USC’s forward-thinking approach to education positions its graduates for success. By offering a wide range of interdisciplinary programs, students train themselves with the necessary skill sets needed in today’s complex and ever-changing world. In this progressive landscape, USC encourages students to think outside traditional boundaries by blending multiple disciplines into a highly individualized and comprehensive learning curriculum.
General Education Requirements
USC’s General Education requirements put diverse and international views at the core of your educational experience.
Requirements span citizenship in a global era, traditions and historical foundations, the arts, humanistic inquiry, social analysis, life sciences, physical sciences and quantitative reasoning.
Making creative connections is key to thriving in today’s ever-complex world.
USC honors students who combine majors and/or minors from widely separate fields. Think: art history and biology; finance and public policy; journalism and computer science. You envision it, and we make it happen.
An intellectual space where students and top faculty have conversations about the interconnectedness of multiple fields of learning.
High-achieving students enjoy a break in tuition to pursue multiple undergraduate degree objectives.
For Trojans seeking the benefits of a “small liberal arts college,” TO challenges students to read — and challenge — the greatest philosophers, writers, scientists and artists, making connections with today’s social and political challenges.