Jul 16, 2019  
2007-2008 Academic Catalog 
    
2007-2008 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Business Administration (B.B.A.)


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A successful economic future for Egypt and the Middle East is highly concerned with a basic understanding of the principles and practices of business as they apply to firms in a dynamic environment. The business administration curriculum provides students with a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while enabling them to develop expertise in business management and practices. Major emphasis is placed on the role of business in Egypt and the Middle East.

The number of students accepted in the Bachelor of Business Administration program is limited. Some of the available spaces in the program are filled through admission of incoming freshmen to the program while the majority of spaces are filled through the declaration of major process.

  1. Students who have been admitted to the Bachelor of Business Administration program as incoming freshmen must complete the three courses listed below before taking any additional courses in the major.
  2. Students who seek to be admitted to the Bachelor of Business Administration program through the declaration process should apply in their third semester. Students seeking to declare the BBA program must have completed not less than 27 credit hours of study including the three courses listed below. Based on the available space a limited number of students who have successfully completed these courses and who meet the GPA requirements as determined by the department will be accepted in the major.
    1. ACCT  211 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
    2. ECON  201 Introduction to Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
      OR
      ECON 202 Introduction to Microeconomics, 3 cr.
    3. MATH 112 Statistical Reasoning, 3 cr.

 
Students who seek the Bachelor of Business Administration degree are not permitted to have a major or a minor in accounting.

Students must complete a minimum of 127 credit hours for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with no more than 63 hours of courses in the business area.

Core Curriculum (34-46 credits)


Collateral Requirements


All students seeking a Bachelor of Business Administration degree must complete the following collateral requirements (12 credits)

Concentration Requirements (21 credits)


Students seeking a BBA degree must select only one of the following four options:

  1. BBA with a marketing concentration
  2. BBA with a finance concentration
  3. BBA with a management of information systems concentration
  4. BBA with a general business concentration

1. Marketing Concentration (21 credits)


Students seeking a concentration in marketing are required to take the following courses after they complete the business core:

2. Finance Concentration (21 credits)


Students seeking a concentration in finance are required to take the following courses:

3. Management of Information Systems Concentration (21 credits)


Students seeking a concentration in Management of Information Systems (MOIS) are required to take the following courses after they complete the business core:

4. General Business (21 credits)


After completing the business core, students seeking a concentration in general business are required to take seven courses from at least five different functional areas, not to exceed two courses from any single area, at the 300 and 400 levels.

Areas for the General Business Concentration are accounting, finance, international business, management, marketing, management of information systems, and operations management.

Electives (15-27 credits)


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