Accounting, Business and Finance

Students majoring in 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.

Bem Jenny

Meet Jenny Bem Johnson

Jenny Bem Johnson, associate professor of accounting, was a recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. She is the Wofford site coordinator for United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, helping hundreds of low-income families to file taxes. Students participate in the program, giving them opportunities to serve while getting hands-on practice in their field of study.

Drake McCormick

Meet Drake McCormick ’18

Drake McCormick majored in finance and economics at Wofford and was elected as Campus Union president for the 2017-18 academic year. As a student, he was a member of the R. Michael James Student Investment Fund, serving as the organization’s managing partner his senior year. He is currently a financial consultant at Synovus and working to receive a certification in financial planning through the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

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

Accenture
Bank of America Barclays
BB&T
Credit Suisse Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Fidelity Investments
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton
Merrill Lynch
Raymond James
Vanguard
Wells Fargo

Accounting, business and finance graduates have completed post-graduate studies at:

Auburn University
Clemson University
College of William and Mary
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)