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The USC Graduate School

Courses of Instruction

Graduate Studies (GRSC)

The terms listed are expected but are not guaranteed. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the Schedule of Classes.

This new course is available beginning fall 2008.

GRSC 596 Internship for Curricular Practical Training (1, max 3, FaSpSm) Part-time or full-time, practical work experience in the student’s field of study. The internship must be located at an off-campus facility. Students are individually supervised by faculty. May not be taken until the student has completed at least one semester of enrollment in the graduate program. Graduate standing. Graded CR/NC.

GRSC 800 Studies for the Qualifying Examination (0, FaSpSm) Prerequisite: permission of the Graduate School. Graded CR/NC.

GRSC 810 Studies for Master's Examination (0, FaSpSm) Prerequisite: completion of all course work for the master's degree. Permission of the Graduate School. Graded CR/NC.

GRSC 850ab The Professoriate: Preparing for the Future (2-2, FaSp) Preparation for academic careers: various methodologies and approaches to teaching, learning, assessment, and research; statements of research and teaching philosophies; creation of online academic portfolio. Graded IP/CR/NC. Open to doctorate students only.