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

Allied Health, B.S. Degree Requirements (124 hours)

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Degree Plan (ALLHEAHMBS)

Available only to associate degree allied health graduates.

(62 hours may be transferred toward the baccalaureate degree.)

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)

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 02. Additional Requirements (0-6 hours)

DEG 03. Electives (44-47 hours)

Choose electives as needed for graduation. Students must meet minimum total hours required for graduation (this varies with degree selection) with at least 45 hrs. of 300/400 level courses. Electives for Allied Health may be technical electives transferred from community college or advisor-approved electives at Southern Miss. Electives at Southern Miss must be 300/400 level courses. Students are encouraged to select a minor in consultation with their advisor.


Cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be admitted into the program.
Cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required before taking any DPH course 300/400 level (Except DPH 430  and DPH 436 ).
Grade of C or better in all program curriculum.

Hours to Degree

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Allied Health. 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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