Normally, there are two admission deadlines a year;
Criteria for Admission to the BBA ProgramStudents are normally admitted as sophomores to the BBA program either through direct admission, through transfer from other Faculties at AUB or through transfer from other universities. Students may also be admitted as junior transfers from other Faculties at AUB or from outside AUB.
I. Direct Admission These students are normally admitted directly from secondary school into the sophomore class at OSB. For complete and detailed information regarding admission to the university, see the Admissions section of the Undergraduate AUB Academic Catalogue . All direct admissions are decided by the university Unified Admissions Committee.II. Transfer into OSB As per OSB's bylaws, all transfer decisions are made by the Undergraduate Admissions Committee.1) Transfer from the Freshman Class of the Faculty of Arts and SciencesEligibility conditions are:
All final admissions decisions depend on the overall quality of the eligible applicant pool and the number of available places for the term in question.2) Transfer from other Faculties at AUBNon-OSB students at AUB, other than those from the freshman class of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, may apply for a transfer to OSB in order to pursue a BBA degree. To be eligible for an internal transfer, the applicant must:
Students with a minimum overall average of less than 77 may be considered (through a petition at OSB) for an internal transfer provided they have taken a minimum of 15 credit hours of business courses and provided they have a minimum average of 80 in these business courses.It is important to note that for transfer purposes, late freshman students who have taken more than 30 credits but less than or equal to 45 credits are treated as freshman students (i.e. they must meet freshman transfer requirements).All final admissions decisions depend on the overall quality of the eligible applicant pool and the number of available places for the term in question.3) Transfer from Outside AUB (other universities)Students currently pursuing an undergraduate degree at another university in Lebanon or abroad may apply for transfer to the OSB sophomore or junior class. To be eligible for admission to AUB and to OSB's business program, the applicant must:
All final admissions decisions depend on the overall quality of the eligible applicant pool and the number of available places for the term in question.III. Business as a Second Degree The OSB Undergraduate Admissions Committee evaluates all applications for the BBA as a second degree and makes recommendations to the Dean. To be eligible for admission, the student must have a first degree from an appropriately accredited institution of higher education recognized by AUB with a cumulative average of no less than 75 (or its equivalent).All final admissions decisions depend on the overall quality of the eligible applicant pool and the number of available places for the term in question.IV. Dual Degree Students may upon approval of the Faculty concerned, complete the requirements for the second degree while registered in another Faculty at AUB. In such a case, a student will be granted two degrees at the same time upon graduation. If tuition differs, students will pay the higher of the tuitions. To be eligible for a dual degree with OSB, the applicant must:
Information about deadlines and applications are available in the Undergraduate AUB Academic Catalogue. All final admissions decisions depend on the overall quality of the eligible applicant pool and the number of available places for the term in question.V. Business as a Minor Field of Study Students who wish to obtain a minor in business are required to complete 18 credit hours in the following business courses:
In addition, students must attain a cumulative grade average of at least 77 across these courses.It is important to note that:No business courses required by the Faculty in which the student is pursuing his/her major field of study (the “Major Faculty") may be counted toward the business minor. In cases where a student has taken business courses as a requirement by the student's major Faculty, the student must take additional business electives to achieve the total 18 credits required for the minor. In all cases, course prerequisites, as stipulated in OSB's curriculum, apply and are strictly enforced