Undergraduate Programs / Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)




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Program requirements
12 core courses 60 credits
7 courses from the Major 35 credits
4 courses from the Minor 20 credits
11 electives 55 credits
Extra-Curricular Activities 5 credits
Capstone Project 5 credits
up to 34 courses + extra-curricular + capstone 180 credits
Majors Minors Core Courses
  • ACC1001 Principles of Accounting
  • ACC3001 Cost Accounting
  • ACC3002 Managerial Accounting
  • BUS2002 Entrepreneurship
  • CUL3001 Cross-Cultural Training
  • ECO2004 Macro Economics
  • ECO2005 Micro Economics
  • ECO3001 Managerial Economics
  • FIN1001 Principles of Finance
  • FIN3001 Managerial Finance
  • HUM2001 Human Resource Management
  • HUM3001 Leadership
  • HUM3002 Organizational Behavior
  • INF2001 Information Systems
  • MAN1001 Principles of Management
  • MAN2003 Managing Growth
  • MAN3001 Strategic Management
  • MAR1001 Principles of Marketing
  • MAR2002 Digital Marketing
  • MAR3001 Consumer Behavior
  • MAR3002 Marketing Communications
  • MAR3003 Marketing Management
  • OPE3001 Supply Chain Management
  • QUA1002 Principles of Business Calculus
  • as well as any course with the following course codes:
  • BUS xxxx
  • ECO xxxx
  • FIN xxxx
  • MAN xxxx
  • MAR xxxx
  • view the list of all undergraduate courses

Electives can be any course scheduled that does not already count towards other program requirements.

Program options

Study Abroad Option

The Study Abroad option allows students to transfer for one or more quarters to another campus without experiencing program interruptions or extensions. Courses and programs remain fully compatible across all campuses, however not all majors and minors are available at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Students in the Bachelor in Business Studies programmay also study abroad with one of our academic partner institutions for up to 30 credits.

Summer School

The Summer School option allows students to accelerate their studies by earning up to 20 additional credits per academic year. Summer school is available at most main and satellite campuses.

New York Extension Program

The New York Extension Program is operated by a local academic partner institution and is available to all undergraduate students who wish to complete a study abroad period of up to 12 months in downtown Manhattan. This program is available in addition to your studies at UIBS.

Private Tutoring and Private Coaching

The Private Tutoring and Private Coaching options allow students to schedule additional one-on-one sessions with professors or study coaches to catch up on missed contact hours or to receive additional academic support. Sessions are charged per hour and take place on-campus at a time that is convenient for both the student and professor or coach.

Internship Option

The Internship option encourages students to put their skills and knowledge into practice through offers received by our Careers Department from regional and international companies and organizations. Up to 30 elective credits can be awarded upon successful completion of the internship.


Global Bachelor program at UIBS and our academic partners
Global Bachelor program

Earn a global degree at UIBS by studying in Europe and Tokyo, and finishing with one of our academic partners in New York.

Dual Bachelor programs at UIBS and our academic partners
Dual Bachelor programs

Earn a second degree at UIBS for an additional 60 credits, or continue with one of our academic partners around the world.

Study Abroad in Tokyo, Japan
Study Abroad in Tokyo, Japan

Spend one or more quarters at our satellite campus in Tokyo, Japan and experience all the city and country have to offer.

Flexible Liberal and Global Studies at European College for Liberal Studies (ECLS)
Flexible Liberal and Global Studies

Consider alternative programs from our sister institution, European College for Liberal Studies (ECLS), including International Relations.


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