South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University, SC State, is a public, land grant, four year university in Orangeburg, South Carolina that was established in 1896 as a college for black students. It sits on a 447 acre campus and offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level in science, humanities, business, education, and technology. The schools and colleges of the university are as follows:

  • College of Business & Applied Professional Sciences
  • College of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • College of Science, Mathematics & Engineering Technology
  • Division of Academic Affairs
  • School of Graduate Studies

SC State, which is a member of the Mid-eastern Athletic Conference, participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I sports. SC State athletics teams are nicknamed as the Bulldogs or the Lady Bulldogs. Some of the sports that students participate in are basketball, bowling, golf, soccer, volleyball, softball, cross country, and tennis. The university also has honor societies which include Beta Gamma Sigma, Psi Chi, Kappa Delta Pi, and Alpha Phi Sigma. It boasts of four sororities and four fraternities as well.

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Nuclear Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General
Human Development And Family Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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