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 (Major Area)

01. MIS 300

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

01. IT 380 (WI)

ENG 101 & ENG 102 prerequisites

GEC 08. Speaking-Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

01. CMS 111 (SI) or CMS 320 (SI) or CMS 330 (SI)

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)

01. MGT 400 (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 (27 hours)

01. FIN 301

02. FIN 310

03. Select 2 courses:

  • FIN 320
  • FIN 392
  • FIN 462
  • REI 325
  • REI 330
  • ACC 330
  • FIN 350
  • FIN 352

04. Select 1 course:

  • FIN 472
  • FIN 498
  • REI 432
  • REI 434

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (55-58 hours)

College of Business Core Courses

01. ACC 200/L

02. ACC 325*****

03. BA 200

04. BA 201

05. BA 250

06. BA 310

07. ECO 201

08. ECO 202

09. Select any approved College of Business international course

10. FIN 300

11. MGT 300

12. MGT 325

13. MGT 400 (Capstone)

14. MIS 300

15. MKT 300

Additional BSBA Requirements

16. Select 1 course:

  • ANT 221
  • ANT 311
  • GHY 331
  • GHY 341
  • HIS 424
  • PS 331
  • Single foreign language course not used in BSBA Requirement #17

17. Select 1 course:

  • ENG 301
  • IT 200
  • IT 361 or Single foreign language course

18. IT 380 (WI)

19. Select 2 courses, MAT 102 required:

  • MAT 101**
  • MAT 102*
  • Approved higher-level MAT course

*****This particular BSBA course is required for this major.


HOURS TO DEGREE

120 hours are needed to graduate with a BSBA in Finance with an emphasis in Banking and Finance. 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.