2012-2013 College Catalog by Millsaps College

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vision statement building on its motto ad excellentiam its strong heritage of social justice freedom of thought and reflection on life’s most important questions and its central location in the capital city of mississippi millsaps engages students in a transformative learning and leadership experience that results in personal and intellectual growth commitment to good citizenship in our global society and a desire to succeed and make a difference in every community they touch mission millsaps college is dedicated to academic excellence open inquiry and free expression the exploration of faith to inform vocation and 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

regaining financial aid eligibility financial aid eligibility can be re-established after the student improves their academic record to meet the minimum standards required by the sap policy without the assistance of financial aid funds similarly financial aid eligibility can be re-established by successfully appealing your suspension approved appeals and satisfactory academic progress probation for approved appeals the student will be placed on satisfactory academic progress probation financial aid sap probation is for financial aid purposes only and is separate from academic standing probation while on satisfactory academic progress probation certain conditions for academic performance will be set and monitored students placed on ‘probation’ regain eligibility for financial aid if • the student meets all of the standards of satisfactory academic progress by the end of one subsequent period of enrollment or • the student is placed on an academic plan leading

different students will learn practice and hone these qualities in different majors and in different courses across the disciplines here at millsaps to build the most appropriate program of study students planning for law school should consult their major adviser faculty that have been influential in their academic study the career center and the pre-law adviser the law school admission test lsat should be taken in the spring semester of the junior year or the fall semester of the senior year during the junior year the student interested in law school should consult with the pre-law adviser to begin preparations for the lsat and the law school admission process millsaps college teacher preparation program the millsaps college teacher preparation program is accredited by the national council for the accreditation of teacher education ncate and approved by the mississippi department of education this accreditation allows students who complete licensure requirements to teach within or

the correct distinction it is the student’s responsibility to inform the office of records of any possible errors and to work with the professors involved this deadline does not apply to the grades of incomplete or withdrawal which have separate policies class standing the following number of hours is required for sophomore rating 28 semester hours for junior rating 60 semester hours for senior rating 92 semester hours a student’s classification is determined at the beginning of the fall and spring semester credit hour one credit hour represents a minimum of 45 hours of engagement with class material or 3 hours of academic engagement per week over a 15-week semester student status degree-seeking students taking 12 or more semester hours will be classified as full-time students degree-seeking students taking fewer than 12 semester hours will be classified as part-time students a nondegree student is a mature person of ability and seriousness of purpose who enrolls for

chemistry biochemistry division of sciences timothy j ward ph.d associate dean of sciences professors s keith dunn ph.d jimmie m purser ph.d kristina l stensaas ph.d chair timothy j ward ph.d associate dean of sciences associate professors wolfgang h kramer ph.d l lee maggio ph.d assistant professor cory g toyota ph.d requirements for chemistry major all students pursuing a degree in chemistry must complete the following courses • general inorganic chemistry i with lab chem 1213/1211 and ii with lab chem 1223/1221 • organic chemistry i with lab chem 2110/2111 and ii with lab chem 2120/2121 • quantitative analysis with lab chem 2310/2311 • physical chemistry i chem 3410 or principles of physical chemistry chem 3400 • chemical separations chem 3310 or instrumental analysis chem 3320 • organic spectral analysis chem 3123 • literature of chemistry chem 4900 students pursuing a b.s degree with a major in chemistry must satisfy two of their

lilly service intern lilly fellow programs students may opt to become lilly service interns or lilly fellows programs designed to encourage exploration into the relationship between work meaning and service to others both interns and fellows must take the course the meaning of work fwrk 2400 crosslisted in religion rlst 2400 and philosophy phil 2750 lilly service interns also take one service-learning course—human development idst 1610 field research in reading educ 3850 instructional design implementation and classroom management educ 3200 performance assessment educ 3110 early literacy i educ 3100 education of the exceptional population through the images of film and the reality of work educ 3130 – or complete one lilly internship the clinical practice semester can meet this requirement lilly fellows complete the meaning of work fwrk 2400 an applied ethics course and two semesters of lilly internship fellows receive a $1,000.00 stipend for their internship

3230 the sixties 4 sem hours an interdisciplinary examination of american history and culture during the 1960s utilizing literature film music painting and sculpture as well as more traditional historical sources offered in alternate years 3240 the seventies and eighties 4 sem hours an interdisciplinary examination of american history and culture from the nixon years through the 1980s utilizing literature film music and painting as well as more traditional sources offered in alternate years 3250 our times america since 1990 4 sem hours an interdisciplinary examination of american history and culture from 1990 to the present utilizing literature film music painting and sculpture as well as more traditional historical sources offered in alternate years 3260 women and men in america 4 sem hours 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

s3 0!nthropologyof7ar s 5 0%ducatingfor,eadershipand0romoting0eace s0,3 0 nternational/rganizations-odel5nited.ations s 344he4wice 0romised,and s0,3 00eace #onmict2esolution andnternational3ecurityprerequisite waived for peace studies minor two more courses from the above list or from a variety of approved “peace friendly” courses complete the minor philosophy division of arts and humanities david c davis ph.d associate dean of arts and humanities professor patrick d hopkins ph.d steven g smith ph.d chair associate professors theodore g ammon ph.d kristen m brown ph.d 170 mission statement as the historical foundation of all academic disciplines philosophy continues to address the most fundamental and relevant questions of human existence—the knowledge meaning nature and morality of ourselves and the world around us the mission of the department of philosophy at millsaps college is to provide

a particular interest in studying another tradition should consult with the department of religious studies faculty about appropriate courses to take christian education an interdisciplinary study in christian education is available to students for specific requirements contact the chair of the department of religious studies courses 1010–1020 introduction to classical hebrew 4 sem hours this year-long study of classical ancient biblical hebrew will focus on mastery of grammar vocabulary and syntax to lay the foundation for proficient reading of hebrew texts 1000 religions of the world and how to study them 4 sem hours a wide-ranging exploration of the phenomenon of religion and of the various approaches to its study 2010 ethics and religion 4 sem hours a study of moral reasoning about personal and social issues in various religious philosophical and cultural contexts an arguments course offered in alternate years 2020 classical hebrew readings 4 sem hours this semester

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 demand price determination demand and production theory costs competition monopoly the role of government in the economy national income determination the

catherine powell b.a 2012 assistant dean of admissions stacie sharp b.s 2011 visit coordinator stephen smith b.a 2012 admissions counselor 240 writing center anita m derouen b.a m.a ph.d 2008 director of writing and teaching kendra n mitchell-trotter 2012 administrative assistant to the core curriculum and the writing