USCB's curriculum is designed to promote acquisition of knowledge and, through it, the intellectual dispositions and skills that encourage depth of understanding, tolerance of others and individual accountability.

All students complete a program of general study designed to provide them with a well-rounded education. Students receive instruction and practice in effective oral and written communication, cultivate an understanding of the liberal and fine arts, broaden their historical and cultural awareness, and develop a proficiency in one foreign language. Students study the social and natural sciences, acquire technological and information literacy, and build skills in numerical and analytical reasoning. - Testing...,,,

Undergraduate Majors

In addition to offering baccalaureate degrees, the University of South Carolina Beaufort offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees to Military Personnel at the Marine Corps Air Station and Parris Island Recruit Depot.

Graduate Programs


Academic Affairs

Contact Information:

Dr. Harvey Varnet
Executive Vice Chancellor
Academic Affairs
1 University Blvd
Bluffton, SC 29909



The University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500, or, for questions about the accreditation of the University ofSouth Carolina Beaufort. If you would like to visit USC Beaufort's SACS website, please visit