Structure of Degree Programs

 

  1. Curriculum structure, credit hours and graduation requirements.

Degree Requirements

Students in Business Administration have the option of concentrating in Accounting, Finance and Banking and Human Resources Management.  Each concentration requires 120 hours for the BBA degree.

A minimum of 120 credits is required as follows:

  • 30 credits of University requirements.
  • 51 credits of Business Core Requirements.
  • 33 credits of Concentration requirements
  • 6 credits of free electives at the 100 level or above.
  • Satisfaction of the internship requirement.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.

 

Graduation Requirements

The BBA program requires completing 120 credit hours to graduate. Of these 120 hours, 30 are General Education requirements, from which 21 are University compulsory requirements and 9 are electives; 9 credit hours are free electives. The remaining 81 hours are dedicated to the Core and Major requirements. These include 51 credit hours for Core Business requirements and 30 dedicated to the Business Major requirements, of which 21 are compulsory and 9 are electives. See tables below for details:

 

BBA Programs Structure

 

Bachelor in Business Administration

 

The business world today is extremely competitive and therefore, a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills are vital to be able to be successful in business profession. By integrating social, cultural and multidisciplinary proficiency, the business professionals can become more effective and they can successfully deal with complex issues emerging in the modern day business.

The College of Business Administration at the University makes every effort to offer quality education in business administration. The College intends to cater to the academic needs of students in the region. It is attempting to accomplish the goal by integrating academic, social and individual skills. The students are provided with regional as well as global perspectives on business education. They will also be given opportunity for stimulating critical thinking skills and enhancing effective interaction and communication abilities. 

Besides, the multidisciplinary skills and proficiencies will facilitate in understanding diverse relationship, and help examining emerging business, economic and governmental trends and issues

In addition to specialization in the field of business administration, the students of this College are expected to develop effective leadership skills that enable them organizing and motivating their workforce to accomplish their organizational goals.  

The curriculum in Business Administration provides students with general education requirements, core requirements in the various disciplines of business, and strong background in its several concentrations.

BBA Program Goals and Objectives

The program has the following goals which can be achieved by its program learning outcomes for Accounting and Finance and Banking that covers the five QFE 7 strands: Knowledge, Skills, Autonomy & Responsibility, Role in Context, and Self Development.

The goals of the BBA program are to:

Communication Skills:

  • develop leaders who are capable of giving and exchanging information within meaningful context and with appropriate delivery and interpersonal skills.

Technical Proficiency:

  • attain the knowledge and skills required to utilize technology to promote life-long learning, to augment leadership development, and to aid in the efficient and effective facilitation of business processes and organizational growth.

Information Research:

  • develop the aptitude and skills required to research, analyze, evaluate, and disseminate information to contribute to the resolution of problems, discover solutions, and for personal and professional growth and knowledge.

Quantitative Reasoning:

  • develop an appreciation and understanding of the use and benefits of quantitative analysis and reasoning.

Critical and Analytical Thinking:

  • attain the skills and aptitude to analytically-linked data, knowledge and insight to make quality business decisions on a timely basis.

Core Subject Proficiency:

  • develop an understanding of the interconnected characteristics of the various functional areas of banks and an organization and to gain the required financial and accounting knowledge and skills to be able of function and succeed in such settings and be able to lead and to adapt to changes in the internal and external environments.

The Objectives of the BBA Program are to:

  • develop students' writing, oral and listening skills to enable them to effectively communicate and interact with peers in organizational and professional levels.
  • assist students in comprehending and appreciating the importance of presenting reliable and pertinent information in a fashion that facilitates understanding on significant issues and decisive facts.
  • disseminate the knowledge and skills to understand and utilize the latest technologies in a business setting in the most effective and capable manner, both professionally and as a tool for life-long learning and development.
  • utilize various sources and techniques to explore the development, advancement, and utilization of accounting, auditing and tax rules and procedures, tools, and information to assist students in understanding and applying these skills in diverse business environments, situations, and requirements
  • develop the skills and knowledge to apply mathematical and numerical reasoning and tools to problem-solving and solution development.
  • impart the necessary skills and aptitude to analytically and methodically utilize current professional accounting theories and their application within the context of business processes.
  • assist students in understanding the need and importance of applying analytical reasoning in the development of reliable and relevant information to users that facilitates understanding and focuses attention on critical issues and key facts.
  • develop students' skills in accounting through the application of knowledge based, research focused, and analytically demanding tools and competencies to define, develop and utilize Finance and Accounting in a professional and business-minded approach.

 

A minimum of 120 credits is required as follows:

Requirements

Compulsory
CR. H.

Elective
CR. H.

Free Elective

CR. H.

Total

CR. H.

General Education Requirement

24

6

-

30

Business Core Requirement

51

-

-

51

Major Requirement

27

6

-

33

Elective Requirements 

-

-

6

6

Total

102

18

120