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    1. General
    1.1 These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees.
    1.2 In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.
     
    2. Entry Requirements
    2.1 To enter the Bachelor of Business Administration programme through pathway 1, a student shall normally possess a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma in a business-related area (or its equivalent).
     
    3. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
    3.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, a student shall:
      3.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      3.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      3.1.3 obtain at least 120 credits of which no more than 40 credits shall be obtained at Foundation level; and
      3.1.4 obtain at least 100 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations as appropriate to the degree for which notice has been given, including at least 20 credits in courses at Higher level.

    3.2

    For the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, the University has prescribed that a student must:
     

    3.2.1

    successfully complete 70 credits from compulsory courses (labelled CD in Table 1); and
     

    3.2.2

    successfully complete 30 credits from courses within one or more of the following concentrations:
       
    Accounting   (labelled AC in Table 1)
    Business Information Systems   (labelled BI in Table 1)
    Corporate Administration   (labelled CG in Table 1)
    Human Resource Management   (labelled HR in Table 1)
    International Business   (labelled IB in Table 1)
    Banking and Finance   (labelled KF in Table 1)
    Marketing   (labelled MK in Table 1)
    Logistics and Supply Chain Management   (labelled PU in Table 1)
      and  
      3.2.3 successfully complete additional courses, as necessary, from any Foundation, Middle or Higher level courses offered by the University (other than GEN S100F), provided that, of the total 120 credits, no more than 40 are gained at Foundation level.
       
    4. Bachelor of Business Administration (through Pathway 1) (BBA1)
    4.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, a student who entered the programme through pathway 1 shall:
      4.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      4.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      4.1.3 obtain at least 40 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations.
    4.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, the University has prescribed that a student who entered the programme through pathway 1 must:
     

    4.2.1

    successfully complete 5 credits from middle level compulsory courses (labelled CD in Table 1); and
     

    4.2.2

    successfully complete 5 credits from MGT B399; and
     

    4.2.3

    successfully complete 30 credits from courses within one or more of the following concentrations:
       
    Accounting   (labelled AC in Table 1)
    Business Information Systems   (labelled BI in Table 1)
    Corporate Administration   (labelled CG in Table 1)
    Human Resource Management   (labelled HR in Table 1)
    International Business   (labelled IB in Table 1)
    Banking and Finance   (labelled KF in Table 1)
    Marketing   (labelled MK in Table 1)
    Logistics and Supply Chain Management   (labelled PU in Table 1)


    Table 1 : Courses Currently on Offer (The phased out courses are listed in note 36)
     

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    Level

    BBA

    BIS B123 1,2,4 Business Computing Applications 5 Foundation CD
    BUS B103 1,3 English and Communications for Business I 5 Foundation CD
    BUS B104 1 English and Communications for Business II 5 Foundation CD
    ACT B210 1,2,6

    Introduction to Accounting

    10 Middle CD
    BUS B273 1,2,5

    Quantitative Analysis for Business

    10 Middle CD
    ECON A231 1,2,9 Introduction to Microeconomics 5 Middle CD
    ECON A232 1,2,9 Introduction to Macroeconomics 5 Middle CD
    FIN B280 1,8,24 Introduction to Financial Management 5 Middle CD
    LAW B262 1,7,23 Business Law I 5 Middle CD
    MGT B240 1,2 Principles and Practices of Management 5 Middle CD
    MKT B250 1,2 Introduction to Marketing 5 Middle CD
    MGT B399 1,27 Management Policy and Strategy 5 Higher CD
    Accounting Concentration
    ACT B304 1,26 Accounting Information Systems 5 Higher AC
    ACT B313 1,8,24 Management and Cost Accounting 5 Higher AC
    ACT B331 1,10,25 Company Accounting I 5 Higher AC
    ACT B332 1,10,25 Company Accounting II 5 Higher AC
    ACT B405 1,8,24 Advanced Management Accounting 5 Higher AC
    ACT B407 1,12,25 Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis I 5 Higher AC
    ACT B408 1,12,25 Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis II 5 Higher AC
    ACT B414 1,13,23 Taxation I 5 Higher AC
    ACT B415 1,13,23 Taxation II 5 Higher AC
    ACT B416 1,14,26 Auditing I 5 Higher AC
    ACT B417 1,14,26 Auditing II 5 Higher AC
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher AC
    FIN B386 1,8,24 Financial Decision Making 5 Higher AC
    LAW B333 1,11,23 Company Law I 5 Higher AC
    Business Information Systems Concentration
    BIS B316 1,30

    Management Information Systems: Concepts and Practices

    5 Higher BI
    BIS B317 1,30 Management Information Systems: Enterprise Applications 5 Higher BI
    BIS B319 Advanced Business Computing 10 Higher BI
    BIS B321 1 Advances in Information Technology: Systems Administration 10 Higher BI
    BIS B322 1 Networking Applications and Electronic Commerce 10 Higher BI
    BIS B329 1 Object-oriented Systems Analysis and Design 10 Higher BI
    BIS B421 1 Information Systems Audits, Security and Control 10 Higher BI
    BIS B423 1 Data Warehousing and Knowledge Management 10 Higher BI
    BIS B425 1 Strategic Information Systems and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 10 Higher BI
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher BI
    Corporate Administration Concentration
    ACT B304 1,26 Accounting Information Systems 5 Higher CG
    ACT B311 1 Financial Accounting 5 Higher CG
    ACT B313 1,8,24 Management and Cost Accounting 5 Higher CG
    ACT B414 1,13,23 Taxation I 5 Higher CG
    ACT B415 1,13,23 Taxation II 5 Higher CG
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher CG
    CGV B410 1 Corporate Administration and Secretarial Practice 10 Higher CG
    FIN B386 1,24 Financial Decision Making 5 Higher CG
    LAW B333 1,11,23 Company Law I 5 Higher CG
    LAW B334 1,11 Company Law II 5 Higher CG
    MGT B344 1,28 Theory and Design of Organizations 5 Higher CG
    MGT B345 1,28 Managing in Organizations 5 Higher CG

    IB B390 1,32

    International Business Management

    10

    Higher

    CG

    Human Resource Management Concentration
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher
    HR
    MGT B344 1,28 Theory and Design of Organizations 5 Higher
    HR
    MGT B345 1,28 Managing in Organizations 5 Higher HR
    MGT B346 1,19 Theories and Practices of Organizational Behaviour 5 Higher HR
    MGT B349 1,31 Managing Key Functions in Human Resource Management 10 Higher HR
    MGT B441 1,15 Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach 5 Higher HR
    MGT B442 1,15 Strategic Human Resource Management Issues 5 Higher
    HR
    International Business Concentration
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher
    IB
    IB B396 1,18 Asia Pacific Issues in Management 5 Higher IB
    IB B397 1,18 Global Issues in Management 5 Higher IB
    IB B390 1,32 International Business Management 10 Higher IB
    IB B461 1,16 International Marketing 5 Higher IB
    MKT B462 1,16 Strategic Marketing 5 Higher IB
    Banking and Finance Concentration
    ACT B331 1,10,25 Company Accounting I 5 Higher KF
    ACT B332 1,10,25 Company Accounting II 5 Higher KF
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher
    KF
    FIN B381 1 Commercial Banking 10 Higher KF
    FIN B383 1 Regulatory Framework of Banking and Finance in Hong Kong 5 Higher KF
    FIN B384 1 Insurance 5 Higher KF
    FIN B385 1,22 Investment Management 5 Higher KF
    FIN B386 1,8,24 Financial Decision Making 5 Higher KF
    FIN B387 1 International Financial Management 5 Higher KF
    FIN B388 1,20 Banking Systems 5 Higher KF
    FIN B389 1,20 Financial Markets 5 Higher KF
    FIN B482 1 Corporate Financial Strategy 10 Higher KF
    FIN B484 1,21 Financial Institutions Management 5 Higher KF
    FIN B485 1,21 Special Topics in Management of Financial Institutions 5 Higher KF
    FIN B488 1,22 Derivatives and Risk Management 5 Higher KF
    Marketing Concentration
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher
    MK
    MKT B362 1 Marketing Research 5 Higher MK
    MKT B363 1,17 Consumer Behaviour 5 Higher MK
    MKT B365 1 Services Marketing 5 Higher MK
    MKT B366 1,17 Marketing Communications 5 Higher MK
    IB B461 1,16 International Marketing 5 Higher MK
    MKT B462 1,16 Strategic Marketing 5 Higher MK
    Logistics and Supply Chain Management Concentration
    ACT B313 1,8,24 Management and Cost Accounting 5 Higher PU
    BUS B368 1,26 Business Issues and Ethics 5 Higher
    PU
    SCM B370 1,29 Operations Management 10 Higher
    PU
    SCM B371 1,33 Logistics 5 Higher PU
    SCM B470 1,34 Supply Chain Management 10 Higher PU

    Notes :

    1. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
       
    2. The following is a list of phased out and replacement courses:

         Phased out courses   Replacement courses
        ACT B110; ACT B211 + ACT B212   ACT B210
        BIS B120; BIS B220; BIS B121   BIS B123
       

      BUS B170; BUS B270; BUS B171 + BUS B172;
      BUS B171 + BUS B272

        BUS B273
        ECON A130; ECON A230   ECON A231 + ECON A232
        MGT B140   MGT B240
        MKT B150   MKT B250


      The Senate of the University has resolved that credits awarded for these courses should be recorded at the level indicated above irrespective of the level at which it was offered at the time the student was awarded the credits for successful completion of the course.

      A student who has previously successfully completed the phased out course will not be permitted to register on the corresponding replacement course. Credits awarded for successful completion of the phased out course will be counted towards completion of the requirements of relevant programmes. The appropriate course code will appear on all transcripts of studies.

    3. If students have successfully completed BUS B100, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BUS B103.

    4. BIS B220 has been replaced by BIS B121. If students have successfully completed BIS B220, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BIS B121. BIS B121 has been replaced by BIS B123. If students have successfully completed BIS B121, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BIS B123.

    5. BUS B170 has been replaced by BUS B171 and BUS B172/BUS B272. If students have successfully completed BUS B170, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BUS B171 and BUS B172/BUS B272. BUS B171 and BUS B272 have been combined into BUS B273. If students have successfully completed BUS B171 and BUS B272, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BUS B273.

    6. If students have successfully completed ACT B211 and ACT B212, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B210.

    7. LAW B260 has been replaced by LAW B262 and LAW B263. If students have successfully completed LAW B260, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for LAW B262.

    8. ACT B300, ACT B303, FIN B382/FIN B400 and ACT B401 are no longer available. Students will be deemed to have taken these courses inside the box if they have successfully completed the phased out courses as illustrated in the figure below:



      If students have successfully completed ACT B300, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B313 and ACT B405.

      If students have successfully completed FIN B382/FIN B400, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B280 and FIN B386.

      If students have successfully completed ACT B303, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B280 and ACT B313.

      If students have successfully completed ACT B401, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B386 and ACT B405.
       
    9. ECON A230 has been replaced by ECON A231 and ECON A232. If students have successfully completed ECON A230, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ECON A231 and ECON A232.
       
    10. ACT B301 has been replaced by ACT B331 and ACT B332. If students have successfully completed ACT B301, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B331 and ACT B332.
       
    11. LAW B302 has been replaced by LAW B333 and LAW B334. If students have successfully completed LAW B302, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for LAW B333 and LAW B334.
       
    12. ACT B402 has been replaced by ACT B407 and ACT B408. If students have successfully completed ACT B402, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B407 and ACT B408.
       
    13. ACT B404 has been replaced by ACT B414 and ACT B415. If students have successfully completed ACT B404, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B414 and ACT B415.
       
    14. ACT B406 has been replaced by ACT B416 and ACT B417. If students have successfully completed ACT B406, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B416 and ACT B417.
       
    15. If students have successfully completed MGT B340, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B440. Also, MGT B440 has been replaced by MGT B441 and MGT B442. If students have successfully completed MGT B440, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B441 and MGT B442.
       
    16. If students have successfully completed MKT B364 and MKT B369, they are deemed to have completed MKT B469.  Also, MKT B469 has been replaced by MKT B461 and MKT B462. If students have successfully completed MKT B469, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MKT B461 and MKT B462. The course code of MKT B461 has been revised as IB B461.  If students have successfully completed MKT B461, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for IB B461.
       
    17. MKT B361 has been replaced by MKT B363 and MKT B366.  If students have successfully completed MKT B361, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MKT B363 and MKT B366.
       
    18. MGT B393 has been replaced by MGT B396 and MGT B397. If students have successfully completed MGT B393, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B396 and MGT B397. Also, the course codes of MGT B396 and MGT B397 have been revised as IB B396 and IB B397 respectively.  If students have successfully completed MGT B396 and MGT B397, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for IB B396 and IB B397.
       
    19. If students have successfully completed MGT B290, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B346.
       
    20. FIN B380 has been replaced by FIN B388 and FIN B389. If students have successfully completed FIN B380, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B388 and FIN B389.
       
    21. FIN B480 has been replaced by FIN B484 and FIN B485. If students have successfully completed FIN B480, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B484 and FIN B485.
       
    22. FIN B481 has been replaced by FIN B385 and FIN B488. If students have successfully completed FIN B481, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B385 and FIN B488.
       
    23. If students have successfully completed ACT B323X/ACT B323, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for LAW B262, LAW B333, ACT B414 and ACT B415.
       
    24. If students have successfully completed ACT B367X/ACT B367, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for FIN B280, ACT B313, FIN B386 and ACT B405.
       
    25. If students have successfully completed ACT B430X/ACT B430, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B331, ACT B332, ACT B407 and ACT B408.
       
    26. If students have successfully completed ACT B431X/ACT B431, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ACT B304, BUS B368, ACT B416 and ACT B417.
       
    27. If students have successfully completed MGT B399X, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B399.
       
    28. MGT B343 has been replaced by MGT B344 and MGT B345. If students have successfully completed MGT B343, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B344 and MGT B345.
       
    29. MKT B372 and MKT B373 have been combined into MKT B370. If students have successfully completed MKT B372 and MKT B373, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MKT B370. Also, the course code of MKT B370 has been revised as SCM B370.  If students have successfully completed MKT B370, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for SCM B370.
       
    30. BIS B318 has been replaced by BIS B316 and BIS B317. If students have successfully completed BIS B318, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BIS B316 and BIS B317.
       
    31. MGT B341 and MGT B342 have been combined into MGT B349. If students have successfully completed MGT B341 and MGT B342, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MGT B349.
       
    32. The course code of MKT B390 has been revised as IB B390.  If students have successfully completed MKT B390, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for IB B390.
       
    33. The course code of MKT B371 has been revised as SCM B371.  If students have successfully completed MKT B371, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for SCM B371.
       
    34. The course code of MKT B470 has been revised as SCM B470.  If students have successfully completed MKT B470, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for SCM B470.
       
    35. Courses presented in full time face-to-face mode are identical to courses with the same course code but without the suffix "F". Students who have successfully completed courses presented in full time face-to-face mode are not allowed to take the same courses in the distance learning mode, and vice versa.
       
    36. The following courses are no longer available. Students who have successfully completed any of these courses can have them counted for BBA or BBA(Hons) programmes, subject to requirements of relevant regulations.
    Course Code Course Title Credits BBA
    ACT B300 Management Accounting 10 AC
    ACT B303 Management Accounting and Finance 10 AC
    ACT B401 Advanced Management Accounting and Finance 10 AC
    ACT B402 Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis 10 AC
    ACT B406 Auditing 10 AC
    ACT B404 Taxation 10 AC/CG
    LAW B302 Company Law 10 AC/CG
    FIN B382 / FIN B400 Financial Management 10 AC/CG/KF
    ACT B301 Company Accounting 10 AC/KF
    BIS B318 Information Systems Management 10 BI
    BIS B320 Systems Analysis and Design 10 BI
    ACT B110 Introduction to Accounting 10 CD
    ACT B211 Introduction to Accounting I 5 CD
    ACT B212 Introduction to Accounting II 5 CD
    BIS B120 / BIS B220 Business Computing 5 CD
    BIS B121 Business Computing with Internet Applications 5 CD
    BUS B100 Business Communication 5 CD
    BUS B170 / BUS B270 Quantitative Methods for Business 10 CD
    BUS B171 Business Statistics CD
    BUS B172 / BUS B272 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making 5 CD
    ECON A130 / ECON A230 Introduction to Economics 10 CD
    LAW B260 Business Law 10 CD
    MGT B140 Principles and Practices of Management 5 CD
    MKT B150 Introduction to Marketing 5 CD

    MGT B343

    Managing in Organizations

    10

    CG/HR
    MKT B390 International Business Management 10 CG/IB
    MGT B340 Personnel Management 10 HR
    MGT B341 Labour Relations and Law 5 HR
    MGT B342 Training and Development 5 HR
    MGT B440 Strategic Management of Human Resources 10 HR
    MGT B393 Asia Pacific Management Issues 10 IB
    MGT B396 International Business Management 5 IB
    MGT B397 Global Issues in Management 5 IB
    MKT B461 International Marketing 5 IB/MK
    MKT B469 International Marketing and Strategy 10 IB/MK
    FIN B380 Banking and Financial Systems in Hong Kong 10 KF
    FIN B480 Management of Financial Institutions 10 KF
    FIN B481 Investment Management 10 KF
    MKT B360 Marketing Management 5 MK
    MKT B361 Consumer Behaviour and Promotion Management 10 MK
    MKT B364 International Marketing 5 MK
    MKT B369 Marketing Strategy 5 MK
    MKT B370 Operations Management 10 PU
    MKT B371 Logistics 5 PU
    MKT B372 Operations Management: Concepts and Applications 5 PU
    MKT B373 Operations Management: Tools, Models and Analytical Approaches 5 PU
    MKT B470 Supply Chain Management 10 PU

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