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
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
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
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
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
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
Total Hours: 24

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