


With the approval of the Core Council, transfer students may substitute courses in fine arts, history, 
literature, philosophy, or religion to meet one or more of the core 2, 3, 4 or 5 requirements. All four 
historical periods and at least three disciplines must be represented either by transfer credit or by 
course work at Millsaps in order to fulfill these graduation requirements. There must also be evidence 
of a significant amount of writing. With the approval of the Core Council, any student who completes 
a course in the natural sciences, mathematics, or social and behavioral sciences which presumes 
the skill and knowledge of a core course will be exempt from that particular core requirement. 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree 

Proficiency at the intermediate level of a foreign language 0-3 courses 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree 

Students must complete Analytic Geometry and Calculus I. In addition to courses taken to meet the 

core, students must complete four courses in at least three disciplines chosen from the following list. 

At least two must be laboratory courses. Students may select four courses from group I or three 

courses from group I and one from group II. 
Group I 

Astronomy any course 

Biology any lao course 

Chemistry any lab course 

Geology any lab course 

l\/1athematics Analytic Geometry and Calculus II or higher 

Physics any lab course 

Computer Studies Introduction to Computer Science or higher 

Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience 


Group II 

Sociology Quantitative Social Research 

Economics Econometrics and Applied Statistics 

Psychology Experimental Psychology II 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of Liberal Studies Degree 

Proficiency at the intermediate level of a foreign language 0-3 courses 


Computer languages 3 courses 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of Music Degree 

Theory 11/2 courses 

Literaturp/History Seminar 1 course 

Conducting 1 course 

Language 2-4 courses 

Additional Requirements for Bachelor of Business Administration Degree 

Students must complete College Algebra and Survey of Calculus or a higher level mathematics 
sequence and Computer Survival before taking sophomore-level course work in the Else School of 

At the sophomore level, students take: 

Principles of Economics 1 course 

Introduction to the Legal Environment of Business 1/2 course 

Business Statistics and Computing I and II 11/2 course 

Survey of Accounting 1 course 

At the junior level, students take: 

Introduction to Management 1 course 

Operations Management with Computing 1 course 

Fundamentals of Marketing 1 course 

Principles of Corporate Finance 1 course 

Students must fulfill the requirements for an Accounting major or a Business Administration major. 

Residence Requirements: To qualify for graduation from Millsaps, 8 of the last 10 courses of 
academic work must be done in residence as a degree-seeking student. An exception to this rule is 
the pre-engineering dual-degree program in which students may transfer back the equivalent of 8 

Majors: In addition to taking the prescribed work for the degree, a student must major in one of the 
following areas: accounting, art, business administration, biology, chemistry, classical studies, 
computer studies, economics, education, English, European studies, French, geology, history, 
mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, Spanish, 
or theatre. For students pursuing the B.L.S. degree, an interdisciplinary major is also possible with 
the consent of the appropriate departments. 

Specific requirements for the major can be found under the appropriate department of instruction. 
Students may major in a subject only with the consent of the department chair. They should plan to 
declare a major no later than the beginning of the junior year. All work to be applied toward the major 
must be approved in advance by the department chair or the student's major professor. 

A student may have more than one major by completing all of the requirements in the departments 


Minors: While there is no requirement that students complete a minor as part of their degree, they 
may elect a minor in those departments which offer one. 

Ordinarily a student must have a minimum of four courses in a department beyond what is used to 
meet degree requirements in order to qualify for a minor. A minimum of two courses applied toward 
the minor must be taken at l\/1illsaps. Specific requirements for a particular minor can be found under 
the appropriate department of instruction. 

Comprehensive Examinations: Before receiving a bachelor's degree the student must pass a 
satisfactory comprehensive examination in the major field of study. This examination is given in the 
senior year and is intended to cover subject matter greater in scope than a single course or series 
of courses. The purpose of the comprehensive examination is to coordinate the class work with 
independent reading and thinking in such a way as to relate the knowledge acquired and give the 
student a general understanding of the field which could not be acquired from individual courses. 

The comprehensive examination requires at least three hours and is part written and part oral, the 
division of time between the two to be at the discretion of the members of the department concerned. 
The oral examination will be conducted by a committee composed of members of the department, 
and, if desired by the department, one or more members of the faculty from other departments or 
other qualified persons. 

Students may take the comprehensive examination only if the courses in which they have credit and 
in which they are currently enrolled are those which fulfill the requirements in their major department. 
They may take the examination in the spring semester if they are within one semester of graduation. 
The examination will be given in December or January for students who meet the other requirements 
and who will not be in residence at Millsaps during the spring semester. 

The time of the comprehensive examination is published in the College calendar. Comprehensive 
examinations will not be given at any other time except by permission of the dean. Those who fail 
a comprehensive examination may have an opportunity to take another examination after the lapse 
of two months. Additional examinations may be taken at the discretion of the chairman of the 
student's major department with the consent of the Dean of the College. 

Quality Index Required: An overall grade point index of 2.00 is required for graduation. Transfer 
students must have a minimum grade point index of 2.00 on their l\/lillsaps work. The grade point 
index is calculated on the total number of courses attempted, with the exception of courses repeated 
for a better grade. (See Section on Grades, Honors, Class Standing.) 

Application for a Degree: Each student who is a candidate for a degree is required to submit a 
written application for the degree by November 1 of the academic year of graduation. This date also 
applies to students who plan to complete their work in the summer session. Forms for degree 
applications are available from the Office of Records. 

Requirements for a Second Degree: In order to earn a second degree from Millsaps College a 
student must have a minimum of 8 additional course credits beyond those required for the first 
degree, and with these additional course credits must meet all of the requirements for both the 
second degree and the second major. 


Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental 

Students interested in medicine, dentistry, osteopathy, optometry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine 
are urged to consult with a member of the Pre-medical Advisory Committee in designing a program 
that will fit particular needs, background, and interest. Members of the committee have a reference 
listing the requirements and admission policies of all American allopathic ((VI. D.) schools. Information 
is also available for the other medical programs listed above, as well as nursing, physical therapy, 
medical technology, and related fields. 

Early in the fall semester of the senior year, the student should arrange an interview with the Pre- 
medical Advisory Committee, which will evaluate the student's qualifications for medical study. This 
evaluation will be sent to the professional schools in which the student is interested. 

It is the responsibility of the pre-medical and pre-dental students to consult the catalogs of the 
schools to wbich they wish to apply for their specific requirements. However, the following courses 
generally fulfill the entrance requirements of medical, dental, and related schools: 

Biology 1 year 

General and inorganic chemistry 1 year 

Organic chemistry 1 year 

Physics 1 year 


(Mathematics requirements vary, but generally include algebra, trigonometry and calculus.) 
Additional advanced science is often required. 

Il^illsaps College and the majority of medical and dental schools strongly recommend that the student 
obtain a baccalaureate degree in an area of interest. It is not required that this degree be in a 
science, and students are encouraged to achieve a broad background in the humanities and social 
sciences, although the above listed requirements are generally immutable. The new Medical College 
Admissions Test (MCAT) emphasizes the desirability of a broad reading background, and also 
requires writing an essay. 

These requirements are further addressed in meetings of pre-medical students held each semester. 
The pre-medical honorary, Alpha Epsilon Delta, also conducts meetings of interest to students in all 
health-related curricula. 

Admission to medical and dental programs is highly competitive. Success involves: 
-grade point average (both total and science/math) 
-score on the appropriate professional exam (e.g. MCAT, DAT) 
-faculty and pre-med committee recommendations 
-outside activities (including both campus and work experience) 
-a successful interview with the professional school. 

Combined research/professional programs are offered by many of these schools. 


There is no required program of studies for persons planning to enter one of the ministries of the 
Church. Undergraduate pre-seminary work at Millsaps should include significant work in the study 
of religion and philosophy and in the social and behavioral sciences. No one major is best. Students 
considering a ministerial career should consult with the chair of the Department of Religion or the 
college chaplain as early as possible. 

Given the special challenges of the practice of ministry, students should plan to undertake 
professional education in a theological seminary. The best preparation for such professional 
education is an undergraduate education with breadth in the liberal arts. 



No particular major or sequence of courses is necessary for students planning to go to law school; 
there is no ideal pre-law program for all students. To do well in the study of law, a student should 

(a) ability to communicate effectively and precisely, 

(b) critical understanding of the human institutions with which the law deals, 

(c) creative power in thinking. 

Different students may obtain the desired training for these three areas from different courses. 
Therefore, students should consult with their faculty or major advisers and with the pre-law adviser 
in designing a program of courses that will best fit particular needs, background, and interests. The 
student with a pre-law interest should consult the pre-law adviser, or a member of the Pre-Law 
Advisory Committee. 

Pre-Social Work 

Students who wish to prepare for a professional career in social work should plan a broad liberal arts 
program with a major in one of the social sciences, preferably sociology. Introductory courses in 
sociology, psychology, and social work are essential. Other courses which are strongly recommended 
include Social Problems, Theories of Personality, and Social Psychology. Internships can provide 
valuable practical experience with community social welfare agencies. Students are urged to consult 
with their faculty advisers to plan a schedule. 

Programs for Teacher Certification 

A student may prepare for teacher certification at Millsaps College in a variety of ways. Millsaps 
offers Teacher Education Programs which lead to certification at the elementary school level (K-8), 
the secondary school level (7-12), and in special areas (K-12). A student may pursue any degree 
offered by the College and qualify for teacher certification provided all College major requirements 
are met and all teacher certification requirements are met. The Teacher Education Programs offer 
certification in Elementary Education (K-8), Secondary Education (7-12) in English, foreign language, 
mathematics, science, and social studies, and in the special areas (K-12) art, and music education. 
A student may also qualify for endorsements in computer education, gifted education, remedial 
reading or special education. The Teacher Education Programs qualify the student for provisional 
teacher certification as required by the Office of Teacher Certification and the [Mississippi State Board 
of Education. After completing a certification program at f\/lillsaps, the student will be prepared to pass 
the provisional year evaluation and receive the standard Class A certificate. 

Prior to being admitted to any Teacher Education Program at Millsaps College, a student shall 
have completed the core curriculum, achieved a minimum grade point average of 2.5, passed the 
Communication Skills and General Knowledge tests of the National Teacher Examination, received 
the written recommendation of two faculty members outside the Department of Education, and 
completed all application procedures with the chair of the Department of Education. Teacher 
education comprehensive examination requirements include all four components of the National 
Teacher Examination. (Students are requested to have copies of their NTE scores sent directly to 
the fvlississippi State Department of Education.) To receive the College's recommendation for teacher 
certification, the student must maintain the 2.5 G.P.A., pass the Professional Knowledge and 
Specialty Area tests of the National Teacher Examination no later than the fall semester of the senior 
year, and complete the Portfolio for Comprehensive Examination with the Department of Education 
as appropriate. 


Cooperative Programs 

Business Administration 

3-2 Master's Program in Business Administration: The Else School of Management at Millsaps 
College offers a program permitting an undergraduate at Ivlillsaps to pursue any non-B.B.A. degree 
concurrent with the M.B.A. degree. The student would complete substantially all fvlilJsaps core and 
major requirements in three years and apply to the fvl.B.A. program in the junior year. An acceptable 
score on the Graduate Management Admission Test is required for admission. The baccalaureate 
degree would be awarded after the degree requirements are satisfied at that level, normally after the 
fourth year, and the master's degree after the fifth year. Twenty-six hours of graduate work may be 
applied toward the undergraduate degree in this program. Details of the program may be obtained 
from the Assistant Dean of the Else School of Management. 

Engineering and Applied Science 

This program at Millsaps offers many opportunities for the student interested in engineering, applied 
science, management and business administration. With this cooperative program the student can 
combine the advantages of a liberal education at Millsaps with the specialized programs ot a major 
university. The Arthur C. Miller Pre-engineering Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship based on 
financial need and academic progress for a student expressing an interest in engineering. 

3-2 B.S. Programs: Millsaps has agreements with five universities - Auburn, Columbia, Georgia 
Tech, Vanderbilt and Washington universities - by which a student may attend Millsaps for three 
years and then continue work at any of the schools listed above. The student then transfers a 
maximum of eight course credits back for a bachelor's degree from Millsaps and at the end of the 
fifth year receives another bachelor's degree from the university. 

4-2 B.S. and IVI.S. Programs: The Columbia University Combined Plan also has 4-2 programs in 
which a student attends Millsaps for four years, completing degree requirements and then spends 
two more years at Columbia to obtain a B.S. or M.S. degree from the Columbia School of 
Engineering and Applied Science. 

3-3 B.S./M.S. and B.S./M.B.A. Programs: Washington University also has a combined Degree 
Program wherein the student spends three years at Millsaps and then spends three years at 
Washington University earning both the B.S. and M.S. from the School of Engineering and applied 
Science or both the B.S. from the School of Engineering and applied Science and the M.B.A. from 
the Graduate School of Business Administration. 

A wide variety of programs are offered by the five participating universities, including financial aid for 
qualified students. For detailed descriptions of programs and financial aid, the interested student is 
urged to consult with the pre-engineering advisor. To be admitted to the programs listed below the 
student must fulfill certain minimum course requirements at Millsaps. For many programs, particularly 
those in engineering and applied science, the mathematics requirements are strict. To keep the 3-2 
or 4-2 option viable, a student should plan to take calculus at the earliest possible time at Millsaps. 

For students interested in engineering, the general expectation of the cooperating engineering 
schools is that most, if not all, of the science, mathematics and humanities requirements for the 
engineering degree be taken at Millsaps. Students interested in a particular program, however, should 
consult the catalog of the appropriate university and the Millsaps pre-engineering advisor. Some 
programs have particular requirements, such as the Auburn University electrical engineering 
requirement of an ethics course, which students might wish to fulfill at Millsaps. 

The Dual Degree Program at Auburn University includes bachelor of engineering degrees in 
aerospace, chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, material and mechanical engineering. It is also 
possible to obtain a B.S. in agricultural engineering. 


The Combined Plan Program at Columbia University offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil, 
electrical, industrial, mecfianical, mining, nuclear, biological, chemical, metallurgical and mineral 
engineering. Other programs include computer science, engineering mechanics, applied mathematics 
(B.S. only), applied physics, materials science, operations research, solid state science (M.S. only), 
chemical metallurgy applied chemistry and materials science. 

The Dual Degree Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology offers degrees in aerospace, 

ceramic, chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, nuclear, and textile engineering. Other 
programs include engineering science and mechanics, textile chemistry, textiles, health physics, 
economics, management, management science, applied biology, applied mathematics, applied 
physics, applied psychology, chemistry, information and computer science, and physics. 

Vanderbilt University offers bachelor of engineering degrees in chemical, civil, electncal and 
mechanical engineering. 

Washington University offers B.S. and M.S. programs in chemical, civil, electrical and mechanical 
engineering. Other programs include computer science, engineering and public policy systems 
science and engineering, and business administration (M.B.A.). 

Military Science 

A Military Science program is offered on the campus of Jackson State University under a cross- 
enrollment agreement between Millsaps College, Jackson State University and the U.S. Army 
Students enrolled at Millsaps are eligible to enroll and attend Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) 
classes on the campus of Jackson State University Credits earned in ROTC will be entered onto the 
student's transcript but will not be counted towards Millsaps graduation requirements. 

ROTC provides male and female students an opportunity to earn a commission as a Second 
Lieutenant (2LT) in the U.S. Army Reserve, or the Army National Guard, concurrent with the pursuit 
of an academic degree. The objectives of the program are; 

(1) To provide an understanding of how the U.S. Army Reserve, and Army National Guard fit into 
our national defense structure. 

(2) To develop the leadership and managerial potential of students needed to facilitate their future 
performance as officers. 

(3) To develop student abilities to think creatively and to speak and to write effectively 

(4) To encourage the development of mental and moral standards that are essential to military 

The program of instruction includes developing self-discipline, physical stamina and other qualities 
necessary for leadership. 

The ROTC Program is divided into a basic course of instruction in the first two years and an 
advanced course of instruction in the final two years. In addition to the course of instruction, students 
are required to attend a leadership laboratory. 

There is no charge for enrolling in the ROTC Program; however, cadets must be admitted as full-time 
students before enrollment in ROTC. Books, equipment, and uniforms are free of charge to the 
students. Three-year and two-year ROTC scholarships are available and awarded on a competitive 

Description of Courses 

MS 101. Fundamentals of Leadership and Management L An introduction to the U.S. Army and 

the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (1 semester hour). 
MS 102. Fundamentals of Leadership and Management N. A study of military first aid tasks and 

procedures (1 semester hour). 
MS 201. Applied Leadership and Management I. A study of nuclear, biological and chemical 

weapons, tactical operations and leadership (2 semester hours). 


MS 202. Applied Leadership and l\^anagement II. An introductory study of land navigation and 

Army training management (2 semester hours). 
MS 301. Advanced Leadership and Management I. A study of the functional approach to 

leadership, land navigation, and military communication systems (3 semester hours). 
MS 302. Advanced Leadership and Management II. A study of combat operations and military 

tactics (3 semester hours). 
MS 401. Seminar in Leadership and Management. A study of staff procedures with emphasis on 

oral and written communication (3 semester hours). 
MS 402. Theory and Dynamics of the Military Team. A study of the military aspects of ethics and 

professionalism, military justice, and the Law of War (3 semester hours). 

Special Programs 

Ford Fellow& Program 

The Ford Fellows Program provides an opportunity for upperclass students with an interest in college 
teaching to work closely with a faculty member in their area of academic interest. Research and 
scholarship as well as primary teaching under faculty supervision is encouraged. Students must 
submit an application jointly with the faculty member with whom they will be working to the program 
director early in the spring semester. Thirteen students are selected each year for participation in this 

The Honors Program 

The Honors Program provides an opportunity for students of outstanding ability to pursue an 
advanced course of study which would ordinarily not be available. In the spring of their junior year 
and the fall of their senior year, honors students carry out a research project of their choice under 
a professor's direction. The project's final product, consisting wholly or partially of a written thesis, 
is presented before a panel of faculty members. In the spring of the senior year, students participate 
in an interdisciplinary colloquium which intensively examines a topic of broad interest. Students 
successfully completing all phases of the Honors Program receive the designation "with honors" in 
their field of honors work at graduation. Students interested in participating in the Honors Program 
should consult with the Honors Program director in the fall of their junior year. 

Semester Abroad in Central Europe 

Through the auspices of the Associated Colleges of the South, Millsaps administers a Fall Semester 
Abroad program in Central Europe. This program is under the direction of an American professor in 
residence. The students enroll in four courses on Central European political, economic, cultural and 
environmental issues. All courses are taught in English by professors from the three European 
universities which the students attend. The entire study group travels together from Dresden, 
Germany, to Prague, Czechoslovakia, and finally to Warsaw, Poland. The same four subjects are 
studied at each university, thereby providing the students with an excellent comparative 
understanding of central European affairs. This program is well suited to the Millsaps European 
Studies major and minor, but is open to students from all disciplines. 

Summer Program in London and Munich 

The Else School of Management offers a six-week summer program in London which studies the 
global dimension of the business world. The program has focused its study on the new Europe in 
recent years, and a variety of field trips and guest speakers are integrated into the courses. Students 
have an opportunity to learn about German culture in the second half of the program. 

British Studies at Oxford 

Millsaps College, through membership in the Associated Colleges of the South, participates in a six- 
week intensive summer program at Oxford University in England. It enables students to study a 


particular period of British history in a thoroughly integrated way and in a milieu which affords an 
incomparable opportunity to benefit from the experience. 

Other Study Abroad Programs 

Millsaps College has cooperative agreements with the Institute of European Studies and the Institute 
of East Asian Studies, which maintain programs in seven different countries. Students with a special 
interest in classics should consider the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome and the 
College Year in Athens Program, both of which offer semester programs in the classical languages 
combined with archaeological site and museum study during the regular academic year. The 
American Academy in Rome and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens offer summer 
programs in classical art and archaeology. Other study abroad programs are available in most 
countries of Western Europe as well as in Latin America. Students interested in receiving college 
credit for such study can receive information concerning these programs from the chair of the 
appropriate department or from the Coordinator for Study Abroad. 

The Washington Semester 

The Washington Semester is ajoint arrangement between The American University, Millsaps College, 
and other colleges and universities in the United States to extend the resources of the national capital 
to superior students in the field of the social sciences. The object is to provide a direct contact with 
the work of governmental departments and other national and international agencies that are located 
in Washington, thus acquainting the students with possible careers in public service and imparting 
a knowledge of government in action. 

Under this arrangement qualified students of demonstrated capacity from the participating colleges 
will spend a semester at the School of Government and Public Administration of the American 
University in Washington. They earn four courses of credit toward graduation. Two course credits are 
earned in a Conference Seminar, in which high-ranking leaders of politics and government meet with 
students. One course credit is earned in a research course, which entails the writing of a paper by 
utilizing the sources available only at the nation's capital. And one course credit is earned in an 
Internship, in which the student is placed in a government or public interest organization office. In 
Washington the program is coordinated by faculty members of The American University. 

Legislative Intern Program 

When the fvlississippi Legislature is in session, selected political science students may participate in 
an internship program which permits them to observe the state law-making process. Students serve 
as aides to legislators and legislative committees, performing a variety of tasks such as research, 
writing, and marking up bills. Students also take part in a seminar with other interns to examine the 
legislative process. 

Public Administration Internship 

With the cooperation of city, state, and federal agencies, students who have had the introductory 

public administration course may be placed in middle management level positions. 

School of Management Intern Programs 

Students have the opportunity of obtaining specialized training and practical experience in 
management through an established Internship Program. The program involves prominent regional 
and national business organizations and agencies of the state government. The student's training is 
conducted and supervised by competent management personnel according to a predetermined 
agenda of activities. Evaluation of the student's participation and progress provides the basis for 
granting appropriate academic credit. 


The Office of Adult Learning 

The Office of Adult Learning coordinates and administers programs and services to adult learners. 
They include the Adult Degree Program, the Community Enrichment Series, Leadership Seminars 
in the Humanities, and Advanced Placement Institutes. 

The Adult Degree Program 

The Adult Degree Program was established in 1 982 to meet the needs of adults 24 years of age and 
older who, because of work or family responsibilities, cannot attend college in the traditional way. 
Students admitted to the Adult Degree Program are candidates for the Bachelor of Liberal Studies 

This program features individualized academic advising, a required seminar, evaluation of previous 
college work, credit for prior learning, and the opportunity for independent directed study. Students 
in the Adult degree Program may elect to major in one of the traditional disciplines or they may 
choose to design an interdisciplinary major. 

In addition to its academic programs, Millsaps provides a variety of special services for adult 
students. These include career planning and placement assistance, financial aid, information 
sessions, and newsletters. 

For further information about the Adult Degree Program, see their Guidelines and Procedures 

Community Enrichment Series 

Since 1 972, Millsaps College has offered to the Greater Jackson community a variety of opportunities 
through the Community Enrichment Series. These are non-credit courses which require no 
prerequisites and no examinations. They cover a variety of special interest areas such as "Writing 
for Magazines," "Understanding the Stock Market," "Computer Basics," "Assertiveness Training," 
"Landscape Design," and "Pottery." Enrichment courses are available in the fall, winter and spring. 

Leadership Seminars in the Humanities 

Established in 1987 and made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the 
Humanities, Leadership Seminars in the Humanities bring together Millsaps professors in the 
humanities with corporate and professional leaders in the community. These seminars, which carry 
graduate credit, offer an opportunity for serious engagement with intellectual issues affecting society 
and the individual. 

Advanced Placement Institutes 

Designed for teachers who teach Advanced Placement courses to high school students. Advanced 
Placement Institutes are offered each summer by instructors recommended by the College Board. 
Participants work with these master teachers to plan and prepare courses that will help students to 
become well prepared for college courses and to perform creditably on the Advanced Placement 

The Graduate Program 

Master of Business Administration 

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree is offered in both daytime and evening 
classes. The Millsaps M.B.A. program is particularly suited for those students with a liberal arts 
background. A typical class includes men and women with a broad range of ages, and with 
backgrounds from engineering, the physical and social sciences, the arts and the humanities, as well 
as from business. For further information about the M.B.A. Program, see the Graduate Catalog. 


of the Curriculum 

Grades, Honors, Class Standing 

The grade in any class is determined by the combined class standing and a written examination as 
explained in the class syllabus. 

A represents superior work. 

B represents above the average achievement. 

C represents an average level of achievement. 

D represents a level of achievement in the regularly prescribed work of the class below the 
average in the same relationship as "B° is above. 

E represents a condition and is changed to a "D" if the grade in the other semester of the course 
is "C" or above, providing that the "E" precedes the higher grade on the student's record. 

F represents failure to do the regularly prescribed work of the class. All marks of "D" and above 
are passing marks, and "F" represents failure. 

WP indicates that the student has withdrawn from the course while passing. 
WF indicates that the student has withdrawn from the course while failing. 

I indicates that the work is incomplete and will be counted as a "F" if the incomplete is not 
removed by the end of the following semester. 

CR represents passing work in a non-graded course taken for credit (not computed in G.P.A.). 
NC represents no credit in a non-graded course taken for credit (not computed in G.P.A.). 

Grade Points 

The completion of any academic course shall entitle a student to the following grade points for a 
course unit: 

A four grade points 

B three grade points 

C two grade points 

D one grade point 
Grade points earned in fractional course units are that fraction of those awarded for a corresponding 
grade in a course unit. A grade point average is determined by dividing the total number of grade 
points by the number of academic courses taken. 

Class Standing 

The following number of courses is required: 

For sophomore rating 8 course units 

For junior rating 16 course units 

For senior rating 24 course units 

A student's classification is determined at the beginning of the fall and spring semester. 

Student Status 

Degree-seeking students taking 3 or more course units will be classified as full-time students. 

Degree-seeking students taking fewer than 3 course units will be classified as part-time students. 

A special student is a mature person of ability and seriousness of purpose who enrolls for limited 
academic work and does not plan to seek a degree. Special students observe the same regulations 
concerning attendance, examination and proficiency as regular students. 


Credit/No Credit Grade Option 

With the approval of the instructor, some courses may be taken for credit/no credit. The purpose of 
credit/no credit grading is to encourage students to take courses in areas they might not otherwise 
select. Credit/no credit grading requires full participation of the student in all class activities. Credit 
signifies work of passing quality or above, though it carries no grade points. Core courses may not 
be taken for credit/no credit and courses required for a student's major ordinarily may not be taken 
for credit/no credit. No more than two courses graded credit/no credit may be included in the 32 
course units required for graduation. 

Repeat Courses 

A student may enroll in a course at Millsaps which has previously been taken. No additional course 
credit is earned, but the highest grade earned in the course is used in determining the cumulative 
grade point average. A course previously taken at Millsaps may be repeated at another institution 
with the prior approval of the registrar in consultation with the appropriate department chair. No 
additional course credit is earned, but all grades are calculated into the cumulative grade point 
average. All grades reported for the course remain a part of the permanent academic record. Millsaps 
does not guarantee the availability of courses for repeat credit. 

Graduation With Distinction 

A student whose grade point average is 3.2 for the entire course shall be graduated Cum Laude; one 
whose grade point average is 3.6 shall be graduated Magna Cum Laude; and one whose grade point 
average is 3.9 and who has a rating of excellent on the comprehensive examination shall be 
graduated Summa Cum Laude. To be eligible for graduation Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude or 
Summa Cum Laude, a student must have passed at least 16 course units in Millsaps College. 

In determining eligibility for distinction for students who have not done all their college work at 
Millsaps, the grade points earned on the basis of grades made at other institutions will be considered, 
but students will be considered eligible only if they have the required average both on the work done 
at Millsaps and on college courses as a whole. 

Graduation With Honors 

A student who successfully completes the Honors Program in a selected field of study receives the 
designation "with honors" in that field at graduation. 

A full-time student with junior standing and a 3.0 grade point average may apply to the appropriate 
department chair for permission to enter the Honors Program in a desired field of study. Admission 
into the program is in the spring semester of the junior year upon approval of that chair and the 
Honors Council. At that time the student enrolls in a directed study course, Honors Research I. This 
work is ordinarily completed in the fall semester of the senior year in the course, Honors Research 
II. A letter grade is assigned for each of these two courses. The two semesters of research are to 
culminate in an honors thesis to be defended before the Honors Council. In the last semester, the 
student enrolls in the Honors Colloquium, designed to bring together all students in the program for 
intellectual exchange. The honors candidate who successfully presents and defends the thesis, who 
completes the colloquium, who has a 3.0 grade average, and who has a 3.33 grade average in the 
three honors courses will be graduated with honors. 

A student may voluntarily withdraw candidacy for honors at any time. Regular College regulations 
apply in the matter of dropping a course and receiving course credit. 

Election to Phi Beta Kappa 

The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Millsaps elects members from the graduating class each spring. To 
be considered for election to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, a student must meet the following 


1. Completion of requirements for a B.A., B.S. or B.L.S. degree with a liberal arts or sciences 

2. A minimum of one-half of the work required for graduation completed at Millsaps. 

3. One course unit in mathematics and two course units in a foreign language (or one course 
unit at the intermediate level). 

4. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6 based on seven or more semesters. 
(Grades earned in applied or professional work are not counted in computing GPA for the 
purpose of election to Phi Beta Kappa.) 

Transfer students must meet the required grade point average both on work done at Millsaps and 
on their college work as a whole. No more than 1 percent of the liberal arts and science graduates 
may be elected to membership from a graduating class. 

Dean's List * 

At the end of the fall and spring semester, the Dean's List is issued and consists of those students 
who for that semester: 

(a) earned at least 3 course units. 

(b) earned a grade point average of at least 3.2 for that semester. 

(c) earned grades of C or higher in each course. 

(d) met the standard, in the judgment of the dean, of being a good citizen of the College 

Course Load 

Four course units is considered the normal load per semester for full-time students. 

Students may not take more than 4 1/4 course units of academic work unless they have a grade 
point average of 2.5 on the last semester. No student may take more than 4 1/2 course units without 
a grade point average of 3.00 on the last semester and permission from the dean. No student may 
receive credit for more than 5 course units in a semester under any circumstances. In order to be 
classified as a full-time student, one must take no fewer than 3 course units. However, a graduating 
senior taking all work required to complete the degree requirements, in their last semester, may be 
counted as full-time with fewer than three course units. 

A(jministrative Regulations 

Schedule Changes 

No student can be registered for courses in another college while being enrolled at ll^illsaps without 
the written permission of the Dean of the College or the Associate Dean of the College. 

A student cannot change classes, drop classes or take up new classes except by the consent of the 
faculty adviser or the dean. Courses dropped within the first two weeks of a semester do not appear 
on the student's record. Courses dropped after the first two weeks and no later than one week after 
the reporting date for mid-semester grades are recorded as WP (withdrawn passing) or WF 
(withdrawn failing). Courses dropped after this time are recorded as F. Students who drop a course 
without securing the required approvals will receive an F 


A student desiring to withdraw within any term must obtain permission from the dean or associate 
dean of the college and file a withdrawal form. No refund will be considered unless this written notice 
is procured and presented to the Business Office. 

Refunds will be made according to the policy outlined under the Financial Regulations section. 

A student who withdraws with permission after the first two weeks of a semester is recorded as WP 
(withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) in each course. A student who withdraws without 


permission receives a grade of F in each course. 

Enforced withdrawal may result from habitual delinquency in class, or any other circumstance which 
prevents the student from fulfilling the purpose of college. 

The college reserves the right to cancel the registration of any student. In such a case, the pro rata 
portion of tuition will be returned, except that students withdrawing under discipline forfeit the right 
to a refund. 

No student who withdraws is entitled to a grade report or to a transcript of credits until all accounts 
are settled in the Business Office. 

Academic Suspension 

For full-time students entering the college as freshmen, it is necessary to pass in the first semester 
two course units of academic work in order to remain in college. Thereafter a full-time student must 
pass three course units of academic work each semester to be eligible to continue in college. 

Students who have been suspended may petition the dean in writing for re-admission, but such 
petition will not be granted unless convincing evidence is presented that the failure was due to 
unusual causes of a non-recurring nature and that the student will maintain a satisfactory record 
during the subsequent semester. However, such a student may attend the summer session at 
Millsaps without a petition. 

Academic Probation 

Students who pass enough work to remain but make in any semester a grade point average of less 
than 1 .5 will be placed on probation. Restricted attendance privileges apply for all courses in which 
students are enrolled. 

Students may be removed from probation by making a 2.00 grade point average during a regular 
semester or during a summer session at Millsaps College in which the student is enrolled for at least 
3 course unit credits. A student on academic probation for two semesters is placed on academic 

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress 

A part-time student who makes a grade point average of less than 1 .5 in any semester will be notified 
that he or she is making unsatisfactory academic progress. To be removed from that classification 
the student must make a 2.0 grade point average during a regular semester or summer session. 

Class Attendance 

Irregular attendance indicates that the student may be having difficulties adjusting to the course or 
to college. The primary responsibility for counseling students with respect to their absence rests with 
the faculty member; but, in the following circumstances, the faculty member is expected to report in 
writing the student's unsatisfactory attendance record to the Office of Records. 

1. For a freshman - whenever the total absences are equal to twice the number of class 
meetings per week. 

2. For any student - after three successive absences for reasons unknown to the instructor, or 
when in danger of failing the course. 

The reporting of absences is for counseling purposes only, and has no effect on the student's grade. 
Individual faculty members decide the manner and extent to which absences alone will affect a 
student's grade. Each faculty member is expected to outline the policy in writing to each class at the 
beginning of the semester. This may extend to dismissal from the course with a grade of "F" for 
reasons solely of absence. 

Absences are excusable only by the individual faculty member, but an excused absence does not 
excuse the student from being responsible for the course work. Explanation for a student's absence 


provided by a parent, medical doctor, or a member of the faculty or administration may be tielpful to 
the faculty member, but such explanations are not in themselves excuses. This is particularly 
Important in the case of absences involving missed examinations, late assignments, laboratory 
sessions and similar scheduled commitments. Faculty members, however, may not excuse students 
from attendance on the two days preceding and the two days following vacation periods without the 
express permission of the dean. 

Each student is responsible for knowing general attendance policy of the College and the particular 
policies operative in each class. Further details relating to attendance are in the student handbook, 
Major Facts. 

Permission to make up an examination or alter the time for an examination may be granted only 
through the Dean of the College. Any special examination, if granted, must be held no later than the 
sixth week of the next regular semester. 

A student who has been excluded from a course by recommendation of the instructor may petition 
the Dean of the College within one week for the privilege of a reinstatement examination. This 
examination, to be prepared and administered by the instructor, shall cover the work of the course 
up to that date. Re-entry shall depend upon the examination results. If a student does not petition 
for re-entry, or if the re-entry is denied, the grade shall be recorded as F 


Students may elect to be exempt from final examinations only in the semester in which they complete 
their comprehensive examinations, but only in those courses in which they have a C average or 
better. It shall be understood, however, that this exemption does not ensure the student a final grade 
of C, since daily grades during the last two weeks shall count in the final average. Under no 
circumstances may a student be exempt from any examination in more than one term or semester. 

Seniors may be allowed one special examination in any subject taken and failed in the senior year. 
Permission for such examination must be secured from the Dean or Associate Dean of the College. 
Students may request exemption from other requirements by petition to the Dean of the College. 

Honor in an Academic Community 

Millsaps College is an academic community where men and women pursue a life of scholarly inquiry 
and intellectual growth. The foundation of this community is a spirit of personal honesty and mutual 
trust. In order to maintain trust among members of the College, faculty and students must adhere to 
these basic ethical principles. Honor within an academic community is not simply a matter of rules 
and procedures; it is an opportunity to put personal responsibility and integrity into action. When 
students accept the implicit bond of honor of an academic community, they liberate themselves to 
pursue their academic goals in an atmosphere of mutual confidence and respect. 

Student Behavior 

The College has the responsibility and authority to establish standards for scholarship, student 
conduct and campus life. Therefore, it cannot condone violations of local, state or federal laws or 
conduct detrimental to students or to the College. Students, as adults, are presumed to know the law 
as to illegal conduct prohibited by municipal, state or federal law and are governed thereby. 

Millsaps students are expected to act with honesty and integrity In personal, social and academic 
relationships and with consideration and concern for the community, its members and its property. 

l\/1illsaps requires from every student sober, decorous and upright conduct as long as he/she remains 
a member of the College community, whether he or she be within its precincts or not. No individual 
or group should cause serious discomfort or injury to others or to the community. This will include 
such acts as obstruction or disruption of teaching, research, administration or other collegiate 
activities and unauthorized entry to or use of college facilities. 


The College expects students to be concerned with the physical and psychological well-being of 
others and cannot condone behavior which exploits another individual. Students and organizations 
are expected to comply with rules governing the academic, social, and residential life of the College. 
They are expected to comply with directions of college officials. Students are also responsible for the 
behavior of their guests while on Millsaps property and/or at Millsaps functions. 

Alcoholic Beverages 

The trustees and administration are fully committed to the spirit of the United Methodist Church and 
are equally committed to comply with the laws of the state of Mississippi regarding the consumption 
of alcoholic beverages, (which shall include, but not be limited to, light wine and beer) on the Millsaps 
College campus. It is the position of the College that the use of alcoholic beverages is not a part of, 
nor does it contribute to, the total educational emphasis of Millsaps College and to the full and 
abundant life that God wills for each person. 

The College expects students to comply with the laws of the State of Mississippi and the College 
regulations relating to alcoholic beverages and to accept responsibility for their behavior as members 
of the College community. The College does not condone the illegal possession, use, distribution or 
sale of alcoholic beverages. 

A student may consume alcoholic beverages only within the privacy of his or her room whether in 
the residence hall or in the fraternity/sorority facilities and only in accordance with the state law which 
prohibits the drinking of alcoholic beverages for those under 21 years of age. Regardless of age and 
state law requirements, no student is allowed to consume alcoholic beverages outside the confines 
of a student's room. 

Fraternity and sorority facilities are subject to all applicable state laws and city ordinances. The 
display, serving, consumption, or any other use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in public areas 
which include the lounges, porches, yards, grounds and other external structures of such facilities. 

Consumption of alcoholic beverages for those of age in a student's room in the residence hall or 
fraternity /sorority facilities must never result in irresponsible behavior or contribute to an environment 
not conducive to the realization of the primary goals and aims of the College. 

The possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages are not permitted in any public area on the 
campus. This includes all public areas on the campus. Public areas are defined as any area outside 
of the student's private room. 

Complete regulations governing the use of alcoholic beverages on campus and at off-campus 
functions may be found in the current Major Facts, the student handbook. 

Illegal Substances 

The College cannot condone violations of federal, state or local laws regarding any illegal drugs, 
narcotics and dangerous substances. The use, possession or distribution of such substances, except 
as expressly permitted by law, are not permitted. 

Disciplinary Regulations 

Students guilty of serious infractions of College regulations may be subject to disciplinary action 
including: social probation, disciplinary probation, suspension or expulsion at the discretion of the 
Judicial Council, the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs or the President of the College 
dependent upon the original jurisdiction. Cases involving a recommendation of suspension or 
expulsion are automatically appealable to the President of the College. 


Social Probation 

Social probation is a warning to a student regarding conduct standards. Its primary purpose is to 
serve as a period of time in which a student is asked to prove responsibility to himself/herself and 
the College. 

When a student is placed on social probation he/she is prohibited from participating in extracurricular 
campus activities such a fraternity/sorority social activities, intramural and varsity sports. In addition 
a student may hold no office of campus leadership. 

When an organization is placed on social probation, the organization may not sponsor social activities 
in the name of the organization for the period of the social probation. 

Disciplinary Probation 

Disciplinary probation is the most serious penalty, short of suspension and expulsion, that can be 
incurred by a Student. During a period of disciplinary probation any further infraction of college 
regulations will render the student liable to suspension. 

Disciplinary Suspension and Disciplinary Expulsion J 

Suspension is a decision to temporarily separate a student from the College. ■ 

Expulsion is a decision to permanently separate a student from the College. 
When a student is placed on disciplinary probation, suspended or expelled, parents are notified and 
asked to come to the campus for a conference with the President and an associate dean of students. 

A more comprehensive statement of College policy regarding student behavior is contained in the 
student handbook. Major Facts. Specific regulations pertaining to residence halls and other facets 
of campus life are available through the Office of Student Affairs. 


Departments of 

Academic Divisions 

The academic program of the College Is organized into six academic divisions, Including the Else 
School of Management. These divisions are: Fine Arts, Humanities, Language and Literature, 
Science and Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the School of Management. 
Within these divisions are the academic departments and programs through which the curriculum 
of the College is administered. 

Course offerings, together with major and minor requirements, are generally listed by department 
and division. Interdisciplinary courses and programs appear under a separate heading. 

Accounting 103 

Art 57 

Biology 80 

Business Administration 104 

Chemistry 82 

Classical Studies 65 

Computer Studies 84 

Economics 106 

Education 94 

English 73 

European Studies 71 

French 77 

Geology 87 

History 66 

Interdisciplinary Programs 71 

Mathematics 89 

Modern Languages 76 

Music 59 

Philosophy 68 

Physics 91 

Political Science 96 

Psychology 97 

Religion 70 

Sociology and Anthropology 98 

Spanish 79 

Theatre 64 

Women's Studies 71 

Course Numbers 

The first number indicates the class level with 1 primarily for first year students, 2 for 
sophomores, 3 for juniors, and 4 for seniors. 

The departmental structure primarily determines the second and third numbers. 

The fourth number Indicates whether the course is 1/4, 2/4, 3/4 or a full course (0 indicates a full 
course credit). 


Fine Arts 


Associate Professor: Lucy Webb Millsaps, M.A. 

Assistant Professor: Elise L. Smith, Ph.D., Chair 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in art with a concentration in either studio 
art or art history. Ten courses are required, including the following: 

A. Studio art concentration: Foundations of Art I and II, Art History, Beginning Drawing, three 
other studio courses (or the equivalent), two other art history courses, and Senior Project in 
Studio Art. 

B. Art history concentration: Foundations of Art I and II, Art History, Aesthetics, five other art 
history courses, of which one may be a core topics course with an emphasis in art history, 
and Senior Project in Art History. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in studio art with Foundations of Art I and II, 
and two and a half courses in studio art or the equivalent. Students may elect a minor in art 
history with Art History and three other art history courses, of which one may be a core topics 
course with an emphasis in art history. 

Studio Art 

2100-2110 Foundations of Art I & II (1-1). An introduction to the materials, elements, and 
organizational principles of art. 

2200 Beginning Drawing (1). An introduction to drawing using lines and tones to model still life 
objects, landscapes, the skeleton and the figure. 

2210 Beginning Painting (1). Offers technical training in the use of materials and in the basics of 
color and composition. The course attempts to acquaint the student with the world beyond the 
studio and the work of artists past and present. 

2222 Beginning Ceramics (1/2). Introduces students to fundamental handbuilding techniques and 
glazing with an emphasis on form and function. 

2232 Beginning Printmaking (1/2). An introduction to relief printing techniques with an emphasis 
on woodcuts. Prerequisite: Art 2100 or Art 2200 or permission of instructor. 

2242 Beginning Photography (1/2). Explores the camera as a tool for self-expression while 
teaching fundamental dark room procedures. 

3252 Lettering (1/2). Introduces basic letter forms and the art of calligraphy and examines their use 
as a visual element in design. Offered in alternate years. 

3300 Intermediate Drawing (1). A continuation of Beginning Drawing using pen and ink, wash and 
conte crayon. Prerequisite: Art 2200. 

3310 Intermediate Painting (1). A continuation of Beginning Painting. This course attempts to 
establish in students the habit of questioning themselves and their work and a commitment to 
constant exploration and experimentation. Prerequisite: Art 2210. 

3322 Intermediate Ceramics (1/2). A continuation of Beginning Ceramics which introduces students 
to wheel throwing techniques and to colored slips, with an emphasis on the cylindrical form. 
Prerequisite: Art 2222. 

3332 Intermediate Printmaking (1/2). An introduction to intaglio printing techniques. Prerequisite: Art 


3342 Intermediate Photography (1/2). Offers an opportunity to develop skills in the uses of 
photography and to gain an historical and critical understanding of the field with a concentration 
on subject and content rather than technique. Prerequisite: Art 2242. 

3400 Advanced Drawing (1). Advanced problems employing various mixed-media techniques. 
Prerequisite: Art 3300. 

3410 Advanced Painting (1). Concentrates on major contemporary themes and issues in the 
medium. Prerequisite: Art 3310. 

3422 Advanced Ceramics (1/2). A continuation of previously taught handbuilding and wheel throwing 
techniques and an introduction to glaze formulation and kiln building. Prerequisite: Art 3322. 

3432 Advanced Printmaking (1/2). Emphasis on individual problems in printmaking, with advanced 
work in a particular medium. Prerequisite: Art 3332. 

4762-4772 Sehior Project in Studio Art (1/2-1/2). A two-semester course in which the senior 
produces a body of work to be evaluated for graduation and shown in a senior exhibition. It is 
understood that the department will retain a work from the exhibit. 

Art History 

2500 Art History (1). An introductory course focusing on the challenges faced by artists from 
different cultures over the centuries, with emphasis on materials, stylistic and thematic choices, 
the art market, and issues of gender. 

3500 Ancient Art and Archaeology (1). Focuses on the changing vision of the world and human 
experience in ancient art and the forms and techniques which artists evolved to represent that 
vision. (Same as Classical Studies 3300). Offered in alternate years. 

3510 Northern Renaissance Art (1). A study of painting from the 15th and 16th centuries in 
Northern Europe, with special attention paid to the interpretation of symbolic images. Offered in 
alternate years. 

3510 Italian Renaissance Art (1). A study of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the 14th 
through the 16th century in Italy, set in the context of Renaissance thought and culture. Offered 
in alternate years. 

3520 Baroque Art (1). A study of European art of the 17th Century. Offered in alternate years. 

3530 Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Art (1). A study of European art of the 18th and 19th 
centuries in the context of an increasingly industrialized and middle-class society, with attention 
paid to the influence of photography and Japanese art. Offered in alternate years. 

3540 Modern Art (1). A study of European and American art of the 20th century. 

3550 Images of Women in Art and Literature (1 ). A study of representations of women by male and 
female artists and writers from the 15th through the 19th century. Offered in alternate years. 

3560 Women Artists (1). A study of the work of women artists from the 15th through the 20th 
century with particular attention to the impact of gender on artistic production. Offered in 
alternate years. 

4750-4752 Special Topics (1/2 - 1). 

4782 Senior Project in Art History (1/2). A course of directed reading and writing in which the 
senior produces a paper to be presented in written and oral form to the department faculty and 
senior majors. 

4800-4802 Independent Study (1/2 - 1). 

4850-4852 Art Internship (1/2 ■ 1). An internship in which a student works with a local business firm 
or artist under the supervision of the Art Department. Prerequisite: Consent of Art Department. 

4860-4863 Museumship (1 ). An internship offered in cooperation with the Ivlississippi Museum of Art 
or another regional museum, enabling students to gain insight into the functions of various 
museum departments. Prerequisite: Consent of Art Department. 



Professor: Jonathan M. Sweat, A.Mus.O. 

Associate Professors: McCarrell L Ayers, M.M. 

Timothy C. Coker, Ph.D., Chair 

Donald D. Kilmer, M.M. 

Francis E. Polanski, M.M. 

Assistant Professor: Harrylyn Sallis, M.M. 

Instructor: Cheryl W. Coker, M.M. 

Goals for Music Learning: Musical independence is the basic aim for music learning at Millsaps 
College. Music learning goals have been established to guide students through their study. They 
must know how to perform music, to listen to music, to create music, and to analyze music. Students 
are expected to move beyond the merely able status in performance toward one that is securely 
grounded in understanding of performance norms, acceptable deviations from norms, and critical 
application of performance skills. Listening skills must be nurtured and highly developed to allow 
students to recognize, evaluate, and learn from artistic performance. Whether students are forming 
a musical interpretation or composing an original work, creating is essential to music study and 
focuses students' personal involvement with the art. Keen visual and aural perception of the formal 
dimensions of music enable students to understand and manage musical thought processes. 
Attainment of the above goals should provide a strong intellectual and philosophical foundation for 
music study which guides students toward musical independence. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in music with a Bachelor of Music, 
Bachelor of Art, or Bachelor of Science degree. All music majors must complete a basic eleven- 
course music study that includes three courses and four 1/4 courses in the theory of music 
(Concepts and Design in Music I and II, Common Practice Part-Writing Skills, Ear Training Lab 
I, II, III, and IV), four 1/2 courses in the history and literature of music (Music History and 
Literature I, II, III and IV), eight 1/2 courses and four 1/4 courses in the performance of music 
(applied study in major performance area of piano, organ or voice and participation in a major 
performance ensemble). 

Requirements for Minor: A student may elect a music minor in piano, voice, organ, or the orchestral 
instruments. The course requirements are Concepts and Design in Music I and II, Music History 
and Literature I and II and five 1/2 courses in applied music. All students must present one half- 
recital after completing their applied music study. 

Bachelor of Music 

The degree of Bachelor of Music with a performance major (piano, organ or voice) or a church 
music major (organ or voice emphasis) may be earned with three additional 1/2 courses in the 
theory of music (Form and Analysis, Counterpoint, and Orchestration/Computer Applications), one 
additional course in the history and literature of music (Seminar in Music Literature), and one 
additional course in the performance of music (Choral Conducting). Voice performance majors 
must complete four additional courses in modern languages, two each in German and French. 
Piano performance majors must complete two additional 1/2 courses in skills for music educators 
(Piano Pedagogy I and II), two 1/4 courses in voice, two courses in one modern foreign 
language, and one 1/2 course in the history and literature of music (Literature for the Piano). 
Organ performance majors must complete one additional course in performance of music 
(Conducting from the Organ Console and Service Playing), two 1/4 courses in voice, two courses 
in one modern foreign language, and one 1 /2 music elective course. All performance majors must 
present a full recital during the junior and senior years. 

In addition to the core and music major requirements, all candidates for the Bachelor of Music 
degree with a major in church music must complete two courses in one modern foreign language, 


three courses in the history and literature of music (Choral Conducting/Literature Lab, Church 
Music Literature and Hymnology and Seminar in Music Literature), one course in religion, one 
course in performance of music (Choral Conducting) and Music Internship for Church Musicians. 
Church music majors must present a full recital during the senior year. 

Bachelor of Arts 

In addition to the core and music major requirements, all candidates for Bachelor of Arts degree 
with a major in music must present a full recital during the senior year. 

Bachelor of Science 
In addition to the core and music major requirements, all candidates for Bachelor of Science 
degree must present a full recital during the senior year. 

Teacher Certification 

Candidates for B.M., B.A. or B.S. degrees can earn teacher certification by completing the 
following additional courses: Choral Conducting, Choral Conducting/Literature Lab, Music 
Methods for Today's Schools, and the necessary courses in education, including Student 

General Requirements 

All students studying applied music must attend weekly repertoire classes, attend all required 
recitals presented by the Department of Music, and take an examination before the faculty at the 
end of each semester. 

All keyboard majors are required to do accompanying each semester for either a singer, an 
instrumentalist, or one of the vocal ensembles. 

Keyboard Proficiency 

All music majors must demonstrate keyboard proficiency. Students must enroll in piano or organ 
until the proficiency is met. To pass the proficiency students are required to play all major, 
harmonic and melodic minor scales, major and minor arpeggios at least two octaves, read a 
simple hymn at sight, play three vocalises which utilize I, IV and V chords in all major keys, and 
perform one memorized composition for piano at the difficulty level of a Bach Two-Part Invention 
with good fingering, phrasing, and dynamics. In lieu of the proficiency, eight semesters of 
keyboard study with a minimum grade of "B" each semester can be substituted. 

Piano Requirements 

To enter the four-year degree program in piano, students should have an adequate musical and 
technical background and should be able to play all major and minor scales. They should have 
had some learning experience in all periods of the standard student repertoire, such as the Bach 
Two-Part Inventions, the Haydn and Mozart Sonatas, the Mendelssohn Songs Without Words 
and the Bartok Mikrokosmos. 

Organ Requirements 

To enter the four-year degree program in organ, the student should have completed sufficient 
piano study to play the Bach Two-Part Inventions, Haydn and Mozart Sonatas, and compositions 
by Chopin, Schumann or Mendelssohn. The student should be able to play all major and minor 
scales and arpeggios. 

Voice Requirements 

To enter the four-year degree program in voice, the student should possess above average vocal 
talent and evidence ability to sing with correct pitch, phrasing, and musical intelligence, should 
know the rudiments of music, and should be able to sing a simple song at sight. A student should 
have experience in singing works from the standard repertoire. 

Upper Divisionals 
Music majors are required to pass a special performance jury before being admitted to upper 
divisional status. This upper divisional exam, taken at the end of the fourth semester of applied 
study, consists of a twenty minute program. 


1000 Concepts and Design in Music I (1). Explores the basic underlying principles and concepts 

related to musical abstraction. Students discover and apply thought processes utilized by 
composers. Independent creative activities which have expressive intent form the core of student 

1001, 1011, 1021, 1031 Ear Training Lab l-IV (1/4). Strives to fine-tune student aural acuity in 
music. Computer-based training and instructor assistance focus on melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, 
and pitch perception constructs of music. 

1010 Concepts and Design in Music II (1). Emphasizes music conventions and constructs which 
shape and define music style. Modal, tonal, and serial approaches to composition are studied. 
Student compositions and performances provide focus for the study. 

1020 Common Practice Part-Writing Skills (1). Examines part-writing procedures for chorale and 
related styles of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with emphasis on theoretical analysis. 
Student repetition of style characteristics provides focus for the class. 

1501 Singers (1/4). Performs important choral works from all major style periods. A cappella and 
accompanied presentations are balanced. To receive credit, a student must complete the full 

1511 Ensembles (1/4). Gives students opportunities to perform significant works for small 
ensembles. Vocal and instrumental are offered according to student needs. To receive credit, a 
student must complete the full year. 

3012 Counterpoint (1/2). Probes eighteenth-century polyphony. Strict species counterpoint and 
period contrapuntal forms such as invention and fugue are studied. Drill and practice culminate 
in student contrapuntal compositions. 

3102-3112 Music History and Literature I & II (1). Seeks to place music developments within the 
larger context of human history. The first half of the semester looks at music evolution from 
monophonic music of the ancient period through polyphony of the Renaissance, while the second 
half examines innovations and stylistic traits prevalent in the Baroque era. 

3122-3132 Music History and Literature III & IV (1). Examines music and its place in Western 
culture from the middle of the eighteenth century through the end of the twentieth century. The 
first half focuses on Classical period forms and their evolution during the Romantic period, while 
the second half explores eclectic forms and styles of major twentieth century composers. 

3002 Form and Analysis (1/2). Investigates the presentation, development, and relatedness of 
musical ideas through harmonic and structural analysis of music forms. Student written analyses 
and class presentations are an integral part of the study. 

3500 Choral Conducting (1). Provides theoretical and practical background for leading a choral 
ensemble. The class functions as a laboratory for developing conducting techniques. 

3510 Choral Literature Lab (1). Provides additional support for developing conducting/analytical 
skills while utilizing significant choral literature. The class functions as a laboratory. 

4002 Orchestration and Computer Applications (1/2). Identifies idiomatic characteristics of 
instruments utilized in composition and explores application of compositional techniques available 
on the computer. Student transcriptions and original compositions will be used in the class. 

4102 Literature for the Piano (1/2). Surveys standard piano repertoire with emphasis on discovery 
of stylistic characteristics of major keyboard composers. Student research forms an integral part 
of the study 

41 1 Church Music Literature/Hymnology (1 ). Explores significant large and small forms of sacred 
music during the first half of the course. The second half examines hymnody with emphasis on 
English and American development of the form. 


41 30 Literature for the Voice (1 ). Surveys solo song form of the Renaissance through the Twentieth 
Century as well as literature from oratorio and opera. The course emphasizes recital/concert 
program building from a historical perspective. Class performance is expected. 

4200 Music Methods for Today's Schools (1). Explores strategies for teaching grades K - 12. 
Elementary topics include Suzuki, Dalcroze, Kodaly, and Orff techniques, while secondary topics 
emphasize choral methods. 

4202 Piano Pedagogy I (1/2). Emphasizes techniques and materials used in teaching piano to 
children and older students in both private and class instruction. Papers on topics relating to 
piano teaching are expected. 

421 Vocal Diction (1 ). Emphasizes the International Phonetic Alphabet as the prime tool for proper 
pronunciation of Italian, French, German, and English vocal texts. Word-by-word translations of 
foreign texts are utilized to assist dramatic and correct pronunciation. Class performance is 

4220 Vocal Pedagogy (1). Explores the physical musculature and mechanics of singing, the use of 
technical exercises, and the psychology of vocal teaching. Investigation of basic repertoire for 
the beginning teacher forms an integral part of the course. 

4500 Conducting from the Organ Console and Service Playing (1). Emphasizes choral conducting 
techniques and literature for the church organist during the first half of the semester. The second 
half focuses on organ style for accompanying hymns and anthems. 

4852 Internship for Church Musicians (1/2). Provides the prospective church musician practical 
experience under the guidance of a practicing, full time church musician. Five to eight hours each 
week are spent in the church setting. 

4862 Piano Pedagogy II (1/2). Continues work begun in Piano Pedagogy I. Actual teaching in an 
internship context is required. 

4900 Seminar in Music Literature (1). Provides a framework for placing major music genres such 
as opera, concerto, chamber music, symphony, and art song into historical perspective. Student 
research and presentation are expected. 

Applied Music 

VI Elective Voice for the Non-Major (1/4 ■ 1/2). Employs basic vocal repertoire appropriate for 
individual vocal growth of the non-music major. Historical style development as well as breath 
support, posture, phonation, enunciation, articulation, and related singing skills are emphasized. 
Weekly repertoire class is required. 

Pi Piano for the Non-Major (1 /4 - 1/2). Introduces appropriate literature from the major style periods 
and technical drill to enable student growth in performance skills. Stylistic analysis is emphasized. 
Weekly repertoire class is required. 

01 Elective Organ for the Non-Major (1/2). Provides keyboard and pedal technique needed to 
perform major organ literature. Sufficient piano background is necessary. Weekly Repertoire 
Class is required. 

II Elective Instrumental Study (1/4 - 1/2). Provides fundamental technique for performance on 
orchestral instruments. Literature appropriate for each student is utilized. 

VI Applied Voice for the Music Major and Minor (1/2). Covers a larger body of literature than 
elective voice. Intensive development of technique is approached through works of Vaccai, 
Shakespeare, Marches!, Vennard, McCloskey, Miller, and others. Weekly repertoire class is 


P1 Applied Piano for the Music Major and Minor (1/2). Explores piano literature in depth and aims 
toward rapid progress in technical proficiency. A Major goal is to enable student to achieve 
successful performance. Weekly repertoire class is required. 

01 Applied Organ for the Music Major and Minor (1/2). Emphasizes literature and technique 
needed for church organists, performers, or teachers. Weekly Recital Class is required. 

II Applied Instrumental Study for the Music Minor (1/2). Provides technique for performance on 
orchestral instruments at the level appropriate for a music minor. Literature to enhance student 
technique and musical development is employed. 



Professor: Lance Goss, A.M., Chair 

Assistant Professor: Brent LeFavor, M.A. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in Theatre with ten courses, including 
Theatre Experience I and II, Production I and II, Acting I and II, History and Literature of the 
Theatre I and II, Directing I and II, Performance (four semesters), and Senior Project. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in Theatre with six courses, including Theatre 
Experience I and II, Production I and II, Acting I and II, and Performance (two semesters). 


1000 SpeecK Fundamentals: Public Speaking (1). Each student delivers a minimum of five 
addresses which deal with progressively more difficult materials and situations. Emphasis on 
development of correct breathing, proper pronunciation, accurate enunciation, and an effective 
platform manner. Individual attention and criticism. 

1010 Speech Fundamentals: Oral Reading (1). Each student presents a minimum of five readings 
which deal with progressively more difficult material and situations. Emphasis on interpretation 
and platform technique. 


1000 The Theatre Experience I (1). Focuses on the role of the audience and the actor-audience 
relationship; critics and criticism; the actors and the directors; theatrical genres, comedy and 
serious drama. 

1010 The Theatre Experience II (1). Considers the playwright and dramatic structure; types of 
staging; scenery, costumes and lighting. 

1401, 2401, 3401, 4401 Performance (1/4). Practical experience in acting or technical work in 
productions by the Millsaps Players. One-quarter credit per semester for a maximum of two full 

2102 Acting I (1/2). Basic principles of acting in plays of the modern theatre. 

2112 Acting II (1/2). Basic principles of acting in plays of the pre-modern theatre. 

2202-2212 Production I & II (1-2). Emphasis on basic stagecraft, lighting, properties and sound. Lab 


2252 Stage Makeup (1/2). 

3000 History and Literature of the Theatre I (1). From the Greeks through Neo-Classic French. 

3010 [History and Literature of the Theatre II (1). From the English Restoration to contemporary. 

3202 Scenery and Lighting Design (1/2). Concentrated work in lighting and scenery design. For 
the student primarily interested in technical theatre. 

3020 Theatre in America (1). American theatre since 1900. 

3302 Stage Management (1/2). The role of the stage manager in the modern theatrical production. 
3312 Directing I (1/2). Students direct scenes from the modern repertory. 
3322 Directing II (1/2). Students direct scenes from the classical repertory. 
4102 Senior Project (1/2). The senior theatre student completes a major project in a field of special 
interest, such as directing, scenery, lighting or costuming. 

4800-4803 Directed Study (1/4 to 1). Designed to cover areas of special interest not included in 
other courses. Open only to approved students. 



Classical Studies 

Professors: Catherine Ruggiero Freis, Ph.D., Chair 

Richard Freis, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in classical studies with nine courses, of 
which tive courses must be in either Latin or Greek. The courses may be distributed among 
offerings in Greek, Latin or Classical Civilization, provided that both languages are represented. 
Students who intend to teach Latin in the secondary schools must take four courses above the 
introductory level for teacher certification. Those who intend to go to graduate school in classics 
should take additional language courses in both Greek and Latin. Prospective majors should also 
consider off-campus programs in the classics in Rome, Italy, or Athens, Greece. For further 
information, see Special Programs section and the chair for the department. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in classical studies with five courses, of which 
three must be in either Latin or Greek. The remaining courses may be chosen from offerings in 
Greek, Latin or Classical Civilization. 

Classical Civilization 

The following courses are conducted in English; they are open to all students for elective and 
pass/fail credit. Different courses in this sequence will be offered from year to year. 

3000 Myth (1 ). A study of the symbols and motifs of mythology focusing on the myths of Greece and 
Rome, with comparative material introduced from near Eastern, American Indian, Asian, African 
and Norse mythology. 

3100 Greek Tragedy (1). The course will begin with an introductory study of Greek theatre 
production and the social-religious context of Greek tragedy, together with an examination of 
ritual drama in contemporary Japan, China, India and Bali. The class will then read the main 
surviving works of the three great tragedians, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, and close 
with two critical works, Aristotle's Poetics and Aristophanes' comedy about tragedy. The Frogs. 
A number of performances of Greek tragedy and other theatrical experiences will be part of the 

3200 The Classical Epic (1). Many great literatures have their foundation in epic. At the head of 

Western literature and thought stand the two Homeric poems, the ////acf and the Odyssey. The 
class will begin by studying their Mesopotamian forerunner, the Gilgamesh, and then turn to a 
study of the Homeric poems in themselves and as shaping factors in Western civilization. Then, 
after a brief study of later Greek works, it will turn to Vergil's Aeneid, in which the Homeric poems 
are transformed in the sen/ice of a quite different but no less important vision of humanity. 
Additional epic literature from India, Africa and China will be part of the course. 

3300 Classical Art and Archaeology (1). This course will focus on the changing vision of the world 
and human experience in ancient Greek and Roman art and the forms and techniques which 
artists evolved to represent that vision. The class also will examine the techniques and the efforts 
of archaeologists to bring the lost works of ancient civilization to light. There will be a field trip 
to the Museum of Classical Archaeology at the University of Mississippi. 

3400 Women in the Ancient World (1). This course will study the roles of women in the ancient 
world. The focus will be on women in Greece and Rome with comparative material drawn from 
Mesopotamia, Egypt and Persia. 


3500 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (1). A survey of ancient philosophy through the medieval 
period (same as Philosophy 3010). 

3750-3753 Special Topics (1). 


Courses numbered 2010-2050 are suitable for second year course work. 

1010-1 020 Introduction to Greek (1 ). Primary emphasis is on mastery of grammar, vocabulary, and 
forms with some attention to Greek literature and culture. Readings include selections from the 
New Testament, Greek philosophy and Homer. 

2010 Plato (1). Selected readings from the Dialogues. 

2020 Greek J^ew Testament (1). Selected readings from The Gospels and Paul. 

2030 Homer (1 ). Selected readings from the Iliad. 

2040 Euripides (1). A reading of one of the plays. 

2050 John (1). Selected readings from the Gospel of John. 

3750-3753 Special Topics (1/4 to 1). Study of such authors as Homer, the lyric poets, Aeschylus, 
Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Demosthenes, Plato. Aristotle, New Testament writers, and 
Greek composition, prose or verse. 


Courses numbered 2110-2150 are suitable for second year work. 

1110-1120 Introduction to Latin (1). Primary emphasis is on mastery of grammar, vocabulary and 
forms with some attention to Latin literature and culture. Readings include selections from Latin 
prose and poetry. 

2110 Ovid (1). Selected readings from the Metamorphoses. 

2120 Virgil (1). Selected readings from the Aeneid. 

2130 Petronius (1). Selected readings from the Satyricon. 

2140 Catullus (1). Selected readings. 

2150 Roman Love Elegy (1). Selected readings. 

3750-3753 Special Topics (1/4 to 1). Study of such authors as Horace, the elegists, Lucretius, 
Sallust, Livy, Tacitus, Juvenal, Petronius, Plautus, Terence and Latin composition, prose or verse. 


Elizabeth Chisholm Chair of Arts and Letters 

Professors: William Charles Sallis, Ph.D., Chair 

Robert S. McElvaine, Ph.D 

Assistant Professors: David C. Davis, Ph.D. 

Patrick E. Delana, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in history with nine courses, including both 
semesters of History of the United States, Special Problems in History, and one course each in 
the European and Non-Western areas. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in history with four courses, including both 
semesters of History of the United States. 


2100 History of the United States to 1877 (1). A survey of the cultures and history of the peoples 
that lived in the area that became the United States, from the Pre-Columbian era through 
European colonization, the introduction of African slaves, the American Revolution, the early 
Republic, the Civil War and Reconstruction. 

2110 History of the United States Since 1 877 (1 ). A survey of the main developments in the United 
States and how they affected American men and women from the end of Reconstruction through 
industrialization and urbanization, the emergence of the United States as a world power, the rise 
of a partial welfare state, and the Cold War, down to the present. 

2120 Women and Men in America (1). An interdisciplinary examination of the history of women and 
the ways in which they have interacted with men and male-dominated institutions over the course 
of American history. The course will employ works of literature, art, film and music among its 
means of exploring the changing lives of women and men in America. 

2300 The Cross Cultural American Heritage I & II (1-2). An interdisciplinary study concentrating 
on the historic and contemporary experience of black people in America. The first semester 
covers the period up to the end of Reconstruction in 1877 The second semester covers the 
period from 1877 to the present. 

231 African History and Society (1 ). An interdisciplinary survey of major themes in African history 
from the earliest records of human activity on the continent to the struggles for South Africa. 
Literature, music, art and popular culture will be studied as ways of understanding the complex 
contemporary issues faced by Africans. 

2320 Topics in African History (1). An interdisciplinary examination of a particular topic, period, or 
region in African history. The topics, which include "The Shaping of South Africa," and "Listening 
to the African Past," will change from year to year. A student may take the course more than 
once if the topics are different. 

2400 Middle Eastern History and Society (1 ). An interdisciplinary survey of major themes in Middle 
Eastern history from the advent of Islam to the Persian Gulf conflict and the Madrid Peace 
Conference. Literature, music, art and popular culture will be studied as ways of understanding 
the contemporary issues faced by men and women of this region. 

2410 Topics in Middle Eastern History (1). An interdisciplinary examination of a particular topic, 
period or region in Middle Eastern history. The topics, which include "The Twice-Promised Land" 
and "Islam in History," will change from year to year. A student may take the course more than 
once if the topics are different. 

3100 The Old South (1). A study of the development of the southern region of the United States 
from the time of discovery to the beginning of the Civil War. 

3110 Civil War and Reconstruction (1). An examination of the political, economic, military, 
diplomatic, and social aspects of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. 

31 20 The New South (1 ). A study of the development of the South after the Civil War to the present. 

3130 American Revolution and Establishment of Federal Union, 1754-1789 (1). An examination 
of the political, economic, social and cultural events which led to the American colonial revolt 
against Britain and the establishment of the Federal union in the Constitution of 1787. 

3140 Age of Jefferson and Jackson, 1789-1848 (1). A continuation of American Revolution and 
Establishment of Federal Union, this course will examine the political, economic, social and 
cultural history of the United States from the Administration of George Washington to the 
conclusion of the Mexican War. 

31 50 American Social and Intellectual History (1 ). An exploration of aspects of American thought, 
values and society from the colonial period to the present, focusing on the ways in which 
Americans have viewed themselves and how American ideas and values have differed from 
those of other peoples. 


3160 Topics in American Culture (1). An interdisciplinary exploration of a particular topic in 
American culture. The history, literature, thought, music, art and popular culture of a period (such 
as a decade) or aspect of the United States will be studied. Topics will change from year to year, 
and a student may take the course more than once if the topics are different. Among the topics 
for particular courses are "The Great Depression," "The Sixties," and "Our Times: America Since 

3200 Renaissance Culture and Society (1). An interdisciplinary exploration of Renaissance culture 
and society. 

3210 Reformation Theology and Society (1). An interdisciplinary investigation of Reformation 
theology and society. 

3220 Age of Revolution (1). An interdisciplinary investigation of the society, politics, and culture of 
Europe in*the 17th and 18th centuries. 

3230 20th Century European History and Culture (1). An interdisciplinary examination of 20th 
Century European history and culture. 

3240 Topics in European Culture and History (1). An interdisciplinary examination of a particular 
topic, period, or region of European culture. Topics will change, and a student may take the 
course more than once if the topics are different. 

4750 Special Problems in History (1). An examination of how history is written and interpreted and 
of problems in American and European civilization. May be taken by students who have two 
courses in history and is required of all history majors. 

4760 Special Topics in History (1). This course addresses areas not covered in other courses. It 

may be repeated for credit with different topics. Offered on demand. 
4800-4802 Directed Readings (1/2, 1/4 or 1). 


Professors: Michael H. Mitias, Ph.D.,Chair 

Robert H. King. Ph.D 

Associate Professor: Steven G. Smith, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor: Theodore G. Ammon, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in philosophy with eight courses, including 
Logic, both semesters of History of Philosophy, and Senior Seminar. One core topics course 
taught by an instructor from the Philosophy Department may be used to meet the requirements 
of the philosophy major. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in philosophy with any four courses from the 
Philosophy Department. 

1000 Introduction to Philosophy (1). A basic introduction to some of the main problems, such as 
knowledge, human nature, art, the good and God. 

1210 Logic (1). This course will focus upon prepositional logic and quantification, and to a lesser 
extent upon syllogistic logic. Attention will be given to scientific method and induction, and to 
informal analysis of arguments in language. 

2000 Ways of Knowing (1). An introduction to the theories of knowledge from a variety of 
philosophical traditions, including feminism, pragmatism, mysticism, empiricism and rationalism. 
A central concern of the course will be the relationship between science and philosophy in the 
acquisition of knowledge. 


2010 Social and Political Philosophy (1). An inquiry into the basic principles of social and political 
organization, with special emphasis on the concepts of government, justice, punishment, family, 
property, work and peace. Offered in alternate years. 

2020 Ethics (1). A reasoned exploration of the nature of the best life for individuals and societies. 

3010-3020 History of Philosophy I & II (1-2). The first semester is a survey of western philosophy 
through the (viedieval Period, and the second semester from the Renaissance through the 
nineteenth century. 

3030 20th Century Philosophy (1). A survey of western philosophy from 1900 to the present. 

Offered in alternate years. 
3150 Existentialism (1). A study of the basic works of thinkers such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, 

Heidegger, Sartre, Mafce\ and Jaspers. Offered in alternate years. 

3210 Aesthetics (1). A study of the following question: What is the nature of art, aesthetic 
experience and aesthetic judgment? Offered in alternate years. 

3230 Philosophy of Human Nature (1). An inquiry into the defining attributes of humanity, with 
consideration of symbol use and rationality embodiment, emotion and gender Offered in 
alternate years. 

3310 Philosophy of Religion (1). Investigation of issues arising from religious experience and 
beliefs, including the nature of the divine, evil and human destiny. Offered in alternate years. 

3610 Metaphysics (1). This course will consider traditional philosophical questions about "Being* 
such as, but not limited to: What is reality? Do I have free will? Is there a God? What kind of 
thing am I? The course may either survey briefly the history of metaphysics or cover one or two 
philosophers in detail. Offered in alternate years. 

3750 Special Topics (1). 

4800 Directed Readings (1). 

4900 Senior Seminar (1). Intensive reading in selected issues, schools, and thinkers for senior 



Professors: Thomas Wiley Lewis, III, Ph.D., Chair 

Robert H. King, Ph.D. 
Lee H. Reiff, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor: Steven G. Smith, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor: David S. Blix, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in religion with eight courses, including 
Religious Studies Seminar taken in the senior year. (Majors are expected to enroll in this seminar 
each time it is offered.) One core topics course taught by an instructor from the Religion 
Department may be used to meet the requirements of the religion major. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may complete a minor in religion with four courses from the 
Religion Department, including Religious Studies Seminar. 

Concentration in Christian Education 

An interdisciplinary area of concentration in Christian Education is available to students with a 
major or minor in religion. For specific requirements, see Interdisciplinary Studies. 

2000 Introduction to Religious Studies (1). A wide-ranging exploration of the phenomenon of 
religion and the different kinds of questions that can be asked about it. 

2010 Religion and Ethics (1). A study of how religions shape moral reasoning about personal and 
social issues. Offered in alternate years. 

2110 World Religions I (1). A study of the history, literature, and thought of Judaism, Christianity 
and Islam with attention to their relations with each other and with other traditions at different 
historic moments. Offered in alternate years. 

21 20 World Religions II (1 ). A study of the history, literature and thought of the religions of India and 

East Asia. Offered in alternate years. 
2210 Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) (1). An introduction to the history, literature and thought 

of ancient Israel. Offered in alternate years. 
2220 New Testament and Early Christianity (1 ). An introduction to the background and beginnings, 

the earliest development and thought of Christianity. Offered in alternate years. 

3110 Christianity in the Western World (1). A study of the rise, consolidation, development and 
influence of Christianity in the West. Offered in alternate years. 

3120 Modern Theology (1). An examination of major developments in theology from the 
Enlightenment to the present, with attention to such figures as Schleiermacher, Barth, Tillich, 
Rahner and the Niebuhrs, and to contemporary movements such as the liberation theologies and 
global theology. Offered in alternate years. 

3150 Religion and Culture (1), A study of selected issues in the relationship between religion and 

the modern arts, sciences, and politics. Offered in alternate years. 
3600 The Educational Ministry of the Church (1). An examination of the purpose and 

implementation of the church's educational ministry. Offered on demand. 
3900-4900 Religious Studies Seminar (1). Intensive reading and discussion of selected texts and 

issues of contemporary interest in religious studies. (Topics will be announced each time the 

course is offered; since topics change with each offering, a course may be retaken for credit.) 


Interdisciplinary Programs 

European Studies 

The program in European Studies is designed for students who are keenly interested in European 

affairs and culture. The major and minor in European Studies cut across traditional disciplinary 
boundaries and allow the student to work with faculty to design a program of study which integrates 
those aspects of European affairs which best meet the student's interests. European art, business, 
economics, history, languages, literatures, music, philosophy, political science and sociology are 
among the areas of study available to students in European Studies. For further information, see the 
Director of the European Studies Program. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in European Studies with twelve courses, 
including four courses (or the equivalent) in one modern European language and two courses 
in a second European language. They must also take Introduction to European Studies and the 
European Studies Colloquium. They choose their remaining four courses from an approved list 
of courses pertaining to European art, culture, history, music, philosophy, politics, and related 
disciplines. No more than two of those courses may be from one division. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in European Studies by completing four 
courses (or the equivalent) in one modern European language. Introduction to European Studies, 
and four approved courses, of which no more than two may be from one division. 

2000 Introduction to European Studies (1). This course provides an orientation to the field by 
surveying such issues and aspects of European affairs as language and ethnic groups, religions, 
political and economic systems, physical and cultural geography, and cultural movements of this 

4000 European Studies Colloquium (1). An interdisciplinary research forum in which students 
pursue their individual, directed reading and writing projects within a selected area of 

Women's Studies 

The program in Women's Studies is designed to promote greater attention to women's experiences 
and to the analytical techniques used by feminist critics in various disciplines to examine issues 
raised by those experiences. For further information, see the Coordinator of Women's Studies. 

Requirements for Area of Concentration: Students may elect an area of concentration in Women's 
Studies with five courses from an approved list. These courses must include Introduction to 
Women's Studies and Women's Studies Senior Project. 

1000 Introduction to Women's Studies (1). This course is an interdisciplinary course that surveys 
the major issues raised by women's experiences, primarily in western culture but with some 
multicultural perspectives. Students will learn the analytical techniques and methodologies used 
in Women's Studies. 

4000 Women's Studies Senior Project (1). This course provides a capstone experience in which 
students engage in individual projects reflecting feminist theory and practice. Arranged like an 
independent study, but with some group meetings, each student will choose a faculty director 
with whom to work. 


Interdisciplinary Core 

1000 Introduction to Liberal Studies (1). This course is designed to introduce students to the 
academic community, to provide opportunities for intellectual growth through critical thinking and 
writing on subjects of general interest, and to initiate a process of self-reflection that will 
continue to graduation. 

1118-1128 The Heritage of the West in World Perspective (2-2). Beginning with the ancient 
period and continuing to the present, this program brings together history, literature, philosophy, 
religion and the arts in an integrated approach to the study of Western culture within a global 
context. It is the equivalent of two courses extending throughout the year. This course meets 
the requirements of Core 2-5 and the fine arts requirement. 

1200 Topics of the Ancient World (1). Courses with different topics address developments in the 
period fr6m 1000 B.C.E. to 300 C.E. from a variety of perspectives, including history, literature, 
philosophy, religion and the arts. This course meets the requirements of Core 2. 

1300 Topics of the Premodern World (1). Courses with different topics address developments 
from 300 to 1600 from a variety of perspectives, including history, literature, philosophy, religion 
and the fine arts. This course meets the requirements of Core 3. 

1600 Topics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (1). Courses with different topics address 
issues relating to society and the individual by applying the methods of psychology, sociology, 
politics, and economics. This course meets the requirements of Core 6. 

1700 Topics in Natural Science I (1). Courses with different topics address issues relating to the 
natural world by applying the methods of biology, chemistry, geology and physics. This course 
includes a laboratory and meets the requirements of Core 7 and 9. 

1750 Topics in Natural Science II (1). Courses with different topics address issues relating to the 
natural world by applying the methods of biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. This course 
does not include a laboratory and therefore does not meet the Core 7 requirement. It does, 
however, fulfill the Core 9 requirement. 

2400 Topics of the Modern World (1). Courses with different topics address developments from 
1600 to 1900 from a variety of perspectives, including history, literature, philosophy, religion, 
and the arts. This course meets the requirements of Core 4. 

2500 Topics of the Contemporary World (1). Courses with different topics address developments 
in the twentieth century from a variety of perspectives, including history, literature, philosophy, 
religion, and fine arts. This course meets the requirements of Core 5. 

4000 Reflections on Liberal Studies (1). This course is designed to provide students with an 
opportunity to draw together the various strands of their education, to make connections among 
disciplines, and to prepare for a responsible role within the larger community. Prerequisite: 
Senior status and completion of all other core requirements. 


Language and Literature 

• English 

Professors: Robert Padgett, A.M. 

Suzanne Marrs, Ph.D. 

Associate Professors: Judith Page, Ph.D., Chair 

Austin Wilson, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professors: Anne MacMaster, Ph.D. 

Marc Mazzone, M.A. 
Gregory Miller, Ph.D. 
Cammy Thomas, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in English with ten courses in English, 
as well as one course beyond the intermediate level in a foreign language. Required courses 
include Introduction to Interpretation, which is a prerequisite to most courses in the English 
Department, and the Senior Colloquium. Students must select four courses from different 
historical periods and one course that has a primary focus on an author or selected authors. 

Students may count up to two core topics courses which have a primary emphasis on literature 
toward the major. A student who completes an Honors paper in English may also count that 
work as one elective course. Students may count up to two half-credit internships toward the 
English major. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in English with five courses, one of which 
must be Introduction to Interpretation. One core topics course with a primary emphasis on 
literature may be used to meet this requirement. 

Literary Studies 

1000 Introduction to Interpretation (1). This course is a prerequisite to most courses in the 
English department. It focuses on a variety of interpretive problems and on different kinds of 
texts, including films. 

3100 Studies in Medieval Literature (1). This course is designed to introduce students to a wide 
range of themes, genres, and texts written before 1500. The specific topics will vary in different 
years, but may include the romance, women's spiritual autobiography the cycle plays, or 
religious writings. Prerequisite: English 1000. 

3110 Studies in Renaissance Literature (1). This course will include the study of poets and prose 
writers of the Tudor, Stuarl, and Commonwealth periods, with emphasis on Mary and Philip 
Sidney Spenser, Wroth, Donne, Jonson and Milton. Prerequisite: English 1000. 

3120 Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature (1). This course will focus on 
a variety of themes and topics in literature from the English Restoration through the eighteenth 
century. The topics, which will vary from year to year, will include satire, the novel, drama, and 
Johnson and his age. Prerequisite: English 1000. 

3130 Studies in Nineteenth Century British Literature (1). The specific content of this course 
will vary from year to year, with topics focusing on significant issues in Romantic and/or 
Victorian literature. The course may be repeated for credit with a different topic. Prerequisite: 
English 1000. 


3150 Studies in American Literature Before 1920 (1). A study of the literary history of the United 
States, focusing upon the poetry, drama, and/or fiction of the colonial and Federal period, on 
the American Renaissance, or on the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Course 
content will vary from semester to semester. The course may be repeated for credit with a 
different topic. Prerequisite: English 1000. 

3180 Studies in Twentieth Century Literature (1). Students will read, discuss, and write about 
British, American, South African, Caribbean, and other twentieth century texts. The specific 
content will vary from year to year, but possibilities include such topics as Modernism as a 
literary movement, the modern novel, modern and contemporary poetry, and twentieth century 
drama. This course may be repeated for credit with a different topic. Prerequisite: English 1000. 

3200 Special Studies in Literary History (1). This course will involve the study of the 
transformations, transitions, and continuities in literary history. Specific topics will vary, but 
possibilities include the transition from Neoclassical to Romantic literature, the move from the 
Victorian to the modern period, or the development of American autobiography. Prerequisite: 
English 1000. 

3300 Chaucer (1). This course will consider Chaucer's major works, including The Canterbury 
Tales and Troilus and Criseyde, in the larger cultural context of the fourteenth century. Special 
attention will be given to Chaucer's experimentation with a wide variety of poetic forms. 
Prerequisite: English 1000. Offered in alternate years. 

3310 Shakespeare (1). This course will explore the poetic and dramatic career of William 
Shakespeare within the context of his age and from the perspective of contemporary critical 
approaches. Prerequisite: English 1000 or permission of instructor. 

3320 Milton (1). With a primary emphasis on Paradise Lost, this course will consider Milton's 
works and his career from "Lycidas" through Samson Agonistes. Prerequisite: English 1000 or 
permission of instructor. 

3350 Authorial Studies (1). This course will be devoted to the works of one or more authors, 
focusing on their texts in the context of their lives and cultures. Possible authors include: 
Hawthorne, James, and Wharton, Joyce and Woolf, Tennyson and Faulkner, or Austen and 
Scott. The course may be repeated for credit with a different topic. Prerequisite: English 1000 
or permission on instructor. 

3500 Lyric Poetry (1). This course traces the development of the lyric in English beginning with 
Chaucer and ending with poets of the late twentieth century. Prerequisite 1000. Offered in 
alternate years. 

3510 The Novel (1). This course will take up issues related to the novel as a genre. Topics might 
include history of the novel and related long narrative forms, the novels of one particular time 
period, or cross-cultural studies of the novel. Prerequisite: English 1000. Offered in alternate 

3520 The Short Story (1). This course in the short story as a genre will consider its history and 
development, its characteristics and types, its similarities with and differences from other forms 
of narrative, and the various critical approaches and theories concerned with the form. 
Prerequisite: English 1000. Offered in alternate years. 

3530 The Drama (1). This course will explore drama as a literary and theatrical mode. The focus 
of the course may vary from emphasizing the history of drama from classical to contemporary, 
the study of types (tragedy, comedy, etc.) or relationship to other modes (narrative, film, opera). 
Prerequisite: English 1000. Offered in alternate years. 


3540 Film Studies (1). This course will consider the cultural and artistic significance of film. The 
content of the course will vary, potentially emphasizing such issues as the relationship between 
film and another genre, films of a particular period or style, or the history of film. Offered in 
alternate years. 

3550 History of Literary Criticism (1). This course includes an historical survey of major theorists 
and movements from the ancient world through postmodernism. Prerequisite: English 1000. 
Offered in alternate years. 

3560 Literary Problems (1). This course will involve an open inquiry into the different questions 
raised by literary study; questions and texts will change from year to year, but the primary 
focus will be on the way in which theory shapes the way we view literature. Prerequisite: 
English 1000. Offered in alternate years. 

3570 Theory and Practice of Narrative (1). This course addresses the nature of narrative with 
attention given to some of the leading theorists of narrative and the reading of selective 
narratives - drawn from fables, myths, poems, short stories, novels, as well as historical 
narratives, case studies, and movies - in the light of these theories. Prerequisite: English 1000. 
Offered in alternate years. 

3580 Special Studies in Form and Genre (1). This course will trace the development of a genre 
or mode over several literary periods and/or across different literary traditions: for example, the 
pastoral elegy from ancient Greece through the English literature or classical and modern 
drama. Prerequisite: English 1000. Offered in alternate years. 

3800-3802 Directed Study in English (1/2 or 1). If students wish to pursue a subject or problem 
beyond the standard curricular offerings, they must plan such a course with an instructor and 
obtain that instructor's permission to register for this option. 

3852 Internships in English (1/2). Under the guidance of an English department faculty sponsor, 
students may elect to take up to two half-credit internships, working in such areas as public 
relations, advertising, theatre, or journalism. 

4900 Senior Colloquium (1). All English majors are required to take this course in the spring of 
their senior year; coordinated by one faculty member but with the participation of other 
members of the department, this course is designed to help students consolidate and build on 
their studies and prepare for comprehensives. It will be graded credit/no credit. 

Literature and Culture 

2100 Literature and Feminism (1). The specific topic of this course will vary, but the course will 
include the writings of both women and men, with particular attention to issues of gender and 
literary influence (e.g., Milton's influence on women writers). Offered in alternate years. 

2110 Southern Literature and Culture (1). This course involves a study of Southern poets, 
dramatists, and/or writers of fiction in the context of the Southern culture out of which and 
about which they write. Content will vary. Offered in alternate years. 

2120 Ethnic American Literatures (1). This course will focus on various aspects of African 
American, Asian American, Chicano, Jewish, Native American, and/or other ethnic American 
literatures will be studied. Content will vary. Offered in alternate years. 

2130 Women Writers (1). The particular writers, periods, and genres covered will vary, but the 
works of women writers will be read in the light of their cultural contexts and of current feminist 
methodologies. Texts will reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of women writing in English. 
Offered in alternate years. 


2440-2450 Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature (1). Courses in this category cross disciplinary 
boundaries and are cross-listed with another department. Possibilities include literature and 
history, literature and art, literature and philosophy, or literature and religion. 

3750 Special Topics in Literature and Culture (1). The specific content will vary, but this course 
will consider the interplay of texts and their cultural or multi-cultural contexts; the course may 
focus on such topics as new literature in English or on literature and popular culture in 
Victorian England. Offered in alternate years. 

Rhetoric, Writing and Pedagogy 

1010 Writing and Thinking (1). This course is designed to provide additional writing experience 
to students who have already taken Introduction to Liberal Studies. Prerequisite: Liberal Studies 
1000 and recommendation of instructor. 

2400 Introduction to Creative Writing (1). Students will study the forms, techniques, and 
processes of fiction, poetry, or script writing by reading models and by practicing their own 
writing. Students will discuss their own writing in the context of readings from traditional and 
contemporary works. The specific focus of the course will vary from year to year. 

2410 Expository Writing (1). This course will focus on the art of essay writing in various modes. 
Required readings will vary, but there will always be a substantial amount of writing and 
revising. Offered on demand. 

2420 Teaching Writing: A Practicum (1). This course is a practical study of how people learn to 
write, with attention to the student's own writing, examination of the writing process and of the 
theory and practice of teaching writing. Practice in tutoring in the Writing Center is an essential 
part of this course. 

2430 Journalism (1). This basic course teaches the skills of news writing and reporting, including 
the history and principles of journalism and the techniques of layout and copy writing. Offered 
on demand. 

3400 Writing and Reading Fiction (1). An advanced class in the reading and writing of fiction. 
Prerequisite: English 2400. Offered in alternate years. 

3410 Writing and Reading Poetry (1). An advanced class in the reading and writing of poetry 
Class time will be divided between discussing poems by writers outside the class and students' 
own work. Prerequisite: English 2400. Offered in alternate years. 

3760-3762 Special Projects in Writing (1/4, 1/2 or 1). This course is designed for students who 
want to pursue an independent writing project beyond work done in one of the established 
courses. Students must obtain permission of the instructor to register for this option. 

Modern Languages 

Associate Professors: Robert A. Quinn, Ph.D., Chair 

Priscilla Fermon, Ph.D. 
Robert Joel Kahn, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professors: Claudine Chadeyras, Ph.D. 

Karl Markgraf, Ph.D. 

Requirements tor Major: Students may complete a major in French or in Spanish with a minimum 
of nine courses in the same language. They are, however, encouraged to take eleven or more. 
To major in a modern language, students must successfully complete at least seven courses 
beyond the Basic level. Of the courses for the major, at least two must be literature courses - 
preferably the two sun/ey courses - taken at Millsaps. 


Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in French, German, or Spanish. Students 
are encouraged to take eight courses, but a minimum of six courses in the same language is 
required. To minor in a modern language, students must successfully complete at least four 
courses beyond the Basic level. Of the courses for the minor, at least one must be a literature 
course. All courses beyond the intermediate level must be taken at Millsaps. 

Placement in Modern Languages 
Since proficiency in a language can be both a culturally beneficial and financially rewarding 
skill, students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to learn a language well. 
To help decide the level at which students should study a modern language, the department 
gives a standard placement test just before the beginning of the (all semester. All entering 
students who have previously studied a language and wish to study a modern language at 
Millsaps must take this test. 

To satisfy the language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Liberal Studies 
degree, students must demonstrate proficiency at the Intermediate level (that is, score high 
enough on the placement test to show that their proficiency is equal to that of Millsaps students 
who have successfully completed the intermediate course) or present transcripts verifying that 
they have completed the equivalent of Millsaps' Basic and Intermediate language courses in 
a specific language. 

By taking this placement test and scoring high enough to demonstrate proficiency at the 
Intermediate level, students can satisfy the language requirement (that is, they will not be 
required to take the Basic and Intermediate courses). No academic credit, however, is awarded 
via the test. Those demonstrating proficiency at the Intermediate level are encouraged to 
continue their study of the language by taking advanced courses. 

Students whose score places them at the beginning of the Intermediate level must take and 
successfully complete the Intermediate course. Those whose score places them below the 
Intermediate level will be required to take the Basic courses and the Intermediate course in 
order to satisfy the language requirement. 

Students must take the prerequisites for each modern language course, or credit is not given 
for the more advanced course for which the prerequisite is listed. The only exception to taking 
the prerequisites is placement into courses via the department's standard placement test. With 
the consent of the department chair, the test can be administered at the beginning of the spring 


1000 Basic French I (1). An introduction to the essentials of vocabulary, grammar, and sentence 
structure. Primary emphasis on understanding and speaking. Secondary emphasis on reading 
and writing. Intended for students with no prior study of French. A minimum of one hour per 
week in the language laboratory. Taught only in fall and summer. 

1010 Basic French II (1). Continuation of Basic French. A minimum of one hour per week in the 
language laboratory. Prerequisite: French 1000. Taught only in spring and summer. 

2000 Intermediate French (1). Building on Basic French, this course focuses on the practical 
application of basic listening and speaking skills. Expands students' reading and writing skills. 
A minimum of one hour per week in language laboratory. Prerequisite; French 1010. Offered 
only in fall and summer. 

2110 Contemporary French Culture (1). Providing the insights into customs, gestures, and daily 
culture needed or interacting effectively with speakers of French, this transition course 
concentrates on reading skills in a conversational classroom environment. Taught primarily in 
French. Prerequisite: French 2000 or its equivalent. Required for all further study in French. 


2120 French for the Professions (1). Designed to improve students' knowledge of a chosen field 
(such as law, medicine, education, banl<ing, sociology, etc.) and their ability to communicate, 
especially in writing. Taught in French. Prerequisite: French 2110. Offered on demand 

3200 Survey of French Literature up to the Revolution (1). A close study of the major works 
produced in France from the Middle Ages to the Revolution. Taught in French. Prerequisite: 
French 2110. Offered in alternate years. 

3210 Survey of French Literature after the Revolution (1). A close study of the principal literary 
works produced in France from the time of the Revolution to the present. Taught in French. 
Prerequisite: French 2110. Offered in alternate years. 

3220 French Civilization (1). This course focuses on the art, music, film, legends, history, literary 
accomplishments, and cultural aspirations of French-speaking people. Taught in French. 
Prerequisite: French 2110. 

4750 Special Studies in French (1). Advanced, in-depth study of specific aspects of French 
literature, language, or culture. Taught in French. This course may be repeated for credit with 
a different topic. Prerequisite: French 2110 and consent of the instructor. Offered in alternate 

4800-4803 Directed Study In French (1/4 - 1). For advanced students who wish to do reading 
and research in special areas under the guidance of an instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the 
department chair. 


1000 Basic German I (1). An introduction to the essentials of vocabulary, grammar, and sentence 
structure. Primary emphasis on understanding and speaking. Secondary emphasis on reading 
and writing. Intended for students with no prior study of German. A minimum of one hour per 
week in the language laboratory. Taught only in fall and summer. 

1010 Basic German II (1). Continuation of Basic German. A minimum of one hour per week in the 
language laboratory. Prerequisite: German 1000. Taught only in spring or summer. 

2000 Intermediate German (1). Building on Basic German, this course focuses on the practical 
application of basic listening and speaking skills. Expands students' reading and writing skills. 
A minimum of one hour per week in language laboratory. Prerequisite: German 1010. Offered 
only in fall or summer 

2110 Contemporary German Culture (1). Providing the insights into customs, gestures, and daily 
culture needed for interacting effectively with speakers of German, this transition course 
concentrates on reading skills in a conversational classroom environment. Taught primarily in 
German. Prerequisite: German 2000. Required for all further study in German. 

2120 German for the Professions (1). Designed to improve students' knowledge of a chosen field 
(such as law, medicine, education, banking, sociology, etc.) and their ability to communicate, 
especially in writing. Taught in German. Prerequisite: German 2110. Offered on demand. 

3200 Survey of German Literature through the Reformation (1). A close study of the major 
works produced in German from the Middle Ages to the Reformation. Taught in German. 
Prerequisite: German 2110. Offered in alternate years. 

3210 Survey of German Literature after the Reformation (1). A close study of the principal 
literary works produced in Germany from the time of the Reformation to the present. Taught 
in German. Prerequisite: German 2110. Offered in alternate years. 

3220 German Civilization (1). This course focuses on the art, music, film, legends, history, literary 
accomplishments, and cultural aspirations of German-speaking people. Taught in German. 
Prerequisite: German 2110. 


4750 Special Studies in German (1). Advanced, in-depth study of specific aspects of German 
literature, language, or culture. Taught in German. This course may be repealed for credit with 
a different topic. Prerequisite: German 2110 and consent of the instructor. Offered in alternate 

4800-4803 Directed Study In German (1/4 - 1). For advanced students who wish to do reading 
and research in special areas under the guidance of an instructor. Prerequisite; Consent of the 
department chair. 


1000 Basic Spanish I (1). An introduction to the essentials of vocabulary, grammar, and sentence 
structure. Pnmary emphasis on understanding and speaking. Secondary emphasis on reading 
and writing. Intended lor students with no pnor study of Spanish. A minimum of one hour per 
week in the language laboratory. Taught only in fall and summer 

1010 Basic Spanish II (1). Continuation of Basic Spanish. A minimum of one hour per week in 
the language laboratory. Prerequisite: Spanish 1000. Taught only in the spring and summer. 

2000 Intermediate Spanish (1). Building on Basic Spanish, this course focuses on the practical 
application of listening and speaking skills. Expands students' reading and writing skills. A 
minimum of one hour per week in language laboratory. Prerequisite: Spanish 1010 or its 
equivalent. Offered only in fall and summer. 

2110 Contemporary Hispanic Culture (1). Providing the insights into customs, gestures, and daily 
culture needed for interacting effectively with speakers of Spanish, this transition course 
concentrates on reading skills in a conversational classroom environment. Taught primarily in 
Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 2000 or its equivalent. Required for all further study in Spanish. 

2120 Spanish for the Professions (1). Designed to improve students' knowledge of a chosen field 
(such as law, medicine, education, banking, sociology, etc.) and their ability to communicate, 
especially in writing. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 2110. Offered on demand. 

3200 Survey of Peninsular Literature (1). A close study of the major works produced in Spain 
from the Middle Ages to the present. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 2110. Offered 
in alternate years. 

3210 Survey of Spanish-American Literature (1). A close study of the principal literary works 
produced in Latin America from the time of its discovery to the present. Taught in Spanish. 
Prerequisite: Spanish 2110. Offered in alternate years. 

3220 Hispanic Civilization (1). This course focuses on the art, music, film, legends, history, 

literary accomplishments, and cultural aspirations of Spanish-speaking people. Taught in 

Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 2110. 
4750 Special Studies In Spanish (1). Advanced, in-depth study of specific aspects of Hispanic 

literature, language, or culture. Taught in Spanish. This course may be repeated for credit with 

a different topic. Prerequisite: Spanish 2110 and consent of the instructor. Offered in alternate 

4800-4803 Directed Study in Spanish (1/4 -1). For advanced students who wish to do reading 

and research in special areas under the guidance of an instructor. Prerequisite: consent of the 

department chair. 


Science and Mathematics 


Professor: James P. McKeown, Ph.D., Chair 

Associate Professors: Sarah L. Armstrong, Ph.D. 

Dick R. Highfill, Ph.D. 

Robert B. Nevins, IVI.S. 
Assistant Professor: Briton E. Shell, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree may complete a major 
In biology with a concentration in either organismal or molecular biology. Eight to nine courses 
are required, including the following: 

A. Organismal biology concentration: Introductory Cell Biology; Organismal Biology I; 
Organismal Biology II; Genetics; Biological Systematics; Senior Seminar; one of General 
Entomology, Ecology, Population Biology or Aquatic Biology; one of Comparative Vertebrate 
Morphology or Histology; one of Comparative Animal Physiology, General Bacteriology or 
Immunology and Virology. 

B. fvlolecular biology concentration: Introductory Cell Biology, Organismal Biology I, Organismal 
Biology II, Genetics, Molecular Biology, General Bacteriology, Immunology and Virology, 
Senior Seminar. 

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree may complete a major in biology with a general 
biology concentration. They are required to take Introductory Cell Biology, Organismal Biology 
I, Organismal Biology II, Genetics, Biological Systematics, Senior Seminar, and at least two 
courses chosen from the three areas of electives listed for the organismal biology 
concentration, and two approved electives in the natural sciences. 

Requirements for Minor: Student may elect a minor in biology with three courses beyond either 
Organismal Biology I or II. 

All students majoring or minoring in Biology must maintain a 2.50 average in their biology 

1000 Introductory Cell Biology (1). An examination of cytological, physiological and biochemical 
features common to all cells: metabolism, genetics, growth, movement and reproduction. 
Laboratories will include basic instrumentation and concepts of quantification. 

1010 Organismal Biology I (1). Examines the structures, life processes and evolutionary 
relationships among bacteria, protists, fungi and plants. 

1020 Organismal Biology II (1). Comparative morphology and physiology of invertebrate and 
vertebrate animals. 

2000 Genetics (1 ). Historical/developmental treatment of theories of biological inheritance with 
emphasis on the process of scientific discovery. Includes Mendelian cytogenetic, bacterial and 
molecular approaches to questions about the nature and function of the genetic material. 

2100 Comparative Vertebrate Morphology (1). An integrated course in vertebrate anatomy and 
embryology. Reproduction, organ systems, and a comparative study of the gross anatomy of 
the vertebrate systems. 

2200 Ecology (1). In-depth study of relationships of organisms with other organisms and with their 
physical environment, including population, community and ecosystem dynamics. 

2210 General Entomology (1). Identification, life history, ecology and evolutionary histories of the 
class Hexapoda. 


2220 Biological Systematics (1). The history, philosophy and practice of taxonomy; evolution and 
population genetics; the nature of taxonomic evidence including biometric techniques; 
nomenclature, Variation among practices with plants, animals and prokaryotes. 

3100 Histology (1). Microscopic anatomy of the different vertebrate systems, with an emphasis 
on basic tissue types. 

3120 Electron Microscopy (1). Theory and techniques of the electron microscope. Tissue 
preparation, handling and imaging with the scanning and transmission electron microscopes. 

3200 Aquatic Biology (1). Physical and biological processes in aquatic ecosystems, both 
freshwater and marine. Emphasis is on natural ecosystems and the impact on them of the 
activities of humans. 

3210 Field Biology (1). Environmental study trips throughout North America. Emphasis on ecology 
and community composition. Five-week summer program with approximately three weeks away 
from campus. 

3300 Molecular Biology (1). Students will consider the forms and functions of cells and their 
various components in terms of the molecules of which they are made. Special attention is 
given to the synthesis, sorting and organellar localization of proteins and to the genetic 
regulation of these processes. 

3400 Comparative Animal Physiology (1). Compares the physiology of animal groups from 
protozoan through chordate, Vertebrate physiology is emphasized. The course focuses on the 
unifying principles which allow cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems to accomplish the 
fundamental attributes of life: movement, growth, reproduction, metabolism and irritability. 

3500 General Bacteriology (1). Historical survey; bacterial structure, metabolism, genetics and 
taxonomy; role of bacteria in disease, industry, and ecology; common bacteriological 

3510 Immunology and Virology (1). The physiology, biochemistry and genetics of the immune 
response; viral structure, function and relationship to host. 

3700-3703 Undergraduate Research (1/2 -1). Students who are interested in doing research, 
approach an instructor who either has an ongoing research program or who has a number of 
research problems identified that the student can choose from. 

3710-3713 Reading and Conference in Biology (1). Course is offered when a student needs a 
special discipline covered to meet some professional requirement or a student wants to work 
with an instructor looking more deeply into a particular aspect of a discipline. 

3750-3753 Special Topics in Biology (1) 

3850-3853 Internship (1). Practical experience and training with selected research, educational, 

governmental and business institutions. 
4902-4912 Senior Seminar (1/2 - 1/2). Selected topics in the history of science, particularly 

biology, emphasizing the development of an integrated world view from the standpoint of 

current science. 



Professor: Roy Alfred Berry, Jr., Ph.D., Chair 

Allen David Bishop, Jr., Ph.D. 
Charles Eugene Cain, Ph.D. 
George Harold Ezell, Ph.D. 
Jimmie M. Purser, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professors: Timothy J. Ward, Ph.D. 

Johnnie-Marie Whitfield, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major In chemistry with the following nine and 
one-half courses in chemistry: Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Bonding; Properties of Matter; 
Organic Chemistry I; Organic Chemistry lA; Organic Chemistry II; Organic Chemistry HA; 
Quantitative Analysis; Applications of Quantitative Analysis; Chemical Separations; Organic 
Spectral Analysis; Physical Chemistry I; Literature of Chemistry; and Chemistry Seminar. In 
addition, they must take Analytical Geometry and Calculus I; General Physics I and II; 
Computer Survival; and two approved advanced electives in the natural sciences. Basic 
German or a reading knowledge is strongly recommended. 

Candidates for the bachelor's degree accredited by the American Chemical Society must have 
a 2.5 grade point average in chemistry and must also take Advanced Inorganic Chemistry; 
Instrumental Analysis; Physical Chemistry II; and Analytical Geometry and Calculus II. The two 
approved advanced electives must be in chemistry, physics, or mathematics. 

A grade below "C" will not be accepted for any of the above courses required of a chemistry 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in chemistry with one course beyond 
Organic Chemistry II and Organic Chemistry ll-A. 

1210 Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Bonding (1). An introduction to the theory, practice and 
methods of Chemistry. Development of atomic theory, atomic and molecular structure, chemical 
bonding, periodicity of the elements, stoichiometry, states of matter and basic energy 
considerations. The integrated laboratory includes chemical techniques/skills and methods for 
qualitative and quantitative analysis of data and their limitations. 

1220 Properties and Concepts of Matter (1). An introduction to the states of matter, solution and 
descriptive chemistry, equilibrium, thermodynamics, kinetics, oxidation and reduction and 
electrochemistry. The integrated laboratory develops chemical techniques and includes methods 
for qualitative and quantitative analysis. Prerequisite: Chemistry 2110. 

2110 Organic Chemistry I (1). first in a two-semester program in the application of chemical 
principles to organic compounds and the elucidation of their chemical and physical properties. 
Development of theoretical principles including structure determination, reaction mechanisms, 
kinetics, bond stability, experiment design, stereochemistry, and strategies of organic synthesis. 
Prerequisite: Chemistry 1220. Corequisite: Chemistry 2111. 

2111 Organic Chemistry lA (1/4). A coordinated one-quarter course (with Organic Chemistry I) 
emphasizing organic synthesis, separation techniques, spectral analysis, and testing of 
mechanism theory and relative rates. Corequisite: Chemistry 2110. 

2120 Organic Chemistry II (1). Second part of a two-semester program, a study of the more 
common oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, and halogen derivatives of carbon. Emphasis is on their 
structure, stereochemistry, preparation, chemical reactions, and physical properties and their 
relation to the properties of bio-molecules. Prerequisite: Chemistry 2110. Corequisite: Chemistry 


2121 Organic Chemistry II A (1/4). A coordinated one-quarter course (with Organic Chemistry II) 
emphasizing more advanced syntheses and use of instruments for separation techniques and 
spectral analysis. Corequisite: Chemistry 2120. 

2310 Quantitative Analysis (1). This course will cover the use of basic statistical methods to treat 
sample data. Theories and concepts studied include solution equilibria, acid-base theory, 
oxidation-reduction, complexation and solubility equilibria. An introduction to potentiometric and 
spectroscopic techniques. Prerequisite; Chemistry 1220. Corequisite; Chemistry 2312. 

2312 Applications of Quantitative Analysis (1/2). Gravimetric, titrimefric and volumetric methods 
along with statistical methods to evaluate data are presented in the laboratory. Various 
unknowns are determined utilizing the basic techniques described above. The laboratory will 
also introduce potentiometry and UV-Visible spectroscopy Corequisite; Chemistry 2310. 

2320 Principles of Chemical Separations (1). Techniques covered include crystallization, 
distillation, gas and liquid chromatography counter current chromatography micellar 
chromatography electrophoretic techniques, and field flow fractionation. This course will also 
examine general transport theory, formation and properties of Gaussian zones, diffusion, zone 
broadening, concepts of plate height, resolution, and peak capacity A laboratory section is 
included in the course. Prerequisite; Chemistry 2310, 

3110 Advanced Organic Chemistry (1). An in-depth study of major organic mechanisms, along 
with selected topics such as symphoria, heterocyclics, polymers and molecular orbital modeling. 
Stereo-chemical and mechanistic applications are discussed including their application to bio- 
molecules. Prerequisite; Chemistry 2120. 

3122 Organic Spectral Analysis (1). Theory and practice of instrumental analysis of organic 
compounds. Emphasis is on interpretation of data from modern instrumentation. Capabilities 
and limitations of spectral analyses are considered. Prerequisite; Chemistry 2120. 

3210 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (1). A course designed primarily for students who are 
pursuing the American Chemical Society accredited degree in chemistry This course is an 
overview of the principles of advanced inorganic chemistry including, applications of group 
theory and symmetry, molecular bonding theories, nomenclature, kinetics and mechanisms, 
organometallics, polymers, and advanced inorganic laboratory techniques. The course has a 
lecture and laboratory component. Prerequisite; Chemistry 2310, Mathematics 2230. 
Prerequisite or corequisite; Chemistry 3410. 

3320 Instrumental Analysis (1). An introduction to the basic design and theory of operation for 
modern instrumentation. Topics to be covered include flame spectroscopy, UV-vis spectroscopy 
fluorescence and phosphorescence, IR, NMR, potentiometry mass spectrometry, and an 
introduction to electroanalytical techniques. This course will emphasize the practical applications 
and limitations of each technique. Included in the course is a laboratory period. Prerequisite: 
Chemistry 3410 or consent of instructor. 

3410 Physical Chemistry I (1). Physical thermodynamics, equilibrium, properties of solutions of 
nonelectrolytes, phase rule, and states of matter. The integrated laboratory includes 
experiments in the above areas. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1220. Prerequisite or corequisite: 
Chemistry 2310. 

3420 Physical Chemistry II (1). Kinetics, nuclear chemistry, quantum chemistry, molecular bonding 
and structure, and surface chemistry. An integrated laboratory is included in the course. 
Prerequisite; Chemistry 2310, Mathematics 2230. 

3730 Geochemistry (1), An introduction to the application of chemical principles to geologic 
systems: carbonate equilibria, clay colloidal chemistry, Eh-pH diagrams, chemical weathering, 
organic materials in sediments and phase diagrams. Prerequisite: Chemistry 3410 or consent 
of instructor. 


3610 Biochemistry I (1). An introduction to the structure, dynamics and function of 
macromolecules: proteins, nucleic acids, and complex lipids. Topics include enzyme kinetics, 
mechanisms of enzyme action, biological membranes, and protein biosynthesis. When 
appropriate, laboratory exercises will be utilized to illustrate both methodology and theoretical 
concepts. Prerequisites; Chemistry 2120, Biology 1000. 

3620 Biochemistry II (1). An introduction to the basic concepts and design of metabolism. Topics 
include the generation and storage of metabolic energy, control of gene expression, and the 
application of biochemical principles to physiological processes. When appropriate, laboratory 
exercises will be utilized to illustrate both methodology and theoretical concepts. Prerequisites: 
Chemistry 2120, Biology 1000. 

3700-3703 Undergraduate Research (1/2-1). Library and laboratory research in special areas 
under the guidance of the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. 

3750-3753 Special Topics in Chemistry (1). Special areas of study not regularly offered, for an 
organized class of interested students. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. 

3800-3803 Independent Study (1). Following the basic courses this offering will permit a student 
to pursue an advanced topics under the direction of the appropriate chemistry staff member. 

3850-3853 Internship (1). Practical experience and training with selected research, educational, 
governmental, and business institutions. Credit/no credit grading only. Prerequisite: Consent of 
the instructor. 

4912 Literature of Chemistry (1/2). Processing and managing information from the chemical 
literature with oral and written presentations. History of chemistry and the proper use of 
chemical literature are included. Prerequisites or corequisites: Chemistry 2120, 2320, 3410. 

4922 Chemistry Seminar (1/2). Designed to connect and integrate basic chemical principles in 
conjunction with oral and written presentations of scientific works. Prerequisites or corequisites: 
Chemistry 2120, 2320, 3410. 

Computer Studies 

Professors: Allen D. Bishop, Jr., Ph.D. 

Jimmie M. Purser, Ph.D. 
Robert A. Shive, Jr., Ph.D. 

Associate Professor: Cloyd L. Ezell, Ph.D., Chair 

Assistant Professor: Robert W. McCarley, M.S. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in computer studies with a concentration 
in either computer science or computer information systems. The computer science 
concentration is intended to prepare students for graduate studies or technical careers in 
computing, while the concentration in computer information systems prepares students for 
careers that deal with the applications of computing. All students pursuing a major in computer 
studies must take Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Computer Programming, 
Computer Organization and Machine Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, and both 
semesters of Seminar. In addition they must take courses specific to their concentration for a 
total of nine and one-half courses in the department. 

A. Computer science concentration: Programming Languages, Theory and Design of Operating 
Systems or Computer Architecture; Analytic Geometry and Calculus II, Introduction to 
Advanced Mathematics; and four additional courses selected from the following: (a) 
Programming in FORTRAN or Systems Programming in C, (b) any computer studies course 
numbered 3000 or higher (at least two), (c) Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, 


Mathematical Modeling, Mathematical Statistics I, or Mathematical Statistics II and (d) 
Digital Electronics. 

B. Computer information systems concentration: File Structures and Processing. Systems 
Analysis and Design, Analytic Geometry and Calculus I, an approved statistics course, and 
four additional courses selected from the following: (a) Computer Survival, (b) Programming 
in FORTRAN or Systems Programming in C, (c) any computer studies course numbered 
3000 or higher (at least two), (d) Linear Algebra, Numencal Analysis, Mathematical 
Modeling. Mathematical Statistics I, or Mathematical Statistics II. (e) Survey of Accounting, 
or Cost Accounting, and (f) Introduction to Management, Operations Management, 
Management Information Systems, or Introduction to Management Science. 

A grade below a "C will not be accepted for any computer studies course required for the 

Requirements tor Minor: Students may elect a minor in computer studies with four computer 
studies courses, at least two of which must be at 2000 level or above. 

1000 Computer Survival (1). Introduction to the use of computer software and hardware including 
introduction to operating systems, editors, electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, 
relational databases, and statistical packages available on the campus network. This course 
emphasizes problem solving in the utilization of computer resources. 

1010 Introduction to Computer Science (1). An overview of the principles of computer science, 
including perspectives on the computer/person interface; computer architecture and systems; 
and algorithms and programs. This course is prerequisite to all advanced courses in Computer 

1020 Principles of Computer Programming (1). An indepth study of algorithm and program design 
using the Pascal language. Includes top-down design, object oriented design, data abstraction, 
dynamic allocation of memory, recursive techniques, and program verification. Prerequisite: 
Comp 1010. 

2100 Computer Organization and Machine Programming (1). An introduction to the architecture 
and operation of a computer system. Includes data representation, assembly language 
programming, addressing methods, subroutines, assemblers, and linkers. Prerequisite: Comp 

2200 Systems Programming in C (1). An examination of the C++ computer language with 
applications in systems programming. Topics include interrupt driven code, terminate-and-stay 
resident programs, device drivers, and object-based programming. Prerequisite: Comp 2100 or 
consent of instructor. 

2210 File Structures and Processing (1). A study of the methods used for organizing data on 
peripheral devices. Topics include sequential and random access techniques, searching, 
sorting, merging, indexed-sequential access and multiple key file organizations. The COBOL 
programming language is used. Prerequisite: Comp 1020. Offered in alternate years. 

2220 Programming in FORTRAN (1). FORTRAN programming including software design, syntax 
and coding rules and development techniques. Prerequisite: Comp 1010. Offered on demand. 

2300 Data Structures and Algorithms (1). A study of the use and implementation of the various 
structures for storing data. Also includes computability theory, computational complexity theory, 
and parallel computation. Prerequisite: Comp 1020. 

3100 Data Communications and Networks (1). Theoretical and practical factors in data 
communications including historical aspects, communications equipment, transmission media, 
protocols, error effects, topologies, architectures and network strategies. Laboratory experience 
in network development and management. Prerequisite: Comp 1020. Offered in alternate 


3110 Computer Architecture (1). Comparative architectures, systems structure and evaluation, 
memory and process management, resource allocation, protection, and concurrent processes, 
current trends in system design and operations. Prerequisite: Comp 2100. Offered in alternate 

3200 Programming Languages (1). Formal definition of programming languages. Properties of 
languages including the scope of declarations, storage allocation, groupings of statements, 
binding time, subroutines, coroutines, list processing, string manipulation and data descriptions. 
Prerequisites: Comp 2300. Offered in alternate years. 

3210 Systems Analysis and Design (1). System development life cycle, CASE tools, decision 
tables, data collection and analysis, systems planning and design, computer system evaluation 
and selection, and implementation of systems are topics included in this course. Prerequisite: 
Comp 23O0. 

3220 Database Management (1). Design of on-line file systems, organization and maintenance of 
sequential, random access, and indexed sequential data based systems. Directories, hashing, 
inverted files and other database management techniques. Prerequisite: Comp 2300. Ottered 
in alternate years. 

3300 Theory and Design of Operating Systems (1). Multiprogramming and multiprocessing 
systems, mapping and binding of address, storage management, process and resource control, 
analysis of file structures and file management. Prerequisites: Comp 2100 and 2300. Comp 
2200 is strongly recommended. Offered in alternate years. 

331 Automata, Computability, and Compiler Theory (1 ). Automata, Turing machines, and theory 
of computation, techniques of compiler design, lexical analysis and parsing, classification of 
grammars. Prerequisites: Comp 2300. Offered in alternate years. 

3400 Artificial Intelligence (1). Concepts and techniques of artificial intelligence, production 
systems and pattern matching, search strategies and heuristics, knowledge representation, 
logic. Prerequisite: Comp 2300. Offered in alternate years. 

341 Computer Graphics (1 ). Design, construction, and utilization of interactive computer graphics. 
Device independent development of two and three dimensional transformations, clipping, 
windows, perspective, hidden lines, and animation. Graphics primitives and GKS. Laboratory 
applications using diverse graphics hardware and software. Prerequisite: Comp 1020 and Math 
1220. Offered in alternate years. 

3420 Digital Image Processing (1). Hardware and software issues in image processing. Document 
storage and retrieval with particular emphasis on optical systems. COM/CAR, WORMS, 
compression techniques, OCR, scanners, networks, document processing software and 
laboratory applications of selected processes. Prerequisite: Comp 1010. Offered in alternate 

3430 Computer-Based Instructional Systems (1). This course presents the principles and 
methods of computer-based instructional systems. Case studies, team exercises, and the use 
and development of software tools are included. Both mainframe and microcomputer 
environments are considered. Prerequisites: Comp 1000 and 1010. Offered in alternate years. 

3500 Discrete Structures (1). Algebras and algorithms, lattices and Boolean algebras, graphs and 
digraphs, monoids and groups. Prerequisites: Comp 1010 and Math 2310 (Same as Math 
3560). Offered in alternate years. 

3750-3753 Selected Topics (1/4 - 1). 

3800-3803 Directed Study (1/4 - 1). 

4901-4911 Seminar (1/4 - 1/4). Discussion of current problems and trends in computing. 
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. 



Associate Professor: Delbert E. Gann, Ph.D., Chair 

Assistant Professor: Edward L Schrader, Ph.D. 

David A. Mercer, M.S. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in geology with eleven courses, 
including Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Crystallography, Mineralogy, Petrology, 
Invertebrate Paleontology, Principles of Stratigraphy/Sedimentation, Structural Geology, Optical 
Mineralogy, Field Methods and Field Geology. A topics course in geology may substitute for 
Physical Geology. Field Geology may be taken at Millsaps or at another university. Majors must 
also take Analytic Geometry and Calculus I, General Inorganic Chemistry I & II, Quantitative 
Analysis, and General Physics I & II. In addition. Computer Survival is strongly recommended. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in geology with four courses beyond 
Physical Geology and Historical Geology. These courses must include Mineralogy and 
Pnnciples of Stratigraphy/Sedimentation. 

1000 Physical Geology (1). Study of the Earth, the rocks which comprise its surface, erosional 
and depositional processes, vulcanism, deformation, plate tectonics and economic deposits. 
One field trip. 

1020 Historical Geology (1). Study of successive events leading to the present configuration of 
the continental masses, accounting for the kinds and distribution of surface rocks and minerals 
and the inter-relationships of plate tectonics. 

1030 Geomorphology (1). The geology of land forms. The physiographic provinces and sections 
of the United States are studied systematically, but most emphasis is placed on the Coastal 
Plain. Prerequisite: Geology 1000-1020. Offered on demand. 

2100 Crystallography (1). The crystallographic systems illustrated by mineral crystals, laboratory- 
grown crystals, geometric models. X-ray structure, and X-ray diffraction procedures. Introduction 
to mineral chemistry with respect to crystalline order. Prerequisite: Geology 1000. 

2110 Mineralogy (1). Geometrical, physical and chemical properties, genesis, and atomic 
structures of minerals. Use is made of X-ray diffraction equipment, spectroscope, density 
balances, and scanning and transmission electron microscopes. Prerequisites: Geology 2100 
or consent of instructor. 

2120 Optical Mineralogy (1). An introduction to the petrographic microscope and its relationship 
to the reflective, refractive and polarizing properties of light for the identification of mineral 
fragments and minerals in thin section. Prerequisite: Geology 2110. 

2200 Invertebrate Paleontology (1). Classification and morphology of fossil invertebrates with 
reference to evolutionary history and environment. Field trips to collect representative fossils. 
Prerequisite: Geology 1000-1020 or consent of instructor. 

2300 Petrology (1). Introduction to the origins, processes, occurrences, associations, structures, 
compositions, and classifications of rocks. The emphasis is on macroscopic and microscopic 
identification of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Prerequisite: Geology 2110 or 
consent of instructor. 

231 Principles of Stratigraphy/Sedimentation (1 ). Rock sequences, lithologic and palaeontologic 
facies of various parts of the United States and basic sedimentological principles. Prerequisite: 
Geology 1000-1020. 

3300 Economic Geology (1). The chief economic rocks and minerals of the United States and 
other countries, with consideration of their stratigraphy, genesis, value, and use. Prerequisite: 
Geology 1000-1020 and 2110. 


3310 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (1). A petrologic study of the megascopic and 
microscopic characteristics of igneous and metamorphic rocks and their use in rock 
classification. Practice in identification through the use of hand specimens and thin sections. 
Prerequisite: Geology 2300 and 2120. 

3320 Sedimentary Petrology (1). Unconsolidated and consolidated sedimentary rocks as 
determined by megascopic and microscopic mineralogy. Procedures in sedimentary petrology 
and interpretation of sedimentary environments. Genesis and classification of the sedimentary 
rocks. Prerequisite: Geology 2300 and 2120. Offered on demand. 

3400 Petroleum Geology (1). The applications of geology to the petroleum industry, theories on 
origin, problems in migration, oil traps, subsurface methods, and occurrences of oil and gas. 
Prerequisite: Geology 1000-1020. Offered in alternate years. 

3410 Structural Geology (1). Structural features of the rocks comprising the earth's crust, their 
origin, and their classification. Prerequisite: Geology 1000-1020. 

3420 Geochemistry (1). An introduction into the application of chemical principles of geological 
systems: carbonate equilibria, clay colloid chemistry, Eh-Ph diagrams, chemical weathering, 
organic materials in sediments, and phase diagrams. Prerequisite: Geology 1000-1020 and 
1020 and Chemistry 2100-2110. 

3751-3753 Special Problems (1/4, 1/2, 3/4). Open to geology majors and some special non- 
geology majors who have interest in pursuing individual field or laboratory problems. 
Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 

3800-3803 Directed Study (1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1). Open to geology majors and some non-geology 
majors who desire pursuing a directed course of study in geology not currently available in the 
geology curriculum. Prerequisite: Geology 1020 or consent of instructor. 

4300-4306 Field Geology (1 - 1 1/2). Practical training in the standard methods of geologic field 
work. Prerequisite: to be determined by the university or universities operating the course, but 
should include Geology 1000, 1020, 2300, 2310, and 3410 as a minimum. 

4311 Field Methods (1). A course designed to introduce field geology and familiarize students with 
plane table and alidade, Brunton compass and field mapping procedures. Prerequisite: Geology 

4400 Geochemistry and Pollution of Natural Waters (1). Introduction to the geochemical 
processes and mechanisms of natural waters and the effects of common forms of pollution on 
the natural system. Pollution remediation techniques are discussed. Prerequisite: Chemistry 
1000, Geology 1000, or approval of instructor. 

4410 Geophysics (1). Basic geophysical techniques of gravity, magnetics, seismic reflection, 
seismic refraction and seismology will be studied and related to earth structure and tectonics. 
Prerequisite: Geology 1000. 


Professors: Kathleen Ann Drude, Ph.D., Chair 

Robert A. Shive, Jr., Ph.D. 

Assistant Professors: Alan S. Graves, Ph.D. 

Mark J. Lynch, Ph.D. 
Herman L McKenzie, M.S. 

Instructors: Gayla Dance, M.A. 

Martha A. Goss, M.A. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in mathematics with ten courses, 
including Analytic Geometry and Calculus l-lll, Introduction to Advanced Mathematics, Senior 
Seminar and five courses numbered above 3000 with at least two of these numbered above 
4000. A grade of "C" or better is required in each of these five courses. Majors are also 
required to take Introduction to Computer Science and at least one course chosen from 
General Physics, Quantitative Analysis or Physical Chemistry. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in mathematics by completing Analytic 
Geometry and Calculus III, Introduction to Advanced Mathematics and at least two courses in 
mathematics numbered above 3000. A grade of "C" or better is required in each of these two 
courses. In addition, Introduction to Computer Science is required. 

1000 Contemporary Mathematics (1). A topics course in contemporary mathematics which 
combines the history of mathematics, its people and its concepts, with a variety of real-life 
applications. An emphasis is placed upon problem solving and the development of problem 
solving skills. Topics include numbers and numerals, algebraic models, geometry, logic and 
proofs, trigonometry, mathematics of finance, probability, statistics, and calculus. 

1100 College Algebra (1). Topics include solving equations and inequalities, functions and their 
graphs, systems of equations and inequalities, and elementary analytic geometry. A preparatory 
course for Mathematics 1210. Credit is not allowed for both Mathematics 1100 and 
Mathematics 1130. Prerequisite: high school geometry, second year high school algebra or 
departmental approval. 

1110 College Trigonometry (1). The basic analytic and geometric properties of the trigonometric 
functions are studied. A preparatory course for the calculus sequence. Credit is not allowed for 
both Mathematics 1110 and Mathematics 1130. Prerequisite: Mathematics 11 00 or departmental 

1130 Precalculus (1), The basic analytic and geometric properties of the algebraic and 
trigonometric functions with an emphasis on the latter. A preparatory course for the calculus 
sequence. Students who need a review of algebra techniques should take Mathematics 
1100 and Mathematics 1110 instead of Mathematics 1130. Credit is not allowed for either 
Mathematics 1100 or Mathematics 1110 and Mathematics 1210. Prerequisite: high school 
geometry, second year high school algebra or department approval. 

1210 Survey of Calculus (1). Limits, the derivative, applications of the derivative with focus on 
applications in business and the social sciences, antiderivatives and applications of the definite 
integral. Credit is not allowed for both Mathematics 1210 and Math 1220. Prerequisite: 
Mathematics 1100 or 1130 or departmental approval. 

1220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (1). Limits, continuity of functions, the derivative, 
antiderivatives, integrals. The Fundamental Theorem and applications. Credit is not allowed 
for both Mathematics 1210 and Mathematics 1220. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1100-1110 or 
1130 or departmental approval. 


1500 Elementary Statistics (1). Introduction to descriptive statistics, probability, binomial, normal, 
geometric and Poisson distributions, sampling, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression 
with applications to biology, sociology, psychology education and other disciplines. No prior 
knowledge of statistics is assumed. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1000 or 1100. 

2230 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (1). Integration techniques, applications of the integral, 
the properties of exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, 
indeterminate forms and improper integrals. Prerequisite; Mathematics 1220 or departmental 

2240 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (1). A continuation of Mathematics 2230. Infinite series, 
partial derivatives, multiple integrals and their applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2230 or 
departmental approval. 

2310 Introduction to Advanced Mathematics (1). Topics include logic and proofs, set theory 
relations, functions, cardinality, and an axiomatic development of the real number system. 
Prerequisite: Mathematics 2230. 

3410 College Geometry (1). A study of advanced topics in Euclidean geometry, and an 
introduction to non-Euclidean geometries. Selected topics from finite and projective geometries. 
Prerequisite: Mathematics 1220. 

3540 Differential Equations (1). An introduction to ordinary differential equations, emphasizing 
equations of first and second order; linear differential equations of higher order and applications 
to geometry, physics, chemistry and medicine. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2230. 

3560 Discrete Structures (1). Algebras and algorithms, lattices and Boolean Algebras, graphs and 

digraphs, monoids and groups. Prerequisites: Computer 1010, Mathematics 2230 and 2310. 

(Same as Computer 3500.) Offered in alternate years. 
3570 Numerical Analysis (1). Solutions of non-linear equations and systems of linear equations; 

error analysis; numerical integration and differentiation; solution of differential equations; 

interpolation and approximation. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2310, 3650 and a programming 

language. Offered in alternate years. 

3580 Mathematical Modeling (1). Model construction, linear optimization, chains, graphs and 
networks; growth processes. Practical aspects of modeling. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2240 and 
3540 or consent of instructor Offered on demand. 

3620 Elementary Number Theory (1). Prime numbers and their distribution; divisibility properties 
of the integers; Diophantine equations and their applications; theory of congruences; Fermat's 
Theorem; Fibonacci numbers and continued fractions as well as the historical background in 
which the subject evolved. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2310. 

3650 Linear Algebra (1). Systems of linear equations with emphasis on the Gauss-Jordan 
technique; determinants; geometric vectors with applications to analytic geometry and physics; 
real finite dimensional vector spaces with applications through linear transformations; 
eigenvectors; eigenvalues; orthogonal diagonalization and symmetric matrices. Prerequisite: 
Mathematics 2230. 

3750-3752 Selected Topics in Advanced Mathematics (1/2 or 1), Topics chosen from areas such 
as applied mathematics, complex variables, graph theory, and combinatorics. Prerequisite: 
Consent of department chair. 

4510-4520 Mathematical Statistics (1). Topics include sample spaces; discrete and continuous 
probability distributions; independence and conditional probability; properties of distributions of 
discrete and random variables; moment-generating functions; sampling distributions and 
parameter estimation. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2240 and 2310. Offered in alternate years. 


4620 Abstract Algebra (1). A rigorous treatment of groups, rings, ideals, isomorphisms, and 
homomorphisms, integral domains, and fields. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2310. Offered in 
alternate years. 

4630-4640 Advanced Calculus (1). A rigorous treatment of limits, continuity, differentiation, 
integration, and convergence in n-dimensional Euclidean spaces; introduction to complex 
analysis in the second course. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2310. Offered in alternate years. 

4660 Topology (1). Consideration of topological spaces, including metric spaces, product spaces, 
and quotient spaces; separation axioms; connectedness; compactness; and continuous 
functions. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2310. Offered in alternate years. 

4800-4802 Directed Study (1/2 or 1). Reading and research in advanced mathematics. 
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor 

4902-4912 Senior Seminar (1/2). Reading and research in advanced mathematics; group and 
individual presentations both oral and written; preparation for comprehensive examination; 
opportunities to expand understanding of topics of interest to the individual student. 
Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of the instructor. 


Associate Professor: Asif Khandker, Ph.D., Chair 

Assistant Professor: Oscar Edwin Pruet, Ph.D. 

Requirements for IVIajor: Students may complete a major in physics with ten courses, including 
General Physics l-ll, Modern Physics, Electromagnetism, Electronics for Scientists, Classical 
Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Advanced Laboratory l-ll. Similarities in 
Physics, and Senior Seminar Prospective majors should take General Physics l-ll no later than 
the sophomore year. 

Requirements for Minor: Students may elect a minor in physics with three courses beyond 
General Physics I and II. The courses must be approved by the department chair. 

IVIathematics Requirements 

Students interested in maintaining the option of study in physics or related fields (eg. pre- 
engineering) are urged to begin their mathematics course work at Millsaps as early as possible 
and at the highest level possible. It is strongly recommended that a minimum of Calculus I, II, 
III as well as Differential Equations be taken by all physics or pre-engineering majors. 

1000 General Physics I (1). A broad introduction to general physics for students who have taken 
an introductory calculus course. Main areas covered are mechanics and waves. Specific topics 
include vectors, kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, rotation, equilibrium, wave motion and 
sound. Includes laboratory. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1220 or consent of instructor. 

1010 General Physics II (1). The continuation of General Physics I. General topics covered are 
electricity, magnetism and optics. Specific topics include electrostatics, current electricity, 
magnetostatics, time varying fields, geometrical and physical optics. Includes laboratory. 
Prerequisite: Physics 1000. 

2000 IVIodern Physics (1). An introduction to the special theory of relativity and its consequences. 
Black body radiation and the particle aspects of electromagnetic radiation. Fundamentals of 
quantum physics, introduction to the Schrodinger equation and simple applications. Prerequisite: 
Physics 1010. 


2010 Applications of Modern Physics (1). Application of elementary quantum mechanical 
concepts to explain physical phenomena occurring in atoms, nuclei and solids. Topics include 
lasers, molecular structure, bonding in solids, band theory, nuclear structure, radioactivity 
nuclear fusion and elementary particles. Prerequisite: Physics 2000. Offered on demand. 

2750-2753 Special Topics or Laboratories In Physics (1/4 - 1). This course deals with areas not 
covered in other physics courses or laboratories. It is intended primarily for sophomores and 
juniors at an intermediate physics level. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. 

3100 Classical Mechanics (1). Dynamics of a single particle, including Newton's laws, momentum, 
energy, angular momentum, harmonic oscillator, gravitation and central force motion. The 
Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation will also be emphasized. Prerequisite: Physics 1010. 
Corequisite: Mathematics 3540. Offered in alternate years. 

3110 Electromagnetism (1). Fields, conductors, dielectric media, Laplace's and Poisson's 
equations. Direct and alternating currents, magnetic induction and forces, electromagnetic 
energy. Maxwell's equations with applications. Prerequisite: Physics 1010. Corequisite: 
Mathematics 3540. Offered in alternate years. 

3120 Thermal Physics (1). An introduction to equilibrium statistical mechanics with implications for 
thermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gases. Topics include, density of states, entropy and 
probability, partition functions, classical and quantum distribution functions. Prerequisite: Physics 
2000. Offered in alternate years. 

3130 Optics (1). Geometrical optics: reflection, refraction, ray tracing and aberrations. Physical 
optics: wave theory, absorption, dispersion, diffraction and polarization. Properties of light from 
lasers, photodetectors and optical technology. Prerequisite: Physics 1010 or consent of 
instructor. Offered in alternate years. 

3140 Quantum Mechanics (1). Postulates of quantum mechanics, operators, eigenfunctions and 
eigenvalues. Function spaces, Hermitian operators and time development of state functions. 
Schrodinger's equation in one dimension, harmonic oscillator, rectangular potential barrier and 
the WKB approximation. Problems in three dimensions, angular momentum. Hydrogen atom 
and theory of radiation. Matrix mechanics and spin. Prerequisite: Physics 2000, Mathematics 
3540. Offered in alternate years. 

3202 Advanced Physics Laboratory I (1/2). Experiments of classical and contemporary 
importance selected from various fields of Physics. Experiments often deal with topics that have 
not been treated in other courses. Some areas of experimentation include interferometry, 
microwaves. X-rays and nuclear physics. Prerequisite: Physics 2000 or consent of instructor. 

3212 Advanced Physics Laboratory II (1/2). Continuation of Advanced Physics Laboratory I, with 
the understanding that students will be expected to acquire an appreciation of the significance 
of the experiments performed through independent study. Prerequisite: Physics 3202. 

3300 Electronics for Scientists (1). The emphasis of this course is on analog electronics, 
including DC and AC circuit analysis, diode circuits, semiconductor devices, amplifier circuits, 
operational amplifiers and oscillators. Includes laboratory. Prerequisite: Physics 1010 or Consent 
of instructor. Offered in alternate years. 

3310 Digital Electronics (1). Introduction to electronic processing of digitally coded information. 
Includes binary mathematic, Boolean algebra, logic gates, storage elements and sequential 
logic, memory and processor circuits and microcomputer organization. Includes laboratory. 
Prerequisite: Physics 3300 or consent of instructor. Offered on demand. 

3750-3753 Special Problems in Physics (1/4 - 1). The student may begin to study topics of 
interest through readings and research. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 

3700-3703 Undergraduate Research (1/4 - 1). The student may continue to study topics of 
interest through readings and research. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 


3760-3763 Advanced Special Topics or Laboratories in Physics (1/4 - 1). Deals with areas not 
covered in other physics courses or laboratories. Aimed primarily at juniors and seniors at the 
intermediate or advanced level. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 

3850-3853 Internship (1/4 - 1). Practical experience and training with selected research, 
educational, governmental and business institutions. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 

4902 Similarities in Physics (1/2). Analysis of the similarities that occur in many diverse fields of 
physics by oral and written presentations. Also includes presenting information processed from 
physical literature. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 

4912 Senior Seminar (1/2). A continuation of the theme in Similarities in Physics. Emphasis is 
placed on a unified approach to problem solving. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 


1000 General Astronomy (1). History of the attempts to understand the universe, nature of light 
and astronomical instruments. Topics in the study focusing on the solar system include gravity, 
planetary motion, composition of planets and their atmospheres, comets and meteors. 

1010 Stellar Astronomy (1). A study of stars and groups of stars Investigation of the sun as a 
star. Star clusters and galaxies, the Milky Way. Variable stars, quasars, black holes and 
cosmology. Prerequisite: Astronomy 1000. Offered on demand. 


Social and Behavioral Sciences 


Professor: James A. Montgomery, Ed.D. 

Associate Professors: Jeanne Middleton Forsytfie, Ed.D., Chair 

Mary Ann Edge, Ed.D. 
Marlys T. Vaughn, Ph.D. 

Assistant Prpfessors: Thomas L Ranager, M.Ed. 

Connie Schimmel, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in Elementary Education with the 
following ten courses in education: Human Growth and Development, Classroom Methods and 
Management, Literacy, Assessment and Learning, Internship, Reading Instruction, Education 
for the Exceptional Population, Educational Theory, Policy and Practice, and Curriculum Lab. 
In addition, students must complete two electives approved by the department chair. Computer 
Survival, and a semester of Student Teaching, which is the equivalent of three courses. 
Satisfactory completion of the Elementary Education major also meets the requirements for 
Elementary Teacher Certification. 

Millsaps does not offer a major in Secondary Education but does provide Secondary Teacher 
Certification for students who major in an academic discipline and take the prescribed courses 
for certification. These courses include Human Growth and Development, Computer Survival, 
Classroom Methods and Management, Curriculum Lab, Assessment and Learning, Internship, 
Education for the Exceptional Population, Educational Theory, Policy and Practice, and Student 
Teaching. In addition, students must complete two electives approved by the department chair. 

Requirement for Minor: Students may elect a minor in education with a specific area of emphasis. 
See the chair of the Department of Education for a specific course of study. 

Teacher Education Program 

The Teacher Education Program is designed to help students become more deliberate in their 
thinking about the profession of teaching and the variety of opportunities the profession offers 
for challenge and service. The faculty in the Department of Education endeavor to be 
particularly attentive to the developmental needs of prospective teachers as they matriculate 
through the certification program. Carefully crafted and supervised field experiences and 
internships are distinctive features of Millsaps College teacher education. The importance of 
the liberal arts in education, the need for reflection on teaching and professional practice, and 
the belief that the competent teacher education graduate is one who can think, act, and 
especially teach in a morally responsible manner are integrated throughout the Millsaps College 
Teacher Education Program. Teacher certification can be earned concurrently with any other 
major or degree during the four year undergraduate experience. For a specific course of study 
leading to teacher certification at the elementary or secondary level, please see the chair of 
the Department of Education. 

There are certain entrance standards which must be met prior to achieving full status in 
the Teacher Education Program. These entrance requirements include: completion of the core 
curriculum, a minimum grade point average of 2.50, and the appropriate score on both the 
Communication Skills and General Knowledge tests of the National Teacher Examination. A 
student must also complete all application procedures with the Chair of the Department of 
Education. The Teacher Education Comprehensive Examination requires all four components 
of the National Teacher Examination. (Students are requested to have copies of their NT' 


scores sent directly to the Mississippi State Department of Education.) To receive the 
College's recommendation for teacher certification, the student must maintain the 2.50 
G.P.A., pass the Professional Knowledge and Specialty Area tests of the National Teacher 
Examination no later than the semester prior to graduation, and complete the Portfolio for 
Comprehensive Examination with the Department of Education as appropriate. 

1000 Society and Education (1). An introduction to the critical issues which influence the practice 

of education from preschool through higher education at the local, state, national, and 
international level. This course is especially helpful to students interested in teaching or other 
social service related fields. 

2100 Deaf Culture/American Sign Language (1). A study of the deaf community and beginning 
American Sign Language skills. The different sign methods, the linguistic structure of ASL, the 
experience of deaf people throughout history, and the impact and importance of ASL and deaf 
culture are addressed. 

2300 Human Growth and Development: From Childhood to Young Adult (1). This course 
enables students to explore and apply the competing theories surrounding the physical, social, 
emotional, and cognitive aspects of human development. The course demands an immediate 
and personal perspective for college students as they construct an underlying framework for 
understanding human development. 

3100 Literacy (1). A field-based study of developmentally appropriate practices in the acquisition 
of language, oral and written communication, and mathematics. Whole language instruction, the 
structure and properties of the number system (including the vocabulary and concepts of sets, 
algebra, and geometry), literature, and other components of literacy will be examined. A part 
of the Elementary Instructional Semester. 

3110 Assessment and Learning (1). A study of the concepts and statistical methods used in the 
assessment of learning, including the construction and use of classroom tests, standardized 
tests of intelligence and achievement, and the use of statistics in the assessment of student 
learning and data analysis for informed decision making. 

3120 Reading Instruction (1). A comprehensive study of the components of the reading process 
with emphasis on instructional methods appropriate to the cognitive and psychological needs 
of elementary and middle school students. A field-based component is incorporated in the 

3130 Education for the Exceptional Population (1). A study of the exceptional individual with 
special attention to the instructional needs of the child and adolescent. The course will examine 
the identification, diagnosis, and etiology of the exceptional. 

3200 Classroom IWethods and Management (PK-8) (1). A field-based study of effective 
instructional and behavioral management techniques appropriate for preschool, elementary, and 
middle school students with special attention to student learning styles and teacher instructional 
styles. Mastery of the Mississippi Teacher Assessment Instrument (MTAI) is a component of 
the course. A part of the Elementary Instructional Semester. 

3210 Classroom Methods and Management (7-12) (1). A field-based study of effective 
instructional and behavioral management techniques appropriate for the secondary school level 
with special attention to student self-discipline, the relationship between school and society, and 
the mastery of the Mississippi Teacher Assessment Instrument (MTAI). A part of the Secondary 
Instructional Semester. 


3222 Curriculum Laboratory I (1/2). The curriculum laboratory offers the prospective teacher the 
opportunity to develop instructional materials with the assistance of master teachers. Special 
attention is given to those content areas not covered in the Instructional Semester. Taken 
concurrently with Classroom Methods and Management (PK-8) or Classroom Methods and 
Management (7-12). 

3232 Curriculum Laboratory II (1/2). A continuation of Curriculum Laboratory I. Taken concurrently 
with Reading Instruction. 

3850 Internship I (1). Students have the opportunity to experiment with methods and theories of 
teaching and learning as they apply to a particular content area. The internship combines 
school-based or institutional-based experience with consultation and supervision from education 
faculty and subject area faculty. 

3860 Internship II (1). Students continue the field-based internship with emphasis on instructional 
management, planning, individualized education programs, practical experiences, and other 
requirements as determined by the instructor and each student. 

4300 Educational Theory, Policy, and Practice (1). The study of educational theory and the 
philosophies which underlie the development of curricula, instructional programs, and 
educational policy. Special attention will be given to the relationship between educational 
theory, policy development, and modern educational practice. 

4500 Student Teaching (3). Observation, participation, and student teaching all day for a minimum 
of thirteen weeks at an elementary, middle, or senior high school in the Jackson tri-county 

Political Science 

Associate Professor: John Quincy Adams, J.D., Chair 

Assistant Professor: Iren Omo-Bare, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in political science with the following 
nine courses: Introduction to American Government, American Public Policy, Political Theory, 
Scope and Methods, Comparative Politics, Developing Nations, Constitutional Law I and II, and 
Senior Seminar. Majors must have a 2.50 grade point average in political science course work. 

1000 Introduction to American Government (1). A systems analysis of the American political 
environment and decision making agencies, including study of federalism, state and local 
government, political parties. Congress, the Presidency, and the judiciary. 

1020 American Public Policy (1). Analysis of civil liberties and civil rights, and fiscal, regulatory, 
social, defense, and foreign policies. 

2400 International Relations (1). Consideration of issues, strategies, and theories of international 
politics including the concepts of national interest and national defense, imperialism, balance 
of power, economics, and international cooperation and law. Offered in alternate years. 

2450 U.S. Foreign Policy (1). Diplomatic, military, and economic aspects of foreign policy 
considered within the context of current issues. Offered in alternate years. 

2500 Political Theory (1). Study of classical political concepts from the Greeks to the present. 

2550 Scope and Methods (1). Introduction to the nature of the discipline, library research 

techniques, and utilization of statistics in political science. 
3050 American Political Parties (1). Examination of functions, organization, nominations, 

campaigns, and voting rights and behavior, with attention to Mississippi politics. Offered in 

alternate years. 


3150 Constitutional Law I (1). Constitutional powers and the relationships among the branches. 

3160 Constitutional Law II (1). Equal protection, criminal due process, privacy, and first 
amendment freedoms. 

3250 Public Administration (1). Theory and application of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, 
coordinating, reporting, and budgeting in public agencies. Offered in alternate years. 

3300 Comparative Politics (1). General comparative theory applied to developed nations. 

3350 Developing Nations (1). Comparative theory applied to developing nations. 

3850 Constitutional Liberties Internship (l)Placement with a law firm or government agency to 
worl< as an aide on constitutional matters. 

3860 Public Administration Internship (1). Placement with a federal, state, or local government 
office to work at the middle management level. 

4900 Senior Seminar (1). Advanced American government and behavioral theory. 


Professor: Edmond R. Venator, Ph.D., Chair 

Assistant Professor: Stephen T. Black, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in psychology with eight courses, 
including Introduction to Psychology, Experimental Psychology I and II, Learning, Cognition: 
Human Memory or Cognition: Perception, Social Psychology or Theories of Personality or 
Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience, and History and 

Requirements tor Minor: Students may elect a minor in psychology with four courses in the 
department including Introduction to Psychology but excluding Undergraduate Research, 
Directed Reading, and Internships.. 

1000 Introduction to Psychology (1). Behavior and mental processes, with an emphasis on 
methods, principles, and theories. Content selected from the following areas: learning/memory, 
emotion/motivation, psychopathology/psychotherapy, cognition/perception, 
development/personality, social psychology, and the biological basis of behavior. 

2100-2110 Experimental Psychology I & 11(2). A two semester sequence examining the empirical 
base of psychology, including introduction to philosophy of science; research design, analysis, 
and interpretation; statistics, both descriptive and inferential. Development of skills in technical 
writing, reviewing professional literature, and use of computer software will also be included. 
Required laboratory. Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

3100 Cognition: Human Memory (1). Cognitive processes underlying memory, problem-solving, 
and consciousness. Systematic exploration of processes, mechanisms, and putative structures 
involved in encoding, storage, retrieval, and use of information. Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

3110 Cognition: Perception (1). Mechanisms underlying immediate experience produced by 
stimuli, and the organization of these sensations into meaningful, interpretable experience. 
Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

3120 Learning (1). Adaptive behavior, with an emphasis on processes, principles and theories 
related to behavioral change. Areas of reflexive adjustment, respondent conditioning, and 
operant conditioning, and their interactions will be examined. Laboratory component. 
Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 


3130 Abnormal Psychology (1). Presents a psychological understanding and view of abnormal 
behavior The presently prevailing system for the clinical classification of abnormal behavior is 
highlighted. Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

3140 Theories of Personality (1). Consideration of the whole spectrum of personality theories. 
Including Freudian, humanistic, existential, and behaviorist models. Prerequisite: Psychology 

3150 Developmental Psychology (1). Examines the general sequence of psychological 
development in the individual across the life span. Special attention is devoted to the domains 
of linguistic, cognitive, and personality development. Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

3160 Clinical Psychology: Measurement and Theory (1). Examines psychological evaluation and 
prediction of behavior, with an emphasis on clinical settings. Major psychotherapeutic theories 
are considered. Prerequisite: Psychology 2100. 

3170 Social Psychology (1). Integrates current psychological theory, regarding communication, 
group dynamics, aggression, and human relations, with its application in real-world settings. 
Laboratory component. Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

3180 Behavioral Neuroscience (1). Neurophysiologicand neuroanatomic correlates and substrates 
of behavior, emotion, and cognition. Prerequisite: Psychology 1000. 

4700-4703 Undergraduate Research (1/4 ■ 1). Direct involvement of student in empirical research. 

4750 Special Topics (1). Specialty courses over a wide variety of topics in Psychology. 

4800 Directed Reading (1/4 - 1). Independent pursuit of content area selected by student. 

4850-4853 Internship (1/4 - 1). Practical experience/training in professional settings. 

4900 History and Systems (1). The capstone course for senior majors, requiring written position 
papers and class discussion related to enduring themes in the history of psychology, and to 
contemporary controversies and issues within the discipline. Prerequisite: Psychology 2110 and 
approval of department chair. 

Sociology and Anthropology 

Associate Professors: Allen Scarboro, Ph.D., Chair 

Frances Heidelberg Coker, M.S. 
Assistant Professor: George J. Bey III, Ph.D. 

Requirements for Major: Students may complete a major in sociology with eight courses, including 
Qualitative Social Research; Quantitative Social Research; Class, Gender, Race: Social 
Stratification; Social Theory; Internship (or Honors); Senior Seminar; and Senior Practicum. Self 
and Society, Peoples of the World, and Elementary Statistics (in Mathematics) may count as 
major electives. In order to complete a major in sociology, students must have a 2.50 GPA in 
course work in the department. 

Requirements tor Minor: Students may elect a minor in sociology with four courses in the 
department, including Qualitative Social Research or Quantitative Social Research. They may 
elect a minor in anthropology with four courses in the department, including Human Origins, 
Peoples of the World, and Qualitative Social Research. 


1 01 Social Problems (1 ). Critical examination of the theoretical and empirical literature of selected 
social problems. Topics will vary but may include poverty, crime, deviance, violence, or other 
current social issues. 

2000 Social Psychology (1). Integrates current psychological theory, regarding communication, 
group dynamics, aggression, and human relations, with its application to real-world settings. 
Laboratory component. 

2010 Human Services (1). An introduction to the purpose, techniques, and organization of human 
services practice from a social systems perspective. The roles of social workers in a variety 
of contexts: family practice, community organizations, and public and private human service 

2100 Qualitative Social Research (1). An introduction to the practice of qualitative sociological 
and anthropological research, including research design, research ethics, strategies for 
gathering and analyzing data, and the presentation of persuasive arguments based on empirical 

2110 Quantitative Social Research (1). Research design and strategies for generating, validating, 
and analyzing quantitative sociological data, hypothesis testing; the construction of persuasive 
arguments using quantitative social data. Students will design and complete field projects as 
part of course activities. 

2130 Comparative Family Systems (1). A study of human families from a cross-cultural 
perspective, examining the origin of the human family and the nature of family life in a number 
of non-western societies. The course integrates cross-cultural information into an examination 
of contemporary families in the United States. 

3200 Sociology of Religion (1). An investigation through primary texts and field experiences of 
the relationships among religious institutions and society and culture. 

3210 Sociology of Urban Life (1). A critical examination of the theoretical and empirical literature 
on the social structure and culture of urban life: the development of cities, the life processes 
within cities, the relations between cities and other social and cultural factors making cities 
more liveable. 

3220 Class, Gender, Race: Social Stratification (1). An examination of the theoretical and 
empirical literature on the impact of social class, gender and race on the life course and life 
chances of people in selected societies. 

3300 Social Factors in Health and Illness (1). An investigation of the social and cultural factors 
and those formal and informal organizations shaping health and illness. 

3310 Deviance: A Comparative Approach (1). A critical examination of the social construction of 
norms, of rule-breaking acts and actors, and of responses to rule-breaking, from a cross- 
cultural, comparative perspective. 

3800-3802 Directed Readings In Sociology (1/2 or 1). 

4200 Sociological Theory (1). Critical, comparative, and synthetic examinations of historical and 
contemporary sociological theory including functionalism, conflict theory, phenomenology and 
symbolic interactionism. For juniors. 

4700 Undergraduate Research (1 ). Research project proposed and conducted independently by 
a junior or senior, with report due at end of semester. 

4710 Independent Study (1). Inquiry by a junior or senior capable of independent work with a 
minimum of supervision, with report due at end of semester. 

4750 Special Topics in Sociology (1). Areas not normally covered in other courses. 

4850 Internship (1). Practical experience and field-based training for majors working with selected 
organizations engaged in social research, human services, or community services. 

4852 Senior Practicum (1/2). A collaborative seminar in the practice and application of sociological 
and anthropological theory and findings, in which students sharpen methodological skills and 
relate their major to the world outside the College. 


4902 Senior Seminar (1/2). A collaborative seminar in sociological and anthropological practice and 
theory in which students read key texts, reflect on their course of study, and integrate the 
disciplines of sociology and anthropology. 


1100 Peoples of the World (1). An introduction to the basic concepts and approaches of the 
study of cultural and social patterns of human societies around the world. 

1110 Human Origins (1). An introduction to the study of human evolution and archaeology. 
Provides a basic understanding of the ways the prehistoric past is studied and evidence for 
early physical and cultural evolution. 

2100 Women^and Men in Prehistory (1). An examination of cultural evolution from the appearance 
of homo sapiens until the rise of the first urban civilizations with an emphasis on exploring the 
contributions made by both women and men to the process of human development as well as 
the nature of gender in the prehistoric past. 

2110 Early Cities and States (1). An examination of the beginnings of complex societies and 
urban life throughout the world, including China, India, the Near East, Mexico and Peru. 
Explores the process of cultural evolution that results in the aesthetic, religious, philosophical, 
social and technological achievements of the world's first civilizations. 

2120 Anthropology of Non-Western Societies (1). The course examines both the culture of 
selected non-western societies and the range of methodological and theoretical approaches 
used to understand them. 

3100 Human Ecology (1). A study of human ecosystems which examines the relationship between 
culture and environment. The course includes research and theory on how pre-industrial 
societies adapt to their environments, with particular attention to the ecological problems 
created by industrial society. 

3110 Archaeology of Selected Culture Areas (1). Explores the archaeological record of a 
selected prehistoric culture area. Emphasis is on reconstructing ancient lifeways and 
understanding the processes which create the archaeological record. Laboratory component. 

4700 Independent Study in Anthropology (1). Inquiry by a junior or senior capable of 
independent work with a minimum of supervision, with report due at end of semester. 

4750 Special Topics In Anthropology (1). Deals with areas not normally covered in other 
courses, but of current interest. 

4800 Directed Readings In Anthropology (1). 


Charles W. and Boise T. Else 
School of Management 

The Kelly Gene Cook, Sr. Chair of Business Administration 
The Hyman F. McCarty, Jr. Chair of Business Administration 
The J. Army Brown Chair of Business Administration 
The Selby and Richard D. McRae Chair of Business Administration 

Emeritus Professor: Richard Bruce Baltz, Ph.D. 

Professors: Jerry D. Whitt, Ph.D., Dean 

Carl A. Brooking, Ph.D. 
William A. Hailey, D.B.A., C.Q.E. 
George M. Harmon, D.B.A. 
Walter P. Neely, Ph.D., C.F.A. 
Shirley F Olson, D.B.A. 
Hugh J. Parker, Ph.D., C.P.A. 
Edward J. Ryan, Jr., D.B.A. 
Sue Y. Whitt, Ph.D., C.P.A., C.M.A. 

Associate Professors: M. Ray Grubbs, Ph.D. 

Patrick A. Taylor, Ph.D. 
Peter C. Ward, J.D. 
Steve Wells, M.A., C.RA. 

Assistant Professors: Ajay K. Aggarwal, Ph.D. 

Bill M. Brister, Ph.D. 
David H. Culpepper Ph.D., C.PA. 
Raymond A. Phelps, II, D.B.A. 

The Else School of Management offers undergraduate degree programs which lead to the BBA 
degree with majors in accounting or in business administration, and to BA, BS, or BLS degrees 
with a major in economics. An MBA degree is offered which can be completed in one year for 
students who have completed the BBA program at Millsaps. 

The Else School of Management has been awarded national professional accreditation by the 
American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. 

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 
Educational Goals: The curriculum of the Bachelors of Business Administration degree (BBA) is 
designed to provide an educational base for a lifetime of learning to enable each student to 
realize his or her potential. To accomplish this mission, educational goals have been identified 
to develop in each student: 1) a management outlook toward organizations and the ability to 
work with others to accomplish common goals; 2) the ability to organize information for analysis 
and decision making; 3) an understanding of the standards of professional behavior which are 
consistent with ethical precepts; 4) an awareness of the attributes necessary to attain positions 
of leadership; 5) an understanding of innovation and the importance of agents of change in 
society; 6) a global perspective; and 7) an understanding of the changing societal, political, and 
cultural environments that organizations face. 


Degree Requirements: Students must major in eitlier accounting or business administration to earn 
a BBA degree. The BBA academic program is a tliree-year, integrated body of study designed 
to enable students to enter a profession or pursue advanced study. Since the program is 
integrated, the courses are sequenced so that each course is taught with the assumption that 
the students in the class have a common academic background. Students must be formally 
admitted to the Else School before they may take junior-level course work. At least sixteen of 
the thirty-two courses necessary to graduate from Millsaps must be selected from courses 
offered by academic divisions other than the Else School. 

Admission: Students must formally apply for admission to the Else School in order to take junior- 
level courses. The principal factor the Else School admissions committee will consider as an 
admissions criterion is the prior academic work of the applicant. Students must have completed 
College Algebra, Survey of Calculus, and Computer Survival, or equivalent course work, before 
commencing course work in the Else School. Students should normally apply for admission no 
later than January of the spring term of the sophomore year. In general, all sophomore-level 
BBA core courses must be completed before commencing junior-level courses (see one 
exception to this rule under Minor Requirements). 

Curriculum: Nine core courses, two of which are one-half semester courses, are required of all 
BBA students in addition to the courses required for the major. The courses must be taken in 
the sequence prescribed. 

Sophomore Year 

Fall Term: Principles of Economics (1 course) 

Introduction to the Legal Environment of Business (1/2 course) 
Business Statistics and Computing I (1/2 course) 

Spring Term: Business Statistics and Computing II (1 course) 
Survey of Accounting (1 course) 

Junior Year 
Fall Term: Introduction to Management (1 course) 

Operations Management with Computing (1 course) 

Spring Term: Fundamentals of Marketing (1 course) 

Principles of Corporate Finance (1 course) 

In the above sequence, students must have passed all required courses in one year before 
proceeding to the courses in the next year. 

Major Requirements: A minimum of twelve courses are required to earn a BBA degree in 
business administration and a minimum of fourteen courses for a BBA degree in accounting. 
To graduate, the student must achieve a minimum 2.0 grade point average on courses used 
to meet this requirement. In addition to the BBA core, students pursuing a major in Business 
Administration must complete Business Strategy and three Else School elective courses. 
Students pursuing a major in Accounting must complete the BBA core, Intermediate Accounting 
I and II, Managerial Accounting I, Federal Taxation of Income, Advanced Financial Accounting, 
and Auditing I. 

Minor Requirements: A student may elect a minor in business administration by completing 
Principles of Economics, Survey of Accounting, Introduction to the Legal Environment of 
Business, Business Statistics with Computing I, and Introduction to Management with a grade 
point average of 2.0 or higher in these courses. Students pursuing a minor in business 
administration may take Introduction to Management without previously completing Business 
Statistics with Computing II. 

Transfer Credit: Students may transfer from other schools and gain admission into the Else 
School, but at least fifty percent of the BBA course work must be taken at Millsaps. Transfer 


students from two-year colleges will receive credit for Survey of Accounting if tfiey have passed 
six hours of Accounting Principles, credit for Principles of Economics if they have passed six 
hours of Economic Principles, credit for Introduction to the Legal Environment of Business if 
they have had Business Law, and credit for Business Statistics and Computing I if they have 
had the first course in Business Statistics. 

Credit for junior and senior-level courses taken at other four year colleges will be evaluated on 
an individual basis by the appropriate Else School committee; credit for such courses will not 
be given if taken at a two-year college. The four junior core courses must be taken at Millsaps, 
For business administration majors. Business Strategy must be taken at Millsaps and for 
accounting majors at least three of the accounting courses required in the major must be taken 
at fvlillsaps. 

Ordinarily, course work taken more than five years prior to admission or re-admission to the 
Else School and academic work in which the student receives a grade below "C" should be 
repeated or otherwise validated. The Academic Affairs Committee of the Else School will 
evaluate extenuating circumstances for exceptions to these standards. 

Requirements for B.A., B.S., or B.L.S. degree with major in Economics: In addition to other 
stated degree requirements for the B.A., B.S., or B.L.S. degrees, the student majoring in 
economics is required to take College Algebra and Survey of Calculus, as a minimum level of 
mathematical competence, and Computer Survival. Ten additional courses are required for the 
economics major, including Introduction to the Legal Environment of Business, Business 
Statistics with Computing I, Business Statistics with Computing II, Principles of Economics, 
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Intermediate fvlacroeconomic Theory, Money and Financial 
Systems, Econometrics and Applied Statistics, International Economics, and Senior Seminar. 
No additional economics courses are required of economics majors but students may elect to 
pursue deeper study in the field by taking Public Finance and/or History of Economic Thought. 
Survey of Accounting is also recommended for students pursuing the economics major. It is 
highly recommended that students planning graduate study in economics take at least 
Precalculus (or College Algebra and College Trigonometry) and Analytic Geometry and Calculus 
I and II. 

IVIinor Requirements: A student may elect a minor in economics with Principles of Economics and 
any three other economics courses for which the student has completed the prerequisites. 


2000 Survey of Accounting (1). The basic concepts, systems, and terminology of modern 
accounting leading to the interpretation of accounting data in decision making by external users 
and internal users. Prerequisite: The sophomore-level BBA core sequence. 

3000 Intermediate Financial Accounting I (1). A focus on the conceptual framework of financial 
reporting which emphasizes the accounting model, the rationale underlying generally accepted 
accounting principles, and the external disclosure consequences of corporate decisions. 
Prerequisite: Accounting 2000. 

301 Intermediate Financial Accounting II (1 ). A continuation of Intermediate Financial Accounting 
with a focus on issues relating to the financial reporting by public corporations, stockholders 
equity, long-term liabilities, cash flow, and income reporting. Prerequisite; Accounting 3000. 

3020 Managerial Accounting I (1). Basic managerial accounting concepts and terminology 
including development of information to be used by management in planning and controlling 
activities, understanding cost behavior, the use of analytical models, and the application of 
textbook concepts to actual organizations. Prerequisite: Accounting 2000. 


4000 Federal Taxation of Income (1). This course prepares students to examine the sources of 
tax law relating to individual taxpayers; to utilize research techniques to determine the best 
available solutions to personal and business decisions that possess tax consequences; and to 
gain orientation and practical experience in preparing tax forms and meeting filing requirements. 

Prerequisite: Accounting 2000. 

4010 Auditing I (1). This course includes the environment of the auditing sector in business and 
the role of auditing in society. Topics include the legal and ethical responsibilities of 
accountants, professional auditing standards, the acquisition, evaluation and documentation of 
audit evidence and reports on the results of the engagement. Prerequisite: Accounting 3010. 

4020 Advanced Financial Accounting (1). A focus on reporting for multicorporate business 
enterprises and for selected nonprofit entities. Selected accounting topics concerning 
multinational enterprises will be included. Prerequisite: Accounting 3010. 

Business Administration 

2002 Introduction to the Legal Environment of Business (1/2). An introduction to the legal 

environment of the United States, emphasizing the U.S. court and legal systems, the 

Constitution as it relates to business, and the common law subjects of torts and contracts. 

International legal structure and systems also will be covered. 

4000 Principles of Real Estate (1). This is an elective course taken in the student's junior or 
senior year. It applies many of the concepts and theories learned in the student's first two 
years of study to the practices of the real estate industry. 

4012 Business Law and Legal Environment I (1/2). Introduction to legal systems and the 
Constitution; survey of administrative law and regulatory programs affecting business; in depth 
analysis of contractual relationships. (This course is available only for accounting majors 
graduating in 1993 or 1994.) 

4020 Business Law and Legal Environments II (1). A continuation of Business Law and the 
Legal Environment I with emphasis on Uniform Commercial Code sections dealing with sales, 
commercial paper and secured transactions. (This course is available only to accounting majors 
graduating in 1993 or 1994.) 


3000 Principles of Corporate Finance (1). This course introduces corporate finance concepts. 
Emphasis is placed on financial decision-making within the corporation in such areas as capital 
investment, capital structure, working capital management, and financing the firm. The student 
is also introduced to bond and stock valuation and to the role of global financial markets 
including regulatory aspects. Prerequisite: Required sophomore BBA core courses. 

4000 Advanced Finance (1). An advanced course in corporate finance and investments. Selected 
topics include working capital management, risk analysis in capital budgeting, financing, 
mergers and acquisitions, international financial markets, derivative financial instruments, and 
capital market theory. Cases and projects are used in the course. Prerequisite: Finance 3000. 


4900 Seminar in Portfolio Management (1). An advanced course in portfolio management and 
investments. The course focuses on management of tfie General Louis Wilson Fund, the 
student managed portfolio. Analysis of securities and portfolio management are emphasized in 
the course. The course requires readings, cases, field trips, projects, student research and 
presentation. Prerequisite: Finance 3000. 


3000 Introduction to Management (1). Provides an introduction to the arts and sciences of 
management. Theories of organization structure, communication, and managerial decision 
making are addressed. Particular emphasis is given to organization behavior Additionally, a 
detailed analysis is made of the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions. 
Prerequisite: Required sophomore BBA courses. 

4000 Business Strategy (1). Takes a searching look at the major components of strategy from 
an upper-level management perspective. Using case studies and simulations, this course 
provides a learning laboratory which integrates the knowledge and skills learned in the core 
courses of each function. Prerequisite: Junior-level BBA core courses. 

4010 International Business (1). Focuses on issues and problems facing managers whose firms 
do business abroad. The strategic issues, operational practices, and external relations of 
multinational companies are analyzed through cases that bridge individual functional areas. 
Prerequisite: Junior-level BBA core courses. 


3000 Fundamentals of Marketing (1). Consideration of pricing, promoting and distributing products 
and services to satisfy buyers' needs in an ethical and socially responsible manner, with 
particular attention to the impact of demographic, economic, social, environmental, political, 
legal, regulatory, and technological forces on domestic and global organizational marketing 
systems. Prerequisite: Required sophomore BBA core courses. 

Quantitative Management 

2002 Business Statistics with Computing I (1/2). The basic concepts of descriptive statistics are 
addressed. Topics covered include database development, probability, and probability 
distributions. Computer programs are used in the data analyses. Prerequisite: College Algebra, 
Survey of Calculus, and Computer Survival. 

2010 Business Statistics with Computing II (1). The basic concepts of inferential statistics are 
addressed. Topics covered include estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression and 
decision-making. Statistical programs are used in the data analyses. Prerequisite: Business 
Statistics with Computing I. 

3000 Operations Management with Computing (1). The course addresses tools and techniques 
that can be used by production and operations managers in the areas of planning, designing, 
operating and controlling systems. Topics covered include decision making, forecasting, linear 
programming, aggregate planning, capacity planning, just-in-time systems, material requirements 
planning, scheduling, project management, waiting lines, and quality assurance. Computer 
programs are used extensively to process data. Prerequisite: Required sophomore BBA core 

4750-4752 Special Topics (1/2 -1). 

4800-4802 Independent Study (1/2 - 1). 

4850-4852 Internship (1/2 -1). 



2000 Principles of Economics (1). An examination of basic micro and macro concepts of 
economics including tiie role of economics, supply and demand, price determination, demand 
and production theory, costs, competition, monopoly, the role of government in the economy, 
national income determination, the monetary system, and fiscal and monetary policy. 
Prerequisite: Survey of Calculus is recommended. 

3000 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (1). The measurement of and determination of the 
level of national income and output, aggregate demand and supply, inflation, unemployment, 
the theory of money and interest rates, the causes of economic cycles, and national economic 
policy analysis. Prerequisite: Economics 2000. 

3010 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (1). Price and output determination in markets, 
equilibrium, market intervention, externalities, the theory of value, production and cost theory, 
resource markets, and welfare and policy implications. Prerequisite: Economics 2000. 

3020 Money and Financial Systems (1). A survey of both the microeconomic and macroeconomic 
aspects of financial systems, including market structure, behavior, and regulation of commercial 
banks an other financial intermediaries; the creation of money; central bank organization and 
monetary control, and policy issues. Prerequisite: Economics 2000. 

3030 Econometrics and Applied Statistics (1). Study of the general linear regression model, 
simultaneous estimation procedures, Monte Carlo simulation, and advanced statistics. 
Prerequisite: Business Statistics with Computing II or consent of instructor. 

3040 International Economics (1). An extension and application of economic theory to 
international issues with an examination of world money markets, exchange rates, adjustment 
mechanisms, and issues. Prerequisite: A junior level economics course or consent of the 

3100 Public Finance (1). Government decisions on expenditures, taxation, debt management and 
policy issues. Prerequisites: Economics 3010 or consent of instructor. Offered in alternate 

3110 History of Economic Thought (1). Traces the development of economic thought from the 
classical school to the present time. Prerequisite: Economics 2000. Offered in alternate years. 

4900 Senior Seminar in Economics (1). Student research and discussion of selected topics in 
economics. Prerequisite: Senior standing. 



The Board of Trustees 


James B. Campbell Chairman 

Robert C. Morgan Vice-Chairman 

Earl R. Wilson Secretary 

J. Herman Mines Treasurer 

Term Expires in 1992 

John L. Cornelius Hattiesburg 

Roger M. Flynt, Jr Birmingham, Ala. 

Gerald H. Jaci;s Cleveland 

Booker T. Jones Jackson 

Jean C. Lindsey Laurel 

Robert C. Morgan Jackson 

Robert R. Morrison, Jr Vicksburg 

Edward L. Moyers Chicago, III. 

John C. Vaughey Jackson 

Glyn 0. Wiygul Columbus 

Term Expires in 1993 

Henry C. Clay, Jr Jackson 

Maurice Hall, Jr Meridian 

William R. James Jackson 

Robert E. Kennington, II Grenada 

James S. Love, III Biloxi 

Tom B. Scott, Jr Jackson 

John Ed Thomas, III Jackson 

Earl R. Wilson Jackson 

Leila C. Wynn Greenville 

Term Expires in 1994 

Joe N. Bailey, III Tupelo 

James B. Campbell Jackson 

C. Bert Felder Jackson 

J. Russell Flowers Greenville 

Warren A. Hood, Jr Hattiesburg 

Earle F. Jones Jackson 

Jack B. King Tupelo 

Thomas F. McLarly, III Little Rock, Ark. 

E. B. Robinson, Jr Jackson 

Mike P. Sturdivant Glendora 

Term Expires in 1995 

J. Thomas Fowlkes Bristol, Va. 

William T McAlilly Philadelphia 

Vaughan W. McRae Jackson 

Michael T. McRee Jackson 

Luther S. Ott Jackson 

Joe Frank Sanderson, Jr Laurel 

Rowan H. Taylor Jackson 

Ruth Watson Poplarville 

Marsha McCarty Wells Jackson 

Rebecca Youngblood Cleveland 


Life Trustees 

J. Army Brown Jackson 

G. Cauley Corlright Rolling Fork 

Charles W. Else Jackson 

Eugene Isaac Itta Bena 

Morris Lewis, Jr Indianola 

Robert 0. May Greenville 

Hyman F. McCarly, Jr Magee 

Richard D. McRae Jackson 

William H. Mounger Jackson 

LeRoy Percy Greenville 

George B. Pickett Jackson 

Nat S. Rogers Houston, Texas 

Eudora Welty Jackson 

Louis H. Wilson, Jr San Marino, Calif. 

Standing Committees of the Board of Trustees 

Executive Committee: James B. Campbell, Chairman, Robert C. Morgan, Vice-Chairman, Henry 
C. Clay, Jr., Maurice Hall, Jr., J. Herman Hines, William R. James, Earle F Jones, Jean C. 
Lindsey, Robert R. Morrison, Jr., Edward L. Moyers, E. B. Robinson, Jr., Tom B. Scott, Jr., 
Rowan H. Taylor, John Ed Thomas, III, John C. Vaughey, Earl R. Wilson, Leila Wynn 

Academic Affairs Committee: Tom B. Scott, Jr., Chairman, John C. Vaughey, Vice-Chairman, 
Henry C. Clay, Jr., Roger M. Flynt, William T. McAlilly, Michael T McRee, Robert R. 
Morrison, Jr., Thomas F McLarty, Hi, Nat S. Rogers. 

Business Affairs Committee: E. B. Robinson, Jr., Chairman, Earl R. Wilson, Vice-Chairman, John 
L. Cornelius, Maurice Hall, Jr., Warren A. Hood, Jr., Earle F Jones, James S. Love, III, 
Vaughan W. McRae, Mike P. Sturdivant, Glyn 0. Wiygul 

Student Affairs Committee: William R. James, Chairman, Gerald H. Jacks, Vice-Chairman, Joe 
N. Bailey, III, C. Bert Felder, J. Thomas Fowlkes, Booker T Jones, Robert Kennington, II, 
John Ed Thomas, III, Rebecca Youngblood 

Development Committee: Jean C. Lindsey, Chairman, Rowan H. Taylor, Vice-Chairman, J. 
Russell Flowers, Jack B. King, Edward L. Moyers, Luther S, Ott, Joe Frank Sanderson, Jr., 
Ruth Watson, Marsha Wells, Leila C. Wynn 

Audit Committee: Tom B. Scott, Chairman, Earl R. Wilson, John Ed Thomas, III 

Investor Responsibility Committee: J. Herman Hines, Chairman, Tom B. Scott, Jr., E. B. 
Robinson, Jr. 

Ex Officio 

All Committees: James B. Campbell, Robert C. Morgan, George M. Harmon 

Academic Affairs Committee: Vice President- Dean of the College, Student Representative 

Business Affairs Committee: Vice President-Business Affairs, Faculty Representative, Student 
Representative, Treasurer 

Student Affairs Committee: Vice President-Enrollment and Student Affairs, Student 


Development Committee: Vice President-Development, Alumni Representative 
Audit Committee: Treasurer 


Officers of the Administration 

George M. Harmon, B.A., M.B.A., D.B.A President 

Robert H. King, B.A, B.D, Ph.D Vice President and Dean of the College 

Don E. Strickland, B.S., M.S., Ph.D, C.P.A Vice President for Business Affairs 

James C. Lewis, B.A., M.B.A., M.S Vice President for Development 

Gary L Fretwell, B.A., MA .'. . . Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services 

Robert A. Shive, Jr., B.A., M.S., Ph.D Associate Dean of the College 

and Director of Information Systems 
Jack L. Woodward, A.B., B.D Dean of Student Aid/Einancial Planning 

The College Faculty 

Emeriti Faculty 

Richard Bruce Baltz (1966) Emeritus Professor of Economics 

A.A.. Belleville Jr College: B.B.A., M.S., Baylor University, Ph.D, University of Arkansas 
Howard Gregory Bavender (1966) Emeritus Professor of Political Science 

A.B., College of Idaho, M.A., University of Wisconsin 
Robert E. Bergmark (1953) Emeritus Professor of Philosophy 

A.B.. Emory University: S.T.B., Ph.D., Boston University 
Lois Taylor Blackwell (1963) Emerita Associate Professor of English 

A.B.. A.M., Mississippi College 
Frances Blissard Boeckman (1966) Instructor, Catalog Librarian 

A.B . Belhaven College, A.M., Mississippi College 
Billy Marshall Bufkin (1960) Emeritus Professor of Modern Languages 

A.B., A.M., Texas Technological College 
C. Leiand Byler (1959) Emeritus Professor of Music 

A.B., Goshen College, M.M., Northwestern University 
Magnolia Coullet (1927) Emerita Professor of Ancient Languages 

A.B., Millsaps College: A.M., University of Pennsylvania, B.M. Belhaven College: A.M. (German), 

University of Mississippi 
Elizabeth Craig (1926) Emerita Professor of French 

A.B.. Barnard College, Columbia University; A.M., Columbia University 
J. Harper Davis (1964) Emeritus Professor of Physical Education 

B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi State University 
John Lemuel Guest (1957) Emeritus Professor German 

A.B.. University of Texas: A.M., Columbia University 
Nellie Khayat Hederi (1952) Emerita Professor of Spanish 

A.B., Mississippi State College for Women; A.M., Tulane University 
Wendall B. Johnson (1954) Emeritus Professor of Geology 

BS. M.S, Kansas State University 
Samuel Roscoe Knox (1949) Emeritus Professor of Mathematics 

A.B., A.M., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute 
Frank M. Laney, Jr. (1953) Emeritus Professor of History 

A.B., University of Mississippi; A.M., Ph.D., University of Virginia 
Russell Wilford Levanway (1956) Emeritus Professor of Psychology 

A.B., University of Miami; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University 
Myrtis Flowers Meaders (1960) Emerita Professor of Education 

as., Millsaps College; M. Ed., Mississippi College 
Caroline H. Moore (1968) Instructor, Order Librarian 

A.B., Randolph-Macon Woman's College, A.M., Radcliffe College 


Mildred Lillian Morehead (1947) Emerita Professor of English 

A.B . Mississippi State College for Women. A.M.. Duke University 

Arnold A. Ritchie (1952) Emeritus Professor of Ivlathematics 

B.S.. Northeastern State College of Oklahoma. M.S., Oklahoma A& M College 


John Quincy Adams (1965) Associate Professor of Political Science 

BA. Rice University. M.A.. University of Texas, El Paso. J D . University of Texas. Austin 
Ajay K. Aggarwal (1989) Assistant Professor of Quantitative H/lanagement 

B. Tech.. Indian institute of Technology. M.S.. M.B.A.. Ph.D.. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 

Theodore Gerald Ammon (1985) Assistant Professor of Philosophy 

BA. Mississippi State University. M.A.. Ph.D., Washington University 
Sarah L. Armstrong (1985) Associate Professor of Biology 

BA.. University of Texas. M.A., University of California at Los Angeles: Ph.D. .Duke University 
McCarrell L Ayers (1965) Associate Professor of Music 

B.M.. Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester (New York). M.M.. Indiana University 
Roy Alfred Berry, Jr. (1962) Professor of Chemistry 

B.S.. Mississippi College. Ph.D., University of North Carolina 
George James Bey III (1990) Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology 

B.A.. University of New Mexico, M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University 

Allen David Bishop, Jr. (1967) Professor of Chemistry 

Director of Academic Computing 

B.S.. Millsaps College. M.S., Louisiana State University, Ph.D., University of Houston 
Stephen T. Black (1989) Assistant Professor of Psychology 

BA. University of California at Santa Barbara, M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz 
David Sanford Blix (1990) Assistant Professor of Religion 

A.8.. Wabash College, M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago 
Bill M. Brister (1989) Assistant Professor of Finance 

B.S.. MBA., University of Southern Mississippi. Ph.D., University of Arkansas 

Carl G. Brooking (1981) Selby and Richard McRae Professor 

of Economics and Quantitative f^^anagement 

B.S.. Millsaps College. M.S., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 
Charles Eugene Cain (1960) J.B. Price Professor of Chemistry 

B.S.. University of North Carolina. A.M., Ph.D., Duke University 
Claudlne Chadeyras (1988) Assistant Professor of French 

Licence. Universite de Picardie, France, M.A., Ph.D. University of Iowa 
Cheryl W. Coker (1987) Instructor of Ivlusic 

B.M.Ed.. MM.. University of Southern Mississippi 
Frances Heidelberg Coker (1967) Associate Professor of Sociology 

A.B.. Millsaps College. M.S.T, Illinois Institute of Technology 
Timothy C. Coker (1984) Associate Professor of Music 

B.M., M.M., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 
David H. Culpepper (1984) Assistant Professor of Accounting 

B.S., Belhaven College, B.S, M.B.A., Millsaps College, Ph.D., University of Alabama 
Gayla F. Dance (1989) Instructor of Mathematics 

B.A.. University of Texas. M.Ed., Texas A & M. University 
David C. Davis (1988) Assistant Professor of History 

BA. William Carey College, M.A., Baylor University, Ph.D., Northwestern University 
Patrick E. Delana (1987) Assistant Professor of History 

B.A.. Evergreen State College, Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School 
Kathleen A. Drude (1986) Professor of Mathematics 

B.S.. Southern Louisiana University; MA. , Ph.D., University of Mississippi 


Mary Ann Edge (1958) Associate Professor of Physical Education 

B.S., M.S.. University of Mississippi; Ed.D., University oi Southern Mississippi 
Cloyd L. Ezell, Jr. (1986) Associate Professor of Computer Studies 

B.S.. Tuiane University, M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Vanderbiit University 
George Harold Ezell (1967) Professor of Chemistry 

B.S., Mississippi College; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi 
Priscllla M. Fermon (1983) Associate Professor of French 

BA Lehman College, M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Virginia 
Jeanne Middleton Forsythe (1978) Associate Professor of Education 

BA. Millsaps College. M.Ed., Ed.D., Harvard University 
Catherine R. Freis (1979) Professor of Classics 

B.A.. Brool<lyn College, M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 
Richard Freis*(1975) Professor of Classics 

B.A.. St. John's College in Annapolis, M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 
Delbert E. Gann (1982) Associate Professor of Geology 

B.S.. University of Missouri, Kansas City, M.S., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., Missouri School 

of Mines and Metallurgy 
Lance Goss (1950) Professor of Speech 

A.B., Millsaps College, A.M., Northwestern University 
Martha A. Goss (1984) Instructor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.A., University of Alabama 
Alan S. Graves (1988) Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

B.S.. University of Texas; M.S., University of Chicago, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin 
Michael Ray Grubbs (1987) Associate Professor of Management 

B.S., Millsaps College. M.B.A., Mississippi College: Ph.D., University of Mississippi 
William A. Hailey (1987) H.F McCarty, Jr. Professor of Business Administration 

B.B.A., University of Mississippi; M.B.A, Loyola University, D.B.A., University of Kentucky 
Floreada Montgomery Harmon (1972) Assistant Professor, Librarian 

A.B., Tougaloo College; M.S.L.S, Louisiana State University 
George M. Harmon (1978) Professor of Management 

B.A.. Southwestern at Memphis; M.B.A., Emory University, D.B.A., Harvard University 
Dick R. Highfill (1981) Associate Professor of Biology 

A.B., M.A., University of California at San Jose, Ph.D., University of Idaho 
Walter F. Johnson (1991) Instructor of Theatre 

B.A.. Millsaps College; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City 
Robert J. Kahn (1976) Associate Professor of Romance Languages 

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, M.A., Middlebury College, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State 

Asif Khandker (1985) Associate Professor of Physics 

B.S., University of Dacca (Bangladesh); M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Louisiana State 

Donald D. Kilmer (1960) Associate Professor of Music 

B.M., M.M., Indiana University 
Robert H. King (1980) Professor of Philosophy and Religion 

B.A.. Harvard University, B.D., Ph.D., Yale University 
Deborah 0. Lee (1991) Assistant Professor, Librarian 

B.A.. M.S.. University of North Carolina 
Brent W. Lefavor (1983) Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre 

BA.. M.A., Brigham Young University 
Julia A. Lewis (1986) Assistant Professor, Librarian 

B.A.. Southern Methodist University; M.L.S., University of Mississippi 
Thomas Wiley Lewis III (1959) Professor of Religion 

A.B., Millsaps College; B.D., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Drew University 


Mark J. Lynch (1989) Assistant Professor of f\/latfiematics 

B.S.. Millsaps College: Ph.D., Louisiana State University 
Anne C. I\flacl\/laster (1991) Assistant Professor of English) 

B.A.. Rice University. M.A., Ph.D.. University of Virginia 

Karl F. IVIarkgraf (1990) Assistant Professor of German 

Director of European Studies and Coordinator for Study Abroad 

B A.. University of Oregon: M.A., Ph.D.. University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Suzanne Marrs (1988) Professor of Englisfi 

Director of Honors Program 

B.A.. Ph.D.. University of Oklahoma 
Marc R. Mazzone (1991) Assistant Professor of English 

B.A., Williams College. M.A., Indiana University 
Robert W. McCarley (1984) Assistant Professor of Computer Studies 

B.A.. Millsaps College. M.Ed., Mississippi State University 
Robert S. McElvaine (1973) Elizabeth Chisholm Professor of History 

B.A., Rutgers University, M.A.. Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton 
Herman Lamar McKenzle (1963) Assistant Professor of IVIathematics 

B.S.. Millsaps College: M.Ed.. M.S., University of Mississippi 
James Preston McKeown (1962) Professor of Biology 

B.S.. University of the South; A.M., University of Mississippi, Ph.D., Mississippi State University 
David A. Mercer (1991) Assistant Professor of Geology 

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 
Gregory David Miller (1991) Assistant Professor of English 

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Stanford University, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 
Lucy Webb Millsaps (1969) Associate Professor of Art 

B.F.A.. Newcomb College, M.A., University of Mississippi 
Michael H. Mitias (1967) . Professor of Philosophy 

A.B.. Union College, Ph.D., University of Waterloo 
James A. Montgomery (1959) Professor of Physical Education 

A.B.. Birmingham-Southern College; A.M., Ed.D., George Peabody College for Teachers 
Walter P. Neely (1980) Army Brown Professor of Finance 

as., M.B.A.. Mississippi State University; Ph.D. University of Georgia 
Robert B. Nevins (1967) Associate Professor of Biology 

A.B . Washington University, M.S., University of Missoun 
Shirley F. Olson (1982) Professor of Management 

B.S.. Mississippi State University, M.B.A., Mississippi College; D.B.A.. Mississippi State University 
Iren Omo-Bare (1990) Assistant Professor of Political Science 

B.A.. M.A.. University of Delaware; Ph.D., Louisiana State University 
Robert Herbert Padgett (1960) Professor of English 

A.B.. Texas Christian University; A.M., Vanderbilt University 

Judith W. Page (1981) Associate Professor of English 

Coordinator of Women's Studies 

A.B., Tulane University; M.A., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., University of Chicago 
Hugh J. Parker (1987) Professor of Accounting 

B.S.. M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University 
James F. Parks, Jr. (1969) Associate Professor, Librarian 

A.B., Mississippi College: M.L.S., Peabody College 
Raymond A. Phelps II (1980) Assistant Professor of f\/larketing 

A.A, University of Florida, BB.A., M.B.A., Georgia State University, D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University 
Francis E. Polanski (1965) Associate Professor of IVIusic 

B.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester (New York), M.M., University of Michigan 
Oscar E. Pruet (1991) Assistant Professor of Physics 

B.S., Auburn University, M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University 


Jimmie M. Purser (1981) Professor of Chemistry and Computer Studies 

Coordinator for Development In Academic Computing 

B.S.. Millsaps College, Ph.D., University of North Carolina 
Robert A. Quinn (1991) Associate Professor of Spanish 

B.A.. Delta State University; M.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University 
Thomas L. Ranager (1964) Assistant Professor of Physical Education 

B.S., Mississippi State University, M.Ed., Mississippi College 
Lee H. Reiff (1960) latum Professor of Religion 

AS.. B.D., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University 
Edward J. Ryan, Jr. (1987) Professor of Marketing 

B.S.. M.B.A., Michigan State University; D.B.A., George Washington University 
Harrylyn G. Sallis (1981) Assistant Professor of Music 

B.M.. SoutlfWestern at Memphis; M.M., University of Kentucky 
W. Charles Sallis (1968) Professor of History 

B.S.. M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky 
0. Allen Scarboro (1982) Associate Professor of Sociology 

A.B.. Kenyon College, M.A., Hartford Seminary Foundation, Ph.D., Emory University 
Ruth Conard Schimmel (1990) Assistant Professor of Education 

B.A., Vanderbilt University, M.A., San Francisco State University, Ph.D., University of California at 

Edward L Schrader (1988) Assistant Professor of Geology 

B.S.. Millsaps College, M.S., University of Tennessee, Ph.D., Duke University 
Briton E. Shell (1989) Assistant Professor of Biology 

B.A.. Albion College; Ph.D., University of Michigan 
Robert A. Shive, Jr. (1969) Professor of Mathematics 

B.A.. M.S.. Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Iowa State University 
Elise L. Smith (1988) Assistant Professor of Art History 

B.A., Florida State University, M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina 
Steven Garry Smith (1985) Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion 

B.A.. Florida State University, M.A., Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., Duke University 
Jonathan Mitchell Sweat (1958) Professor of Music 

B.S.. M.S., The Juilliard School of Music; A.Mus.D., University of Michigan 
K. Renee Taylor (1987) Assistant Professor, Librarian 

B.A.. University of South Alabama, M.L.S., University of Southern Mississippi 
Patrick A. Taylor (1984) . . . Associate Professor of Economics and Operations Management 

B.B.A.. University of Mississippi; M.B. A., Ph.D., University of Alabama 
Cameron A. Thomas (1991) Assistant Professor of English 

B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., San Francisco State University, Ph.D., University of 

California at Berkeley 
Marlys T Vaughn (1979) Associate Professor of Education 

B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 
Edmond R. Venator (1967) Professor of Psychology 

A.B., University of Buffalo; Ph.D., Emory University 
Peter C. Ward (1988) Associate Professor of Business Law 

B.A.. Amherst College; J.D., University of Pennsylvania 
Timothy Joseph Ward (1990) Assistant Professor of Chemistry 

B.S . University of Florida, Ph.D., Texas Tech University 
Steve Carroll Wells (1968) Associate Professor of Accounting 

A.A., Copiah-Lincoln Junior College, B.A., M.A., University of Mississippi 
Johnnie-Marie Whitfield (1988) Assistant Professor of Chemistry 

B.S.. Millsaps College, Ph.D., Louisiana State University 
Jerry D. Whitt (1980) Professor of Management Information Systems 

B.B.A.. M.B.A., North Texas State University, Ph.D., Univetsity of Arkansas 


Sue Yeager Whitt (1980) Professor of Accounting 

B.B.A.. North Texas State University; MB. A., CM. A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas 

Leon Austin Wilson (1976) Associate Professor of Englisfi 

Director of Writing Program 

A.B . Valdosta State College. M.A.. University of Georgia. Ph.D.. University of South Carolina 


Office of the President 

George M. Harmon, B.A., M.B.A., D.B.A. (1979) President 

Floy Nelms (1983) Administrative Assistant to \he President 

Office of the Vice President and Dean of the College 

Robert H. King, B.A., B.D., Ph.D. (1980) Vice President and Dean of the College 

Robert A. Shive, Jr., B.A., M.S., Ph.D. (1969) Associate Dean of the College 

Director of Information Systems 

Grace W. Harrington, B.S. (1983) Administrative Assistant to the Vice President 

Nancy M. McKay, B.S. (1989) Secretary to the Vice President 

Office of Records 

R. Jayne Perkins, B.S., M.Ed. (1991) Associate Dean and Registrar 

Pearl Dyer (1975) Assistant Registrar 

Julia Crocker (1992) Assistant 

Lu Ann Hoffman, B.S.Ed. (1986) Assistant 

Beverly Robinson (1990) Assistant 

Sandra Vorpahl (1991) Assistant 

Divisions Office 

Virginia Salter, B.A. (1988) Faculty Secretary 

Debra K. Flynn (1991) Faculty Secretary 

Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs 

Don E. Strickland, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., C.PA. (1977) Vice President for Business Affairs 

Nancy W. White, B.L.S. (1974) Administrative Assistant to the Vice President 

Katherine E. Lefoldt (1970) Academic Complex Hostess 

Virgnia R McCoy (1966) PBX Operator 

Business Office 

Louise Burney, B.B.A., C.PA. (1987) Controller 

Lisa Van Namen, B.B.A., C.PA. (1989) Assistant Controller-Financial 

Kelly B. Powell, B.B.A. (1989) Assistant Controller-Administrative 

Rose Johnson (1980) Loan Collections Officer 

Connie L. Parker (1989) Accounts Payable Clerk 

Julie Daniels (1991) Cashier 

Inez Dunlap, B.S. (1991) Cashier 

Debra Grubbs, B.A. (1991) Special Projects Coordinator 


Physical Plant 

Richard W. Gell, B.S., M.S., RE. (1988) Director of Physical Riant 

Marge Fenton (1980) Secretary 

David Wilkinson (1980) Maintenance Supervisor 

Johnnie Luckett, Jr. (1982) Housekeeping Supervisor 

David Thigpen, A.S. (1986) Grounds Supervisor 

Campus Safety and Security 

Wayne H. Miller, B.S. (1980) Director of Campus Safety 

Donald Sullivan (1981) Lieutenant 


Edward L. Jameson (1980) Bookstore/Rost Office Manager 

Elizabeth Jameson (1980) Bookstore Co-Manager and Supply Buyer 

Cynthia Elder (1986) Cashier 

Post Office 

Diane D. Samples (1990) Post Office Supervisor 

Mittie E. Welty (1959) Assistant Supervisor 

Kathi L. Acy (1981) Postal Clerk 

Food Service 

Olivia White (1983) Director of Food Services 

Steve King (1988) Assistant Manager 

Alice Acy (1961) Supervisor 

David Woodward (1990) Chef Manager 

Hope Edwards (1986) Secretary 

Office of the Vice President for Development 

James C. Lewis, B.A., M.S., M.B.A. (1987) Vice President for Development 

Doris R Blackwood (1986) Assistant to the Vice President for Development 

Alumni Affairs 

Kyle E. Dice, B.A. (1991) Director of Alumni Relations 

Kenneth W. Williams, Jr., B.B.A. (1991) Assistant Director of Alumni Relations 

Particia C. Cox, B.S. (1990) Secretary for Alumni Relations/Developoment Services 

Annual Giving 

Susan R Womack, B.M.E. (1988) Director of Annual Giving 

Robin T. Sanderson, B.B.A. (1990) Associate Director of Annual Giving 

E. Bradford Ladd, B.A. (1991) Assistant Director of Annual Giving 

Development Services 

Barbara Lea Campbell, B.A. (1989) Director of Development Services 

Laurence B. Wells, B.A. (1992) Assistant Director of Development Services 

Carroll K. Sims (1991) Gift Recorder 

Alex R Woods, B.S. (1986) Production Coordinator 

Planned Giving 

W. Scott Rawles, B.A. (1990) Director of Planned Giving 

Holly L. Wagner, B.A. (1991) Associate Director of Development for Corporate Relations 

Laurissa Henderson (1989) Secretary for Planned Giving/Receptionist 


College and Church Relations 

Kay B. Barksdale, B.A. (1986) Director of College and Church Relations 

Glen C. Allison, B.A. (1991) Associate Director of College and Church Relations 

Lena W. Barlow, B.A. (1989) Assistant Director of College and Church Relations 

Judith G. Oglesby (1990) Secretary for College and Church Relations 

Trey Porter, B.S. (1989) Sports Information Director 

Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs 

Gary L. Fretwell, B.A., M.A. (1989) Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs 

Cathryn B. Marlella (1975) Administrative Assistant to the Vice President/Enrollment 

Florence W. Mines, B.A. (1984) Director of Admissions 

Crisler M. Boone, B.B.A. (1989) Assistant Director of Admissions 

Lee Ann Miller, B.B.A. (1989) Assistant Director of Admissions 

IVlaret Sanders, B.A. (1990) Admissions Counselor 

Kristin Magee, B.B.A. (1990) Admissions Counselor 

John Leech, B.A. (1991) Admissions Counselor 

Connie C. Trigg (1988) Secretary for Admissions 

Mary F. Nichols, B.A. (1985) Secretary for Admissions 

Janie Hicks (1992) Word Processor 

Office of Student Affairs 

Gary L. Fretwell, B.A., M.A. (1989) Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs 

T. K. Reavis-Freeman, B.S., M.Ed. (1988) Associate Dean for Student Affairs 

David Sneed, B.A., M.A. (1991) Associate Dean for Student Development 

Steve Watson, B.A., M.C.C., M.P.C. (1990) Director of Student Activities 

Don Fortenberry, B.A., M.Div. (1973) Chaplain 

Martha Lee (1985) Administrative Assistant to the Vice President/Student Affairs 

George Gober, B.A. (1981) Director of Intramurals 

Florence Cooper, B.S.N. , (1988) Coordinator of Health Sen/ices/College Nurse 

Kathy Varnado (1991) Secretary 

Russell B. Anderson, B.S., M.S. (1984) Director, Career Planning and Placement 

Janis C. Booth, B.A., M.S., Ed.D. (1986) College Counselor 

Sandra Fanguy (1991) Secretary 

Sandy Carter, B.A., M.S. (1990) Residence Director, Goodman House 

Dina Stitt, B.A.E. (1988) Residence Director, Sanderson Hall 

Anita Sumrall, B.B.A. (1989) Residence Director, Franklin Hall 

Terry Hight, B.A. (1991) Residence Director, Ezelle Hall 

Tracie Woidtke, B.S. (1990) Residence Director, Bacot Hall 

Jack Phillips, B.A. (1991) Residence Director, Galloway Hall 

Office of Student Aid Financial Planning 

Jack L. Woodward, A.B., B.D. (1961) Dean of Student Aid Financial Planning 

Ann Hyneman, B.A., M.S. (1988) Assistant Dean of Student Aid Financial Planning 

Cheri Gober (1981) Financial Aid Secretary 


Computer Services 

Mark W. Grundler, A. A. (1988) Director of Computer Services 

Peggy H. Moore, B.A. (1989) Administrative Assistant 

Larry 0. Horn (1981) Manager, Systems Operations 

Brad L. Cooper, B.B.A., M.B.A. (1987) Manager, Networl< Systems 

R. Gail Keller, B.M.E., M.M.E., B.S. (1987) Applications Programmer 

Linda E. Welch, B.S. (1988) Applications Programmer 

Jeff Venator, B.A. (1987) Systems Support Assistant 

James E. Vannoy (1989) Technical Support 

Gary K. Nalley, B.B.A. (1990) Network Systems Consultant 

Hampton F. Shfve, B.A. (1991) Technical Support 

Office of Adult Learning 

Harrylyn Sallis, B.M., M.M. (1981) Associate Dean, Adult Learning, 

Adult Degree Program Director 

Sandra Bunch, B.S. (1987) Assistant Director, Adult Degree Program 

Hazel Woods, B.A. (1985) Director, Enrichment and Special Projects 

Mary Markley (1987) Receptionist and Secretary 

Janet Langley, B.A. (1991) Secretary 

Department of Athletics 

Robert C. King, B.A., M.P.E. (1989) Director of Athletics 

Mary Ann Edge, B.S., M.S., Ed.D. (1958) Coach, Golf 

David Forsythe, B.S. (1988) Coach, Men's Soccer 

George Gober, B.A. (1982) Coach, Women's Soccer 

Cindy Hannon, B.S., M.S. (1990) Coach, Women's Basketball/Cross Country 

Nancy McKay, B.S. (1989) Secretary to Director of Athletics 

Jim Montgomery, A.B., A.M., Ed.D. (1959) Coach, Tennis 

Jim Page, B.S. (1986) Coach, Baseball 

Tommy Ranager, B.S., M.Ed. (1964) Head Coach, Football 

John Stroud, B.S., M.Ed. (1990) Coach, Men's Basketball 

Joe Don Samples, B.S., M.Ed. (1990) Assistant Coach, Football 

Else School of Management 

Jerry D. Whitt, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. (1980) Dean 

Kay H. Mortimer, B.A., M.B.A., C.C.P. (1984) Assistant Dean/Director of MBA Program 

Charles E. Sampson, M.B.A. (1991) Assistant Dean 

Paula A. Burke, B.S. (1988) Secretary to the Dean 

Dixie H. Thornton, A.A. (1990) Faculty Secretary 


Millsaps-Wilson Library 

James F. Parks, Jr., A.B., M.L.S. (1969) College Librarian 

Deborah 0. Lee, M.L.S. (1991) Collection Development Librarian 

Floreada M. Harmon, A.B., M.S.L.S. (1972) Assistant Librarian lor Public Services 

Julia A. Lewis, B.A., M.L.S. (1986) Special Services Librarian 

K. Renee Taylor, B.A., M.L.S. (1987) Catalog Librarian 

Ann Baxter (1989) Circulation Assistant (Night Supervisor) 

Pamela Berberette, B.S. (1987) Circulation Assistant 

Loretta DeFoe (1990) Assistant to the Librarian 

Geraldine Reiff, B.A. (1984) College Archivist 

Joycelyn Trotter, B.A. (1963) Library Assistant (Periodicals) 


1991 Awards and Prizes 

Fine Arts Awards 

William D. Rowell Memorial Award in Art Joel Epperson 

Senior Music Award Lee Kelly Lofton 

Henry and Katherine Bellaman Award Lee Kelly Lofton 


Swearingen Prize for Excellence in First Year Greek Robert N. Hooper 

Swearingen Prize for Excellence in Second Year Greek Chad Granfill 

Swearingen Prize for Excellence in First Year Latin Amy Ball 

Swearingen Pgze for Excellence in Second Year Latin William James Hannon and 

Jennifer Sandlin 

Swearingen Prize for Excellence in Intensive Latin Leslie Wood 

Magnolia Coullett Senior Classics Award Thomas Cole Webb 

Ross H, Moore History Award Anita Renee Busby 

American Bible Society Award Gregg Newby 

Language and Literature 

Dora Lynch Hanley Award for Distinguished Writing Lisa Lishman 

Clark Essay Medal Julia Bullock 

Paul D. Hardin Award for English Majors Anne Verret 

Albert Godfrey Sanders Award in French Catherine Finney and Hilary Davis 

Albert Godfrey Sanders Award in Spanish Gregory Maloney 

German Book Award Ursula Pentecost, Julie Winkelmann, and Karen Fisher 

Science and Mathematics 

Biology Award Amy Ball 

Biology Research Award Scott A. Barr, Clarissa T. Hebron and Tim G. Bruni 

Tri Beta Award Stephen J. Lee 

J. B. Price General Chemistry Award Laurie Carpenter, Paul Garrett 

Jason Ledbetter, and Mark Michalovic 

Junior Analytical Chemistry Award Laura Christopher 

Senior Chemistry Award Charles Lee 

Outstanding Service Award Stephen J. Lee 

Organic Chemistry Award David Harrison and Kimberly Warren 

Johns Hopkins Summer Internship Lee Montgomery 

Computer Studies Award Steve Hinton 

Wendell B. Johnson Geology Award John Ellis 

Nicholas B. Steno Award Al Lanphier 

Geologist of the Year Kelley Peace 

Samuel R. Knox Mathematics Award David P. Hollan 

Freshman Mathematics Award Jeffrey Brian Heath 

General Physics Award Eric Fontaine and Clay Hudson 

Physics Sen/ice Award Chris Odom 

Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Award for Outstanding Elementary Student Teaching Pamela Frances Bundy and 

Angela L. Clark 

Award for Outstanding Secondary Student Teaching Ronna S. Meeks 

Education Department Scholarship Award Pamela Frances Bundy 

Mary Sue Enochs Lewis Scholarship Award Amy Frances Shearer 


Reid and Cynthia Bingham Outstanding Senior in Political Science Award . William R. Hannah 

Anna Lynn Screpetis 
Reid and Cynthia Bingham Outstanding Junior in Political Science Award . , Melinda F. Wiggins 

President John F. Kennedy Award Kimberly Grace Waggoner 

C. Wright Mills Award Marr^e Meredith 

Else School of Management 

Wall Street Journal Award Donald M. Pittman 

Mississippi Society of CPA's Award Kathryn Gunter 

Mississippi Society of CPA's Outstanding Senior Award Chandler C. Tipton 

Senior Accounting Award Chandler C. Tipton 

Merrill Lynch Award Steve Sansom 

Financial Management Association Challenge Award Greg Hoyt 

Else Scholars Todd Casselty, Kathryn Gunter, Greg Hoytjodd Isaacks 

Anne Lewis, Barri Shirley, and Joel Travelstead 

American Marketing Association, Millsaps Chapter Award Fuat Varol Alican 

Anthony Alan Melvin 
Outstanding Achivievement in Marketing, Atlanta Chapter, Award Suresh Chawla 

Individual Awards 

West Tatum Award/Alpha Epsilon Delta Price Williams 

Black Students Association Award Jennifer Dorsey, Tarance Hart, 

Tony Moore, and Rossie Cotton 

Chi Omega Social Science Award Renee Busby 

Circle K Award Angela Gafford 

HEADWAE Award for Academic Excellence Pamela Frances Bundy 

Kappa Alpha Eric Gunn Award Brent Wilson 

Lambda Chi Alph/Howard G. Bavender Outstanding Professor Award Dr. Edward L. Schrader 

Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Woman of the Year Award Elizabeth Ann Trevathan 

Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Man of the Year Award David Cooper Armistead 

Panhellenic Scholarship Nancy Elizabeth Garrett 

Pendergrass Award Sharon Cherie Walker 

Velma Jernigan Rodgers Scholarship Award Sarah Emma Crisler 

Dr. Thomas G. Ross Scholarship Tim Howard 

Student Body Association Leader of the Year Dale Mott 

Outstanding Senator Award Alicia Clifton and Elizabeth Trevethan 

Senate Leadership Award John Leach 

Janet Lynne Sims Award Larry Lee Montgomery 


Rainna Puran Bahadur 
Amy Elizabeth Ball 
Anne Sanford Buckalew 
Anita Renee Busby 
Kellie Leigh Carpenter 
Thomas Todd Cassetty 
Eric Dewayne Chisolm 
Alicia Katherine Clifton 
Deborah Suhsein Chou 
Rachel Renee Cook 
Mary Parker Deen 
Kelly Blake Denton 
Ellen Claire Deshotels 
Mark Jason Douglas 

Who In American Colleges and 

Eryn Lynn Hackett 
Margaret Seal Jones 
Jon Frazier Lansdale 
John Phillip Leach 
Stephen Jasper Lee 
Anne Latane Lewis 
Lee Kelly Lofton 
Geraldine McAlpin 
Everett Grayson McKinley 
Ronna Starr Meeks 
Marne Anne Meredith 
Andrew John Meyers 
Dale Anthony Mott 
Christopher Douglas Odom 


Stacey Fleming Oliver 
Parke Daniel Pepper 
OIlie Vernell Rencher 
Steven Wayne Sansom 
Melissa Ann Saxton 
Anna Lynn Screpetis 
Barri Alexander Shirley 
Stephanie Dionne Stacy 
Chandler Cramer Tipton 
Anne Elizabeth Verret 
Kimberly Grace Waggoner 
Sharon Cherie Walker 
Kenneth Weaver Williams 
Lorna Price Williams 
Shannon Delanie Williams 


Degrees Conferred 1991 
Bachelor of Arts 

Missy MacKinnon Andrews DeFuniak Springs, FL 

Rebecca Roshelle Anthony Brandon 

Janet Mallory Bass Memphis, TN 

* Christopher H. Bassin New Orleans, LA 

Pamela Ann Beckham Jackson 

* Tara Marie Bond Gretna, LA 

'* Kristin Ruth Brandt Salt Lake City UT 

Michael David Brown Jackson 

** Julia Cathenne Bullock Jackson 

"* Pamela Frances Bundy Mobile, AL 

** Anita Renee Busby Laurel 

Karen Lynn Carpenter Petal 

' Kelli Leigh Carpenter New Orleans, LA 

Lauren Nicole Carraway Ridgeland 

* Kathryn Marie Cascio Monroe, LA 

' Paul Wesley Case Jackson 

** Gregory Hampton Chastain Monroe, LA 

* Alicia Arin Clark Hattiesburg 

* Charles Gavin Clayton, IV Yazoo City 

* Alicia Katherine Clifton Oxford 

Allison Stevens Coggin Jackson 

* Thomas Wayne Colbert, Jr. Jackson 

Cheryl Cherone Collins Jackson 

Mary Ann Connell Oxford 

Kathleen Weir Conner Canton 

* Rachel Renee Cook Cordova. TN 

" Lisa Jane D'Amour Harahan, LA 

* Mary Parker Deen Pass Christian 

Mary Margaret Dill West Point 

Susan Dunbar Dowdy McComb 

Elizabeth Weaver Downer Jackson 

" Erma Dawson Dunn McComb 

* Elizabeth Hollyn Ellender Hattiesburg 

* Joel Rodman Epperson Lutz, FL 

' Richard Andrew Foxworth Columbia 

Charles Edward Gibson, IV Jackson 

* Patricia Lynn Gleason Ocala, FL 

Julie Marie Goins Leesville, LA 

** Timothy Douglas Gray Brandon 

* Eryn Lynn Hackett Memphis, TN 

*' William Ray Hannah Hixson, TN 

' William James Hannon, Jr Brandon 

Christopher Ronald Henson .... Galesburg, IL 
Tracy Carol Hindman Jackson 

' Daniel Seth Holliday Decatur, AL 

* John Michael Huete New Orleans, LA 

" Bridgett Alys Hurley New Orleans, LA 

* Virginia Anne Ingram Mobile, AL 

Robert Vance Isonhood Canton 

* John William Jabaley Jackson 

Holly duBois Jacques Lake Charles, LA 

Estus Scott Kea Jackson 

Susan Marie Kennedy Hammond, LA 

" Eugenia Maria Koury Jackson 

Kelli Ann Kriss Biloxi 

Emily Helen Lawler Birmingham, AL 

David Vaughan Lester Indianola, lA 

" Kathleen Rose Long Slidell, LA 

** Catherine Shelley Lose Nashville, TN 

Edward Anderson Lowry Canton 

* Richard Jason Manning Mendian 

Regan Elizabeth Marler Gautier 

Rita Randall Martinson Madison 

John Bonner Maxwell, III Memphis, TN 

George Franklin Mays River Ridge, LA 

Ronna Starr Meeks Live Oak, FL 

Marne Anne Meredith Asheville, NO 

Brent Smith Miller Jackson 

Jennifer Ann Miller Franklin, TN 

John Harold Montgomery Lumberton 

Roy Duncan Montgomery Starkville 

Amy Leigh Morris Jackson 

Dale Anthony Moti Lake Charles, LA 

Whitman Davis Mounger Greenwood 

Elizabeth Anne Mullinax Chattanooga, TN 

Gregg Newby Greenville 

Debra Leigh Nugent Boyce, LA 

Stacey Fleming Oliver Austin, TX 

Kristin Dianne Orcutt Nashville, TN 

Parke Daniel Pepper Mount Olive 

Charlton Allen Phillips Madison 

Holly Shapard Powell Austin, TX 

Theresa Ann Powers Jackson 

Bryan Ashley Pratt VIcksburg 

James Clair Pritchard Hattiesburg 

Lynndee Gillette Rainey Gulfport 

Jefferson Mitchell Redding Jackson 

Mary Elizabeth Reilly Oxford 

OIlie Vernell Rencher Clarksdale 

Rebecca Blair Richards Mobile, AL 

Laura Dupuis Riemer New Orleans, LA 

Susan Leah Roberts Brandon 

Norma Katherine Scales Richmond, VA 

Anna Lynn Screpetis Pineville, LA 

Christian Werner Adam Seifert New Orleans, LA 

Katherine Knight Shields Huntsville, AL 

Hampton Fowler Shive Jackson 

William Pinckney Simmons, III . Germantown, TN 

Kathleen Diane Sims Annandale, VA 

Mark Geoffrey Solomon Greenville 

Albert Anthony Spille Jackson 

Stephanie Dionne Stacy Greenville 

Margaret Anne Stamm VIcksburg 

Harold Clifford Stanley Memphis, TN 

Elizabeth Dear Stuckey Greenwood 

John Alan Teal Jackson 

Anne Elizabeth Verret New Orleans, LA 

Angela August Wade Grenada 

Kimberly Grace Waggoner Natchez 

Craig Alan Walker Nacogdoches, TX 

Sharon Cherie Walker Starkville 

Margaret Stevens Walton Oxford 

Kathryn Elizabeth Ward Monroe, LA 

John Egger Watson Jackson 

Thomas Cole Webb Aberdeen 

Christopher David Webre Metairie, LA 

Roland Brown Webster, Jr. Knoxville, TN 

Richard Picard Weiss Greenville 

James Patrick Welsh, III Lebanon, NH 

David Landis Westenberger Pulaski, TN 

Shannon Delania Williams . . . Santa Clara, CA 

Morris Hugh Wiltshire, Jr Southaven 

Jamie Priscilla Witt Pensacola, FL 

Bachelor of Business Administration 

Mary Stewart Atkins Mobile, AL Patricia Ann Burch Monticello, AR 

Michael Curtis Bennison Dallas, TX Max William Burdick Petal 

Nina Anne Best Tupelo Brian David Campbell Clarksdale 

Kelly Ann Bricker Plant City, FL # Jody Montrose Caraccioli .... Baton Rouge, LA 

Anne Sanford Buckalew Apopka, FL " Thomas Todd Cassetty Nashville, TN 


David Marlin Chancellor Memphis, TN 

Ricardo Alberto Chanis , Panama City, PANAMA 

Jod' Lee Christian Jackson 

Jeffrey Lynn Clay Tupelo 

Allyson Sparkman Cox Jackson 

' Angela Kay Cunningham Hopkinsville, TN 

■ Rachel Mary Cwiklik Kosciusko 

Kelly Blake Denton Dallas, TX 

* Ellen Claire Deshotels Lafayette, LA 

Glossie Lorenzo Echols Foxworth 

" Diana Mane Ellett Monroe, LA 

#■■ John Prentis Everett. Ill Baton Rouge, LA 

Rose Lee Flowers Ridgeland 

« Andrew Michael Free Madison 

Kelby Lamar Gilmer Parsons, KS 

Michael E. Goetz Kenner, LA 

■ Kathryn Ann Gunter Wichita, KS 

■ Gregory Olivier Hoyt New Iberia, LA 

■ Todd Jason Isaacks Greenville 

Klare Parker Lane Jackson 

' Jon Frazier Lansdale Corinth 

* John Philip Leach Southaven 

" Anne Latane' Lewis Huntsville, AL 

John Scott Mathis Dallas, TX 

Geraldine McAlpin Canton 

Howard Lamar McMillan, III Jackson 

Glenn Lewis Melvin Brandon 

Marne Anne Meredith Asheville. NC 

Andrew John Meyers Meridian 

Christopher Darrell Moll Willard, OH 

Felecia Carole Overstreet Greenwood 

William Daniel Patterson Benoit 

Kimberly Annette Phillips Canton 

Donald Marion Pittman, Jr Pontotoc 

Steven Wayne Sansom Oxford 

Melissa Ann Saxton Yazoo City 

Lea Ann Smith-Vaniz Canton 

Keith Ramon Stanton Greenwood 

Chan Michel Thomas Jackson 

Chandler Cramer Tipton Jackson 

Joel William Travelstead Jackson 

John Rankin Tull, III Live Oak, FL 

Larry Lovelle Upton Collins 

Alvaro Rodrigo Valenzuela Jackson 

Judith Kelley Wallace Jackson 

Michael Frank Warren Mendenhall 

Kenneth Weaver Williams, Jr Connth 

Bradley Farris Wilson Jackson 

Bachelor of Liberal Studies 

Michael Laverne Bostic Brandon Charles Howard Mitchell Jackson 

" Jean McMorris Burns Terry # Kenneth Kirk Phillips Jackson 

# Cecilia Varela Chatham Ridgeland " Birdie Mae Reed Smith Jackson 

" Angela Lloyd Clark Brandon 

Lee Kelly Lofton 

Bachelor of Music 


Bachelor of 

# Daniel Richard Ayres Jackson 

" Rainna Puran Bahadur Greenwood 

*' Amy Elizabeth Ball Jackson 

' Scott Alan Barr Brandon 

David Norman Bledsoe El Dorado, AR 

Michael David Box Grenada 

' Timothy Glen Bruni Gulfport 

# Jack Foster Burke, III Hattiesburg 

# Albeit Francis Chiemprabha Mendenhall 

"* Eric Dewayne Chisolm Brandon 

Deborah Suhsein Chou Vicksburg 

# Boyce Lament Clark Carriere 

James Corson Crellin Jackson 

' Todd Ashley Dawson Brandon 

Martin James Dempsey Jr. Long Beach 

David Matthew Dillon Brandon 

■" Mark Jason Douglas Mendian 

# Larry Chase Fortenberry Madison 

William Barry Gillespie, Jr Carrollton 

Georgia Lee Golmon Bogue Chitto 

Melissa Lee Gordon Meridian 

'* Clarissa Tolentino Hebron Gulfport 

Jana Rose Henderson Slidell, LA 

# William Elliott Henderson Oxford 

# Stephen Louis Hinton Brandon 

"* David Preston Holland Jackson 

Myrtle Ann Hoover Pascagoula 

' Margaret Seal Jones Germantown, TN 


' Kenneth Maurice Kellum Tupelo 

Mark Ivah Lampton Jackson 

# Alfred Young Lanphier Little Rock, AR 

'* Charles Chuen-Lin Lee Madison 

" Stephen Jasper Lee Starkville 

* Joseph Kirley McAllister, Jr Vicksburg 

* Everett Grayson McKinley Madison 

" Eraser Andrew McKinnon ... New Orleans, LA 

#*" Athanasios Anastasios Mihas Jackson 

*• Christopher Douglas Odom Jackson 

" George Clifford Plauche Lafayette, LA 

Rodney Wakefield Ratliff Jackson 

# Allen Shane Reed Weir 

# Neysha LaRose Sanders Greenwood 

Nathan Eric Schrock Ridgeland 

* Karen Bergstrom Shackelford . . Greensburg, PA 

Kenneth Paul Smith, Jr Gonzales, LA 

Santo Sam Spitale, III Morgan City LA 

#' Elizabeth Marie Sprehe Covington, LA 

David Robert Steckler. Jr Natchez 

David Gregory Suadi Natchez 

'* Christopher Charles Thacker . . West Monroe, LA 

• Susan Siufen Tjeng Brandon 

' Andrew James Velkey II Jackson 

Louis Drake Walsh Baton Rouge, LA 

Roland Brown Webster, Jr Knoxville, TN 

**' Lorna Price Williams McComb 

# Janet Mane Young Yazoo City 

' Oren Verdayne Zimmerman, Jr Hazlehurst 


Master of Business 

Kenneth Boyd Akins Madison 

Melissa Maria Bell Ridgeland 

# Ray Morrow Berry Jackson 

Davis Blair Bingham, Jr. Jackson 

# Stephen Finis Blackwood Jackson 

Mary Patricia Bonom Jackson 

William Keith Bradford Ridgeland 

John Paul Broussard Ridgeland 

Suresh Chawla Jackson 

Lee Ann Darden Jackson 

# Horace Jewell Davis, III Jackson 

Michael L. Ford Jackson 

# Ray Fulton Harrigill Jackson 

Janet Patricia Henderson Ridgeland 

Stephen Ottis Howell Ridgeland 

James Page Ifiman Jackson 

# Elizabeth Diane Martin Jackson 

Ruth Carolyn May Jackson 

Jo Alice McDowell Jackson 

Michael Oliver McGowan Madison 


# Anthony Alan Melvin Jackson 

# John Walter Nance Clarksdale 

# Betty Miles Newman Jackson 

Nola Marie Nicholas Jackson 

Danny Lavelle Pace Vicksburg 

William Todd Paul Jackson 

# Stephen Eugene Phillips Ridgeland 

# Paige Carpenter Pratt Jackson 

James T. Reid Brandon 

McWillie Mitchell Robinson, III Madison 

Leonard Earl Shannon, Jr Jackson 

Marian Phillips Simmons Ridgeland 

Michael John Taylor Jackson 

Carolyn Christian Tindall Pearl 

Salvador Angelo Todaro, Jr Madison 

Gerald Stroud Triplett, Jr Jackson 

Mark Adrian Wall Madison 

Kevin Douglas Whiti Jackson 

# Peggy Cottrill Wilson Pearl 

Paul Winford Young, Jr. Ridgeland 

*Cum Laude "Magna Cum Laude "*Summa Cum Laude #Summer graduate 

Honorary Degrees 

Robert H. Atwell Doctor of Laws 

Gwin J. Kolb Doctor of Humane Letters 

Hyman F. McCarty,Jr Doctor of Laws 

Richard D. McRae Doctor of Public Service 

Sara L. Brooks Bacfielor of Arts 


Academic Probation 51 

Academic Suspension 51 

Accounting 103 

Administrative Regulations 

Academic Probation 51 

Academic Suspension 51 

Alcoholic Beverages 53 

Class Attendance 51 

Disciplinary Expulsion 54 

Disciplinary Probation 54 

Disciplinary Regulations 53 

Disciplinary Suspension 54 

Honor in an*Academic Community 52 

Illegal Substances 53 

Schedule Changes 50 

Social Probation 54 

Student Behavior 52 

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress 51 

Withdrawal 50 

Admission Requirements 

Early Admission 10 

Freshman Admission 10 

International Student Admission 11 

Part-time Admission 11 

Special Student Admission 11 

Transfer Admission 10 

Adult Learning 

Adult Degree Program 46 

Advanced Placement Institutes 46 

Community Ennchment Series 46 

Leadership Seminars in the Humanities ... 46 

Advance Placement 12 

Alcoholic Beverages 53 

American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of 

Business 8 

American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of 

Business 8 

American Association of University Women 8 

American Chemical Society 8 

Anthropology 100 

Application for a Degree 39 

Applying for Admission 12 


Studio Art 57 

Astronomy 93 


Intramural Athletics 27 

Awards and Pnzes 

Else School of Management 33 

Fine Arts 31 

Humanities 32 

Language and Literature 32 

Science and Mathematics 32 

Social and Behavioral Sciences 33 


Bachelor of Business Administration 101 

Biology 80 

Buildings and Grounds 9 

Academic Complex 9 

Boyd Campbell Student Center 9 

Chnstian Center 9 

James Observatory 9 

Murrah Hall 9 


Olin Hall of Science 9 

Physical Activities Center 9 

Sullivan-Harrell Hall 9 

Whitworth Hall 9 

Business Administration 104 

Campus Ministry 26 

Cashing Personal Checks 20 

Returned Checks 20 

Chaplain 26 

Chemistry 82 

Class 48 

Class Attendance 51 

Classical Civilization 65 

Classical Studies 65 

Classical Civilization 65 

Greek 66 

Latin 66 

Comprehensive Examinations 39 

Computer Studies 84 

Computer Usage Fees 19 

Computing Facilities 9 

Concentration in Christian Education 70 

Cooperative Programs 

Business Administration 42 

Engineering and Applied Science 42 

Military Science 43 

Counseling & Career Planning and Placement 

Center 13 

Counseling Services 

Career Planning and Placement 13 

Course Numbers 56 

Course offering 56 

Course offerings 56 

Credit by Examination 12 

Dean's List 50 

Degree Requirements 

Additional Requirements for Bachelor of 

Business Administration 38 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of 

Arts Degree 37 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of 

Music Degre 38 

Additional Requirements for the Bachelor of 

Science Degree: 37 

Comprehensive Examinations 39 

Core Requirements for all degrees 34 

Exemptions 37 

Fine Arts 37 

Majors 38 

Minors 39 

Multi-Disciplinary Topics Courses 36 

Quality Index Required 39 

Second Degree 39 

The Heritage Program 36 

Topics Courses Core 6-9 37 

Writing Assessment Portfolio 37 

Digital Equipment VAX/VMS 9 

Disciplinary Expulsion 54 

Disciplinary Probation 54 

Disciplinary Suspension 54 



Early Admission 10 

Economics 106 

Education 94 

Teacher Education Program 94 

Else School ot Management 8 

Admission 102 

Curriculum 102 

Transfer Credit 102 

English 73 

Literary Studies 73 

Literature and Culture 75 

Rhetoric. Wnting and Pedagogy 76 

European Studies 71 

Examination 48 



Computer Usage 19 

Matenals 19 

Science Laboratory 19 

Special 19 

Finance 104 

Financial Aid Opportunities 

Part-time Employment 24 

State Student Incentive Grants 24 

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants 24 

The Pell Grant 24 

Work-Study Program 24 

Financial Regulations 

Payments 20 

Fine Arts 57 

Forum Senes 26 

Fraternities 30 

French 77 

Freshman Admission 

By high school graduation, By Equivalency 

Cenificate; 10 


Geology 87 

Grades. Honors. Class Standing 

Course Load 50 

Credit/No Credit Grade Option 49 

Dean s List 50 

Election to Phi Beta Kappa 49 

Repeat Courses 49 

Student Status 48 

Grades, Honors. Class Standings 

Grade Points 48 

Graduation 49 

With Distinction 49 

With Honors 49 

Greek 66 


Heritage Program 36 

History 66 

Honor in an Academic Community 52 

Honor Societies 

Alpha Epsilon Delta 29 

Alpha Eta Sigma 29 

Alpha Kappa Delta 29 

Alpha Psi Omega 29 

Beta Beta Beta 29 

Beta Gamma Sigma 29 

Financial Management Association Honor 

Society 29 

Omicron Delta Epsilon 29 

Omicron Delta Kappa 29 

Order of Omega 29 

Phi Alpha Theta 30 

Phi Beta Kappa 30 

Phi Eta Sigma 30 

Pi Delta 30 

Pi Delta Phi 30 

Pi Kappa Delta 30 

Schiller Gesellschafl30 

Sigma Delta Pi 30 

Sigma Lambda 30 

Sigma Pi Sigma 30 

Sigma Tau Delta 30 

Theta Nu Sigma 30 

Housing 14 

Humanities 65 


Institutional Scholarships 21 

Interdisciplinary Studies 71 

European Studies 71 

Interdisciplinary Courses 72 

Women's Studies 71 

International Student Admission 11 


Jackson 8 

James Observatory 9 


Laboratory and Fine Arts Fees 

Science Laboratory Fees 19 

Language and Literature 73 

Latin 66 

Leaves of Absence 11 

Loan Funds 

Additional Financial Aid Opportunities .... 24 

Perkins Loans (NDSL) 24 

Plus/SLS 24 

Stafford Guaranteed Student Loan Program 23 


Major Reuben Webster Millsaps 8 

Majors 38 

Management 105 

Marketing 105 

Master of Business Administration 46 

Materials Fee 19 

Mathematics 89 

Meal Plan 21 

Medals and Pnzes 31 

Medical Services 14 

Millsaps-Wilson Library 9 

Minors 39 

Modern Languages 

French 77 

German 78 

Placement in Modern Languages 77 

Spanish 79 

Multi-Disciplinary Topics Courses 36 


Applied Music 62 

Bachelor of Music 59 


Goals for Music Learning 59 

Keyboard Proficiency 60 

Organ Requirements 60 

Piano Requirements 60 

Teacher Certification 60 

Voice Requirements 60 

Music and Drama 27 

Tfie Millsaps Players 27 

The Millsaps Singers 27 

The Wind Ensemble 27 


National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher 
Education 8 

Orientation and Advisement 

Perspectives 13 


Part-time Admission 11 

Phi Beta Kappa 49 

Phi Beta Kappa 8 


Mathematics Requirements 91 

Political Science 96 

Pre-Law 41 

Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental 40 

Pre-Ministerial 40 

Pre-Social Work 41 

Psychology 97 

Public Events Committee 26 

Publications 27 

Stylus 27 

The Bobasheia 27 

The Purple and White 27 


Quantitative Management 105 


Readmission 11 

Refunds 20 


Concentration in Chnstian Education 70 

Requirements for Degrees 36 

Research facilities 8 

Reservation Deposits 

New Students 19 

Returning Students 19 

Residence halls 

Goodman House 18 

Sanderson 18 

Residence Requirements 38 


Schedule Changes 50 

Scholarships and Financial Aid 21 

Science and Mathematics 80 

Science Laboratory Fees 19 

Social and Behavioral Sciences 94 

Social Probation 54 

Sociology and Anthropology 

Anthropology 100 

Sociology 98 

Sororities 30 

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools . 8 

Spanish 79 

Special Fees 

Activity Fee 19 

Auditing of Courses 20 

Change of Schedule Fee 20 

Course Overload Fee 19 

Credit by Examination Fee 20 

Graduation Fee 20 

Late fee 20 

Music Fee 20 

Parking Fee 19 

Senior Citizens 20 

Special Programs 

British Studies at Oxford 44 

Ford Fellows Program 44 

Legislative Intern Program 45 

Other Study Abroad Programs 45 

Public Administration Internship 45 

School of Management Intern Programs . ^ 45 

Semester Abroad in Central Europe 44 

Summer Program in London and Munich . . 44 

The Honors Program 44 

The Washington Semester 44 

Special Student Admission 11 

Student Behavior 52 

Student Organizations 

Adult Student Association 28 

Bacchus 28 

Black Student Association 28 

Circle K 28 

Cross Cultural Connection 28 

English Club 28 

Finance Club 29 

Forensics Society 29 

French Club 29 

German Club 29 

Habitat for Humanity 29 

Results 29 

Society of Physics Students 29 

Spanish Clubs 29 

Student Body Association 28 

Student Records 15 

Sullivan-Harrell Hall 9 


Teacher Certification 41 

The Graduate Program 46 

Master of Business Administration 46 

The Millsaps Plan 20 

Theatre 64 

Transfer admission 10 

Tuition and Fees 18 

Reservation Deposits 19 

Schedule of Payment for Rooms 18 


University Senate, United Meth. Church 8 


Withdrawal 50 

Women's Studies 71 

Writing Assessment 37