Details & Semester Outlines for BBA

SZABIST offers a four-year (eight semesters) BBA degree program of 144 credit hours. For the BBA program, students are required to complete 46 courses and a 03 credit hours Business Project & 03 credit hours Community Service Project. The courses include 42 compulsory courses and 4 Program Electives from Management, Marketing, Finance, Business Analytics, IT or Supply Chain Management. To obtain the BBA degree, students have to complete 144 credit hours and an internship. The degree needs to be completed within six years. BBA program is an ACCA accredited program; those who complete BBA from SZABIST, Karachi, will get an exemption in 06 out of 09 ACCA Foundation papers (F1,F2, F3, F5, F7 and F9). BBA Program is also accredited by National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC), and affiliated with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute.

First Year

Fall Semester

BA1108 IT in Business
BA1109 Personal Management and
BA1203 Management Principles
BA1206 Oral Communication and Presentation
BA1119 Islamic Studies / Humanities
BA2307 Sociology

Spring Semester

BA1101 Introduction to Accounting
BA1102 Microeconomics
BA1105 English Writing Skills
BA1204 Maths for Business
BA1213 Pakistan Studies
BA2312 Human Behavior

Second Year

Fall Semester

BA1201 Financial Accounting
BA1211 Logic and Critical Thinking
BA3504 Organizational Behavior
BA2303 Marketing Principles
BA1202 Macroeconomics
BA2406 Business and Electronic Communication

Spring Semester

BA2311 Business Statistics
BA2411 Cost and Management Accounting
BA2301 Introduction to Business Finance
BA2402 Retail Management
BA2403 Business Ethics
BA3507 Consumer Behavior

Third Year

Fall Semester

BA3501 Financial Markets and Institutions
BA3508 Media Management
BA3605 Statistical Inference
BA4706 Development Economics
BA4801 Law and Taxation
BAxxxx University Elective -I (as offered by

Spring Semester

BA3601 Financial Management
BA3602 Marketing Management
BA3603 Business Research Methods
BA3607 Operations Management
BA4804 Human Resource Management
BAxxxx University Elective-II (as offered by

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

BA3502 Entrepreneurship
BA4814 Project Management
BA4705 Services Marketing
BA4710 Business Project
BA4xxx Program Electives-I
BA4xxx Program Electives-II

Spring Semester

BA3505 Quantitative Skills
BA3609 Pakistan Economy
BA4704 Management Information Systems
BA4810 Community Service Project
BA4xxx Program Electives-III
BA4xxx Program Electives -IV




(To be offered by the campus as Compulsory

BA3506 Foreign Languages
BA3519 Current Affairs
BA3613 World Economy
BA3614 Business Analysis and Forecasting*
BA3619 Enterprise Management
BA4701 Islamic Banking and Finance*
BA4707 Marketing Research*
BA3515 Graphic Design for Multimedia*
BA3621 Professional Development
BA3521 Auditing
BA3522 Social Advocacy and Community Service
BA3622 E-Commerce
BA3523 Software Tools for Business*



BA4115 Derivatives
BA4214 Micro Finance
BA4218 Financial Research
BA4735 Islamic Banking and Finance*
BA4719 Investment Banking
BA4724 Financial Modeling
BA4727 Dynamics of Banking
BA4734 International Banking
BA4752 Financial Reporting and Analysis
BA4756 Econometrics
BA4831 Portfolio and Investment Management
BA4833 Security Analysis
BA4834 Treasury and Funds Management
BA4855 Financial Risk Analysis
BA4867 Business Analysis and Forecasting*
BA4769 Fintech


BA4116 Supply Chain Management
BA4125 Emerging Media
BA4126 Trade Marketing

BA4217 Experiential Marketing
BA4836 Marketing Research*
BA4721 Advertising
BA4722 Brand Management
BA4739 Export Marketing
BA4815 Event Management
BA4816 Industrial Marketing
BA4821 Media Planning
BA4824 Sales Management
BA4842 Graphic Design for Multimedia*
BA4859 Product Innovation and Design
BA4866 Integrated Marketing Communications
BA4762 Digital Marketing
BA4868 Marketing Analytics

Supply Chain Management

BA4116 Supply Chain Management
BA4126 Trade Marketing
BA4211 Production Management
BA4768 Total Quality Management
BA4739 Export Marketing
BA4742 Customer Relationship Management
BA4764 Dynamics of Logistics and Distribution
BA4824 Sales Management
BA4844 Operations Research
BA4859 Product Innovation and Design
BA4766 Purchase Management


BA4116 Supply Chain Management
BA4117 Salary and Compensation
BA4711 Change Management
BA4712 Industrial Relations and Labor Laws
BA4713 Leadership and Motivation Techniques
BA4812 Recruitment and Selection
BA4813 Training and Development
BA4815 Event Management
BA4826 Talent Management
BA4837 Performance Appraisal
BA4844 Operations Research

Information Technology

BA4224 e-Marketing Strategies
BA4714 e-Business and e-Commerce
BA4745 Information System Audit
BA4822 Media Production
BA4842 Graphic Design for Multimedia*
BA4844 Operations Research

Business Analytics

BA4773 Programming for Business
BA4871 Business Intelligence Tools and
BA4872 Consumer Insights and Analytics
BA4771 Block Chain for Business
BA4772 Digital Assets
BA4869 Social Media Analytics
BA4873 Software Tools for Business*
*University Elective can be taken as an Elective if not
offered by the Campus as a compulsory course.