Carol Hughes

Lecturer, Accounting
Ramsey Library 243, CPO 1850


Office Hours

  • Mon: 

    • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Tue: 

    • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Wed: 

    • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Thu: 

    • 4 - 5 p.m.
and by appointment

Professor Hughes holds Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accounting certifications from the state of South Carolina.  She is actively involved with several local and national agencies, and in 2007 was appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury to the National Taxpayer Advisory Panel.  Ms. Hughes has also served as a consultant and board member of several non-profit and religious organizations, and was awarded the Hoyt Abney Community Service Award by the Greater Asheville Public Service Council in May 2007, and the Excellence in Public Service Award in 2008. In addition, she has received awards for her promotion of financial literacy and was the winner of the 2002 Distinguished Teaching Award for Part-time Faculty at the University of North Carolina Asheville and the 2007 Teacher of the Year Award at AB Tech. She received the national NISOD Excellence in Education Award in 2008  Her areas of specialization and her accounting background are in government and not-for-profit accounting, tax, and audit.


  • MBA Clemson University
  • B.S.  University of North Carolina Asheville

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 220 - Principles of Management
  • ACCT 215 – Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 216 – Principles of Accounting II
  • ACCT 415 – Auditing
  • ACCT 417 – Income Taxation
  • ACCT 447 – Income Taxation of Partnerships and Corporations