BBA Management and

 

Entrepreneurship

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Entrepreneurship provides provides students with the foundations for functioning in and managing 21st century business.  It addresses important issues in management and leadership within organisations and develops key entrepreneurship and business development competencies needed to drive a modern economy. Students will be exposed to a course of study that spans the major managerial functions thereby equipping them to undertake a variety of roles within organisations.  In addition, the programme fosters the development of skills and values considered fundamental to the formation of educated citizens and community leaders, such as independent and critical thinking, creative problem-solving and lifelong learning.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A and mathematics, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.

*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond

Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualifications may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).

 

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    DURATION
    4 Years (FT)
    5-6 Years (PT)

    CAMPUS

    City/ South

    DELIVERY MODE

    Online

    OCTOBER
    OPEN

                                                                                                                    

      COURSES IN THE MAJOR     CORE CURRICULUM COURSES  
    CODE COURSE TITLE CR. CODE COURSE TITLE CR.
    ACCT 126 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 WRIT 117 Fundamentals of Writing 3
    ACCT 210 Cost and Management Accounting 3 COMM 118 Communication in the Workplace 3
    BUSI 120 Business Orientation 1 SOC 102 Introduction to the Study of Society 3
    BUSI 203 Leadership and Ethics 3 MATH 119 Finite Mathematics 3
    ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics 3 LIBS 130 Fundamental Research Skills 3
    ECON 125 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Students are required to complete fifteen (15) credits taken from the list of courses below
    ECON 405 Managerial Economics 3 ENVH 102 World Issues in Public Health 1
    ENTP 210 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3 ENVH 121 Environmental Issues and Sustainability 3
    FINC 205 Financial Management 3 HIST 210 History of Trinidad and Tobago 3
    FINC 310 Corporate Finance 3 ENGL 200 Comparative Literature 3
    HURM 310 Human Resource Management 3 PSYC 103 Understanding Human Behaviour and Diversity 1
    LAWW 310 Business Law 3 RELI 205 Comparative Religion 3
    MGMT 125 Principles of Management 3 SCIE 121 Fundamentals of Natural Sciences 3
    MGMT 205 Management Information Systems 3 SCIE 201 Contemporary Issues in Science 1
    MGMT 210 Introduction to Project Management 3 SPAN 100 Introduction to Spanish 3
    MGMT 300 Organisational Behaviour 3 ARTS 120 Survey of Art History 1
    MGMT 310 Production and Operations Management 3 CLTR 120 Introduction to the Culture of Trinidad and Tobago 1
    HURM 310 Human Resource Management 3 MUSC 120 Introduction to the Study of Music 1
    MGMT 410 Quality Management 3 Total Core Curriculum Courses 30
    MGMT 420 Strategic Modeling 3 FREE ELECTIVE COURSES
    MKTG 205 Principles of Marketing 3 One three-credit course 3
    MKTG 340 Market Research 3 One two-credit course 2
    STAT 120 Fundamentals of Statistics 3 Total Credits from Free Electives 5
    Total Credits in the Major Area of Study 64
     SPECIALIZATION COURSES
    ENTP 220 Caribbean Business Environments 3
    ENTP 310 Managing Family Enterprise 3
    ENTP 377 Cases in Entrepreneurship 2
    ENTP 410 Social Entrepreneurship 3
    ENTP 420 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management 3
    ENTP 499 Senior Project – Entrepreneurship 3
    MKTG 212 Advertising for the Entrepreneur 4
    Total Credits in Entrepreneurship Specialization 21
       

    The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.

    Fees Citizens Caricom International Per
    Applications: Paper-based $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 Application
    Applications: Online Free Free Free Application
    Registration $80.00 $80.00 $80.00 Semester
    Tuition $300.00 $400.00 $750.00 Credit
    Administrative Fee $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
    Technology $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
    Student Insurance $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 Annum
    Student Guild $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Annum

    Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.

    All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.

    The College accepts the following methods of payment:

    • Cash
    • LINX
    • Visa/Master card
    • Certified/Manager’s cheque

    Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.

     

    The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)

    The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at:  www.moe.gov.tt

    Important:
    Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.

    The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.

    For further information on the GATE programme please visit the website of the Ministry of Education.

    The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.

     

    Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)

    The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:

    • tuition fees
    • accommodation
    • airfare and other transportation costs
    • personal maintenance costs and living expenses
    • books and related materials
    • special equipment
    • other related tertiary expenses

    For further information on the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) students can visit the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt

     

    Payment Plans

    Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: registrar@costaatt.edu.tt

    To be awarded the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Entrepreneurship, students must successfully complete 120 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:

    Required courses in the major area of study 64 credits
    Required courses in Entrepreneurship specialization 21 credits
    Total Courses in Major Area of Study 85 credits
    Free Electives 5 credits
    Core curriculum courses 30 credits
    Total Credits Required for Graduation 120 credits

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