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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy (Pre-Law), B.A. Degree Requirements


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Degree Plan (PHIPLBA)


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


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


Science Requirement (8 hours minimum)

Select 2 courses with labs:

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area or 3 hours)


  • Any upper-level writing-intensive (WI) course
    ENG 101  &
    ENG 102  prerequisites

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


Note:


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

**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.

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

◊ GEC restrictions apply; see here .

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

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum


DEG 01. Major Area of Study Requirements (30-33 hours)


Select 1 option:


a. Select 12 additional hours from PHI

b. Select 9 additional hours from PHI and 3 upper-level hours from REL

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (12-24 hours)


Foreign Language Requirement:


  • 12 hours in a single foreign language; fewer hours may suffice, but course level 202 must be completed.

DEG. 03 Electives


Choose electives as needed. (See Hours to Degree below.)

Hours to Degree


124 hours are needed to graduate with a BA in Philosophy (Pre-Law). 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 student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements  for more information.

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