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.

General Education Requirements

English Hours
EN 1103 English Composition I 3
or
EN 1163 Accelerated Composition I
EN 1113 English Composition II 3
or
EN 1173 Accelerated Composition II
Total Hours: 6
Fine Arts Hours
General Courses 3
Total Hours: 3
Natural Sciences Hours
CH 1043 Survey of Chemistry 3
CH 1051 Experimental Chemistry 1
PH 1013 Physical Science Survey I 3
PH 1011 Physical Science Survey I Lab 1
PH 1023 Physical Science Survey II 3
Total Hours: 11
Math Hours
MA 1323 Trigonometry 3
MA 1613 Calculus for Business Life Sciences I 3
or
MA 1713 Calculus I
BQA 2113 Business Statistical Methods 3
or
MA 2113 Introduction to Statistics
or
ST 2113 Introduction to Statistics
Total Hours: 9
Humanities Hours
General Courses 3
Total Hours: 6
Social/Behavioral Sciences Hours
General Courses 3
Total Hours: 6

Major Core Courses

Course Number Course Title Hours
INDT 1203 Industrial Communications 3
INDT 1814* Basic Industrial Electricity and Electronics 4
INDT 2113 Introduction to PLC Programming 3
INDT 2123* Introduction to CNC Programming 3
INDT 2323* Welding Technology 3
INDT 3044 Industrial Safety 4
INDT 3063 Industrial Human Relations 3
INDT 3104* Advanced Industrial Electricity and Electronics 4
INDT 3223 Industrial Materials Technology 3
INDT 3243 Industrial Metrology 3
INDT 3343 CAD/CAM 3
INDT 3363* Motion and Time Study 3
INDT 3373 Forecasting and Cost Modeling 3
INDT 3683* CNC Machining Processes 3
INDT 3813 Writing for Industry 3
INDT 4113* Industrial Fluid Power 3
INDT 4213 Survey of Energy Sources and Power Technology 3
INDT 4224 Quality Assurance 4
INDT 4801 Senior Seminar 1
Total Hours: 59

*Indicates an on campus workshop requirement. On campus workshops require students to be on campus 4 Saturdays in the semester.


Concentrations

Students must choose one of the following concentrations.

Industrial Automation
Course Number Course Title Hours
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
or
ACC 2203 ACC Survey of Accounting
BL 2413 The Legal Environment of Business 3
INDT 4103* Industrial Control Systems 3
INDT 4203* Automated Systems 3
INDT 4233 Maintenance Management 3
INDT 4603* Automated Systems II 3
INDT 4303* Industrial Robotics 3
INDT Approved Electives (Choose one)
INDT 4343 CAD/CAM II 3
INDT 4373 Lean Six Sigma 3
INDT 4263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing 3
Total Hours: 24

*Indicates an on campus workshop requirement. On campus workshops require students to be on campus 4 Saturdays in the semester.

Manufacturing & Maintenance Management
Course Number Course Title Hours
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
or
ACC 2203 ACC Survey of Accounting
BL 2413 The Legal Environment of Business 3
INDT 4103* Industrial Control Systems 3
INDT 4233 Maintenance Management 3
INDT 4263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing 3
INDT 4373 Lean Six Sigma 3
INDT 4463 Manufacturing Technology and Processing II 3
INDT Approved Electives (Choose one)
INDT 4203* Automated Systems 3
INDT 4303* Industrial Robotics 3
INDT 4343 CAD/CAM II 3
Total Hours: 24

*Indicates an on campus workshop requirement. On campus workshops require students to be on campus 4 Saturdays in the semester.