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The School of Management and Entrepreneurship seeks to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to those students who aim to receive a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA). We are dedicated to advancing business knowledge and the practical application of business principles in a global technological environment. The faculty has created a business curriculum that emphasizes the link between business management and technology.

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Program Description

The School of Management and Entrepreneurship seeks to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to those students who aim to receive a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA). Building upon the heritage and accomplishments of our schools of engineering and architecture, the School of Management and Entrepreneurship is dedicated to advancing business knowledge and the practical application of business principles in a global technological environment.

The faculty has created a business curriculum which emphasizes the link between business management and technology. The curriculum is also designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach to business decision making, blending broad-based knowledge of the business functions with an emphasis in Accounting. Students are exposed to the areas of accounting, economics, finance, organizational management, and statistics, and their application in a corporate, service, manufacturing or entrepreneurial environment.

Mission

The School of Management and Entrepreneurship at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded, technology-oriented business education that will empower them to become tomorrow’s socially responsible business leader.

Educational Objectives

The main objectives of the academic programs offered at the School of Management and Entrepreneurship are to:

  1. Provide a multi-disciplinary approach to business decision-making.
  2. Enhance the student’s awareness and skills in technology, quantitative reasoning, knowledge of business fundamentals and their understanding of its application in a global business environment.
  3. Improve the student’s leadership abilities, teamwork, and communication skills. Contribute to achieving personal, professional and academic goals while being aware of ethical, and social responsibilities in the decision-making process.

Degree Offered

Bachelor in Business Administration with major in Marketing

Student Outcomes

The Business Administration program is designed to develop a broad knowledge of the business disciplines, awareness, and skills in the use of technology for business decision-making, a sense of social responsibility, as well as effective communication and team-work skills.

Graduates from the Business Administration Program shall be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to gather and analyze information for research and creative problem-solving.
  2. Employ effective communication skills in a variety of business situations and daily work environments.
  3. Acquire the ability to utilize leadership skills, to influence and support others in the performance of their tasks.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team member and team leader.
  5. Develop the ability to manage technological change, and understand its role in the global business environment.
  6. Demonstrate ability for self-evaluation, and behavior modification; and evidence comprehension of business ethics and social responsibility.
  7. Develop the ability to integrate and apply knowledge of the various business disciplines, in conjunction with the selected specialization, to improve the decision-making process.
  8. Acquire the ability to conceptualize, plan, develop and apply the necessary skills to engage in an entrepreneurial endeavor.

 

B.B.A. AREA OF EMPHASIS IN ACCOUNTING CURRICULUM SEQUENCE

FIRST YEAR

FIRST QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS

SPAN

1010

Linguistic Analysis of Literary Genres

3

ENGL

1010

The Study of the Essay as a Literary Genre

3

SOHU

2010

Socio-humanistic Studies I

3

MATH

1310

Applied Mathematics for Business I

3

12

SECOND QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS

MGMT

1010

Introduction to Management

3

COMP

1010

Introduction to Computer & Basic Language

3

SOHU

2020

Socio-humanistic Studies II

3

MATH

1320

Applied Mathematics for Business lI

3

12

THIRD QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO

2010

Accounting Principles I

4

COMP

2010

Business Application Programs

3

ECO

3010

Micro Economics

3

MARK

1010

Marketing

3

13

SECOND YEAR

FIRST QUARTER

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO

2020

Accounting Principles II

4

ENGL

2020

Business English

3

ECON

3020

Macro Economics

3

SPAN

2020

Business Spanish

3

13

SECOND QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT

2010

Organizational Theory Management

3

MGMT

2020

Business Law

3

FINA

2010

Finance

3

STAT

2010

Probabilities & Statistics

3

12

 THIRD QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO

3310

Cost Accounting

3

COMP

3010

Database Management

3

PHIL

3000

Business Ethics

3

STAT

2020

Statistics & Hypothesis Testing

3

12

THIRD YEAR

 FIRST QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO

3330

Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCO

3350

Puerto Rico Income Tax

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

Sohu Elective

3

13

SECOND QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO

3340

Intermediate Accounting II

4

Free Elective

3

Directed Dept Elective

3

Sohu Elective

3

13

THIRD QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO

4310

Advanced Accounting

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

ACCO

4370

Accounting Project

3

15