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Programs of Study
Accounting
The objective of the major in accounting is to prepare students for a wide variety of careers in professional accounting, including public accounting, industrial accounting, internal auditing, and government service and to provide an academic framework for future graduate study. Students who plan to sit for the CPA Exam in Alabama must complete a total of at least 150 semester hours. This may be accomplished by completing additional courses or completing a master's degree that provides the coursework required by the Alabama CPA Board.
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Accounting with Minor
Accounting with Minor allows students to pair core accounting requirements with a minor selected from a variety of management fields. Please note that this option will not include all of the courses required to sit for the CPA exam.
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Acquisition and Contract Management
Students will gain knowledge of the acquisition and contracting processes to include the purchasing of goods and services, pricing, negotiating of contracts, administration of contracts, contract law, and responsibilities from contract award to termination of the contract. An emphasis will be placed upon federal contracting. This program will include a study of the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
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Enterprise Systems Management
ESM is the Management Information Systems (MIS) degree for the 21st century. This program of study prepares students to use Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to manage accounting, human resources, logistics, acquisitions, and other business functions. Through hands-on lab exercises using SAPĀ® ERP systems, graduates will be able to support the configuration and operation of ERP systems. Students who earn the ESM degree will be highly competitive with an extraordinary blend of technical skills combined with information systems, and functional business knowledge.
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Human Resource Management
The objective of the major in Human Resource Management is to provide students with a program of study that will prepare them for a variety of employment opportunities in the area of human resource management and provide an academic framework for future graduate study. The curriculum combines traditional business courses, specialized management courses and related psychology courses.
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Information Assurance
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Students will learn how to plan and forecast demand for product and services, to gain an understanding of operations involving the movement of materials from raw materials for production to providing the finished product to the end consumer. After gaining an understanding of the supply chain function, students will learn how to manage the logistical movement of goods and products to include the transportation and services involved. An emphasis will be placed on understanding these functions within the government setting.
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Management
Provides students with a comprehensive business education, which will prepare them to enter managerial employment or to assist in the development of individuals who hold those positions. In addition, this major provides an academic framework for future graduate study. Management encompasses the traditional business curriculum which includes coursework in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, global business, strategic management, production theories and concepts, and marketing.
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Management of Technology
Management of Technology provides students with a comprehensive business education which will prepare them to enter managerial employment or to assist in the development of individuals who hold those positions. In addition, it provides a academic framework for future graduate study. The major encompasses the traditional business curriculum which includes coursework in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, global business, strategic management, production theories and concepts, marketing and technology management.
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Management of Technology with Minor
Management of Technology majors may complete a specialized area of study as a part of the MOT major (Management of Technology with Required Minor). Minors are available in Aviation Management, Contract Management, Health Care Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems Management,International Business, Marketing and Small Business/ Entrepreneurship.
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Management with Minor
Management majors may complete a specialized area of study as part of a management major (Management with Required Minor). Minors are available in aviation management,contract management, health care management, human resource management, information systems management, international business, marketing, and small business/entrepreneurship.
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Minors
Note: minors in areas which are also available as majors are listed with the corresponding major above.


Aviation Management (Minor Only)
This minor is open to students in all majors.
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Business Administration (Minor Only)
This minor is open to non-business majors only.
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Finance (Minor Only)
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Health Care Management (Minor Only)
This minor is open to students in all majors.
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Information Assurance Management (Minor Only)
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Information Systems Management (Minor Only)
This minor is open to students in all majors.
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International Business (Minor Only)
This minor is open to students in all majors.
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Marketing (Minor Only)
This minor is open to students in all majors.
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Operations Management (Minor Only)
This minor is open to Management of Technology majors only.
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Project Management (Minor Only)
This minor is open to Management of Technology majors only.
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Small Business/Entrepreneurship (Minor Only)
This minor is not open to Accounting with Minor majors, but is open to other majors.
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Certificates


Acquisition and Contract Management
Students will gain knowledge of the acquisition and contracting processes to include the purchasing of goods and services, pricing, negotiating of contracts, administration of contracts, contract law, and responsibilities from contract award to termination of the contract. An emphasis will be placed upon federal contracting. This program will include a study of the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Students will learn how to plan and forecast demand for product and services, to gain an understanding of operations involving the movement of materials from raw materials for production to providing the finished product to the end consumer. After gaining an understanding of the supply chain function, students will learn how to manage the logistical movement of goods and products to include the transportation and services involved. An emphasis will be placed on understanding these functions within the government setting.
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Marketing (Minor Only)
This minor is open to students in all majors.
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SAP Student Achievement Recognition
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