Bachelor in Banking Studies

General

Program Description

About ISEB

ISEB has the role of ensuring a proper theoretical and practical education in banking studies.

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It prepares its students for the bachelor and master degrees in banking studies and is active in continuous learning.

Its Faculty is composed of more than 60 teachers, all college graduates enjoying the substantial experience in the banking sector, most of whom are working for the major banks in Lebanon in key senior positions.

The Bachelor Degree in Banking Studies

Courses are spread over three years and covering 180 Credits ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

Students can enroll either to the English version of the BBS or to the French one.

The English Curriculum is the following:

Curriculum

Semester 1

  • Accounting (4 crédits)
  • Commercial law (3 crédits)
  • Introduction to bank marketing (3 crédits)
  • Introduction to the Bank and Its functions (4 crédits)
  • Management Principles (3 crédits)
  • Mathematics (4 crédits)
  • micro-economy (4 crédits)

Semester 2

  • Banking Law Introduction (3 crédits)
  • Economic environment of the bank (4 crédits)
  • Ethical issues and banking (3 crédits)
  • Financial mathematics and applications in the bank operations (4 crédits)
  • Money and banking (4 crédits)
  • Statistics and applications to banking (4 crédits)
  • English writing (3 crédits)
  • Human rights (3 crédits)

Semester 3

  • oBank Accounting (4 crédits)
  • Basic Banking Operations (3 crédits)
  • Dynamics of organizations (3 crédits)
  • Finance I (4 crédits)
  • Internal Audit Principles (3 crédits)
  • International Economic Relations (4 crédits)
  • Strategic Banking Marketing (3 crédits)
  • International & Islamic Banking (4 crédits)

Semester 4

  • Banking Law II (4 crédits)
  • Cost Accounting (4 crédits)
  • Finance II (4 crédits)
  • Internship Report (12 crédits)
  • Management II (4 crédits)
  • Selling Technics (4 crédits)
  • English Conversation - (4 crédits)
  • Human Resources Management (4 crédits)

Semester 5

  • Anti-money laundering (3 crédits)
  • Banking risks (4 crédits)
  • Business English (3 crédits)
  • Operations and foreign exchange market (3 crédits)
  • Preparation of a credit file (3 crédits)
  • Quantitative methods and applications in banking (3 crédits)
  • Retail Banking (3 crédits)
  • New techniques in banking services (4 crédits)

Semester 6

  • Analysis of banks financial statements (4 crédits)
  • Consumer behavior (4 crédits)
  • The economic policy of the State (4 crédits)
  • International banking operations (4 crédits)
  • Public finance and taxation of banking products (4 crédits)
  • Strategic Bank management (4 crédits)
  • The Financial Markets and Investment (3 crédits)
  • Social media in banking (3 crédits)

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Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

Saint-Joseph University of Beirut (USJ) is a private Lebanese university that was established in 1875. The university and its degrees are officially recognized by the Lebanese state, in accordance wit ... Read More

Saint-Joseph University of Beirut (USJ) is a private Lebanese university that was established in 1875. The university and its degrees are officially recognized by the Lebanese state, in accordance with the provisions of the private higher education that governs higher education in Lebanon. Read less