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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
FILM 300
Arts and Sciences
Film and Media History
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
GERM 280
Arts and Sciences
German Culture and Civilization
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 101
Arts and Sciences
European Civilization from Ancient Times to the Mid-17th Century
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 102
Arts and Sciences
European Civilization from the Mid-17th Century
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 104
Arts and Sciences
Introduction to the Civilization of the Islamic Middle East
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 105
Arts and Sciences
Introduction to East Asian Civilization
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 106
Arts and Sciences
Introduction to African History
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 108
Arts and Sciences
Science and Technology in World History
VSR Values, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 109
Arts and Sciences
Introduction to Latin American Civilization
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 111
Arts and Sciences
United States History to 1865
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 112
Arts and Sciences
United States History since 1865
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking
HIST 214
Arts and Sciences
The Practice of Public History
GHS Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding - Historical Thinking

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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