May 28, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Technology (Business Technology Education Licensure), B.S.

Degree Plan (ITBTEBS)

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

  • Successful completion of the BTLE or IC3 certification

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

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 06 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here.

Program Curriculum

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (18 hours)

Minimum grade of "C" required in all Additional Requirement courses.

DEG 03. Teacher Licensure Requirements (35-50 hours)

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

Minimum grade of "C" required in all Teacher Licensure courses.

Select 1 course:

See Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education for options and more information.

Hours to Degree

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Instructional Technology with an emphasis in Business Technology 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






(1) Students should complete the BTLE or IC3 Certification prior to enrolling in professional development courses.

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