Harbert Undergraduate Programs

 

Accounting

 

Gain tangible skills that can be applied in all areas of business.

 

With more than 500 declared undergraduate students, accounting vies to be one of the biggest academic programs in the Harbert College. 

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Organizations

 

Auburn accounting majors have the opportunity to get involved in two different honorary and professional organizations: Beta Alpha Psi and Financial Leadership Society.

 

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CPA Exam Success

 

Our CPA pass rates are ten times the national average. In fact, since 2005, our MAcc students have achieved an average pass rate of 85% across all four parts of the exam.

 

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  2019 Beta Alpha Psi officers
 

Featured Course

 

 

ACCT 3810:  Professional Development in Accounting

 

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National Recognition

 

 

The accounting school’s online programs, the BSBA in Accounting and the Master of Accountancy, have earned top rankings, including Top 10 national rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

 

 

 

 

Business Administration

 

Gain hands-on, experiential learning.

 

Auburn's business administration on-campus program is designed for students seeking a broad-based understanding of general business. 

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Faculty Spotlight

 

Brian L. Connelly, Ph.D. 

 

Professor Connelly's research explores how corporate governance structures, such as shareholders and boards, affect competition and strategic outcomes.

 

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Brian Connelly
 

Online Degree Option

 

The Business Administration online degree is an interdepartmental degree completer program designed to provide maximum course flexibility and a broad-based preparation for future opportunities.

 

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Featured Course

 

MKTG 3310:  Principles of Marketing

 

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Business Analytics

 

Learn to analyze data and use the findings to guide organizational decision-making.

 

Auburn's business analytics degree offers a clear avenue to a fulfilling and financially-rewarding career.

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Faculty Spotlight

 

Pei Xu, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Xu has been with Auburn since 2014. Her research focus is on understanding the economic and social impact of emerging information technology.

 

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Pei Xu
 

Promising Career Prospects

 

Be in high demand. Since its foundation in 2013, the Business Analytics program has achieved a 100% placement rate for its graduates.

 

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Industry Engagement

 

In addition to traditional and mini-internships (between semesters), students participate in corporate visits and job shadowing opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Finance

 

Strengthen analytical skills through internships and case competitions.

 

Auburn's finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors.

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Faculty Spotlight

 

John S. Jahera, Ph.D.  

Bobby Lowder Professor

 

Dr. Jahera has been a member of the Auburn faculty since 1980. His areas of expertise include corporate finance, corporate governance, financial institutions, and leadership.

 

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John Jahera
 

 Promising Career Prospects

 

For three consecutive years, the program has achieved a 100% junior internship placement rate and a 100% senior employment rate for Financial Management Association Honor society members.

Featured Course

 

FINC 3010:  Professional Development in Finance 

 

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Information Systems Management

 

Data is valuable, and so are our grads.

 

Auburn's ISM degree teaches students to lead business innovation through the development of digital processes, products, and services.

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Faculty Spotlight

 

David Paradice, Ph.D.  

Dr. Paradice is the Department Chair of Systems and Technology. He has published over 50 articles and book chapters on the use of information systems in support of managerial problem formulation and has served on over 50 doctoral dissertation committees.

 

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David Paradice
 

Student Organizations

 

Auburn ISM students have the opportunity to get involved in the Alpha Iota Delta National Honor Fraternity, an invitation only society that recognizes students who have displayed excellence in the program.

 

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Featured Course

 

ISMN 3080:  Advanced Programming and Computer Applications

 

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Management

 

Gain the knowledge and skills to be a leader in the workforce.

 

An Auburn degree in management provides you with a comprehensive overview of the skill set necessary for you to compete in a managerial position in business. 

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Student Organizations

 

Auburn management students have the opportunity to become involved in a variety of student organizations, including the Society for Human Resource Management, International Business Club, and Sigma Iota Epsilon. 

 

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Curriculum Built for Business

 

Auburn's management curriculum was designed with significant input from the business community, resulting in an emphasis on behavioral dynamics, leadership skills, project management, business logistics and processes, international relations, as well as the management of information systems.

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Annual Tiger Cage Competition

 

This yearly competition allows students to develop a business concept, pitch it to a seasoned group of judges, and potentially win funding and other resources to help jump-start a business.

 

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Featured Course

 

MNGT 4600:  Community Service Project

 

This course helps students understand the importance of community service and philanthropy in a global environment by working with actual businesses/community issues.

 

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Marketing

 

Sharpen interpersonal, creative, and analytical skills.

 

Auburn's marketing department inspires students to become excellent marketing practitioners and impart the latest knowledge in a fast-paced and quickly changing discipline.

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Faculty Spotlight

 

Emory Serviss, MBA.  

As Program Champion, Emory Serviss teaches a digital marketing elective and professional development course, acts as a career coach, manages the domestic internship program for marketing majors, and is responsible for employer development, connecting students to industry.

 

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Emory Serviss
 

 Marketing Concentration Options

 

While not required, Auburn marketing majors have the opportunity to focus their degree to one of three concentrations: Marketing Management, Professional Sales & Sales Management, and Retail Management. This focus allows students to maximize their educational preparation for specific careers. 

Featured Course

 

MKTG 4340:  Marketing and New Product Development

 

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Supply Chain Management

 

Learn to navigate the complexity of an increasingly global marketplace.

 

Auburn's SCM degree allows students to gain valuable experience via required internships, case competitions,  and analytical projects.

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Faculty Spotlight

 

Rafay Ishfaq, Ph.D. 

Dr. Ishfaq, Associate Professor from the Department of Systems and Technology, focuses his research on exploring the interplay between operational and service issues in retail supply chains.

 

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Rafay Ishfaq
 

Industry Engagement

 

Auburn's SCM program ensures that students complete a relevant, career-enhancing professional experience. Students have the opportunity to complete three-month and six-month internships, with more than 95% of students having completed at least 300 hours of employment with an organization.

 

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Promising Career Prospects

 

Our students are in high demand, with more than 150 graduating from the program each year with an average starting salary of $58,929.

 

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