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Major Maps

A major map is a layout of required courses in a given program of study, including critical courses and suggested course sequence to ensure a clear path to graduation. Major maps include universal terminology, a standard program of study, and a common 8-semester template.

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The Major Map Repository stores all completed major maps and is updated regularly. A list of newly published major maps is supplied below. Access to the Major Map Repository is password protected. Please login using your USC network credentials. 

 

New 2018-2019 Major Maps (as of 1/18/2018)

  • B.A. Art History
  • B.A. Art Studio
  • B.A. Media Arts
  • B.F.A. Art Education
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Ceramics
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Drawing
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Graphic Design
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Painting
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Photography
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Printmaking
  • B.F.A. Art Studio- Sculpture
  • B.A. Elementary Education
  • B.A. Middle Level Education- Mathematics and Social Studies
  • B.A. Middle Level Education- Science and English
  • B.A. Middle Level Education- Science and Social Studies
  • B.A. Middle Level Education- Social Studies and English
  • B.S. Middle Level Education- Mathematics and English
  • B.S. Middle Level Education- Mathematics and Science
  • B.S. Middle Level Education- Mathematics and Social Studies
  • B.S. Middle Level Education- Science and English
  • B.S. Middle Level Education- Science and Social Studies
  • B.S.P.E. Physical Education- Teacher Certification
  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering
  • B.S. Computer Information Systems
  • B.S.C.S. Computer Science
  • B.S.E. Computer Engineering
  • B.S.E. Electrical Engineering
  • B.A.I.S. (HRSM) Interdisciplinary Studies
  • B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management
  • B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management- Sport Management
  • B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management- Entertainment Management
  • B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management- Venue and Event Management

 

Program of Study

The Program of Study is a prescribed sequence of learning components comprising an academic program.  It aligns degree components across majors and colleges into a standard format and includes universal academic terminology for easy comparison of programs and to create curricular cohesiveness. The following components comprise a program of study: 

 
  • Carolina Core (required)
  • College Requirements (required of majors within the college)
    • College Foundation requirements
  • Program Requirements (required for the specific program, but not major courses)
    • Cognate
    • Minor
    • Supporting Courses
    • Electives
  • Major Requirements (required)
    • Major Courses
    • Major Electives
    • Concentration
    • Thesis/Dissertation/Capstone