General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree

All students enrolled in the Mitchell College of Business are required to take specified business courses and courses in other Colleges of the University. Additionally, a major field of study must be selected in Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, or General Business.
To graduate, you must have a minimum of 122 semester hours with an overall institution grade-point average of 2.0. In addition, a 2.0 GPA is required in both the 200 – level Basic Business Techniques courses and the 300 – level Business Core Courses, and a 2.0 GPA is required for all courses counted in the Major.
All students enrolling in the Mitchell College of Business must complete at least fifty percent of all business credit hours and at least six of the nine courses counted toward the major at the University of South Alabama.
All students must petition for graduation according to University requirements explained elsewhere in this Bulletin.
General education requirements for a degree in the Mitchell College of Business are detailed below. Freshman and sophomore students may take lower division courses in any combination which meets prerequisite requirements. Each student must comply with Course Prerequisite Requirements as listed in the course description sections of the current University Bulletin.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration General Education Requirements

All students seeking degrees in the Mitchell College of Business must complete the following general education courses to fulfill degree requirements. Required business courses are listed on College's Degree Requirements page and on each department's page.

Mitchell College of Business General Education Requirements
Area I. Written Composition (6 HRS)

EH 101 (3)

EH 102 (3)

Area II. Humanities and Fine Arts (12 HRS) 

EH 215-216, 225-226, or 235-236 (3)

2nd Literature course of sequence (3)

ARS 101, DRA 110, MUL 101, ARH 100, or ARH 103 (3)

Select 1 from: CA 110, ARS 101, DRA, 110, LG 111, 112, 131, 132, 151, 152, 171, 172, MUL 101, PHL 110, 131, ARH 100,103, or 123 (3)

Area III. The Natural Sciences and Mathematics (11 HRS)

MA 120* (3)

Natural Science with lab (4)

Select 2 from BLY 101 or 121, BLY 102 or 122, CH 101, 103, 131, 132 GEO 101, GEO 102, GY 111, 112, PH 101, 104, PH 114 or 201, PH 115 or 202 (4)

*Courses which must be completed before student can declare a major.

IV. History, Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 HRS)

HY 101, 102, 135, or 136 (3)

PSY 120, SY 109, AN 100, or CA 211 (3)