Courses

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Semester-wise sequence of courses

Freshman Semester - 1 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Principles of Microeconomics

ECO103

3

-

2

Philosophy, Logic and Ethics/Socioeconomic Philosophy of Islam

HUM357/SSC301

3

-

3

Introduction to Computer Applications

MIS103

3

-

4

English Grammar and Composition

SSC101

3

-

5

Foundations of Human Behavior

SSC104

3

-

  Semester - 2 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Principles of Accounting

ACC111

3

-

2

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO104

3

-

3

Speech Communication

HUM201

1+2

-

4

Principles of Management

MGT201

3

-

5

Introduction to Statistics

MTS102

3

-

6

Calculus with Applications-I

MTS104

3

-

Sophomore Semester - 3 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Financial Accounting

ACC201

3

ACC111

2

Introduction to Business Finance

FIN201

3

-

3

Organizational Behavior

MGT221

3

SSC104, MGT201

4

Principles of Marketing

MKT201

3

-

5

Statistical Inference (with econometrics lab)

MTS202

3

MTS101/MTS104, MTS102

6

Pakistan History

SSC151

3

-

  Semester - 4 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Analysis of Pakistani Industries

ECO211

3

ECO103/ECO201, ECO104/ECO202

2

Financial Institutions and Markets

FIN301

3

FIN201

3

Financial Management

FIN401

3

FIN201

4

Business Communication (2+1 CH)

MGT211

3

MGT201, SSC104

5

Business Mathematics and Linear Algebra

MTS212

3

MTS101 / MTS104


Important Note

- Students are eligible to carry out their responsible citizen initiative (RCI)/social internships right after their 1st year of studies/2nd semester and should complete this mandatory graduation requirement by the end of their 3rd year of studies/6th semester.

Semester-wise sequence of courses

Junior Semester - 5 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Management Accounting

ACC381

3

ACC111,ACC201

2

Human Resource Management

HRM401

3

MGT201, MKT201

3

Business Law

LAW205

3

-

4

Methods of Business Research

MKT301

3

MKT201, MTS202

5

Language-I

SSC201/205/209

4

-

  Semester - 6 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Production and Operations Management

MGT311

3

FIN201, MGT201, MKT201

2

Entrepreneurship

MGT421

3

FIN201, MGT201, MKT201

3

Marketing Issues in Pakistan

MKT401

3

MKT201

4

Language-II

SSC202/206/210

4

SSC201/205/209

5

Business elective I

-

3

-

Senior Semester - 7 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Managerial Policy

MGT430

3

ECO103, ECO201, FIN201,HRM401, ECO113, MGT201, MGT211, MGT221, MKT201

2

Social Science and Liberal Arts elective

SSC

3

SSC102

3

Personal Effectiveness (non-credit course)

SSC240

-

MGT201, MGT211, MGT221, MKT201

4

Business elective II

-

3

-

5

Business elective III

-

3

-

6

Business elective IV

-

3

-

  Semester - 8 Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

1

Experiential learning project (ELP)**

PRJ491

6

-

2

Business elective V

-

3

-

3

Business elective VI

-

3

-

4

Business elective VII

-

3

-

**ELP is a project, equivalent to 2 courses of 6 credit hours which will also be incorporated in CGPA.


Important Note

- Corporate Internship can only be carried out in the summer after the sixth semester (i.e. after completion of all the courses till sixth semester as mentioned in the aforementioned table). However, students from the spring intake batch can be provided with a special provision to carry out their corporate internships during the subsequent summer after their fifth semester studies i.e. by the end of spring semester every year.

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University Cores

  • Course title Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

    Speech Communication

    HUM201

    3

    -

    English Grammar and Composition

    SSC101

    3

    -

    Pakistan History

    SSC151

    3

    -

    Socioeconomic Philosophy of Islam (SEPI) or Philosophy, Logic and Ethics (PLE)**

    SSC301 / HUM357

    3

    -

    **All Muslim students are required to register for SEPI. Non-Muslim students may take either SEPI and PLE.

    Business core courses

    Course title Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

    Principles of Accounting

    ACC111

    3

    -

    Financial Accounting

    ACC201

    3

    ACC111

    Management Accounting

    ACC381

    3

    ACC111, ACC201

    Principles of Microeconomics

    ECO103

    3

    -

    Principles of Macroeconomics

    ECO104

    3

    -

    Analysis of Pakistani Industries

    ECO211

    3

    ECO103 / ECO201 and ECO104 / ECO202

    Introduction to Business Finance

    FIN201

    3

    -

    Financial Institutions and Markets

    FIN301

    3

    FIN201

    Financial Management

    FIN401

    3

    FIN201

    Human Resource Management

    HRM401

    3

    MGT201, MKT201

    Business Law

    LAW205

    3

    -

    Principles of Management

    MGT201

    3

    -

    Business Communication (2+1 CH)

    MGT211

    3

    MGT201, SSC104

    Organizational Behavior

    MGT221

    3

    MGT201, SSC104

    Production and Operations Management

    MGT311

    3

    FIN201, MGT201, MKT201

    Entrepreneurship

    MGT421

    3

    FIN201, MGT201, MKT201

    Managerial Policy

    MGT430

    3

    ECO103, ECO201, FIN201, HRM401, ECO113, MGT201, MGT211, MGT221, MKT201

    Principles of Marketing

    MKT201

    3

    -

    Methods of Business Research

    MKT301

    3

    MKT201, MTS202

    Marketing Issues in Pakistan

    MKT401

    3

    MKT201

    Foundation of Human Behaviour

    SSC104

    3

    -

    Language-I*

    SSC201/205/209

    4

    -

    Language-II*

    SSC202/206/210

    4

    SSC201/205/209

    * All students must take both modules (I and II) of the same language

    Non-specialization courses

    Course title Course code Credit hours Pre-requisite

    Introduction to Computer Applications

    MIS103

    3

    -

    Introduction to Statistics

    MTS102

    3

    -

    Calculus with Applications-I

    MTS104

    3

    -

    Statistical Inference (with econometrics lab)

    MTS202

    3

    MTS101 / MTS104, MTS102

    Business Mathematics and Linear Algebra

    MTS212

    3

    MTS101 / MTS104

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BBA Electives as per PA 2021-22

D. Business electives

Students can choose a minimum of five and a maximum of 7 courses as business electives. These may be chosen from any of the courses offered by the Business School that are not core courses for the BBA program. That is, courses offered by Finance department (course codes starting with FIN, Accounting and Law department (courses codes starting with ACC and LAW), courses offered by Marketing department (courses codes starting with MKT) and courses offered by the department of Management (course codes MGT, HRM, ENT) subject to fulfillment of pre-requisites. Students can also opt courses offered by the department of Economics from the Economics and Social Sciences School (courses starting with ECO). List of course offerings differ semester to semester and students can find the current offerings on the relevant websites or with the relevant program offices.

E. Business or Social Science Electives

Depending upon the business electives chosen, these two courses are open to choose either from business school (as business electives) or from social science courses offered by the Economics and Social Sciences School. List of course offerings differ semester to semester and students can find the current offerings on the relevant websites or with the relevant program offices.

F. Non-specialization elective courses

Students can choose one elective course of any discipline offered by any school at IBA (other than cores or business elective) as one of their non-specialization electives. List of course offerings differ semester to semester and students can find the current offerings on the relevant websites or with the relevant program offices.