Program Mission and Objectives
In support of the missions of Auburn University at Montgomery and the School of Business, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Accounting Specialization is intended to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level positions and advancement in accounting. The program provides an in-depth study in the basic core areas of accounting and serves a market consisting of full-time, part-time, and evening students from Montgomery and the Central Alabama region.
Our objectives are to provide:
- Students with the:
- Necessary educational background for entry into and advancement in the accounting profession.
- Skills necessary for success in the accounting profession.
- Educational background necessary for entry into a graduate Program.
- Intellectual contributions through a mix of discipline-based contributions to practice and pedagogy that can be applied in the business and government environments and in classroom instruction.
Although the education requirements to take the Uniform CPA Examination as an Alabama candidate are higher than the minimum requirements for our B.S.B.A.-Accounting Specialization, these additional requirements can be satisfied through the Auburn University at Montgomery M.B.A. Program or by completing additional undergraduate courses.
Our quality is reflected in the success of our students, alumni, and the faculty and in the enhancement of the personal and professional lives of community residents through faculty service and research.
AUM B.S.B.A. Degree - Accounting Specialization has achieved separate accounting accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Less than 5 percent of the world's business schools have received business accreditation from AACSB International, and less than 1 percent of these have achieved both business and accounting accreditation. AUM is one of four business schools in Alabama, and one of 177 worldwide with both business and accounting accreditation.
The education requirements to take the Uniform CPA Examination as an Alabama candidate are higher (150 semester hours) than the minimum requirements for our B.S.B.A.-Accounting Specialization (123 semester hours). The additional requirements can be satisfied through the Auburn University at Montgomery M.B.A. program or by completing additional undergraduate courses.
Degrees in the Department of Accounting
The Department of Accounting has one degree plan and a certificate program that fall under the department's responsibility:
Government Financial Management Certificate Program
For questions, regarding the program, please contact the department faculty and staff.