BBA

BBA (Hons.) program give our students a detailed understanding of the processes in a business and the option to acquire expertise in one specialization area. The program offers a variety of specializations to choose from depending on the student’s area of interest including Management, Finance, Marketing, Information & Operations Management and Entrepreneurship. The curriculum also inculcates strong communication skills and offers significant exposure to social sciences as well.

This Program aims to:

  •   Equip students with a variety of organizing, planning, controlling, team-building and communication skills necessary to effectively manage and lead organizations in diverse and dynamic environments
  •   Provide students with an understanding of contemporary social, economic and political realities which impact the business environment in Pakistan as well as globally
  •   Nurture problem analysis and decision-making skills required for handling challenges faced by modern businesses. Students will be imparted sustaining potential through the development of management knowledge and skills
  •   Maintain an industry driven blend between theory and practical application in teaching
  •   Integrate knowledge of the functional areas of business and funnel into a coherent strategic whole to enable students to see management problems in a holistic perspective
  •   Impart ability to design and propose effective policies for value creation through core business processes of an organization
  •   Encourage ‘out of the box’ thinking and novel solution finding for conventional and non-conventional problems in management domain
  •   Demonstrate an awareness of the ethical considerations and social responsibilities in the conduct of business. Graduates will be able to evaluate community responsibilities in organizations and society to propose innovative solutions for complex issues faced by organizations in the pretext of local value system
  •   Improve interpersonal skills required for effective teamwork and developing cordial work environments. Nourish leadership and initiative taking capabilities coupled with written and oral competencies to enrich managerial effectiveness
  •   Equip students with quantitative and qualitative tools to identify potential business opportunities and successfully materialize new entrepreneurial ventures

Outline

UCP Business School’s BBA (Hons.) program combines a strong foundation in business fundamentals and expertise in one specialization area of student’s choice out of Management, Finance, Marketing, Information & Operations Management and Entrepreneurship. The curriculum offers significant exposure to humanities and social sciences as well.

This Program aims to:

  • Equip students with a variety of organizing, planning, controlling, team-building and communicating skills necessary to effectively manage and lead organizations in diverse and dynamic environments
  • Provide students with an understanding of contemporary social, economic and political realities which impact the business environment in Pakistan as well as globally
  • Nurture problem analysis and decision making skills required for handling challenges faced by modern businesses. Students will be imparted sustaining potential through development of management knowledge and skills
  • Maintain an industry driven blend between theory and practical application in teaching
  • Integrate knowledge of the functional areas of business and funnel into a coherent strategic whole to enable students see management problems in a holistic perspective
  • Impart ability to design and propose effective policies for value creation through core business processes of any organization
  • Encourage ‘out of box’ thinking and novel solution finding for conventional and non-conventional problems in management domain
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the ethical considerations and social responsibilities in the conduct of business. Graduates will be able to evaluate community responsibilities in organizations and society and propose innovative solutions to complex issues faced by organizations in the pretext of local value system
  • Improve interpersonal skills required for effective teamwork and developing cordial work environments. Nourish leadership and initiative taking capabilities coupled with written and oral competencies to enrich managerial effectiveness.
  • Equip students with quantitative and qualitative tools to identify potential business opportunities and successfully materialize new entrepreneurial ventures.

The degree is awarded after completion of 126 credit hours of coursework with minimum CGPA of 2.00. The degree requirements are normally completed in eight semesters spread over four years.

Curriculum Structure:

  • S. No. Category Cr. Hrs (Number of Courses)
  • 1Core Courses51(17)
  • 2Business Electives15(05)
  • 3Business Major12(04)
  • 4General Education Courses24(08)
  • 5Compulsory Courses24(08)
  • 6Internship(Non-credited)Total
  • 126(42)

Each student is required to complete internship of minimum 6 weeks in any organization approved by Program Office. This internship is compulsory requirement for degree completion, though it is neither credited nor graded.
Objectives of BBA Internship are:

  • To help students understand dynamism of regular business processes and integration of different functional areas in an organizational setting
  • To encourage students apply their skills acquired through classroom learning experience, into practice
  • To improve students’ work-related proficiencies such as communication skills, confidence and abilities to work with others
  • To connect students with the corporate world (or public or third sectors) in preparation of their full-time employment hunt
  • To raise UCP Business School’s awareness among potential employers and recruiters through the network of internees

BBA Internship Guide documented by Program Office carries all general regulations stipulated to manage and monitor these internships. Students are provided latest revision of this document at the time of registering for their internships.

Road Map

List of Courses - BBA

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Basic Mathematics3Compulsory
  • 2Introduction to IT3Compulsory
  • 3Introduction to Business3Core
  • 4English Reading and Comprehension3Compulsory
  • 5Basic English Writing3Compulsory
  • Total15
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1College Mathematics3Core
  • 2Introduction to Financial Accounting3Core
  • 3Microeconomics for Business3Core
  • 4Business Law3Core
  • 5Advanced English Writing3Compulsory
  • 6Islamic and Arabic Studies3Compulsory
  • Total18

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Pakistan Studies3Compulsory
  • 2Introduction to Managerial Accounting3Core
  • 3Macroeconomics for Business3Core
  • 4Business Statistics3Core
  • 5Communication Skills3Compulsory
  • 6GEE¹-I3Elective
  • Total18
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Fundamentals of Marketing3Core
  • 2Introduction to Information Systems3Core
  • 3Business Finance3Core
  • 4Quantitative Analysis3Core
  • 5Fundamentals of Management and Organization3Core
  • 6GEE-II3Elective
  • Total18

  • Year 3, Semester 5


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Introduction to Human Resource Management3Core
  • 2Financial Management3Core
  • 3Marketing Management3Core
  • 4Fundamentals of Operations Management3Core
  • 5GEE-III3Elective
  • Total15
  • Year 3, Semester 6


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Organizational Behavior3Core
  • 2Research Skills for Business3Core
  • 3Tax Management3Core
  • 4Business Strategy and Planning3Core
  • 5Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management3Core
  • Total15

  • Year 4, Semester 7


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Business Elective – I (Marketing Division)3Elective
  • 2Business Elective – II (Finance Division)3Elective
  • 3Business Elective – III (Management Division)3Elective
  • 4Business Elective – IV (IOM² Division)3Elective
  • 5Business Elective – V (Entrepreneurship Division)3Elective
  • Total15
  • Year 4, Semester 8


    S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
  • 1Major I3Elective
  • 2Major II3Elective
  • 3Major III3Elective
  • 4Major IV3Elective
  • Total12

¹ General Education Elective
² Information and Operations Management

  1. Tables provided above are for illustration purposes only. Actual semester workload of a student may vary from the one shown above, on grounds of choices made by the student or any requirements / conditions stipulated by UCP Business School.
  2. UCP Business School reserves the right to make changes in any information presented herewith, as and whenever deemed necessary or appropriate. Errors and omissions expected.

Admission Criteria

Candidates are eligible for admission to this program if they have completed FA/F.Sc./I.Com./A-Level or equivalent with minimum second division. Admission is granted on merit determined based on scores earned in admission test and academic record.

Prospects

UCP BBA finds its strength in a well-articulated, coherent program design synergizing theoretical foundations in business education areas and practitioners’ insights obtained through relevant, continually updated content and accordingly experienced faculty. A combination of structured breadth orientation and flexibility to pick elective courses matching one’s aptitude, allows students to make the best use of program offerings. The program, therefore, renders strong prospects for our BBA graduates to get a foothold in a competitive job market or excel in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Graduates who prefer to go for higher studies, locally or abroad, also find confidence in having UCP-BBA among their credentials at the time of seeking admissions.

BBA program at UCP gives the student a chance to pursue further studies or opting for a professional career. The student may apply for the Master program in well-reputed universities, locally or abroad. Another option for the student is to use their specialized knowledge to build up a career and get a foothold in a competitive job market or excel in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Fee Structure

BBA (Hons) - (4 yrs, 8 semesters)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 4212627,00025,0001,159,000160,000

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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