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General Business, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Houston, TX, United States
Designed for students who seek a strong interdisciplinary business program, the General Business major from University of Houston Downtown combines: a solid foundation of general education, and an understanding of the fundamental theories and procedures of basic business functions.
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Overview

The University of Houston Downtown Davies College of Business mission is to provide a high-quality business education to prepare students for immediate entry into the business community.

The General Business program helps students Finish Strong by allowing them to tailor their course work to meet their individual goals, whether they lean toward entrepreneurial pursuits, or careers in land management, international business law or any of a wide range of areas.

UHD’s BBA program is offered in the evenings in sixteen-week sessions UHD Northwest (Lone Star College-University Park) and UHD Kingwood Lone Star College.

Students will receive an overview of the principles of modern business including accounting, management and basic communication skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Fall deadline for international students is 1 May.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Within the 30 hours of General Business Major Requirements, students choose at least three of the following areas: Accounting; Business Administrations; Economics; Energy Management; Finance; Insurance & Risk Management; Management; Management Information Systems; Marketing; Professional Land Management; and Supply Chain Management.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • 1.  Submit an Affidavit of Support indicating that a sponsor will be responsible for all of your educational and living expenses.
  • 2.PERMISSION RELEASE FORM: In order to protect your privacy rights, the office of International Admissions requires that you give written permission specifying the person(s) who may access information concerning the status of your application and/or admission to the University of Houston-Downtown.
  • 3.BANK LETTER: You must provide a certified bank letter indicating that your sponsor is financially capable of meeting your education and living expenses. The bank letter must indicate, either in U.S. dollars or in the local currency, the amount maintained in your sponsors’ bank account(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13180 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13135 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13135 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5117 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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