General Business

General Business

About the Program

Leaning toward a degree in business but want to explore different fields before choosing a specialization? Are you working full-time and need the convenience of online courses? The General Business major is a great choice for students who want flexibility in how they earn a degree, and is the only College of Business major that may be completed online. Many students start their college journey as General Business majors and change to a business specialization that matches their career goals. Other students choose General Business to accommodate schedule needs or flexibility in coursework.  

International Business Option

Students whose intended career paths include working with global companies and who are able to complete courses in an on-campus learning environment may choose the International Business option of the General Business major. This option combines training in marketing and management with an appreciation for cultural differences that affect business relations in the global marketplace.

Points of Pride

  • General Business majors may explore career paths through internships. Students have interned in a variety of businesses as well as government and non-profit agencies, including American Airlines, Sherwin-Williams, and the Alabama Department of Revenue.
  • College of Business student clubs provide networking, leadership development, and connections to the business community. Student clubs are open to all majors, offering opportunities to explore different fields of business and enhance the student experience.

Put Your Degree to Work

Your General Business major will be unique and designed to fit your career path. The example occupations below require a bachelor’s degree and could fit well with a General Business major as well as the International Business option.

Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors, including your level of experience, education and training, geography, and industry, here is a sampling of occupations, salaries, and future job growth in this area.

Examples of OccupationsMedian PayEntry levelJob Growth through 2029
Facilities Manager$99,290 $59,210 9% (28,600 more jobs)
Training and Development Specialist$61,570 $31,340 11% (35,500 more jobs)
Logistician$77,030 $45,160 30% (56,400 more jobs)

Median Salary and Job Growth data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbooks. Entry level Salary data is based on the lowest percentile of the salary distribution for each occupation.

Why General Business at Auburn University at Montgomery

  • Student-centered: In the College of Business, students are the top priority and are supported by caring faculty and staff.
  • Qualified faculty:  you will have powerful learning experiences, working side by side with professors who have real-world business experience.
  • Small class sizes: class sizes are small, allowing for increased participation, individual attention, and more interaction with classmates.

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