Oct 16, 2019  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics (Social Science), B.A. Degree Requirements (120 hours)


Degree Plan (ECONLASSBA)


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)

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement (3 hours)


 Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


Select 1 course:

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


Select 12 additional hours from any 300 or 400 level ECO courses or :

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (27-39 hours)


 Bachelor of Arts Requirements

DEG 03. Electives


Choose electives as needed with advisor's approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)

Hours to Degree


120 hours are needed to graduate with a BA in Economics with an emphasis in Social Science. 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.