BUSINESSADMINISTRATION

BACHELOR DEGREE IN BUSINESSADMINISTRATION with Minor in Finance

Overview

The Business Administration program is aimed at helping the students realize and make efficient use of their potentialities to work in an organization or to become an entrepreneur. The minor courses have the same rigor and content as the fundamental courses. The courses are highly complementary.  It provides flexibility in undergraduate studies and better prepares students for jobs. Specialization in certain areas would increase the employability of the students. Job search would be linked to more focused areas and this will increase the potential output of the job seeker.

Who should enroll?

  1. Students who has aptitude to study Finance courses.
  2. Students who want a graduate degree with minor specialization than a generic degree
  3. Students who want to do higher studies in Finance

Minimum Eligibility

  1. Those who have the Secondary High School Omani Certificate or its equivalent approved by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  2. After completing 63 credit hours the student can move to the Bachelor Program in Business Administration.\
  3. To take up a minor the student should score a GPA of 2 in all Business courses.

Opportunities

  1. Specialization in Finance gives the study an edge over others in the job market.
  2. To study post graduate course like MBA in Finance or other Post graduate courses in Finance
  3. Take up job in any organization with emphasis on the specialization area
  4. To become an entrepreneur with innovative skills

 

Course Plan for Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with Minor in Finance

A- Bachelors Degree Program (120 credits)

1st  Year                 Fall Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Sp MS 85

Principles of Speech

3

 

Eng 20

Exposition and Argumentation

3

 

Math3

Pre-Calculus

3

 

IST 50

Introduction to Management & Information System

3

 

Psych 50

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

 

      Note: ER – Entrance requirements

1st  Year                 Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Bus110

Management & Organizational Behavior

3

 

Stat115

Statistic for Business1

3

 

Hist111

Western Civilization

3

 

IST 51

Implementing Information System-User Perspective

3

IST50

Eco 121

Principles of Microeconomics

3

 

 

 

2nd  Year                Fall Semester (18 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Eng60

Writing & Research

3

Eng 20, Spms 85

Bus120

Accounting I

3

 

Bus 209

Fundamentals of Management

3

 

Eco 122

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

 Eco 121

Phil 35

Business Ethics

3

 

Math12

Business Calculus

3

 Math3, Stat115

 

 

2nd  Year                Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Stat 116

Statistics for Business

3

Stat 115

Acc 131

Accounting II

3

Acc 130

IST 211

Web Design

3

 

Eco 75

Economic Development in the Gulf States

3

 

 

Humanities Elective

3

 

 

 

3rd Year                        Fall Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Bus 230

Business Law

3

Bus 110, Eco 121

Eco  221

Intermediate Microeconomics

3

Eco 121, Eco 122

Eng 65

Technical Writing

3

Eng 60

Eco 211

Introduction to Econ Statistics

3

Math 12, Eco 121&122, Stat115

MKT311/ Bus251

Marketing

3

Bus 209 , Bus110

 

 

3rd Year                        Spring Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

 Fin 250

Corporate Finance I

3

 Bus 120

Pol 90

American Government

3

 

Bus 260

Business Operations Management

3

Bus 209, Acc 130

Bus110

Eco 222

Intermediate Macroeconomics

3

Eco 121 & Eco 122

Bus 270

Human Resource Management

3

Bus 209, Bus110

         
 

 

4th Year                Fall Semester (15 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Eng 205

Business English

3

Eng 20/Eng 60

Fin 360

Investment I

3

 

Fin 350

Corporate Finance II

3

Fin 250

Bus320

Managerial Accounting

3

Bus120 & Acc 131

  Free Elective

FE 1

3

 

 

 

4th Year                Spring Semester (12 hrs)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Prerequisite

Bus 280

Strategic Management

3

Bus 251

Bus 397

Capstone Seminar in Business

3

 

Eco 323

International Finance

3

Eco 222

Elective

Free Elective2

3

 

 

Total Credits: 120