Mission Statement

To offer a leading business scholastic experience that qualifies accountable and innovative leaders, and adds to the body of knowledge by boosting elements of cooperation and congruence in education, support, and continuous erudition. Our differentiation perspective stems from the global perspective and the 21st-century skills in education to enrich the local cultures; Strategic build up and innovation, calculated and Conversant Risk management, Research and Creativity, Learner centrism, and Diversity Management.

General Information

AUE’s School of Business offers Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD degree programs in an array of emphases and certificates. All of the programs are defined in their respective section (Programs of Study). Bachelor’s degree emphases cover the following areas: Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Economics, Finance, International Business Management, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Sports Management, Hospitality Management, supply chain, Entrepreneurship, and Operations Management. The flexibility of each program permits learners to emphasize areas of their special interests. Minors are available in various activities respectively.


AUE’s School of Business Programs are accredited by various national and international governmental and non-governmental bodies.

Advisory Committees

The School's main advising Committee is drawn from the Board of Trustees itself, enriched by leading business executives, famous scholars, and government officials. The board along with the president, and faculty, are always there to provide counsel on the School’s programs. The strive is always to boost the School’s quality and excellence in educating and crafting future business leaders.

The Business Learner Advisory Council provides an excellent means of communication between learners and faculty. Members of this committee include learners from all programs and class years within the school and representatives from various business learner organizations.


Each academic department has a set of advisors who coordinates the procedures of their respective departments, represent their department on the various needed committees, namely the one concerned with learner petitions. Divisional advisors advise all undergraduate business learners and are also available to help business learners with their special problems.


Admission to AUE’s School of Business is regular, the criteria for admission are subject to change as enrollment demands vary.

Startup Admission

Startup admission to the School of Business generally takes place upon entry as a first-year learner. The academic credentials required will vary during each admission cycle and are determined by the Office of Admission. The process is straightforward and comprehensive and considers many variables to establish the context of a learner’s achievements and demonstrated potential to be successful in the rigorous curriculum.

Transfer Admission

Learners who may be transferring from other institutions may pursue admission through a non-competitive process. Learners must meet the following admission requirements:

Current AUE learners: To be admitted into the School of Business from another AUE school or program, a learner must have at least 30 graded credit hours.

Transfer learners from another college or university: To be admitted into the School of Business from another educational institution, a learner must have earned at least 30 graded credit hours, have an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher. Transferred courses will be limited only to those with grades of 70 and above. Maximum transferred credits will be restricted to 50 % of the overall program requirements. Transfers will require the approval of the academic council of the university.

Accelerations of Studies

Learners may accelerate their programs by registering for more loads than the average 15 hours per semester needed to complete the program in eight semesters (6 regular+2 summer modules). Registrations of up to 19 credits hours are permitted in a regular semester or eight hours in a five- or six-week summer term. Course loads exceeding these limitations require permission from the Students Affairs and the Registrar. Requests are normally considered only if the learner earned more than a 3.00-grade point average or is a senior who is graduating...

Programs of Study

The School of Business offers the following Degree levels: * Undergraduate * Graduate * Post Graduate * Continuous Learning Programs The School of Business offers Bachelor of Business Administration Degrees inb the following programs and concentrations: Bachelor's Degrees of Business Administration with one of the following emphases: Accounting, Management, Marketing, and Human Capital Management… Learners must successfully complete a 100 Credit hours ( 3 – 5 years ) program – Typically designed for an optimum time of 3 years. The concentrations are also offered for the Degrees of Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in the same emphases. Learners must successfully complete 39 credits hours (2- 4 years) program- Typically designed for an optimum time of 2 years. Similarly, all the above concentrations and more can constitute an area of a Ph.D. (Doctorate) study framework. Learners must complete 3-5 years of studies and writing program - Typically designed for an optimum time of 3 years. The School of Business offers also Minors in Business Administration to its Learners and other AUE schools. The learners must complete successfully all the minors requirements before graduating from their majors. Other Non-Business Programs learners can follow a business minor provided that the courses Prerequisites and Corequisites criteria are met, with the recommendations of their advisors.

Graduation Requirements

In the Bachelor of Business Administration programs, learners must successfully complete a minimum of 100 credit hours, as indicated below: 1. 27 credit hours of General University Required courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 2. 37 credit hours of Core Business Foundation with a minimum GPA of 2.0 3. 12-15 credit hours of Major and Emphasis with a minimum of 2.00 in both the Major GPA and the Cumulative GPA. 4. 6 to 9 (according to emphasis) credit hours of Major electives (Hard) chosen from a predesigned program emphasis elective list. 5. 6 credit hours of Major electives (Soft and Skills-based) chosen from a predesigned program emphasis elective list. 6. 9 credit hours of free elective courses. In the Master's Degree of Business Administration programs, learners holding a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration-related majors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above are accepted. Non- Business Administration learners with a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher can sign for an MBA – after a positive opinion from the Academic Committee and might be required to pass remedial courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5. An MBA learner must successfully complete 39 credit hours as indicated below: 1. 21 credit hours of Core Required courses 2. 12 credit hours of Emphasis Required courses 3. 6 credit hours of Major Elective courses

Business Curriculum Requirements Facts

As precised by the School of Business Study Plan requirements, all business programs are constituted from courses as follows:

University General Requirement Courses: All University Programs must fulfill those courses requirements offered externally to the school of Business. They are designed to constitute an integrative aspect to the university so that a learner signs for the University and not only to an individual Program in a segregated perspective. Those courses are at the core of the liberal education perspective and are designed to equip the student with a 360 ̊ of perspective and competencies needed to breed a multi-intelligence posture.

Business Capstone Experience: In addition to completing the program's foundation courses and theoretical criteria, all business learners must complete a business Capstone Experience. You should complete the business foundation and core first. The business Capstones are senior-level experiences that are writing and speaking intensive, provide for multiple skill development, and integrate the business coursework you have already completed.

Business Diversity Requirement: You must complete at least one course that provides an understanding of business diversity and general diversity perspectives.

Communication Requirement: All business programs require at least one Communication art course requirement. Also, each major and emphasis incorporates communication across the curriculum so that writing and speaking skills are important characteristics of each and every program.

Theoretical Courses: Most of the Business Courses carry a theoretical perspective. This theory usually is validated by following primary references from leading acclaimed edition houses.

Practical Courses: All business programs require at least two practical courses requirements. Also, each major and emphasis incorporates practicums across the curriculum so that practical skills are important characteristics of each and every course throughout the program.

Grade Point Average: A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in business courses is required for graduation.

Mathematics Requirement: All business learners must complete one basic Math course or equivalent-such as applied statistics.

Residency Requirements: AUE programs are essentially full resident-based. All business majors must complete at least 50 percent of the business courses required for their business degree at one of AUE’s campuses. Transfers are calculated based on these criteria.

Program Goals and Outcomes

Any degree in business studies and all business programs and emphases aims to equip the students for the dynamics of today’s global business world with more than necessary skills, ensuring their full congruence with the University and school’s Mission and the United Nation’s SDGs. Our commitment goes beyond sustainability to development. Upon graduation the graduate will:

Generally and broadly:

Have essential knowledge of various disciplines in business.

Possess problem-solving capabilities.

Have an awareness of social and ethical issues.

Be committed to civic engagement.

Use written and oral communication effectively.


Demonstrate essential knowledge acquired in the following disciplines: accounting, economics, finance, management, Human capital management, and marketing…

Propose a solution to a business problem using quantitative and/or qualitative reasoning.

Examine the social and ethical issues involved in a business case.

Demonstrate the process and benefits of being engaged in civic service.

Deliver an effective oral presentation.

Demonstrate effective written communication.

Career Prospects

Job demand for business graduates is always expanding and dominant. Majoring in our programs and emphases of business equip the learner with enough flexibility of attitude to change as the business environment dictate, and Business skills sets enough to make him tall wherever she/he stands. That gives the graduates a wider scope of fields and ensures their easy marketability.

The career areas related to business are voluminous, some of which are:

• General Management

• Entrepreneurship

• Human Resources

• Financial Management

• Banking

• Consulting

• Insurance

• Real Estate and Construction

• Accounting, Audit and Cost Management

• Operations and Project Management

• Marketing and PR

• Market Research

• IT and Info Systems Management

• Transportation and Logistics

• Non-profit and Development