University of South Carolina - Sumter - Bachelor's Degree

University of South Carolina, Sumter is one of the four regional USC campuses which make up Palmetto College. USC Sumter is an accredited two-year school in the University of South Carolina System.

  • Average Tuition USD 67,212

School Description

Originally a Clemson University academic branch in 1965, later become a branch of the USC System in 1973. USC Sumter confers two-year associate's degrees and offers baccalaureate degree programs in business administration through USC Aiken; elementary education through USC Upstate; and nursing, early childhood education, organizational leadership and interdisciplinary studies through Palmetto College.

Bachelor Programs

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Biology

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Chemistry

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Civil Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Computer Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Computer Science

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Criminal Justice

    A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    English

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Environmental Science

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Exercise Science

    A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill building in competitive physical activities, as well as non-competitive physical fitness programs. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Film and Media

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    History

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Hospitality and Tourism

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Journalism

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Nursing

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Pre-Pharm

    A program that prepares individuals for admission to a professional program in medicine, osteopathic medicine, or podiatric medicine.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Psychology

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Public Health

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Public Relations

    A program that focuses on the theories and methods for managing the media image of a business, organization, or individual and the communication process with stakeholders, constituencies, audiences, and the general public; and that prepares individuals to function as public relations assistants, technicians, and managers. Includes instruction in public relations theory; related principles of advertising, marketing, and journalism; message/image design; image management; special event management; media relations; community relations; public affairs; and internal communications.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Social Work

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150, United States

    Sociology

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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  • Minimum GPA 2.25

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    Established in 1973

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    Professor Lisa Brodhacker from Lander University Greenwood is a USC Sumter alumnae.

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