Our Accounting Program

Available in:  Undergraduate College & Evening Undergraduate Program

Earn a foundation in accounting and set yourself on the path to taking the CPA exam upon completion of your degree. We’ll give you the tools to succeed in a variety of accounting specializations. You’ll have full access to a dedicated Advisory Board of local business leaders aimed at delivering personalized guidance beyond the classroom. Our Accounting program will prepare you for business beyond basic principles and give you the knowledge to thrive in a variety of commercial fields.

Catalog/Course Requirements

The small class sizes have allowed me to be more comfortable in the classroom and build a connection with the teachers and students.

Jordan Morin

Highlights

  • 92% program job placement rate
  • Small class sizes
  • QuickBooks certification for students and practicing professionals
  • Faculty members’ expertise includes management, accounting, marketing, economics, small business, international business, and information systems. 
  • Classes feature guest business lecturers who are CEOs, corporate officers, and partners of regional, national, and international firms.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination

After you graduate, you'll have taken the core course requirements to sit for the CPA exam but you'll need 150 credits before you can receive your license. Most undergraduate accounting students go on to receive their master's degree, so it's important to us that you receive comprehensive undergraduate studies and you're prepared to excel in your post-graduate work.

Internship Opportunities

  • Cap Gemini
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • First Community Bank
  • Dovetail Insurance
  • Fort Jackson Military Base
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • SC Department of Natural Resources
  • Richland County Library
  • AJ Brooker Financial Associates

Recent Graduates Job Placements

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • SC Department of Revenue
  • First Community Bank
  • Translations.com
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Richland County Library
  • South Carolina Policy Council
  • SC State Chamber of Commerce
  • SC State Office of the Treasurer
  • Westinghouse Electric

Graduate Colleges Recently Attended 

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • College of Charleston
  • Columbia College, MS Organizational Leadership
  • Liberty University
  • University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business

Faculty & Instructors

Bruce Cole, Lecturer
B.A., Harvard University; M.S., Northeastern University; M.B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Clemson University.

Starting with my enrollment and advisory process, I felt I was very well supported and was consistently given fast and helpful responses to my questions.

Lily Park

 

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