Bachelor of Arts in Management

General

Program Description

Education Program Aims

The program aims is to:

  • Provide students with knowledge of various management issues.
  • Provide practical professional skills, necessary for the choice, development, and implementation of management systems.
  • Provide analytical, assessing, modeling, and other important abilities, that can be used during a graduate's professional career, and also solving various managerial problems.

Learning Outcomes

According to the program aims the students will have the following learning outcomes:

Professional knowledge and awareness

At the end of the program the student will be able:

  1. To describe the economic phenomena and processes emerging in the fields of production, distribution, exchange, and consumption, and explain their evolution over time;
  2. To introduce the basic business-to-business feasibility approaches, up-to-date resource planning, and modern technologies;
  3. To present existing approaches to accounting, analyzing and forecasting the results of the organizations' activities;
  4. To identify issues, related to the organization's strategy development, implementation, and various aspects of management;
  5. To present the peculiarities of different sectors of the economy and their management, as well as the existing regulations and approaches of public administration and local self-government;
  6. To present the most widely used directions of modern probabilistic, optimization, statistical, econometric and other methods;
  7. To present the most widely used specialized computer programs, as well as the main directions of their application for economic analysis;
  8. To interpret basic concepts of micro- and macroeconomics, problems of global and local markets, discuss their implications.

Practical professional skills

At the end of the program the student will be able to:

  1. To make feasibility studies for business and submit various reports;
  2. To evaluate the economic efficiency of the organization's activities;
  3. To design and participate in the implementation of various business plans by organizing the work effectively as a group member and as a group leader;
  4. To choose a variety of strategies, tools, through professional analysis and calculations to enhance the effectiveness of managerial decisions made;
  5. To use relevant computer packages to solve various professional problems;
  6. To design an effective management system for the organization, enhancing the efficiency of all resources management;
  7. To identify the peculiarities and management mechanisms of individual sectors of the economy as well as of the whole economy.

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Program Curriculum Overview

Course content for year 1, semester I:

  • Armenian Language and Culture of Speech -1
  • Issues of Armenian History -1
  • Foreign Language -1
  • Russian Language-1
  • Basics of IT Implementation
  • Basics of Ecology and Environment
  • Civil Protection and Emergency First Aid to the Population
  • Physical Education
  • Theory of Economics-1
  • Higher Mathematics-1

Course units for year 1, semester II:

  • Armenian Language and Culture of Speech -2
  • Issues of Armenian History -2
  • Foreign Language -2
  • Russian Language-2
  • Theory of Economics-2
  • Higher Mathematics-2
  • Basics of Management
  • Economics Informatics
  • Physical Education

Course content for year 2, semester I:

  • Applied Statistics and Data Work
  • Basics of Law
  • Physical Education
  • Mathematics Methods in Operational Research
  • Theory of Probability
  • History of Economic Theories
  • National Economy
  • Economics of the Service Sector
  • Foreign Language in Business
  • Elective Course- (Student must choose 2 of following courses)
  • Basics of Culturology
  • Basics of Religion
  • Basics of Ethics
  • Modern Concepts of Nature
  • Basics of Logics
  • Basics of Political Science
  • Basics of Sociology
  • Basics of Psychology

Course units for year 2, semester II:

  • Basics of Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Modeling of Economic Situations
  • Statistics
  • World Economics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Computer Practice
  • Econometrics -1
  • Production Management

Course units for year 3, semester I:

  • International Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics -2
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Finances
  • Elective Course (1 of following courses)
  • International Business
  • E-trade
  • Elective Course (1 of following courses)
  • Knowledge Economics
  • Project Management
  • Coursework – 1

Course units for year 3, semester II:

  • Economics of Entities
  • Macroeconomics
  • Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Elective Course (1 of following courses)
  • Constitutional Economics
  • Logistics
  • Elective Course (1 of following courses)
  • Innovation Management
  • State and Municipal Management
  • Elective Course (1 of following courses)
  • Tax System of RA
  • Agrarian Sector Economics
  • Elective Course (1 of following courses)
  • Psychology of Management
  • Basics of Anti-crises Management
  • Coursework – 2

Course units for year 4, semester I:

  • Banking
  • Human Resources and Labor Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Government Regulation of Economy
  • Business Management

Course units for year 4, semester II:

  • Professional Internship
  • BA graduation thesis
  • Eligibility
  • Applicants must have enough knowledge of English, high school diploma.

Application Process and Necessary Documents

The application process is carried out in accordance with the admission rules of the Yerevan State University's Bachelor’s and Master's degree programs.

Foreign citizens applying for admission at Yerevan State University (YSU) should provide:

  1. Application form: http://edu.am/index.php/en/documents/index/153
  2. An admission statement: http://edu.am/index.php/en/documents/index/153
  3. A CV in English, Armenian or Russian
  4. 2 certified copies of passport (confirmed by Armenian Embassy or Armenian consulate representative. Citizens from CIS countries can provide only notarized translations). The first copy is for Yerevan State University, the second copy is necessary for a student residence permit.
  5. Copy of previous academic certificates (diplomas) and transcripts (confirmed by Armenian Embassy or Armenian consulate representative. Citizens from CIS countries can provide only notarized translations).
  6. Notarized and verified copy of the birth certificate, translated into Armenian.
  7. 2 original copies of the general health certificate (this certificate can be provided by any Armenian medical institution). The first copy is for Yerevan State University, the second copy is necessary for a student residence permit.
  8. 8 photos (3/4)

Address for passing documents: Ministery of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport. Address: 3 Vazgen Sargsyan, Yerevan (Government house N2, 3 floor, 311 or 315). Telephone +37410563264, e-mail: secretariat@edu.am, info@edu.am.

You can also pass documents for admission to the Foreign Student’s department of Yerevan State University. Address: 1 Alex Manookian, Yerevan, (YSU Central Building, 408, Foreign Student’s department, telephone +37410555244, e-mail: foreignstudent@ysu.am).

In case you pass the documents to the Ministry, information about the answers can be given in the Foreign Student’s department of Yerevan State University after several days. Address: 1 Alex Manookian, Yerevan, (YSU Central Building, 408, Foreign Student’s department, telephone +37410555244, e-mail: foreignstudent@ysu.am).

Important Dates

For BA and MA students, the period for passing documents is from the 1st of June to the 15th of August. The lessons begin on the 1st of September.

For BA and MA students by correspondence, the period for passing documents is from the 1st of June to 10 of October.

For the Preparatory courses of foreign students, the admission of documents is from 1st of June to the 1st of October. The lessons begin on the 1st of October.

Tuition Fee

1.300.000 AMD (about 2730 USD according to the current exchange rate of Central Bank of Armenia) per academic year.

Armenian Visa

Information about obtaining Armenian visa is provided at the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia ( https://www.mfa.am/en/visa/ ). Upon arrival to Armenia necessary information and assistance for a residence permit will be provided by the Foreign Students’ Department of Yerevan State University.

Accommodation

Accommodation can be provided at Yerevan State University dormitory after signing an agreement with YSU. Prices of dormitory:

  • 1 single room for 1 person-55.000 AMD (about 115 USD),
  • 1 single room for 2 people – 45.000 AMD (about 94 USD),
  • 2 rooms for 3 people – 40.000 AMD (about 84 USD),
  • 2 rooms for 4 people – 35.000 AMD (about 73 USD).

The rooms have bedrooms. The kitchen is general for each floor.

Students can also hire apartments in Yerevan by themselves.

Scholarships

Scholarships are not intended for the following academic year.

You can find more information about courses, specialties, tuition fees here: http://ysu.am/entrant/en/Foreign-Citizens

Last updated December 2019

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Yerevan State University provides high-quality education to ensure the competitiveness of its graduates in the local, as well as the global labour market. To deal with contemporary challenges and to e ... Read More

Yerevan State University provides high-quality education to ensure the competitiveness of its graduates in the local, as well as the global labour market. To deal with contemporary challenges and to effectively accomplish its educational mission, YSU continuously upgrades the profile and content of its educational programmes, applies modern teaching and learning methods, and provides students with effective support services. Read less