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

Special Education (K-12 Licensure), B.S. Degree Requirements (124 hours)


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Degree Plan (SPCLEDBS)


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)


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 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 (63 hours)


Must earn a minimum grade of "C" Certain courses are restricted. Gold Card required.

Select 1 course:

Note:

Courses which are specifically related to special education or disability services may be approved by a Special Education Advisor in special circumstances.

You may not double count GEC or DEG 02 Requirements as electives.

Hours to Degree


122 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Special Education (K-12 Licensure). 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.

Note:


Praxis II and PLT tests scores must be reported to Southern Miss PRIOR to graduation.

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