Accounting, Business and Finance

Students studying accounting, business or finance have the opportunity to interact with faculty that have experience in business, nonprofit and academic realms while gaining insightful business knowledge from a liberal arts perspective. Many students also elect to study abroad, double major or participate in a student-managed investment fund, gaining real-life investment experience.

Dr. Patrick Stanton

Meet Dr. Patrick Stanton

Dr. Patrick Stanton, assistant professor of finance, has taught at Wofford since 2019. He teaches business finance, financial statement analysis and corporate financial analysis. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mississippi College, and an MBA and DBA in finance from Louisiana Tech University. His research interests include microfinance, behavioral finance and international corporate finance. Away from Wofford, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, running, cooking, playing tennis and finding new hobbies.

William Moore ’21

Meet William Moore ’21

William Moore majored in finance with minors in accounting and studio art. He served as an assistant portfolio manager for the James-Atkins Student-Managed Investment Fund and held leadership roles in RUF and his fraternity. He interned with Johnson Development Associates in Spartanburg during the spring semester of his senior year before being offered a position upon graduation. He is currently a development manager for the company, overseeing the construction of several industrial projects in South Carolina and Tennessee.

Recent graduates in accounting, business and finance are working with:

Bank of America
Credit Suisse
Ernst & Young
Fidelity Investments
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
Merrill Lynch
Raymond James
Wells Fargo

Accounting, business and finance graduates have completed postgraduate studies at:

Auburn University
Carnegie-Mellon University
Clemson University
College of William and Mary
London School of Business
North Carolina State University
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee
University of Texas at Austin
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University
Wharton (University of Pennsylvania)