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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (General Business), B.S.B.A. Degree Requirements (120 hours)

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Degree Plan (BUSADBSBA)

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 (Major Area)

Select 1 course:

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


*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 01. Major Area of Study Requirements (21 hours)

Select 21 hours of 300 or 400 level College of Business courses beyond the College of Business Core with no more than 15 hours from any one discipline.

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (55-58 hours)

Additional BSBA Requirements

DEG 03. Electives

Choose electives as needed with adviser’s approval. Non-business courses recommended. (See Hours to Degree below.)

Hours to Degree

120 hours are needed to graduate with a BSBA in Business Administration with an emphasis in General Business. 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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