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. SHS 308

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

01. SHS 450 (WI)

ENG 101 & ENG 102 prerequisites

GEC 08. Speaking-Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

01. CMS 111 (SI)

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)

01. SHS 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 courses 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 (55 hours)

01. SHS 201
02. SHS 202/L
03. SHS 211
04. SHS 221
05. SHS 301
06. SHS 302
07. SHS 303
08. SHS 306
09. SHS 308
10. SHS 400 (Capstone)
11. SHS 410
12. SHS 411
13. SHS 412
14. SHS 421
15. SHS 430
16. SHS 431
17. SHS 432
18. SHS 450 (WI)

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (18-33 hours)

01. PSY 110*
02. PSY 270
03. PSY 374
04. SPE 400
05. Select 1 GEC 02 Biological Science course with lab*
06. Select 1 GEC 02 Physical Science course with lab*
07. Foreign Language Requirement: 12 hours in one language. With adviser's approval, Speech Pathology and Audiology majors may substitute 9 hours of American Sign Language.

DEG 03. Electives

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

(See Hours to Degree below.)

HOURS TO DEGREE

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BA in Speech Pathology and Audiology.  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.