Academic Opportunities

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A College of Charleston education is a personalized education. We offer more than 140 majors and minors. You’ll be taught by exceptional professors whose top priority is your success!

Here are some of the academic opportunities you may want to consider:

CALL ME MISTER. A teacher recruitment program designed to address the critical shortage of African American male teachers, the Call Me MISTER program seeks to support participants through academic, cultural and social support as well as tuition assistance and job placement.

Honors College. The College of Charleston Honors College expands on partnerships between faculty and student by creating a vibrant and diverse living-learning community. Here, motivated students grow together while pursuing their unique interests and goals – everything from study abroad, internships, research and service projects at home and globally.

SCAMP provides mentoring and summer-research opportunities for students from underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American and Pacific Islanders) who want to pursue a degree in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. 

SPECTRA is a summer transition program for incoming freshmen who are African American, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian and Native American (AALANA). 

1967 Legacy Program aims to improve the recruitment, retention and success of Black students through scholarships, enhanced and extended education support and professional preparation. The scholars will also get involved in historical research projects promoting awareness about the Black experience and the people who came before them.