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Program Structure

All students who enter MSU must meet the common core curriculum requirements as set by the Board of Trustees, Institutions of Higher Learning of the State of Mississippi to qualify for any bachelor's degree.

This is a general overview of what you need to take in order to satisfy the core curriculum requirement.

English
EN 1103 English Composition I
Or
EN 1163 Accelerated Composition I
EN 1113 English Composition II
Or
EN 1173 Accelerated Composition II
Total Hours: 6
Fine Arts
General Courses
Total Hours: 3
Natural Sciences
CH 1043 Survey of Chemistry
CH 1051 Experimental Chemistry
PH 1013 Physical Science Survey I
PH 1011 Physical Science Survey I Lab
PH 1023 Physical Science Survey II
Total Hours: 11
Math
MA 1323 Trigonometry
MA 1613 Calculus for Business Life Sciences I or MA 1713 Calculus I
BQA 2113 Business Statistical Methods I or MA 2113 Introduction to Statistics or ST 2113 Introduction to Statistics
Total Hours: 9
Humanities
General Courses
Total Hours: 6
Social/Behavioral Sciences
General Courses
Total Hours: 6

Courses bold and with an asterisk (*) indicate an on campus workshop requirement. On campus workshops require students to be on campus 4 Saturdays in the semester. Please check the Course Rotation to know when on campus workshops will meet.

Major Core Courses Hours
TKI 1203 Industrial Communications 3
*TKI 1814 Basic Industrial Electricity and Electronics 4
TKI 2113 Introduction to PLC Programming 3
*TKI 2123 Introduction to CNC Programming 3
*TKI 2323 Welding Technology 3
TKI 3044 Industrial Safety 4
TKI 3063 Industrial Human Relations 3
*TKI 3104 Advanced Industrial Electricity and Electronics 4
TKI 3223 Industrial Materials Technology 3
TKI 3243 Industrial Metrology 3
TKI 3343 CAD/CAM 3
*TKI 3363 Motion and Time Study 3
TKI 3373 Forecasting and Cost Modeling 3
*TKI 3683 CNC Machining Processes 3
TKI 3813 Writing for Industry 3
*TKI 4113 Industrial Fluid Power 3
TKI 4213 Survey of Energy Sources and Power Technology 3
TKI 4224 Quality Assurance 4
TKI 4801 Senior Seminar 1

Students must choose one of the following concentrations.

Industrial Automation Hours
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting or ACC 2203 Survey of Accounting 3
BL 2413 The Legal Environment of Business 3
*TKI 4103 Industrial Control Systems 3
*TKI 4203 Automated Systems 3
TKI 4233 Maintenance Management 3
*TKI 4603 Automated Systems II 3
*TKI 4303 Industrial Robotics 3
TKI Approved Electives: Choose One
TKI 4343 CAD/CAM II 3
TKI 4373 Lean Six Sigma 3
TKI 4263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing 3
Manufacturing & Maintenance Management Hours
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting or ACC 2203 Survey of Accounting 3
BL 2413 The Legal Environment of Business 3
*TKI 4103 Industrial Control Systems 3
TKI 4233 Maintenance Management 3
TKI 4263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing 3
TKI 4373 Lean Six Sigma 3
TKI 4463 Manufacturing Technology and Processing II 3
TKI Approved Electives: Choose One
*TKI 4203 Automated Systems 3
*TKI 4303 Industrial Robotics 3
TKI 4343 CAD/CAM II 3