Dec 09, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library and Information Science, B.S. Degree Requirements (124 hours)


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Degree Plan (LISBS)


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)


Select 2 courses with labs:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (3 hours)


GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)


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 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum


DEG 02. Additional Requirements (6 hours)


DEG 03. Minor (18 hours)


A minor in another discipline or 18 hours of courses within the College of Education and Psychology.

DEG 04. Electives


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

Hours to Degree


124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Library and Information 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.

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