The following majors were developed in our office but are overseen in other departments. Learn more about each major by visiting the major’s website.
American Popular CultureIn this major, students learn to think critically about the images and assertions of the mass media and commercial culture from a variety of perspectives, as well as how the experience of popular culture interacts with questions of gender and ethnicity in the American context.
Health and the Human SciencesStudents interested in health professions explore diverse fields such as sociology, psychology, gerontology, gender studies and anthropology. It includes some courses that prepare students for study in medicine, nursing and other fields.
Intelligence and Cyber OperationsThis major brings scholarship in international relations together with technical expertise in information technology to prepare students for a rapidly emerging field of scholarly activity and professional practice. Students are prepared to engage in the challenges and opportunities of their time such as the use of cyber technology to collect information and spread misinformation.
Interdisciplinary Major ProgramThe Interdisciplinary Major Program presents a special opportunity for students to take advantage of the University’s strengths in the professions and the liberal arts, by designing individual programs of study that cross the lines between traditional majors.
International Relations and the Global EconomyStudents meet rigorous interdisciplinary training at the intersection of international relations and economics, preparing them for careers ranging from foreign policy and international development to international finance and political risk and analysis.
Narrative StudiesBased in the Humanities, coursework in this major focuses on popular culture, writing in narrative forms, narrative in cross-cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts. It draws on the resources of USC’s curriculum in the arts.
NGOs and Social ChangeThis major which focuses on the roots of social conflict, on theories and methods for understanding them, and on the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and nonprofits that address them.
During Spring 2020, Intelligence and Cyber Operations students presented their cyber crime knowledge to perspective employers across the globe in a virutal mock trial.
The following majors were developed in our office but are overseen in other departments. Learn more about each major by visiting the major’s website. For advising questions, contact the USC Dornsife Office of Undergraduate Advising at email@example.com.