Accounting at South Carolina

Offered through the prestigious Darla Moore School of Business, our accounting degree provides a solid technical education that equals the best schools in the Southeast. The Moore School blends fundamental coursework in the liberal arts and sciences with a strong business core, which prepares our students for the global marketplace.

What to Expect

To prepare to become a successful accounting professional in a global information society, you will learn about the complete accounting cycle, including cost analysis and interpreting financial statements. You also will develop knowledge in tax, accounting information systems and auditing.

Field trips to leading industries, service-learning opportunities, access to our accounting mentoring program and supervised internships will expose you to firsthand knowledge and experience so that you are well-equipped with the skills required to maintain a competitive edge in our demanding industry.

 

Undergraduate Degree

B B.A. in Business Administration

The Darla Moore School of Business has received numerous top academic and research rankings over the last several years. Our undergraduate international business education program is ranked #1 according to U.S. News & World Report, and our award-winning professors work closely with their students while remaining at the forefront of business.

The following courses fulfill some of the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting:

  • Financial Accounting I, II and III
  • Accounting Lab
  • Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Tax I
  • Accounting Information Systems I
  • Auditing I
  • Advanced Cost/Managerial Accounting (and Lab)

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

Our Office of Undergraduate Admissions provides the most current information on the application process so you can check the requirements based on your current status and find university scholarships.

 

Graduate Degrees

The Darla Moore School of Business offers a master’s degree in accountancy, and also a dual degree program that culminates in a Master of Accountancy and a Juris Doctor.

M  Master of Accountancy 

Graduate Director: Jared Jones, 803-777-6412, jared.jones@moore.sc.edu

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School.

DD  Dual Degree: Accountancy and Law (M.Acc. / J.D.)

Through special arrangement, the university offers dual degree programs in certain areas to permit a student to work on two degrees concurrently by combining credits, resulting in the student taking fewer courses than the total required if each degree were pursued independently.

This program, offered by the Darla Moore School of Business and the School of Law, culminates in a Master of Accountancy and a Juris Doctor.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School.

Explore Our Graduate School 

The Graduate School administers the application process for all of the university's doctoral, master’s, certificate and dual degree programs. Take a look at what you will need to do before you apply.