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

World Languages (Two Languages) BA

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World Languages (Two Languages) BA Degree Requirements (120 hours)  

World Languages (Two Languages) 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  
  • To earn a BA in foreign languages with a two languages emphasis, a minimum of 30 hours is required at the sophomore (200) level and above, including 18 hours in courses at the 300- and 400-level. Of these 18 hours, at least 12 must be in a single language.
    • Concentration 1: Latin plus any other language
    • Concentration 2: German plus any other language
    • Concentration 3: German alone
  • For students participating in University of Southern Mississippi study abroad programs in Germany or Austria, all 30 hours for this emphasis may be earned in German.
  • Six hours in German must be earned at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

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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