Program Overview Furman University

Whether you're interested in pursuing a position with a Fortune 500 company or starting your own business, our programs will prepare you for a career in the global marketplace. We offer the bachelor of arts with majors in both accounting and business administration. Both programs blend a signature approach to the liberal arts with a comprehensive business core. That helps us develop well-rounded graduates who can approach complex issues from multiple anglesa real asset in the business world.

As a major in our department, you'll benefit from a curriculum that relies on experiential exercises and integrated projects to help you understand the core principles of business management. Our programs offer our students numerous opportunities to work together on projects, such as helping underprivileged members of the Greenville community prepare their taxes. But that's only the beginning. Upon acceptance into the business major, you'll enroll in our Business Core Block, a set of courses that are similar to what you'd find in an MBA program. These courses emphasize four functional areas: accounting, finance, marketing and operations. By gaining insight into each of these key areas of study, you'll be prepared for a meaningful and lucrative career. Best of all, you’ll take these upper-division courses with a small cohort of students. That means you'll have an opportunity to develop enduring relationships that will pay dividends in your professional career.

Major requirements

From declaring your major to finding the course sequence for your intended area of study, learn what's required to obtain a degree from Furman. Learn with us:

Business Core Block

Why wait for graduate school to understand management? Our Business Core Block is a unique undergraduate program designed to train the next generation of management leaders. Apply for the Business Core Block.

Course sequence

Be sure to follow the appropriate sequence to complete our program in a timely fashion. Plan your academic path.

Global experience

At Furman, we expose our students to international businesses and cultures through our study away program. Get a global experience.


If you're seeking a career in business or accounting, an internship can help you develop new skills and explore different career paths. We have connections in the local business community and every year, representatives from the nation's four largest accounting firms recruit our students. Apply for an internship.


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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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