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African American Studies

Study the experiences of people of African descent and evaluate black historical, cultural, social, economic and political developments in South Carolina and beyond.

African Studies

The South Carolina African Studies Program at the Walker Institute is a vibrant and growing center of research, teaching and community outreach.

Cardiovascular Technology

The Cardiovascular Technology program prepares you for a career as cardiovascular technologists, providing specialized care to patients in a wide range of medical settings.

Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature at the University of South Carolina has been ranked among the top ten public programs in the country and boasts  internationally known scholars.

Environment and Sustainability

With research projects ranging from the study of wildlife populations at Chernobyl to the hidden signals of climate change, facuoty in this program are leading global research and educating tomorrow’s environmental leaders.

Film and Media Studies

Motion pictures have shaped our society since the early 20th century. The Film and Media Studies program offers critical study of moving-image culture. historyand theory

Global Studies

The Global Studies major is a flexible, interdisciplinary program that familiarizes students with historical and contemporary relationships that link people and places.

Islamic World Studies

The Walker Institute's Islamic World Studies program focuses on countries and regions throughout the world in which Muslims constitute either the majority of the population or form a significant minority group.

Jewish Studies

Judaisms contributions to Western civilization are deeply interwoven in both Jewish and non-Jewish cultural history, contributing significantly to art, language, law, literature, medicine, philosophy and political thought.


Linguistics is the scientific study of language in all aspects. Issues are investigated from diverse perspectives, including biological, cognitive, developmental, educational, historical and sociocultural.

Museum Management Certificate

The graduate certificate in Museum Management prepares students for leadership roles in museums and cultural institutions around the nation.

ROTC, Air Force

Take the first step to a career in the Air Force. 

ROTC, Army

Get some of the best leadership training available. 

ROTC, Navy

Get leadership training and prepare for a career in the Navy. 

Russian and Eurasian Studies

As a region is increasingly important in international business and politics, this minor is a great option for students majoring in business or political science. 

Russian Program

The Russian program at the University of South Carolina immerses students in the study of Russian culture, language and literature. 

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate

This certificate program provides a firm grounding in linguistics and educational theory, paired with practical teaching experience to prepare future teachers of English as a second or foreign language.

Women's and Gender Studies

 Engage in critical discussion about issues of gender equity, racial equality and social justice. Examine contemporary issues and gain real-world experience with community organizations. 


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