Social Sciences

Inquiry & Discovery

Become a leader, innovator and caregiver in a complex and rapidly changing world. From under the microscope to beyond the galaxy. You will answer important questions, find solutions and pursue knowledge that spurs innovation.

Anthropology

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of human beings and their ancestors. Classes incorporate the natural sciences, the humanities and the social sciences. Compare human societies across the globe and across time by examining cultures, language and artifacts.

Archeology

Archeology

Archeology involves detailed studies of past civilizations, including how they ate, thought, built and operated as a society. Not only will you study on campus, but you can take part in Millsaps’ own archeological projects.

Economics

Economics

With economics you will learn about a wide range of forces that shape our economy and society and examine issues such as poverty, growth, unemployment, income inequality, trade, health care, the environment and regulation.

Education Studies

Education Studies

Mold the minds of the future. Millsaps College offers the pathways for those interested in education, education-allied fields or youth-focused professions.

Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Government and Politics — With a degree in government and politics, you can pursue a career in areas such as public service, government, teaching, law, business, journalism, public affairs and international relations.

Military Science

Military Science

A military science minor students will participate in a partnership with Jackson State University and the United States Army to earn credit hours toward the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program.

Neuro- & Cognitive Science

Neuro- & Cognitive Science

Neuro- and cognitive science focuses on the structure and function of the central nervous system. Understand brain development and how our central nervous system controls so many of our behaviors and cognitions.

Neurophilosophy

Neurophilosophy

Neurophilosophy studies the conceptual, physical, behavioral and moral aspects of cognition and the mind-brain.

Pre-Health

Pre-Health

Pre-health tracks include dentistry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy and veterinary medicine. Millsaps has cooperative agreements for automatic acceptance with schools across the region.

Psychology

Psychology

Psychology is a behavioral science that focuses on understanding developmental, cognitive, social and mental health issues that are a natural part of the human experience.

Religious Studies & Sociology/Anthropology

Religious Studies & Sociology/Anthropology

In a world of conflict where intercultural understanding is of ever-growing importance, religious studies offers profound encounters with other people’s ways of imagining, thinking and living.

Self-Designed Major

Self-Designed Major

Design a major to best fit your personality, career goals and specific educational needs. Previous self-designed majors include international health and economics, global language studies and environmental studies.

Sociology

Sociology

Sociology studies human behavior in a variety of situations and under varying circumstances.

Sociology & Anthropology

Sociology & Anthropology

In our sociology and anthropology program, you will explore how society is organized, the origins and development of social institutions, social change, social organizations, race, class, gender and culture.

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