BS (Business Administration)

Introduction/Description

The bachelor's degree program offers a progressive curriculum designed to teach business fundamentals and higher level leadership skills. This specialization in business administration helps you develop the management, interpersonal, and professional skills you need to advance your career The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) is four-year (8 semesters) program and designed for candidates having 12-years education with commerce & business backgrounds specifically, and students from arts & science backgrounds are also eligible to get admission in BS - Business Administration.

Program Objectives

  • This program offers a progressive curriculum designed to teach business fundamentals and higher level leadership skills, and equip students to function more effectively in a business-driven economy.
  • This program will enable students to learn how businesses fit into the broader economic landscape and gain insight into key business functions-such as accounting, finance, operations, and marketing, and how they work together to keep an organization running smoothly.
  • This program will help students to examine how technology and innovation can help organizations develop a sustainable competitive advantage.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of education) with at least 45% marks.

Note

  • Candidates having ‘A’ levels are required to provide equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk/)
  • Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.

Course Exemption

Course(s) exemption is allowed.

Duration

It is four-year full time study program spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.

Courses of Study

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Areas of Specialization

The students are required to select an area of specialization from the options given below in their last year:

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • MIS
  • Management

Assessment of Study Progress

The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Moderated Discussion Boards (GMDBs), mid-term and final-term exams. The mid and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated exam centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.

Project/Internship

Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report in the final semester of their BS in Business Administration program. The choice of the final project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the Project and may be required to give a presentation.
Student taking Internship course are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in the organization and shall get internship letter from the concerned organization. The students who are already in service shall be exempted from Internship but required to submit the Project.

Award of Degree

To be eligible for the award BS degree, the students are required to complete prescribed course work of 132 credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 out of 4.

Fee Structure

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Disclaimer

  • The courses may be revised time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses from being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
  • The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.