Accounting, Economics and Finance

Forecasting and budgeting. Planning, consulting, and auditing. Market analysis and pricing strategies. Banking and risk management. And let’s not forget the growth of cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence.

Numbers tell the story for every business – and every business needs analytic experts like you to keep the numbers adding up.

When you major in Accounting or Economics & Finance at Upstate, you'll build a solid foundation and get the real-world expertise you need to jump-start your career.

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Get your CPA license, become a tax expert, dig into forensic accounting, and more.

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Economics & Finance

Study commercial and investment banking, research the impact of public policies, and analyze pricing and incentives.

Don't Settle for Entry-level

The best education goes beyond the classroom. Local startups, public agencies, global powerhouses – Upstate has the connections for real-world projects that ensure your resume will stand out.

Think big. Start strong. Make it happen at Upstate.

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Learn from the Best

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Kim Buckner Land

Senior Instructor of Marketing

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Dr. Chung-Yean Chiang

Assistant professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Dr. Michael Dinger

Associate Professor of Management

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Dr. Jack Cheng

Associate Professor

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Becky Goessel, CPA CGMA

Senior Instructor of Accounting

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Dr. Julie Wade

Associate Professor of Management

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Contact Information

For questions about the program, please email

For questions about your application status, please email

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Major's Information
Ms. Barbara Fowler
Phone: 864-503-5593

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Department Chair
Dr. Hubbard Smalls
Phone: 864-503-5585

Mailing Address

Department of Accounting, Economics & Finance
College of Business and Economics
160 East St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306