Choose electives as needed with adviser's approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)
Hours to Degree
124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Child and Family Studies with an emphasis in Child Development. 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.