Program Objectives

  • To provide fundamental concepts and theories of business and management within specialized business sub-discipline(s)
  • To develop professional and effective communication skills
  • To develop the ability to deal with organizational problems
  • To develop effective teamwork, managerial and entrepreneurial skills
  • To prepare students to become responsible and contributing members of the community

 

Eligibility for Admission

Students with FA, FSc, or equivalent qualifications and having at least second division, securing 45% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply. Qualifying the admission test and interview is compulsory. A candidate scoring less than 40% marks each in the test and interview will stand disqualified for admission. Candidates who have secured at least 40% in the NAT are also eligible to apply.

Degree Requirements

The BBA program is of a 4 year duration, spread over 8 regular semesters, and consists of 130-136 credit hours of studies. The normal duration for completion of BBA Degree is 8 semesters over a period of 4 years. The maximum duration for obtaining BBA degree shall be 7 years.

Areas of Specialization

In the BBA program, students can now opt for five areas of specialization i.e. Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Islamic Banking & Finance.

A program coordinator can offer courses from the variety of electives in an area of specialization depending upon the availability of faculty and changing market trends. The list of elective courses given at the end is not exhaustive and new courses can be added once approved from the Academic Committee of the Institute.

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

Semester 1
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
ACC 301 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 Major or Disciplinary
BUS 301 Introduction to Business 3 Major or Disciplinary
ENG 301 English (General) 3 GE-Expository Writing
HSS 305 Fundamentals of Islamic Studies 2 GE-Islamic Studies
MGT 301 Principles of Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
MKT 311 Principles of Marketing 3 Major or Disciplinary
Semester 2
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
ACC 305 Financial Accounting 3 Major or Disciplinary
ECO 305 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Major or Disciplinary
ENG 302 English (Functional) 3 GE-Functional English
HSS 303 Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan 2 GE-Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan
ICT 301 Office Management Tools 3 GE-Applications of Information and Communication Technologies
MKT 321 Marketing Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
Semester 3
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
NSC 301 Science of climate change and its implications for development 3 GE-Natural Sciences
ECO 306 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Major or Disciplinary
HRM 401 Human Resource Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
ENI 301 Entrepreneurship 3 GE-Entrepreneurship
HSS 304 Introduction to Sociology 2 GE-Social Sciences
MTH 401 Business Mathematics 3 GE-Quantitative Reasoning
Semester 4
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
HSS 401 Civics and Community Engagement 2 GE-Civics and Community Engagement
FIN 401 Business Finance 3 Major or Disciplinary
HRM 405 Organizational Behavior 3 Major or Disciplinary
LAW 411 Business Law 3 Interdisciplinary
STA 402 Descriptive Statistics 3 GE-Quantitative Reasoning
XXX XXX Foreign Language (XXXX) 2 GE-Arts and Humanities
Semester 5
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
ACC 451 Management Accounting 3 Major or Disciplinary
HSS 505 Logic and Critical Thinking 3 Interdisciplinary
IBF 400 Essentials of Islamic Finance 3 Major or Disciplinary
FIN 411 Financial Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
ICT 405 Decision Making Tools 3 Major or Disciplinary
STA 411 Inferential Statistics 3 Interdisciplinary
Semester 6
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
COM 501 Professional Communication (Theory) 3 Interdisciplinary
HSS 415 Fundamentals of Psychology 3 Interdisciplinary
COM 505 Professional Communication (Applied) 3 Interdisciplinary
MTH 451 Quantitative Techniques for Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
PMG 501 Fundamentals of Project Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
RES 501 Research Methodology 3 Interdisciplinary
Semester 7
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
ENI 505 Corporate Social Responsibility 3 Major or Disciplinary
ECO 671 Managerial Economics 3 Major or Disciplinary
XXX XXX Elective – I 3 Major or Disciplinary
XXX XXX Elective – II 3 Major or Disciplinary
Semester 8
Code Course Title Credit Hours Category
MGT 690 Strategic Management 3 Major or Disciplinary
XXX XXX Elective – III 3 Major or Disciplinary
XXX XXX Elective – IV 3 Major or Disciplinary
RES 693 Bachelor’s Iternship/Fieldwork 3 Field Experience/Internship
RES 694 Bachelor’s Capstone Project 3 Capstone Project
Electives (Finance)
Code Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 501 Financial Statement Analysis Three (03)
FIN 511 Financial Markets and Institutions Three (03)
FIN 601 Computer Applications in Finance Three (03)
FIN 605 Contemporary Issues in Finance Three (03)
FIN 635 International Financial Management Three (03)
FIN 685 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management Three (03)
IBF 501 Islamic Banking and Finance Three (03)
TAX 621 Income Tax Law and Practice Three (03)
Electives (Marketing)
Code Course Title Credit Hours
MKT 511 Consumer Behavior Three (03)
MKT 521 Sales Management Three (03)
MKT 531 International Marketing Three (03)
MKT 541 Services Marketing Three (03)
MKT 611 Digital Marketing Three (03)
MKT 621 Brand Management Three (03)
MKT 631 Advertising and Promotional Strategies Three (03)
MKT 641 Social Marketing Three (03)
Electives (Human Resource Management)
Code Course Title Credit Hours
HRM 501 Industrial and Labor Laws Three (03)
HRM 505 Recruitment and Selection Three (03)
HRM 511 Training and Development Three (03)
HRM 515 Reward Management Three (03)
HRM 521 Leadership and Team Management Three (03)
HRM 525 Industrial Relations Three (03)
HRM 531 Group Dynamics Three (03)
Electives (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENI 615 Creativity and Innovation Three (03)
ENI 625 Effectual Entrepreneurship Three (03)
ENI 635 Digital Entrepreneurship Three (03)
ENI 645 Social Entrepreneurship Three (03)
ENI 655 Innovation Management Three (03)
Electives (Islamic Banking and Finance)
Code Course Title Credit Hours
IBF 501 Islamic Banking and Finance Three (03)
IBF 611 Islamic Financial Markets Three (03)
IBF 621 Islamic Microfinance Three (03)
IBF 625 Takaful Three (03)
IBF 651 Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions Three (03)
IBF 661 Islamic Management Three (03)
IBF 665 Islamic Wealth Management Three (03)
IBF 685 Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions Three (03)

Contacts: Enquiries can be made from the office of the Program Coordinator or Admissions Office.
E-mail: coordinator.bba@imsciences.edu.pk Tel: (+92-91) – 9217451/52 & 5861025/25