Bachelor Degree in Economics and Administration in Massachusetts in USA

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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Newbury College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Brookline

Bachelor of Science in Accounting: graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of self, society, and the global business environment. [+]

Bachelors in Economics and Administration in Massachusetts in USA. Student Learning Outcomes: Graduates should be able to: • demonstrate knowledge of self, society, and the global business environment. • demonstrate comprehensive accounting knowledge, including generally accepted accounting principles, generally accepted auditing standards, and individual and business tax regulations. • demonstrate the ability to thoughtfully access and analyze information and to make sound business decisions, including internal and external decisions involving accounting and financial matters. • demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in a myriad of business situations with particular emphasis on clear and concise communication of financial information. • demonstrate an understanding of appropriate socially responsible behavior. • demonstrate an awareness of ethical business behavior with strong emphasis on financial statement preparation and reporting. Recommended Course Sequencing: FIRST YEAR AC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting AC 102 Principles of Managerial Accounting CS 117 Applications and Presentations* EN 105 Advanced English Composition EN 206 Introduction to Literature HU 103 World Civilization (Modern) MH 205Business Calculus MN 105Principles of Management Humanities or Psychology or Social Science Elective Elective SECOND YEAR AC 201 Intermediate Accounting I AC 202 Intermediate Accounting II AC 204 Principles of Finance HU 1xx Humanities Requirement: HU 135 World Religions or HU 152 Introduction to Philosophy MH 216Statistics MK 105 Principles of Marketing MN 200Business Law MN 208Business Communications SS 102 Macroeconomics SS 103 Microeconomics THIRD YEAR AC 207 Individual Taxation AC 310 Cost Accounting EN 2xx 200-level (or higher) Literature Elective HU 305 Ethics IB 301 International Business Management SC xxx Laboratory Science (4 credits) SS 305 Global Issues 300-level (or higher) Business Elective 200-level (or higher) Humanities or Psychology or Social Science Elective Elective FOURTH YEAR AC 308 Business Taxation AC 320 Auditing AC 499 Accounting Internship or AC 498 Bachelor Thesis MN 405Strategic Management 300-level (or higher) Business Electives (2) 200-level (or higher) Arts & Science Elective Electives (3) TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 121 [-]

Economics

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Economics faculty members bring a wealth of professional experience and research expertise to the university. They also pride themselves on being accessible to undergraduate students, and all faculty members play an important role in advising. [+]

Economics The Faculty Economics faculty members bring a wealth of professional experience and research expertise to the university. They also pride themselves on being accessible to undergraduate students, and all faculty members play an important role in advising. Enrichment The university’s excellent faculty and wide variety of courses have attracted national attention. Students and teachers from around the world will introduce you to a diversity of cultures and viewpoints. You will be able to choose from hundreds of lectures, plays, concerts, and student activities that will make your undergraduate years more rewarding and enjoyable. The Lied Center Series includes the Concert Series, Swarthout Chamber Music Series, New Directions Series, Broadway and Beyond Series, and the Lied Family Series, bringing outstanding performers to the university each year. The university’s proximity to Kansas City will offer you big-city advantages in addition to the small-town atmosphere of Lawrence. The Department The research interests and areas of expertise of the faculty members of the Department of Economics range from broad theoretical and policy applications to economic history to theoretical statistics. The professional experiences of members of the faculty include consultation to the World Bank and research and consulting connections to the Institute for Public Policy and Business Research. Job Opportunities Students who pursue economics degrees at our university have found employment in a wide variety of industries, reflecting the broad appeal of an econ major (or minor). [-]

Accounting

International University Alliance
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Boston

As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. [+]

Bachelors in Economics and Administration in Massachusetts in USA. Accounting Recent Graduate Data Median Starting Salary: $48,425 At Time of Graduation: 72% Placement As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. You will receive a well-rounded education in business, as well as specified training in accounting. Supplement your major with a concentration to give you specialized training in an area of interest and to make you more competitive in the job market. Careers Accountants are pivotal to the success of every company, particularly in heavily regulated industries and industries with an emphasis in financial transactions. As an accountant, you will have plenty of room for advancement. Many accounting graduates start as an auditor. In an internal marketing department, you can move from there to audit director, controller, vice president of finance and even chief financial officer. To get an accounting position, it is important to get internships and network during your time at the university. Typical positions include: Tax Associate Audit Associate Interal Audit Tax Planning Forensic/Investigative Accounting Personal Financial Planning Financial Reporting [-]

Economics - Primary Track

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

Economics is the study of how individuals, businesses, governments, and societies make decisions concerning the use and distribution of resources, such as time, money, and skills. It is the central science underlying business and public policies. [+]

Economics - Primary Track Why are prices going up? Why are some products harder to get? These everyday questions, and others like them, are what economists try to answer. Economics is the study of how individuals, businesses, governments, and societies make decisions concerning the use and distribution of resources, such as time, money, and skills. It is the central science underlying business and public policies. A B.S. in Economics emphasizes a broad understanding of how consumers' and producers' behavior is influenced by certain events—such as changes in interest rates, changes in prices, and new government regulations. The Department of Economics offers two program tracks. The primary track allows students to choose their own outside minor to complement their study of economics and advance their career goals. Political science, finance, business administration, and foreign languages are some of the common choices for an outside minor. The quantitative track is a specialized program designed to prepare students for graduate education in economics. An education in economics prepares students for employment in a wide variety of jobs—including banking, real estate, insurance, financial management, sales, and public administration—and serves as an excellent foundation from which to pursue law school or other advanced degree work. [-]

Agricultural Business and Economics

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

As a student in agricultural business and economics, you’ll fully tap into the diversity and complexity of today’s agriculture through extensive training in business, agricultural science and biology. You’ll learn how each of these fields influences the our industry. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in agribusiness, the financial sector or other private or government organizations. [+]

Bachelors in Economics and Administration in Massachusetts in USA. Agricultural Business and Economics Building stronger communities As a student in agricultural business and economics, you’ll fully tap into the diversity and complexity of today’s agriculture through extensive training in business, agricultural science and biology. You’ll learn how each of these fields influences the our industry. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in agribusiness, the financial sector or other private or government organizations. What you'll study The agricultural business and economics major includes a variety of courses to prepare you to enter the many different careers available in the business and agricultural industries. In your first two years, you’ll take business courses such as Microeconomics, Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Managerial Accounting and Statistics, as well as other core courses that will provide the knowledge base necessary for your advanced agricultural economics classes. As you progress through your four years, you’ll take Agricultural Finance, Agribusiness Marketing, Agricultural Law, Resource Economics, Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Policies and Trade, Farm Management and Agricultural Prices. A number of professional and agricultural electives are available to help you tailor your education in specific ways. Some students choose emphases in management, marketing or finance. Others choose to train in management and decision-making at the farm level, along with the technical aspects of production agriculture. Many in our program choose to concentrate their studies around resource scarcity and environmental and rural development issues that have become critical. Public institutions that steward and safeguard our natural and human resources are primary employers in these areas. [-]

Actuarial Science

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

The Actuarial Mathematics program offers a well-balanced curriculum in applied mathematics with advanced preparation for the actuarial profession. [+]

Actuarial Mathematics The Actuarial Mathematics program offers a well-balanced curriculum in applied mathematics with advanced preparation for the actuarial profession. It boasts a dedicated group of faculty experienced in passing actuarial exams offered by the professional societies and recognized by the insurance industry. Auburn University is accredited by the Society of Actuaries to offer courses to satisfy the Validation by Education Experience (VEE) requirements in Applied Statistical Methods, Corporate Finance, and Economics. What is an Actuary? Actuaries bring a complex future into focus by applying unique insight to risk and opportunity. Known for their comprehensive approach, actuaries enable smart, more confident decisions. Where do actuaries manage risk? At this time, the majority of actuaries work in careers that are associated with the insurance industry, though growing numbers work in other fields. They are heavily involved in insurance because that is society's most powerful answer for managing risk. We reduce our risk of financial loss by transferring it to an insurance company that accepts the risk for a price (which is the insurance premium). Actuaries play a key role in designing insurance plans, determining the premium, monitoring the profitability of insurance companies, and recommending corrective action when appropriate. Actuaries working in insurance companies also ensure that insurance companies have set aside enough funds to pay claims and provide advice on how to invest the insurance companies' assets. Actuaries work in all sectors of the economy, though they are more heavily represented in the financial services sector, including insurance companies, commercial banks, investment banks and retirement funds. They are employed by corporations as well as the state and federal government. Many work for consulting firms. Some are self-employed, enjoying financially rewarding careers that also come with the great flexibility of being one's own boss. In addition to the financial services market, actuaries are increasingly working in the broader energy, transportation, manufacturing and healthcare industries, helping identify, measure and manage risks and opportunities within complex, risk-bearing enterprises. Employers of Actuaries Insurance companies Consulting firms Government insurance departments Banks and investment firms Large corporations Public accounting firms Colleges and universities Needed Skills Mathematics Analytical and problem solving skills Interest in financial and business applications Computer proficiency Solid communications skills Actuarial Exams Actuaries in the U.S. and Canada achieve professional status by passing a set of examinations prescribed by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) or the Society of Actuaries (SOA). Many prospective actuaries begin taking exams while in college and Auburn University offers courses with syllabi that closely match those for exams P/1, FM/2, and MLC/3 as well as two seminars designed specifically to prepare students to take exams P/1 and FM/2. According to research conducted by the SOA in the past few years, the recognition of actuarial credentials was very high among employers in insurance, reinsurance and consulting markets. [-]

Human Resource Management

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management (HRMN) is the specialized field in management devoted to strategies and techniques for the effective utilization of people. The field of HRMN deals with human resource planning, the recruitment and selection of employees, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits and employee/labor relations. [+]

Bachelors in Economics and Administration in Massachusetts in USA. About Human Resource Management Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management (HRMN) is the specialized field in management devoted to strategies and techniques for the effective utilization of people. The field of HRMN deals with human resource planning, the recruitment and selection of employees, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits and employee/labor relations. As an HRMN major, you will be instructed in the use of contemporary methods related to recruiting, selection, training and career development, performance appraisal, compensation and promotion systems, and other policy areas related to effective utilization of human resources. Most HR jobs rely on a wide range of skills. To excel in this field you’ll need an understanding of the unique needs of each business specialization as well as an ability to comprehend the larger strategic mission of the business. Entry-level job opportunities exist in all businesses and industries for those interested in HRMN, whether in specialized positions or general management. What to Expect Freshman Year Through most of your freshman and sophomore years as a human resource management major you’ll take courses drawn primarily from the university core curriculum. These courses promote the development of key skills and prepare you for the rigorous training in your major. The HRMN curriculum allows 23 hours of free electives, which can be started as early as the second semester of your freshman year. As a background in the social sciences is valuable for HRMN majors, consider courses in psychology, sociology and communication for your electives. Sophomore Year: Even as a freshman or sophomore, it’s never too early to visit a career coach in the Office of Professional and Career Development. Junior Year: In your junior year you’ll start the major course work for your degree. During this year you should join the student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a national, professional organization, which promotes the field of Human Resources by providing educational and informational services to its members. Senior Year: In your senior year you’ll complete your course work and begin the job interview process. You will not be expected to already have all the knowledge requirements for a given specialty. However, you must be ready to learn the required skill set quickly on the job or in targeted training courses. [-]

Finance

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

A finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. [+]

Finance Degree A finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. In addition, the program offers elective work in real estate and risk management and insurance. The degree also prepares you for graduate studies in business, law and public administration. If Wall Street is your goal, the Sterne Agee brokerage firm has funded The Student Investment Program, an interactive program that allows a team of students to manage a $50,000 investment portfolio for which Sterne Agee and the Harbert College of Business share equally in the gains. The College also maintains a state of the art TIGER (Trading, Investing & Global Economic Research) Trading Lab that recreates a professional trading environment and allows you to get hands-on training in securities trading, financial modeling, and valuation. The lab also features a Bloomberg terminal, which gives you access to one of the most extensive databases of information available in the financial world. What to Expect Freshman Year: In your freshman year, you’ll take courses drawn primarily from the university core curriculum. These courses promote the development of key skills and prepare you for the rigorous training in your major. In addition, you’ll be exposed to Business Analytics, Macro and Micro Economics, and introduced to the principles of Accounting. Make sure you pay a visit to the Office of Professional and Career Development since it’s never too early to prepare yourself for the job market. Sophomore Year: In your sophomore year, you'll finish taking courses drawn primarily from the university core curriculum. By the end of this year, you should be prepared to begin focusing on Finance major course work. You should also be working with the Office of Professional and Career Development to hone your professional skills that will help you get the job. Junior Year: In your junior year, you’ll begin to focus on the major course work for your major and think about an area of concentration within the major that best suits your talents and goals. Take a look at the clubs and organizations that the college has to offer as these may open the door to scholarships and internships, and don’t forget the opportunities for international travel and study abroad. Senior Year: In your senior year, with a variety of electives from which to choose, you’ll focus on an area of concentration within the major that best suits your talents and goals. And you’ll begin the job interview process. With a finance degree, you’ll be in the best position to find a job directly upon graduation or to pursue a graduate degree. [-]

Bachelor in Economics

Wheaton College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Norton

Economics provides a framework for answering questions which center on issues of production, and distribution. It provides a way for us to understand the implications of many important events reported daily by the news media. [+]

Bachelors in Economics and Administration in Massachusetts in USA. Economics provides a framework for answering questions which center on issues of production, and distribution. It provides a way for us to understand the implications of many important events reported daily by the news media. In studying economics you will hone your writing and speaking skills; gain experience in problem solving; and learn how to sort through and analyze the welter of confusing data that the complex global economy generates. You will use some of the latest computer technology not only to gather but also to analyze information. You will have the opportunity to study how global economic forces affect your lives and your career options, and how these forces interact with social structures and cultural norms to affect men and women differently. You will gain a valuable perspective to help you learn from your job and internship experiences. The skills you develop studying economics will prepare you for many different careers from the business world, to government, to finance, to the not-for-profit sector. Studying economics in a liberal arts setting gives you the flexibility necessary to be successful in the uncertain and fast-paced world of tomorrow. It will prepare you to become an active and critical member of society who can contribute to our nation's well-being. The faculty of the Economics Department look forward to working with you to understand some of today's most challenging and important issues. Should you study Economics? Certainly, if you are interested in questions like these: What determines the rate of unemployment, rate of inflation, or rate of growth in a nation's income? Why do women receive roughly two-thirds of men's wages? Can anyone consistently beat the stock market? Does government regulation help or harm the economy? Why are some nations, and individuals, rich while others are so poor? Major requirements The economics major consists of at least 11 semester courses. These include ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics, ECON 102 Introduction to Microeconomics or ECON 112 Microeconomics with BioPharma Applications, MATH 101 Calculus I or another math course subject to departmental approval, MATH 141 Introductory Statistics or MATH 151 Accelerated Statistics, ECON 201 Macroeconomic Theory, ECON 202 Microeconomic Theory and five other economics courses, at least two of which must be at the 300 level and one at the 400 level. Economics courses used to fulfill major requirements may not be taken pass/fail either at Wheaton or elsewhere. An overall average of C in all courses is necessary for completion of the major. Students have developed double majors and interdepartmental majors in art, development studies, English, history, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, Russian studies, sociology and Hispanic studies. Students with particular interests can design an interdepartmental major with the approval of the departments involved, the dean of academic advising and the provost. Independent study and honors work are encouraged. Majors who are considering graduate work in economics are strongly encouraged to take an extensive number of mathematics courses. See the department chair to determine the most appropriate choices. Learning Outcomes To acquire knowledge of economic concepts, institutions, theories and methods and to demonstrate competency in using this information to analyze economic events and to evaluate economic policies. To learn to locate and retrieve economic data and information and to critically interpret this information. To develop and demonstrate economic literacy through discussion and creative synthesis of economics literature, including economic writing that applies and integrates data, uses quantitative tools, employs theoretical models, and develops policy prescriptions. To refine and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills, including logical reasoning and the abilities to apply and interpret quantitative, qualitative, and graphical information in a problem-solving context. To develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively in writing and orally about economic issues, including learning to formulate and present well-organized economic arguments supported by evidence. To develop economics research skills. To gain understanding of economies in a global context. To acquire knowledge of heterodox approaches to economics and to engage in the study of economics in an interdisciplinary context. To develop the capacities and habits of life-long learning that will equip students with the flexibility necessary to be successful in the uncertain and fast-paced world of tomorrow as well as to engage actively and critically with the changing economic issues of society. [-]