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. His research interests include microfinance, behavioral finance and international corporate finance.

Jay Stevens ’22

Meet Jay Stevens ’22

Jay Stevens majored in accounting, finance and Spanish. He served as a portfolio manager for the student-managed James-Atkins Investment Fund, worked in the accounting lab, was a staff writer for the Old Gold & Black and served as the president of the Edward K. Hardin Pre-Law Society. He interned with Johnson Development Associates in Spartanburg and at PricewaterhouseCoopers before accepting a full-time offer with PwC in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he works on public audits in the consumer goods and industrial manufacturing sector across the Carolinas.

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
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University
Wharton (University of Pennsylvania)