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2015-2016 USC Sumter Bulletin
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  Jan 20, 2018
 
2015-2016 USC Sumter Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Moore School of Business


Peter Brews, Dean
Brian Klaas, Senior Associate Dean of Research and Academics
Kendall Roth, Senior Associate Dean for International Programs and Partnerships
Nancy Buchan, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Timothy Carroll, Associate Dean, Executive Education
Carolyn S. Jones, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Division



Degree Programs

The Moore School of Business offers programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in accounting , business economics , finance , insurance and risk management , international business , management , management science , marketing , and real estate . The degree programs emphasize a strong liberal arts background.

Entrance Requirements

In addition to the academic admission requirements of the Moore School of Business stated below, a limit on admission to the program may be imposed. An enrollment limit would become necessary if enrollment levels exceed school staffing capabilities and resources. The Undergraduate Admissions Committee, in consultation with the dean of the school, shall be responsible for adjusting undergraduate enrollment levels to ensure the quality of the undergraduate program. A student who meets admissions criteria will be favorably considered, but because of space limitations admission cannot be guaranteed.

Freshmen entering the USC Columbia prebusiness division of the Moore School of Business must meet the campus requirements for admission.

Students from other USC campuses who have no work from colleges outside of USC must have a GPA of 3.00 on all work taken and must have taken at least 15 USC credit hours (to include calculus) with a minimum grade of C. Priority will be given to students meeting all Moore School of Business freshman course progression requirements, to include ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 , SPCH 140  or SPCH 230 , and either MATH 170  or MATH 142  or PHIL 110 , with a minimum grade of C in each of these courses. Additionally, those students who have fewer than 30 semester hours from colleges outside USC must also meet Columbia campus freshman admission requirements.

Students enrolled in other colleges on the Columbia campus must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 on all work taken and must have at least 15 USC credit hours to include calculus with a minimum grade of C. Priority will be given to students meeting all Moore School of Business freshmen course progression requirements, to include ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 , SPCH 140  or SPCH 230 , and either MATH 170  or MATH 142  or PHIL 110 , with a minimum grade of C in each of these courses. Transfer students from other institutions must present a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on all college work taken (to include calculus) with a minimum grade of C. Priority will be given to students meeting all Moore School of Business freshman course progression requirements, to include ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 , SPCH 140  or SPCH 230 , and either MATH 170  or MATH 142  or PHIL 110 , with a minimum grade of C in each of these courses. Students who have taken fewer than 30 semester hours of college work must also meet Columbia campus freshman admission requirements.

Progression Requirements

The requirements stated below are minimum requirements and are subject to change as stated in the last paragraph of this section. To continue in the sophomore year of the prebusiness division of the Moore School of Business, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.60 on a minimum of 24 hours. The 24 hours must include ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 , SPCH 140  or SPCH 230 , MATH 122  or MATH 141 , and either math at the next higher level or PHIL 110 , with a minimum grade of C in each of these courses. A student not meeting these requirements must transfer out of the prebusiness division of the Moore School of Business.

To be admitted to the upper division of the Moore School of Business, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.60 on a minimum of 48 hours. The 48 hours must include ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 , SPCH 140  or SPCH 230 , MATH 122  or MATH 141  and either math at the next higher level or PHIL 110 , ECON 221 /ECON 222 , ACCT 225 /ACCT 226 , MGSC 290 , MGSC 291 , and MGMT 250  or ENGL 463 , with a minimum grade of C in each of these courses.

All majors in the Moore School of Business will be expected to pass all business administration and economics courses with a minimum grade of C. Students repeating a business administration or economics course more than once may not use the course toward a degree in business administration.

Dual Degrees. Currently enrolled students from other USC colleges who expect to obtain a second baccalaureate degree from the Moore School of Business must meet regular admission and progression requirements of the school and formally apply and be accepted by the school prior to obtaining 75 hours.

Classes. Enrollment priority will be given business majors who are in good academic standing in all business and economics classes.

Suspension. The Moore School of Business adheres to the University’s general policy on suspension.

Graduation. All students admitted to the Moore School of Business effective fall 2000 and thereafter must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on all USC work attempted in order to obtain a degree from the Moore School of Business.

Attendance Requirements

Students are expected to attend all regular class meetings. Students must conform to University attendance regulations as stated in the section entitled “Academic Regulations.” Where specific faculty policies regarding attendance are more stringent, they will be stated in writing for individual courses.

Programs and Courses

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