The programs of study in Business and Accounting are part of the Department of Accounting and Business in the School of Applied Sciences, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences.
Course requirements and descriptions can be found in the Huntingdon College Catalog.
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, through resume-worthy experiences and real-world studies.
Accounting, business, and economics courses, combined with Huntingdon’s 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:
A focus on leadership skills and business ethics.
Excellent internships that often lead to permanent employment upon graduation.
Active service through SaveFirst tax preparation training.
International emphasis preparing for success in a global economy.
Travel/study in your senior year through the Huntingdon Plan, which also includes a laptop computer and books and information resources provided within regular costs.
Lecture series that bring renowned speakers to campus.
Flexibility to accommodate a second major.
The Hobbs Honors Program, the Business Club, the Accounting Club, Sigma Beta Delta business honorary, and other student organizations add depth to your studies and build your connections both inside and outside the classroom.
Huntingdon’s Center for Career and Vocation’s annual Meet the Firms event brings accounting firms to campus to talk with and actively recruit Huntingdon Accounting majors, and the annual Business Networking Luncheon connects students with Huntingdon alumni who are business professionals.
Our location in Alabama’s capital city provides access to a variety of professional settings for internships, part-time jobs, and career placement.
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.
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. Because Huntingdon is a liberal arts college, our emphasis is on preparing you broadly to enter any career field you choose.
Huntingdon College is a college of the United Methodist Church.
Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices. Therefore, Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section 106.8 of the 2020 Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, other applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Furthermore, Huntingdon College, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived gender, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin in its education program or activity, including admission and employment.
Huntingdon College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internal or external to the institution. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX by policy.
Any person may report discrimination (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to have experienced the conduct), and may do so in person, by mail, by telephone or by email using the contact information below.
Inquiries and/or complaints that are not related to disability discrimination can be addressed to: Huntingdon College Title IX Coordinator Eric A. Kidwell Library 1500 East Fairview Ave. Montgomery, AL 36106 TitleIXCoordinator@hawks.huntingdon.edu 334-833-4420* (This number is for discrimination-based reporting.) Huntingdon’s full policy and process, including an online reporting form, may be found at: https://www.huntingdon.edu/misconduct
Inquiries and/or complaints may also be addressed to (though it is advised the College’s process be first utilized): Assistant Secretary Office for Civil Rights (OCR) U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202-1100 Customer Service Hotline #: (800) 421-3481 Facsimile: (202) 453-6012 TDD#: (877) 521-2172 Email: OCR@ed.gov Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr
Disability Services Within any resolution process related to this policy, Huntingdon College provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities when that accommodation is consistent with federal law. For disability-related inquiries or complaints: Huntingdon College Director of Disability Services/ 504 Coordinator Dr. Lisa O. Dorman 1500 East Fairview Ave. Montgomery, AL 36106 firstname.lastname@example.org 334-833-4465 (This number is for requesting disability accommodations.)