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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management


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Interdisciplinary Studies

There are approximately 1,500 nontraditional Columbia campus undergraduates who are 25 and older (and approximately 3,000 at all eight Carolina campuses) who have discovered that the University of South Carolina is "adult friendly" and goes out of its way to help people like you.

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

Perhaps you are looking to start your own business and would like a little more academic training. Maybe you had a less-than-stellar first attempt at college, or you have hit a ceiling at your job and feel that a college degree will take your career to the next level. Or you may simply be retired or an empty nester, looking for a purposeful way to fill your time.

Why choose the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management?

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is a community within a community — we are family. Our faculty are experts in their fields, yet they understand and respect the value that you bring to the classroom through your life experience. Your success is our success, so you can expect the personal support that you need paired with a compelling, flexible curriculum that will help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.) degree program.