BBS (BACHELOR IN BUSINESS STUDIES)

BBS (BACHELOR IN BUSINESS STUDIES)

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Tribhuvan University

Faculty of Management

Bachelor of Business Studies Program (BBS)

Four (4) years Annual Examination Program

Curriculum:

The First Year Program:

The purpose of the first year program is to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to comprehend the business concepts, theories and practices. The first year program is organized into the following compulsory and core courses:

First Year:                                                                             

Full Marks: 500

  • MGT 201: Business English                         
  • MGT 202: Business Statistics                                     
  • MGT 203: Microeconomics                         
  • MGT 211: Accounting for Financial Analysis 
  • MGT 213: Principles of Management                         

The Second Year Program:

The purpose of the second year program is to provide basic concepts, tools and understanding of the foundation and core courses. The foundations courses are required to develop understand business practices. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic in the broad area of business studies. The second year program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:

Second year:                                                                         

Full Marks: 500

  • MGT 205: Business Communication                         
  • MGT 206: Macroeconomics                         
  • MGT 212: Cost and Management Accounting 
  • MGT 214: Fundamentals of Marketing 
  • MGT 216: Foundations of Human Resource Management 

 

The Third Year Program:

The purpose of the third year program is to provide basic concepts, tools and understanding of the fundamentals of business studies. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic to understand broader area of business studies. The third year program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:


Third Year                                                                           

Full Marks: 500

  • MGT 204: Business Law 
  • MGT 215: Fundamentals of Financial Management 
  • MGT 217: Business Environment and Strategy 
  • MGT 218: Taxation and Auditing 
  • MGT 219: Organization Behavior 

The Fourth Year Program:

In fourth year, the students are encouraged to focus on a particular functional and concentration area of business studies. Building on the foundation laid in the first, second and third years, the principal mission of the fourth year is categorized into twofold:

  1. To enable the students to concentrate in one functional area of business. FOM offers four stream of concentration courses:
    1. Accounting,
    2. Finance,
    3. Management,
  2. To provide opportunity to students to engage in research and final project presentation.

Fourth Year                                                                           

Full Marks: 500

  • MGT 220: Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development 
  • Concentration: I            
  • Concentration: II 
  • Concentration: III 00
  • MGT 221: Business Research Methods 
  • MGT 401: Final Project

Eligibility Conditions for Admission:

The candidate applying for admission to the BBS program:

  • Must have successfully completed the 10+2 in business/commerce or an equivalent course from a Higher Secondary School Board or from Tribhuvan University or from other University/Board recognized by T.U. or must have studies mathematics or economics as a full paper at the 10+2 program.
  • Must have studied English as a full paper at the 10+2 or equivalent program.
  • Must have secured the minimum marks at the 10+2 or equivalent program as prescribed by the Faculty Board or campus concerned.
  • Must satisfy any other entry requirements or criteria as prescribed by the Faculty Board or the campus.

Final Project Work

The education of future manager will be incomplete without exposure to organizational reality. Therefore, the final project work is made an essential academic requirement for the fourth year students in all concentration courses.

To write a project work students will undergo a field work and spend four weeks studying and learning from the organization during the time fixed by the campus/college. After the field work, the student will write a project report on the format prescribed by the FOM and submit it to the college/campus for evaluation.

The student may also be asked to present the report to the general class and /or faculty members. The evaluation of the report will be made by a team of external and internal examiners appointed by the Research department of the respective campus/college. The project work should relate to the student’s specialization. The student must complete the prescribed number of hours of practical work in all courses requiring such work to satisfaction of the concerned department. The final practical examination will be conducted jointly by team of external and internal examiners appointed by the office of controller of examinations.

A student will have to pass the theoretical, practical and project work examinations separately in all the courses having theoretical, project work and or practical components.

 

 Minimum General Requirements:

The minimum general requirements for the 4-years BBS program are as follows:

  • An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.
  • The total instructional hours in an academic year will be 615 (150 days*4:10 hours a day). For courses requiring field and practical works, additional hours of study will be required.
  • A paper of 100 marks will have 150 lectures each of 50 minutes. However for practical works, extra class hours will be required as fixed by the Faculty Board.
  • There will be a minimum of five periods (i.e. class hours) each teaching day. The campuses running morning or evening shifts will also be required to meet this minimum class requirement.