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Academics at USC Aiken

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

The University of South Carolina Aiken provides an outstanding education within a small classroom environment, which allows for a personalized learning experience.

Students will be trained in-depth in their majors, but will also have general courses of study that may include philosophy, languages, religion, history, literature, economics and mathematics. These are subjects that teach students practical skills like the ability to communicate, think critically, and analyze problems.

These diverse skills prepare students for life in a world that is constantly changing, and allow them to adapt to new types of careers that have yet to exist.

Undergraduate Programs

MajorDegreeConcentrationOnline Degree Completion
Applied Computer Science Bachelor of Science Cyber Security  
Applied Computer Science Bachelor of Science Applied Gaming  
Applied Mathematics Bachelor of Science    
Biology Bachelor of Arts
   
Biology Bachelor of Science Environmental Remediation and Restoration  
Biology Bachelor of Science General  
Biology Bachelor of Science Molecular Biology  
Business Administration & Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Accounting Option for online completion via Palmetto College
Business Administration & Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Finance  
Business Administration & Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management Option for online completion via Palmetto College
Business Administration & Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Marketing  
Chemistry Bachelor of Arts    
Chemistry Bachelor of Science General  
Chemistry Bachelor of Science Biochemistry  
Chemistry Bachelor of Science Engineering  
Clinical Laboratory Science Bachelor of Science    
Communication Bachelor of Arts    
Communication & Digital Arts Bachelor of Arts    
Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Arts in Education
   
Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Arts in Education     Salkehatchie campus
Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Arts in Education     Sumter campus
Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education    
Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education     Salkehatchie campus
Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education     Sumter campus
English  Bachelor of Arts    
Exercise & Sports Science Bachelor of Science Allied Health  
Exercise & Sports Science  Bachelor of Science Basic Sciences  
Exercise & Sports Science  Bachelor of Science Fitness Management  
Fine Arts  Bachelor of Arts    
History  Bachelor of Arts    
Industrial Process Engineering
Bachelor of Science    
Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies     
Interdisciplinary Studies  Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies     
Middle Level Education Bachelor of Arts in Education English  
Middle Level Education Bachelor of Arts in Education Mathematics  
Middle Level Education Bachelor of Arts in Education Sciences  
Middle Level Education Bachelor of Arts in Education Social Studies  
Music Bachelor of Arts Instrumental Studies  
Music Bachelor of Arts Piano Studies  
Music Bachelor of Arts Vocal Studeis  
Music Bachelor of Arts K-12 Choral Teacher Certification   
Music Bachelor of Arts K-12 Instrumental Teacher Certification   
Music Education Bachelor of Arts Instrumental   
Music Education Bachelor of Arts Choral  
Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN Generic  
Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN/BSN Completion 100% Online
Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing     Sumter campus
Political Science Bachelor of Arts    
Psychology Bachelor of Science    
Sociology Bachelor of Arts General  
Sociology Bachelor of Arts Criminology & Criminal Justice  
Sociology  Bachelor of Arts Human Social Services  
Secondary Education Bachelor of Science in Education Biology  
Secondary Education Bachelor of Science in Education Chemistry  
Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education Comprehensive Social Studies  
Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education English  
Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education Mathematics  
Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts in Education Comprehensive Sciences  
Special Education Bachelor of Arts in Special Education   Option for online completion via Palmetto College
Writing Bachelor of Fine Arts Creative Writing  
Writing Bachelor of Fine Arts Professional Writing  

Undergraduate Minors

A minor prepares the student in a second field which may or may not be directly related to the major field.

Anthropology and Human Geography
Art History
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Educational Studies
Geology
History
International Relations
International Studies
Leadership Communication
Literature
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre
Women’s and Gender Studies

Preprofessional Programs

USC Aiken offers classes that meet the requirements for pre-dentistry, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, and pre-veterinary science.

Students who wish to pursue a career such as forestry, plant science, animal science, horticulture, agronomy, cooperative education programs, marine science, etc. may complete one or more years at USC Aiken.

Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Veterinary Science

Graduate Programs

Program NameDegreeOnline Degree Completion
Applied Clinical Psychology MS  
Business Administration (General) MBA 100% Online
Business Administration (Accounting) MBA 100% Online
Business Administration (Finance) MBA 100% Online
Business Administration (Project Management) MBA 100% Online
Educational Technology MEd 100% Online
Educator Leadership MEd 100% Online

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Your enrollment counselor is your personal contact at USC Aiken. If you have a specific question, please feel free to contact him/her.

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