Students Talk About Their “Crazy” Majors and Minors

USC students have discovered that choosing majors and minors in widely different disciplines boosts their creativity – and their career choices.

In a new video, Interdisciplinary Studies at USC, eight undergraduates talk about why they chose majors and minors in diverse academic areas.  With 148 majors and 174 minors listed in the 2014-15 USC Catalogue, the combinations are endless. Continue reading

Grads Share Memories and Advice

We asked some  recent grads — scholastic stars who earned coveted spots in the Order of the Laurel and the Palm — to reflect on their time at USC. They revealed their biggest surprises, fondest football memories and advice for undergraduate success. Continue reading

Veterans Find Camaraderie in the Classroom

This spring the first Master of Business for Veterans (MBV) graduating class made the transition from being military leaders to business professionals – thanks to an innovative accelerated one-year business program developed by the USC Marshall School of Business. Continue reading

Out-of-Classroom Experiences Impact Career Choice

During college, life changes can be sparked by random events: a conversation with a professor, a book recommendation, attending a play. In the case of junior Brandon Chang, he pivoted to business after living with four roommates who were majoring in business and accounting. Hearing them talk about their classes, he realized that the stereotypes portrayed in the Dilbert cartoons he read as a child were not reflective of the “rewarding, interesting field” they described. He took his first business class last spring, applied to USC Marshall and declared a business major – along with political science – this fall. Continue reading