Bachelor's Degrees

Degrees Offered Are:

B.BA: BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION B.SC: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE


Prerequisites: Completion of 1 to 2 years college level courses, or the equivalent.

The Evaluation and Assessment Process:

Evaluation: On the Application for admission and Enrollment Form of the University, applicants are requested to supply details of:
- Previous education
- Occupational history
-special training
From this information, the Admission committee of the University will be able to assess whether the applicant will be invited to enroll into the degree program for which they have applied.


ADMISSION: After admission, the student will be allocated a mentor, one of the highly qualified and experienced members of the Adjunct Faculty.
The student and mentor will then, in conjunction with the Academic Committee of the University, formally assess the student's previously earned transfer credits, professionally and occupational courses work and life experience and any other information relevant to the degree course into which the student has enrolled, to determine which credit may be given towards the required course work of the student's degree program.
The maximum number of transfer credits that the student will be granted towards a degree is: BACHELOR'S- 9 credit units.
The maximum number of credits needed (including transfer credits) is 42.
All students must undertake the completion of the Research Paper Thesis unless they have selected to enroll in a degree that only requires course work and have been so approved.

After the finalization of this assessment process, the student will be notified by the University of the Credits granted and the subject requiring completion by course work.
At this point, students who wish to study will discuss their learning goals and requirements with their mentor. Final approval will be necessary from the Dean of the faculty and the Academic Committee of the University.
Each course is to be done in accordance with an approved Learning Contract, worked with the mentor, individualizing the subject by setting out the objectives, expectations, Breadth of study, Depth of Study and Application to the student's profession.

TRANSFER CREDITS (UNITS)

In all cases, a maximum of up to 9 credit units, after evaluation shall be permitted.


ASSESSMENT:


SUBJECTS:

For most subjects, students will be required to submit a scholarly paper to demonstrate their knowledge, and to satisfy all the learning goals of the subject. All written work submitted to the University will be in accordance with the A.P.A. (American Psychological Association) format. Students will need to obtain a copy of this style guide, or substitute (with the mentor's approval) another recognized Manual. As a guide, the paper will be of the following approximate length, and style:
Bachelors: 10-15 pages, plus references, double spaced, with an annotated
Bibliography detailing 10-15 sources.
Thesis: The general process and requirements for preparing and completing a research paper, thesis, project or dissertation are:
(1) The student will submit to their mentor a one -page prospectus, listing briefly:
-the problem statement
-purpose of study
-significance of the study
-literature to be reviewed
(2) The student will be further guided through the thesis proposal process by their mentor, submitting a complete research or project proposal for approval. The proposal will essentially cover the first three chapters of a 5-chapter final format of the thesis:
-Introduction- problem statement
-Literature review
-Methodology
-Results
-Conclusion and recommendations
The proposal as approved by the mentor will be sent to the Graduate's Committee. This committee will be established by the Dean of the faculty. The mentor will chair the committee. The Committee members will comprise at the Bachelor's level of (a) faculty member, (b) Dean of faculty.
After the committee members have given their comments, and the student makes any necessary changes, the proposal will then be approved.
(3) At this point, the student will proceed to produce a first draft of the thesis or dissertation which will be submitted to the mentor for review, comment and recommendation. After the student has made any further changes recommended by the mentor, a corrected draft of the manuscript will prepared for circulation to the committee for written comments. The Dean will then act on the review, and the student and mentor will be instructed to produce a final document for the university, in the approved
format.
The Dean will send the formal title page of the manuscript for signatures from members of the Review Committee. The Dean will then sign and send the entire manuscript to the University administration. Provided all other student requirements have been met, the student's date of graduation will be set, and the final documents-diploma and transcript -will be prepared.
As a guide, the length of the complete thesis will be approximately 50-80 pages, plus references and appendices.


GRADING:

The following grades will be issued by the faculty:

A- Exceptional
B- Superior
C-average
F- Unsatisfactory
NC- no credit
I- incomplete
W- Withdrawn


SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS:
The university is sensitive to the demands and time constraints placed upon the everyday life of mid-career professional student.
The University will only deem a student's progress as unsatisfactory if the work is consistently graded unsatisfactory or if, after repeated efforts by the university, the student fails to communicate with the University.

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Requirements: completion of an additional 48 credit units, comprising 14 subjects at 3 credits each, and a research paper at 6 credits.
These courses may be satisfied by using a combination of previously earned transferred credits, professional and occupational courses, worked and life experience, and course work.
Assessments: students will be required to submit a scholarly paper for each subject, demonstrating their knowledge of the subject and satisfying the learning goals.
Study Method: although each subject will have a course Learning Plan, the student will need to undertake a wide course of reading in preparation for the completion of each assessment task.
The University does not provide study notes. Students will be provided with guidance as needed for each subject which, under the guidance of their mentor and through extended reading, will enable the students to adequately master the subject and complete their paper for assessment.


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
REQUIRMENTS: completion of an additional 42 credits comprised of 12 subjects at 3 credits each, and a Research Paper at 6 credits
These courses may be satisfied by using a combination of previously earned
Transfer credits, professional and occupational courses, work and life experience and course work.

ASSESSMENT:

Students will be required to submit a scholarly paper for each subject, demonstrating their knowledge of the subject and satisfying the learning goals.
A Research paper will be developed by the students in consultation with their mentor. The students will be encouraged to undertake a project which has some relevance to their employment or professional work environment.
The students will study a course in Research Methods as a component of the research process; prepare a proposal for approval by the mentor, then complete the paper.
Guideline and a writing manual will be supplied to assist the students at every phase of preparation of the Paper.
SUBJECTS: (for all Bachelor's Degrees)

Each subject represents 3 credit units:
BUS 301- Introduction to Business
BUS 302- Introduction to Accounting
BUS 303- Introduction to Data Processing
BUS 304-Introduction to Macroeconomics
BUS 305- Introduction to Microeconomics
BUS 306- Business Software
BUS 307- Principle of Marketing
BUS 308- Business communications
BUS 309-Introduction to Financial Management
BUS 310- Principle of Management
BUS 311- International Marketing
BUS 312- Fundamentals of Finance
BUS 313- Basic Statistics
BUS 314-Introduction to Personnel Administration
BUS 315- Elective
BUS 350- Research Methods
BUS 351- Research Proposal
BUS 352-Research Paper


COSTS

APPLICATION FEES: $50.00 (non-refundable)

EXEMPTION FEE: depending on the number of credits granted

QUATERLY TUITION: $1,200.00 (i.e. 3 months at $400.00 per month)