Bachelor of 

Business Administration
(International Program)

Program Description

The Faculty of Business Administration offers a full-time bachelor’s degree in the International program: B.A. in Business Administration (International program) 

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
+ Abbreviation (English): B.B.A.
Major:
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
  • Business Coordinator
  • Office administrator
  • Human resource officer
  • Accountant
  • Financial officer
  • Banking officer
  • Computer information systems officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing officer
  • Sale representative
  • Business-related work
Course Requirements

Bachelor of Business Administration (132 Credits)

General Education Courses (36 Credits)

Humanities (11 credits)

  • GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development* 0 (1-0-0)
    *This subject is required for every regular semester
  • Three of the following courses:
    RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3)
    RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
    RELB 215 Ethical Models (3)
    RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
    RELT 113 Origins of Life (3)
    RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
    Any religious 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)
    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)
    **This course is not for Thai students

Language (6 credits)

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

Mathematics and Science (12 credits)

  • 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)
    ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)

Social Sciences (7 Credits)

  • EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
  • PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)
  • RELP 312 Marriage & Family (3)
Professional Core Courses (51 Credits)

Core Courses (51 Credit Hours)

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

Major Required Courses (30 Credits)

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

Major Electives Courses (9 Credits)

  • ACCT 423 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations (3)
  • ACCT442 Current Issues in Accounting (3)
  • ACCT 485 Professional Internship (3)
  • BUAD 427 Business Project (3)
  • FINC 342 Personal Financial Planning (3)
  • FINC 442 Investment Analysis (3)
  • FINC 484 Advanced Corporate Finance (3)
Management Emphasis (39 Credits)

Major Required Courses (30 Credits)

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

Major Electives Courses (9 Credits)

  • ACCT 468 Accounting Software Packages (3)
  • BUAD 427 Business Project (3)
  • ENTR 428 Corporate Entrepreneurship (3)
  • FINC 342 Personal Financial Planning (3)
  • FINC 442 Investment Analysis (3)
  • MKTG 321 Selling and Sales Management (3)
  • MNGT 342 Managerial Accounting (3)
  • MNGT 485 Professional Internship (3)
Free Electives (6 Credits)

Students may choose 6 credits from any courses offered by any Faculty at Asia-Pacific International 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)
RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
TOTAL 16 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II (3)
CPTR 114 Computer and Information 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) OR
HMNT 216 Thai Culture & Basic Conversation (2) 
Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 5 Credits

Second Year

First Semester

ACCT 221 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
ECON 233 Business Economics (3)
MATH 235 Statistics (3)
MNGT 131 Principles of Management (3)
RELB 215 Ethical Models (3) or
RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 222 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
BUAD 134 Business Communication (3)
ENTR 238 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3)
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 234 Human Resource Management (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Third Year

First Semester

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3) OR 
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)
BUAD 331 Business Law (3)
MNGT 335 Organizational Behaviour (3)
ACCT 321 Advanced Accounting (3)
ACCT 363 Cost Accounting (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

FINC 332 Business Finance (3)
MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
RELP 312 Marriage & Family (3)
ACCT 364 Management Accounting (3)
Major Elective (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

ACCT 485 Professional Internship (3) OR
Major Elective (3) & Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 3 (or 6) Credits

Fourth Year

First Semester

BUAD 437 Business Ethics (3)
BUAD 499 Business Research Methods (3)
ACCT 457 Financial Analysis and Reporting (3)
ACCT 467 Accounting Information Systems (3)
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

BUAD 456 Global Business (3)
ACCT 446 Tax Accounting (3)
ACCT 464 Auditing (3)
ACCT 468 Accounting Software Packages (3)
MNGT 498 Strategic Management 
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 15 (or 18) Credits

Projected Sequence of Studies (Management)
First Year

First Semester

MNGT 131 Principles of Management (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) OR
RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
TOTAL 16 Credits

Second Semester

BUAD 134 Business Communication (3)
CPTR 114 Computer and Information 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) OR
HMNT 216 Thai Culture & Basic Conversation Skills (2) OR
Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 5 Credits

Second Year

First Semester

ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I (3)
ECON 233 Business Economics (3)
MATH 235 Statistics (3)
MNGT 225 Electronic Business (3)
RELB 215 Ethical Models (3) OR
RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

ACCT 132 Accounting Principles II (3)
MNGT 248 Operations Management (3)
ENTR 238 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3)
MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 234 Human Resource Management (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Third Year

First Semester

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3) or
ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)
BUAD 331 Business Law (3)
MNGT 335 Organizational Behaviour (3)
MNGT 343 Creativity and Innovation Management (3)
MKTG 325 Consumer Behaviour (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

FINC 332 Business Finance (3)
MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
RELP 312 Marriage & Family (3)
MNGT 368 Management Information Systems (3)
Major Elective (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Summer

MNGT 485 Professional Internship (3) OR
Major Elective (3) AND Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 3 (or 6) Credits

Fourth Year

First Semester

BUAD 437 Business Ethics (3)
BUAD 499 Business Research Methods (3)
MNGT 465 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (3)
MNGT 447 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3)
MNGT 489 Seminar in Current Business Issues (3)

TOTAL 15 Credits

Second Semester

BUAD 456 Global Business (3)
MNGT 446 Global Marketing Management (3)
MNGT 468 Leadership and Change Management (3)
MNGT 498 Strategic Management (3)
Major Elective (3)
Free Elective (if needed) (3)

TOTAL 15 (or 18) Credits