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Business, Hospitality and Sport Management Pathway

Tomorrow's business challenges will be today's most pressing curriculum. Get ready to position yourself among those transforming business across every industry.

Students in this pathway want to improve supply chains, create exceptional travel experiences, lead industry sales, analyze ecommerce and build smarter sports teams.

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Accounting Finance Marketing Risk Management and Insurance
Business Economics  Hospitality Management  Operations and Supply Chain

Sport and Entertainment Management

Civil Engineering International Business Real Estate  Statistics
Economics Management Retailing Tourism Management


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Learn more about resources and opportunities.

Start gaining valuable major-related experience through these student organizations.

  • American Marketing Association
  • Black Business Student Association
  • Cocky Couture
  • Collegiate DECA
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • International Business Student Advisory Council
  • Net Impact
  • Society of Human Resource Management
  • The Carolina Fund
  • Women in Business Council
  • HRTM Planners
  • Club Manager’s Association of America
  • National Retail Federation
  • Moore School Pride

Customize your schedule with courses that allow you to explore your interests.

  • Cross-Cultural Behavior and Negotiations 
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Student-Managed Investments 
  • Experimental Economics
  • Game Theory in Economics
  • GSCOM Capstone Project
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Real Estate and Urban Development
  • Derivative Securities
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Adventure Travel Management

Here are some of the work experiences students have in and outside of the classroom.

The Proving Ground: Student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas and compete for funding from Columbia investors. Winners receive the capital to bring their concept to life.

Business Case Study Competitions: Companies supply a business problem and a set amount of time to solve it. Business students get to work applying innovative solutions through teams of classmates, student organizations or business fraternities.

Backers and Hackers: Sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Club and the College of Engineering and Computing, students compete for the best mobile application and develop a strategy for bringing the app to market.

Entrepreneurship Club: With its mission to empower, educate and challenge the perception of entrepreneurship, the E Club provides resources, workshops and speakers to help members launch big ideas.

Center for Marketing Solutions: This center leverages the collective expertise, experience and energy of the Moore School’s students and industry-leading faculty to drive groundbreaking marketing strategies for companies.

Center for Executive Succession: Students receive the expertise of world-renowned faculty and Fortune 500 chief human resources officers to generate critical research on the inner-workings of the C-suite succession process. Our corporate partners not only participate in cutting-edge research, but also are the first to benefit from it.

Center for Mega-Event Research and Education: Students conduct research and share knowledge to inform stakeholders and advance best practices regarding mega-events and venue management for large-scale and international activities. Recent venues include the Olympic Games, F.I.F.A. football and entertainment and sports festivals.

College Sport Research Institute: The mission of the institute is to encourage and support interdisciplinary and inter-university collaborative college-sport research and serve as a research consortium for college-sport researchers from across the United States. It also disseminates college-sport research results to academics, college-sport practitioners and the general public.

International Tourism and Research Institute: Our teams provide innovative tourism assistance to communities, development organizations, agencies and businesses. We also advocate for the tourism industry, focusing on tourism-related issues, providing credible data and promoting the industry as a globally viable economic development strategy.


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