DEGREE: BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN MANAGEMENT
Structure and Degree Requirements for Graduation
In order for AUCA student to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (Major: Management), he/she should complete the requirements as outlined in the table below and as described.
General Education Courses
For the general education courses, check the section of general education requirements for details.
Core (Professional) Courses
For the core (professional courses) in Business Administration, check the section of core or professional courses.
General Education Courses: 36 Credits
|Course Code||Name of the Course||Credits|
|ACCT||111||Principles of Accounting I||3|
|*ECON||112||Introduction to Economics||2|
|**PSYC||112||Introduction to Psychology||2|
|***EDPC||215||Human Developmental Psychology||3*|
|EDRE||113||Study and Research Methods||2|
|ENGL||114||English I: English Language and Grammar||2|
|RELB||116||Introduction to Bible Study||2|
|ENGL||122||English II: Writing Skills||2|
|INSY||124||Micro Computer Application||3|
|ENGL||211||English III: Communication Skills||2|
|RELT||221||Philosophy, Science and Religion||2|
* is not taken by students of Business Administration.
** is only taken by students of Business Administration and students of Theology
*** is only taken by students of Theology
Major Courses in Management
|Course||Code||Name of the Course||Credits|
|ACCT||214||Intermediate Accounng I||3|
|MGMT||224||Legal and Social Environment of Business||3|
|FNCE||311||Investment Analysis and PorEolio Management||3|
|MGMT||323||Change and Innova4on Management||3|
|MGMT||326||Interna4onal Business Management||3|
|MGMT||411||Business Organiza4on and Management||3|
|MGMT||417||Total Quality Management||3|
List of Core (Professional) Courses
|Course Code||Name of the Course||Credits|
|MGMT||127||Principles of Management||3|
|ACCT||126||Principles of Accounting II||3|
|MKGT||227||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BSAD||315||Human Resource Management||3|
|BSAD||214||Business Law I||3|
|BSAD||223||Business Law II||2|
|INSY||226||Management Information System||3|
|BSAD||322||Business Research Method||3|
|INAT||323||Internship (Industrial Attachment)||3|
|BSAD||415||Production and Operation Management||3|
|BSAD||422||Research Project (Memoire)||6|
DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COURSES IN MANAGEMENT
MGMT 214 Management of Small and Medium Enterprises 3 credits
This course focuses on creating knowledge and analytical skills through applied research and involvement in the process of managing a small and medium enterprise venture in the contemporary business environment. Students collaborate with selected industry practitioners on an industry-based Research Project (Memoire). This enables students to acquire the basic competencies necessary for entry into a career in a new venture or small and medium business management. Students learn to appreciate the major ingredients in small and medium enterprise success, and special problems that small and medium enterprises may encounter.
MGMT 224 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3 credits
This course is a study of how a business operates within the political, legal, social, cultural, economic, and technological environment. It also explains relationship of a Business to government agencies and government controls, and how business relates its activities to various problems and ethical issues. Prerequisite: ACCT 214.
MGMT 313 Management Theory 3 credits
This course deals with all the thinkers who have made significant contribution to the development of management theory since the turn of 20th century. Many of the theorists strongly disagree with each other some of the differences being so radical that they can never be reconciled. An important outcome of this course is that, although there might be general agreement from time to time on what constitutes best management practices, the theoretical ingredients will tend to vary.
MGMT 316 Risk/Insurance Management 3 credits
This course is a study of different types, sources and causes of risks to both business and persons. It studies how to eliminate/minimize/transfer or avoid risk. It covers topics like risk sharing, risk passing in insurance companies and other agencies. The importance of sound management of insurance plans/ risk management and the government regulations of the insurance/risk management industry, are also of primary importance. Prerequisite: MGMT 214.
MGMT 323 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3 credits
The course introduces students to the investment management process. The coverage includes an introduction to modern portfolio theory, a study of capital asset pricing model (CAPM), asset pricing models (APM), security valuation principles and practices, efficient markets, stock and bond valuation models. It also includes fundamental vs. technical analyses, trading practices, performance evaluation and an introduction to the role of futures and options in hedging and speculations.
MGMT 327 Performance Management 3 credits
This course deals with activities that ensure that goals are consistently being met in an effective and efficient manner. Performance management can focus on performance of the organization, a department, processes to build a product or service, and employees. Information in this course gives students some sense of the overall activities involved in performance management. In this course the following is also discussed: the IT Performance Management, which refers to the monitoring and measurement of relevant metrics to assess the performance of IT resources that can be used in business context. Prerequisite: BSAD 315.
MGMT 326 International Business Management 3 credits
This course deals with special problems encountered by executives in the management of international business operations. Among the subjects considered are the decision process in making investments abroad, relationships with host governments, and organizational and operating problems of the multinational corporation. Topics such as setting strategic goals, human resources management, planning, communications, and control are also discussed in the perspective of the latter. Prerequisite: FNCE 311.
MGMT 323 Change and Innovation Management 3 credits
This course focuses on how to lead a change management and stimulating creativity and innovation within the team. It also deals with how to inspire others and become a role model for innovation and how to maintain a competitive advantage in the business world. Prerequisite: MGMT 224.
MGMT 411 Business Organization and Management 3 credits
This course deals with Business management and discusses classical management duties for planning, direction, reporting, and control. More importantly it focuses on the need to organize and manage capital development as an integral part of the business. Prerequisite: MGMT 327.
MGMT 421 Leadership 3 credits
The course deals with the process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task. Students learn how to create a way for people to contribute in making something extraordinary happen. The course discusses several important aspects of leadership including a description of what leadership is and a description of several popular theories and styles of leadership. It will discuss topics such as the role of emotions and vision, as well as leadership effectiveness and performance, leadership in different contexts, how it may differ from related concepts (i.e. management), and some critiques of leadership as generally conceived. Prerequisite: MGMT 321.
MGMT 417 Total Quality Management 3 credits
This course deals with a set of management practices throughout the organization geared to ensure the organization consistently meets or exceeds customer requirements. This course also places strong focus on process measurement and controls as means of continuous improvement. Prerequisite: MGMT 316.