University of Southern Indiana
Major Program Restrictions

Although the University Core Curriculum allows students choices in most of its categories, several disciplines restrict some choices for their majors. The following list notes those restrictions reported to the University Core office as of the latest update of this page.  Additional Core Curriculum classes may be required at the discretion of your academic dean.

Select a college:


Business

A1. Must take Cmst 101
A2. Must choose Math 111 or 115  or 118 (unless testing directly into 215 or 230)
C2. Must take Psy 201, Econ 208, Econ 209
C5. Must take Econ 241
D. Must take Mngt 452


Education and Human Services

Early Childhood Education Majors

A2. Must take Math 202
C2. Must include Educ 302
D. Must take Educ 433

Elementary Education Majors

(many restrictions are required for state certification)

A2. Must take Math 206
B3. Must take Ped 281 and 295
C2. Must include Educ 302
D. Must take Educ 458

Exercise Science and Physical Education Majors

C3. Must include Biol 121 and 122

Secondary Education Majors

C2. Must include Educ 302
D. Must take Educ 448

Note: Effective 2001, grades in all courses in teacher education programs must be passed with a C or above and the cumulative USI GPA must be 2.75 or above.  Candidates must meet additional program admission requirements, including state minimum performance standards on the Praxis I exam (reading, writing, math subsections).  See the University Bulletin for more information.

Special Education Majors

A2. Must take Math 206
C2. Must include Educ 302
D. Must take Educ 438

Social Work Majors

Note: All transfer students must fully meet all categories of the Core, regardless of any articulation agreements with their previous colleges.

C1. Must take either Hist 101 or 102
C2. Must take Psy 201 and Soc 121

Note: There are additional non-UCC requirements for the Major including Soc 231, Psy 261, Pols 101 or 102, and Econ 175 or 208 or 209.

C3. Must take Biol 105
D. Must take Socw 402 (major and senior status required)


Liberal Arts

Art Majors

B2. May not use Art 201

English Majors

C4. Should take Hum 241 and 242 (not required but highly recommended)

Social Science Secondary Education Major

A2. Math 111
B1. Phil 200 or Phil 201
C2. Educ 302 and Pols 102
C3. Geog 112
C5. Anth 251 or 255
D. Educ 448

Sociology Majors

C2. Must choose from anthropology, political science, psychology, or economics


Nursing and Health Professions

Associate of Science Prerequisites

Dental Hygiene (AS)

A1. Eng 101, Cmst 101
C2. Psy 201, Soc 121
C3. Biol 121 and 122, Chem 107
C4. Hum I or II
Non-UCC Requirement: HP 115

Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS)

A1. Eng 101 and 201, Cmst 101
B1. Phil 201
B3. PED Activity Course
C2. Psy 201, Soc 121
C3. Biol 121 and 122
Non-UCC Requirements: HP 115, OT 151

Baccalaureate Program Requirements

Dental Hygiene Majors

A1. Must take Cmst 101
B1. Must take Phil 363 or HP 456
B3. Must take Nutr 376 and one PED activity course
C2. Must take Psy 201 and Soc 121
C3. Must take Biol 121 and 122, plus Chem 107
D. Must take Dthy 401

Health Services Majors

B1. Prefer HP 456 but will accept Phil 201 or 363
D. Must take HP 498

Nursing Majors

B1. Prefer HP 456 but will accept Phil 201 or 363
B3. Prefer Nutr 376 but will accept Biol 176 and one PED activity course
C2. Must include Psy 201 and prefer Soc 121
C3. Must take Biol 121 and 122, Chem 141
D. Must take Nurs 467

Occupational Therapy Majors

C2. Must take Psy 201 and Soc 121
C3. Must include Biol 121 and 122
D. Must take OT 480

Radiologic Technology Majors

C2. Must take Psy 201 and Soc 121
C3. Must take Biol 121 and 122, plus Phys 101 or Chem 103


Science and Engineering

Science Majors

(see USI Bulletin for details)

A2. Virtually all programs require math beyond 111. 
C3. Most programs require specific science courses appropriate to field of study.

Engineering

A1. Must take Eng 101, Eng 201, and Cmst 101

A2. Lowest Math requirements are Math 118 or 111 and 112 (five-year program) or Math 230 (four-year program)
C3. Must take Chem 261, Phys 205 and 206
D. Must take Engr 491

Industrial Supervision

A2. Math 111 is lowest course applying to this degree
C2. Must take Econ 209 and Psy 201
C3. Must take Chem 261, Phys 175, Phys 176


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