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College of Business

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship
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You have big ideas, a big work ethic, and big motivation. Combine those qualities with a degree in entrepreneurship from AUM and reap the rewards! 

The value of this innovative degree program is its combination of classes, group projects, mentorship from business-savvy professors, industry opportunities, and community resources. Upon graduating, the result is that you are positioned for business ownership. You can then put this set of knowledge and skills to work by:

  • Co-founding a startup with peers or other entrepreneurs you have met on your journey
  • Helping a worthy nonprofit entity
  • Creating/developing new products or ventures in an existing company (intrapreneurship)
  • Discovering innovative ways to combine new methods, technologies, products, or services for any business

In this degree program, you will learn the general foundations of business, but with a special focus on entrepreneurship. Hands-on training in market behaviors, staff management, and risk analysis will provide the framework you need for success. You’ll learn how to develop and implement a business plan, then hone your skills at conferences, pitch competitions, and chamber of commerce events. You’ll become part of a network of successful entrepreneurs in the River Region.

When is the right time to start your business? With your degree from AUM, you’ll know the answer. You’ll be ready to create the conditions that make it possible for your dream to come true. 

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The Know How

What you will know with an Entrepreneurship degree from AUM

We Show You The Rewards

Know how to cultivate your entrepreneur spirit! You bear the most risk but enjoy the most rewards.

We Give You A Positive Framework For Serving Others

Know how to meet the needs of society by using fair business strategies for building a strong, safe community.

We Set The Bar For Sustainable Goals

Know how to design a business model, for example, that introduces products that provide real-world environmental solutions.

We Prepare You To Lead

Know how to develop a strategic vision, empower others, and never compromise your character.

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Game Plan for Success

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Points of Pride

  • A number of undergraduate scholarships are available for students in the College of Business.
  • The AUM College of Business is the only business school in the Montgomery area to receive accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for both its undergraduate and graduate business programs, putting our college in the ranks of the top business schools internationally.

Soaring Warhawks

  • For more information about the AUM Entrepreneurship program, please contact the faculty and staff in the Department of Business Administration.

Customize Your Degree

  • Choose a minor in a field that might complement your career path. For instance, if you aspire to market your own ventures and businesses, you might add a minor like Writing and Editing or Communications.
  • Apply for the University Honors Program, a diverse community of students who take classes together, work on community service projects, and travel the U.S. and abroad.
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Rewarding Occupations and Job Growth

Check out our Career Discovery Board on this page to begin exploring your options. Contact us by phone or email so we can get you the answers you need.

With a degree at AUM, you’ll possess foundational business skills that will make you more competitive. You’ll be ready to launch your business while attracting lenders, collaborators and investors who have greater confidence in entrepreneurs with a formal education.

Failing is part of entrepreneurship; it’s how you recover and grow from that failure that determines your success. We’ll help foster your entrepreneurial spirit so you can take risks with knowledge and confidence.

Degree Options

Is a Degree in Entrepreneurship right for me?

With this bachelor’s degree as your educational foundation, you have many career possibilities.

Career/Job TitleEntry-level EducationJob Growth 2020-2030Annual Median Salary
Executive ManagerBachelor’s Degree8% (As fast as average)$107,680
Social Media/ Public Relations ManagerBachelor’s Degree13% (Faster than average)$118,430
Mobile App DeveloperBachelor’s Degree22% (Much faster than average)$110,140
Management AnalystBachelor’s Degree14% (Faster than average)$87,660
LogisticianBachelor’s Degree30% (Much faster than average)$76,270

Note: Salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education, training, demographics, and industry. Here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Quick Facts

College of Business

Begin your study in the College of Business with a strong foundation. Then customize your degree with intensive courses in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Finance, Information Systems, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or General Business. All degrees offered by the College of Business have achieved business accreditation by AACSB-International, the most prestigious business school accrediting body. In addition to a B.S. in Accounting, you will graduate with an AACSB accreditation. Only 1 percent of schools worldwide hold this special accreditation.

Official Name of the Entrepreneurship Degree

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Entrepreneurship

Modality

This degree requires students to meet on campus. Students in these courses enroll in a program to connect in a campus setting and to collaborate using a variety of technological and educational tools. Professors play an inspirational role in building relationships among teams and individuals in this setting. The criteria for many programs can only be met with In-Class coursework. Be sure to check with your advisor to understand the best route to take.

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Business Administration - Entrepreneurship

Required Courses

To complete this degree concentration, you will need to complete courses in the university core, business, and electives. Contact the Department of Business Administration for a current listing of courses required to complete this program.  

The course listings below are only a few of the classes this concentration requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor.

Course NumberCourse NameWhat you will know…
BUSN 4000Creativity and Innovation Creativity kills the competition. Know how to facilitate and manage creativity in the workplace and thrive in the marketplace.
MKTG 4410Buyer BehaviorKnow what your buyer will and will not do. Know how to promote a product using advertising and marketing strategies.
HRSM 3150Human Resource ManagementKnow how to plan, train, and care for your employees. Know the labor, safety, and compensation regulations to manage your team effectively.
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