The College of Science offers baccalaureate programs in subjects ranging from mathematics to the physical sciences to the life sciences. World class faculty provide outstanding experiences in classrooms, research labs, and in the field. These degree programs prepare students for graduate study in many disciplines, professional schools, teaching careers, and a variety of industry and government science, technology and mathematics positions. Numerous options and emphasis areas allow students to tailor their curricula to their specific interests. Additional information is available at www.clemson.edu/science.
Pre-Professional Health Studies
Clemson University offers a variety of degree-granting majors ideally suited for students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and more. Pre-Professional Health Studies is an option available for undecided students to explore majors until they decide on a degree-granting major appropriate to their career goals. Keep in mind, some majors are highly competitive and it is advantageous for students to enroll in a major as soon as possible. For more information on choosing a degree-granting major visit clemson.edu/degrees. For more detailed information regarding this program, please see the section entitled Pre-Professional Health Studies located in the Academic Regulations tab of the undergraduate catalog.
Modern Language Requirement
A number of Clemson University degree programs require the completion of a modern language through a specific course level. Modern languages taught at Clemson University or accepted for transfer credit include American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. While many degree programs accept any of these modern languages for the requirement, certain programs may have specific modern language requirements. Students should consult their program’s curriculum map for details.
SC REACH ACT (SC. 38 as amended) Graduation Requirement
To comply with the South Carolina REACH ACT, all undergraduate students who enter the university during summer 2021 or afterward must pass one of the following courses. This course may count as a requirement in any part of the program of study including the major, minor, general education or as a free elective.
Students with AP, IB, or dual enrollment credit for these courses do not need to repeat them. Additional courses may be approved which can satisfy this requirement. Successful completion of coursework in compliance with the REACH ACT is required for graduation.