Batch Fall 2018 to Fall 2020
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting & Information Systems is designed by the United International University (UIU) to offer an internationally recognized degree at undergraduate level that will help prepare potential accounting professionals, business executives, entrepreneurs and academics. The program is rigorous with an emphasis on practicalities and skills for immediate use, which offers students a comprehensive education in all major facets of business.
BBA and BBA in AIS program is designed to produce quality graduate with the state of the art skill and solid understanding of the modern business in the Asian region.
The program mission is to prepare graduates to assume roles and responsibilities in the ever changing and competitive business environment with the best of their abilities.
The BBA in Accounting & Information Systems program aims at addressing the growing demand of efficient accounting professionals by providing comprehensive theoretical and rigorous practical knowledge and skill combining the inter-disciplinary coverage of business and social science education. Thus, this specialized BBA Program of UIU seeks to: provide emphasis on developing knowledge and skills of the students on business in general and on accounting in particular;
prepare the students to be capable of undertaking responsibility as young executives in private, government, semi-government and social sector organizations with an immediate use of their knowledge in accounting practice;
prepare the students to be competent to sit for the national and global professional accounting exams with minimum additional preparation;
provide complete grooming of student’s morality and personality;
develop awareness and understanding of the students of the complex global environment; and
develop adequate competence of students for carrying out further research, education and training.
A higher secondary certificate or its equivalent in science, arts, commerce or other fields of study is the basic educational requirement. Minimum qualifying GPA to be eligible to apply is 7.00 in SSC and HSC combined or Equivalents with at least GPA 3.00 in either exam. Candidates who have passed at least 5 papers in GCE “O” Level (with Mathematics as one of the subjects) and two papers of “A” Level may also apply provided they have obtained minimum 3.00 points (weighted average) in both “O” level “A” level computed according to following scale: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 and E=1.
Applications will, however, be evaluated on the basis of both previous academic achievements and admission test scores. Admission test will consist of a written examination on language, mathematics and analytical skills, followed by an interview conducted by the University. A student having a minimum score of 1000 in SAT (with a minimum of 400 in verbal SAT) is exempt from taking the BBA admission test (written) administered by the university. But all the students must appear before a personal interview as a part of the admission requirements.
COURSE WAIVER/TRANSFER POLICY
A student must have obtained at least a grade of ‘B’ or equivalent in a similar course from any reputed university/institution for course waiver/transfer. A student may be allowed maximum course waiver up to 60 credit hours (20 courses) based on the recommendation of the course equivalence committee.
For BBA in AIS, students partly or fully qualified by professional accounting bodies such as ICMAB, ICAB, CIMA etc. that are members of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) may be allowed credit transfer up to 10 courses (30 credit hours) in addition to course waiver stated above subject to the approval of the Course Equivalence Committee (CEC) of SoBE.
The BBA in Accounting & Information Systems degree requirements are as follows:
- Completion of 39 courses (120 credit hours);
- Completion of the internship program (3 credit hours) with at least a ‘C’ grade; and
(c) Passing of all courses individually and maintaining a minimum CGPA of 2.00.
SEMESTER DURATION AND CLASS SCHEDULE
The academic year for the BBA in Accounting & Information Systems program is divided into three trimesters: Spring, Summer and Fall. The duration of the trimesters will be 15 (fifteen) weeks. Classes will be held from 8.30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the weekdays. During a trimester each course meets for 3 hours per week. However, additional hours if needed for a course may be scheduled by the concerned faculty as and when needed. Make-up classes are to be scheduled on off-days or holidays to take care of classes lost due to unavoidable reasons.
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting & Information Systems program consists of 120 credit-hours spread over 39 courses and an internship/project for 3 credit- hours. Students are required to complete at least 38 courses before enrolling for internship/project program. The university follows a flexible system of course offering. Students may choose the number of courses he/she wants to enroll with consultation of his/her academic adviser. In a given trimester, a student must enroll a minimum of three courses; however, he/she can not enroll in more than five courses. Exception can be made subject to the approval of the Dean of School of Business and Economics. The following structure provides details of course distribution.
|Type of Courses||No. of Courses||Credit Hours|
|A. Core Courses||23||69|
|B. General Education (GED) Courses||11||36|
|C. Open Elective Courses||05||15|