2006-2007 College Catalog by Millsaps College

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april 16-19 early registration for fall semester 2007 april 26 awards day april 27 last regular meeting of classes april 30 – may 1 final examination days may 2… reading day may 3-5 … final examination days may 7 final grades for graduating seniors due may 9 all semester grades due in the office of records may 11 baccalaureate may 12 commencement—residence halls close at 5 p.m may 28 memorial day—college offices closed formal academic occasion millsaps purpose founded in 1890 millsaps college is a community committed to trust in disciplined learning and the ideals of a liberal arts education as keys 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 college seeks to provide a learning environment that increases knowledge deepens understanding of faith and inspires the development of mature citizens with the intellectual capacities ethical principles

24 • clara barton green scholarship fund • wharton green ’98 scholarship fund • s j greer scholarship fund • john l guest endowed scholarship fund • haining family endowed scholarship fund • clyde and mary hall endowed scholarship fund • mr and mrs d h hall scholarship fund • maurice h hall sr endowed scholarship fund • willard w hanson sponsored scholarship fund • ruma and raju haque memorial endowed scholarship fund • james e hardin memorial endowed scholarship fund • paul douglas and mary giles hardin scholarship fund • w troy harkey endowed music scholarship fund • martha parks harrison endowed scholarship fund • rev l d haughton memorial endowed scholarship fund • william randolph hearst endowed minority scholarship fund • karim e hederi endowed scholarship fund • nellie khayat hederi endowed music scholarship fund • john paul henry scholarship fund •

gordon allport award for the application of psychology presented for outstanding involvement in the application of psychological science to the public interest frances h coker award in sociology given each year to the outstanding senior majoring in sociology chi omega social science award presented to the outstanding female senior in the social sciences else school of management richard b baltz award presented to the outstanding student majoring in economics 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 cpas award presented to a senior 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 scholars presented to seniors in

students link present-day china with its past and better understand today’s china particularly its political system through the investigation of china’s feudal and imperial roots by observing traditional chinese architecture arts and village life and visiting suzhou a world heritage site famous for its private gentry homes with traditional gardens and zhou-zhuang a 900-year-old village in southern china famous for its intellectuals and entrepreneurs during the imperial era students come to better understand the characteristics of chinese culture and national character and see how those characteristics have influenced the economic development of china today the interaction between cultural tradition and the demands of a modern economy are further examined during visits to schools in wuhan these visits which include a kindergarten a foreign language school with grades 1–12 and two universities introduce students to china’s education system and enable them to

3790 junior studio art seminar 4 sem hours an upper-level studio art seminar focused on a different topic every fall semester open to all students who have had a previous studio art course with instructor’s permission 3800-3803 independent study in art 1 2 3 or 4 sem hours 3850–3853 internship in studio art 1 2 3 or 4 sem hours an internship in which a student works with a museum art agency business firm or artist under supervision of the millsaps career center or art department internships may not count towards a major requirement prerequisite consent of career center and the art department chair 4790 senior studio art seminar 4 sem hours an upper-level studio art seminar focused on a different topic every fall semester required of all senior art majors with a concentration in studio art or a double concentration in art history and studio art art history courses 2500 survey of ancient and medieval art 4 sem hours a study of the development of art from prehistoric

intellectuals at the turn of the 20th century taught in spanish prerequisite spanish 2110 4750 special studies in spanish 4 sem hours 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 4760 cervantes 4 sem hours a study of the life and works of miguel de cervantes saavedra including his short stories and plays as well as don quixote de la mancha taught in spanish prerequisite spanish 2110 4770 golden age drama 4 sem hours an in-depth study of representative theatrical works written in spain between 1550 and 1681 taught in spanish prerequisite spanish 2110 4800–4803 directed study in spanish 1 2 3 or 4 sem hours for advanced students who wish to do reading and research in special areas under the guidance of an instructor prerequisite spanish 2110 and consent of the department chair 4900 senior seminar 4 sem hours in this capstone

semester capstone course for the biology major selected topics in the history and current literature of science particularly biology emphasizing the development of an integrated worldview from the standpoint of the sciences required for all biology majors prerequisite senior standing chemistry professors jimmie m purser ph.d timothy j ward ph.d chair associate professor kristina l stensaas ph.d assistant professors l lee lewis ph.d wolfgang h kramer ph.d mark a hamon ph.d requirements for major all students pursuing a degree in chemistry must complete the following courses in chemistry with a grade of c or better • general chemistry i and ii and general chemistry laboratory i and ii • organic chemistry i and ii and organic chemistry laboratory i and ii • quantitative analysis and applications of quantitative analysis • physical chemistry i or principles of physical chemistry • chemical separations or instrumental analysis • organic spectral

product spaces and quotient spaces separation axioms connectedness compactness and continuous functions prerequisite mathematics 2310 offered on demand 4750–4753 selected topics in advanced mathematics 1 2 3 or 4 sem hours a study of an area of mathematics not covered in regular departmental offerings that require a high level of mathematical sophistication prerequisite consent of the instructor 4800 graph theory 4 sem hours a theoretical study of trees connectivity eulerian graphs hamiltonian graphs planarity colorability and extremal graph theory prerequisite mathematics 2310 offered in alternate years 4810 complex analysis 4 sem hours topics include complex numbers sets and functions limits and continuity analytic functions cauchy theorems and integrals taylor and laurent series residues and contour integration prerequisite mathematics 2310 and mathematics 2240 or consent of the department chair offered in alternate years 4902–4912 senior seminar 2 2 sem hours

soan 3310 deviance a comparative approach soan 3500 sociology of law soan 4790 asians in america international studies the concentration in international studies is designed to reward students who want to learn about contemporary global affairs in an interdisciplinary fashion the concentration in international studies requires the following courses required introductory course choose one four-hour course • an idst 2500 core 5 topics class that focuses substantially on international or cross-cultural relations • plsc 2400 international relations required study abroad students must participate in one study abroad program that is approved by the college in consultation with faculty advisers students may choose a program that takes place during a summer a semester or a year the program must provide at least four hours of approved credit those credits may be used to fulfill the distribution requirements for the concentration in case of programs that are interdisciplinary in

3020 e-commerce 4 sem hours course will explore the e-commerce concept in the computer lab with focus on its business processes opportunities limitations issues and risks modules on creating web pages working with xml and web programming with java will be included prerequisites computer science 1010 or equivalent and at least junior standing 3110 business networks and the internet 4 sem hours provides those responsible for technology management strategic planning and various aspects of organizational management with an understanding of networking electronic communications and the internet topics will be covered from the management perspective and will include lan wan hubs servers various systems configurations and internet technologies with emphasis on implications for management prerequisites junior standing special purpose course numbers 4750–4753 special topics 1 2 3 or 4 sem hours 4800–4803 independent studies 1 2 3 or 4 sem hours 4850–4853 internship 1 2

special events luran buchanan b.a 1993 special events coordinator division of student life brit katz b.a m.ed ph.d 2003 vice president of student life and dean of students don fortenberry b.a m.div d.min 1973 minister of christian experiences janis c booth b.a m.s ed.d 1986 director of college counseling lisa garvin b.a m.div 2005 chaplain sherryl elizabeth wilburn b.l.s 1992 director of multicultural affairs and director of international programs and study abroad 198 betty hulsey a.a 1999 assistant to the vice president of student life rushton johnson b.a m.s ed.d 2004 assistant dean and director of residence life j kendrick schetter b.s m.s 2003 assistant director of career center/coordinator of information technology vicki mcdonald 1994 student employment coordinator janet langley b.a m.l.s 1991 director of academic support services martha johnston b.s 2002 administrative assistant brooks brower b.a m.a 2003 assistant director of residence life for first-year