General Education Courses: 36 credits

Humanities (11 credits)

  • GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development* (0 credits)
    *This subject is required for every semester
  • Three of the following courses:
    RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3 credits)
    RELB 215 Ethical Models (3 credits)
    RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3 credits)
    RELT 113 Origins of Life (3 credits)
    RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3 credits)
    RELT 213 Human Destiny (3 credits)
    Any RELB course may be substituted for one of the above courses
  • And one of the following courses:
    HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization (2 credits)
    HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization (2 credits)
    HMNT 210 Appreciation of Fine Arts (2 credits)
    HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills** (2 credits)
    MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2 credits)
    **This subject is not for Thai students

Language (6 credits)

  • ENGL 111 English Composition I (3 credits)
  • ENGL 112 English Composition II (3 credits)

Mathematics and Science (12 credits)

  • CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology (3 credits)
  • HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3 credits)
  • MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics (3 credits)
  • And one of the following courses:
    BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3 credits)
    ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3 credits)

Social Sciences (7 credits)

  • EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1 credits)
  • PSYC 115 General Psychology (3 credits)
  • RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3 credits)

 

Professional Courses: 90 credits

Core Courses: 51 credits

  • ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I (3 credits)
  • ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II (3 credits)
  • BUAD 134 Business Communication (3 credits)
  • BUAD 331 Business Law (3 credits)
  • BUAD 437 Business Ethics (3 credits)
  • BUAD 456 Global Business (3 credits)
  • BUAD 499 Business Research Methods (3 credits)
  • ECON 233 Business Economics (3 credits)
  • ENTR 238 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3 credits)
  • FINC 332 Business Finance (3 credits)
  • MATH 235 Statistics (3 credits)
  • MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • MNGT 131 Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 234 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 335 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MNGT 378 Project Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 498 Strategic Management (3 credits)

Emphasis and Elective Courses (39 Credit Hours)

  • Major Required Courses: 30 credits
  • Major Electives Courses: 9 Credits

Note: A Business student may choose an area of Emphasis from clusters of major courses listed in accounting or management. The courses and credit hour requirements in each area of emphasis are listed in the Emphasis Courses section.

 

Free Electives: 6 credits

Students may choose 6 credits from any courses offered by any Faculty at Asia-Pacific International University.

Area of Emphasis: Accounting

Major Required Courses: 30 credits

  • ACCT 221 Intermediate Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACCT 222 Intermediate Accounting II (3 credits)
  • ACCT 321 Advanced Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 363 Cost Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 364 Management Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 446 Tax Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 463 Financial Analysis and Reporting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 464 Auditing (3 credits)
  • ACCT 467 Accounting Information Systems (3 credits)
  • ACCT 468 Accounting Software Packages (3 credits)

Major Electives Courses: 9 Credits

  • ACCT 423 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations (3 credits)
  • ACCT442 Current Issues in Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 485 Professional Internship (3 credits)
  • BUAD 427 Business Project (3 credits)
  • FINC 342 Personal Financial Planning (3 credits)
  • FINC 442 Investment Analysis (3 credits)
  • FINC 484 Advanced Corporate Finance (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Management

Major Required Courses: 30 credits

  • MKTG 325 Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
  • MKTG 446 Global Marketing Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 225 Electronic Business (3 credits)
  • MNGT 248 Operations Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 343 Creativity and Innovation Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 368 Management Information Systems (3 credits)
  • MNGT 447 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 465 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (3 credits)
  • MNGT 468 Leadership and Change Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 489 Seminar in Current Business Issues (3 credits)

Major Electives Courses: 9 Credits

  • ACCT 468 Accounting Software Packages (3 credits)
  • BUAD 427 Business Project (3 credits)
  • ENTR 428 Corporate Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • FINC 342 Personal Financial Planning (3 credits)
  • FINC 442 Investment Analysis (3 credits)
  • MKTG 321 Selling and Sales Management (3 credits)
  • MNGT 342 Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • MNGT 485 Professional Internship (3 credits)

First Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I3
EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education1
ENGL 111 English Composition I3
HLED 117 Health & Fitness3
PSYC 115 General Psychology3
RELT 113 Origins of life or3
RELB 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission
Total16

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II3
CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology3
ENGL 112 English Composition II3
MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics3
RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus or3
RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs
Total15

Summer Session

Course TitleCredits
HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization or2
HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization or
HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills
Free Elective3
Total5

Second Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 221 Intermediate Accounting I3
ECON 233 Business Economics3
MATH 235 Statistics3
MNGT 231 Principles of Management3
RELB 215 Ethical Models or3
RELT 213 Human Destiny
Total15

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 222 Intermediate Accounting II3
BUAD 134 Business Communication3
ENTR 238 The Entrepreneurial Mindset3
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing3
MNGT 234 Human Resource Management3
Total15

Third Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
BIOL 211 Principles of Biology or3
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment
BUAD 331 Business Law3
MNGT 335 Organizational Behaviour3
ACCT 321 Advanced Accounting3
ACCT 363 Cost Accounting3
Total15

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
FINC 332 Business Finance3
MNGT 378 Project Management3
RELP 312 Marriage & Family3
ACCT 364 Management Accounting3
Major Elective3
Total15

Summer Session

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 485 Professional Internship or3
1 Major Elective and3
1 Free Elective3
Total3 or 6

Fourth Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
BUAD 437 Business Ethics3
BUAD 499 Business Research Methods3
ACCT 457 Financial Analysis and Reporting3
ACCT 467 Accounting Information Systems3
Major Elective3
Total15

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
BUAD 456 Global Business3
ACCT 446 Tax Accounting3
ACCT 464 Auditing3
ACCT 468 Accounting Software Packages3
MNGT 498 Strategic Management3
Free Elective (if needed)3
Total15 or 18

First Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 131Accounting Principles I3
EDUC 111Orientation to Higher Education1
ENGL 111English Composition I3
HLED 117Health & Fitness3
PSYC 115General Psychology3
RELT 113Origins of life or3
RELB 271Adventist Heritage and Mission
Total16

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 132Accounting Principles II3
CPTR 114Computer and Information Technology3
ENGL 112English Composition II3
MATH 112Survey of Mathematics3
RELB 116Life and Teachings of Jesus or3
RELT 150Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs
Total15

Summer Session

CodeCourse TitleCredits
HIST 212Introduction to History of Western Civilization or2
HIST 213Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization or
HMNT 216Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills
Free Elective3
Total5

Second Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 221Intermediate Accounting I3
ECON 233Business Economics3
MATH 235Statistics3
MNGT 231Principles of Management3
RELB 215Ethical Models or3
RELT 213Human Destiny
Total15

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 222Intermediate Accounting II3
BUAD 134Business Communication3
ENTR 238The Entrepreneurial Mindset3
MKTG 232Principles of Marketing3
MNGT 234Human Resource Management3
Total15

Third Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 211Principles of Biology or3
ENSC 211Understanding Our Environment
BUAD 331Business Law3
MNGT 335Organizational Behaviour3
ACCT 321Advanced Accounting3
ACCT 363Cost Accounting3
Total15

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
FINC 332Business Finance3
MNGT 378Project Management3
RELP 312Marriage & Family3
ACCT 364Management Accounting3
Major Elective3
Total15

Summer Session

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 485Professional Internship or3
1 Major Elective and3
1 Free Elective3
Total3 or 6

Fourth Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BUAD 437Business Ethics3
BUAD 499Business Research Methods3
ACCT 457Financial Analysis and Reporting3
ACCT 467Accounting Information Systems3
Major Elective3
Total15

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BUAD 456Global Business3
ACCT 446Tax Accounting3
ACCT 464Auditing3
ACCT 468Accounting Software Packages3
MNGT 498Strategic Management3
Free Elective (if needed)3
Total15 or 18

First Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
MNGT 131 Principles of Management3
EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education1
ENGL 111 English Composition I3
HLED 117 Health & Fitness3
PSYC 115 General Psychology3
RELT 113 Origins of life or3
RELB 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission
Total16

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
BUAD 134 Business Communication3
CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology3
ENGL 112 English Composition II3
MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics3
RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus or3
RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs
Total15

Summer Session

Course TitleCredits
HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization or2
HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization or
HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills
Free Elective3
Total5

Second Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I3
ECON 233 Business Economics3
MATH 235 Statistics3
MNGT 231 Principles of Management3
RELB 215 Ethical Models or3
RELT 213 Human Destiny
Total15

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II3
MNGT 248 Operations Management3
ENTR 238 The Entrepreneurial Mindset3
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing3
MNGT 234 Human Resource Management3
Total15

Third Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
BIOL 211 Principles of Biology or3
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment
BUAD 331 Business Law3
MNGT 335 Organizational Behaviour3
MNGT 343 Creativity and Innovation Management3
MKTG 325 Consumer Behaviour3
Total15

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
FINC 332 Business Finance3
MNGT 378 Project Management3
RELP 312 Marriage & Family3
MNGT 368 Management Information Systems3
Major Elective3
Total15

Summer Session

Course TitleCredits
MNGT 485 Professional Internship or3
1 Major Elective and3
1 Free Elective3
Total3 or 6

Fourth Year

First Semester

Course TitleCredits
BUAD 437 Business Ethics3
BUAD 499 Business Research Methods3
MNGT 465 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution3
MNGT 447 Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
MNGT 489 Seminar in Current Business Issues3
Total15

Second Semester

Course TitleCredits
BUAD 456 Global Business3
MNGT 446 Global Marketing Management3
MNGT 468 Leadership and Change Management3
MNGT 498 Strategic Management3
Major Elective3
Free Elective (if needed)3
Total15 or 18

First Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
MNGT 131Principles of Management3
EDUC 111Orientation to Higher Education1
ENGL 111English Composition I3
HLED 117Health & Fitness3
PSYC 115General Psychology3
RELT 113Origins of life or3
RELB 271Adventist Heritage and Mission
Total16

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BUAD 134Business Communication3
CPTR 114Computer and Information Technology3
ENGL 112English Composition II3
MATH 112Survey of Mathematics3
RELB 116Life and Teachings of Jesus or3
RELT 150Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs
Total15

Summer Session

CodeCourse TitleCredits
HIST 212Introduction to History of Western Civilization or2
HIST 213Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization or
HMNT 216Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills
Free Elective3
Total5

Second Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 131Accounting Principles I3
ECON 233Business Economics3
MATH 235Statistics3
MNGT 231Principles of Management3
RELB 215Ethical Models or3
RELT 213Human Destiny
Total15

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 132Accounting Principles II3
MNGT 248Operations Management3
ENTR 238The Entrepreneurial Mindset3
MKTG 232Principles of Marketing3
MNGT 234Human Resource Management3
Total15

Third Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 211Principles of Biology or3
ENSC 211Understanding Our Environment
BUAD 331Business Law3
MNGT 335Organizational Behaviour3
MNGT 343Creativity and Innovation Management3
MKTG 325Consumer Behaviour3
Total15

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
FINC 332Business Finance3
MNGT 378Project Management3
RELP 312Marriage & Family3
MNGT 368Management Information Systems3
Major Elective3
Total15

Summer Session

CodeCourse TitleCredits
MNGT 485Professional Internship or3
1 Major Elective and3
1 Free Elective3
Total3 or 6

Fourth Year

First Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BUAD 437Business Ethics3
BUAD 499Business Research Methods3
MNGT 465Negotiation and Conflict Resolution3
MNGT 447Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
MNGT 489Seminar in Current Business Issues3
Total15

Second Semester

CodeCourse TitleCredits
BUAD 456Global Business3
MNGT 446Global Marketing Management3
MNGT 468Leadership and Change Management3
MNGT 498Strategic Management3
Major Elective3
Free Elective (if needed)3
Total15 or 18

The General Education Learning Outcomes

1. Ethics and Morals
Learning Outcomes

  1. Has moral standards, adheres to an ethical code of conduct in professional life, and serves as a role model to others.
  2. Is honest and faithful to oneself and to others.
  3. Has a sacrificial spirit, a heart for public service, and understands oneself and others.
  4. Has self-discipline and a sense of responsibility, respects others’ rights, and is a good listener.
  5. Respects the rules and regulations of organizations and society.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Faculty members are good role models and instill the value of honesty while teaching classes.
  2. Establish rules that promote self-discipline and a sense of responsibility, such as punctuality dress code and academic honesty.
  3. Encourage students to participate in and organize activities that provide academic and professional services to society.
  4. Encourage students to participate in/ organize activities that build Ethics and Moral Values.
  5. Teach through actual situations.
  6. Teach through lectures.
  7. Special lectures by experienced persons.
  8. Teach through discussions.
  9. Personal or group assignments.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate from submission of assignments.
  2. Evaluate from punctual attendance.
  3. Evaluate from self-discipline via appropriate dress and following of university rules and regulations.
  4. Evaluate from student participation in activities.
  5. Evaluate from student responsible on the assignments.
  6. Evaluate from behavioral observation and student participation in class.
  7. Evaluate by using examinations.

2. Knowledge
Learning Outcomes

  1. Understands fundamental concepts and principles in various fields including the Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences and Languages.
  2. Has a knowledge and understanding of principles, theories and concepts in knowledge that are studied.
  3. Is able to analyze and explain the principles of courses that are studied.
  4. Is able to integrate and apply knowledge appropriately in real-life situations.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Teach through lectures include a variety of teaching methodologies based on course content that emphasize student-centered.
  2. Teach through discussions.
  3. Teach through practice in laboratory.
  4. Teach through project-based instruction.
  5. Teach through self-study.
  6. Using situations, problems and case studies.
  7. Using actual situations.
  8. Emphasize participative learning by using collaborative and cooperative methodology.
  9. Personal or group assignments.
  10. Field trips.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Sectional quizzes, midterm examination and final examination.
  2. Case study analysis reports.
  3. Practice assessment.
  4. Report/Project assessment.
  5. Presentation assessment.
  6. Self-assessment, Peer assessment, Teacher assessment.
  7. Behavioral Observation and student participation in class.

3. Cognitive Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Understands concepts and is able to think systematically.
  2. Able to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate problems by using knowledge obtained through study.
  3. Able to apply knowledge to solve problems in various situations properly and appropriately.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Teach through discussions to foster analytical thinking.
  2. Teach through problem-based learning or case studies related to course content.
  3. Teach through experiential learning with actual situations, field trips.
  4. Emphasize application of theory in actual situations.
  5. Teach through self-study.
  6. Personal or group assignments.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate by using examinations.
  2. Case study analysis reports.
  3. Evaluate from problem solving processes and analytical performance.
  4. Evaluate from actual work performance.
  5. Report/Project assessment.
  6. Presentation assessment.

4. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility
Learning Outcomes

  1. Has good human relation skills, is able to adapt to situations and organizational culture.
  2. Is responsible to society, organizations, and for assigned work.
  3. Able to assume the roles of either a leader or a follower in various circumstances.

Teaching Strategies

  1. (1) Use a variety of teaching methodologies that emphasize student-centered learning by using problems, case studies and actual situations.
    (2) Emphasize interaction between student and student, student and teacher, student and service recipient.
    (3) Organize group activities to foster the roles of leader and follower.
    (4) Organize learning from practical activities or projects that promotes team work and leadership skills.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate students’ interpersonal skills and sense of responsibility by using cooperative learning methods.
  2. Self-assessment, Peer assessment, Teacher assessment.
  3. Behavioral observation and student participation.
  4. Evaluate learner on leadership skills and how they assume the roles of leader and follower in different kinds of situations.
  5. Evaluate ability to work with others and as a team.
  6. Evaluate the responsiveness from the practical section.

5. Quantitative Analytical, Communication and Information Technology Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Able to use knowledge in mathematics or statistics to analyze data and present it in a suitable manner.
  2. Able to communicate with others appropriately through listening, speaking, reading, writing, and presenting information.
  3. Able to use information technology skills to search for, collect, analyze, and present data properly.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Organize activities that emphasize quantitative analytical skills through practice exercises, solving mathematical or statistical problems, and applying these principles in actual situations.
  2. Organize activities that emphasize the communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and presenting.
  3. Provide learning experience in selecting and using information technology to search for data and communicates it clearly in many formats.
  4. Provide learning experience in presenting information that is appropriate in terms of the audience, content, and channel.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate numerical skills through examinations.
  2. Evaluate communication skills through examinations, observation, or assignments that measure listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
  3. Evaluate information technology skills through examinations, project reports and presentations.

The Professional Learning Outcomes

1. Ethics and Morals
Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and acquire values, ethics, and morals in business administration
  2. Be honest and learn self-discipline with regards to time and responsibility to oneself, to one’s profession, and to society
  3. Demonstrate personal skills in respecting others, leading, and following in a group or team work.
  4. Respect rules and regulations of organizations and society.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Establish an organizational culture that fosters self-discipline in students by class attendance regulations
  2. Learning from actual situations
  3. Learning from group role play by practicing leader and follower roles
  4. Learning from case studies related to moral and ethical issues
  5. Establish rules that promote honesty, such as rules about plagiarism
  6. Integrate moral and ethical standards into all courses, and organize moral and ethical activities

Evaluation Methods

  • There are different types of evaluation during the class period, after class, and after graduation. This evaluation includes student self assessment, along with evaluation by peers, teachers, and internship work supervisors. The evaluation methods include interviews, observation, questionnaires, focus groups, recording notes, and other related measurements. The contents of the evaluation include at least the following: class attendance, submission of assignments, participating in activities, doing high quality work, self discipline, responsiveness, and work performance.

2. Knowledge
Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire knowledge and understanding of the principles and theories pertinent to the field of studies
  2. Exhibit ability to analyze problems and to understand and explain the needs in the business area
  3. Show interest and be cognizant of recent and ongoing knowledge developments in the field of studies
  4. Display a broad knowledge within the field of studies
  5. Foster the integration of what is learnt with other related disciplines

Teaching Strategies

  1. Emphasize theory and application in actual situations
  2. Emphasize participative learning
  3. Use problems and case studies
  4. Learn from actual situations and field trips
  5. Lecturing and discussion
  6. Research, analysis, and independent study
  7. Selected topic presentations and group study

Evaluation Methods

  1. Sectional quizzes
  2. Midterm and final examination
  3. Student reports and assignments
  4. Case study analysis reports
  5. Independent study and projects
  6. Class presentations

3. Cognitive Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Think systematically and holistically
  2. Be able to search, define, and evaluate information for solving problems creatively
  3. Be able to apply knowledge and skills to solve business problems appropriately

Teaching Strategies

  1. Case studies
  2. Group discussion
  3. Independent study
  4. Projects

Evaluation Methods

  1. Ability to analyze and solve problems in case studies
  2. Evaluate from problem solving processes, independent study, and analytical performance, such as case study analysis presentations, independent study reports, group discussion reports, and seminars

4. Interpersonal Skills and Shouldering of Responsibility
Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to communicate effectively to different groups of people
  2. Be able to assist and facilitate problem solving in different situations in individual or group contexts, both as a leader and a team member
  3. Responsible for individual work and/or group work and professional development

Teaching Strategies

  1. Emphasize interaction between student and student, student and teacher, student and service recipient
  2. Organize group activities to foster the roles of leader and follower
  3. Organize learning from practical activities that promotes team work and leadership skills
  4. Organize learning from practical activities that promotes team work in multicultural situations

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate learners on how they assume the roles of leader and follower
  2. Evaluate leadership skills in different kinds of situations
  3. Evaluate ability to work with others and as teams
  4. Evaluate responsiveness from practical activities

5. Quantitative Analytical, Communication, and IT Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate skills in applying quantitative tools for problem solving
  2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in oral and/or written formats
  3. Be able to choose appropriate types of media for presentations

Teaching Strategies

  1. Organize activities that emphasize communication skills in speaking, listening, and writing between two people and with groups.
  2. Provide learning experience in selecting and using information technology for communication.
  3. Provide learning experience in selecting, using information, and presenting information that is appropriate in terms of the audience, content, and channel employed.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluation on learning activities by observation and assessment of speaking and writing skills.
  2. Listening assessment
  3. Analysis of information by examining documents, case study analysis reports, research output, and independent study.