Majors and Minors

Students navigate their way through programs of study with the Compass Curriculum.

A major at Millsaps is a specialized course of study required of all students, offering the opportunity to focus in depth on a particular discipline. It usually consists of 32–48 hours of course work specified by a particular department, in addition to the prescribed work for the degree. A student must have a minimum of 16 semester hours in a department in order to qualify for a minor.

Pre-professional programs at Millsaps focus on engineering, pre-med, nursing, pharmacy, education, law, and ministry. Millsaps has developed innovative partnerships supporting these programs.

PROGRAM of STUDYMAJORMINORMASTERS
Accounting (BBA, MAcc)
African Studies
African-American Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art—Art History (BA or BS) (Optional concentration in museum studies)
Art—Digital Arts (BA or BS)
Art—Museum Studies  
Art—Studio Art (BA or BS) (Optional concentration in digital arts)
Biochemistry (BA or BS)
Biology (BA or BS)
Business Administration (BBA, MBA, EMBA)
Chemistry (BA or BS)
Chemistry (BA or BS) (American Chemical Society General, Organic, or Biochemistry Track)
Communication Studies (BA or BS) 
Creative Writing (BA or BS) 
Economics (BA or BS) (With tracks in business, quantitative, or policy economics) 
Education Studies  
English (Literature in English) (BA or BS) 
Environmental Science (BA or BS)  
Environmental Studies  
European Studies (BA) 
Film Studies  
French  
Geology (BA or BS) 
Geophysics (BA or BS)  
Government and Politics (BA or BS) 
Government and Politics—Applied Politics
Greek  
Greek and Roman Civilization  
Greek and Roman Studies  
History (BA or BS) 
Jewish Studies  
Latin  
Latin American Studies (BA or BS) 
Mathematics (BA or BS) 
Mathematics—Applied Mathematics (BA or BS)  
Military Science  
Music 
Neurophilosophy (BA or BS)  
Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies (BA or BS) 
Nonprofit Management  
Peace and Justice Studies  
Philosophy (BA or BS) 
Philosophy–Religious Studies (BA or BS)  
Psychology (BA or BS) 
Religious Studies  
Religious Studies/Sociology–Anthropology (BA or BS)  
Self-Designed Major (BA or BS)  
Sociology  
Sociology-Anthropology (BA or BS) (With concentrations in sociology, anthropology, or both)  
Spanish (BA or BS) 
Theatre  
Vocation, Ethics, and Society  
Women’s and Gender Studies  
PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS   
Pre-Engineering   
Pre-Health   
Pre-Law   
Pre-Ministerial   
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