Department of Business & Administration

Program Objectives

Program Requirement

Accounting framework, Accounting principles concepts & Conventions; Introduction to principles and Practice of double entry – book keeping; Books of Prime entry; Golden rules of double entry; Ledger Accounts and Trial Balance.

This course covers topics in Algebra, providing students with the fundamentals of pre-calculus. It deals with the review of the real number system and set operation review of algebraic expression, equalities and inequalities including polynomials, rational expressions, radical expressions, radicals, absolute values, etc.

This course, which is a requirement for all students irrespective of their areas of specialty, is an introduction to computer application with 80% practical orientation. The students learn about the evolution of computer, the classification, the components of the computer and their functions, significance; indispensability of computers in our contemporary world; the practical applicability of computer in a real time situation. Introduces students to Microsoft Word Processing and data manipulation.

Basic communication course emphasizing listening, constructive or clear thinking, basic writing and speaking abilities. Includes reading and discussion of short prose selections intended to develop both the reading and writing skills of the students with emphasis on organization and development of ideas; writing of effective paragraphs and short compositions. 

This is a course taught by an audio-visual teaching method. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

Provides basic and fundamental knowledge of the Liberian Military

Instruction in writing original composition, short essays, short stories, and poetry; to enhance basic written and oral communication skills.

Emphasis is on grammatical construct of the French Language. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

An Advanced knowledge of the Liberian Military , Structure, types of uniforms, dress code, ranks, insignia, when and where to salute Superior Officers, Military chain of command general orders, importance of the Uniform Code of Military Justice ( UCMJ).

Covers topics in trigonometry and their graphs, trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equation, inverse trigonometric function, and analytical geometry, providing students with the fundamentals of pre-calculus.

A required course for all students regardless of discipline. This course is 80% practical oriented and is focused on data processing using spreadsheet. It provides students hands-on training in electronic spreadsheet using MS Excel 2010. Teaches general concept and processes of management information system, payroll calculation, petty-cash flow, data query, pivot/chart depiction of data, data integrity. PowerPoint Presentation.

An interdisciplinary course which investigates the history of education in Africa from pre- colonial to modern times and the analyses, selected issues in their relationship to social problems and social change .

Principles of correction; Suspense accounts; Capital and Revenue expenditure; Allocation of income & expenditure; Capital & Liabilities. Year-end Adjustments; Preparation of income statement.

Control Accounts, Accounts for non-profit organizations; records; Bank reconciliation Statements, Payroll accounting, declaration of fixed assets, partnership Accounts; Manufacturing Accounts; Introduction to intermediate accounting; Share Capital, Share issue and dividends.

Covers introduction, meaning, the nature and scope of microeconomics; economic models and concepts of market and industry. How the theory of demand and supply affects production; the consumer behavior; theory of production with emphasis in agricultural products. 

Concern of management, elements of management; Managerial skills and roles; General analysis of management and organizational behavior; classical organizational theory and management; and management science; environmental forces.

Organization of data using frequency,  Identifying  types of variables and data, Identifying the four basic sampling techniques,  Descriptive distributions, percentile ranks and percentile; standardization. Describing joint distributions of data Elementary theorems of multiplication and addition, Discrete probability distributions, Continuous probability distributions.

Integrated program which places emphasis on the effective development of basic communication skills such as reading comprehensive and writing. It is a study of styles as manifested through some selected narratives, expository, descriptive and argumentative prose and poetic works in English. Summary (précis) and narrative writing skills are fostered, and students are ultimately exposed to the methods and techniques of writing short research papers.

An interdisciplinary course which investigates the History, Sociology, Geography, Economics, Politics and education of the country from the past to the present.

Asset identification, measuring, analyzing, organization decision making; information and communication.

Nature and scope of macroeconomics; macro dynamics and comparative statistics; transition from microeconomics to macroeconomics; stock and flow concepts; microeconomics versus macroeconomics. National income and economic accounting; Say’s law and the principles of effective demand: meaning and determination; Role of investment; Theories of consumption; Income Hypothesis; marginal efficiency of capital versus marginal efficiency of investment; concept of multiplier. Monetary theory; Theories of interest rates; Theory of Inflation.

Definition and purpose of cost accounting; Classification of Cost by Nature, Functions, elements, responsibilities and behavior; methods and techniques in collecting, measuring and reporting cost information; Inventory Control; Methods of Inventory valuation; Analysis Technique; Labor Costing; Overhead Cost Accounting and Control joint distribution and data; Elementary theorems multiplication and Addition.

Sampling distributions and estimation, Measure of relationships, Measures of Dispersion and Inferential Statistics.

Examination of the nature of law and the formation and application of legal principles in Liberia; the role of law in society; the legal environment in which business operates; government taxation; negotiable instruments, insurance, competition, and labor/management relations; the concept of property, property creation, transfer, and its importance to our business society, Laws of tort. General principles of contracts; sales of goods, hire purchase, products liability, commercial paper, debtor/creditor relations, property, agency and employment, partnership, corporation.

Bad debts analysis; Accounting assumptions; depreciation and disposition of long-term assets; distinction between current Account and long-term liabilities; application of rules, accounting for stockholders’ equity.

Study and decision of cases relating to policy formulation and policy design at senior management level; basic economic, industrial and competitive considerations affecting policy implementation practices in analyzing companies, evaluating problems and making decisions.

Examines the scope and characteristics of business, place of business in national development, environment of business, forms of business ownership; marketing in business, marketing system, marketing mix and marketing concepts; the social responsibility of business; and, the production system.

Basic communication course emphasizing listening, constructive or clear thinking, basic writing and speaking abilities. Includes reading and discussion of short prose selections intended to develop both the reading and writing skills of the students with emphasis on organization and development of ideas; writing of effective paragraphs and short compositions. 

This course covers topics in Algebra, providing students with the fundamentals of pre-calculus. It deals with the review of the real number system and set operation review of algebraic expression, equalities and inequalities including polynomials, rational expressions, radical expressions, radicals, absolute values, etc.

This course, which is a requirement for all students irrespective of their areas of specialty, is an introduction to computer application with 80% practical orientation. The students learn about the evolution of computer, the classification, the components of the computer and their functions, significance; indispensability of computers in our contemporary world; the practical applicability of computer in a real time situation. Introduces students to Microsoft Word Processing and data manipulation.

Accounting framework, Accounting principles concepts & Conventions; Introduction to principles and Practice of double entry – book keeping; Books of Prime entry; Golden rules of double entry; Ledger Accounts and Trial Balance.

This is a course taught by an audio-visual teaching method. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

Provides basic and fundamental knowledge of the Liberian Military

An interdisciplinary course which investigates the history of education in Africa from pre- colonial to modern times and the analyses, selected issues in their relationship to social problems and social change .

Business ethics, organization, business enterprises; government roles in business; international business;   Principles of Management; and, business finance.

Instruction in writing original composition, short essays, short stories, and poetry; to enhance basic written and oral communication skills.

Principles of correction; Suspense accounts; Capital and Revenue expenditure; Allocation of income & expenditure; Capital & Liabilities. Year-end Adjustments; Preparation of income statement.

A required course for all students regardless of discipline. This course is 80% practical oriented and is focused on data processing using spreadsheet. It provides students hands-on training in electronic spreadsheet using MS Excel 2010. Teaches general concept and processes of management information system, payroll calculation, petty-cash flow, data query, pivot/chart depiction of data, data integrity. PowerPoint Presentation.

Emphasis is on grammatical construct of the French Language. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

An Advanced knowledge of the Liberian Military , Structure, types of uniforms, dress code, ranks, insignia, when and where to salute Superior Officers, Military chain of command general orders, importance of the Uniform Code of Military Justice ( UCMJ).

Covers topics in trigonometry and their graphs, trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equation, inverse trigonometric function, and analytical geometry, providing students with the fundamentals of pre-calculus.

Concern of management, elements of management; Managerial skills and roles; General analysis of management and organizational behavior; classical organizational theory and management; and management science; environmental forces.

Control Accounts, Accounts for non-profit organizations; records; Bank reconciliation Statements, Payroll accounting, declaration of fixed assets, partnership Accounts; Manufacturing Accounts; Introduction to intermediate accounting; Share Capital, Share issue and dividends.

Covers introduction, meaning, the nature and scope of microeconomics; economic models and concepts of market and industry. How the theory of demand and supply affects production; the consumer behavior; theory of production with emphasis in agricultural products. 

An interdisciplinary course which investigates the History, Sociology, Geography, Economics, Politics and education of the country from the past to the present.

Recruitment, selection, training, wage and salary administration, job evaluation, employee appraisal, effective functioning of organizations; labor laws; grievances handling and contract negotiations.

Integrated program which places emphasis on the effective development of basic communication skills such as reading comprehensive and writing. It is a study of styles as manifested through some selected narratives, expository, descriptive and argumentative prose and poetic works in English. Summary (précis) and narrative writing skills are fostered, and students are ultimately exposed to the methods and techniques of writing short research papers.

Organization of data using frequency,  Identifying  types of variables and data, Identifying the four basic sampling techniques,  Descriptive distributions, percentile ranks and percentile; standardization. Describing joint distributions of data Elementary theorems of multiplication and addition, Discrete probability distributions, Continuous probability distributions.

Motivation, incentives, leadership, communication, and interpersonal relations; review method to improve quality.

Study and decision of cases relating to policy formulation and policy design at senior management level; basic economic, industrial and competitive considerations affecting policy implementation practices in analyzing companies, evaluating problems and making decisions.

Nature and scope of macroeconomics; macro dynamics and comparative statistics; transition from microeconomics to macroeconomics; stock and flow concepts; microeconomics versus macroeconomics. National income and economic accounting; Say’s law and the principles of effective demand: meaning and determination; Role of investment; Theories of consumption; Income Hypothesis; marginal efficiency of capital versus marginal efficiency of investment; concept of multiplier. Monetary theory; Theories of interest rates; Theory of Inflation.

Sampling distributions and estimation, Measure of relationships, Measures of Dispersion and Inferential Statistics.

Examination of the nature of law and the formation and application of legal principles in Liberia; the role of law in society; the legal environment in which business operates; government taxation; negotiable instruments, insurance, competition, and labor/management relations; the concept of property, property creation, transfer, and its importance to our business society, Laws of tort. General principles of contracts; sales of goods, hire purchase, products liability, commercial paper, debtor/creditor relations, property, agency and employment, partnership, corporation.

Concepts of Entrepreneurship; Function of Entrepreneurship; Theories of entrepreneurship; Economic dimension of entrepreneurship, Business Entrepreneurship.

A study of a company’s internal and external stakeholders; mission statement of a corporation; goal characteristics; strategies and ethics; corporate and social responsibility of a corporation; bargaining power of buyers and suppliers; stages of industrial development.

Accounting framework, Accounting principles concepts & Conventions; Introduction to principles and Practice of double entry – book keeping; Books of Prime entry; Golden rules of double entry; Ledger Accounts and Trial Balance.

Introduction to public Policy; the role of government; conflict resolution in society regarding the role of government; Distinctions between public and the private sectors.

Basic communication course emphasizing listening, constructive or clear thinking, basic writing and speaking abilities. Includes reading and discussion of short prose selections intended to develop both the reading and writing skills of the students with emphasis on organization and development of ideas; writing of effective paragraphs and short compositions. 

This course covers topics in Algebra, providing students with the fundamentals of pre-calculus. It deals with the review of the real number system and set operation review of algebraic expression, equalities and inequalities including polynomials, rational expressions, radical expressions, radicals, absolute values, etc.

This course, which is a requirement for all students irrespective of their areas of specialty, is an introduction to computer application with 80% practical orientation. The students learn about the evolution of computer, the classification, the components of the computer and their functions, significance; indispensability of computers in our contemporary world; the practical applicability of computer in a real time situation. Introduces students to Microsoft Word Processing and data manipulation.

This is a course taught by an audio-visual teaching method. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

Provides basic and fundamental knowledge of the Liberian Military

Personnel Administration; also known as human Resources or HR, addresses a great many issues in the work place. Recruiting, selecting, hiring and training new employees; standards; legal and ethical criteria in work place.

Instruction in writing original composition, short essays, short stories, and poetry; to enhance basic written and oral communication skills.

A required course for all students regardless of discipline. This course is 80% practical oriented and is focused on data processing using spreadsheet. It provides students hands-on training in electronic spreadsheet using MS Excel 2010. Teaches general concept and processes of management information system, payroll calculation, petty-cash flow, data query, pivot/chart depiction of data, data integrity. PowerPoint Presentation.

Emphasis is on grammatical construct of the French Language. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

An Advanced knowledge of the Liberian Military , Structure, types of uniforms, dress code, ranks, insignia, when and where to salute Superior Officers, Military chain of command general orders, importance of the Uniform Code of Military Justice ( UCMJ).

An interdisciplinary course which investigates the history of education in Africa from pre- colonial to modern times and the analyses, selected issues in their relationship to social problems and social change .

Covers topics in trigonometry and their graphs, trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equation, inverse trigonometric function, and analytical geometry, providing students with the fundamentals of pre-calculus.

Study of Organization, Governance and structure. Organizational objectives, mission; organizational adaptability to change.

Introductory concepts of Political Science; its importance/significance; functions of government and coordinated branches; Public Policy formulation; implementation and delivery of Public Services.

Covers introduction, meaning, the nature and scope of microeconomics; economic models and concepts of market and industry. How the theory of demand and supply affects production; the consumer behavior; theory of production with emphasis in agricultural products. 

Organization of data using frequency,  Identifying  types of variables and data, Identifying the four basic sampling techniques,  Descriptive distributions, percentile ranks and percentile; standardization. Describing joint distributions of data Elementary theorems of multiplication and addition, Discrete probability distributions, Continuous probability distributions.

Integrated program which places emphasis on the effective development of basic communication skills such as reading comprehensive and writing. It is a study of styles as manifested through some selected narratives, expository, descriptive and argumentative prose and poetic works in English. Summary (précis) and narrative writing skills are fostered, and students are ultimately exposed to the methods and techniques of writing short research papers.

Based both on material and financial resources to support institutional effectiveness with focus on Government’s decentralization plans and programs at both national and local levels. Development of projects, programs and implementation.

Budget formulation process; Budget Management; Budget implementation; execution of programs and the allocation of financial resources among line ministries and agencies.

Nature and scope of macroeconomics; macro dynamics and comparative statistics; transition from microeconomics to macroeconomics; stock and flow concepts; microeconomics versus macroeconomics. National income and economic accounting; Say’s law and the principles of effective demand: meaning and determination; Role of investment; Theories of consumption; Income Hypothesis; marginal efficiency of capital versus marginal efficiency of investment; concept of multiplier. Monetary theory; Theories of interest rates; Theory of Inflation.

Flow of communications in formal and informal Organizations; types of organizational communications; formal and informal channels of communication in organizations.

Examination of the nature of law and the formation and application of legal principles in Liberia; the role of law in society; the legal environment in which business operates; government taxation; negotiable instruments, insurance, competition, and labor/management relations; the concept of property, property creation, transfer, and its importance to our business society, Laws of tort. General principles of contracts; sales of goods, hire purchase, products liability, commercial paper, debtor/creditor relations, property, agency and employment, partnership, corporation.

Meaning and nature of research; types of research; attributes of research problems; literature review research design and data collection, data analysis and presentation; research report; ethical issues in research process.