Registration Number: 261569

The management curriculum gives students the knowledge and skills that managers use to marshal the human, material and financial resources of organizations (business, government or nonprofit) to achieve their objectives.


Business Core Requirements (12 modules, 36 credits)


BA160 Microeconomic Principles 3

This course explores consumer choice and producer behavior, price theory, monopoly/oligopoly and competitive market structures, production costs, labor and wages. Prerequisite: MATH 105 or above.

BA161 Macroeconomic Principles 3

A look at unemployment and inflation, fiscal and monetary policies, GDP, poverty and income distribution, exchange rates and international trade. Prerequisite: BA 160.

BA201 Accounting Principles I 3

A study of accounting theory, record keeping, and the accounting cycle, with emphasis on accounting for the assets and related revenues and expenses reported on financial statements of a business organization.

BA202 Accounting Principles II 3

A continuation of BA 201, with emphasis on accounting for the liabilities, owners’ equity and related revenues and expenses reported in financial statements of a business organization; and preparation and analysis of financial statements and an introduction to managerial accounting including product costing using job orders and process costing systems and cost-volume-profit relationships. Prerequisite:

BA208 Marketing Principles 3

This course surveys the role of marketing and its place in society, in profit and not-for-profit organizations. Emphasis is placed on consumer orientation, the marketing concept, product, price, distribution and promotion. The course provides a basis of understanding for advanced marketing courses.

BA210 Management Principles 3

A look at modern management theory, including both functional and behavioral approaches to the administration of business enterprises. 133

MATH220 Elementary Statistics 3

An introduction to the simpler problems of statistical inference; descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation of parameters and level of significance, regression and correlation. This course may not be completed for additional credit by students who have completed MATH 226. Prerequisite: Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval.

BA222 Management Information Systems 3

A study of the procedures involved in the accumulation, processing and dissemination of various types of information within an organization. Prerequisites: BA 210 and MIS 101 or CS 102.

BA225 Business Ethics 3

A course that seeks to recognize the distinctive set of problems encountered in the work environment, to study contrasting theories currently being used to make ethical decisions, and to apply those theories through examples and case studies.

PHIL202 Contemporary Ethics 3

This course covers some of the main threats to doctrines and ideas of moral philosophy, including nihilism, relativism, egoism, utilitarianism, the categorical imperative, virtue, and the social contract. Rather than keeping these as pure theoretical constructs, these ideas will be applied to real life, practical situations, such as those involving ethics in the workplace, and important current debates. Meets the humanities requirement.

BA302 Business Law I 3

An introduction to the nature and sources of law, and the methods by which laws are made; basic principles of contract law and property law as the foundations for business enterprise; tort law governing business relationships.

BA341 Corporate Financial Management 3

An introduction to corporate financial management. Topics include financial statement analysis, time value of money, risk and return, bond valuation, stock valuation, capital budgeting and the capital asset pricing model. Prerequisites: BA 161 and BA 202 or permission of instructor.

BA356 Quantitative Decisions in Business 3

This course is designed for business students who have a good foundation in pre-calculus mathematics, algebra, and elementary statistics. Topics will include an introduction to business quantitative methodology, decision making and planning under conditions of uncertainty, resource allocation, distribution and scheduling, inventory management, and business simulation. This course will be case-driven as part of the learning process. Prerequisites: MIS 101 or CS 102 and MATH 220.

Management Major (6 modules, total 18 credits)


BA317 International Management 3

Presents a cross-cultural perspective on managing global organizations. Focuses on understanding the influence of culture on international management, and how managers in multinational organizations address such issues as strategic analysis, organizational structure, global coordination and control, communications, inter-organizational cooperation, and human resource management. Prerequisites: BA 210 and general education cultures requirement.

BA361 Human Resource Management 3

An overview of the policies and procedures in personnel administration in American business, including uses, sources, motivation and maintenance of employees, with major emphasis on the dynamics of social organization. Prerequisite: BA 210.

BA423 Production and Operations Management 3

Production and operations management is designed to provide students with an in-depth look at the components of organizational operations and how they are managed. Successful management incorporates theories and practices that apply to a variety of operational areas involving factory and service operations, inventory management, quality management, capacity planning, supply chain management, aggregate planning, and project management. Elements of shop floor control, status reporting systems, facilities design, cost estimating, inventory control, procurement, quality assurance, forecasting, labor loading, scheduling, and productivity measurement will be explored. Important tools of production and operations management that will 135 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS be covered include Theory of Constraints, MRP, MRPII, CAD/CAM, CIM, JIT, SPC, and TQM. Prerequisites: BA 210 and MATH 220.

BA454 Management Cases 3

A study of the current strategies and techniques of administration and management, including: business objectives; policies, functions, executive leadership and organizational structure; control standards; case studies in organization, financing and operations. Prerequisites: BA 361 and BA 423.

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PSY338 Motivation 3

A review of the major theories that attempt to explain motivated behavior from a physiological, cognitive, social, environmental and/or learning point of view. Application of motivation theories to organizations, education, sports and daily life. Prerequisite: PSY 190.

BA362 Supervision 3

A detailed examination of the fundamental concepts, principles and dynamics of the supervisory process. Prerequisites: BA 210 and BA 361.

BA365 Production and Operations Management 3

This course examines and contrasts process theories, relationship theories, and management theories of leadership. Various definitions of leadership and their underlying implications for application and research will be investigated. The role of the leader will be examined in relation to the various leadership theories and definitions. Prerequisite: BA 210 and BA 361.

BA367 Cross-cultural Leadership 3

Provides insight into the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication. Examines how sensitivity to cultural differences can contribute to leadership effectiveness and explores strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from other cultures. Prerequisites: BA 317.

BA370 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3

A presentation of the organization and operation of small enterprises in services, retailing, wholesaling and manufacturing for those aspiring to own, operate, and/or manage a small business or to work for an organization serving small businesses. Topics covered include importance, status, problems and requirements of small businesses. Prerequisite: BA 210.

BA411 Labor Relations and Negotiation 3

The basic principles of manpower use, wage structure, use of industrial psychology and collective bargaining, the union movement, human relations in industrial management, and modern labor laws and institutions. Prerequisites: BA 210 and BA 361.

BA415 Cross-cultural Negotiations 3

Students will learn how to assess a culture to determine underlying assumptions regarding: social interaction, economic interests, legal requirements, and political realities. Students will then understand how these, in turn, affect expectations, outcomes, behavior, thoughts, and priorities. The course emphasizes negotiating deals, resolving disputes or making decisions in a multicultural environment. Prerequisites: BA 317 and BA 367.

BA421 Managerial Cost Accounting 3

A study of cost concepts and application related to the use of cost information by internal managers for purposes of planning, control, evaluation and decision making. Prerequisite: BA 202.

PSY440 Industrial Psychology 3

A study of the relationship between the individual worker and the work environment. Emphasis is on the exploration and application of the most influential theories. Topics include organizational dynamics, work motivation, job satisfaction, personnel selection and training, and work group influences. Prerequisite: PSY 190.

BA445 Contemporary Topics in Management 3

This course description may change each term it is offered to cover the most contemporary management issues. Prerequisite: BA 210.

BA/PSY474 Organisational Behavior 3

This course encourages students to describe and analyze the way that people behave in organizations by applying theories of organizational behavior. The course consists of a balance among theory and application. Note: Same as PSY 474. Prerequisites: PSY 190 or SOC 110.



BA460 Strategic Management 3

The course is a culminating experience for students completing majors in business. Upon the successful completion of the course, students will have a practical knowledge of strategic application in the activities, procedures, and techniques unique to business operations

General Education Requirements (13 modules, 39 credits)


/ Arts and Humanities 6
/ Communication Studies 9
/ Computer Skills 3
/ Mathematics 3
/ Natural Sciences 6
/ Social Sciences 6
/ Cultures 3
/ Critical Thinking 3

Open Electives (Any 9 modules, Total 27 credits)

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Registration Number: 261572

The study of psychology offers the opportunity to learn about the origins and development of human behavior and mental processes and the factors that influence change. Psychology provides a valuable foundation of knowledge important in a wide variety of fields, including human services, business, law, education, communications and health. The program in psychology may also lead to graduate preparation for professional psychology.

The Psychology major consists of 36 semester credits. In addition, learners must complete the general education requirements (39 credits) and additional elective (45 credits) to complete the 120 semester credits required for the Bachelor of Science degree. A minimum 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation. At least half of the credit toward a major or minor in psychology must be earned in courses numbered 300 or above.


Our students are eligible to apply for membership in

  • American Psychological Association
  • The Hong Kong Psychological Society Limited
  • American Counselling Association
  • National Council of Psychotherapists
  • British Psychological Society
  • Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association
  • International Association of Applied Psychology
  • Society for the Teaching of Psychology
PSY190 General Psychology 基本心理學 3

PSY190 General Psychology Credits:3

An introduction to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, including major approaches and methodologies. The course samples a broad range of topics, including biological foundations, development, learning, cognition, personality, abnormal psychology and social behavior. Meets the social science requirement.

PSY190 General Psychology Credits:3

An introduction to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, including major approaches and methodologies. The course samples a broad range of topics, including biological foundations, development, learning, cognition, personality, abnormal psychology and social behavior. Meets the social science requirement.