South Carolina State University – A Pioneer in Intellectual Education

Degrees and Programs

South Carolina University awards baccalaureate degrees in diverse subjects from biology, engineering technology, education, business, computer science, mathematics, literature and English language. The exclusive programs include a doctoral program in Educational Administration and a recognized master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology. At large, these internationally accredited degree programs increase the career opportunities for university students.

Colleges and Schools

There are three colleges and one school within the university campus that not only offer specialized education but also career guidance to the students.

The College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences has five departments namely business administration; accounting, agribusiness and economics; health sciences; military sciences and; family and consumer sciences.

The college of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences houses the four departments of education, human services, visual and performing arts and English and modern languages.

The College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technology is home to the three departments of biological and physical sciences, mathematics and computer sciences and; civil and mechanical engineering technology. In addition to these colleges, there is a School of Graduate Studies too.


The Miller F. Whittaker Library was built in 1969, dedicated to Dr. Miller F. Whittaker (the third president of the university). This three storey library with more than 302,768 volumes, 1,028,132 microforms, 974 journals and magazines; has its own website since 1991, making the sources available to students, online. It also has a large collection of federal documents and state publications.


South Carolina University also sponsors bowling, basketball, golf, volleyball, soccer, softball, cross country, tennis and track for women and; bowling, basketball, tennis, golf, track, cross country, and football for men.