Descriptions of all courses offered for undergraduate credit are arranged
alphabetically by academic discipline on the following pages. Not all
courses are available every term. A schedule of classes is available
before the registration period for each term as an announcement of
course offerings. Students are advised to consult these schedules prior to
registration. The University reserves the right to withdraw any course on
the grounds of insufficient enrollment.
USC Upstate courses numbered from 001 to 599 may be taken for
undergraduate credit. The following distinctions are made among course
101-299 Lower division courses primarily for students with
freshman and sophomore standing.
300-499 Upper division courses primarily for
students with junior and senior standing.
400-599 Upper division courses primarily for students with
With consent of the advisor, a student may take courses numbered
above or below the level normally taken by their academic classification
(freshman, sophomore, junior or senior).
The credit value of each course is usually determined by the number of
class meetings per week for one semester. Two or three laboratory hours
(one period) are equivalent to one class meeting. The semester hour
credit for each course is included in each course description.
Students may be removed from any class for which prerequisites or other
defined requirements have not been met.
Individual courses may be offered by distance learning. Please check the
semester schedule for listings.
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