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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Information for specific audiences:

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.

Foundational Carolina Core Courses
Course Title Learning Outcome
CSCE 101
Engineering & Computing
Introduction to Computer Concepts
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
CSCE 102
Engineering & Computing
General Applications Programming
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
CSCE 145
Engineering & Computing
Algorithmic Design I
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
MATH 122
Arts and Sciences
Calculus for Business Administration and Social Sciences
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
MATH 141
Arts and Sciences
Calculus I
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
MATH 142
Arts and Sciences
Calculus II
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
MATH 170
Arts and Sciences
Finite Mathematics
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
MATH 172
Arts and Sciences
Mathematical Modeling for the Life Sciences
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
PHIL 110
Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Logic I
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
STAT 110
Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Statistical Reasoning
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
STAT 112
Arts and Sciences
Statistics and the Media
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
INF Information Literacy
STAT 201
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Statistics
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving
STAT 205
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Statistics for the Biological and Life Sciences
ARP Analytical Reasoning and Problem-Solving

Questions?

Students who have questions about the Carolina Core should contact their academic advisor or undergraduate College office.

Other important links:

Columbia, SC 29208 • 803-777-2808 • provost@sc.edu