Dr. Chad Leverette

Welcome to the College of Sciences and Engineering at USC Aiken! Today’s scientists and engineers must have an ever-increasing sophistication to ensure our nation’s future, and a wide variety of careers require a solid technical background. Inspiring and preparing students to pursue deep knowledge in these fields is a weighty task, and we embrace this challenge daily at USC Aiken!

Within the departments of Biology & Geology, Chemistry & Physics, Exercise & Sports Science, Psychology, and Mathematical Sciences - including Industrial Process Engineering, you will be challenged to grow like never before. Together, we share a passion for developing YOU, building community, and impacting society.

Interim Dean, Dr. Chad Leverette


Biology and Geology

Our Department of Biology and Geology offers BA and BS degrees in General Biology, or a BS in Biology with concentrations in Environmental Remediation and Restoration or Molecular Biology. We also offer a minor in geology, as well as transferable coursework towards a major in geology.

Chemistry and Physics

Our Department of Chemistry and Physics, which is certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS), offers a BS degree in Chemistry.

Exercise and Sports Science

Our Department of Exercise and Sports Science offers a BS degree in Exercise and Sports Science.  Students in this program may choose from a concentration in Allied Health, Basic Sciences, or Fitness Management.

Mathematical Science and Engineering

Our Department of Mathematical Sciences offers a BS in Mathematics/Computer Science and Industrial Mathematics. We also offer the first two years of the USC Columbia Engineering program. In 2016, the department began offering a BS in Industrial Processing Engineering.


Our Department of Psychology offers BA and BS degrees in Psychology, as well as a minor in Neuroscience.

Graduate Programs


Our Department of Psychology offers a MS degree in Applied Clinical Psychology.