The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a practical and international program designed to help students develop the fundamental business and management skills needed to kick-start their career. BBA students build the academic foundations for developing a successful career by learning key business concepts in their first and second years. They will advance to one of the five specializations (Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Technology and Innovation or Data Analytics) or complete a non-specialized general degree in their third year.
The BBA program provides students with key competencies and business skills that prepares them to start a career in different industries. SolBridge graduates have pursued an international career in various industries in Korea as well as overseas. The list below highlights a representative sample of the type of careers SolBridge alumni have embraced.
- Hospitality Management: International Marketing and Sales, International wine Merchant
- Banking and Finance: Corporate Banking, Management Associate
- Consulting: Financial Consultancy (CFA), Audit Tax Consultant
- Cosmetics: International Marketing and Sales
- Fintech: Blockchain Specialist
- Energy: Green Energy Marketing
- Diplomacy or Government Institutions: Support Executive
- Entrepreneurship: Culinary Arts, IT services
- Education: Founder of an educational institution
SolBridge BBA Career Tracks
At the end of the first year, students choose a career track they wish to pursue after graduating from SolBridge, including job placement in Korea, job placement overseas, starting their own business, dual degree program, or graduate education.
Track 1: Overseas Job Placement
Students spend 3-4 years at SolBridge with the goal of getting a job overseas. Job placement may be done with or without existing partnerships at SolBridge. This track ensures that students take the right courses and focuses on getting students into relevant exchange and internship opportunities. This is achieved with the help of SolBridge Career Development Center and Track advisors.
Track 2: Job Placement in Korea
Students interested in living and working in Korea complete their studies at SolBridge to find employment in Korea. International students on this track will be required to take the Intensive Korean Language classes and attain a minimum of TOPIK 4 before graduation in order to ensure successful employment in Korea.
Track 3: Dual Degree Program
This track allows students to spend 2-3 years studying at SolBridge and 1-2 years at one of our partner institutions. Students are required to satisfy all dual degree requirements before moving forward in their destination institution. SolBridge has a network of over 250 partner universities around the world.
Track 4: Graduate Education
Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree will spend 3-4 years at SolBridge and enroll in a Master’s program at another institution (partner or non-partner). Their study will focus on acquiring the appropriate skills such as research abilities and GMAT, as well as gaining the necessary experience through workshops and competitions required for graduate studies.
Track 5: Entrepreneurship
This track is designed for innovators and students interested in starting a business or running a family business in the future. Students will spend the duration of their studies at SolBridge honing their skills on how to effectively startup and run a business. SolBridge will present them with relevant opportunities, including Start-up competitions and entrepreneurial initiatives.