2011-2012 College Catalog by Millsaps College

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mission millsaps college is dedicated to academic excellence to open inquiry and free expression to the exploration of faith to inform vocation and to the innovative shaping of the social economic and cultural progress of our region methodist affiliation millsaps college celebrates its connection with the united methodist church the college embodies the spirit of john wesley founder of the methodist tradition in its emphases on scholarly inquiry academic freedom and spiritual growth millsaps college is a church-related institution welcoming of people from all religious traditions or no religious tradition and committed to equipping all people for a meaningful life of service to others 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

28 • mr and mrs j h tabb scholarship • tatum family scholarship • rowan taylor sr scholarship • john ed thomas family scholarship • keith tonkel scholarship • william h tribette scholarship • florence m trull memorial scholarship • tellus operating group llc scholarship • elizabeth cunningham turnbull scholarship • f russel turner scholarship • j murray and sandra rainwater underwood scholarship • united methodist church endowed scholarship fund • dennis e vickers scholarship • vicksburg hospital medical foundation scholarship in honor of emmett and ellena ward • paul a warren and dollie mae warren scholarship • l p wasson and ella w wasson memorial scholarship • w h watkins scholarship • john houston wear jr foundation scholarship • col lynn h webb scholarship • james thompson weems scholarship • mary virginia weems scholarship • ned welles memorial fund

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 are expected to declare a major by the end of the sophomore year all work to be applied toward the major must be approved in advance by the department chair a student may have more than one major by completing all of the requirements in the departments involved minors while there is no requirement that students complete a minor as part of their degree they may elect a minor in those departments that offer one they cannot get a minor and a major under the same department example major in biology and minor in biology a student must have a minimum of 16 semester hours in a department in order to qualify for a minor a minimum of eight semester hours applied toward the minor must be taken at millsaps specific requirements for a particular minor can be found under the appropriate department of instruction areas

topics like core values ethical and moral leadership and military ethics a separate leadership laboratory is a mandatory requirement mlas 400 national security affairs and preparation for active duty a survey course designed to examine the national security process regional studies advanced leadership ethics and air force doctrine special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession officership military justice civilian control of the military preparation for active duty and current issues affecting military professionalism within this structure continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills a mandatory leadership laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences giving students the opportunity to apply the leadership and management principles of this course

research tools and a seminar paper offered occasionally prerequisites four semesters of college ancient greek or equivalent 4050 attic orators – advanced 4 sem hours an advanced translation course in the speeches of lysias or demosthenes we will explore greek rhetoric athenian court practices as well as the social and political context for the speeches this course includes a 4th hour colloquium instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper offered occasionally prerequisites four semesters of college ancient greek or equivalent 4060 homer – advanced 4 sem hours an advanced translation course from selected books of the iliad or odyssey in homeric greek we will also address key issues and texts pertaining to the homeric question this course includes a 4th hour colloquium instruction in disciplinary research tools and a seminar paper offered occasionally prerequisites four semesters of college ancient greek or equivalent 4070 aristophanes – advanced

3230 spanish-american civilization 4 sem hours this course focuses on the art history literary accomplishments and cultural aspirations of spanish-speaking people in the americas taught in spanish prerequisites two courses from the series 2110 2120 2130 or 2140 or consent of the department chair 3300 survey of peninsular literature from the 18th century to the present 4 sem hours a close study of the principal literary works produced in spain from the 18th century to the present taught in spanish prerequisities two courses from the series 2110 2120 2130 or 2140 or consent of the department chair offered every other year 3310 survey of spanish-american literature from late modernism to the present 4 sem hours a close study of the principal literary works produced in spanish america from the early 20th century to the present taught in spanish prerequisites two courses from the series 2110 2120 2130 or 2140 or consent of the department chair offered every other year 3750 3753 special

courses 1001 introductory cell biology laboratory 1 sem hour laboratory course to accompany biol 1003 introduction to cell biology introduces basic instrumentation and experimental strategies used to study modern biological concepts at the cellular level this course along with biol 1003 fulfills core 7 or 9 corequisite biol 1003 1003 introduction to cell biology 3 sem hours first in a three course core sequence for biology majors an intensive examination of fundamental concepts of modern cell biology including cell structure and physiology molecular biology and genetics this course along with biol 1001 fulfills core 7 or 9 and is a prerequisite for all other biology majors courses corequisite biol 1001 biol 1011 general botany laboratory 1 sem hour laboratory course to accompany biol 1013 includes a survey of bacterial protist fungal and plant diversity corequisite biol 1013 prerequisite biol 1001/1003 biol 1013 general botany 3 sem hour an introduction to the structures life

mathematics professors connie m campbell ph.d robert a shive jr ph.d associate professors mark j lynch ph.d assistant professors gayla f dance m.s m.a chair emlee w nicholson ph.d yan wang ph d instructor tracy l sullivan m.s requirements for major students may complete a major in mathematics or applied mathematics with nine mathematics courses that include analytic geometry and calculus ii math 2230 and iii math 2240 introduction to advanced mathematics math 2310 linear algebra math 3650 senior seminar math 4902 math 4912 in addition students complete their major with the following courses a major in mathematics abstract algebra math 4620 advanced calculus math 4630 and at least eight additional semester hours on mathematics at or above the 3000 level majors must also complete one of the following computer science i csci 1010 a physics course with a lab econometrics and applied statistics econ 3030 or an intermediate level course in french b major in applied mathematics

humanities and social sciences • idst 2500 topics modern world globalization and technology • phil 3750 special topics environmental ethics • rlst 3150 religion science and nature • rlst 3750 special topics religion and the environment • hist 3710 environment technology and power • hist 4750 modern environmental history • plsc 1000 american government • plsc 2010 american public policy • econ 2000 principles of economics • soan 1100 introduction to anthropology • soan 1110 introduction to archaeology 4911 environmental studies seminar 1 sem hour an interdisciplinary colloquium in which students share the results of the environmental research internship or field course work they have undertaken as a requirement of the environmental studies minor ordinarily taken in the senior year prerequisite or corequisite field course research course or internship course approved by the director of the minor taken by permission of

4050 international business law 4 sem hours this course introduces the international legal structures designed to regulate international trade and commerce the student will examine the legal aspects of business with a particular emphasis on the effect of international law treaties and governmental policies on immigration labor contracts imports and exports intellectual property and international investments the course will offer a comparative approach to the study of international law to demonstrate how various societal and cultural environments affect the approaches to legal systems and the enforcement of those systems special purpose course numbers 4750–4753 special topics 1–4 sem hours 4800–4803 directed studies 1–4 sem hours 4850–4853 internship 1–4 sem hours economics 2000 principles of economics 4 sem hours this course investigates examination of basic micro and macro concepts of economics including the role of economics supply and