Bachelor of Business Administration - Banking and Finance (BBA)

Banking & Finance Major Overview

The Banking & finance program at the Faculty of Business Administration was established to prepare graduates for careers in various areas. Our Program enables students to discharge technical and managerial function for life-long career development. The program introduces students to the theoretical, scientific and practical basis that enables them to acquire professional competences that meet future needs and job opportunities in Lebanon, Arab world, and   international firms.

Program Description

The minimum credit hours required to earn a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Banking & Finance is 98 credit hours consisting of:

  • University General Requirement:  2 Courses  6 Cr.
  • English Requirement:  3 Courses 9 Cr.
  • Business Common Requirement: 14 Courses  43 Cr.
  • Major Requirement: 10 Courses 28 Cr
  • Major Elective: 3 Courses  9 Cr
  • Free Elective  1 Course 3 Cr.

The cumulative GPA grade must be at least 2.00 in order to attain the relevant academic degree. Otherwise, students must repeat one or more courses to increase the cumulative GPA to at least 2.00.

In order to graduate with Honor, students must attain a GPA of 3.50 and above.



Continuing Education:


As we are always looking for the best to our students, we encourage our Banking & Finance graduates to continue their education by enrolling in one of the following degree or certificates:

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Junior Investment Analyst (JIA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Academic Staff

Chairperson: Dr. Haytham Yassine

Chairperson Assistant: Mrs. Osseyma Moghrabi

AUL Branches’ Coordinators        

Jadra Branch  Mrs. Nazleh Moussa

Dekweneh Branch Dr. Rabih Zotti

Sin El Fil Branch Dr. Shadia Sawaya

Tripoli Branch Dr. Shadia Sawaya

Kaslik Branch Mrs. Cynthia Sfeir

Chtoura Branch Mrs. Salma Rehimi







Career Opportunities:


Potential Job Opportunities:

Graduates may seek employment in multiple professional settings, since finance professionals are necessary in a wide variety of businesses and organizations. Therefore, our graduates may find careers in: public sector, private companies, financial regulatory & supervisory authorities.


Some career options include:

Banking Professional; Credit Analyst; Personal Financial Advisor; Loans Officer; Financial Analyst; Financial Controller; Risk Analyst; Investments Banker; Security Analyst; Lending Officer; Financial Planner

Courses & Requirements

General Requirements
Code Name Credits
CST201 General Education I 3
CST 202 General Education II 3
Required Credits: 6
Description: Courses required for all AUL Students
English Requirements
Code Name Credits
ENG203 English for Academic writing 3
ENG204 Advanced Eng. Academic Writing 3
ENG206 Business Communication Skills 3
Required Credits: 9
Description: three courses are required (ENG203, ENG204, ENG206)
Business Common Requirements
Code Name Credits
ACC210 Accounting I 3
ACC211 Accounting II 3
BUS210 Business Law 3
BUS319 Business Ethics 3
ECO210 Microeconomics 3
FIN210 Managerial finance 3
HRM210 Human Resource Management 3
MAT212 MAT212-Business Math 3
MAT213 Business statistics 3
MGT210 Introduction to management 3
MGT410 Business Research 3
MIS210 Management Information System 3
MKT210 Introduction to Marketing 3
Required Credits: 43
Major Courses
Code Name Credits
FIN320 Credit Analysis 3
FIN321 Corporate Finance & Budgeting 3
FIN322 Banking Operations 3
FIN323 Monetary Theory 3
FIN420 Financial Markets 3
FIN421 Financial Derivatives 3
FIN422 Insurance and Risk Management 3
FIN423 Special Topics in Banking & Finance 3
FIN425 Banking and Finance Practical Training 1
FIN426 Banking and Finance Senior Project 3
Required Credits: 28
Major Elective
Code Name Credits
ACC320 Business Software Application 3
ACC323 Financial Statement Analysis 3
MGT324 International Business Administration 3
MKT421 International marketing 3
Required Credits: 9
Description: Choose three of the following courses (ACC320, ACC323, JIA301, jIA401, JIA402, MGT324, MKT421)
Free Elective
Code Name Credits
FRE-I Free Elective 3
Required Credits: 3

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