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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

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Carolina Core Courses

All Carolina Core courses must cover the learning goals identifed in the syllabi of approved Core courses. Instructors may add additional course content, but the essential outcomes must be covered. An interactive list of Faculty Senate-approved foundational courses meeting the Carolina Core requirements is available below.

Note that there are two types of Carolina Core courses. Foundational courses early in the undergraduate experience apply across disciplines. Integrative courses (PDF) near the end of study apply in discipline-specific majors.

Click on the course number to view sample syllabus.

Filter List of Approved Foundational Courses
Course Title Learning Outcome
AFAM 201
College of Arts and Sciences
Introduction to African American Studies: Social and Historical Foundations
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
ANTH 102
College of Arts and Sciences
Understanding Other Cultures
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
ANTH 204
College of Arts and Sciences
Plagues Past and Present
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
ANTH 210 / WGST 210
College of Arts and Sciences
The Human Life Cycle in Different Cultures
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
ANTH 211
College of Arts and Sciences
Learning Across Cultures
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
COLA 298
College of Arts and Sciences
Interdisciplinary Special Topics in the Liberal Arts: Social Sciences
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
CRJU 101
College of Arts and Sciences
The American Criminal Justice System
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
EDUC 360X
College of Education
Global and Multicultural Perspectives on Education in International Settings
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 103
College of Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Geography
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 121
College of Arts and Sciences
Lands and People of the World
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 210
College of Arts and Sciences
Peoples, Places, and Environments
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 221
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of South Carolina
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 223 / LASP 331
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of Latin America
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 224
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of North America
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 225
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of Europe
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 226
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of the Middle East
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
GEOG 228
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
HRTM 280
College Hosp Retail Sport Mgmt
HRTM 280: Foundations of Tourism
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
LASP 331 / GEOG 223
College of Arts and Sciences
Geography of Latin America
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
LING 101
College of Arts and Sciences
Linguistics 1: Introduction to Language
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
POLI 101
College of Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Global Politics
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
POLI 201
College of Arts and Sciences
American National Government
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
VSR Values, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
PSYC 101
College of Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Psychology
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
SOCY 101
College of Arts and Sciences
Introductory Sociology
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
WGST 113
College of Arts and Sciences
Women's Health
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities
WGST 210 / ANTH 210
College of Arts and Sciences
The Human Life Cycle in Different Cultures
GSS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Social Sciences/Cultural Identities

Questions?

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