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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Benefit from the diversified Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (BBA) at OSB

​​Students who plan to graduate from AUB with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (BBA) must earn a total number of minimum 120 credits distributed as per the below:

For students admitted starting Fall 23-24

  • Freshman year (or high school year): 30 credits transferred
  • Core business courses: 36 credits (includes three 0-credit workshops)
  • Business concentration courses: 15 credits
  • Arabic communication skills: 3 credits (ARAB 201 or any other Arabic course with the attribute)
  • English communication skills: 6 credits (ENGL 203 & ENGL 204)
  • Cultures & Histories: 3 credits 
  • Cultures & Histories AND Social Inequality (a course which has both attributes): 3 credits
  • Cultures & Histories (History of Ideas): 3 credits
  • Community Engaged Learning: 3 credits
  • Social sciences: 6 credits (ECON 211 & ECON 212)
  • Understanding the World: 3 credits
  • Quantitative thought: 9 credits (MATH 203 & MATH 204 & CMPS 208)

For students admitted prior to Fall 23-24

  • Freshman year (or high school year): 30 credits transferred
  • Core business courses: 36 credits (includes three 0-credit workshops)
  • Business concentration courses: 15 credits
  • Arabic communication skills: 3 credits (ARAB 201 or any other Arabic course with the attribute)
  • English communication skills: 6 credits (ENGL 203 & ENGL 204)
  • Humanities: 9 credits (6 credits from List I & 3 credits from List I or II)
  • Natural sciences: 6 credits
  • Social sciences: 6 credits (ECON 211 & ECON 212)
  • Quantitative thought: 9 credits (MATH 203 & MATH 204 & CMPS 208)

Students may opt to pursue a Double Concentration by completing 12 credits for the second concentration; the Free Business Elective can be counted within those 12 credits provided that it belongs to the chosen second concentration.

Information on course descriptions and OSB rules and regulation are available in the OSB Catalogue.


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