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Objectives


Students majoring in Emerging Media at USC Aiken will have the skills need to succeed in various career fields.

Students will:

  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills
  • Learn how to work well within a team
  • Gain familiarity with various technologies
  • Learn about both traditional and new forms of communication to be a better communicator in relationships, on teams, at work, and through social media.

Why a Bachelor's Degree in Emerging Media?

Through a bachelor's degree in emerging media, students learn the practical application of the theory and art of communication. Through coursework that focuses on visual, multimedia, written, spoken and interpersonal communication, students are well-prepared for the competitive job market. Graduates can enter into fields such as sales, marketing, media, customer relations, public relations, law, and health care.

Eligibility & Requirements


45-60

Total Credit Hours Earned

2.0

Overall GPA

Following Courses Completed

  • Composition
  • Composition and Literature
  • Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
  • Natural Science with a Lab
  • Two Social/Behavioral Science courses
  • Humanities course
  • World Civilization
  • American Government or American History

Students who have not completed these requirements can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any technical college. To find out if you are qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.

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Hours Required 120 hrs
GPA Required 2.0

Program Length

If you're a full-time student, the program should take about 2 years -- the same as if you were attending class in-person. If you work, you may need to take a lighter course load.

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Objectives


Students majoring in Communication at USC Aiken will have the skills need to succeed in various career fields.

Students will:

  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills
  • Learn how to work well within a team
  • Gain familiarity with various technologies
  • Examine communication processes in interpersonal relationships, small group and public settings and within organizations, in cultures, and in the mass media

Students majoring in Communication at USC Aiken will have the skills need to succeed in various career fields.

Eligibility & Requirements


45-60

Total Credit Hours Earned

2.0

Overall GPA

Following Courses Completed

  • Composition
  • Composition and Literature
  • Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
  • Natural Science with a Lab
  • Two Social/Behavioral Science courses
  • Humanities course
  • World Civilization
  • American Government or American History

Students who have not completed these requirements can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any technical college. To find out if you are qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.

View guide sheet
Hours Required 120 hrs
GPA Required 2.0

Program Length

Students taking a full-time course load can potentially complete this degree in 2 years if they have at least 60 degree applicable transfer hours.

Get Started

Call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

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If you've already talked to a Palmetto College representative, go ahead and apply.

Objectives


The Palmetto College Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree will provide you with many skills important for various work settings or graduate school programs:

  • Critical thinking
  • Written and oral communication
  • Quantitative literacy
  • Analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating information
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Civic knowledge and engagement
  • Intercultural knowledge and competence
  • Ethical reasoning and action
  • Foundations and skills for lifelong learning

Graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology enter careers in such diverse areas as counseling, community mental health, research, marketing, management, corrections, social work, business, and education. Many B.S. graduates go on to further study in graduate programs in clinical, counseling, school, and experimental psychology.

Eligibility & Requirements


45-60

Total Credit Hours Earned

2.0

Overall GPA

Following Courses Completed

  • Composition
  • Composition and Literature
  • Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
  • Natural Science with a Lab
  • Social/Behavioral Science course
  • Humanities course
  • World Civilization
  • American Government or American History

Students who have not completed these requirements can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any technical college. To find out if you are qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.


Palmetto College's Business Administration program is the only online business degree completion program in South Carolina to be fully accredited by AACSB International.

AACSB accreditation is the gold standard for business programs worldwide, and is held by fewer than 10 percent of all business schools around the world. Having an AACSB undergraduate business degree facilitates admission to an AACSB-accredited MBA program in the future. AACSB accreditation also ensures that a business school's curriculum is up-to-date, that business courses are taught by qualified faculty and that student learning is regularly assessed within a culture of continuous improvement.

View guide sheet
Hours Required 120 hrs
GPA Required 2.0

Program Length

Students taking a full-time course load can potentially complete this degree in 2 years if they have at least 60 degree applicable transfer hours.

Get Started

Call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

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If you've already talked to a Palmetto College representative, go ahead and apply.

Objectives


Student’s graduating from our program will have the skills needed to succeed in the field of Cybersecurity.

Students will:

  • Learn to protect data, programs, and networks by developing skills in programming (python)
  • Learn how to work well within a team
  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills
  • Gain familiarity with various technologies
  • Learn about (and how to) cryptography, operating systems, ethical hacking, secure software engineering, cyber defense, digital forensics, and cyber ethics

Eligibility & Requirements


45-60

Total Credit Hours Earned

2.0

Overall GPA

Following Courses Completed

  • Composition
  • Composition and Literature
  • Survey of Calculus
  • Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
  • Natural Science with a Lab
  • Humanities course
  • World Civilization
  • American Government or American History

Students who have not completed these requirements can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any technical college. To find out if you are qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.

View guide sheet
Hours Required 120 hrs
GPA Required 2.0

Program Length

Students taking a full-time course load can potentially complete this degree in 2 years if they have at least 60 degree applicable transfer hours.

Get Started

Call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

Also feel free to reach out to our team directly This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you've already talked to a Palmetto College representative, go ahead and apply.

SemesterApplication Deadline
Spring 2019 December 1, 2018
Fall 2019 July 15, 2019

Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

1C- Fall I: August 27- October 17 1D- Fall II: October 22- December 12

August 27--Classes Begin

October 17--Classes End

August 29--Last day to drop/add

August 30--First day "W" assigned

September 21--Last day "W" assigned

September 22--First day "WF" assigned 

August 29-- Last day for 100% refund

August 31--Last day for 70% refund

September 3--Last day for 50% refund

September 8--Last day for 20% refund

October 22--Classes Begin

December 12--Classes End

October 24--Last day to drop/add

October 25--First day "W" assigned

November 16--Last day "W" assigned 

November 17--First day "WF" assigned

October 24--Last day for 100% refund

October 26-- Last day for 70% refund

October 29-- Last day for 50% refund

November 2--Last day for 20% refund

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

Spring I: January 14- March 8 Spring II: March 18- May 10

January 14--Classes begin

March 8--Classes end

January 16--Last day to add

January 17--First day “W” assigned

February 9--Last day “W” assigned

February 10--First day “WF” assigned

January 16--Last day for 100% refund

January 18--Last day for 70% refund

January 22--Last day for 50% refund

January 27--last day for 20% refund

March 18--Classes begin

May 10--Classes end

March 20--Last day to add

March 21--First day “W” assigned

April 13--Last day “W” assigned

April 14--First day “WF” assigned

March 20--Last day for 100% refund

March 22--Last day for 70% refund

March 26--Last day for 50% refund

March 31--Last day for 20% refund

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