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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Corporate Management & Economics | CME

Structure & content of the four-year Bachelor's degree program

Content and Structure of BA CCM
Content and Structure of BA CCM

Zeppelin Year

1st - 2nd Semester | to the extent of 60 ECTS-Credits


Interdisciplinary Module |
Zeppelin Project

  • Disciplinary Perspectives
  • Methods workshop I+II
  • Project Work in Groups


Interdisciplinary Module |
Scientific Fundamentals

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Introduction to Academic Research


Fundamental Methodology

  • Empirical Social Research
  • Statistics


Program Module CME

  • Introduction to Business Administration
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Business Accounting


Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 out of 8)

  • Introduction to Issues in Communication
  • Introduction to Issues in Cultural Science
  • Cultural History
  • Polity, Politics, Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Fundamentals of law
  • Foundations of Sociology


Major Phase

3rd - 7th Semester


Mandatory Modules with a total of 82 ECTS credits


  • Business Mathematics
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Data Science


Business Management

  • Controlling
  • Corporate Finance


Economics

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics




Law of Economics

  • Civil Law
  • Commercial & Corporate Law


Practice

  • Professional practice | Internship in Germany or Abroad
  • Professional practice | Set Up Own Business


Interdisciplinary workshops


Compulsory Elective Modules worth 60 ECTS credits


Of which CME compulsory elective modules worth at least 42 ECTS credits and multidisciplinary compulsory elective modules from other ZU Bachelor's degree programs worth a maximum of 18 ECTS credits.

You also have the innovative opportunity, e.g. during a semester abroad, to deepen your knowledge of economics topics that we do not offer at ZU and to have these credited as a specialization in the compulsory elective area.

  • Personnel Managagement
  • Organization
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • External Accounting
  • Management of Innovation and Transformation
  • Family Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mobility
  • Tax and Fiscal Law
  • Market management law
  • Political & economic aspects of regulation
  • International Monetary Economics


  • Behavioral Business Ethics
  • Corporate Responsibility & Leadership
  • History of Economic Theory
  • Theory of the firm
  • Selected Topics Corporate Management & Economics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Specialization I - III

The Humboldt Year

6th -7th Semester | 2 main areas totaling 30 ECTS, one option has to be elected


Focus: Student Research

  • Research Project combined with additional lectures


Focus: Advanced Studies

  • Advanced Seminars combined with additional lectures

The Bachelor Phase

8th Semester  | to the extent of 30 ECTS-Credits


Final Module

  • Bachelorthesis
  • Disputation


Two Internships (1 in Germany, 1 abroad; to be completed in the course of the degree program)


Bachelor phase
Bachelor phase

ZU|Plus

1st - 8th Semester | to the extent of ECTS-Credits

Optional modules, do not contribute to the final score.




Program responsibility

Ghanem, Rima
Ghanem, Rima Dr
Program Director Corporate Management & Economics | CME
und General Management | GEMA
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1805
Room:FAB 3 | 0.69
Häcker-Kruck, Isabell
Häcker-Kruck, Isabell Dr
Program Director Corporate Management & Economics | CME
und General Management | GEMA
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1207
Room:FAB 3 | 0.69
Peter, Franziska
Peter, Franziska Prof Dr
Academic Program Director BA CME, MA GEMA, MSc CME
Phone:+49 7541 6009-2231
Fax:+49 7541 6009-1299
Room:Semi 1.06
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