May 25, 2018  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Performance (K-12 Physical Education Licensure), B.S.

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Degree Plan (HUMPHPELBS)

General Education Curriculum

GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)

GEC 02. Basic Science and Mathematics (11 hours minimum)

Science Requirement (8 hours minimum)

Select 2 courses with labs:

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

GEC 03. Global History and Culture (12 hours)

GEC 05. Decision-Making and Responsibility (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement*

  • Successful completion of the BTLE or IC3 certification

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement* (Major Area)

GEC 08. Oral Communication Requirement* (3 hours)

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement* (Teacher Licensure)


*This particular GEC course is required for this major.

◊ GEC restrictions apply; see here .

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum

DEG 02. Teacher Licensure Requirements (31 hours)

Certain courses are restricted; Gold Card required. See here  for details.

Please note that state teaching licensure requirements supersede requirements listed.

DEG 03. Electives

Selection of elective courses leading to a second teaching add-on endorsement area is highly recommended. Choose electives as needed with adviser's approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)

Hours to Degree

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Human Performance (K-12 Physical Education 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 last 25 percent of course work must be earned from Southern Miss. The student must earn at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss.

Semester-by-semester guide






GEC6: Computer Competency met through BTLE or IC3 certification.

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