Mississippi State University offers a range of educational programs at degree levels. The university provides instruction in accounting, biological science, agricultural engineering, economics, forestry and history. It also conducts classes in philosophy, physical education, physics, music, microbiology and risk management. Mississippi State University operates the English as a Second Language Center. The university provides various athletic opportunities, such as basketball, cross-country, football, soccer, softball and tennis. It offers distance learning opportunities, as well as offers student support and counseling services. Mississippi State University provides scholarships and other financial aids. The university represents students from the United States and more than 70 foreign countries.