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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.

General Studies

Admission Policies

Students applying for admission to the B.G.S. degree will have met the same requirements as those for general admission to the University, will have successfully completed a minimum of 30 semester hours of academic course work with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00, and will have selected, with the assistance of a B.G.S. adviser, a combination of three minors that constitute a cohesive academic program.

Total Hours Required

At least 120 semester hours with passing grades must be completed for the Bachelor of General Studies degree.

Advanced Work Requirement

At least 30 of the semester hours applied to the degree program must be at the 300, 400, or 500 level.

Total Grade Points

A student must attain an overall 2.00 grade-point average on all course work taken at the postsecondary level to attain the Bachelor of General Studies degree.

Exercise and Leisure Activity Courses

While exercise and leisure activity (EL) courses are not required, a maximum of 6 hours of these courses may be counted toward a B.G.S. degree. These courses are taken only on a pass-fail grading basis.

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.