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USC Catalogue 2016-2017 
USC Catalogue 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

About the Catalogue


About the Catalogue

The USC Catalogue is the document of authority for all students. The program requirements listed in the USC Catalogue supersede any information that may be contained in any bulletin of any school or department. The university reserves the right to change its policies, rules, regulations, requirements for graduation, course offerings and any other contents of this catalogue at any time.

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The USC Catalogue is published online annually in June. There is no longer a print version though a print-friendly capability is offered. Once the Catalogue is published, changes can only be made to correct inaccuracies. From October to May, the Catalogue Office is in production on the next year’s Catalogue, known as the “Preview” Catalogue. For read-only access to the Preview Catalogue, contact the Catalogue Office at The Catalogue Office works in conjunction with the Curriculum Coordination Office to update curricular information in the upcoming Catalogue on during the production months.


The USC Catalogue is published by the Office of the Registrar, Catalogue Office, (213) 740-1207. The catalogue is published online in June 2016 as the document of authority for the following academic year.

Managing Editor: Diane Ver Steeg Anderson

Contributing Editors: Julie Wood, Lesley Zanich (The Oak Co)

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