Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
IAU requires either evidence of an earned high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) tests, or the successful completion of a 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 experience, in any organization, including, but not limited to, private, public, for-profit, non-profit, start-ups, or established corporate organizations.
Possess computer and internet skills sufficient to effectively participate in IAU’s pedagogical model and conduct research at the undergraduate level.
Evidence of English Proficiency:
IAU requires writing skills at the appropriate level. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English is essential to your success at IAU. If English is not the applicant’s native language, or if an applicant has not had his/her secondary education taught in English, s/he will be required to provide proof of English Proficiency. Since classes are taught in English, an applicant must demonstrate his/her ability to read, write and speak English.
Maximum Total Credit Awarded is 90 units:
Transfer Credit (TRC): 90 units
Standardized Exam Credit (SEC): 90 units
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program aims to develop students’ intellectual ability through an appropriate blending of business and general education. The program assists the student in understanding and developing the unique leadership qualities required to be successful in business functions, an organizational unit, or an enterprise. The coursework provides students with a solid business foundation in the field. An emphasis is on critical thinking, decision-making, and Christian ethical behavior. The BBA degree program is designed to provide students with opportunities to explore business administration and meet educational goals and enhance their career opportunities.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES (PLOs)
Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:
- Develop a broad foundation in general education fields of study with an emphasis on critical thinking
- Acquire a broad understanding of the business field and apply it to a global contemporary business environment
- Demonstrate written and oral communication skills
- Understand the basic concepts of supervision and leadership, and apply leadership skills at the individual and group level
- Understand how Christian teachings, ethical principles, and core personal values are involved in business decision-making, and develop a Christian global perspective with respect for diverse cultures and faiths
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.
- 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 General Education Module & Core Module||Units|
|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 (Choose 3)
|REL 100 Introduction to Religion||3|
|REL 110 Introduction to the Bible||3|
|REL 200 Religions of the World||3|
|REL 300 Global Perspectives on 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|
|MGT 400 Operations Management||3|
|MKT 300 Marketing||3|
11 Required Courses
|The Electives Module requirement can be fulfilled by taking any undergraduate courses that are not already a requirement. Undergraduate course codes are 100-499.||33|
|BBA Total Units||120|
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|11-1021.00||General and Operations Managers|
|11-3011.00||Administrative Services Managers|
|11-3051.00||Industrial Production Managers|
|11-3071.02||Storage and Distribution Managers|
|11-9151.00||Social and Community Service Managers|
|11-9199.01||Regulatory Affairs Managers|
|11-9199.03||Investment Fund Managers|
|11-9199.04||Supply Chain Managers|
|11-9199.08||Loss Prevention Managers|
|11-9199.09||Wind Energy Operations Managers|
|11-9199.10||Wind Energy Project Managers|
|25-1011.00||Business Teachers, Postsecondary|
EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS FILLED BY IAU STUDENTS
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).