Sep 24, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Sports Medicine BS Degree Requirements (124 hours)

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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 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

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 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here.

Program Curriculum

DEG 02. Additional Requirements (79 hours)

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must pick one minor from the following list and fulfill the necessary requirements to receive that minor:

  • Biological Sciences (18 hrs.)
  • Chemistry (20 hrs.)
  • Health and Medical Humanities (18 hrs.)
  • Kinesiology (18 hrs.)
  • Psychology (21 hrs.)
  • Public Health (18 hrs.)
  • Recreational Therapy (18 hrs.)
  • Sport Management (18 hrs.)

DEG 03. Additional Requirements for Major Area

DEG 04. Electives

Choose healthcare-related electives as needed with advisor’s approval.

Hours to Degree

124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Sports Medicine. Of the total hours applied to this degree, 30 hours must be in courses numbered at the 300 level 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.

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