Degree plan

GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)

01. ENG 101

02. ENG 102

GEC 02. Natural Science and Mathematics (11 hours minimum)

Science Requirement (8 hours minimum)

01. Select 2 courses with labs:

  • AST 111/L
  • AST 112/L
  • BSC 103/L****
  • BSC 110/L****
  • BSC 111/L****
  • BSC 250/L*
  • BSC 251/L*
  • CHE 104/L
  • CHE 106/L
  • CHE 107/L
  • GHY 104/L
  • GHY 105/L
  • GLY 101/L
  • GLY 103/L
  • MAR 151/L
  • PHY 103/L
  • PHY 111/L
  • PHY 112/L
  • PHY 201/L
  • PHY 202/L
  • PSC 190/L

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

02. Select 1 course:

  • MAT 100***
  • MAT 101*
  • Higher-level MAT course*

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)

01. ENG 203
02. Select 2 courses, 1 History required:

  • HIS 101
  • HIS 102
  • PHI 151
  • PHI 171
  • REL 131

GEC 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)

01. Select 1 course:

  • ART 130
  • DAN 130
  • MUS 165
  • THE 100

GEC 05. Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 hours)

01. Select 2 courses:

  • ANT 101
  • COH 100
  • ECO 101
  • GHY 101
  • PS 101
  • PSY 110*
  • SOC 101*

GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement (3 hours)

  1. PSY 360

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

01. HPR 378 (SI/WI)

ENG 101 & ENG 102 prerequisites

GEC 08. Speaking-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

01. HPR 378 (SI/WI)

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)

01. HPR 479 (Capstone)

Must be taken Senior Year; ENG 101 & ENG 102 prerequisites

*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major. 

**This GEC course is recommended by this major.

***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.

****GEC restrictions apply. View a full description of the GEC.

GEC 06 - GEC 09 courses are specific to the major.


PROGRAM CURRICULUM

DEG 01. Major Area of Study Requirements (73 hours)

01. HPR 218♦

02. HPR 219♦

03. HPR 301

04. HPR 308/L

05. HPR 311/L

06. HPR 319

07. HPR 354L

08. HPR 355L

09. HPR 371

10. HPR 372/L

11. HPR 374/L

12. HPR 375/L

13. HPR 378/L (SI/WI)

14. HPR 409

15. HPR 423/L

16. HPR 454L

17. HPR 455L

18. HPR 456L

19. Select 1 course:

  • HPR 470 or HPR 471

20. HPR 472

21. HPR 475

22. HPR 479 (Capstone)

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (3-20 hours)

01. BSC 250/L♦*

02. BSC 251/L♦*

03. Select MAT 101* or higher level MAT course

04. NFS 362

05. PSY 110♦*

06. SOC 101*

DEG 03. Electives

01. Choose electives as needed with adviser’s approval.

(See Hours to Degree below.)

Prerequisites for Athletic Training

♦ Each course must be completed with a minimum grade of "C."

2.8 cumulative GPA is required for application to the Athletic Training program.


HOURS TO DEGREE

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Athletic Training. At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 45 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The last 25 percent of course work must be earned from Southern Miss. The student must earn at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss.