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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 — Accounting

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 No. 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.

Winning first place in the Association for Business Communication’s national writing competition was a really encouraging feeling, especially in regard to my academic and professional pursuits. To be nationally recognized as a sophomore for utilizing skills that I learned at the Moore School is an awesome feeling.

John Boyar, accounting and economics
Portrait of John Boyar.


Graduate Degrees

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

Graduate Director: Jared Jones, 803-777-6412,

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

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 The Graduate School.

Apply to Graduate School 

Learn more about The Graduate School, degree options and how to apply for admission to doctoral, master’s, certificate and combination degree programs at South Carolina.