Bachelor of Science in Economics
The Bachelor of Science in Economics program offers in-depth lessons on economic principles and policies that are necessary to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. This is made possible through several subjects concentrated on logical thinking and proper utilization of appropriate data for economic observation and inference. Graduates of this program can seek challenging yet rewarding career opportunities in various fields in both government and private sector. These include economic strategic planning, consultation, education and research. Given the background knowledge that they would acquire, graduates may also opt to pursue Master’s degree in fields related to economics such as Law, Business Administration and Management. Hence, the program aims to produce economists who are keen to utilizing data to make appropriate inferences; thereby allowing them to formulate solutions to economic-related problems in various industries. Aside from this, the program also seeks to equip students with skills that will help them present their ideas based on these inferences. Graduates of this program are skillful and competent economic analysts who have formidable ability in analyzing current economic issues that affect various business settings.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Use professional communication skills to express understanding of economic theories
- Frame testable hypotheses based on micro and macro-economic theory.
- Apply concepts and tools of economic theory to analyze organizational behavior and issues.
Students must complete all the required core courses (48 Credits). Each course is valued as 3 Credits
ECON 100 Introduction to Economics
ECON 210 Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
ECON 230 Consumer Economics
FIN 235 Management Accounting and Control
ECON 321 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 120 Principles of Economics I
ECON 121 Principles of Economics II
ECON 310 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory
ECON 367 Law and Economics
ECON 368 Antitrust and Regulation
ECON 463 Econometrics
ECON 401 Collective Choice
ECON 403 Environmental Economics
ECON 426 Public Economics
ECON 453 Comparative Economics
URES 499 Capstone Project for Undergraduate Studies
Students must complete all seven business core courses. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.
BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 217 Strategies in Decision Making
BUS 316 Business Enterprise Management
Total Credits required for Bachelor of Science in Economics is 120.
Please refer to the University Catalog or website for admissions requirements; transfer credits policy; and tuition fees.