Students will gain knowledge of the acquisition and contracting processes to include the purchasing of goods and services, pricing, negotiating of contracts, administration of contracts, contract law, and responsibilities from contract award to termination of the contract. An emphasis will be placed upon federal contracting; however, commercial contracting will also be included. This program will include a study of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and students who complete the degree will be eligible for DAU certification.
There are many careers available for students selecting the ACM degree such as:
- Acquisition Specialists/Analysts
- Contracting Specialists
- Acquisition Support Specialists
View the Athens State University catalog to learn more about the requirements for the ACM degree and to see a description of the required courses. Students who do not wish to pursue the ACM major, may select ACM as a minor or earn the ACM certificate. To see the rigorous course expectations, view this sample course syllabus. For more information about the ACM degree, email Dr. Charles Roberts at Charles.Roberts@athens.edu.