Iovine and Young Academy
The Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy offers a Bachelor of Science in Arts, Technology and the Business of innovation.
Minimum Grade Point Average Requirements
A minimum grade of B (3.0) or higher is required in all core courses for all majors in the Academy. A grade of B- or lower will not satisfy a core major requirement.
Admission to the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy is granted through the USC Office of Admission. The application deadline for fall 2015 is December 1, 2014. Specific requirements and additional information are available at iovine-young-apply.usc.edu/how-to-apply/. The Academy is currently not accepting transfer applicants from outside of USC.
Entrance Requirements for Current USC Students
The Academy will consider entrance into the major for current USC students. While completed USC course work will be taken into account, there is no guarantee it will be credited toward Academy requirements. For example, a sophomore may not be able to transfer to the Academy with sophomore standing. Credit and standing will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Admission to the Academy is limited to fall semester only. The application deadline for fall 2015 is December 1, 2014. Specific requirements and additional information are available at iovine-young-apply.usc.edu/how-to-apply/.
Academic advisement is provided to majors through the Student Services Office in HSH 101. The staff adviser provides information regarding academic life at the university, program requirements, policies and procedures to assist students with their degree completion. Majors are required to meet with the adviser before registering each semester. Appointments may be scheduled at most times during the academic year.
Waiver of Course Requirements
Under special circumstances course waivers and substitutions may be granted. All course waivers and course substitutions must be approved by the executive director of the Academy or her designee.
Tuition and Fees
Undergraduate programs are assessed the university-wide tuition rate. In addition, some Academy classes are charged lab fees, as noted in the Schedule of Classes. The university reserves the right to assess new fees or charges. The rates listed are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Trustees.