Academic

Bachelor of Business Administration

Business Management

Summary

Course objectives

This programme is designed to provide business students with a management qualification for career development purposes. It is suitable for holders of degrees in non-business and management disciplines who require a high-level management qualification. This programme also provides prospective management students with a body of knowledge which will Increase their employment opportunities, prepare them for eventual supervisory and management career in industry and commerce, and provide them with a qualification which will enable them to progress to higher level general management or specialised business programmes at a later stage in their professional, academic or personal careers.

Career Progression

This course will enable you to develop skills so that you can think and act strategically and exert influence in the workplace, enabling you to succeed in the business world. It will help you to gain a competitive edge and drive your career forward, and may also assist a career change, achieve a salary increase, improve promotion prospects or simply broaden horizons and increase marketability.

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this Business Management programme are expected to take up middle as well as higher level management positions in the following areas Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, External Relations, General Administration, Logistics, Operation, Retailing, Business Development, General Trading, Custom Declarations, etc

Structure

This is a 4-year [8-semester] Bachelor of Business Administration degree with specialization in Human Resource Management, Accounting & Finance, Marketing, and Management. Each year has two semesters. The BBA programme covers course work and a long essay/project work. Courses have three minimum credits. The long essay/project work has 6 credits. Each semester’s load will range between 15 and 21 credits. The total minimum number of credits for graduation is 120 and a maximum of 141.

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Business Administration prepares graduates for a wide range of managerial positions in business, government and non-profit organizations. Business administration students acquire fundamental as well as practical and professional skills in all phases of business including decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.
The BBA programme offers area of concentrations that enable students to tailor their degrees to their career and educational goals. Specializations are available in Accounting & Finance, Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing. All students seeking the BBA degree must complete all courses required for graduation including final project work


Subjects

Semester 1
(University Preparation Program)

Semester 2

Code

Course Title

Code

Course Title

ENGL197

Reading Comprehension

ACCT221

Financial Accounting I

ENGL193

Academic and Business Writing

BSAD235

Business Communication

ENGL186

Listening and Speaking Skills

COSC271

Information Technology

ENGL181

Western Civilization

ECON241

Microeconomics

FREN192

Techniques d'Expression

ENGL211

English for Business

MATH189

College Algebra

MATH209

Quantitative Techniques 

MGNT234

Principles of Management


Semester 3

Semester 4

Code

Course Title

Code

Course Title

MKTG211

Principles of Marketing

BSAD325

Financial Management

MGNT221

Organizational Behaviour

MGNT351

The Business Environment

ECON242

Macroeconomics

HRMN333

Human Resource Management

ACCT222

Financial Accounting II

MKTG352

Consumer Behaviour

ACCT231

Cost Accounting I

BSAD341

Business Law I

COSC272

Spreadsheet & Dbase

ENGL313

English for Critical Thinking

ENGL212 English for Academic Purposes    

Semester 5

Semester 6

Code

Course Title

Code

Course Title

BSAD362

International Business Communications

BSAD465

Business Research Methods

BSAD399

Project Management

MKTG446

Strategic Marketing Management

BSAD352

Business Ethics

MGNT456

Leadership Studies

MKTG324

Customer Relationship Management

BSAD449

Total Quality Management

COSC372

Management Information System (MIS)

COSC422

Computer Application to Business & Finance

BSAD342

Business Law II

BSAD425

Corporate Strategy and Planning

BKFN305 Principles of Banking

Semester 7

Semester 8

Code

Course Title

Code

Course Title

BSAD415

International Business Case Study

BSAD498

Thesis Writing

BSAD450

Entrepreneurship Development

COSC486

Seminar 1

BSAD475

Managing Risks in SMEs

BSAD489

Seminar 2

BSAD477

International Trade & Payment

HRMN488

Seminar3

MGNT433

Contemporary Development in Business

BSAD499

Thesis Defense


Grading & Class of degree

Grades shall be given as symbols with quality points per symbol as shown below

MARKS

GRADE

EXPLANATION

QUALITY POINT

91-100

A+

OUTSTANDING

4.00

86-90

A

EXCELLENT

3.60

81-85

A-

REMARKABLE

3.40

76-80

B+

VERY GOOD

3.20

71-75

B

RELATIVELY GOOD

3.00

65-70

B-

GOOD

2.80

56-64

C+

PASS

2.56

51-55

C

Marginal PASS

2.00

0-50

F

FAIL

0

Class of Degree

HONOURS

CGPA

First Class

3.50 - 4.00

Second Class (upper Div.)

3.00 - 3.49

Second Class (lower Div.)

2.50 -2.99

Third Class

2.00 -2.49

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