Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management

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The Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management prepares students for entry-level positions in business administration and project management that require a broad competency of the management-level skills needed to add value, drive business performance, and build quality project management practices within modern organizations. The BBA/PM program is a study of business administration and project management that provides students with the capability to apply management-level project management tools and techniques. Graduates of the BBA/PM program are prepared in the business management and project management knowledge areas that are applied for effective management of enterprise projects including project scope, quality, risk, time, cost, communication, human resource, integration, and procurement management. The program is offered through a combination of on-campus and online courses or 100% online. The mission of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Project Management program is to provide students with relevant technical and cognitive training to prepare for employment in project management-related areas. In addition, this program develops the skills required for successful project outcomes by educating students in the fundamental project management tools and techniques found in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide).

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

  • Describe project management as well as differences and similarities to the traditional business structure.
  • Apply the knowledge areas as presented in the Project Management Institute’s publication, THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE GUIDE (PMBOK).
  • Explain the project life cycle and the interaction among the various project phrases.
  • Assess project leadership and project communication.
  • Construct appropriate project documentation.
  • Define relevant ethical issues.

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 (PSY3735) 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 (HIS1011, HIS1012) 6 hours
Humanities (HUM1015) 3 hours
Mathematics (MAT1021 and MAT1022 or the equivalent) 6 hours
Natural Science (SCI1026, SCI1027) 6 hours
Religion (REL 2000/3000 level) 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 - Project Principles and Team Performance  3 hours
MGT4501 - Project Planning, Work & Delivery 3 hours
MGT4502 - Project Budgeting & Procurement 3 hours
MGT4503 - Project Uncertainty & Value Delivery  3 hours
MGT4504 - Project Stakeholder Engagement & Communication 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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