Management

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.