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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Polymer Science and Engineering, B.S. Degree Requirements (124 hours)


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Degree Plan (PSEBS)


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


GEC 02. Natural Science and Mathematics (11 hours)


Science Requirement (8 hours)

Select 2 courses with labs:

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


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


Note:


 ♦ Calculus is required for this major. Students may enter MAT 167 directly if Math ACT sub score is 26 or higher. If Math ACT sub score is 24-25, MAT 103 must be completed. If Math ACT sub score is less than 24, MAT 101 and MAT 103 must be completed.

Hours to Degree


128 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Polymer Science and Engineering. 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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