2013-2014 College Catalog by Millsaps College

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calendar for 2013–14 first semester august 22 residence halls open 8 a.m for new students august 22-25 orientation for new students august 23 fall conference for faculty august 25 residence halls and fraternity houses open 9 a.m for returning students august 26 classes begin august 26-27 registration for class changes august 29 opening convocation september 2 labor day – no classes college offices closed september 4 last day for schedule changes without grade october 10 mid-semester grades due october 11 classes until 4:30 mid-semester holidays begin october 16 mid-semester holidays end 8 a.m october 17 tap day october 31 last day for dropping courses with grade of w november 4-7 registration for spring semester november 11-15 evaluations november 27 no classes thanksgiving break november 28-29 college offices closed december 1 thanksgiving holidays end residence halls open 3 p.m december 9 last regular meeting of classes december 10 reading day december 11-12 final

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 to graduation that if followed ensures that the student is able to meet all of the standards of satisfactory academic progress by a specific point in time students who meet all of the standards of satisfactory academic progress while on probation will be placed in meets sap at the conclusion of the period of enrollment or academic plan period

pre-law no particular major or sequence of courses is necessary for students planning to go to law school indeed there is no ideal pre-law program applicable to all students instead a student planning to attend law school should strive to attain and master the intellectual qualities that make one successful in the study of law 1 the ability to think and analyze critically and 2 the ability to write well 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

administrative regulations schedule changes a student cannot change classes drop classes or add new classes except by the consent of the faculty adviser or the dean all course adds/drops after the first day of class must have signatures of the faculty instructor and adviser if courses are dropped prior to the last day to drop courses without penalty the dropped courses will not appear on the student’s record courses dropped after this date are recorded as w there is a published date following midterm grades after which it is no longer possible to drop a course without the approval of the dean of the college students who drop a course without securing the required approvals will receive an f withdrawal in order to withdraw from the college within any term an undergraduate student must meet with the director of academic support services for an exit interview and to obtain a withdrawal form no refund will be considered unless the withdrawal form with appropriate signatures is

requirements for acs certified chemistry major the department of chemistry is accredited through the american chemical society acs to offer the acs degree certification in chemistry the acs certified degree provides more in-depth training for those students who wish to pursue graduate studies in chemistry or other advanced studies there are three acs accredited degree track options acs major general track acs major biochemistry track and acs major organic track all acs track students must take the following introductory foundation and related courses as well as complete 400 hours of laboratory work beyond the introductory course level undergraduate research hours can count towards the 400 hour requirement • introductory courses general inorganic chemistry i with lab chem 1213/1211 and ii with lab chem 1223/1221 • foundation courses organic chemistry i with lab chem 2110/2111 quantitative analysis with lab chem 2310/2311 advanced inorganic chemistry chem 3210 physical

4901 research in education 1-4 sem hours students contribute to the design implementation and dissemination of education research enrollment by permission of instructor only 4900 educational theory policy and practice 4 sem hours the study of educational theory and the philosophies which underlie the development of curricula instructional programs and educational policy regarding the enhancement of literacy special attention is given to the relationship between educational theory policy development and modern educational practice prerequisites idst 1610 educ 3200 educ 3130 english division of arts and humanities david c davis ph.d associate dean of arts and humanities professors eric j griffin ph.d chair suzanne marrs ph.d gregory miller ph.d associate professors laura e franey ph.d anne macmaster ph.d 124 assistant professors curtis coats ph.d anita derouen ph.d visiting assistant professor richard boada ph.d faculty teaching fellow edward porter ph.d the english department

3370 art and power in europe ritual myth and propaganda from the emperor augustus to the house of windsor 4 sem hours this course analyzes the role of rituals myths and propaganda in politics throughout western history cultural means have been used to create express or legitimate political power this course investigates how paintings films poems and ceremonies have been manipulated to bolster the political authority of rulers including louis xiv hitler and elizabeth ii offered in alternate years 3380 introduction to cultural history 4 sem hours this course explores the importance of culture in shaping modern european history students will examine various methodologies of cultural history and see how historians analyze key shifts in modern europe by using diverse and often bizarre documents in particular the class will compare works on political culture popular culture and manufactured or commercial culture offered occasionally 3500 topics in middle eastern history 4 sem hours an

• rlst 2790 religion peace and justice • soan 2850 anthropology of war • educ 3270 educating for leadership and promoting peace • plsc 3410-3412 international organizations/model united nations • hist 3500 the twice-promised land • plsc 4400 peace conflict resolution and international security prerequisite waived for peace studies minor two more courses from the above list or from a variety of approved “peace friendly” courses complete the minor 2000 introduction to peace studies 2350 contemplative practices this course is an exploration of contemplative practices that developed in india as part of hindu and buddhist traditions but which have in some cases been altered through interactions with western culture the practices include mindfulness meditation postural yoga and compassion philosophy division of arts and humanities david c davis ph.d associate dean of arts and humanities 172 professor patrick d hopkins ph.d steven g smith ph.d

2210 hebrew scriptures old testament 4 sem hours an introduction to the history literature thought and practices of ancient israel a texts and traditions a course offered in alternate years 2220 new testament and early christianity 4 sem hours an introduction to the background beginnings earliest development and thought of christianity a texts and traditions a course offered in alternate years 2300 african-american religions 4 sem hours a study of varieties of religious expression belief and organization in african-american spiritual existence since the 18th century with consideration of slave religion racism and religion religious colonization independent black churches black protest and liberation theology womanist thought and heterodox religious groups like the jehovah’s witnesses the nation of islam santeria and voodoo offered occasionally this course may be repeated for credit with a different topic 2350 fundamentalism 4 sem hours an exploration of the characteristics

microeconomics of health healthcare and health policy its main goals are to apply economic principles to health-related issues to explain the social political and economic contexts of healthcare delivery to explore the changing nature of health-care and to analyze public policy from an economic perspective prerequisite econ 2000 and at least junior standing offered occasionally 3060 quantitative methods 4 sem hours this course examines analytical and statistical tools useful in economic decision making topics will include data collection data analysis advanced econometric models and the communication of quantitative thinking additional topics may include constrained optimization and simulations prerequisite econ 3030 and math 1150 3070 competition among few industrial organization 4 sem hours this course addresses imperfectly competitive markets emphasis is on the structure behavior and performance of and public policy toward markets in which power is concentrated in the hands of a

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