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BBA

BBA is a four-year, 120 credit hour bachelor level management curriculum of Pokhara University. The curriculum aims to provide you a very strong foundation of mathematics, economics and other social sciences during the first two years of the program. It then broadens your understanding of the concepts and issues of management and the broader environmental context within which a business operates.

Gradually, you will learn key roles and functions of marketing, operations, finance and human resource management, and interaction and integration of these functions towards attaining the organizational goals.

The BBA program also offers opportunity to deepen your knowledge and sharpens your skills in particular areas of your interest through concentration courses. It helps you attain a very sound foundation in a particular field that ultimately will be instrumental for your further studies and career options.
You can concentrate in any one of the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship

In addition to concentration courses, you are required to complete two more courses (6 credits) from the list of non-business electives. Elective courses aim to broaden your knowledge in areas other than the business.

The BBA program not only broadens and deepens your understanding and knowledge of business, management and environment, it also strengthens your communication, interpersonal, leadership and IT skills through various practical works.

You are also required to complete an internship program (3 credits) and a Project Work (3 credits) to be a BBA graduate. The internship program aims to develop your understanding of how real life organizations function and it enhances your skills of how to apply the concepts and knowledge learnt in classroom in real life situations. The project involves fieldwork and its empirical analysis. Students must follow the prescribed formats to prepare such reports. Besides this, students also need to do internships in business organizations for six to eight weeks.

Semester Plan BBA

Semester I Credits
English I 3
Business Mathematics I 3
Financial Accounting I 3
Principles of Management 3
Computer and IT Applications 3
Semester II Credits
English II 3
Business Mathematics II 3
Financial Accounting II 3
General Psychology 3
Introductory Microeconomics 3
Semester III Credits
Business Communication I 3
Business Statistics 3
Essentials of Finance 3
Fundamentals of Sociology 3
Introductory Macroeconomics 3
Semester IV Credits
Business Communication II 3
Data Analysis and Modeling 3
Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour 3
Principles of Marketing 3
Financial Management 3
Semester V Credits
Basics of Managerial Accounting 3
Business Research Methods 3
Management of Human Resources 3
Fundamentals of Operations Management 3
Concentration I 3
Semester VI Credits
Introduction to Management Information Systems 3
Legal Aspects of Business and Technology 3
Business and Society 3
Project Work 3
Concentration II 3
Semester VII Credits
Business Environment in Nepal 3
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3
Internship 3
Elective I 3
Concentration III 3
Semester VIII Credits
Strategic Management 3
Introduction to International Business 3
Essentials of e-Business 3
Elective II 3
Concentration IV 3

BBA Concentration

The concentration courses will help you to develop specialized and focused skills in the areas of your choice. Students are required to select four courses from any on of the following concentration areas offered by the University.

Marketing Credits
Sales Management 3
Consumer Behaviour 3
Advertising and sales Promotion 3
Services Marketing 3
Retail Marketing 3
Foreign Trade Management 3
Finance Credits
Corporate Finance 3
Microfinance 3
Investment Management 3
Bank Operations and Management 3
Risk Management and Insurance 3
Fundamentals of Financial Derivatives 3
Financial Institutions and Markets 3
Accounting Credits
Advanced Management Accounting 3
Accounting Information System 3
Auditing 3
Taxation 3
Accounting Reports and Financial Statement Analysis 3
Special Topics in Accounting 3
Human Resource Credits
Labour-Management Relations 3
Contemporary Issues in HRM 3
Compensation and Benefits Management 3
Negotiation and Conflict Management 3
Performance Appraisal 3
Human Resource Development 3
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Credits
Small Business Entrepreneurship 3
Small Business Finance 3
Rural Marketing 3
Retail Management 3
Social Entrepreneurship 3
Venture Ideas and Models 3

BBA Electives

The BBA program offers an additional list of the following elective courses. You are required to successfully complete two non business elective courses, equivalent to 6 credit to graduate the BBA program.

Electives     Credits
Society and Politics 3
Econometrics 3
Environment and Ecology 3
Media and Public Relations 3
Energy and Sustainable Development 3
Technology for Development 3
Population Dynamics and Development Challenges 3
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 3

BBA Evaluation And Grading

Your performance will be evaluated and graded as per the evaluation and grading system of Pokhara University. Your performance in a course is evaluated internally by the concerned faculty member and externally by the Office of the Controller of Examinations (COE). The pass mark in each course will be a minimum Grade of D or GPA of 1.00 . However, students must secure a minimum CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of C or 2.0 at the end of the program.

Your performance will be graded as per the following scale:

Grade Honor Points(CGPA) Description
A 4.0 Excellent
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
B 3.0 Good
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
C 2.0 Satisfactory
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
D 1.0 Minimum Requirement
F 0.0 Fail