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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages (Licensure) BA

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World Languages (Licensure) BA Degree Requirements (124 hours)  

World Languages (Licensure) BA Semester Guide  

Availability: Hattiesburg Campus

Admission Requirements:

  • See University Admission Policies  
  • CLEP Examinations in Foreign Languages
    Students with previous language study or background may earn up to a total of 12 hours of college credit in Spanish, French, or German by taking a CLEP examination. Please see the Office of Admissions for more details on this examination. Students may take the foreign languages subject exam at any time during their course of study.

Program Academic Policies and Requirements:

  • See University Academic Policies and Requirements  
  • A maximum of 12 hours of study abroad courses may be applied toward the major.
  • Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all foreign language courses and in all required professional education courses.
  • Licensure students will be required to take the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), with a target level of Advanced Low.
  • As a part of the licensure emphasis, all students must graduate within the requirements of an CAEP-approved program of study.

Study Abroad

  • In cooperation with The University of Southern Mississippi Office of International Programs, the school offers active and popular study abroad summer, semester and year-long programs. Current programs include such destinations as Vienna (Austria); Brussels (Belgium); Bonn (Germany); Paris, Orléans, and Strasbourg (France); Cádiz and Jaén (Spain); and Lima (Peru).

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