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College of Business and Information Systems

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South Carolina State University's College of Business and Information Systems is dedicated to turning your ambition into ability. If you're interested in such areas as commerce, finance, or economics, and want to build a successful career in the business world, SC State can and will empower you with the knowledge and skill you need.

The College of Business is home to the Department of Accounting and Economics and the Department of Business Administration. These departments offer five undergraduate business degree programs and one Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. From business essentials to in-depth analysis of economics to study of how technology impacts commerce, the courses and curriculums offered by these departments will give you a foundation of knowledge you can continue building on and putting to good use in the professional world. As part of your curriculum, you'll even take professional development classes that offer guidance in the soft skills—such as how to dress and present yourself in a professional setting—that you will need to stand out from the crowd and make a strong first impression on potential employers.

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Learning Goals and Objectives

Our goals and objectives are centered on critical thinking, leadership, ethics, and global perspectives. They include:

    1. Critical Thinking: Business majors will develop and demonstrate the ability to engage in critical thought processes.
    2. Communication: Business majors will develop communication skills to speak and write.
    3. Teamwork: Business majors will demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team setting.
    4. Globalization: Business majors will be cognizant of the global community in which we live and work.
    5. Technology: Business majors will develop digital skills to use technology to enhance workflow and be more productive in the workplace effectively.

Earn Your Business Degree From South Carolina State University

All of the programs in the College of Business are accredited by AACSB - International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only about 5% of business programs worldwide have earned this distinction, so you can be assured that at SC State, you are getting the highest quality business education.

As you work towards your business major at SC State, you will be taught by our expert and dedicated faculty. They have extensive experience both as instructors and working in professional business environments, and can offer valuable insights and guidance as you determine what aspect of business is the fit for you and your ambitions. Numerous hands-on learning and internship opportunities will enhance your education and will ensure that when you graduate, you are ready to hit the ground running as you find a job and get a taste of success.

Don't wait: begin on the path that will lead you to make your business ambitions a reality.

Apply to SC State Today!

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Department of Accounting and Economics

Department of Accounting and Economics

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Department of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration

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