Sep 19, 2020  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foreign Languages (Two Languages), B.A.

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Degree Plan (FL2LBA)

General Education Curriculum

GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)

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

Science Requirement (8 hours minimum)

Select 2 courses with labs:

Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)

GEC 06. Computer Competency Requirement (3 hours)

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

  • Any Writing-Intensive (WI) course in the language studied.
    ENG 101  & ENG 102  prerequisites

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)

Select 1 capstone course:

a. Two-language majors who are completing a German-only concentration: FL 490  (Capstone)

b. Two-language majors whose primary language is French: FRE 441  (Capstone)

c. Two-language majors whose primary language is Spanish: SPA 441  (Capstone)

Must be taken Senior Year; ENG 101  & ENG 102  prerequisites


*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 06 - 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 (30 hours)

  • Select 27 hours in two foreign languages 200-level or above, including 18 hours in courses at the 300 and 400 level. Of these eighteen hours, one course must be Writing-Intensive (WI) course and twelve hours must be in a single language.
Select 1 capstone course (3 hours) as described above:

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (9 hours)

 Bachelor of Arts Requirements

DEG 03. Electives

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

Hours to Degree

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BA in Foreign Languages with an emphasis in Two Languages. 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




1st semester (18 hours)


Students are encouraged to complete one semester of study abroad.


1st semester (16 hours)

2nd semester (16 hours)

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