About the School

The School of Business offers ten undergraduate majors, an honors program, several interdisciplinary minors, an M.S. in Accountancy and a one-year MBA. Approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in majors or programs within the business school including our international students who attend from countries including China, Germany, France, and Brazil. The Business Research Guide ranks the School of Business as no. 15 among the top 30 prominent business schools for global business and study abroad programs. This recognition is made possible through the dedication of our faculty in advancing global learning and leading study abroad programs to places such as Dubai, Honduras, Hong Kong, Brazil, and China.

The Beatty Center

Our undergraduate and graduate programs support our school's mission to prepare socially responsible students for career opportunities around the world. With dual accreditation in business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), our programs cover the essential business disciplines while teaching students the local, national and international implications of managing and operating a business in the global arena.

Faculty research expertise is diverse in areas such as supply chain management, global logistics, hospitality and tourism, political economics, financial investment, bankruptcy, business intelligence, and entrepreneurship.

With the strength and diversity of our Board of Governors who represent the business community, the School of Business is closely aligned with distinct industries locally and around the world.

The School of Business enjoys the advantages of the thriving economy in the greater Charleston region where our students gain internships at firms that represent the diverse service and manufacturing industries. The Charleston area has been recognized as the No. 1 Small U.S. City for the 10th consecutive year by Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, which gives our hospitality and tourism management students a distinctive learning experience in and out of the classroom. 

Are you interested in our school? Are you planning to tour the College of Charleston campus? If so, we invite you to stop by the Beatty Center at 5 Liberty Street. Introduce yourself to our directors and staff in the Student Success Center and we will answer any of your questions.