DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BSAD)

The Department of Business Administration offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business and information systems that stimulate and challenge students to search for knowledge, achieve mastery of analytical tools, display critical thinking, and become well prepared for service in a multicultural and global environment.

The mission of the department is to provide students with superior education and to offer them the opportunity to develop talents that will prepare them for careers as business leaders in a competitive world.

The department offers the following degree programs:

Bachelor of Business Administration

The BBA degree provides students with a solid background in core business subjects and concentrations in specific disciplines such as: Accounting, Finance and Banking, Information Systems, International Business, Management, and Marketing. Students must complete 97 credits comprising General Education, Core Business, and Concentration courses in a special field selected by the student.

Accounting Concentration
General Education Courses cr
COMM211 Communication Skills 3
CPTR208 Foundations of Information Technology 2
ENLG211 English Composition I 3
ENLG212 English Composition II 3
ENLG215 Research Methodology 2
HLED110 Principles of Healthful Living 2
PEAC___ Physical Education Course 1
PHIL241 Ethics in Modern Society 3
RLGN274 God and Human Life 3
SOCI101 Learning for Life 1
SOCI200 Philosophy of Service 2
3 credits from:
ARAB101 Arabic for Beginners I 3
ARAB211 Arabic Language Skills 3
3 credits from:
RLGN212 Jesus in His Time and Ours 3
RLGN213 Old Testament Survey 3
RLGN214 New Testament Survey 3
RLGN282 Introduction to World Religions 3
3 credits from:
PSYC201 General Psychology 3
SOCI210 General Sociology 3
Core Courses cr
ACCT221 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT222 Principles of Accounting II 3
BSAD341 Business Law 3
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3
BSAD475 Operations Management 3
BSAD494 Business Strategy and Decisions 3
CPTR215 Information Systems Theory and Application 3
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FNCE317 Business Finance 3
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT285 Elementary Statistics 3
Major Courses cr
ACCT321 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT322 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT330 Cost and Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT425 Taxation 3
ACCT456 Advanced Accounting 3
ACCT465 Auditing 3
6 credits from:
ACCT355 International Accounting 3
ACCT397 Topics in 1
ACCT455 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations 3
ACCT476 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT487 Internship in 3
ACCT497 Advanced Topics in 1
BSAD395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
FNCE397 Investments 3
Total Credits 97
Finance and Banking Concentration
General Education Courses cr
COMM211 Communication Skills 3
CPTR208 Foundations of Information Technology 2
ENLG211 English Composition I 3
ENLG212 English Composition II 3
ENLG215 Research Methodology 2
HLED110 Principles of Healthful Living 2
PEAC___ Physical Education Course 1
PHIL241 Ethics in Modern Society 3
RLGN274 God and Human Life 3
SOCI101 Learning for Life 1
SOCI200 Philosophy of Service 2
3 credits from:
ARAB101 Arabic for Beginners I 3
ARAB211 Arabic Language Skills 3
3 credits from:
RLGN212 Jesus in His Time and Ours 3
RLGN213 Old Testament Survey 3
RLGN214 New Testament Survey 3
RLGN282 Introduction to World Religions 3
3 credits from:
PSYC201 General Psychology 3
SOCI210 General Sociology 3
Core Courses cr
ACCT221 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT222 Principles of Accounting II 3
BSAD330 Business Law 3
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3
BSAD475 Operations Management 3
BSAD494 Business Strategy and Decisions 3
CPTR215 Information Systems Theory and Application 3
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FNCE317 Business Finance 3
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT285 Elementary Statistics 3
Major Courses cr
ACCT321 Intermediate Accounting I 3
FNCE397 Investments 3
FNCE410 Intermediate Business Finance 3
FNCE426 International Finance 3
12 credits from:
ACCT322 Intermediate Accounting II 3
BSAD395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
ECON328 Money and Banking 3
ECON330 Health Economics 3
ECON415 Introduction to Econometrics 3
FNCE206 Personal Finance 3
FNCE330 Financial Planning 3
FNCE394 Futures and Options Markets 3
FNCE429 Portfolio Theory 3
FNCE465 International Banking 3
FNCE487 Internship in _______ 3
FNCE497 Advanced Topics in 3
Total Credits 97
International Business Concentration
General Education Courses cr
COMM211 Communication Skills 3
CPTR208 Foundations of Information Technology 2
ENLG211 English Composition I 3
ENLG212 English Composition II 3
ENLG215 Research Methodology 2
HLED110 Principles of Healthful Living 2
PEAC___ Physical Education Course 1
PHIL241 Ethics in Modern Society 3
RLGN274 God and Human Life 3
SOCI101 Learning for Life 1
SOCI200 Philosophy of Service 2
3 credits from:
ARAB101 Arabic for Beginners I 3
ARAB211 Arabic Language Skills 3
3 credits from:
RLGN212 Jesus in His Time and Ours 3
RLGN213 Old Testament Survey 3
RLGN214 New Testament Survey 3
RLGN282 Introduction to World Religions 3
3 credits from:
PSYC201 General Psychology 3
SOCI210 General Sociology 3
Core Courses cr
ACCT221 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT222 Principles of Accounting II 3
BSAD341 Business Law 3
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3
BSAD475 Operations Management 3
BSAD494 Business Strategy and Decisions 3
CPTR215 Information Systems Theory and Application 3
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FNCE317 Business Finance 3
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT285 Elementary Statistics 3
Major Courses cr
BSAD450 Multicultural Business Relations 3
BSAD467 International Management 3
ECON454 International Economics 3
FNCE426 International Finance 3
MKTG465 International Marketing 3
9 credits from:
ACCT330 Cost and Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT355 International Accounting 3
BSAD345 Business and Society 3
BSAD384 Human Resource Management 3
BSAD395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
BSAD397 Topics in _______ 1
BSAD410 Entrepreneurship 3
BSAD436 Motivation and Work Behavior 3
BSAD470 Quality Management 3
BSAD487 Internship in 3
BSAD497 Advanced Topics in 1
ECON325 Economic Thought 3
ECON328 Money and Banking 3
ECON415 Introduction to Econometrics 3
ECON427 Economic Development 3
FNCE397 Investments 3
FNCE410 Intermediate Business Finance 3
FNCE429 Portfolio Theory 3
FNCE465 International Banking 3
MKTG320 Consumer Behavior 3
MKTG368 Advertising and Promotion 3
MKTG440 Marketing Management 3
MKTG456 Marketing Research 3
Total Credits 97
Marketing Concentration
General Education Courses cr
COMM211 Communication Skills 3
CPTR208 Foundations of Information Technology 2
ENLG211 English Composition I 3
ENLG212 English Composition II 3
ENLG215 Research Methodology 2
HLED110 Principles of Healthful Living 2
PEAC___ Physical Education Course 1
PHIL241 Ethics in Modern Society 3
RLGN274 God and Human Life 3
SOCI101 Learning for Life 1
SOCI200 Philosophy of Service 2
3 credits from:
ARAB101 Arabic for Beginners I 3
ARAB211 Arabic Language Skills 3
3 credits from:
RLGN212 Jesus in His Time and Ours 3
RLGN213 Old Testament Survey 3
RLGN214 New Testament Survey 3
RLGN282 Introduction to World Religions 3
3 credits from:
PSYC201 General Psychology 3
SOCI210 General Sociology 3
Core Courses cr
ACCT221 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT222 Principles of Accounting II 3
BSAD330 Business Law 3
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3
BSAD475 Operations Management 3
BSAD494 Business Strategy and Decisions 3
CPTR215 Information Systems Theory and Application 3
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FNCE317 Business Finance 3
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT285 Elementary Statistics 3
Major Courses cr
MKTG320 Consumer Behavior 3
MKTG368 Advertising and Promotion 3
MKTG440 Marketing Management 3
MKTG456 Marketing Research 3
12 credits from:
BSAD395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
MKTG375 Direct Marketing 3
MKTG397 Topics in _______ 3
MKTG435 Marketing Ethics and Contemporary Issues 3
MKTG444 Not-for-Profit Marketing 3
MKTG450 Retailing 3
MKTG465 International Marketing 3
MKTG487 Internship in ______________________ 3
MKTG497 Advanced Topics in 3
Total Credits 97
Management Concentration
General Education Courses cr
COMM211 Communication Skills 3
CPTR208 Foundations of Information Technology 2
ENLG211 English Composition I 3
ENLG212 English Composition II 3
ENLG215 Research Methodology 2
HLED110 Principles of Healthful Living 2
PEAC___ Physical Education Course 1
PHIL241 Ethics in Modern Society 3
RLGN274 God and Human Life 3
SOCI101 Learning for Life 1
SOCI200 Philosophy of Service 2
3 credits from:
ARAB101 Arabic for Beginners I 3
ARAB211 Arabic Language Skills 3
3 credits from:
RLGN212 Jesus in His Time and Ours 3
RLGN213 Old Testament Survey 3
RLGN214 New Testament Survey 3
RLGN282 Introduction to World Religions 3
3 credits from:
PSYC201 General Psychology 3
SOCI210 General Sociology 3
Core Courses cr
ACCT221 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT222 Principles of Accounting II 3
BSAD330 Business Law 3
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3
BSAD475 Operations Management 3
BSAD494 Business Strategy and Decisions 3
CPTR215 Information Systems Theory and Application 3
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FNCE317 Business Finance 3
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT285 Elementary Statistics 3
Major Courses cr
BSAD345 Business and Society 3
BSAD384 Human Resource Management 3
BSAD410 Entrepreneurship 3
BSAD436 Motivation and Work Behavior 3
BSAD467 International Management 3
BSAD470 Quality Management 3
6 credits from:
BSAD395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
BSAD397 Topics in _______ 1
BSAD420 Organizational Leadership 3
BSAD460 Project Management 3
BSAD487 Internship in 3
BSAD497 Advanced Topics in 1
CPTR___ _ 3
3 credits from:
ACCT___ _ 3
ECON___ _ 3
FNCE___ _ 3
MKTG___ _ 3
Total Credits 103
Information Systems Concentration
General Education Courses cr
COMM211 Communication Skills 3
CPTR208 Foundations of Information Technology 2
ENLG211 English Composition I 3
ENLG212 English Composition II 3
ENLG215 Research Methodology 2
HLED110 Principles of Healthful Living 2
PHIL241 Ethics in Modern Society 3
RLGN274 God and Human Life 3
SOCI101 Learning for Life 1
SOCI200 Philosophy of Service 2
3 credits from:
ARAB101 Arabic for Beginners I 3
ARAB211 Arabic Language Skills 3
PEAC___ Physical Education Course 1
3 credits from:
RLGN212 Jesus in His Time and Ours 3
RLGN213 Old Testament Survey 3
RLGN214 New Testament Survey 3
RLGN282 Introduction to World Religions 3
3 credits from:
PSYC201 General Psychology 3
SOCI210 General Sociology 3
Core Courses cr
ACCT221 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT222 Principles of Accounting II 3
BSAD330 Business Law 3
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3
BSAD475 Operations Management 3
BSAD494 Business Strategy and Decisions 3
CPTR215 Information Systems Theory and Application 3
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FNCE317 Business Finance 3
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing 3
STAT285 Elementary Statistics 3
Major Courses cr
CPTR226 Information Technology Hardware and Software 3
CPTR231 Networks and Telecommunications 3
CPTR331 Web Programming I 3
CPTR332 Web Programming II 3
CPTR351 Database Systems Design and Development 3
CPTR447 Project Management 3
CPTR461 System Analysis, Design and Development 3
3 credits from:
BSAD395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
CPTR395 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
CPTR397 Topics in 1
CPTR487 Internship in 3
CPTR497 Advanced Topics in 1
Total Credits 97
Master of Business Administration

The MBA degree program is designed to provide advanced business education to students who have achieved the required academic competence and are aiming to further their academic knowledge and advance their professional skills.

The program emphasizes the preparation of students for leadership roles that require clear and critical thinking, sound judgment, effective communication, integrity in all actions, and recognition of opportunities for service. Success in today's business world requires a thorough understanding of global business developments. Through the use of case studies, students are given the opportunity to put their theoretical study into practice.

Students who apply to the MBA program must have relevant undergraduate coursework in business. However, provision is made for students without adequate undergraduate business background to complete 9 credits of foundation courses that are not part of the MBA program. These courses must be taken before or during the first 2 semesters of MBA coursework. The courses are:

Foundations Courses in Business 9
BSAD505 Foundations of Accounting and Finance 3
BSAD506 Foundations of Management and Marketing 3
BSAD507 Foundations of Economics 3

The MBA degree requires all students to take 21 credits of core courses, 9 credits of concentration courses, and 9 credits in the culminating phase. The concentration courses can be in the fields of Finance, Management, Marketing, or a combination of them for a general MBA. In the culminating phase, the student can either complete a thesis in the chosen field or take three elective courses. Students who do not complete the thesis will have a recognized professional degree, but may limit their options for doctoral studies.

Students must complete 39 credits as follows:

Core Courses cr
ACCT610 Managerial Accounting 3
BSAD515 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
BSAD689 Strategic Management 3
ECON530 Managerial Economics 3
FNCE675 Financial Management 3
MKTG680 Strategic Marketing Management 3
PHIL542 Applied and Professional Ethics 3
Major Courses cr
9 credits from:
BSAD520 Business Research Methods 3
BSAD690 Thesis in Business 6
BSAD696 Thesis in Business 3
BSAD697 Thesis Continuation 0
9 credits from:
ACCT___ _ 3
BSAD___ _ 3
ECON___ _ 3
FNCE___ _ 3
MKTG___ _ 3
Total Credits 39
Master of Business Administration Concentration Finance
Core Courses cr
ACCT610 Managerial Accounting 3
BSAD515 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
BSAD689 Strategic Management 3
ECON530 Managerial Economics 3
FNCE675 Financial Management 3
MKTG680 Strategic Marketing Management 3
PHIL542 Applied and Professional Ethics 3
Major Courses cr
9 credits from:
ACCT___ _ 3
BSAD520 Business Research Methods 3
BSAD690 Thesis in Business 6
BSAD696 Thesis in Business 3
BSAD697 Thesis Continuation 0
BSAD___ _ 3
ECON___ _ 3
FNCE___ _ 3
MKTG___ _ 3
9 credits from:
BSAD555 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
FNCE556 Topics in _______ 3
FNCE610 Business Valuation 3
FNCE645 Derivatives 3
FNCE655 Banking and Financial Institutions 3
FNCE680 Investment Strategy & Portfolio Analysis 3
Total Credits 39
Master of Business Administration Concentration Management
Core Courses cr
ACCT610 Managerial Accounting 3
BSAD515 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
BSAD689 Strategic Management 3
ECON530 Managerial Economics 3
FNCE675 Financial Management 3
MKTG680 Strategic Marketing Management 3
PHIL542 Applied and Professional Ethics 3
Major Courses cr
9 credits from:
ACCT___ _ 3
BSAD520 Business Research Methods 3
BSAD690 Thesis in Business 6
BSAD696 Thesis in Business 3
BSAD697 Thesis Continuation 0
BSAD___ _ 3
ECON___ _ 3
FNCE___ _ 3
MKTG___ _ 3
9 credits from:
BSAD545 International Business Management 3
BSAD555 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
BSAD556 Topics in _______ 3
BSAD665 Strategic Implementation & Managing Change 3
BSAD670 Management of Human Resources 3
BSAD675 Logistics and Supply-Chain Management 3
Total Credits 39
Master of Business Administration Concentration Marketing
Core Courses cr
ACCT610 Managerial Accounting 3
BSAD515 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
BSAD689 Strategic Management 3
ECON530 Managerial Economics 3
FNCE675 Financial Management 3
MKTG680 Strategic Marketing Management 3
PHIL542 Applied and Professional Ethics 3
Major Courses cr
9 credits from:
BSAD520 Business Research Methods 3
BSAD690 Thesis in Business 6
BSAD696 Thesis in Business 3
BSAD697 Thesis Continuation 0
9 credits from:
ACCT___ _ 3
BSAD___ _ 3
ECON___ _ 3
FNCE___ _ 3
MKTG___ _ 3
9 credits from:
BSAD555 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies 3
FNCE556 Topics in _______ 3
MKTG640 Services Marketing 3
MKTG645 Customer Relationship Marketing 3
MKTG665 Brand Management 3
MKTG670 Strategic Communication & PR 3
Total Credits 48