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University of Southern California Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Los Angeles, CA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Behavioral Aspects of Health
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Brass Instruments
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Civil Engineering, Other
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Human Biology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Structural Engineering
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera
  • Woodwind Instruments
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
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
No online degree programs

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
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,151
Part-Time Faculty
1,477
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
54%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 40% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
 
Sophomore Standing
Not reported

Academic Resources


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

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
 
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not reported
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 Laws, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Human Behavior, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Business Taxation, Master of Health Administration, Master of Aging Services Management, Master of Long Term Care Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Accountancy

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International Health
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Operations Research
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Safety Engineering
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Toxicology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Regulatory Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International Affairs
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Research
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Safety Engineering
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Toxicology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Writing

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