Autumn 2011 Semester Courses and Class Schedule Undergraduate Programme Vol. 18, No. 1
Independent University, Bangladesh
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IUB is committed to producing graduates of international standard who will be equipped to provide new leadership to the national economy through skilled employment, entrepreneurship and/or applied research. The curriculum of IUB has been carefully designed to provide students with (1) communicative skills, (2) socio- cultural background, (3) applied skills or project based experience and (4) an area of sub-specialization. During the first year, students take courses on learning skills, national culture and electives in arts and science. To ensure international standards in teaching and to provide wide options for students to study abroad or acquire international experience, IUB maintains peer relations with a large number of universities and institutions abroad. The programme of study and the academic regulations of this university are based on the American course structure and semester system. Normally courses are offered in semester duration of 15 to 17 week in autumn (August to December) and spring (January to May). In addition, the University runs a summer session of 5-week duration during June and July when some of the basic and specialized courses are offered. IUB offers a 4-year Bachelor's degree with honours in Arts (BA), Business Administration (BBA), Social Science (BSS) and Science (B.Sc) in interdisciplinary areas of (1) Business, (2) Engineering & Computer Science, (3) Environmental Science and Management, (4) Social Sciences and Arts. The School of Business of the University offers degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA). The School of Engineering & Computer Science offers Master of Science (MSc.) in Computer Science, Computer Networks & Communications, Software Engineering & Telecommunication Engineering. The School of Environmental Science and Management offers Master of Science (MSc.) in Environment Management and Natural Resources and Disaster Management. Master in Public Health (MPH) is offered by School of Public Health. The University also offers graduate program of Master of Social Science (MSS) in Development Studies and Masters of Social Science in Media and Communication under the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.