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University of Southern Mississippi Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Hattiesburg, MS

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family Systems
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Library and Information Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
674
Part-Time Faculty
197
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
63%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,839,430
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
436
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Biochemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemistry
  • Construction Engineering
  • Education--General
  • Epidemiology
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • International Development
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Public Health--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Education--General
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • International Development
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science

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