Business Administration

BACHELOR DEGREE IN BUSINESSADMINISTRATION

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. We build in you team spirit, Commercial awareness (Critically analyze and assess identified entrepreneurial opportunities), Self-employment skills and academic knowledge in understanding the consumer and organization environment

Who should enroll?

  1. Students are wants to be independent (becoming their own boss)
  2. Students who are interested to work in middle and high management position
  3. Students willing to contribute to nation building
  4. Students who wants to work in public and private sectors

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.

Opportunities

  1. A business graduate can pursue higher studies in the same discipline or related discipline
  2. Work in many and varied organizations (both private and public)
  3. Be an entrepreneur and practice what he/ she learnt in class rooms

Courses and credit hours’ distribution

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  
Hist111/112 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  
Art 80 Human Elective 3  
 

B- Business Administration-4 Year Degree Program (63+57 = 120 credits)

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
 Elective Major1 3  
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
Major  Elective Major  Elective 2 3  
Major  Elective Major  Elective 3 3  
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  
Free Elective FE2 3  
Elective Free Elective3 3  
 

THREE MAJOR ELECTIVES SHOULD BE CHOSEN FROM THE FOLLOWING

Course Code Course Name Credit Prerequisite
Fin250 Corporate Finance1 3 Bus120
Eco 323 International Finance 3 Eco 322
Eco 322 International Trade 3 Eco 222
Acc 220 Accounting by Computer 3 Acc 130
Bus 357 E-Commerce 3  
Fin360 Investment1 3 Fin250
MKT380 Marketing strategy 3 MKT311
Fin350 Corporate Finance2 3 Fin250
Eco223 Managerial Economics 3 Eco121, Eco122
Bus211  Engineering Management 3 Bus209
Eco320 Money & Banking 3 Eco122
BUS252 Financial Management 3 ACC130, ECO121
Psych374 Organizational Psychology 3 Psych50
 

Total Credits: 120