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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Credits & Grades

The regulations published in the Undergraduate Catalog are a digest of the rules of the institution. Changes may be made in the regulations at any time to promote the best interests of the university and its students. Students are responsible for knowing the published regulations, policies, and standards of the university and of their college or school.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit

The University of Mississippi accepts credit by examination from the International Baccalaureate program. The College of Liberal Arts uses the following guiding principles for awarding International Baccalaureate credit: The student must take the Higher Level (HL) version of the course, the student must earn a score of 5 or higher on the examination, and the course must be approved by the appropriate department chairperson.

The following IB courses have been pre-approved for credit:

IB Course Title UM Credit
Biology Bisc 160, 161 (4 credit hours) Z-graded
Economics Econ 202 and 203 (6 credit hours)
English A1 Engl 222 (3 credit hours) Z-graded
History/Americas His 106 (3 credit hours) Z-graded
History/Europe His 102 (3 credit hours) Z-graded
Language A Span, Fr, Germ 202 and 303 (6 credit hours) and Chin, Ital, Japn, Port, Russ 202 and 301 (6 credit hours) Z-graded
Language B Span, Fr, Germ 304 and 399 (6 credit hours) and Chin, Ital, Japn, Port, Russ 302 and 399 (6 credit hours) Z-graded
Mathematics Math 261 (3 credit hours) Z-graded
Music Mus 330 (2 hours), Mus 309 (2 hours), and Mus: ST 2XX (2 hours)
Philosophy Phil 101 (3 credit hours) Z-graded
Psychology Psy 201 (3 credit hours) Z-graded
Theatre Arts Thea 201 (3 credit hours) Z-graded

As students present transcripts for other International Baccalaureate courses taken at the Higher Level (HL), then the appropriate department will review the course/exam and decide the appropriate University of Mississippi credit.

The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.