Area V Requirements

The following majors have specific professional or major-specific courses required for Area V of the Alabama General Studies Curriculum. The courses listed are required for a degree in your chosen major at the University of South Alabama, but they may be taken at your community college. Please contact your major department at USA or the Office of Admissions if you have additional questions. 

When you have finished reviewing the Area V requirements for your major, please return to the Transfer Assistance page to learn more about the University of South Alabama and to download the application for admission to USA. 

Please click on the STARS Guide major that you have already accessed for Area I-IV requirements (NOTE that some majors are still under construction; please check back later for those programs and refer to the USA Bulletin for assistance): 

College Of Allied Health Professions Mitchell College Of Business
Biomedical Sciences Business
Cardiorespiratory Care  
Radiologic Sciences Computer And Info Sciences
Speech and Hearing Sciences Computer Science
  Information Systems

Information Technology

Arts And Sciences  
Anthropology Education
Art History or Studio Art (BFA) Elementary Education
Biology Health Education
Chemistry Physical Education
Communication Secondary Education - Math
Criminal Justice Secondary Education - English/ Language Arts
Dramatic Arts BA Secondary Education - Social Studies
Dramatic Arts BFA Secondary Education - General Science
Foreign Language 
(French, German, Russian, Spanish)
Geography Engineering
History Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Math/Statistics Civil Engineering
Meteorology Computer Engineering
Music (BA) Electrical Engineering
Philosophy Mechanical Engineering
Political Science Computer Science - Engineering (See Computer Science)
Social Work Nursing
Sociology Nursing
Continuing Education and Special Programs  
Hospitality and Tourism Management  

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