Business Administration Major – Internal Transfer Application Requirements

 

Thinking about transferring into Marshall?

At USC Marshall, Business Administration majors develop a thorough knowledge of business fundamentals, including: business economics, business statistics, accounting, organizational behavior, finance, marketing, business communication, and business strategy.  In addition to business core courses, students are required to gain a deeper understanding in one or more aspects of business in which they have an interest.
To learn more about the major application process, please attend any one of the following information sessions:

• Wednesday, August 27, 5-6pm, HOH 415
• Tuesday, September 2, 5-6pm, HOH 415
• Monday, September 29, 5-6pm, ACC 312
• Thursday, October 23, 5-6pm, HOH 415
• Wednesday, October 29, 5-6pm, ACC 312
• Monday, November 3, 5-6pm, ACC 312
• Tuesday, November 11, 5-6pm, HOH 415
• Wednesday, November 19, 5-6pm, ACC 312
• Tuesday, November 25, 5-6pm, HOH 415
• Thursday, December 4, 5-6pm, HOH-415

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

For students admitted to USC in Fall 2010 or later, the following courses must be completed or in progress when applying to the Business Administration major:

  • WRIT 140 (or WRIT 150)
  • MATH 118 or higher
  • ECON 351 (or ECON 251).  Math 118 is a prerequisite for ECON 351.  ECON 351 must be taken in residence at USC.

For students admitted to USC prior to Fall 2010, please consult the Office of Undergraduate Advising.

The Fall 2014 Marshall Major Application cycle is now open. Applications for the major and minor will be due December 4th. A sample application is available for students by selecting Major Application Sample.

Admission decisions are based primarily on students’ academic performance with special attention given to the required coursework listed above. In order to be competitive, students are advised to complete 16 units of academically rigorous coursework in each term of enrollment; courses should be taken for a letter grade.

The application provides an optional space for students to include their collegiate extracurricular activities, college honors and awards, and any additional information they feel is pertinent for consideration. However, admission decisions are based primarily on a student’s academic performance at USC and the required coursework listed above. Letters of recommendation are not considered.

The Marshall Office of Undergraduate Advising is available to assist prospective internal transfer students with their questions concerning the program requirements and the application process.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the information sessions or to schedule advising appointments well ahead of registration or other important dates.

Here is a video to explain the internal application procedure.