Advising Links

The below information is provided for your convenience. Refer to the current edition of the Mississippi State University Bulletin for authoritative information regarding your degree.

Helpful links for advising
Resource Description
Academic Forgiveness Policy Details on which courses can be retaken under academic forgiveness. Instructions for completing the request are found on Page 2, Item 5 of the link.
B.S. Requirements

Current B.S. Requirements as of Spring 2017.

Certificate In Trauma-Informed Child Advocacy (TICA) Studies Flier and required courses for the TICA Certificate.
Cognitive Science Minor Requirements for the minor in Cognitive Science, which combines cognitive psychology, computer science, and other fields.
Financial Aid Office Scholarships, work study opportunities, and other forms of economic assistance.

Foreign Language Placement Exam

Use this to test into a higher foreign language and obtain back credit for earlier classes.
Gerontology Minor Requirements for a minor in Gerontology, the scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and the particular problems of old people.
GPA Calculator Use this to calculate how your GPA would change based upon retaking certain classes, or grades you anticipate getting.
Majors, concentrations, & certificates A listing of majors, concentrations, & certificates available to undergraduate students at MSU.
Math Placement Exam Students who do not have a ACT math sub-score of 20 + can take this exam to be granted access to College Algebra.
Psychology Homepage Among other uses, this is where you will look up the research interests of faculty members, so that you can approach them about the possibility of being in their lab.
Psychology Minor Requirements Requirements for obtaining a minor in Psychology
Psychology Research Program (PRP) Used to sign up for research studies within the department, and to earn required or extra credit for some courses.
Schedule of Courses Schedule of courses for upcoming semesters.
Student Forms from Office of the Provost Includes Application for Advanced Standing Examination, Petition for Academic Amnesty, Petition for Academic Fresh Start, Petition for Readmission after Dismissal, Petition for Readmission after Suspension, Petition for Retroactive Withdrawal, Request for Course Overload, and Grade Appeal Form.
Study Abroad Office Earn credit towards your degree while studying in one of more than 40 different countries.
Transfer Equivalency System Used to look up which courses from neighboring institutions will transfer into MSU.
Transfer Student Guide Advice on the process of transferring colleges or universities.
University Calendars See the Academic Calendar for registration and advising dates. There are also final exam schedules, university holidays, and library hours.

University MinorsĀ and Certificates

College of Arts and Sciences minors

College of Education ABA minor

College of Education Educational Psychology minor

College of Education Industrial Technology minor

College of Education Veterans Certificate

College of Education Music minor

Minor in Architectural StudiesĀ 

Historic Preservation Certificate

Lighting Design minor

Art and Art History minor

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Certificiates and minors

Department of Business minors

Global Engineering Leadership minor

College of Engineering Certificates

Sustainable Bioproducts minor

Pre-Health Paths