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Thomas Walter Center

Thomas Walter Center at Auburn University

Thomas Walter CenterEstablished in 1989 through a generous gift from the Ross Perot Foundation in honor of the center’s namesake, the Thomas Walter Center for Technology Management’s mission is to train engineering and business students in common programs, and to study and improve solutions at the interface between the two disciplines.

The Center’s mission is accomplished through various programs, most visibly the Business-Engineering-Technology curriculum minor for both business and engineering students. The two-year minor (16 credits) provides students with the education and training to develop new products, business models and plans for start-ups while working in a team environment.