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2019-2020 USC Union Bulletin 
    
 
  Aug 15, 2022
 
2019-2020 USC Union Bulletin

Carolina Core - Foundational Courses


Foundational Courses (by Component)

The Carolina Core curriculum has 10 Core components, each with learning outcome and credit hour requirements.  Honors students have access to additional honors courses that may satisfy Carolina Core requirements.

Foundational Courses (Including Overlays)

Effective, Engaged, and Persuasive Communication: Written - CMW
Analytical Reasoning and Problem Solving - ARP
Scientific Literacy - SCI
  • ANTH 161 - Human Origins: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology  
  • ASTR 101 - Introduction to Astronomy  
  • ASTR 201 - Introduction to Astronomy II: The Dark Universe  
  • BIOL 101 - Biological Principles I  
  • BIOL 101L - Biological Principles I Laboratory  
  • BIOL 102 - Biological Principles II  
  • BIOL 102L - Biological Principles II Laboratory  
  • BIOL 110 - General Biology  
  • BIOL 120 - Human Biology  
  • BIOL 120L - Laboratory in Human Biology  
  • BIOL 206 - Genetics and Society  
  • BIOL 208 - Our Hungry World from Malthus to McDonalds  
  • BIOL 243 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I  
  • BIOL 243L - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory  
  • BIOL 244 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II  
  • BIOL 244L - Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory  
  • BIOL 270 - Introduction to Environmental Biology  
  • BIOL 270L - Introduction to Environmental Biology Laboratory  
  • CHEM 101 - Fundamental Chemistry I  
  • CHEM 102 - Fundamental Chemistry II  
  • CHEM 105 - Chemistry and Modern Society I  
  • CHEM 107 - Forensic Chemistry  
  • CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I  
  • CHEM 111L - General Chemistry I Laboratory  
  • CHEM 141 - Principles of Chemistry I  
  • ENVR 101 - Introduction to the Environment  
  • ENVR 101L - Introduction to the Environment Lab  
  • ENVR 200 - Natural History of South Carolina  
  • GEOG 104 - Introduction to Physical Geography  
  • GEOG 201 - Landform Geography  
  • GEOG 202 - Weather and Climate  
  • GEOL 101 - Introduction to the Earth  
  • GEOL 103 - Environment of the Earth  
  • GEOL 110 - Cultural Geology  
  • GEOL 205 - Earth Resources  
  • GEOL 215 - Coastal Environments of the Southeastern U.S.  
  • GEOL 215L - Coastal Environments of the Southeastern U.S. (Laboratory)  
  • GEOL 230 - Geology of the National Parks  
  • MSCI 101 - The Ocean Environment  
  • MSCI 102 - The Living Ocean  
  • MSCI 210 - Oceans and Society  
  • MSCI 210L - Oceans and Society Laboratory  
  • MSCI 215 - Coastal Environments of the Southeastern U.S  
  • MSCI 215L - Coastal Environments of the Southeastern U.S. (Laboratory)  
  • PHYS 201 - General Physics I  
  • PHYS 201L - General Physics Laboratory I  
  • PHYS 202 - General Physics II   
  • PHYS 202L - General Physics II Laboratory  
  • PHYS 211 - Essentials of Physics I  
  • PHYS 211L - Essentials of Physics I Lab  
  • PHYS 212 - Essentials of Physics II  
  • PHYS 212L - Essentials of Physics II Lab  
Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Foreign Language - GFL
  • ARAB 121 - Elementary Arabic   
  • ARAB 122 - Basic Proficiency in Arabic   
  • CHIN 121 - Elementary Chinese Mandarin  
  • CHIN 122 - Basic Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese  
  • FREN 109 - Beginning French I  
  • FREN 110 - Beginning French II  
  • FREN 121 - Elementary French  
  • FREN 122 - Basic Proficiency in French  
  • GERM 109 - Beginning German I  
  • GERM 110 - Beginning German II  
  • GERM 121 - Elementary German  
  • GERM 122 - Basic Proficiency in German  
  • GREK 121 - Elementary Ancient Greek I  
  • GREK 122 - Elementary Ancient Greek II  
  • ITAL 121 - Elementary Italian  
  • ITAL 122 - Basic Proficiency in Italian  
  • JAPA 121 - Elementary Japanese  
  • JAPA 122 - Basic Proficiency in Japanese  
  • LATN 109 - Beginning Latin I  
  • LATN 110 - Beginning Latin II  
  • LATN 121 - Elementary Latin  
  • LATN 122 - Basic Proficiency in Latin  
  • PORT 121 - Elementary Portuguese  
  • PORT 122 - Basic Proficiency in Portuguese  
  • RUSS 121 - Elementary Russian  
  • RUSS 122 - Basic Proficiency in Russian  
  • SPAN 109 - Beginning Spanish I  
  • SPAN 110 - Beginning Spanish II  
  • SPAN 111 - Intensive Beginning Spanish  
  • SPAN 121 - Elementary Spanish  
  • SPAN 122 - Basic Proficiency in Spanish  
  • SPAN 130 - Accelerated Basic Proficiency in Spanish  
Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Historical Thinking - GHS
Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Social Sciences - GSS
  • AFAM 201 - Introduction to African American Studies: Social and Historical Foundations  
  • AFAM 355 - Race and Ethnic Relations  
  • ANTH 101 - Primates, People, and Prehistory  
  • ANTH 102 - Understanding Other Cultures  
  • ANTH 204 - Plagues Past and Present  
  • ANTH 210 - The Human Life Cycle in Different Cultures  
  • ANTH 211 - Learning Across Cultures  
  • ANTH 212 - Food and Culture  
  • ANTH 213 - Ethnobotany: Plants and Peoples  
  • COLA 298 - Interdisciplinary Special Topics in the Liberal Arts: Social Sciences  
  • CRJU 101 - The American Criminal Justice System  
  • EDEX 205 - Understanding the Foundations of Disability  
  • EDUC 360 - Global and Multicultural Perspectives on Education in International Settings  
  • GEOG 103 - Introduction to Geography  
  • GEOG 121 - Globalization and World Regions  
  • GEOG 210 - Peoples, Places, and Environments  
  • GEOG 221 - Geography of South Carolina  
  • GEOG 223 - Geography of Latin America  
  • GEOG 224 - Geography of North America  
  • GEOG 225 - Geography of Europe  
  • GEOG 226 - Geography of the Middle East  
  • GEOG 228 - Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa  
  • HRTM 280 - Foundations of Tourism  
  • LASP 331 - Geography of Latin America  
  • LING 101 - Linguistics 1: Introduction to Language  
  • MUSC 210 - Understanding the Psychology of Music  
  • POLI 101 - Introduction to Global Politics  
  • POLI 201 - American National Government  
  • PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology  
  • RELG 101 - Exploring Religions  
  • RELG 338 - Sociology of Religion  
  • SOCY 101 - Introductory Sociology  
  • SOCY 301 - Sex and Gender  
  • SOCY 307 - Sociology of Religion  
  • SOCY 309 - An Introduction to Social Inequality  
  • SOCY 310 - Social Demography  
  • SOCY 340 - Introduction to Social Problems  
  • SOCY 355 - Race and Ethnic Relations  
  • SOWK 222 - Social Welfare Institutions, Policies, and Programs  
  • WGST 112 - Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies  
  • WGST 113 - Women’s Health  
  • WGST 210 - Human Life Cycles in Different Cultures  
  • WGST 300 - Sex and Gender  
Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding -  AIU
Effective, Engaged, and Persuasive Communication: Spoken Component - CMS
  • PHIL 213 - Communicating Moral Issues  
  • PHIL 325 - Engineering Ethics  
  • SAEL 200 - Social Advocacy and Ethical Life  
  • SPCH 140 - Public Communication  
  • SPCH 145 - Online Public Communication  
  • SPCH 213 - Communicating Moral Issues  
  • SPCH 230 - Business and Professional Speaking  
  • SPCH 260 - Argumentation and Debate  
Information Literacy -  INF
  • ENGL 102 - Rhetoric and Composition  
  • LIBR 101 - Information Literacy  
  • SLIS 202 - Introduction to Information Literacy and Technology  
  • SPCH 145 - Online Public Communication  
  • STAT 112 - Statistics and the Media  
Values, Ethics, and Social Responsibility - VSR
  • ANTH 212 - Food and Culture  
  • ANTH 216 - Violence and Peace: Anthropological Perspectives  
  • BIOL 208 - Our Hungry World from Malthus to McDonalds  
  • CPLT 150 - Values and Ethics in Literature  
  • CSCE 390 - Professional Issues in Computer Science and Engineering  
  • ENGL 200 - Creative Writing, Voice, and Community  
  • ENVR 322 - Environmental Ethics  
  • HIST 108 - Science and Technology in World History  
  • LING 240 - Language Conflict and Language Rights  
  • PHIL 103 - Special Topics in Ethics and Values  
  • PHIL 211 - Contemporary Moral Issues  
  • PHIL 213 - Communicating Moral Issues  
  • PHIL 320 - Ethics  
  • PHIL 321 - Medical Ethics  
  • PHIL 322 - Environmental Ethics  
  • PHIL 324 - Business Ethics  
  • PHIL 325 - Engineering Ethics  
  • POLI 201 - American National Government  
  • POLI 240 - Language Conflict and Language Rights  
  • POLI 302 - Classical and Medieval Political Theory  
  • POLI 303 - Modern Political Theory  
  • POLI 304 - Contemporary Political Theory  
  • RELG 205 - Morality, Ethics, and Religion  
  • SAEL 200 - Social Advocacy and Ethical Life  
  • SPCH 213 - Communicating Moral Issues  
  • WGST 112 - Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies