University of South Carolina

Introduction

No matter where they are from, our graduates are the next generation of citizens ready to create a healthier, smarter and more vibrant way of life. You’ve come this far. There are no limits to where you’ll go from here.

Warm Southern hospitality. Innovative academic programs. Beautiful campus buildings with old-world charm. Comfortable living spaces. You want a college education full of new experiences, challenging courses and friendly faculty. You're ready for something different that feels like home — something big that feels small. That's the successful mix you'll find at the University of South Carolina. Located in the heart of the state of South Carolina, the University of South Carolina is a major research university where students prepare to be tomorrow’s leaders, creative problem solvers, and innovative thinkers. The University of South Carolina's location gives you access to world-class artistic, cultural and entertainment events, as well as extensive internship sites in business, healthcare, manufacturing, and government. In the Columbia metro area, you'll find NBC, ABC, and CBS affiliates; hospitals, pharmaceutical and insurance companies; non-profits, web development firms, law offices, advertising agencies and international corporations such as Citibank, Honeywell, International Paper, Trane, Michelin, Pirelli Cables and Bose, among others who welcome you to gain hands-on professional experience. Within walking distance of campus, you can sample great restaurants like Groucho's or Yesterday's, along with nightlife and fun boutiques and shops in the Five Points area. Cool Beans, a locally-owned coffee spot, often serves as a late-night study hangout. Or, try the high-end galleries and eateries throughout the Congaree Vista. Sample our theatres, movie houses, neighborhood festivals, farmers markets, open-air concerts, Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens, public sculpture areas, art galleries and museums. Then try outdoor adventures like kayaking, fishing or canoeing on Columbia's three rivers and walking, running, biking or hiking in our parks and greenways. The University of South Carolina is

  • Founded in 1801
  • 32,971 total students
  • 270,000 proud alumni living around the world
  • Students from all 50 states and 100+ countries
  • #52 Top Public University
    (U.S. News and World Report, 2016)
  • 47 Nationally ranked programs
  • #1 Undergraduate international business program
    (U.S. News and World Report, 2016)
  • #43 Best Undergraduate Business Programs(
    U.S. News and World Report, 2016)
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Bachelor in Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the best scientists in the country. Together you will push the boundaries of chemistry and biochemistry. [+]

Work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the best scientists in the country. Together you will push the boundaries of chemistry and biochemistry.

Chemists are in great demand today in industry, government, and university laboratories, as the salary structure makes clear: median salaries for Ph.D., MS, and BS degree holders were $100,600, $85,000, and $73,900 a year, respectively, in 2012.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina is one of the best in the Southeast, with world-class research programs in Biochemistry and in Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, and Physical Chemistry. The department was recently ranked in the Top 40 in the United States by Chemical and Engineering News and has been consistently listed by the American Chemical Society as one of the top 30 programs in the country, based on Ph.D. productivity.... [-]


Business

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Academic excellence is at the heart of everything we do here at the Darla Moore School of Business. [+]

Academic excellence is at the heart of everything we do here at the Darla Moore School of Business.

Thanks to our faculty, staff, and students, the school has received numerous top academic and research rankings over the last several years:

#1 in undergraduate international business education, the 16th year the school has received this distinction – U.S.News & World Report #1 of the top 50 U.S. universities for total number of research articles published – Journal of International Business #3 for best “international experience” – Financial Times Top 15 production and operations management programs – Princeton Review

The Moore School blends fundamental coursework in the liberal arts and sciences with a strong business core to provide its students with a comprehensive education that prepares them for the global marketplace.... [-]


Chemical Engineering

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The chemical engineering department awards degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in chemical engineering. As a chemical engineering graduate, you can work in a variety of fields from manufacturing and healthcare to food processing and environmental health and safety. [+]

Chemical engineers are leading new developments in medicine, advanced materials, energy, consumer products, manufacturing and environmental solutions.

Applying their knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics, chemical engineers create processes and products that are safe, environmentally friendly, energy efficient and economical.

From developing more efficient fuel cells to creating innovations that advance space exploration, our chemical engineering students and faculty are at the forefront of research.

As a chemical engineering graduate, you can work in a variety of fields from manufacturing and healthcare to food processing and environmental health and safety.... [-]


Civil and Environmental Engineering

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The U.S.C. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is at the forefront of education and research, expanding in areas such as hurricane and earthquake design, sustainable development, intelligent transportation systems, high-performance and novel materials characterization, bioelectrical remediation, life-cycle analyses, nondestructive evaluation, and cardiovascular flow. [+]

The innovative, dynamic work of civil and environmental engineers can be seen everywhere in today's world. Civil and environmental engineers analyze, plan, design, and build structures such as buildings, bridges, and dams; infrastructure systems for transportation; water resources and natural hazard protection; and environmental control and remediation of both the natural and constructed environment.

The U.S.C. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is at the forefront of education and research, expanding in areas such as hurricane and earthquake design, sustainable development, intelligent transportation systems, high-performance and novel materials characterization, bioelectrical remediation, life-cycle analyses, nondestructive evaluation, and cardiovascular flow.... [-]


Computer Science & Engineering

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Graduates of our Computer Science and Engineering program can choose to focus their career in many different ways: entrepreneur, web applications, computer graphics, video games, enterprise computing, embedded systems, network administration, mobile applications, computer security, computer vision, computational biology, high performance (super) computing, scientific modeling, database systems, computer animations, wireless networks, artificial intelligence, and so on. [+]

Computer scientists design and build software applications. Computer Engineers build and program embedded systems. Computer Information Systems experts design and implement Information Technology solutions for business.

Computing as a Profession

Computer scientists and engineers apply the theories and principles of mathematics and science to design computers, software, networks, and processes. These professionals work in many settings in research, industry, government, business, and education to create advanced information technologies, computer systems, and computer applications. The field of computer science and engineering is constantly moving forward, providing intellectual challenges and developing new knowledge on an almost daily basis.... [-]


Electrical Engineering

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The electrical engineering department is a high profile member of the university research community. According to the university's Office of Research and Graduate Education, electrical engineering accounted for $3.59 million of the $25.36 million awarded to the College of Engineering and Computing in the fiscal year 2014. [+]

Electrical engineers enlighten the world – moving information, people, things, and energy to make tomorrow even better than today.

Electrical engineering research at UofSC falls within four major areas of focus: communications and electromagnetics, decision and control, electronic materials and devices, and power and energy systems.

The electrical engineering department is a high profile member of the university research community. According to the university's Office of Research and Graduate Education, electrical engineering accounted for $3.59 million of the $25.36 million awarded to the College of Engineering and Computing in the fiscal year 2014.

Plan Your Career

Electrical engineering is a broad and exciting field that offers career opportunities as diverse as electric power, consumer electronics, or nanomaterials and devices. Fundamentally, electricity either carries energy or information. So whether you want to develop new medical electronics, the next generation of smart tablet, a renewable smart power grid, mobile wireless networks, or advanced nanotechnologies, this is the field for you. Find your pathway to an electrical engineering career.... [-]


International Business

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The mission of the Moore School's undergraduate international business major is to develop within students a transnational mindset: To encourage students to build on and challenge their existing knowledge, and to recognize and step beyond their own cultural perspective; to develop within students the ability to process new information, build new mental models and function effectively within different environmental contexts; and to provide students with the analytic building blocks for understanding an ever-changing global market. [+]

For almost two decades, the international business undergraduate program at the Darla Moore School of Business has been ranked #1 among American universities. The Moore School's Sonoco International Business Department as a whole has received ample recognition for their academic, research and field leadership. Class Profile

Graduates are employed in companies involved in importing and exporting, multinational companies and foreign companies investing in the United States.

The Program

International Business is any business activity that occurs between people or organizations from different countries. This major leads to positions with an international context in areas such as finance, accounting, purchasing, marketing, production, logistics, and planning.... [-]


Management

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The Management Department at U.S.C. focuses on such areas as entrepreneurship, strategic management, human resources, business communication, business ethics, and organizational behavior. [+]

The Management Department at U.S.C. focuses on such areas as entrepreneurship, strategic management, human resources, business communication, business ethics, and organizational behavior. The Department offers majors in human resources and entrepreneurship as well as a broad range of courses in areas ranging from strategic management to business communication.

To support our educational mission, the Management Department relies heavily on the Faber Center for Entrepreneurship, the Riegel & Emory Human Resource Center, theCenter for Executive Succession, and theCenter for Business Communication. These centers work to support research activities, promote links between U.S.C. and the business community, and build competencies and skills among both undergraduate and graduate students.... [-]


Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering students at the University of South Carolina can expect high-quality teaching coupled with many research opportunities. From advising to internships and co-ops, our students leave prepared and confident to begin professional careers or enter graduate school. [+]

Mechanical Engineering students at the University of South Carolina can expect high-quality teaching coupled with many research opportunities. From advising to internships and co-ops, our students leave prepared and confident to begin professional careers or enter graduate school.

The Mechanical Engineering program at the University of South Carolina allows students to study and perform interdisciplinary research with faculty from the College of Engineering and Computing as well as the USC College of Arts and Sciences and the USC Medical School.

The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program at UofSC allows students to develop various levels of expertise. The curriculum includes the following areas of concentration:... [-]


Statistics

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The statistics department has a mission of teaching, research, and service, which we fulfill through graduate and undergraduate instruction, cutting-edge research, and expert consulting. [+]

Data plays a huge role in our everyday lives. In addition to studying the science of data, students work with our Statistical Consulting Laboratory providing advice to government, industry, and academia.

In 2010, we celebrated our 25th anniversary as a department in the College of Arts & Sciences. It has been an eventful quarter of a century because statistics – the science of data – has become increasingly important as modern society becomes more data and information driven.

Indeed, statisticians are in great demand today in various work settings, including pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, market research firms, financial service companies, government, industry, and education.... [-]


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University of South Carolina

Address 1705 College Street, 7th Floor Columbia, SC 29208
29208 Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Website http://www.uofsc.org/