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Non-Degree Seeking

Office of Admissions

If you are wishing to take a course(s) for personal enrichment or professional enhancement, you are a non-degree seeking student.  Entrance exams, transcripts, and recommendations are generally not required.  Some courses will require evidence that prerequisites have been met.

Students admitted to this classification may not earn more than 30 semester hours of credit and must be admitted as regular, degree-seeking students before credits may be validated and applied toward any USC degree.

To apply for admission, Non-degree Seeking applicants must:

  • Complete an application for admission
  • Submit the $45 application fee

Applications and all supporting documents for fall semester must be submitted by July 1 and for spring semester by December 1.