Carolina Core Courses
The Carolina Core curriculum has 10 Core components, each with learning outcome and credit hour requirements. The Carolina Core Requirements Chart shows what students need to take.
Types of Carolina Core Courses
- Foundational Courses
apply across disciplines early in the undergraduate experience
- Integrative Courses
apply in discipline-specific majors near the end of study
- Overlay Courses
offer students the option of meeting two (2) Core learning outcomes in a single course, students may not take more than two overlay courses to complete Core requirements.
Honors students have access to additional honors courses that may satisfy the Carolina Core requirement.
To see which foundational courses fulfill each area of learning, use the filters to search the table below. The list of integrative courses can be downloaded as a PDF.
Click on the course number to view a sample syllabus.
Students who have questions about the Carolina Core should contact their academic advisor or undergraduate College office.