Accounting, Business and Finance

The Department of Accounting, Business and Finance offers majors in accounting and finance, and minors in accounting, business and finance. The Department of Accounting, Business and Finance participates with the Department of Economics in offering the major in business economics and with the Department of Computer Science in offering the emphasis in information management. These programs are described in detail within economics and computer science programs, respectively.

Students majoring in accounting or finance may NOT major in business economics. The minor in business is NOT available to students majoring in business economics. To declare a major or minor, students must see:

Finance major or minor:

Andrew Green

Accounting major or minor:

Diane Farley

Business minor:

Rickey Madden

Meet Jenny Bem

Jenny Bem, an associate professor of accounting, has won an Excellence in Teaching Award from the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. She is the Wofford site coordinator for United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which helps hundreds of low-income families file taxes. Students participate in the program, giving them opportunities to engage civically while getting hands-on practice in their field of study.

Meet Victoria DaSilva '15

After graduating in May 2015, DaSilva began work as a financial analyst at Wells Fargo in Charlotte, N.C. She was managing partner of the R. Michael James Student Managed Investment Fund at Wofford and a member of the college’s winning CFA Institute Research Challenge team, the Math Research Group, the women’s tennis team, the Campus Union Financial Affairs Committee and the Chamber Music Trio.

RECENT GRADUATES IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE WORK WITH:

ACCOUNTING:
Accenture
BB&T
Deloitte
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Elliott Davis
EY
GE
Grant Thornton
IRS
KPMG
Pepsi
PWC
UPS

FINANCE:
Accenture
Bank of America
Barclays
BB&T
Credit Suisse
Deloitte
Deutsche Bank
EY
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Raymond James
UPS
Vanguard
Wells Fargo

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE STUDENTS HAVE COMPLETED POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AT:

Clemson University
College of Charleston
North Carolina State University
University of Alabama
University of North Carolina Charlotte
University of Notre Dame
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee
University of Texas at Austin
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University
Wharton/University of Pennsylvania
William & Mary