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Auburn Montgomery approved to offer Entrepreneurship undergraduate degree
Auburn Montgomery/Montgomery, Ala. (June 13, 2016) — The Alabama Commission on Higher Education on Friday approved Auburn Montgomery’s BSBA in Entrepreneurship. Graduates of the BSBA in Entrepreneurship will be able to seek self-employment in their own business start-ups after graduation. In addition, they will be able to seek employment in corporate jobs that are focused on new venture development functions of business.
"Planted in the heart of a state focused on growing small business, this program will not only offer students opportunity to explore and learn, but has the potential to impact our community and state,” said Dr. Rhea Ingram, Dean of the College of Business.
The College of Business is constantly evolving its academic programs to keep pace with the changing business world. Beginning in Fall 2016 semester, the College of Business will offer a new program – Entrepreneurship.
The curriculum for this major is designed to provide students with opportunities for growth and development inside and outside the classroom, preparing them to identify and pursue their academic and career goals.
About the AUM College of Business
The Auburn Montgomery College of Business prepares diverse, ethical business leaders through an engaging educational experience paired with collaborative research and service. It is the only college in the Montgomery area to receive accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for both its undergraduate and graduate business program as well as the discipline-specific accreditation in accounting. This distinction puts us in the top one percent of business schools internationally. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review have recognized the College of Business among the best business schools.
About Auburn University at Montgomery
Auburn University at Montgomery is ranked among the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. Consistently chosen as the best university in the area, Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.
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