Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
IAU shall not admit any student who is obviously unqualified or who does not appear to have a reasonable prospect of completing the program. IAU requires either evidence of an earned high school diploma, general education diploma (GED), ability-to-benefit exam (ATB), or the successful completion of a degree demonstrating that the applicant is qualified to complete the undergraduate degree program. The degree must be earned at an appropriately accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.
IAU recommends 1 year of full-time professional work experience.
Possess computer and internet skills sufficient to effectively participate in IAU’s pedagogical model and conduct research at the undergraduate level.
Maximum Total Credit Awarded is 90 units:
Transfer Credit (TRC): 90 units
Standardized Exam Credit (SEC): 90 units
The BBA program aims at developing a student’s intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of business and general education. The program assists the student in understanding and developing the unique leadership qualities required for successfully managing business functions, an organizational unit or an enterprise. The coursework provides students with a solid business foundation in management, supervision, accounting, finance, human resources, business law, information technology, and marketing. Emphasis is on critical thinking, decision-making, and ethical behavior. Students are also offered periodic workshops to assist them in career planning. The BBA program incorporates the latest technology available to enhance the in-class and online learning experience. The BBA program is designed to provide students with opportunities to explore business administration and meet educational goals and enhance their career opportunities.
Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:
- Apply managerial decision making through utilizing best practices in business;
- Interpret business concepts, principles, and financial strategies;
- Apply the principles of leadership and supervision;
- Examine the effects of globalization on their work environment;
- Read and analyze accounting and financial information; and
- Develop a motivation for and appreciate the wisdom of acquiring lifelong learning.
BBA students can specialize and develop additional expertise in a particular area by completing a major. Major designation will appear on transcripts and degree upon completion. We offer the following majors:
PROGRAM MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or online instructional methodologies.
PROGRAM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
- Complete 120 semester units of prescribed curriculum.
- Complete a minimum of TWO internships. Applicable to non-immigrants only.
- Complete all required course work with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Apply for graduation and meet all academic and financial requirements.
- Maintain lawful status.
|BBA Program Modules|
|BBA Program Total Units||120 units|
|General Education Module||15 courses / 45 units|
|Core Module||14 courses / 42 units|
|Major Module||See Details Below|
|Elective Module||See Details Below|
BBA GENERAL EDUCATION + CORE MODULE
All BBA students will be required to complete the same general education & core requirements.
|BBA General Education Module & Core Module||Units|
|BBA General Education Module & Core Module Total Units||96|
|Communication & English |
5 Required Courses
|COM 100 Intro to Mass Communication||3|
|COM 200 Public Speaking||3|
|ENG 100 English Composition||3|
|ENG 200 World Literature I||3|
|ENG 300 Critical Thinking||3|
3 Required Courses
|POL 100 Introduction to Political Science||3|
|PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology||3|
|Math & Sciences |
4 Required Courses
|BUS 150 Business Math||3|
|ENV 100 Introduction to Environmental Science||3|
|INT 100 Introduction to Information Technology||3|
|INT 150 Computer Applications||3|
|Religious Studies |
3 Required Courses
|REL 100 Introduction to Religion||3|
|REL 110 Introduction to the Bible||3|
|REL 200 Religions of the World||3|
|REL 300 The Old Testament||3|
|REL 310 The New Testament||3|
|REL 320 The Gospels||3|
14 Required Courses
|ACC 100 Principles of Financial Accounting||3|
|ACC 200 Principles of Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUS 100 Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS 300 Business Ethics||3|
|BUS 310 Business Law||3|
|BUS 400 Business Strategy and Policy||3|
|ECN 200 Introduction to Microeconomics||3|
|ECN 210 Introduction to Macroeconomics||3|
|ECN 300 Money and Banking||3|
|FIN 300 Fundamentals of Finance||3|
|MGT 300 Principles of Management||3|
|MGT 320 Organizational Theory and Behavior||3|
|MGT400 Operations Management||3|
|MKT 300 Marketing||3|
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR VARIOUS MAJORS
BBA students can specialize and develop additional expertise in a particular area by completing a major.
For the course descriptions, click here.
Assistant Manager (11-9199), Bookkeeper (43-3031), Executive Assistant (43-6011), General Manger Assistant (11-1021), Marketing Assistant (13-1160), Office Assistant (43-6010), Sales Associate (41-3099), Sales Associate Intern (41-0000), Salesperson (41-3000), Second Manager (11-9199).