University of South Carolina - Upstate

Spartanburg, SC

USC-Upstate says, "University of South Carolina Upstate aims to become one of the Southeast’s leading "metropolitan" universities … a university that acknowledges as its fundamental reason for being its relationship to expanding populations along the I-85 corridor. It aims to be recognized nationally among its peer institutions for its excellence in education and commitment to its students, for its involvement in the Upstate, and for the clarity and integrity of its mission." [Source, Pg. 58]

  • Website:http://www.uscupstate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,775
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:25%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,520 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$22,848 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Fine Arts, Humanities & History" requirement

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. History or Government because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Fine Arts, Humanities & History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social & Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of South Carolina - Upstate uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/10/2019

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