Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management

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The mission of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management program is to provide career professionals with the opportunity to develop project management best practices as well as the business, communication, and leadership skills necessary to manage projects and teams for the purpose of helping organizations achieve strategic goals. Graduates of this program will acquire a pragmatic foundational understanding of the project management tools and techniques needed to achieve successful project outcomes to effect positive change in nearly every facet of their personal and professional lives.   

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of project-based solutions to business problems and opportunities to achieve strategic performance goals of an organization.

  • Synthesize the threats and opportunities of internal and external factors in the creation of project-level and enterprise-level risk management and quality management plans.
  • Explain the project life cycle from initiation to closure, as presented in the PMBOK, that would meet stakeholder requirements and achieve the objectives of the project.
  • Assess the impact of project leadership and communication on social, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to sustainability in project management.
  • Demonstrate the ability necessary to produce project management outputs in accordance with established practices for conducting projects within an organization.
  • Appropriately apply professional practices for ethical, cultural, and socially responsible conduct by project management practitioners.

The minimum requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management are:

  • 33 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 42 semester hours must be at the 3000/4000 level, 27 of which must be completed at Amberton University and applicable to the degree.
  • 120 semester hours for a degree.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 is required.

Degree Plan

I. General Education Requirements45 Hours
Behavioral Science (Psychology or Sociology) 3 hours
Communication (must include oral communication skills)
Selected from: COM3401 or COM4405
3 hours
Computer Concepts (fundamentals course) 3 hours
English (ENG 1001, 1002 plus 6 hours of writing)
Six (6) hours of writing may be selected from: COM3461 or COM4441 or ENG2006
12 Hours
History and/or Government 6 hours
Humanities 3 hours
Mathematics (1021 and 1022 or the equivalent) 6 hours
Natural Science 6 hours
Religion 3 hours
II. General Electives15 Hours
III.Major Requirements60 Hours
A. Business Core 24 hours
Accounting Principles (ACC) 6 hours
Economics Principles (ECO) 6 hours
Finance (3000/4000 level) (FIN) 3 hours
Marketing (3000/4000 level) (MKT) 3 hours
BUS3101 Business Law 3 hours
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
B. Project Management Core 18 hours
MGT4495 Project Management Foundations 3 hours
MGT4497 Role of Project Manager & Resource Management 3 hours
MGT4501 Project Scope & Quality Management 3 hours
MGT4502 Project Cost & Contract Procurement Management 3 hours
MGT4503 Project Risk & Schedule Management 3 hours
MGT4504 Project Stakeholder & Communication Management 3 hours
C. Advanced Business Administration Courses 18 hours
(3000/4000 level ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MIS, MKT)
Totals:120 Hours

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