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University of South Carolina Upstate Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Spartanburg, SC

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History, General
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
240
Part-Time Faculty
244
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
33%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 55% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
450
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Information Science
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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