Bachelor of 

Business Administration

Program Description
The Faculty of Business Administration offers two degree programs: B.A. in Business Administration (International program) and B.A. in Business Administration (Thai Program).

Students can choose specific emphasis to focus in their respective degree programs:

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Emphasis International Program Thai Program
Accounting
Management

News Update — Our revised B.B.A curriculum (International & Thai programs) & B.Acc. curriculum (Thai program) have been recently approved by the University Council, and will be implemented in August 2018. The new curriculum for both programs will be shared on this space very soon. Our Thai program page is also currently being updated; stay tuned!

Over the four-year programs, our Business majors will receive knowledge development and skills training that are vocationally oriented. They will also be trained to inherently integrate positive Christian values with sound business principles. At the end of their studies, our Business graduates are employment-ready and of immediate practical relevance to their employers, as well as capable of excellent career development, for our program prepares a strong commencing base.

The Bachelor of Business Administration programs are designed:

  1. To prepare students for a career in business (domestic and international) in the 21st century.
  2. To produce educationally well-rounded individuals, capable of taking their places in their chosen business professions and in the communities which they live.
Quick Facts
Name of Degree and Program:
+ Full Name (English): Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Administration)
+ Abbreviation (English): B.B.A. (Business Administration)
Major: Business Administration
Total Credits: 132 Credits
Curriculum Type: 4-year bachelor’s degree
Language of Instruction (International Program): English
Objectives
Graduates of Bachelor of Business Administration (International Program) will develop a valuable set of skills that are transferable to a range of relevant careers, including:

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • High moral and ethical standards
  • Sense of value for life, people and diversity
  • Good planning and organization
  • Oral and written communication
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Capacity to think creatively, logically and quantitatively
  • Observation, research and development abilities
Career Opportunities
Accounting

  1. Accountant (CPA)
  2. Financial Controller
  3. Financial Manager

Management

  1. Business Owners
  2. Human Resources Manager
  3. Business Manager
  4. Sales Manager
Course Requirements

Bachelor of Business Administration (132 Credits)

General Education Courses (36 Credits)
Humanities (11 Credit Hours)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
Three of the following courses:
RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3) OR
RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
RELT 113 Origins of Life (3) OR
RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
And one of the following courses:
HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization (2)
HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization (2)
HMNT 210 Appreciation of Fine Arts (2)
HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills (2)
MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2)

Language (6 Credit Hours)
ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)
ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)

Mathematics and Science (12 Credit Hours)
CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology (3)
HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3)
MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics (3)
And one of the following courses:
BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3)
CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology (3)
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)

Social Sciences (7 Credit Hours)
EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)
RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3)

Professional Core Courses (51 Credits)
Core Courses (51 Credit Hours)

Literature Courses (12 Credit Hours)
ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I (3)
ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II (3)
BUAD 234 Communication for Business (3)
BUAD 331 Business Law (3)
BUAD 334 Business Ethics & Relations (3)
BUAD 355 International Business (3)
BUAD 499 Business Research Methods (3)
ECON 231 Microeconomics (3)
ECON 232 Macroeconomics (3)
FINC 232 Business Finance (3)
MATH 235 Statistics (3)
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 231 Principles of Management (3)
MNGT 337 Operations Management (3)
MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
MNGT 455 Human Resource Management (3)
MNGT 498 Strategic Management (3)

Emphasis and Elective Courses (39 Credit Hours)
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 following sections.
Accounting Emphasis (39 Credits)
Required Emphasis Courses (30 Credits)
ACCT 221 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
ACCT 222 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
ACCT 321 Advanced Accounting (3)
ACCT 346 Tax Accounting (3)
ACCT 364 Cost Accounting (3)
ACCT 425 Management Accounting (3)
ACCT 443 Financial Analysis and Reporting (3)
ACCT 464 Auditing (3)
ACCT 467 Accounting Information Systems (3)
ACCT 468 Computer Accounting Applications (3)

Elective Emphasis Courses (9 Credits)
ACCT 423 Accounting for Special Organizations (3)
ACCT 431 Current Issues in Accounting (3)
ACCT 485 Professional Internship (3)
CIS 420 Electronic Business (3)
FINC 342 Principles of Financial Planning (3)
FINC 442 Investment Analysis (3)
FINC 484 Advanced Corporate Finance (3)
MNGT 224 Organizational Behavior (3)

Management Emphasis (39 Credits)
Required Emphasis Courses (30 Credit Hours)
ENTR 221 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)
ENTR 367 Growth Strategies for Emerging Enterprises (3)
MNGT 224 Organizational Behavior (3)
MNGT 324 Management and Innovation (3)
MNGT 342 Managerial Accounting (3)
MNGT 345 Quality Management Systems (3)
MNGT 446 Small Business Management (3)
MNGT 463 Leadership & Organizational Change (3)
MNGT 467 Management Information Systems (3)
MNGT 488 Seminar in Current Business Issues (3)

Elective Emphasis Courses (9 Credit Hours)
CIS 420 Electronic Business (3)
ENTR 428 Corporate Entrepreneurship (3)
ENTR 445 Social Entrepreneurship (3)
FINC 442 Investment Analysis (3)
MKTG 321 Selling and Sales Management (3)
MKTG 322 Consumer Behavior (3)
MNGT 368 Management Planning and Control (3)
MNGT 466 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution (3)
MNGT 485 Professional Internship (3)

Free Electives (6 Credits)
Free electives may be taken from any courses offered by any Faculty at the University.
Projected Sequence of Studies (Accounting)
First Year

First Semester

ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I (3)
EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)
HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3)
PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)
RELT 113 Origins of Life (3)
RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
TOTAL 16 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II (3)
CPTR 114 Computer & Info Technology (3)
ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)
MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics (3)
RELB 116 Life and Teaching of Jesus (3) OR
RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

HIST 212 Intro to History of Western Civilization (2) OR
HIST 213 Intro to History of Eastern Civilization (2)
HMNT 210 Appreciation of Fine Arts
HMNT 216 Thai Culture & Basic Conversation (2) OR
MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2) OR
Free Elective (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
TOTAL 5 Credits

Second Year

First Semester

ACCT 221 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3) OR
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)
ECON 231 Microeconomics (3)
MNGT 231 Principles of Management (3)
RELB 215 Ethical Models (3) OR
RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 222 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
BUAD 234 Communication for Business (3)
ECON 232 Macroeconomics (3)
FINC 232 Business Finance (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (3)
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

Major Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 6 Credits

Third Year

First Semester

ACCT 321 Advanced Accounting I (3)
BUAD 331 Business Law (3)
BUAD 355 International Business (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MATH 235 Statistics (3)
MNGT 337 Operations Management (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 346 Tax Accounting (3)
ACCT 364 Cost Accounting (3)
BUAD 334 Business Ethics and Relations (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

ACCT 485 Professional Internship (3) OR
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 3 Credits

Fourth Year

First Semester

ACCT 425 Management Accounting (3)
ACCT 443 Analysis and Financial Reporting (3)
ACCT 467 Accounting Information Systems (3)
BUAD 499 Business Research Methods (2)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 455 Human Resource Management (1)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 465 Auditing (3)
ACCT 468 Computer Accounting Applications (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 498 Strategic Management (3)
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 12 Credits

Projected Sequence of Studies (Management)
First Year

First Semester

ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I (3)
EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3)
PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)
RELT 113 Origins of Life (3)
RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
TOTAL 16 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II (3)
CPTR 114 Computer & Info Technology (3)
ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics (3)
RELB 116 Life and Teaching of Jesus (3) OR
RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

HIST 212 Intro to History of Western Civilization (2) OR
HIST 213 Intro to History of Eastern Civilization (2)
HMNT 210 Appreciation of Fine Arts
HMNT 216 Thai Culture & Basic Conversation (2) OR
MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2) OR
Free Elective (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
TOTAL 5 Credits

Second Year

First Semester

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3) OR
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)
ECON 231 Microeconomics (3)
ENTR 221 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 231 Principles of Management (3)
RELB 215 Ethical Models (3) OR
RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

BUAD 234 Communication for Business (3)
ECON 232 Macroeconomics (3)
FINC 232 Business Finance (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3)
MGNT 224 Organization Behavior (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

Major Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
TOTAL 6 Credits

Third Year

First Semester

BUAD 331 Business Law (3)
BUAD 355 International Business (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MATH 235 Statistics (3)
MNGT 337 Operations Management (3)
MNGT 345 Quality Management Systems (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

BUAD 334 Business Ethics and Relations (3)
ENTR 324 Entre Spirit and Innovation (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 342 Managerial Accounting (3)
MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

MNGT 485 Professional Internship (3) OR
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 3 Credits

Fourth Year

First Semester

BUAD 499 Business Research Methods (3)
ENTR 367 Growth Strategies for Emerging (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 455 Human Resource Management (3)
MNGT 463 Leadership & Organization Change (3)
MNGT 467 Management Information Systems (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

MNGT 446 Small Business Management (3)
MNGT 488 Seminar in Entrepreneurship (3)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development (0)
MNGT 498 Strategic Management (3)
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 12 Credits

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