The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, or Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration is a bachelor's degree in business administration awarded by colleges and universities after completion of four years and typically 120 credits of undergraduate study in the fundamentals of business administration, usually including advanced courses in business analytics, business communication, corporate finance, financial accounting, macroeconomics, management, management accounting, marketing, microeconomics, strategic management, supply chain management, and other key academic subjects associated with the academic discipline of business management.
The degree is designed to give a broad knowledge of the functional aspects of a company and their interconnection, while also allowing specialization in a particular business-related academic discipline.BBA programs expose students to a range of core subjects and generally allow students to specialize in a specific business-related academic discipline or disciplines.
The BBA degree also develops a student's practical, managerial, and communication skills, and business decision-making capabilities that prepare them for the management of a business entity. Many programs incorporate training and practical experience in the form of case projects, presentations, internships, industrial visits, and interaction with established industry experts.
General educational requirements emphasize humanities and social sciences, including history, economics, and literature. Core mathematics curriculum are usually required and business-related, including quantitative mathematics accounting, statistics, and related courses. Calculus and business statistics are usually required.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), is a quantitative variant of the BBA. General educational requirements are even more mathematics-oriented; furthermore, the general focus within business may also be more analytic, often allowing additional quantitative optional coursework.
Particularly in the United States, undergraduate business administration programs are almost always accredited, which represents that the college or university's BBA program meets curriculum quality standards.
Most business schools operate as schools of business within universities and colleges. As of the 2024 ranking of undergraduate bachelor of business administration degree programs globally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the following business administration programs as the best ten globally:
A business school is an institution of higher education or professional school that teaches courses leading to degrees in business administration or management. A business school may also be referred to as school of management, management school, school of business administration, or colloquially b-school or biz school. A business school offers comprehensive education in various disciplines related to the world of business.
Bachelor of Commerce is an undergraduate degree in business, management, economics or accounting, awarded in Canada, Australia, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Ireland, New Zealand, Ghana, South Africa, Myanmar, Egypt, and additional Commonwealth countries.
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Independent University, Bangladesh or IUB is a private university in Bangladesh. It is located in Bashundhara Residential Area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1993 under the Private University Act, 1992. IUB has 10,000 students, 11,556 alumni, and 401 faculty members. The campus is spread over three and a half acres and is equipped with an amphitheater, a library, laboratories, and more than 120 classrooms. The Independent University has academic research collaborations with a number of universities including Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business is the graduate business school of the University of Pittsburgh located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Although business education had its origins at the university in 1907, the Graduate School of Business was established in 1960 from a merger of its predecessors, the School of Business Administration and the Graduate School of Retailing. It was renamed in 1987 after businessman and university alumnus benefactor Joseph Katz. The school offers a traditional, accelerated, part-time, business analytics, and executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees as well as Master of Science degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and several Ph.D. programs in business. Katz is regularly ranked in the top 5% of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-accredited schools and in the top 0.3% of schools worldwide that grant business degrees.
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The Bachelor of Economics, or the Bachelor of Applied Economics, is a bachelor's degree awarded by many universities and colleges for completion of an undergraduate program in economics, econometrics, or applied economics; these are often paired with business, finance, or mathematics. Specialized economics degrees are also offered as a "tagged" BA (Econ), BS (Econ) / BSc (Econ), BCom (Econ), and BSocSc (Econ), or variants such as the "Bachelor of Economic Science". The curriculum is (substantially) more theoretical and mathematical than the major in economics available generally.
The Joseph I. Lubin School of Business is the business school of Pace University. The school was established in 1906 as the Pace School of Accountancy to prepare men and women for the CPA exam, and was named after Joseph I. Lubin, an alumnus and benefactor of the school, in 1981. The school is located at Pace University's campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Business is the University of Connecticut's graduate and undergraduate public business school. It spans across four campuses, with the main campus located in Storrs, Connecticut.
The Stuart School of Business (Stuart) is the business school within Illinois Institute of Technology, a private Ph.D.-granting technological university, located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Illinois Tech's primary campus, known as the Mies Campus in honor of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is located in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago. Stuart offers undergraduate courses at the Mies Campus and graduate courses at Illinois Tech's Conviser Law Center in Downtown Chicago.
The Tippie College of Business, also known as Tippie, is the business school located at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Established as the College of Commerce in 1921, Tippie is one of the oldest and highest-ranked business schools in the United States. The college is named after 1949 graduate Henry B. Tippie, marking the first academic division at the University of Iowa to be named after an alumnus. The college is located in the Pappajohn Business Building, which is named after 1952 graduate Des Moines venture capitalist John Pappajohn. Since 1923, the college has held the gold standard of accreditation, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Today, with over 50,000 alumni and 4,700 students in programs spanning from BBAs to PhDs; the college houses six academic departments, 12 centers and institutes, and four student-managed endowment funds.
The Florida International University (FIU) College of Business, located in Miami, Florida in the United States is one of the university's 26 schools and colleges and was founded in 1965. The college is split into two separate schools: the Landon Undergraduate School of Business with over 7,00 students and the Chapman Graduate School of Business with close to 2,200 students, making the College of Business the largest professional college at FIU.
The College of Business is the business school of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It is a fully accredited business school that offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, computer information systems, business analytics, economics, finance and business law, international business, management, marketing, and quantitative finance. Additionally, the College of Business offers two master of business administration programs – an Innovation MBA program and an Information Security MBA program. The college also offers a master of science in accounting. It has received recognitions and awards from multiple organizations, including being listed in BusinessWeek's Top 5% Undergraduate Programs and the 40th best business school in the United States. Its facilities are located in Zane Showker Hall on the southwestern part of JMU's campus.
The College of Business Administration (CBA) is one of the 17 schools and colleges of University of Pittsburgh located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The CBA is the second largest degree granting school or college in the university and offers undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees. The CBA is a constituent college of the university's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The School of Business and Management is the business school of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), today considered one of the world's leading business schools in Asia. Established in 1991 in Hong Kong, it offers undergraduate degrees, full-time MBA, EMBA in partnership with Kellogg School of Management, MSc, PhD, and Executive Education programs. HKUST Business School is also one of the first Asian business schools accredited by both the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
The University of Colorado Denver Business School is a college located in Denver, Colorado, which offers undergraduate and graduate business degrees. The Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). As of fall 2022, there were 1,932 undergraduate students and 1,719 students enrolled in the Graduate programs. The school has over 27,000 alumni. CU Denver Business School offers the 2nd best public business school program in Colorado. It is the 9th largest AACSB-accredited business school in the United States to offer a full-time specialized master's degree program.
The Sobey School of Business is the business school of Saint Mary's University (SMU), located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Originally established in 1934 as the Saint Mary's University Faculty of Commerce, the program was one of the first business programs in Canada. The school is consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in Canada. Most recently, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) placed Sobey's MBA program in the top ten in Canada. In November, 2018, Corporate Knights placed the Sobey MBA at number 8 in its Better World MBA ranking. It is the most comprehensive business school in Atlantic Canada. In 1992, the Faculty of Commerce was renamed the Sobey School of Business after Frank H. Sobey, the founder of Empire Company Limited and Sobeys. The Sobey School of Business offers a well-respected Bachelor of Commerce program, with a wide range of specialties, including entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, computing and information systems and human resource management and industrial relations. The School also provides a range of graduate-level programs including a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Finance, a Master of Applied Economics, a Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and a well-respected Ph.D. program. Also under the Sobey School's umbrella are executive and professional development courses and the Saint Mary's University Entrepreneurship Centre.
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