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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
ARAB 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Arabic
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
ARAB 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Arabic Proficiency
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
CHIN 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Chinese Mandarin
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
CHIN 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
FREN 109
Arts and Sciences
Beginning French I
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
FREN 110
Arts and Sciences
Beginning French II
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
FREN 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary French
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
FREN 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in French
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
GERM 109
Arts and Sciences
Beginning German I
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
GERM 110
Arts and Sciences
Beginning German II
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
GERM 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary German
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
GERM 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in German
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
GREK 121
Arts and Sciences
ELEMENTARY ANCIENT GREEK I
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
GREK 122
Arts and Sciences
ELEMENTARY ANCIENT GREEK II
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
ITAL 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Italian
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
ITAL 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Italian
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
JAPA 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Japanese
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
JAPA 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Japanese
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
LATN 109
Arts and Sciences
Beginning Latin 1
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
LATN 110
Arts and Sciences
Beginning Latin II
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
LATN 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Latin
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
LATN 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Latin
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
PORT 121
Arts and Sciences
ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
PORT 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Portuguese
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
RUSS 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Russian
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
RUSS 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Russian
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
SPAN 109
Arts and Sciences
Beginning Spanish I
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
SPAN 110
Arts and Sciences
Beginning Spanish II
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
SPAN 111
Arts and Sciences
Intensive Beginning Spanish
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
SPAN 121
Arts and Sciences
Elementary Spanish
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
SPAN 122
Arts and Sciences
Basic Proficiency in Spanish
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language
SPAN 130
Arts and Sciences
Accelerated Basic Proficiency in Spanish
GFL Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - More Than One Language

Questions?

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

Other important links:

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