Where Innovation Meets Education Excellence
The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics is your gateway to success in the business world. Our college offers innovative business and economics programs designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for a competitive edge in today’s global marketplace. Our business programs are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Choose from AACSB-accredited business programs, recognized for their quality and commitment to excellence in business education.
Gain practical experience through our extensive network of internship opportunities with local and global businesses.
Join a network of successful alumni who have gone on to lead in prominent roles within the business world.
About ‘the George’
Affectionately known as “The George,” the $30 million, 60,000-square-foot George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics in downtown Spartanburg embodies its namesake’s entrepreneurial legacy. This state-of-the-art facility houses a stock trading lab for real-time trading, serving as a valuable resource for students and a computer lab when not in trading use. Equipped with smart classrooms and a tiered lecture hall accommodating 80 students, our faculty utilizes cutting-edge technology for teaching. The George also boasts three galleries showcasing rotating exhibits from The Johnson Collection, featuring over 600 art pieces spanning from the 1700s to the present.
USC Upstate business programs are accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business at 600 Emerson Road, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO, 63141-6762; Phone: 314-872-8481.