2018 AIU University Catalog


Business Administration B.B.A

180 Credits

Program Description

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program combines the required General Education courses that can provide liberal arts foundation with a coherent business core that is designed to provide a foundation for careers in business and management or preparation for advanced study. The upper division program builds on the lower division curriculum and provides an in-depth study in a selected area of focus including Accounting, Finance, International Business, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Operations Management and Project Management.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply teambuilding and leadership skills and employ methods for improving decision-making.
  • Apply quantitative tools to analyze contemporary business functions and practices.
  • Apply the concepts and principles of finance, economics, and accounting to make effective decisions in the global business environment.
  • Apply current operations and marketing management practices and principles used in the business environment.
  • Examine the implications of technology and the Internet on today’s businesses.
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts in today’s business environment.

Requirements

General Education

ECON 220Microeconomics

4.5

ECON 224Macroeconomics

4.5

ENGL 106English Composition I

4.5

ENGL 107English Composition II

4.5

MATH 125General College Mathematics

4.5

UNIV 103Academic and Professional Success

4.5

UNIV 106Technology and Information Literacy

4.5

UNIV 109Interpersonal Communication

4.5

General Education Elective (1 Course)

4.5

Humanities (2 Courses)

9

Natural Sciences (2 Courses)

9

Total Credit Hours:58.5

Core

ACCT 205Principles of Accounting I

4.5

ACCT 310Managerial Accounting

4.5

BUSN 105Introduction to Business

4.5

BUSN 311Quantitative Methods and Analysis

4.5

BUSN 150Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

4.5

FINA 310Financial Management

4.5

MGMT 305Management Information Systems

4.5

MGMT 310Management and Leadership of Organizations

4.5

MGMT 315Survey of Human Resource Management

4.5

MGMT 499Program Capstone

4.5

MKTG 205Principles of Marketing

4.5

Total Credit Hours:49.5

General Electives

A combination of 11 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours:49.5

Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, in place of HUMA 215 Topics in Cultural Studies; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.

General Business Administration Track

In lieu of a Specialization, select 5 Business Electives from any of the Specializations below
Total Credit Hours:22.5

Specialization Options

Accounting

ACCT 315Intermediate Accounting I

4.5

ACCT 320Intermediate Accounting II

4.5

ACCT 420Cost Accounting

4.5

ACCT 435Auditing

4.5

ACCT 440Accounting Information Systems

4.5

Entrepreneurship

FINA 412Risk Management

4.5

MGMT 422Advanced Entrepreneurship

4.5

MGMT 440Managing Project Risks and Opportunities

4.5

MGMT 444Team Leadership

4.5

MGMT 475Contracts and Procurement

4.5

Fashion Marketing (Atlanta Campus)

FASH 301Fashion Trends

4.5

FASH 306Fashion Branding

4.5

FASH 310Fashion Buying

4.5

FASH 340Computer Applications for Fashion

4.5

FASH 409Visual Merchandising

4.5

Finance

FINA 315Financial Instruments

4.5

FINA 330Asset and Debt Management

4.5

FINA 412Risk Management

4.5

FINA 425Budgeting

4.5

FINA 435Financial Analysis

4.5

Healthcare Management

HLTH 310Survey of Healthcare Management

4.5

HLTH 320Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

4.5

HLTH 420Healthcare Finance

4.5

HLTH 430Healthcare Information Systems

4.5

HLTH 440Healthcare Resource Allocation and Policy Making

4.5

Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Bachelors of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

MGMT 332Employee Recruitment and Selection

4.5

MGMT 335Personnel and Organization Policy

4.5

MGMT 345Diversity in the Workforce

4.5

MGMT 402Employment and Labor Law

4.5

MGMT 442Performance Management and Employee Services

4.5

Le Cordon Bleu® Hospitality Management

The Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality Management Specialization is only available to residents of the United States and Canada.

Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logo are registered trademarks of Career Education Corporation in North America for education services.
LCBH 300Food Service Operations

4.5

LCBH 310Food and Beverage Management

4.5

LCBH 320Gastronomy

4.5

LCBH 400Developing a Hospitality Business

4.5

LCBH 410Event Planning and Management

4.5

Management

MGMT 335Personnel and Organization Policy

4.5

MGMT 340Building Teams and Resolving Conflict

4.5

MGMT 348Industrial Labor Relations

4.5

MGMT 345Diversity in the Workforce

4.5

MGMT 415Global Operations Management

4.5

Marketing

MKTG 305Marketing Management

4.5

MKTG 340Public Relations

4.5

MKTG 405Consumer Behavior

4.5

MKTG 408Advertising and Promotion Management

4.5

MKTG 450Marketing Campaign and Strategic Planning

4.5

Operations Management

MGMT 370Cost Control Management

4.5

MGMT 415Global Operations Management

4.5

MGMT 430Production Planning and Quality Management

4.5

MGMT 450Supply Chain Management and Purchasing

4.5

MGMT 465Strategic Manufacturing Policy

4.5

Project Management

MGMT 412Project Management

4.5

MGMT 435Project Cost and Time Management

4.5

MGMT 440Managing Project Risks and Opportunities

4.5

MGMT 444Team Leadership

4.5

MGMT 475Contracts and Procurement

4.5

Technology Management

ITCO 101Discovering Information Technology

4.5

ITCO 103Introduction to Computer and Network Hardware

4.5

ITCO 211Introduction to Operating Systems

4.5

ITCO 231Introduction to Databases

4.5

ITCO 251Network Infrastructure Basics

4.5

Total Credit Hours: 22.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).