The successful use of information technology promises market competitiveness and financial reward in the international economy. This course equips students with an understanding of information technology concepts and practical techniques necessary for the challenges of the business environment. By the end of the course, students will have gained experience in analyzing and designing Information Systems through group projects, as well as have discussed issues contributing to electronic security, ethics, and the successful planning, design, development, and execution of information technology.
Course Code: 72111
This course is designed to provide mathematical functions for students enrolled in the BSBA. It begins with non-calculus topics such as functions, equations, and inequalities, before applying traditional calculus topics such as limits, continuity and differentiation. By working on mathematic problems students of the BSBA are prepared for successful careers in accounting, inventory management, and financial analysis among other streams of business administration.
Course code: 72112
The course provides an introduction to a core area of economics known as microeconomics. It considers the operation of a market economy and the problem of how best to allocate society's scarce resources. The course considers the way in which various decision making units in the economy (individuals and firms) make their consumption and production decisions and how these decisions are coordinated. It considers the laws of supply and demand, and introduces the theory of the firm, and its components, production and cost theories and models of market structure. The various causes of market failure are assessed, and consideration is given to public policies designed to correct this market failure.
Course Code: 72114
To effectively operate a business firm, future managers must have a comprehensive understanding of the political environment and its many complex elements. Students on this course will develop an understanding of key political concepts in political theory, comparative politics, public administration, and international law among others, which will help students of the BSBA in maneuvering their future business environments.