College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

​Introduction

As a specialization, administration is at the heart of business management. Administration graduates are equipped with competencies that enable them to draw and administer integrated plans for the units and institutions they serve, in addition to the ability to supervise and control through sound decision-making processes. They also have skills in project administration and supervision in the wide sense of the word.
The focus of administration as a specialization is to prepare administrators according to scientific methods and standards, enabling them to carry out their jobs in planning, organizing, advising and supervising. They are also trained to take up institutional jobs in the areas of finance, human resources, operation management, marketing, and research and development, in addition to their ability to contribute to the relation between their employer and employer's peer institutions.

Program content

The BA in Business Administration (Management) is an integrated program which covers the main areas required for practicing management in various organizations. The academic plan aims at meeting the needs of practicing administration from employment and strategic perspectives. On the employment front, the plan caters for what is needed in financial, operational and human resources management; and on the strategic front the academic plan caters for wider matters such as: strategic and administrative policies of the organization as a whole, organizational behavior, information processing within the organization, application of up-to-date technologies.
In addition to the knowledge base outlined above, the academic plan emphasizes the need for mastering practical skills by using case studies with most courses, and employing a variety of teaching and evaluation strategies customized for different components of the program.

Program Information

Number of academic courses: 42

Number of academic years: 4
Study language: English Number of semesters: 12
Mode of study: click here    Total number of credit hours: 130

Conditions for admission to the program

To view the general admission criteria and registration steps, please visit the admission portal (click here).

Program objectives

The BA in Business Administration aims at preparing a specialized workforce and developing the skills and competencies needed for meeting the requirements of the job market in both public and private sectors.

The graduates of the program are expected to:

1-Show understanding for practicing administrative jobs in various organizations.

2-Specify objectives for administrative units and organizations.

3-Distribute tasks and responsibilities among employees and specify the areas of authorities within the organization.

4-Encourage and stimulate employees to fulfill the organizations' objectives.

5-Evaluate performance and following standard procedures.

6-Suggest and draw long-term policies and plans.

7-Specify and envisage opportunities, challenges and threats to the organization from surrounding external environment.

8-Utilize up-to-date technologies in the administrative operations.

Justification for offering BA in Business Administration

The following reasons and needs justify offering the program:

A.The importance of administrative jobs in any organization.

B.The continuous demands of the job market for administrative jobs.

C.The large number of applicants to specialize business administration.

Employment opportunities

The BA in Business Administration (Management) prepares graduates to work in a wide variety of management positions and jobs in the public and private sectors, including the following:

•Director, general director, chairperson of a department, chairperson of a section, Director of an administration

•Planning specialist

•Chairperson of an administrative sector

•Assistant administrative inspector, administrative inspector

•Assistant administrative supervisor, administrative supervisor

•Personnel supervisor, personnel inspector.

Summary of Program Requirements

Contact Hours Credit Hours Requirement
51 34 University Requirement
85.5 57 College Requirement
45 30 Department Requirement
13.5 9 Concentration Requirement
195 130 Total Requirements for Graduation

University Requirements
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG001​ English Language Skills 16
CS001 Computer Essentials 3
MATH001 Fundamentals of Math 3
COMM001 Communication Skills 2
CI001 Academic Skills 2
ISLAM101 Introduction to Islamic Culture 2
ISLAM102 Professional Conduct & Ethics in Islam 2
ISLAM103 Islamic Economic System​ 2 ISLAM101
ISLAM104 Social System and Human Rights 2 ISLAM102
Total 34
College Requirements
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ACCT101 Principles of Accounting 3 Passing the First Year
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 Passing the First Year
STAT101 Statistics 3 Passing the First Year
ECON101 Microeconomics 3 Passing the First Year
LAW101 Legal Environment of Business 3 Passing the First Year
ECOM101 E-Commerce 3
MGT201 Marketing Management 3 MGT101
FIN101 Principles of Finance 3 ACCT101
MGT211 Human Resources Management 3 MGT101
STAT201 Quantitative Methods 3 STAT101
ECON201 Macroeconomics 3
MIS201 Management of Information Systems 3 MGT101
MGT301 Organizational Behavior 3 MGT211
ACCT301 Cost Accounting 3 ACCT101
MGT 311 Introduction to Operations Management 3 MGT101+STAT101
MGT321 Introduction to International Business 3
ECOM201 Introduction to E-management 3 MGT101
MGT322 Logistics Management 3 MGT101
MGT401 Strategic Management 3 MGT201 + FIN101
Total 57
Business Administration Department Requirements
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT421 Communications Management 3 MGT101
MGT312 Decision Making and Problem Solving 3 MGT101
MGT323 Project Management 3 MGT311
MGT403 Knowledge Management 3 MGT101
MGT402 Entrepreneurship & Small Business 3 MGT101
MGT422 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility 3
MGT404 Organization Design and Development 3 MGT101
MGT324 Public Management 3 MGT101
MGT430 Internship 6 Complete 90 Credit Hours
Total 30
Concentration Requirement (Only one concentration must be chosen)
Business Administration Concentration
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT325 Management of Technology 3 MGT101
MGT424 Quality Management 3 MGT101
MGT425 Spreadsheet Decision Modeling 3 MGT101
Total 9
Accounting Concentration
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ACCT201 Financial Accounting 3 ACCT101
ACCT422 Tax & Zakat Accounting 3 ACCT201
ACCT402 Introduction To Accounting Information Systems 3 ACCT101 + MIS201
Total 9
E-Commerce Concentration
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ECOM301 E-Marketing 3 MGT201
ECOM421 E-Business Strategies and Business Models 3 MGT401
IT404 Web Design 3
Total 9
Finance Concentration
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
FIN201 Corporate Finance 3 FIN101
FIN401 Banks Management 3 FIN101
FIN402 Financial Institutions and Markets 3 FIN101
Total 9
First Year Semester 1
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG001 English Language Skills 8
CS001 Computer Essentials 3
CI001 Academic Skills 2
Total 13
First Year Semester 2
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG001 English Language Skills 4
MATH001 Fundamentals of Math 3
COMM001 Communication Skills 2
Total 9
First Year Semester 3
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG001 English Language Skills 4
Total 4
Second YearSemester 4
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 Passing the first year
ACCT101 Principles of Accounting 3 Passing the first year
STAT101 Statistics 3 Passing the first year
ISLAM101 Introduction to Islamic Culture 2 Passing the first year
Total 11
Second YearSemester 5
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ECON101 Microeconomics 3 Passing the first year
ECOM101 E-Commerce 3
MGT201 Marketing Management 3 MGT101
LAW101 Legal Environment of Business 3 Passing the first year
Total 12
Second YearSemester 6
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
FIN101 Principles of Finance 3 ACCT101
MGT211 H.R. Management 3 MGT101
STAT201 Quantitative Methods 3 STAT101
ISLAM102 Professional Conduct & Ethics in Islam 2
Total 11
Third YearSemester 7
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ECON201 Macroeconomics 3
MIS201 Management of Information Systems 3 MGT101
MGT301 Organizational Behaviour 3 MGT211
MGT312 Decision Making and Problem Solving 3 MGT101
Total 12
Third YearSemester 8
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ACCT301 Cost Accounting 3 ACCT101
MGT311 Intro to Operations Management 3 MGT101 + STAT101
MGT321 Intro to International Business 3
ISLAM103 Islamic Economic System​ 2 ISLM101
Total 11
Third YearSemester 9
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ECOM201 Introduction to E-Management 3 MGT101
MGT322 Logistics Management 3 MGT101
MGT324 Public Management 3 MGT101
MGT323 Project Management 3 MGT311
Total 12
Fourth Year Semester 10
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT401 Strategic Management 3 MGT201+FIN101
MGT403 Knowledge Management 3 MGT101
MGT404 Organization Design and Development 3 MGT101
Concentration Level 10 3 Con. Table
Total 12
Fourth Year Semester 11
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ISLAM104 Social System and Human Rights 2 ISLM102
MGT402 Entrepreneurship 3 MGT101
MGT421 Communications Management 3 MGT101
Concentration Level 11 3 Con. Table
Total 11
Fourth YearSemester 12
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT430 Internship 6 Complete 90 Hours
MGT422 Business Ethics and Organization Social Responsibility 3
Concentration Level 12 3 Con. Table
Total 12
Business Administration Program Concentrations
Concentration (Business Administration) - Business Administration Program
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT325 Management of Technology
MGT424 Quality Management
MGT425 Spreadsheet Decision Modeling
Total
Concentration (Accounting) - Business Administration Program
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ACCT201 Financial Accounting
ACCT422 Tax & Zakat Accounting
ACCT402 Introduction To Accounting Information Systems
Total
Concentration (E-Cmmerce) - Business Administration Program
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ECOM301 E-Marketing
IT404 Web Design
ECOM421 E-Business Strategy and Business Models
Total
Concentration (Business Administration) - for other Programs
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
FIN201 Corporate Finance
FIN402 Financial Institutions and Markets
FIN401 Banks Management
Total
Concentration (Business Administration) - for other programs
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
MGT312 Decision Making and Problem Solving
MGT402 Entrepreneurship and Small Business
MGT323 Project Management
Total
Brief Description

The internship ​provides qualified students with an opportunity to receive professional training and experience in an actual work environment. ​ This Internship is an ongoing seminar between the student, the faculty member and the employment supervisor.  ​It involves an Internship Application and Learning Agreement, periodic meetings with the faculty representative, professional experience at a level equivalent to other senior-level courses and submission of material as established in the Internship Application.

Semester

Semester 8 (10 weeks).

Time Allocation and Scheduling Arrangement

One semester after completing 90 credit hours of the study plan.

Number of Credit Hours

6 credit hours.

Intended Learning Outcomes

To examine one's own aptitudes toward work in the field of Finance and to consider which aspects of Finance best match one's own interests. ​

To apply academic learning to workplace practices.

To develop the professional sense of the trainee.

To practice and develop professional skills, such as oral, written, and interpersonal communications.

To demonstrate high problem solving capability.

To demonstrate awareness of organizational behavior and management methods.

To demonstrate and develop critical thinking.

To improve educational experience away from what is taught in classrooms.

To improve overall understanding of the Organization's working structure and mechanisms.

Assessment Procedures

40 % for internship activities (assigned by the on-training supervisor).

30 % for the apprehension and the assiduity of the student (assigned by the academic supervisor).

30 % for the substance and the style of the training report (assigned by the department)​.

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