General Education

Undergraduate programs at ADA University are designed to provide both breadth and depth of knowledge through general education requirements in the first year and major requirements in the remaining three years of studies. Students declare their major at the end of the second semester.

General Education –Two Semesters
In their first year, students pursue general education courses in the following areas:
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Culture and Arts
  • Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning
Our curriculum also emphasizes skills development component of general education. To this end, students gain strong writing and leadership and communication skills through courses offered under the following areas:
  • Writing
  • Leadership, Teamwork and Communication
Major Requirements – Six Semesters
In their remaining three years, students hone in on their chosen fields by pursuing one of six majors – Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs (BPA), Bachelor of Sciences in Economics (BSE), Bachelor of Computer Sciences (BCS) and Bachelor of IT and Science Engineering (BITSE).

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS)
Students who have chosen BAIS as their major degree complete core and elective courses from the fields of specialization below:
  • International Politics
  • International Economic Relations
  • International Security
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Students who have chosen BBA as their major degree complete core and elective courses from the following fields of specialization:
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organization and Management
Bachelor of Public Affairs
Students who have chosen BPA as their major degree complete core and elective courses from the following fields of specialization:
  • Local Government Management
  • Public Management
  • Non-Profit Management

Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE)
Students who have chosen BSE as their degree major complete core and elective courses from the fields such as Microeconomics, Game Theory, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Economic Development, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics.

Bachelors of Computer Sciences (BCS)
Starting from 2013-2014  academic year ADA University offers a new undergraduate program - Bachelors of Computer Sciences (BCS). 

BCS combines a solid core of Computer Science courses with the ability to gain substantial depth in this area. As computing is a discipline with strong links to many fields, the curriculum provides numerous choices for science and humanities courses, including information systems, computer networks, computational linguistics, etc. 

Upon successful completion, students are awarded a Bachelors in Computer Sciences.  Graduates of BCS will gain advanced knowledge of: 
  • Programming Languages
  • Database Management or Computer Networks 
  • Operating Systems and Computer Architecture 
  • Web Languages and Software Engineering
Bachelor of IT and System Engineering (BITSE)
Starting from 2013-2014  academic year ADA University offers a new undergraduate program Bachelor of IT and System Engineering (BITSE). Within this program will take classes in physics, chemistry, mathematics, as well as, operating systems, software engineering and data communications and networking. 

At the end of the teaching students will master the skills in computer networking, telecommunications equipment and software maintenance, as well as microcircuits, microchips, and the development of digital systems.