Summer Classes

Summer Classes

Get Caught Up or Get Ahead with Summer Classes at SMC!


For New Students and Transfer Students:

A new student is one who has not been previously enrolled at SMC or is not currently enrolled at another institution.


1. Complete the Summer College Application for New Students.

2. You will also need to provide the following with your completed Application for Summer College:

    • Your high school transcript with graduation date.
    • Transcripts from all colleges attended.

For Current SMC Students (Continuing Students)

A continuing student is a student who is currently enrolled at SMC.


  1. You may enroll in summer school courses in your Self-Service Portal beginning January 9th or you may register with your advisor.

For Transient Students

A transient student is one who is currently enrolled at another college or university.


1. Complete the Summer College Transient application.

2. We also require your institution’s Transient Permission Form, which must be uploaded as part of the application process.  The form should include: your name, the courses you have permission to take, the signature of your Registrar or Academic Dean.

3. The deadline to submit an Application and Transient Permission Form for 2022 is May 31, 2023, at 5 PM.

All first four-week and eight-week courses are online.

June 5 - June 30, 2023: Four-Week Courses Online

Course NumberCourse NameFaculty
ANTH 101Cultural Anthropology TBA
ARTS 201Art Appreciation Neely
ARTS 207Fundamentals of 2-D Design Neely
BIOL 205Environmental Science Hyder
ENGL 101English Composition IWelch
ENGL 102 English Composition IIDennis
ENGL 204American Literature IIPerkins
HIST 201History of United States IHansen
HLTH 240NutritionGordon
MATH 112Introductory StatisticsAhmad
PHED 121Physical Fitness and WellnessCox
RELI 211Old TestamentPratt
RELI 215World Religions Unterseher
RELI 315 Exploring Spiritual TraditionsUnterseher
SPCH 201Public Speaking TBA

SMC reserves the right to make changes to this schedule

June 5 - July 28, 2023: Eight-Week Courses Online

Course NumberCourse NameFaculty
BSAD 101Introduction to BusinessCogburn
BSAD 103Personal FinanceKithcart
BSAD 201Principles of MacroeconomicsBrown
BSAD 206Accounting IITodd
BSAD 310Business ManagementKing-Johnson
CSCI 101Intro to Computer Technology Staff
HIST 310Ancient Greece and Rome Birney
PDEV 300Community Discovery and EngageStaff
PDEV 310Pro Development and LeadershipStaff
PDEV 330Professional CommunicationsStaff
PDEV 400Applied TechnologyStaff
PDEV 410Semester InternshipStaff
PDEV 430CapstoneStaff
PSYC 101General PsychologyFarmer
PSYC 310Abnormal PsychologyAustin
PSYC 330Res Meth in the Behavioral SciReed
SPAN 102Elementary Spanish IIBurriss

SMC reserves the right to make changes to this schedule


Course NumberCourse NameFaculty
ARTS 201 Art AppreciationStaff
BSAD 101Introduction to Business Staff
BSAD 310Business ManagementStaff
BSAD 411Entrepreneurship II Staff
BSAD 441Corporate FinanceStaff
BSAD 460Business LawStaff
CRMJ 101Intro to Criminal JusticeStaff
CRMJ 220Intro to Forensic ScienceStaff
CRMJ 425Race, Ethnicity, and CrimeStaff
ENGL 101English Composition I Staff
ENGL 250Professional WritingStaff
HIST 102Western CivilizationStaff
HLTH 201Health EducationStaff
Math 103College AlgebraStaff
PDEV 400Applied TechnologyStaff
PDEV 415Career-Based ExperienceStaff
PSYC 330Res Meth in the Behavioral SciStaff
RELI 103Intro to Religious ThoughtStaff
SMC 120Orientation to Online LearningStaff
SPCH 201Public SpeakingStaff

SMC reserves the right to make changes to this schedule

What you need to know:

Course Load: Students may take up to eight semester hours credit in the term.

Registration Deadline: 5:00 PM, Thursday, June 1, 2023, for all courses.

Tuition Expense: $300.00 per credit hour. No book fees in the summer.

Payment Deadline:  5:00 PM, Thursday, June 1, 2023, for all courses. Schedules will be dropped for students who do not meet this deadline.

Classes Begin: All classes begin on Monday, June 5, 2023.

Drop Period:  The deadline to drop a course (both the four- and eight-week courses) is 5:00 PM, June 12, 2023.

Last Day to Withdraw with a “W”The four-week course withdrawal deadline is June 20, 2023. The eight-week course withdrawal deadline is July 5, 2023.

Financial Aid:  A 2022-2023 FAFSA must be on file with the SMC Financial Aid Office. Aid will be awarded based on the student’s eligibility for Federal and State aid.

Books: Textbooks are included in the cost of the course.

Contact Information: 
Admissions Office - 864-587-4213 
Business Office - 864-587-4234 
Financial Aid Office - 864-587-4203 
Registrar’s Office - 864-587-4232


Jill Johnson

Jill Johnson
(864) 587-4232

Caroline Conrad

Caroline Conard,  Admin Assistant to Registrar 
(864) 587-4238


Contact Information

Spartanburg Methodist College
1000 Powell Mill Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301

Phone: (864) 587-4238
Fax: (864) 587-4355
Located in the Buchheit Administration Building