Business

 

Bachelor of Science in Business (Dual Degrees with the University of Arizona)

 

The UA dual degree award is the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

The AUPP Bachelor of Science in Business offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance, International Business, and Marketing.

  1. Program Description

The Business program prepares graduates for success in the world of business, whether in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, or beyond, and offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing., Business education and the successful pursuit of a business career requires graduates to understand basic economic concepts and mathematical relationships, while at the same time being analytical and able to communicate ideas effectively through written and verbal communications.

Students enrolled in Business develop core competencies in each of the functional areas of business – marketing, finance, accounting and management – in order to understand the inter-relationships among these functional areas and how these relationships can impact the operation and value of an organization.

Concepts from coursework in General Education contribute to students’ preparation for a business career by enhancing understanding of the world today and how people think and act in the global marketplace.  The professional program in Business focuses on the common body of knowledge in business.

Preparation for a career in today’s world requires that graduates have a broad-based education and know how to both learn and appreciate the importance of life-long learning.  Building on an understanding of the basic underpinnings of business operations, graduates are able to grasp new ideas, think analytically, communicate effectively, adapt to change, work as a member of a team, value cultural differences, develop strong ethical values and develop respect for the environment in order to work effectively in the environment in which organizations operate.

  1. Career Opportunities

The job opportunities with a degree in business are open-ended.  A typical graduate will find a broad spectrum of career opportunities in the public (governmental) or private sector; working for large or small firms; local, national, or multi-national organizations; entrepreneurial ventures; family businesses, or large publicly held enterprises.  Regardless of the sector of the economy, business skills are necessary and opportunities for business graduates abound.

Job titles vary greatly.  Further, over time, career opportunities shift as new technologies are developed and new markets created.  A typical graduate today is likely to pursue any number of different opportunities over the course of a career.

  1. Program Outcomes
  • Internalizes the importance of lifelong learning
  • Ability to update skills and adapt to emerging technologies
  • Ability to plan for lifelong learning
  • Recognize, structure and assimilate new knowledge as it applies to an organization
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze data, solve problems and think critically
  • Demonstrates ability to see the ‘big picture’ and the interrelationships that exist among factors affecting an outcome
  • Able to analyze situations, including ‘status quo’ and demonstrate ability to adapt to change
  • Able to gather, organize and analyze relevant data for decision making and demonstrates ability to take decisions

 

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively
  • Evidences effective oral communications skills
  • Evidences effective writing skills
  • Able to produce technical report
  • Able to make effective presentations
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior, social responsibility and cultural diversity within the business environment
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a multi-cultural setting
  • Evidences a commitment to corporate social responsibility
  • Demonstrates personal and organizational integrity as a part of ethical behavior
  • Able to analyze and manage the interrelationships among different business functions
  • Evidences basic knowledge relating to each functional area of business
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of how businesses operate and the contributions made by each functional area of business
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze complex problems and issues
  • Able to cite contributions of each functional area to organizational success

The major consists of 48 units plus 15 units for a minor (Economics or Law) or Electives.  The major, with a concentration or minor and including general education, requires a minimum of 124 units.

 

 

Bachelor of Science, Business (Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, International Business, Marketing)
This is a dual degree program with the University of Arizona (UA).  The UA award is Bachelor of Business, Business Administration.
The BSc in Business offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance, International Business, or Marketing,
Program Structure Required Total Credits (124)
General Education 61
Business Major 48
Minor / Electives 15
124
General Education Courses (Required: 61 credits)
Students select courses from the list of General Education courses under the General Education / Liberal Studies Requirement section of the Catalogue.   Required General Education courses for the Business Major are ECON 200(1), ENGL 101(1), ENGL 102(1), MATH 177(1).(See Note 1)
Business Major Courses (Required: 48 credits)
Course Code    Course Name Credit
ACCT 201(1) Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 202(1) Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 400E Intermediate Accounting for Business Administration Majors 3
BCOM 314R Business Communication 3
BUSN 370(1) Management of Information Systems 3
BUSN 370L(1) Management of Information Systems  (Lab) 1
BUSN 440/MGMT 330 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
ECON 306(1) Applied Statistics 3
ECON 441/ECON 300 Microeconomic Analysis for Business Decisions 3
ECON 330 Macroeconomics and Global Institutions and Policy 3
ECON 400 Economic Strategy for Business Decisions 3
ENTR 420R Innovation Principles 3
FINC 301/FIN 311 Introduction to Finance 3
FIN 460 Real Estate Finance and Investment 3
INTS 400 Internship 3
MATH 200(1) Business Calculus 3
MGMT 301/MGMT 310A Organization Behavior and Management 3
MGMT 320/MIS 373 Operations Management 3
MGMT 402 Integrating Business Fundamentals with Ethics and Law in Management 3
MGMT 460 Strategic Management 3
MIS 304 Using and Managing Information Systems 3
MIS 478 Project Management 3
MKTG 301/MKTG 361 Principles of Marketing 3
MKTG 376 Marketing Analytics 3
Minor / Elective / Concentration  (Required 15 Credits)
Minor, Electives, and Concentrations are not applicable to students enrolled in the UA dual degree program.
For student enrolled in the UA dual degree program, ECON 200, ENGL 101, ENGL 102, MATH 177, ACCT 201, ACCT 201, BUSN 370, BUSN 370L, ECON 306, MATH 200 are mandatory courses before starting any course in the Business major.
Students not enrolled in the UA dual degree may (1) choose one of the available Minors in the Minor section of the Catalogue, or (2) complete 5 courses from the Electives  list,  or (4) choose any of the four concentrations of Accounting, Finance, International Business, or Marketing.  The list of courses in each concentration is announced at the start of a new semester for continuing students at junior standing.

 

 

Bachelor of Science in Business (Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, International Business, Marketing)
Required for UA dual degree Required for AUPP
    Business Foundations Business Major Business Electives Business Major Business Electives
    Credits Credits Credits Credits Credits
ACCT 201 Financial Accounting 3 3
ACCT 202 Managerial Accounting 3 3
ACCT 400E Interm. Acctg for Bus Admin Majors 3
BCOM 314R Business Communications 3
BUSN 440 / MGMT 330 Intro to HR Management 3 3
BUSN 370 Management of Information Systems 3 3
BUSN 370L Management of Information Systems (Lab) 1
ECON 200(1) Economics 3
ECON 441 / ECON 300 Microeconomics 2 / Microeconomic Analysis for Business Decisions 3 3
ECON 306 Applied Statistics 3 3
ECON 330 Macroeconomics and Global Institutions and Policy 3 3
ECON 400 Economic Strategic Business Decisions 3 3
ENGL 101(1) Composition 1 3
ENGL 102(1) Composition 2 3
ENTR 420R Innovation Principles 3 3
FINC 301 / FIN 311 Intro to Finance 3 3
FINC 460 Real Estate Finance and Investment 3 3
INTS 400 Internships 3
MATH 200 Business Calculus 3 3
MGMT 301/ MGMT 310A Principles of Management / Organization Behaviour and Management 3 3
MGMT 320 / MIS 373 Operations Management 3 3
MGMT 402 Integrating Bus Fundamentals with Ethics and Law in Management 3 3
MGMT 460 Strategic Management 3
MIS 304 Using and Managing information Systems 3 3
MIS 478 Project Management 3 3
MKTG 301 / MKTG 361 Principles of Marketing 3 3
MKTG 376 Marketing Analytics 3 3
MATH 177(1) Elementary Statistics 3
ACCT AAA Accounting Concentraton (Course A)
ACCT BBB Accounting Concentraton (Course B)
ACCT CCC Accounting Concentration (Course C)
ACCT DDD Accounting Concentration (Course D)
Finance AAA Finance Concentration (Course B)
Finance BBB Finance Concentration (Course B)
Finance CCC Finance Concentration (Course B)
Finance DDD Finance Concentration (Course B)
Finance EEE Finance Concentration (Course B)
Int. Bus. AAA Intl Bus Concentration (Course A)
Int. Bus. BBB Intl Bus Concentration (Course B)
Int. Bus. CCC Intl Bus Concentration (Course C)
Int. Bus. DDD Intl Bus Concentration (Course D)
Int. Bus. EEE Intl Bus Concentration (Course E)
Marketing AAA Marketing Concentration (Course A)
Marketing BBB Marketing Concentration (Course B)
Marketing CCC Marketing Concentration (Course C)
Marketing DDD Marketing Concentration (Course D)
Marketing EEE Marketing Concentration (Course E)
Total Courses 9 16 0 16 5
Total Credits 28 48 0 48 15