Lyman Briggs College works closely with other MSU departments, divisions, and colleges to offer a variety of academic and co-curricular programs.
Some of our closest partners include the other residential colleges, James Madison College (JMC) and the Residential College in Arts and Humanities (RCAH), and MSU's Honors College. Our joint ventures include specializations, cross-listed courses, student competitions such as the Briggs-Madison Olympics and the annual Canoe Race, and student-faculty gatherings like the Fireside Chats.
Briggs offers coordinate majors in partnership with many departments in colleges across campus; these enable students to obtain their scientific foundation and their HPS curriculum within Briggs, while pursuing more specialized courses in the coordinate department. Current partners include (links below will open into a new window ):
Most Lyman Briggs College faculty have their majority appointment within LBC and a minority appointment (typically 25%) in the department of their academic discipline. These joint appointments facilitate research and collaboration, and enable faculty to be active teacher-scholars working at the forefront of their fields. Current partners include (links below will open into a new window ):