MAJORS REPORT 0UNDERGRADUATE - University of South Carolina

 
MAJORS REPORT 0UNDERGRADUATE - University of South Carolina
2020   UNDERGRADUATE
       MAJORS REPORT
MAJORS REPORT 0UNDERGRADUATE - University of South Carolina
UNDERGRADUATE
                              MAJORS REPORT 2020
                              UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

                              Accounting. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3

                              Economics.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4

                              Finance.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5

                              International Business.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7

                              Management.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8

                              Operations and Supply Chain .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10

                              Marketing. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 11

                              Real Estate.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 13

                              Risk Management and Insurance.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14

                              DOUBLE MAJORS. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 15

                              INTERNSHIPS.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17

                              TOP EMPLOYERS .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 18

                              STUDENT TESTIMONIALS.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 19

                              STUDENT DATA COLLECTION
                              All data in this report is collected via a standardized National Association of
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                              every graduate. Being student entered, all data is self-reported. Responses
                              from the 2019-2020 survey were gathered from 1,375 graduates in the
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UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS
                                                                                                                       Accounting

THE ACCOUNTING MAJOR
AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Accounting is a good fit for students who:                         provide input that keeps our curriculum current with the
• Want to understand business as a whole                           evolving needs of the profession

• Are good at using information, especially numbers, to         • Faculty who are highly engaged with students both in the
  solve problems                                                  classroom and beyond

• Seek a profession that is always in high demand               Major Requirements:

Potential career pathways include:                              Students pursuing an accounting degree must complete 24
                                                                hours, including:
• Certified Public Accountant
                                                                • ACCT 401: Financial Accounting I
• Forensic accountant
                                                                • ACCT 402: Cost/Managerial Accounting
• Auditor
                                                                • ACCT 403: Tax I
• Corporate accountant
                                                                • ACCT 404: Accounting Information Systems I
• Tax accountant
                                                                • ACCT 405: Financial Accounting II
• Government and nonprofit accountant
                                                                • ACCT 406: Auditing I
An accounting degree leads to leadership careers in public or   • Two additional 500-level accounting courses selected
private accounting, budget planning, tax accounting, auditing     from an approved list of electives
and consulting. Accountants are found in every industry         Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to
sector and at management and executive levels in almost         change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the
every company. Many accounting majors go on to graduate         evolving needs of the business community.
school or become certified public accountants.
                                                                Accounting Business Analytics Concentration
The Moore School has long been viewed as a primary talent       Students may add the accounting business analytics
pipeline by major accounting firms including Deloitte, Dixon    concentration to their degree. This concentration requires
Hughes Goodman, Elliott Davis, Ernst & Young, Grant             three additional analytics courses, which are specified by
Thornton, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers and many more.           the accounting department.
Recent graduates have secured jobs at companies such as
Eaton and banks such as Deutsche Bank and TD Bank.              Accounting Beyond the Classroom
                                                                Extracurricular areas to enhance your accounting degree
According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the           include:
2020 average starting salary for Moore School accounting
                                                                • Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
graduates is $58,669.
                                                                  Program, Beta Alpha Psi, National Association of Black
 Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary     Avg. Salary   Avg. Salary         Accountants, IMA
   2017           2018            2019          2020
                                                                • Diversity and Social Advocacy: Beta Alpha Psi, National
   $55,655        $55,355        $57,917        $58,669           Association of Black Accountants, IMA, Diversity and
Employment Rate (Single Major): 89%                               Inclusion Council, Women in Business Council
                                                                • Global Learning: Some accounting courses (ACCT 506,
The School of Accounting is distinguished from other large        IBUS 490) include international components in the
accounting programs nationwide by maintaining:                    curriculum
• Regular student-to-instructor interaction for majors in all   • Peer Leadership: Beta Alpha Psi, National Association
  upper-division accounting courses                               of Black Accountants, IMA, Moore School Student
                                                                  Ambassadors
• Rigor throughout the curriculum, with an emphasis on
  both technical and skill-based learning objectives            • Professional Practice: Beta Alpha Psi, IMA, Global Business
                                                                  Council, Alpha Kappa Psi
• Up-to-date and in-depth curriculum; close ties with
  leading accounting firms, whose managers regularly            • Research: Some accounting courses (ACCT 404) include
                                                                  research components in the curriculum
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Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute       and then return to campus to complete their course work.
to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership        Students interested in internships should contact David
Distinction. Find out more at                                    McIntyre at david.mcintyre@moore.sc.edu.
http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.
                                                                 Accelerated Bachelor’s/MACC Program
Accounting Spotlight: Internship Programs                        A flexible curriculum, a close-knit family of students and a
Accounting majors are encouraged to gain hands-on                faculty that prepares graduates for long-term success make
experience in the field by obtaining paid internships in the     the Moore School’s Master of Accountancy program much
summers after their junior and senior years. Students have       more than just a master’s degree. With the accelerated
the opportunity to offer students a valuable opportunity to      program, you can complete up to 12 hours that are
preview the accounting profession and learn more about a         counted toward both undergraduate and graduate degree
firm where they would like to work.                              requirements, allowing you to complete both degrees in a
                                                                 shorter amount of time than the traditional path. As a MACC
Students may also obtain a winter internship, which allows       graduate, you will meet the education requirements for the
them to experience audit and tax season firsthand. The           CPA license and are expected to complete the CPA Exam
winter internship program, which occurs in the spring            during the program. Contact macc@moore.sc.edu for more
semester of the final year, is competitive and facilitated by    information on the accelerated program, including eligibility
the Moore School’s Office of Career Management. Students         requirements.
work for a firm for the first half of the spring semester

THE ECONOMICS MAJOR                                                                                                Economics

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Economics is a good fit for students who:                        Many Moore School economics students go directly to
• Enjoy thinking about business from a theoretical, big-         graduate or professional school. Recent graduates have
  picture perspective                                            attended schools such as Harvard Graduate School
                                                                 of Education, Villanova University School of Law and
• Want to develop general analytics skills that can be useful    Georgetown University School of Public Policy.
  in many future business and government careers
• Are interested in attending graduate or professional           Companies that have hired Moore School economics
  school                                                         majors in recent years include Vanguard, Nestle, Amazon,
                                                                 Honeywell and Deutsche Bank.
Potential career pathways include:
                                                                 According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the
• Banking, manufacturing, insurance, retailing and economic
                                                                 2020 average starting salary for Moore School economics
  research
                                                                 graduates is $62,614.
• Local, state and federal government positions in regional
  planning and development, employment and labor force
                                                                  Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary
  analysis, ecology, transportation, and the regulation of          2017           2018           2019           2020
  industry
                                                                    $56,069        $55,730        $59,600       $62,614
• Teaching economics in secondary schools or in colleges
  and universities                                               Employment Rate (Single Major): 81%

Economics is a career field that offers a wide variety of        Students who earn degrees from the Moore School
opportunities. Professional economists can find work in all      complete the comprehensive business core, while
industry sectors and are involved in economic forecasting,       economics students in the College of Arts and Sciences
market research, cost-effectiveness studies, investment          complete more economics and non-business course work.
analysis, policy analysis, impact studies, program evaluations
and solving budget problems.                                     Major Requirements:
                                                                 All students take two introductory economics courses,
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Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of                             • Peer Leadership: Gamecock Economics Society, Omicron
Macroeconomics, as part of the business core.                                Delta Epsilon, Moore School Student Ambassadors, Beta
All economics majors also take:                                              Gamma Sigma business honor fraternity
• ECON 321: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory                              • Professional Practice: Proving Ground, business case
• ECON 322: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory                                competitions, Alpha Kappa Psi

• ECON 436: Introductory Econometrics                                      • Research: Some economics courses (ECON 399, ECON
                                                                             511, ECON 589) include research components in the
• Students pursuing the business economics major also                        curriculum
  take two elective courses in economics.
                                                                           Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to      to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the
evolving needs of the business community.                                  Distinction. Find out more at
                                                                           http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.
Economics Business Analytics Concentration
Students may add the economics business analytics                          Economics Spotlight: Gamecock Economics Society
concentration to their degree. This concentration requires                 For students who want to extend their economics education
three additional analytics courses, which are specified by the             beyond the classroom or who are interested in networking
economics department.                                                      with fellow students, faculty and members of the business
                                                                           community, the Gamecock Economics Society provides
Economics Beyond the Classroom                                             opportunities to do all of that and more. In addition to
Extracurricular areas to enhance your economics degree                     building a stronger sense of community among economics
include:                                                                   students and providing leadership opportunities for students
• Community Service: Office of Sustainability, Net Impact                  who serve as its officers, the society regularly shares
                                                                           information with its members about news and trends in the
• Diversity and Social Advocacy: Some economics
                                                                           industry and professional development opportunities on
  courses (ECON 508) include diversity and social advocacy
                                                                           campus and beyond.
  components in the curriculum
• Global Learning: Some economics courses (ECON
  503, ECON 504, ECON 505) include global learning
  components in the curriculum

THE FINANCE MAJOR                                                                                                               Finance

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Finance is a good fit for students who:                                    • Financial institution officers and managers
• Are comfortable working with numbers                                     • Financial planners
• Enjoy analyzing data for making high-stakes decisions                    • Financial services brokers
  under uncertainty                                                        • Investment professional
• Desire a fast-paced career with significant opportunities
  for success                                                              A degree in finance prepares students for careers in three
                                                                           interrelated areas: commercial and investment banking,
Potential career pathways include:                                         corporate finance, and asset management. Companies that
• Accountants and auditors (including forensic)                            have hired Moore School finance majors in recent years
                                                                           include Bank of America, Citigroup, Fidelity Investments,
• Bank examiners                                                           First Citizens Bank, Merrill Lynch, PricewaterhouseCoopers
• Business managers                                                        and Wells Fargo.
• (C-suite and others)
                                                                           According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the 2020
• Commodities brokers                                                      average starting salary for Moore School finance graduates is
• Credit analysts                                                          $59,900.

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Avg. Salary     Avg. Salary        Avg. Salary       Avg. Salary       • Global Learning: Some finance courses (FINA 341, IBUS
      2017            2018               2019              2020              401) include international components in the curriculum
     $54,956          $58,159           $60,028            $59,900         • Peer Leadership: CFIA, Gamma Iota Sigma, Moore School
                                                                             Student Ambassadors, Beta Gamma Sigma business
Employment Rate (Single Major): 86%                                          honor fraternity
Major Requirements:                                                        • Professional Practice: CFIA, Gamma Iota Sigma,
Students pursuing a finance degree must complete 15 hours,                   Entrepreneurship Club, Alpha Kappa Psi
including:                                                                 • Research: Some finance courses (FINA 365, FINA 470)
• FINA 365: Corporate Financial Analysis                                     include research components in the curriculum
• FINA 469: Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management                   Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
• FINA 470: Financial Statement Analysis                                   to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
                                                                           Distinction. Find out more at
• Two additional finance courses, selected from:                           http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.
     » FINA 341: Management of Risk and Insurance
     » FINA 366: Introduction to Real Estate and Urban                     Finance Scholars Program
       Development                                                         The Moore School is committed to building a solid road
     » FINA 444: Corporate Risk Management                                 map to high-end finance for its best undergraduate finance
                                                                           students. The Carolina Finance Scholars program’s mission is
     » FINA 463: Case Studies in Corporate Finance                         to:
     » FINA 465: Commercial Bank Practice and Policy                       • Improve the quality, placement and trajectory of top
                                                                               finance undergraduate students
     » FINA 466: Real Estate Investment Fundamentals
                                                                           • Enhance their practical, analytical and technical skill sets
     » FINA 467: Real Estate FInance
                                                                           • Provide them direct exposure to well-placed industry
     » FINA 471: Derivative Securities
                                                                             professionals, particularly alumni
     » FINA 475: Fixed Income Securities
     » FINA 476: Foundations of Capitalism                                 Through advanced and specialized course work, data source
                                                                           instruction, live case studies with industry partners, career
     » IBUS 401: International Financial Management
                                                                           management training, internships and alumni networking,
Students also select a minor or an area of directed study for              the Finance Scholars program will prepare its undergraduate
an additional 18 hours.                                                    participants for a career in high-end finance. Application is
Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to      competitive and takes place at the end of sophomore year.
change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the   Students must have taken FINA 363 to apply.
evolving needs of the business community.

                                                                           Finance Spotlight: Carolina Finance and
Finance Business Analytics Concentration                                   Investment Association
Students may add the finance business analytics                            The Carolina Finance and Investment Association (CFIA) is a
concentration to their degree. This concentration requires                 student-driven organization that works in conjunction with
three additional analytics courses, which are specified by the             faculty and alumni to provide the resources necessary for
finance department.                                                        students to achieve their goals of working in top financial
                                                                           positions. CFIA features regular guest speakers, trips,
The Department of Finance at the Moore School is known                     educational seminars, resume workshops, interview training,
for its outstanding faculty whose interests range from                     trading competitions, community outreach, social events
bank management, corporate restructuring, investment                       and a mock fund. It’s a great way for students interested in
management and fixed income strategies, to risk                            finance to accelerate and deepen their understanding of the
management and real estate finance.                                        financial world.

Finance Beyond the Classroom
Extracurricular areas to enhance your finance degree include:
• Community Service: Moneythink, CFIA, Gamma Iota
  Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi, Net Impact
• Diversity and Social Advocacy: Moneythink, Diversity
  and Inclusion Council, Women in Business Council

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International Business

THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MAJOR
AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

International Business is a good fit for students who:             Avg. Salary       Avg. Salary        Avg. Salary       Avg. Salary
                                                                     2017              2018               2019              2020
• Want to develop their transnational mindset and the
  skills needed for career progression to the highest                $63,703           $61,470           $63,707            $65,493
  management levels                                              Employment Rate: 86%
• Want to gain a cross-cultural understanding how global
  competitive dynamics influence companies throughout            Major Requirements:
  the world                                                      Students pursuing an international business degree must
• Are willing to confront situations and problems often          complete 15 hours as well as a second major in business,
  characterized by complexity, ambiguity and uncertainty         requiring a total of 27-36 hours, including:
• Have an interest in living and working abroad                  • IBUS 310: Globalization and Business
• Are interested in or already have exposure to other            • Functional courses selected from courses such as:
  languages and cultures                                            » International Financial Management, International
All international business majors are required to choose              Marketing, International Trade Economics,
a second major that is functional in nature. Since it is              International Development Economics or International
uncommon for a student to work abroad immediately                     Entrepreneurship
following graduation, the first full-time position most          • Thematic courses selected from courses such as:
international business majors obtain is through the skill sets
gained within their second major area of study. The choice of       » Competitive Strategies in Developing Countries,
this second major is as important as the completion of the            Cross-cultural Behavior and Negotiations, Global
IB major. Many IB majors will chose a second major that is            Stakeholder Management, Global Competitive Analysis
quantitative based (i.e., accounting, finance or supply chain         or Competitive Innovation Systems
and operations), and this choice accounts for higher average        » Regional courses selected from courses such as:
starting salaries compared to students who choose a non-              Business in Latin America, Africa, Europe or Asia
quantitative major. (i.e., marketing or management).
                                                                    » Additional elective course
Potential career pathways include:
                                                                 Learn more about course options at moore.sc.edu/ibmajor.
• Public and private sectors—industry dependent on the
                                                                 Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to
  student’s second major choice                                  change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the
                                                                 evolving needs of the business community.
An international business degree leads to work in a
wide variety of organizations including consulting firms,        The international business major explores the strategy and
companies providing international services and multinational     organization of business that occurs between individuals,
companies across a full range of functional areas such as        firms or organizations across countries.
accounting, finance, marketing and logistics.
                                                                 Ranked No. 1 in the nation for more than two decades,
Companies that have hired recent Moore School                    the international business program at the Moore School is
international business graduates include Accenture,              unparalleled in providing students opportunities to develop
Amazon, Bank of America, Barclays Investment Bank,               global competencies through rigorous international business
BMW, Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Coca-Cola, Deloitte            training complemented by foreign language acquisition,
Consulting, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, IBM, Integration       study abroad at elite partner schools and exposure to
Point, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan Chase, Manhattan             leading-edge faculty.
Associates, McKinsey & Co., Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley,
Nestle, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Wells Fargo.                  Admission to the international business major is highly
                                                                 selective. Students who are admitted to the South Carolina
According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the 2020       Honors College may select the classic-IB track, which includes
average starting salary for Moore School international           spending at least one semester abroad at one of our
business graduates is $65,493.                                   more than 60 IB partner universities. The small number of
                                                                 remaining openings are filled through a highly competitive
                                                                 selection process.
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International Business Beyond the Classroom
Extracurricular areas to enhance your international business      In addition to studies at the Moore School, students
degree include:                                                   complete a year or more at an international business
                                                                  partner university. The cohort, comprised of both
• Community Service: International Business Student
                                                                  Moore School students and students from the partner
  Advisory Council, Social Entrepreneurship Corps, Buddies
                                                                  schools, has a special opportunity to develop deep
  Beyond Borders
                                                                  ties to an international peer group, giving participants
• Diversity and Social Advocacy: Diversity and Inclusion          a much stronger global business network for support
  Council, Women in Business Council                              throughout their careers.
• Global Learning: All IB students are required to study
  abroad                                                          Cohort Programs:
• Peer Leadership: International Business Student Advisory        • International Business of the Americas in
  Council, Moore School Student Ambassadors, Beta                   partnership with Universidad de Chile
  Gamma Sigma business honor fraternity                           • International Business and Chinese Enterprise in
• Professional Practice: Beta Alpha Psi, Global Business            partnership with Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Council, Alpha Kappa Psi                                        • International Business Middle East North Africa in
• Research: Some IB courses (IBUS 301, IBUS 310, IBUS 402,          partnership with American University in Cairo
  IBUS 425, IBUS 426) include research components in the          • International Business Enterprise Alliance
  curriculum                                                        in partnership with University of Mannheim
                                                                    (Germany), ESSEC Business School (Singapore
Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
                                                                    Campus), Fundação Getulio Vargas-EBAPE (Brazil) —
to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
                                                                    functional focus on consulting
Distinction. Find out more at
http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.                      • Global Business and Innovation in partnership
                                                                    with Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shanghai
                                                                    and University of Auckland — functional focus on
    International Business Spotlight: Cohort Programs               innovation and entrepreneurship
    Students in the cohort programs immerse themselves
    in an international experience throughout their college
    careers while enjoying the benefits of studying in the
    nation’s top international business department.

THE MANAGEMENT MAJOR                                                                                         Management

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Management is a good fit for students who:                     In addition, management majors that choose the
• Want to develop strong leadership qualities                  entrepreneurship concentration are required to complete a
                                                               second major. Like international business majors, their jobs
• Are interested in human resources and talent                 are more likely to come from this second major, in finance,
  management                                                   supply chain or marketing, for example. Completing a second
• Want to work effectively in entrepreneurial settings         more quantitative major will best prepare a student to
                                                               obtain a higher paying job upon graduation.
• Have a passion for fostering innovation
• Want a broad-based business education                        Potential career pathways include:
                                                               • Managers/team leaders
All management majors are required to choose one of
two concentrations: human resources and organizational         • Project leaders
leadership or entrepreneurship. Since students who             • HR analysts
major in management face more limited employment
opportunities, having a focused concentration provides         • Consultants
a depth of skills in a specific area expands employment        A degree in management gives you a strong understanding
options.                                                       of how organizations function and prepares you to become
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an impactful leader across a wide range of industries and      • MGMT 425: HR Analytics
functional areas.                                              • MGMT 472: Entrepreneurship and Small Business

The management major focuses on how organizations              • MGMT 476: Collective Bargaining
can more effectively attract, develop and retain talent to
drive business performance, innovation, inclusion and          Students pursuing the concentration in entrepreneurship
entrepreneurial activity. Students explore topics such as      complete 12 hours of course work:
human resources, entrepreneurship and innovation, talent       • MGMT 472: Entrepreneurship and Small Business
analytics, leadership, teamwork, managing change, diversity    • MGMT 473: Developing and Launching New Ventures
and inclusion and strategic management.
                                                               • MGMT 474: Executing Strategy in New Ventures
Companies that have recently hired Moore School                • MGMT 479: Advanced Issues in Entrepreneurship
management majors include IBM, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.,
                                                               Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to
Bank of America, Vanguard, International Paper, TIAA-CREF,     change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the
Ford Motor Credit, Aflac, Techtronic Industries and Marriott   evolving needs of the business community.
Vacations Worldwide.
                                                               Human Resources Business Analytics Concentration
According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the          Students may add the human resources business analytics
average 2020 starting salary for Moore School management       concentration to their degree. This concentration requires
graduates is $52,995.                                          three additional analytics courses, which are specified by the
                                                               management department.
 Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary   Avg. Salary
   2017           2018           2019          2020
                                                               Students in both tracks benefit from three strong centers
   $50,329       $51,710        $51,018        $52,995         that are housed in the management department: The
                                                               Faber Center for Entrepreneurship, the Riegel and Emory
Employment Rate: 78%
                                                               Human Resource Center and the Center for Executive
                                                               Succession. These centers create experiential and networking
Major Requirements:
                                                               opportunities for undergraduates with business executives
Students pursuing the concentration in human resources and
                                                               who are leaders in their fields.
organizational leadership must complete 15 hours, including:
• MGMT 374: Strategic Human Resource Management                Management Beyond the Classroom
• And at least one of the following:                           Extracurricular areas to enhance your management degree
                                                               include:
   » MGMT 376: Employee Engagement
                                                               • Community Service: Entrepreneurship Club, Society for
   » MGMT 401: Negotiation and Conflict in the Workplace          Human Resource Management
   » MGMT 402: Managing Teams in the Workplace                 • Diversity and Social Advocacy: Business and Community
   » MGMT 403: Leadership in Organizations                       Leadership Fellows program, Diversity and Inclusion
                                                                 Council, Women in Business Council
Students can complete the nine remaining hours of course       • Global Learning: Some management courses (MGMT
work with the courses above or with courses selected from:       406, MGMT 408, MGMT 478) include global learning
                                                                 components in the curriculum
• BADM 499: Business Internship
                                                               • Peer Leadership: Entrepreneurship Club, Society for
• MGMT 376: Employee Engagement
                                                                 Human Resource Management, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta
• MGMT 401: Negotiation and Conflict in Workplace                Gamma Sigma, Moore School Student Ambassadors
• MGMT 402: Managing Teams in the Workplace                    • Professional Practice: Society for Human Resource
• MGMT 403: Leadership in Organizations                          Management, Instigator, Alpha Kappa Psi
• MGMT 404: Pay, Rewards and Motivation                        • Research: Some management courses (MGMT 425,
                                                                 MGMT 472, MGMT 473, MGMT 474, MGMT 478, MGMT
• MGMT 405: Talent Management
                                                                 479) include research components in the curriculum
• MGMT 406: International Human Resource Management
• MGMT 407: Corporate Social Responsibility and                Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
  Stakeholder Management                                       to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
                                                               Distinction. Find out more at
• MGMT 408: Diversity and Inclusion
                                                               http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.
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Operations and Supply Chain

THE OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MAJOR
AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Operations and supply chain is a good fit for students who:        Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary
                                                                     2017           2018           2019           2020
• Like analyzing business problems and finding new,
  creative and practical solutions                                   $59,903        $59,390        $62,159        $62,719

• Enjoy learning through real-life, hands-on experience           Employment Rate (Single Major): 87%
• Are analytical and logical thinkers
                                                                  Major Requirements:
• Enjoy working in teams
                                                                  Students pursuing an operations and supply chain degree
                                                                  must complete 16 hours, including:
Potential career pathways include:
                                                                  • MGSC 485: Business Process Management
• Business analysis
                                                                  • MGSC 486: Service Operations Management
• Production planning and control
                                                                  • MGSC 487: Global Sourcing Strategies and Application
• Inventory management
                                                                  • MGSC 491: Supply Chain Management
• Process improvement
                                                                  • MGSC 497: GSCOM Capstone Project or MGSC 495: Supply
• Procurement
                                                                    Chain Planning and Control
• Service operations
• Entrepreneurship                                                Supply Chain Business Analytics Concentration
                                                                  Students may add the supply chain business analytics
• Consulting
                                                                  concentration to their degree. This concentration requires
                                                                  three additional analytics courses, which are specified by the
Operations and supply chain majors at the Moore School
                                                                  management science department.
are trained in operations management, business process
improvement, sourcing, quality control, distribution, logistics
                                                                  The operations and supply chain major provides you with
and supply chain management. Operations and supply chain
                                                                  the competencies to systematically analyze and improve
majors find attractive careers in global manufacturing firms in
                                                                  business processes in manufacturing, health care, services
production/operations, sourcing, quality control, distribution,
                                                                  and their supply chains.
logistics and supply chain management; in service firms
for general operations management and logistics/supply
                                                                  The Moore School’s undergraduate operations and supply
chain management; and in consulting firms as supply chain
                                                                  chain program is currently ranked No.13 in the nation
and business process improvement consultants.
                                                                  and has one of the nation’s best job placement rates. Key
                                                                  strengths of the program include outstanding faculty, a
Operations and supply chain employers include 3M, ABB,
                                                                  curriculum that is regularly updated to reflect the latest
Accenture, Amazon, Bank of America, BMW, Boeing, Bosch,
                                                                  industry trends and extensive opportunities for students to
Carolinas Healthcare System, Coca Cola, Continental Tire,
                                                                  gain hands-on operations and supply chain experience.
Cummins, Dalmier Mercedes Benz, Dell, Delta Airlines,
Deloitte, Eastman Chemical, Eaton, Ernst & Young, GE,
                                                                  Operations and Supply Chain Beyond the Classroom
Grainger, Goodrich-UTC, IBM, Ingersoll Rand, Intel, Johnson
                                                                  Extracurricular areas to enhance your operations and supply
& Johnson, Lockheed, L’Oreal, Manhattan Associates,
                                                                  chain degree include:
McKinsey Consulting, Michelin, NCR, Northrop Grumman,
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Raytheon, Rolls Royce, Siemens,           • Community Service: Some operations and supply chain
Sonoco, Target, Tesla, Textron Specialized Vehicles and             courses (MGSC 394, MGSC 485, MGSC 486) include
Wells Fargo.                                                        community service components in the curriculum
                                                                  • Diversity and Social Advocacy: Net Impact, Diversity and
According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the average       Inclusion Council, Women in Business Council
2020 starting salary for Moore School operations and supply
                                                                  • Global Learning: Some operations and supply chain
chain graduates is $62,719.
                                                                    courses include global learning components in the
                                                                    curriculum

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• Peer Leadership: Beta Alpha Psi, Society of Supply Chain
  Operations Excellence, Beta Gamma Sigma business                improvement protocol that is in wide use in many
  honor fraternity, Moore School Student Ambassadors              industry sectors. Most operations and supply chain
• Professional Practice: Beta Alpha Psi, Consulting Club,         managers earn the Green Belt while on the job. Moore
  Business Analytics Club, Alpha Kappa Psi                        School operations and supply chain students who
                                                                  graduate with the Green Belt are prepared to bring
• Research: Some operations and supply chain courses
                                                                  added value to their employers from day one.
  (MGSC 497) include research components in the
  curriculum
                                                                  As an alternative, students may also enroll in our APICS
Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute        professional certification preparatory program. This
to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership         program delivers the first four-fifths of a curriculum
Distinction. Find out more at                                     that has been used to educate more than 75,000
http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.                      professionals on essential terminology, concepts
                                                                  and strategies related to demand management,
  Operations and Supply Chain Spotlight: Lean Six Sigma           procurement and supplier planning, capacity
  Green Belt Certificate/APICS course work                        requirements planning, master scheduling, performance
                                                                  measurements, supplier relationships, quality control
  The Moore School’s operations and supply chain                  and continuous improvement. Students graduate
  program is the only academic program in the nation              prepared to pass the first four modules of the APICS
  that offers students the opportunity to earn an industry-       certification, “Certified in Production and Inventory
  validated Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.              Management.”
  Earning Green Belt certification signals to employers that
  you are highly trained in the Six Sigma process

THE MARKETING MAJOR                                                                                               Marketing

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Marketing is a good fit for students who:                       and the Moore School is refining its courses to meet the
• Enjoy strategic thinking and problem solving                  needs of the marketplace in three key areas: market research
                                                                and business analytics, marketing strategy and go-to-market
• Are skilled at insights and data-driven decision making       strategy and sales leadership and business development.
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills            Course work in marketing explores the economic, cultural,
                                                                demographic and social factors that influence demand for
Potential career pathways include:
                                                                products and services.
• Market research
• Business analytics                                            Companies that have recently hired Moore School marketing
                                                                majors include Google, Coca-Cola, TD Bank, Vanguard,
• Brand and product management
                                                                Integration Point, Ingersoll Rand, Belden, Belk, Neiman
• Marketing communications                                      Marcus, Textron Specialized Vehicles and Walt Disney.
• Digital and social media marketing
                                                                According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the 2020
• Sales management and personal selling
                                                                average starting salary for Moore School marketing graduates
• Retail management                                             is $54,846.
• Entrepreneurship
                                                                 Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary   Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary
• Consulting                                                       2017           2018          2019           2020
Marketing has become one of the most diverse and                   $49,475       $51,724        $53,676        $54,846
challenging roles inside any enterprise. Marketers are often    Employment Rate (Single Major): 75%
the key stakeholders in driving performance, both in sales
and profits. The marketing major explores the development,      Major Requirements:
pricing, distribution and promotion of products, services and   Students that select the marketing major will take 15 hours
ideas. Companies are often looking for marketing specialists,   of marketing course work.

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All students complete nine hours of core marketing course                      Marketing Beyond the Classroom
work:                                                                          Extracurricular areas to enhance your marketing degree
• MKTG 351: Consumer Behavior                                                  include:

• MKTG 352: Principles of Marketing Research                                   • Community Service: Some marketing courses (MKTG
                                                                                 453, MKTG 455, MKTG 465) include community service
• MKTG 465: Marketing Strategy and Planning                                      components in the curriculum

Students then typically select a minimum of two electives                      • Diversity and Social Advocacy: Sustainable Carolina,
from:                                                                            Diversity and Inclusion Council

• IBUS 402: International Marketing                                            • Global Learning: Some marketing courses (MKTG 350,
                                                                                 MKTG 451) include global learning components in the
• MKTG 445: Sales Strategy                                                       curriculum
• MKTG 446: Sales Automation and Customer Management                           • Peer Leadership: American Marketing Association,
• MKTG 447: Pricing Strategy and Analytics                                       Consulting Club, Business Analytics Club, Moore School
                                                                                 Student Ambassadors, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa
• MKTG 451: Topics in Marketing
                                                                                 Psi
• MKTG 453: Marketing Practicum
                                                                               • Professional Practice: Beta Alpha Psi, Global Business
• MKTG 454: Business-to- Business Marketing                                      Council, AMA, Consulting Club, Market Research Scholars
• MKTG 455: Marketing Communications                                             (MKTG 453), Business Analytics Club, Alpha Kappa Psi
• MKTG 457: Personal Selling and Sales Management                              • Research: Market Research Scholars (MKTG 453)
• MKTG 458: Creative Strategy in Advertising
                                                                               Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
• MKTG 459: Marketing Channels and Distribution                                to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
• MKTG 460: Product Management                                                 Distinction. Find out more at
                                                                               http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.
• MKTG 461: Retailing Management

All marketing majors also select a minor or an approved area                     Marketing Spotlight: American Marketing Association
of directed study.
                                                                                 As the largest professional association for marketers in
                                                                                 the United States, the American Marketing Association
Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject
to change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to          boasts more than 30,000 members across 76
the evolving needs of the business community. The major course credit            professional and 250 collegiate chapters. The Moore
requirement for classes starting fall 2017 and after will be 15 credit hours     School’s chapter is particularly active, hosting monthly
                                                                                 meetings that feature guest speakers, real-world projects
Marketing Business Analytics Concentration                                       and more.
Students may add the marketing business analytics
concentration to their degree. This concentration requires
three additional analytics courses, which are specified by the
                                                                                 Marketing Spotlight: Marketing Scholars
marketing department.
                                                                                 The Marketing Scholars program brings together the best
Marketing students have opportunities to gain hands-                             and brightest marketing students to work with partner
on experience through the Moore School’s Center                                  companies on a real client project. The program even
for Marketing Solutions, which provides results from                             counts as course credit towards your degree.
student-led marketing projects that support an extensive
list of corporate partners. Select undergraduate students
are assigned meaningful roles in these research projects
and emerge from the program with significant real-world
experience.

Marketing faculty at the Moore School are widely recognized
for their expertise in key subjects such as consumer behavior,
marketing strategy, research methods, behavioral pricing and
marketing communications.

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Real Estate

THE REAL ESTATE MAJOR
AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Real estate is a good fit for students who:                      Students then select one of the following courses:
• Understand the importance and role of real estate in           • FINA 367: Real Estate Market Analysis
  national and international economies                           • FINA 468: Real Estate Appraisal
• Understand the legal foundations of real estate and            • FINA 480: Global Real Estate Capital Markets
  conveyance of real estate interest
• Apply basic present value and future value analysis to real    Students choose one of the following courses:
  estate decisions                                               • FINA 365: Corporate Financial Analysis
• Understand the basic concepts of real estate finance           • FINA 465: Commercial Bank Practice and Policy
• Value real estate, including residential and income-           • FINA 469: Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  producing properties
                                                                 Students also select a minor or a program of approved
Potential career pathways include:                               directed course work.
• Real estate broker
                                                                 Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to
• Real estate sales agent
                                                                 change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the
• Appraiser                                                      evolving needs of the business community.

• Financial examiner
                                                                 Real Estate Business Analytics Concentration
• Lawyer                                                         Students may add the real estate business analytics
                                                                 concentration to their degree. This concentration requires
UofSC real estate graduates are eligible to immediately sit      four additional analytics courses, which are specified by the
for the South Carolina Real Estate Broker’s Licensing Exam,      finance department.
exempting three years of otherwise required professional
experience and 150-160 hours of mandated course work.            Real Estate Beyond the Classroom
Reciprocity of licensure is available with other states.         Extracurricular areas to enhance your real estate degree
                                                                 include:
Companies that have recently hired Moore School real estate
majors include CB Richard Ellis, ERA Wilder Realty and           • Community Service: Moneythink, CFIA, Gamma Iota
Continental Realty Corporation.                                    Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi
                                                                 • Diversity and Social Advocacy: Moneythink, Diversity
According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the average      and Inclusion Council
2020 starting salary for Moore School real estate graduates is   • Global Learning: Some finance courses (FINA 341, FINA
$54,548.                                                           480) include international components in the curriculum

 Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary    Avg. Salary        • Peer Leadership: CFIA, Gamma Iota Sigma, Moore School
   2017           2018           2019           2020               Student Ambassadors, Beta Gamma Sigma business
   $57,750        $52,875         $54,067       $54,548            honor fraternity

Employment Rate (Single Major): 91%                              • Professional Practice: South Carolina Organization for
                                                                   Real Estate, Beta Alpha Psi, Alpha Kappa Psi
Major Requirements:                                              • Research: Some finance courses (FINA 365, FINA 470)
Students pursuing a real estate degree must complete 15            include research components in the curriculum
hours. All students who take FINA 366: Introduction to Real
Estate and Urban Development are required to take:               Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
                                                                 to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
• FINA 466: Real Estate Investment Fundamentals
                                                                 Distinction. Find out more at
• FINA 467: Real Estate Finance                                  http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.

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Risk Management and Insurance

THE RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE MAJOR
AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Risk management and insurance is a good fit for                 Financial Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Standard and
students who:                                                   Poor’s, State Farm Insurance, SunTrust, Time Warner and
• Want to improve their problem-solving skills                  Wells Fargo.

• Want to be good at making decisions when there is             According to a recent UofSC Career Center survey, the average
  uncertainty about the outcomes                                2020 starting salary for Moore School Risk Management and
• Enjoy working collaboratively with people across a range      Insurance graduates is $56,979.
  of functional areas
                                                                  Avg. Salary       Avg. Salary        Avg. Salary       Avg. Salary
The risk management and insurance major:                            2017              2018               2019              2020
                                                                    $51,342           $55,750           $57,022            $56,979
• Teaches disciplined methods for making decisions under
  uncertainty
                                                                Employment Rate (Single Major): 89%
• Provides a broad framework for evaluating all types of risk
• Introduces risk management as a rational method for           Major Requirements:
  identifying and treating all types of risk                    Students pursuing a risk management and insurance degree
                                                                must complete 15 hours. All majors complete the following
• Emphasizes risk assessment as a core element of business
                                                                two courses:
  literacy
                                                                • FINA 341: Management of Risk and Insurance
• Examines risk transfer markets, including insurance
  markets and derivative markets                                • FINA 469: Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

• Applies concepts from finance, probability and statistics
                                                                Students also select three of the following courses:
  to measure risk and improve risk decisions
                                                                • IBUS 436: Risk Management and Social Strategies
• Engages students in the discussion of key public policy
  issues involving risk                                         • ECON 531: Health Economics

• Deepens appreciation of the difficult trade-offs that are     • FINA 442: Life Insurance
  required to resolve public policy issues                      • FINA 443: Property and Liability Insurance
• Positions risk management as a powerful methodology           • FINA 444: Corporate Risk Management
• Illustrates the power of language, tools and concepts to      • FINA 445: Employee Benefits
  manage in a complex world
                                                                • FINA 446: Insurance Operations
• Challenges students to develop their ability to think
                                                                • FINA 471: Derivative Securities
  critically
                                                                • FINA 490: Special Topics in Finance
Potential career pathways include:
                                                                Students also select a minor or area of directed study, which
• Insurance brokers
                                                                is typically 18 additional hours.
• Investment analysts
• Risk managers                                                 Note that these are the 2019-20 major requirements and are subject to
                                                                change as the school regularly updates its curriculum in response to the
• Underwriters                                                  evolving needs of the business community.

• Claim specialists
                                                                Risk and Insurance Management Business Analytics
Companies that hire Moore School risk management and            Concentration
insurance majors include Accenture, AIG, All Risks, Amica,      Students may add the risk and insurance management
Bank of America, BlueCross BlueShield, Chubb, Citigroup         business analytics concentration to their degree. This
Inc., CAN, Colonial Life, Ernst & Young, GE Capital, Freddie    concentration requires four additional analytics courses,
Mac, Geico, Liberty Mutual Group, Markel, Metropolitan          which are specified by the finance department.
Life Insurance Company, Morgan Stanley, Principal

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Risk Management and Insurance Beyond the Classroom               Work in many of these extracurricular areas can contribute
Extracurricular areas to enhance your risk management and        to one or more of the paths to Graduation with Leadership
insurance degree include:                                        Distinction. Find out more at
• Community Service: Moneythink, CFIA, Gamma Iota                http://sc.edu/about/initiatives/usc_connect.
  Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi
• Diversity and Social Advocacy: Moneythink, Diversity             Risk Management and Insurance Spotlight:
  and Inclusion Council, Women in Business Council                 Gamma Iota Spotlight
• Global Learning: Some finance courses (FINA 341, IBUS            The Moore School’s Lambda chapter of the Gamma Iota
  436) include international components in the curriculum          Sigma international risk management, insurance and
• Peer Leadership: CFIA, Gamma Iota Sigma, Moore School            actuarial science collegiate fraternity is large and active.
  Student Ambassadors, Beta Gamma Sigma business                   In addition to bringing in guest speakers and providing
  honor fraternity                                                 opportunities for students to network with industry
• Professional Practice: CFIA, Gamma Iota Sigma, Global            professionals, Gamma Iota Sigma connects students to
  Business Council, Alpha Kappa Psi                                scholarships, internships and philanthropic activities and
                                                                   hosts social events and fundraisers.
• Research — Some finance courses (FINA 365, FINA 470)
  include research components in the curriculum

DOUBLE MAJORS                                                                                              DOUBLE MAJORS

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
There is often debate about the value of a double major          If the choice is made to pursue a double major, we strongly
when employers clearly value experience. The National            recommend that one of the majors be a quantitative-
Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) surveyed            based major (i.e., finance, accounting, economics or supply
employers in 2015 to assess which factors were influential       chain). The double major does still remain relevant in many
in hiring decisions. Of the responding organizations, 72.4%      cases (especially when it means an increased variety of
stated that they preferred candidates with experience.           transferable skills) but a pairing between soft and hard
Employers rated the influence of internships higher than         business majors may be more effective than overloading
candidates’ majors. Holding a leadership position was            students with classes in two majors that focus on the same
also rated as equally influential as candidates’ majors.         elements of business.
Unfortunately, students who often pursue double majors           Please consult the chart below for the combinations of
may not make time for internships or co-curricular activities    majors and how the combinations effect starting salaries:
because they are carrying a higher credit load or need to take
courses during the summer.

Major                          Major 2019             Major + IB 2019             Major 2020              Major + IB 2020

Accounting                        $57,917                  $55,833                   $58,669                   $63,856

Business Economics                $59,600                  $69,125                   $62,614                   $77,000

Finance                           $60,028                  $68,100                   $59,900                   $67,579

International Business            $63,707                    N/A                     $65,493                      N/A

Management                        $51,018                  $61,938                   $52,995                   $56,917

Marketing                         $53,676                  $55,583                   $54,846                   $64,500
Operations and
                                  $62,159                  $65,253                   $62,719                   $64,886
Supply Chain
Real Estate                       $54,067                    N/A                     $54,548                      N/A
Risk Management
                                  $57,022                    N/A                     $56,979                      N/A
and Insurance
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Overall Major Outcomes
You can compare the combinations in the previous chart to the data gathered on overall salaries below.

Major                      Employment Rate          Avg. Salary 2018         Avg. Salary 2019            Avg. Salary 2020

Accounting                         88%                     $55,355                $57,917                    $58,669

Economics                          81%                     $55,730                $59,600                    $62,614

Finance                            86%                     $58,159                $60,028                    $59,900

International Business             86%                     $61,470                $63,707                    $65,493

Management                         78%                     $51,710                $51,018                    $52,995

Marketing                          75%                     $51,724                $53,676                    $54,846
Operations and
                                   87%                     $59,390                $62,159                    $62,719
Supply Chain
Real Estate                        91%                     $52,875                $54,067                    $54,548
Risk Management
                                   89%                     $55,750                $57,022                    $56,979
and Insurance

Double Major Outcomes
The average salaries for double major combinations are listed below.

Double Major Combinations 2020               Avg. Salary        Double Major Combinations 2020                 Avg. Salary

Accounting/Economics                           $58,667          Finance/Marketing                                $58,471

Accounting/Finance                             $60,692          Finance/Operations and Supply Chain              $64,844

Accounting/International Business              $63,856          Finance/Real Estate                              $55,911

                                                                Finance/Risk Management
Accounting/Management                          $48,670                                                           $55,437
                                                                and Insurance

Accounting/Marketing                           $48,000          International Business/Management                $56,917

Accounting/Operations and Supply Chain         $58,000          International Business/Marketing                 $64,500

                                                                International Business/
Economics/Finance                              $66,500                                                           $64,886
                                                                Operations and Supply Chain

Economics/International Business               $77,000          Management/Marketing                             $51,553

                                                                Management/
Economics/Marketing                            $60,000                                                           $58,167
                                                                Operations and Supply Chain
                                                                Marketing/
Economics/Operations and Supply Chain          $60,000                                                           $57,654
                                                                Operations and Supply Chain
                                                                Marketing/
Finance/International Business                 $67,579                                                           $61,000
                                                                Risk Management and Insurance

Finance/Management                             $58,800

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INTERNSHIPS                                                                                                        INTERNSHIPS

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Employers highly value business experience when they             to utilize the internship pool as a pool of talent to fill their
consider offering full-time employment opportunities to          full-time employment needs.
students. Employers are very interested in what a student        The data below also indicates that students with internship
can immediately contribute to their team or division within      experiences on their resume, also will be able to translate
their company on day one of employment. An internship            that summer work experiences into actual higher starting
is also a form of experiential learning that both allows a       salaries of approximately $6,000. We encourage at least two
student to put theory into action within a corporate setting     functional area internships after both the sophomore and
and also refine their individual career goals. The company       junior years. The majority of internships completed between
that offers the internship also uses the internship experience   the junior and senior years are most often used a screening
as a 10- to 12-week “job interview” and they are able to         for potential full-time job opportunities.
observe the work skill sets and production and accuracy of
daily work produced by the student. Employers are also able

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TOP EMPLOYERS                                                                                           TOP EMPLOYERS

AT THE DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Accenture                                 ExxonMobil                                  Parker Hannifin Corporation
                                                                                      Passport Inc.
Aerotek                                   Fastenal Company                            Peak Completion Technologies, Inc.
AFLAC                                     FedEx Express
AgFirst Farm Credit Bank                                                              PepsiCo
                                          Ferguson Enterprises Inc.
ALDI                                                                                  Positec USA
                                          Fifth Third Bank
Amazon                                                                                PPG Industries
                                          Fisher Investments
American Airlines                                                                     Prysmian Group
                                          Ford Motor Company
American Credit Acceptance                                                            PwC
                                          Ford Motor Credit Company
Amica Mutual Insurance Company
                                          GEICO                                       Red Classic Transportation
Apple                                                                                 Services LLC
Aramark                                   General Electric
                                                                                      Red Ventures
Archer Daniels Midland                    Goldman Sachs
                                                                                      Republic National Distributing Company
AT&T                                      Goodyear Tire Company
                                                                                      RR Donnelley
AVAYA                                     Grant Thornton
                                          Greystar Real Estate Partners               SCANA
Bank of America                                                                       ScanSource, Inc.
BASF                                      Hilton                                      Schneider Electric
BB&T                                      Honeywell International
                                                                                      ScottMadden Consulting
Belk, Inc.                                IBM                                         Seibels
BlueCross BlueShield                      Infosys                                     Shaw Industries
Boeing                                    Ingersoll Rand Company                      Shell Oil
Bosch                                     Insight Global                              Signature Consultants
Bridgestone                               Integration Point                           Smith & Nephew
Capgemini America, Inc.                   International Paper                         Sonepar USA
Cardinal Health                                                                       Sonoco Products Company
Cherry Bekeart                            JEAR Logistics, LLC                         South State Bank
Chick-fil-A                               Kaiser Permanente                           SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
Cintas Corporation                        Kohl’s Corporation                          Starbucks
Cisco Systems                             KPMG                                        State Farm
Citigroup                                                                             Sub Saharan Africa Drilling
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated   Leica Biosystems (Danaher)                  SunTrust
Cognizant Business Consulting             L’Oreal USA                                 Synchrony Financial
Colfax Fluid Handling                     Manhattan Associates, Inc.                  Syngenta
Colonial Life                             MarketSource                                Target Corporation
Compass Group USA                         Mars                                        Techtronic Industries, NA (TTI)
Credit Suisse                             McKinsey & Company                          Textron
Cregger Company Inc.                      Mercedes-Benz Vans                          The Cason Group
Cummins Turbo Technologies                Merrill Lynch                               The Home Depot
Dell Technologies                         Michelin                                    The Select Group
Deloitte Consulting                       Microsoft                                   The Sherwin-Williams Company
Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP                 Mondelez International                      Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation
Domino’s                                  Nationwide Financial Services               TIAA
Doosan Infracore Portable Power           Nephron Pharmaceutical Corporation          TNG Retail
Driven Brands Shared Services, LLC        Nestle USA                                  Tomlin & Co.
DuraFiber Technologies                    Newell Brands                               Total Quality Logistics
Dyson                                     Nolan Transportation Group                  Travelers
Eastman Chemical Company                  Nordstrom                                   United Parcel Service (UPS)
Eaton                                     Northwestern Mutual                         United Technologies Aerospace Systems
Eli Lilly and Company                     Nucor                                       Unitrends Inc.
                                          Nuxeo Corporation
Elliott Davis                                                                         Vanguard
Enterprise Holdings                       Office of the Comptroller of the Currency   Volkswagen Group of America
Ericsson, Inc.                            Ozburn Hessey Logistics
Ernst & Young                                                                         Wells Fargo Securities
Expedia, Inc.
                                          Pan-American Life Insurance Company
                                          Parallon

To further research the academic requirements and course sequences of
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