What is Management Major?

The BBA concentration in Management at USAL is offered by the Faculty of Management, Finance, and Economics. The program prepares the student for entry-level positions in operations management or personnel administration; for the broader managerial responsibilities that usually come with promotion and continue to expand throughout one’s career; or to start and manage entrepreneurial venture. Students are equipped with the tools necessary to join industrial, commercial and banking institutions, as well as public institutions, tourism and insurance companies.

Courses are designed to develop the necessary skills, insight, and knowledge for dealing with the human and organizational aspects of management and also to develop the analytical and creative skills required for allocating and utilizing resources and for making managerial decisions.

Study program and Credits

University Requirements: (9 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

EngL 201

English Communication Skills I

Test

3 credits

2.        

EngL 202

English Communication Skills II

ENGL 201

3 credits

3.        

ARAB 201

Arabic Communication Skills

Test

3 credits

 

Faculty Requirements (Core) Courses: (48 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

ACCt 210

Accounting I

Co. ENGL 030

3 credits

2.        

ACCt 215

Accounting II

ACCT 210

3 credits

3.        

BUSS 210

Business Communication I

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

4.        

BUSS 310

Business Communication II

BUSS 210

3 credits

5.        

BUSS 305

Business Ethics

MGNT 210

3 credits

6.        

BUSS 320

Business Law

MGNT 210

3 credits

7.        

BUSS 330

Quantitative Methods for Business

MATH 205+206

3 credits

8.        

ECON 210

Principles of Microeconomics

 

3 credits

9.        

ECON 220

Principles of Macroeconomics

 

3 credits

10.    

FINC 210

Business Finance

ACCT 210

3 credits

11.    

HRMn 210

Introduction to Human Resources Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

12.    

MGNT 210

Principles of  Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

13.    

MGNT 480

Entrepreneurship

Senior standing

3 credits

14.    

MIST 210

Management Information Systems

CSCI 200,  Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

15.    

MKTG 210

Introduction to Marketing

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

16.    

MATH 205

Math for  Business

Test

3 credits

 

 

Concentration Requirements: (required: 28 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

ACCT 220

Managerial Accounting

ACCT 215

3 credits

2.        

MGNT 310

Total Quality Management

MGNT 210

3 credits

3.        

MGNT 320

Leadership

MGNT 210

3 credits

4.        

HRMN 440

Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

HRMN 350

3 credits

5.        

MGNT 330

Organizational Behavior

MGNT 210

3 credits

6.        

MGNT 410

Operations Management

MATH205, MATH206

3 credits

7.        

MGNT 450

Strategic Management

Senior Standing

3 credits

8.        

MATH 206

Statistics I

CO. ENGL201+Test

3 credits

9.        

CSCI 200

Introduction to  IT

 

3 credits

10.    

BUSS 490

Internship

60 credits

1 credit

Terms of affiliation

– Possession of Lebanese Secondary School Certificate – Section II or its equivalent.
– A written examination to determine the level in the Arabic language and one of the foreign languages (English or French).
– Pass the stage of academic guidance, which aims to determine the suitability of the potential and qualifications of the student with competence.