Undergraduate Programs / Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

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Program requirements
12 core courses 60 credits
7 courses from the Major 35 credits
4 courses from the Minor 20 credits
11 electives 55 credits
Extra-Curricular Activities 5 credits
Capstone Project 5 credits
up to 34 courses + extra-curricular + capstone 180 credits
Majors Minors Core Courses
  • ACC1001 Principles of Accounting
  • ACC3001 Cost Accounting
  • ACC3002 Managerial Accounting
  • BUS2002 Entrepreneurship
  • CUL3001 Cross-Cultural Training
  • ECO2004 Macro Economics
  • ECO2005 Micro Economics
  • ECO3001 Managerial Economics
  • FIN1001 Principles of Finance
  • FIN3001 Managerial Finance
  • HUM2001 Human Resource Management
  • HUM3001 Leadership
  • HUM3002 Organizational Behavior
  • INF2001 Information Systems
  • MAN1001 Principles of Management
  • MAN2003 Managing Growth
  • MAN3001 Strategic Management
  • MAR1001 Principles of Marketing
  • MAR2002 Digital Marketing
  • MAR3001 Consumer Behavior
  • MAR3002 Marketing Communications
  • MAR3003 Marketing Management
  • OPE3001 Supply Chain Management
  • QUA1002 Principles of Business Calculus
  • as well as any course with the following course codes:
  • BUS xxxx
  • ECO xxxx
  • FIN xxxx
  • MAN xxxx
  • MAR xxxx
  • view the list of all undergraduate courses
Electives

Electives can be any course scheduled that does not already count towards other program requirements.

Program options

Study Abroad

The Study Abroad option allows students to transfer for one or more quarters to another campus without experiencing program interruptions or extensions. Courses and programs remain fully compatible across all campuses, however not all majors and minors are available at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Students in the Bachelor in Business Studies programmay also study abroad with one of our academic partners for up to 30 credits.

Summer School

The Summer School option allows students to accelerate their studies by earning up to 20 additional credits per academic year. Summer school is available at most main and satellite campuses.

Private Tutoring and Private Coaching

The Private Tutoring and Private Coaching options allow students to schedule additional one-on-one sessions with professors or study coaches to catch up on missed contact hours or to receive additional academic support. Sessions are charged per hour and take place on-campus at a time that is convenient for both the student and professor or coach.

Internship

The Internship option encourages students to put their skills and knowledge into practice through offers received by our Careers Department from regional and international companies and organizations. Up to 30 elective credits can be awarded upon successful completion of the internship.

Additional Undergraduate programs

Extension Program in Dublin @ DBS

The Dublin Extension Program is operated by our local academic partner, the Dublin Business School (DBS), and is available to all Undergraduate students who wish to complete a study abroad period of up to 2 semesters in Dublin, Ireland in addition to the studies at UIBS. Credits earned at DBS may also partially count towards a second Bachelor degree at UIBS. Exclusively for students in the Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) program, up to 30 European credits can be transferred from DBS into the program at UIBS. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

Extension Program in New York @ MCNY

The New York Extension Program is operated by our local academic partner, the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), and is available to all Undergraduate students who wish to complete a study abroad period of up to 2 semesters in Manhattan, New York, in addition to the studies at UIBS. Credits earned at MCNY may also partially count towards a second Bachelor degree at UIBS. Exclusively for students in the Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) program, up to 20 American semester credits (30 European credits) can be transferred from MCNY into the program at UIBS. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

Extension Program in California @ UC Berkeley

The California Extension Program is operated by one of our local academic partners, the Haas School of Business from the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), through its Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP), and is available to all Undergraduate students who wish to complete a study abroad period of up to 2 semesters in Berkeley, California, in addition to the studies at UIBS. Credits earned at UC Berkeley may also partially count towards a second Bachelor degree at UIBS. Exclusively for students in the Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) program, up to 20 American semester credits (30 European credits) can be transferred from Berkeley Haas into the program at UIBS. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

Extension Program in California @ UC Irvine

The California Extension Program is operated by one of our local academic partners, the Division of Continuing Education from the University of California at Irvine (UC Irvine), and is available to all Undergraduate students who wish to complete a study abroad period of up to 2 semesters in Irvine, California, in addition to the studies at UIBS. Credits earned at UC Irvine may also partially count towards a second Bachelor degree at UIBS. Exclusively for students in the Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) program, up to 30 American quarter credits (30 European credits) can be transferred from UC Irvine into the program at UIBS. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

Graduate Studies Preparation Program @ UC Irvine

The International Graduate Studies Preparation Program (IGSPP) is operated by one of our local academic partners, the Division of Continuing Education from the University of California at Irvine (UC Irvine), and is available to all Undergraduate students who wish to complete this 9-month program in Irvine, California, in addition to the studies at UIBS. Credits earned at UC Irvine may also partially count towards a second Bachelor degree at UIBS. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply. This program can also be combined with our Online Pre-Master Foundation Program.

Dual Bachelor @ UIBS

Continue in the Undergraduate program at UIBS and earn a second private programmatically-accredited Bachelor degree by completing an additional 60 European credits on a full-time or part-time basis throughout the campus network, including also in an online or blended format. Shorter Undergraduate Certificate programs are also available.

Dual Bachelor @ ECLS

Continue in the Undergraduate program at our sister institution, the European College for Liberal Studies (ECLS), and earn a second private Bachelor degree by completing an additional 60 European credits on a full-time or part-time basis throughout the campus network. Shorter Undergraduate Certificate programs are also available.

European State-Recognized Bachelor in Dublin

Continue in an Undergraduate program at our academic partner, the Dublin Business School (DBS), and earn a second European state-recognized Bachelor degree in Dublin, Ireland by completing an additional 60 European credits. Exclusively for students in the Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) program, two Bachelor degrees are awarded after first earning minimum 120 European credits at UIBS and then earning minimum 60 European credits at DBS in a combined program. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

American Regionally-Accredited Bachelor in New York

Continue in an Undergraduate program at our academic partner, the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), and earn a second American regionally-accredited Bachelor degree in Manhattan, New York by completing an additional 30 American semester credits. Exclusively for students in the Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS) program, two Bachelor degrees are awarded after first earning minimum 135 European credits at UIBS and then earning minimum 30 American semester credits (45 European credits) at MCNY in a combined program. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

Beyond the Bachelor degree

Graduate/Master programs @ UIBS

Continue in a Graduate program at UIBS and earn a private programmatically-accredited Master degree by completing an additional 60 European credits on a full-time or part-time basis throughout the campus network, including also in an online, executive or blended format. Shorter Graduate Certificate programs are also available.

Graduate/Master programs @ ECLS

Continue in a Graduate program at our sister institution, the European College for Liberal Studies (ECLS), and earn a private Master degree by completing an additional 60 European credits on a full-time or part-time basis throughout the campus network. Shorter Graduate Certificate programs are also available.

European State-Recognized Master in Dublin

Continue in a Graduate program at our academic partner, the Dublin Business School (DBS), and earn a European state-recognized Master degree in Dublin, Ireland by completing an additional 60 European credits. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

European State-Recognized Master in Maastricht

Continue in a Graduate program at our academic partner, the Maastricht School of Management (MSM), and earn a European state-recognized Master degree in Maastricht, the Netherlands by completing an additional 60 European credits. Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

American Regionally-Accredited MBA in New York

Continue in a Graduate program at our academic partner, the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), and earn an American regionally-accredited MBA degree in Manhattan, New York by completing an additional 39 American semester credits (58.5 European credits). Specific admissions and/or academic conditions may apply.

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