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Accounting


Accounting

Overview

Palmetto College’s Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting gives you the practical knowledge you'll need to stand out as an job candidate. Our business curriculum has been developed to reflect today's employers' real-world needs, so you'll graduate with the problem-solving skills that will get you hired and promoted in the modern marketplace. 

Students will:

  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills
  • Achieve an appreciation for diversity and the global nature of business
  • Learn how to work well within a team
  • Establish a strong ethical compass
  • Learn business best practices and "soft skills"
  • Gain familiarity with business technology

Our business administration program will prepare you to meet the changing demands of dynamic global markets and grant you leadership skills that will serve you well in any organization.

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Program Eligibility & Requirements

To be eligible for this program, students must have the following:

  • Total Credit Hours Earned: 45-60
  • Overall GPA: 2.0
  • Completion of the following courses:
    • Composition
    • Composition and Literature
    • Survey of Calculus
    • Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
    • Macro- or Microeconomics
    • Natural Science with a Lab
    • Natural Science with or without a Lab
    • Social or Behavioral Science course
    • Humanities course
    • World Civilization
    • American Government or American History
    • Free Elective (3 credits)

Students who have not completed these requirements can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any technical college. To find out if you are qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor

About This Program

Total requirements for this degree: 122-124 hours
Major requirements available online: 54 hours
GPA: 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

Program Length

Students taking a full-time course load can potentially complete this degree in 2 years.  

Courses are 8-weeks and intensive.  Students may take up to two courses per session for a total of four for the semester.

Accreditation

Palmetto College's Business Administration program is the only online business degree completion program in South Carolina to be fully accredited by AACSB International.

AACSB accreditation is the gold standard for business programs worldwide, and is held by fewer than 10 percent of all business schools around the world. Having an AACSB undergraduate business degree facilitates admission to an AACSB-accredited MBA program in the future. AACSB accreditation also ensures that a business school's curriculum is up-to-date, that business courses are taught by qualified faculty and that student learning is regularly assessed within a culture of continuous improvement.