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Accounting and Business

Keith Paulk, internship 2012Majors:

  • Accounting (4- or 5-year programs)
  • Business Administration

Minor:

  • Business Administration

The major requirements and course descriptions are outlined in the Huntingdon College Catalog.

The programs of study in business and accounting are part of the Department of Accounting and Business in the Huntingdon College W. James Samford Jr. School of Business and Professional Studies.

Huntingdon Means Business

In the world of business, your success depends upon your ability to think in new and different ways, adapt to change, understand the global marketplace, and work and communicate with others. Your Huntingdon education will prepare you for success in every way.

  • Abundant internships in business and accounting
  • Service through SaveFirst and other organizations
  • Sigma Beta Delta honorary
  • Business Club
  • Accounting Club
  • Business Lecture Series
  • Executive Luncheons

Why Huntingdon?

Business and accounting courses, in addition to Huntingdon’s broad-based liberal arts core curriculum, emphasize the skills you need to lead and to serve others:  critical thinking, writing, speaking, decision-making, teamwork, organization, and reasoning.  Huntingdon College’s Business and Accounting programs offer a number of advantages that put graduates ahead of those from other colleges, including:

  • Focus on leadership skills and business ethics
  • Fifth-year Accounting CPA-prep program provides 27 additional hours, preparing graduates to sit for the CPA exam
  • Honors Program
  • Flexibility to accommodate double majors
  • Location in state’s capital city provides a variety of settings for internships and career placement
  • International emphasis prepares for success in a global economy

Facilities

The James W. Wilson Center on the College’s main campus houses business and accounting classes and includes facilities for small group meetings, interactive media, guest speakers, and business presentations.

Internship photo

Grant Hayes ’15, Alabama Power intern

Faculty

Alumni

Because Huntingdon is a liberal arts college, our emphasis is on preparing you broadly to enter any career field you choose. Huntingdon alumni in business and accounting are succeeding as CPAs, private and public accountants, and in advertising, banking, communications, consulting, entrepreneurship, government, law, management, politics, non-profit organizations, private industry, public policy, public service, retail, and sales.