Bachelor of Business Administration


Program Description

Bachelor of Business Administration

SZABIST offers a four year (eight semesters) BBA degree program with majors in Management, Marketing, Finance, and IT. The BBA Program is essentially a day program and consists of 46 courses and a thesis (six courses per semester) with a total of 144 credit hours (all electives and certain courses may be offered in the evening) and an Internship. The maximum time limit to complete the BBA degree is seven years.

Programme structure

First semester

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • English Writing Skills
  • Islamic and Pakistan Studies/Humanities
  • IT in Business
  • Personal Management and Communication

Second semester

  • Financial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Principles
  • Maths for Business
  • Oral Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to logic

Third semester

  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Marketing Principles
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Calculus
  • Cost Counting

Fourth semester

  • Money and Banking
  • Retail Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Business and Electronic Communication
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Consumer Behavior

Fifth semester

  • Probability and Statistical Inference
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Media Management
  • Public Enterprise Management
  • Development Management
  • Law and Taxation

Seventh semester

  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing Research
  • Human Resource Management

Eighth semester

  • Pakistan Economy
  • Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Services Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Elective 1
  • Elective II

Ninth semester

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Language
  • Thesis (6 credit hours)
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV

All courses may not necessarily be offered every year. Alternate courses may be substituted as & when needed.

Full-time academic load is 6 courses. All students are required to register for the full load in the first semester.


The internship is scheduled for summer at the end of the third year. At the end of the6-weekk internship, all students are required to submit a comprehensive report giving details of their experience and learning.



BA 4216 Hiring of Success

BA 4711 Change Management

BA 4712 Industrial Relations & Labor Laws

BA 4713 Leadership and Motivation Techniques

BA 4813 Training and Development

BA 4815 Event Management

BA 4826 Talent Management

BA 4116 Supply Chain Management


BA 4217 Experiential Marketing

BA 4721 Advertising

BA 4722 Brand Management

BA 4816 Industrial Marketing

BA 4819 Product Management

BA 4824 Sales Management

BA 4842 Graphic Design for Multimedia

BA 4116 Supply Chain Management


BA 4214 Micro Finance

BA 4218 Financial Research

BA 4719 Investment Banking

BA 4731 Analysis of Financial Statements

BA 4732 Corporate Finance

BA 4734 International Banking

BA 4831 Portfolio and Investment Management

BA 4833 Security Analysis

BA 4834 Treasury and Funds Management

Information Technology

BA 4224 e-Marketing Strategies

BA 4714 e-Business and e-Commerce Management

BA 4745 Information System Audit

BA 4822 Media Production

BA 4842 Graphic Design for Multimedia

BA 4844 Operations Research

Last updated Jan 2018

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