Degree plan

GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)
01. ENG 101
02. ENG 102

GEC 02. Basic Science and Mathematics (11 hours minimum)
Science Requirement (8 hours minimum)
01. Select 2 courses with labs:

  • CHE 104/L**
  • CHE 106/L**
  • CHE 107/L**
  • GLY 101/L**
  • GLY 103/L**
  • PHY 111/L**
  • PHY 112/L**
  • PHY 201/L**
  • PHY 202/L**

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

02. MAT 103*

GEC 03. Global History and Culture (12 hours)
Social Sciences Requirement (3 hours)
01. Select 1 course:

  • ANT 101
  • GHY 101
  • SOC 101

Humanities Requirement (9 hours)

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

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

GEC 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)
01. Select 1 course:

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

GEC 05. Decision-Making and Responsibility (3 hours)
01. Select 1 course:

  • COH 100
  • ECO 101
  • FIN 200
  • PHI 171
  • PS 101
  • PSY 110

GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement* (Major Area)
01. AEC 400 (Capstone)

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement* (Major Area)
01. Select 1 course:

  • BCT 378 (WI)
  • BCT 478 (WI)

ENG 101 & ENG 102 prerequisites

GEC 08. Oral Communication Requirement* (3 hours)
01. Select 1 course:

  • CMS 111 (SI)
  • CMS 330 (SI)
  • CMS 320 (SI)

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement* (Major Area)

01. AEC 400 (Capstone)
Must be taken Senior Year; ENG 101 & ENG 102 prerequisites

*This particular GEC course is required for this major.
**These particular GEC courses are the available options for this major
***GEC restrictions apply. View a full description of the GEC.

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

DEG 01. Major Area of Study Requirements (56 hours)
01. AEC 132/L
02. AEC 204/L
03. AEC 270
04. AEC 300
05. AEC 315
06. AEC 316
07. AEC 400 (Capstone)
08. AEC 444
09. Select 1 course:

  • AEC 496 (3 hours)
  • Approved technical elective

10. ACT 234/L
11. Select 1 course and lab:

  • ACT 261/L
  • ACT 262/L

12. ACT 301
13. ACT 426
14. BCT 205/L
15. BCT 235/L
16. Select 1 course and lab:

  • BCT 358/L
  • AEC 454

17. Select 1 course:

  • BCT 378 (WI)
  • BCT 478 (WI)

18. BCT 445/L
19. Select 1 course and lab:

  • BCT 485/L
  • BCT 477

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (27 hours)
01. ACC 200
02. BA 200
03. MAT 101 or Technical Elective****
04. Select 1 course:

  • MAT 136
  • MAT 167
  • CSS 211
  • PSY 360

05. Select 1 course:

  • MAT 137
  • MAT 168
  • AEC 390

06. MGT 300
07. Select 1 course:

  • MKT 300
  • FIN 300

08. REI 330
09. REI 432
10. Select 1 SPA course (3 hours)

**** If Math ACT score is less than 24, students will be required to take
MAT 101.

HOURS TO DEGREE

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Construction Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Residential Construction. 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.