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Program’s Academic Plan

Philosophy

The BBA program is for fresh University entrants interested in leading careers in the business world. The curriculum emphasizes both analytical and soft skill areas such as leadership, decision-making and ethical reasoning.

Admission to the Program

There is one admission deadline a year:

  • Early admission for Fall 2021–22: Till April 25, 2021
  • Regular Fall Semester admission 2021–22: Till June 31, 2021

Criteria for Admission to the Business Administration Program

Students admitted into the program are either sophomore to the BBA program through direct admission or through transfer from other faculties at the University.

Direct Admission

Direct admission applies to those students who are directly admitted from secondary school into the sophomore class at the Faculty of Business Administration. Students are advised to review the Admissions section of this catalogue for complete and detailed information regarding admission to the University. All direct admissions are decided by the Admissions Office.

Transfer into the Faculty of Business Administration

students from other faculties at the University may apply for a transfer to the Faculty of Business Administration and work toward a BBA degree after meeting the requirements of the admission office. Students applying for transfer must not be on probation.

Final admission decisions into the Faculty of Business Administration depend on the quality of the eligible applicant pool and the number of available places for the term in question.

 



Academic Advisors

Every student is assigned to an academic advisor. The advisor plays the role of the student’s mentor and directs the student in choosing his/her courses and in any academic matter. The adviser communicates and embodies the culture of the institution and guides the students through the curriculum. In addition, the adviser helps the students in assessing career opportunities or future graduate studies opportunities.

Course Load

Students may also petition to register for a higher number of credits. Full-time students must register for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester. Students may, under special conditions, register for less than 12 credits provided they get the approval of the Faculty Academic and Curriculum Committee. Students can register normally for up to 18 credits per semester. The approval will depend on their previous academic performance (normally, second and third year students with an average of at least 80 or an average of at least 80 in the last two semesters are given such permission).

Program Outline

The undergraduate program, leading to a BBA degree, requires students to complete 96 credit hours for those joining the University as sophomores.

Of the total 96 required credits:

o 9 credits General Education Mandatory Courses

o 15 credits General Education Elective courses (Non-Business courses). those include courses in History, Philosophy, Arts, Sociology, Political Science or Psychology.

o 53 credits are core business courses and include the following courses:

  • ACCO 202 Financial Accounting I
  • ACCO 301 Financial Accounting II
  • ACCO 403 Managerial Accounting
  • BUSS 202 Business Plan Workshop
  • BUSS 203 Design Thinking
  • BUSS 303 Business Law
  • BUSS 208 Business Statistics
  • BUSS 307 Corporate Social Responsibility
  • BUSS 310 Internship
  • BUSS 311 Business Research Methods
  • ECON 205 Micro-Economics
  • ECON 206 Macro-Economics
  • FINA 302 Business Finance
  • MATH 207 Business Math
  • MGMT 203 Principles of Management
  • MGMT 301 Employability Skills
  • MGMT 304 Legal Environment of Business
  • MGMT 309 Entrepreneurship
  • MKTG 204Principles of Marketing

o 18 credits are Business elective courses which could be completed in one of the following concentration areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing and Retail


Students need to take at least 5 courses in their core area and 1 course from other concentration in order to earn a Bachelor degree in a specific concentration. Students have the option of choosing their 6 concentration courses (18 credits) from several concentrations and will earn a generic degree in Business Administration. 

Students have the option to register for a minor degree in other concentration. they should complete 5 courses (15 credits) in the same concentration to be granted a minor degree.

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