Feb 06, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health (Allied Health) BS Degree Requirements (120 hours)


Available only to associate health graduates who are certified or eligible for certification in the allied health career field. Students are screened for eligibility prior to enrollment. 

Degree Plan


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)


Select 2 courses with labs:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


Select 1 course:

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


Note:


*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 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum


DEG 02. Additional Requirements (3 hours)


DEG 03. Electives


Choose electives as needed for graduation. Students are encouraged to choose a minor or choose coursework required for post-baccalaureate programs. (See Hours to Degree below).

Hours to Degree


120 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Public Health (Allied Health). 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 30 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements  for more information.