SECRETARIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES

BSA at YCI is meant to meet the needs of managerial, administrative and secretarial personnel. The program focuses on enabling students to enhance their practical skills and widen their intellectual scope to cope with the demands of a Public Office. Students are helped to acquire efficient communication skills needed in all aspects of life. Throughout the courses there is an emphasis on the production of bilingual or multilingual personnel with excellent translation and interpretation skills.

Period = 3 years

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. UCE and UACE Certificates with 2 Principle passes, or
  2. Diploma from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning in a relevant discipline.
  3. Foreign Applicants;

Prospective applicants whose final high school grades are in percentages and average points system e.g. Sudan, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and others must have their grades first equated or standardized by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) before admission to YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

  1. Kenyan applicants for degree programmes should hold either;
  2. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders must have a minimum Grade of C+ and above, OR

The Kenyan Advanced Certificate of Education “GCE or A-levels” applicants must have at least 2 principal passes or its equivalent.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1 Semester 1

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CU
BCS1101 Business Communication Skills 3
BSA1102 Records and Information Management 4
BSA1104 Office Management 4
ECV1103 Ethics and Christian Values 3
ICT1105 Information and Communication Technology 4

Year 1 Semester 2

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CU
BSA1204 Shorthand 1A 4
COA1202 Computer Applications 4
BSA1201 Administrative Law 3
ACC1203 Financial Accounting 4
ECN1206 Economics 3
ETR125 Entrepreneurship 3

Year 2 Semester 1

COURSECODE COURSE NAME CU
BSA2101 Shorthand IB 4
BSA2102 Keyboard & Computer Skills 4
OBD   2103 Organisational Behavior and Development 4
BSL2104 Business Law 3
Electives
BSA2106

BSA2107

Business Kiswahili

Business French

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                                                Year 2 Semester 2                             

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CU
MEC2202 Introductory Macroeconomics 3
BSA2204 Customer Care and Public Relations 4
POM2205 Principles of Management 4
BSA2206 Desktop Publishing 4
RMD2203 Research Methods 3

Year 3 Semester 1

COURSECODE COURSE NAME CU
BSA3101 Public Administration and Management 4
BSA3102 Advanced Microsoft Office Packages 4
HRP3103 Human Resource Planning 4
CRM3104 Conflict Resolution & Management 3
BSA3105 Public Speaking Skills 4
RPT3105 Research Report 4

Year 3 Semester 2

COURSECODE COURSE NAME CU
BSA3201 Short hand IIB 4
BSA3202 Database Management 4
BSA3203 Store Keeping and Materials Management 3
BSA3204 Advanced Computer Skills Integration 4
BSA3205 Secretarial Practice & Administrative studies 4