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Economic and business activity is becoming increasingly internationalized. There is a great demand for business students who are equipped with conceptual and analytical skills and can formulate feasible and effective management policies in a complex international setting. The objective of the Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business Management (BBA-IBM), program is to respond to this need. The program provides useful preparation for careers in a variety of organizations, including local business firms with international trade, licensing or financial arrangements; headquarters or subsidiaries of multinational companies; banks and other international financial institutions, and various governmental organizations.



The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics (FBAE) is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest-standing, most recognized form of specialized accreditation that an institution and its business programs can earn. Accreditation is a voluntary, nongovernmental process that includes a rigorous external review of a school's mission, faculty qualifications, curricula, and ability to provide the highest-quality programs.


Admission Requirements

Applicants must pass the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II (any strand) or its equivalent as identified by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE). An applicant is accepted if he or she fulfills all the University admission requirements. In addition, there are three states of selection to the BBA, acceptance, conditional acceptance, and rejection. Students may be assigned MAT 105 as a remedial course in light of their composite scores. All first-year applicants must complete the Admission Requirements.


Graduation Requirements

Students seeking a BBA-International Business Management Concentration must complete a total of 92 credits with an overall average of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum average of 2.3/4.0 in the core and concentration requirements. These 92 credits are divided into:



Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (12cr.)
ENL 213 Sophomore Rhetoric (LAC) 3 cr.
MGT 201 Fundamentals of Management 3 cr.
MAT 201 Mathematics for Business and Economics I 3 cr.
    Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year I (15cr.)
MRK 201 Fundamentals of Marketing  3 cr.
ACO 201 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
ECN 211 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
MGT 311
Business Law 3 cr.

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Summer Session Year I (7cr.)
STA 220 Applied Statistics  4 cr.

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
3 cr.
Fall Semester Year II (12cr.)
ACO 311 Managerial Accounting  3 cr.
MGT 323 Software Tools for Business Applications 3 cr.
ECN 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
3 cr.
Spring Semester Year II (16cr.)
BAF 311 Principles of Financial Management I  3 cr.
MGT 317 Organizational Behavior 3 cr.
BUS 481 Management Internship  1 cr.
MGT 315 International Business  3 cr.

  Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 6 cr.
Summer Session Year II (3cr.)

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
Fall Semester Year III (12cr.)
BAF 433 International Business Finance 3 cr.
MRK 423 International Marketing 3 cr.
International Business Management  3 cr.

Elective to Major Course
3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (15cr.)
MRK 315 Import-Export Management  3 cr.
MGT 433 Business Policy and Strategic Management 3 cr.
MGT 435 Business Research Methods  3 cr.
431 International Economics 3 cr.

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
3 cr.


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