Bachelor's Degree in Economics in North America

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A bachelor's degree is a hallmark of higher education. It is given to those who dedicate three to seven years studying a specific program. A bachelor's degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences.

The purpose of Economics is to study how scarce goods are distributed and consumed. It studies markets, businesses, pricing or consumers in its realm of microeconomics. And it covers fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment or monetary policy in macroeconomics. Good economists are increasingly important in order to prevent and improve economical situations of different sectors and industries.

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Bachelor in Economics

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tampa

Economics is the science of decision-making. The discipline includes the study of production, exchange, and consumption of material goods and services. It involves the study of local, state, national [+]

Bachelor in Economics

Economics is the science of decision-making. The discipline includes the study of production, exchange, and consumption of material goods and services. It involves the study of local, state, national, and international institutions and the policies that these private/government organizations develop to achieve particular goals. It includes analysis of both national and international macro indicators and studies the flows of goods and services both inter- and intra-nationally. The application of economic concepts to formal decision-making at the individual, institutional, and societal level is embedded into the curriculum (principally through the field/elective courses). Finally, economics is a science, and as such, it possesses a statistical foundation from which economists are able to test hypotheses related to the human behavior.... [-]


Bachelor in Administration and Management

Universidad Panamericana Campus Guadalajara
Campus Full time July 2017 Mexico Guadalajara

The Bachelor's program in Administration and Management is a professional program designed to improve society, generating resources and wealth through corporate goverance and management, or through Family Business Management. The program aims to foster entrepreneurship, preparing future business leaders with the particular humanistic and business formation which characterizes Universidad Panamericana. [+]

The Bachelor's program in Administration and Management is a professional program designed to improve society, generating resources and wealth through corporate goverance and management, or through Family Business Management. The program aims to foster entrepreneurship, preparing future business leaders with the particular humanistic and business formation which characterizes Universidad Panamericana. PERFIL DE INGRESO Students who are interested in preparing to be Managers and want to potentiate their strategic vision and technical capabilities through managerial work and involvement in organization development. Business focus to choose from: Corporate Are you interested in learning about the different factors involved in efficient business management? Would you like to learn the correct tools for delegating responsibility? Are you looking for quality managerial development? Are you interested in developing knowledge and skills in management, corporate governance, and strategy? Family Business Do you want to be able to identify the variables which emerge in the present and future of a family business? Are you looking to grow and consolidate a Family Business? Do you want to acquire the tools needed for managerial succession of a Family Business? PERFIL DE EGRESO Vision: Create and or develop new business opportunities. Knowledge Identify business opportunities, develop and implement them within a business Start up new projects for a new business or within and established business Understand the guidelines that set the course of the financial and economic activities of a company Skills Business Leadership Decision making: Analyze all aspects High capacity for communication and negotiation Strong interpersonal and social skills Attitudes Innovation Ethical commitment Spirit of service According to the profile, you will also acquire the following: Corporate Create companies Be a protagonist and a change agent in the organization where you work Positions: Management or senior executive levels Business: Local, national, multinational and international Hold a strategic and holistic view of the most important areas of administration Family Business Create, give continuity to, or develop family businesses Make a positive influence on society by generating greater economic value with an international perspective Have the tools to carry out a succession plan for a family business VINCULACIÓN Our students have participated in internship programs in companies such as: Grupo Aeropuertario del Pacífico (GAP), KDM Logistics, Deloitte, Consultores de Negocios SC, among others. There is also the possibility of carrying out internship programs or service learning within a family business, with approval from the program coordinator. CAMPO LABORAL Administration and Management prepares students to carry out business strategy and participate in decisions which will define the future of the family or own business, independently of the position occupied within the organization. The work field can be divided in two areas: Board of Shareholder: a) Graduates can become members of a Board of Directors and Shareholders, where they will have the ability to take decisions to satisfy all parties. b) Likewise, graduates can work as Board members in a family business, in their own business, or in another company. They will be prepared in areas such as corporate governance, or strategic planning, seeking to develop the correct vision for the company. Executive Presidency: A second field of work would be as a CEO, where graduates can take on a more active role, not only in the creation of strategies, but also in their implementation, with a critical view. The program is flexible, depending on the graduate; he or she can opt for other fields of work or areas of involvement. [-]

Bachelor in Economics

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

The systematic study of economics helps one to better understand this complex system of markets, enterprises (profit-motivated, government, and private, not-for-profit), unions, and many other economic and political interest groups that influence the economy and the role of government. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. Economics is everywhere! As workers, consumers, and sometimes business owners all of us have through our daily activities gained some knowledge of how the economy functions. This knowledge, however, is not systematic and precise. The modern economy is an extremely complex system of social institutions. The systematic study of economics helps one to better understand this complex system of markets, enterprises (profit-motivated, government, and private, not-for-profit), unions, and many other economic and political interest groups that influence the economy and the role of government. Here are a few basic practical questions the study of economics helps one to understand. Why are wages and salaries so different? Some workers work for $5 per hour while others thousands of dollars per hour. Why does the price of housing different so much across cities? One can buy a very nice house in Green Bay for $200,000. That very same house would cost five or ten times more in many parts of the east and west coasts. Why do airfares differ so much for the same flight? For example, on a flight from, say, Chicago to Los Angeles in economy class, some people are paying a $200 fare while others are paying $800. Questions on a broader level include the following: - Why are countries such as the United States so rich while others are so poor? Workers in the poorest countries of the world earn only about 10 cents per hour. - What can be done to improve their standard of living? And even in rich countries such as the United States, 12 to 15 percent of the population lives in poverty. - What can be done to improve the lives of the poor? - Why is it that some countries at times have had inflation rates of 10,000 percent or even more than one million percent per year whereas others tend have inflation rates of one or two percent. - Why is it that the unemployment rate fluctuates from year to year and sometime economic recessions and depressions arise? - And can the government successful fight high unemployment? If so, how? - Economics used to be called “political economy” and for good reason. Most political issues are linked, directly or indirectly, to economics. Resources are scare and political choices must be made. Should more or less money be spent on the military? Or should more resources be devoted to health care, education, a cleaner and more sustainable environment, and so on? Should the legal minimum wage be raised? Should taxes be raised or lowered? But there are many taxes. For example, there is the personal income tax, the payroll tax, the corporate income tax, various sales and excise taxes, tariffs, and inheritance taxes, to name a few. Any tax changes will have different impacts on the efficiency of the economy as well as the distribution of income and wealth. In short, there are an endless number of questions that voters and politician must decide on. Consequently, studying economics helps a person become a more informed voter. Finally, studying economics will help a person make better economic decisions throughout their life. Two key questions of personal finance are very relevant to everyone. Throughout your life you will faced with choices with respect to various kinds of insurance products. But there are many kinds of insurance: auto insurance, health insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, etc. The costs and benefits of these insurance products require significant economic knowledge. Moreover, studying economics will greatly help you make better saving and investment decisions. Again, these are rather difficult decisions but good saving and investment decisions can greatly increase your wealth. For example, the yearly income of the average American household is about $52,000. If a household can save some $8,000 per year and invest this amount in broadly diversified investments in 30 to 40 years their wealth is likely to range from $500,000 to $1.5 million. One must note, however, that economics as a discipline is far broader than the economy itself. At the most fundamental level, economics is the study of human choices and behavior grounded on the crucial assumption that humans choose with a purpose and consequently respond to incentives, economic and noneconomic. Consequently, in recent decades economics has become increasingly interdisciplinary. Economists have increasingly made important contributions in many other social and behavioral sciences including history, sociology, political science, and geography. Likewise, the methods and insights of other disciplines have been increasingly introduced into economics. Psychology is most prominent in this respect. Indeed, just a few years ago a leading psychologist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Moreover, an examination of the Nobel Prize contributions over the last several decades shows that approximately 40% of the winners have received their award for research clearly outside the conventional boundaries of economics. [-]

Bachelor of Economics

University of Regina
Campus Full time Part time January 2017 Canada Regina

University of Regina offers a major and Honours major in Economics, a major in Economics and Society, a joint Economics and Business Administration major, a joint Economics and History major, joint Economics and Geography major and Honours major, a BSc major and BSc Honours major in Economics and a joint BSc in Statistics and Economics. The Department also offers a Certificate and minor in Economics. [+]

Bachelor of Economics Economics is the study of how societies deal with the economic problem - providing for the economic well being of their citizens. Each society has to decide what goods and services to produce (and how many of each), which methods to use to produce those goods and services, and to whom to distribute these goods and services once they are produced. The approach of economics is to emphasize the role played by rational, self-interested economic agents. Studying economics provides a solid preparation for a wide variety of careers in the private and public sectors. Recent economics graduates have secured employment in a variety of government agencies as Research Officers/Analysts, in banking and finance as Investment Services Officers or Financial Analysts, as well as becoming successful law students. The Department offers a major and Honours major in Economics, a major in Economics and Society, a joint Economics and Business Administration major, a joint Economics and History major, joint Economics and Geography major and Honours major, a BSc major and BSc Honours major in Economics and a joint BSc in Statistics and Economics. The Department also offers a Certificate and minor in Economics. Why major in economics? Economics asks interesting and important questions Economics studies how consumers, workers and businesses behave, with the goal of providing helpful analysis and advice to private firms, governments and international institutions like the IMF and WTO. Economists believe that individuals and business organizations usually act with an eye to their own self-interest. They use this assumption to predict future market trends, to analyze the relative merits of different possible market structures (e.g. small vs. big business, capitalism vs. socialism), and to advise governments and international bodies about the likely effects of their economic policies (e.g. taxes, unemployment insurance, free trade) upon individuals, industries and whole economies. There are lots of employment possibilities for trained economists Many jobs are available for economists in the public sector, especially in the areas of statistical analysis (Statistics Canada is always looking for economists), monetary policy (the Bank of Canada), public finance (advising municipal, provincial and federal governments on taxing and spending), economic development (advising towns and provinces on the best ways to attract business investment or plan for future expansion), and policy analysis (the very best students have a good shot at prestigious and rewarding jobs with institutions like the IMF, the World Bank and the United Nations). In the private sector, there are plenty more possibilities. Students with a training in economics can also find work as foreign-exchange traders, stockbrokers, financial consultants, auditors, tax analysts, investment advisors, research officers, bank managers, market analysts, labour-relations managers, journalists, and so on. And economics degrees open the door to professional programs in Business Administration, Law, Public Administration and Accountancy. High ranking: One of Canada’s top 10 comprehensive universities. Support is our strength: From the moment we meet you and your family, until the moment you find employment after graduation, we provide personalized services to encourage and assist in your academic and career needs. State of the art facilities: Come and discover our new campus. It is modern, clean and convenient. The U of R is a global community: We are large enough to host students from over 90 countries, yet small enough to give you a more personalized and focused academic experience. You can get to know your professors and faculty members. The student to faculty ratio is 20:1.We Also have many associations that you can get involved with. Check it out! Success for life: Regina is your home away from home! It is safe, affordable and provides a high standard of living. Saskatchewan has an immigration nomination program that is faster than national program and is open to University of Regina graduates. [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. 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. [-]

Bachelor in Business Economics

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Cortland

You’ll integrate economic theory and applied economics with an emphasis on management with this unique among SUNY institutions degree. Your course work will be typical of a traditional business administration major but with an emphasis on the development of both technical and analytical skills in a strong liberal arts context. [+]

You’ll integrate economic theory and applied economics with an emphasis on management with this unique among SUNY institutions degree. Your course work will be typical of a traditional business administration major but with an emphasis on the development of both technical and analytical skills in a strong liberal arts context. Career Potential Economic consultant Management Entrepreneur Policy analyst What Will I Learn? You’ll be able to explore International trade and finance Economic development Money and banking Environmental economics Plus interesting and timely topics related to Government spending Globalization The importance of politics and our economy Concentration Options Environmental Management Financial Management Human Resource Management International Business and Economics Special Features Internships/Cooperative Education Economics Club Study abroad opportunities 4+1 M.B.A. program with Clarkson University Why Study at SUNY Cortland? See the Student Center [-]

Bachelor in Economics (BSBA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Warrensburg

At its roots, the study of economics provides a foundation for understanding the motivation of individuals and firms as well as the forces that cause growth in living standards, recessions, and inflation. Whether your interests focus on personal issues, such as... [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. Bachelor in Economics (BSBA) At its roots, the study of economics provides a foundation for understanding the motivation of individuals and firms as well as the forces that cause growth in living standards, recessions, and inflation. Whether your interests focus on personal issues, such as understanding the incentives that induce human behaviors, or examining issues of critical social importance, economics is a stimulating, broad-based field with wide-ranging employment opportunities. Students are required to complete courses in accounting, computer information systems, management, and marketing. This extensive training makes it possible for our graduates to target a wide variety of employment opportunities or continue their education in graduate school. About the Faculty Economics classes at UCM are taught by dynamic, experienced, and nationally recognized faculty members who provide personalized attention for each student. These faculty members bring diverse training and work experiences to the classroom and are actively engaged in economic research. This research, which includes environmental aid, labor market analysis, valuation of sports teams and investigations of statistical methodologies, along with involvement in professional organizations, places the faculty at the forefront of their respective fields. Student Involvement Students pursuing an economics degree have access to a variety of campus organizations and events. The Department of Economics, Finance, and Marketing sponsors the Economics Club which promotes social interaction between students and faculty. In addition to on-campus activities, students are encouraged to complete an internship in economics in order to gain greater practical skills and insight during the completion of the undergraduate degree. Special Facilities The department's offices are housed in the Dockery Building. Classrooms, however, are located in the state-of-the-art Ward Edwards Building, which includes a large computer lab, group computer rooms, group and individual study rooms, student organization offices, and common areas for students. Classrooms are equipped with up-to-date computer hardware and software. Placement Training in economics will give you practical skills and many career choices. An economics degree or background is ideal for students planning for careers in the following areas: research analysts for private corporations such as banks, financial service institutions, and insurance companies; consultants for management, data processing, and health care firms; and analysts for government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Studies show that the average compensation for graduates holding an economics degree is higher than all other undergraduate fields except engineering. UCM's Office of Career Services assists students in finding employment throughout the academic year. Recent graduates have landed a variety of positions in diverse settings including: Ph.D. programs and law schools, the Central Intelligence Agency, managerial consultants, financial brokers, and analysts for the state of Missouri. Scholarships & Financial Aid UCM's Student Financial Services Office offers nearly $7 million in merit-based scholarships each year to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, special talents, or potential in a specific field of study. The primary mission of the office is to help students and their families identify and apply for appropriate financial resources to help pay the educational and living expenses they'll incur to attend UCM. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration: Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Windsor

At Odette, we believe that a business degree is only as good as the opportunities it opens up for you to reach your career goals. That’s why our Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) program provides you with an integrated foundation in all areas of business while fostering development of problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. [+]

The Odette BComm “BComm” what you want to be. At Odette, we believe that a business degree is only as good as the opportunities it opens up for you to reach your career goals. That’s why our Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) program provides you with an integrated foundation in all areas of business while fostering development of problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. In your first and second years, the curriculum provides you a broad introduction to business and intensive training in communication and group dynamics. Your third and fourth years will provide you with the flexibility to focus on your specific areas of preference – including Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Management Science, Marketing, and Strategy and Entrepreneurship. Also, if you wish, you can extend and deepen your education to include specialized training in Economics or Information Technology through joint programs with the Departments of Economics and Computer Science. Or, you may opt for a Co-operative Education program that combines academic semesters with work-term placements. In addition to being structured and student-centered, our BComm curriculum emphasizes international content and the use of a variety of individual, group, interactive, and experiential learning techniques. You will also benefit from extensive student support through tutoring and one-on-one advising. Concentrations in Business Eligible business students may elect to concentrate in one of six areas of business. To be accepted into a concentration, a student must have achieved a certain grade in that concentration’s gate-in course(s). To successfully obtain the concentration, a student must successfully complete all the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce degree and must achieve a certain average grade for courses in the concentration and a certain grade in the concentration’s cap-stone course. Although concentrations will not be formally recognized on transcripts or degrees, the Odette School of Business will provide students with documentation indicating that they have successfully obtained their particular concentration. Students who have selected a concentration will normally be given course registration priority in their area. Note: Students registered in the Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates program will be able to complete a concentration only by taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Depending upon the concentration, students registered in the Honours Business Administration and Computer Science (co-op and non co-op) or the Honours Business Administration and Economics programs may not be able to complete a concentration without taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Finance at Odette The Finance discipline is designed to prepare you for managerial careers in corporate finance, financial consulting, investment, and financial institutions. The courses studied offer in-depth analysis of all the major facets of finance, including how capital and financial markets operate, portfolio management, and how to manage corporate assets. As a finance student, you will have free access to the state-of-the-art Odette Financial Markets lab facility, home to numerous finance class labs, Bloomberg certification courses, financial seminars, conferences, and several other resources. Possible careers include: Financial Analyst, Broker, Investment Banker, Insurance, and Pension Management. Concentration in Finance A concentration in finance will provide you in-depth education in all the major facets of finance and is your best preparation for managerial careers in corporate finance, financial consulting, investment, and financial institutions. Certificate & Recognition Please note the Odette School of Business offers Honours degrees in Business Administration. Concentrations at the Odette School of Business are not printed on your degree; instead you will receive a separate certificate after graduation. Students registered in the Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates program will only be able to complete a concentration by taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Depending upon the concentration, students registered in the Honours Business Administration and Computer Science (co-op and no co-op) or the Honours Business Administration and Economics programs may not be able to complete a concentration without taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Accounting at Odette The Accounting discipline is designed to prepare you for a career in either public or private accounting. With a strong mix of theoretical and practical concepts, you will be provided with the maximum possible exemptions for the educational requirements to attain certification from CPA Ontario. Should you pursue a discipline in Accounting, you are not bound to practice accounting in their careers or even pursue a designation. Many students go on to work in governmental organizations, not-for-profit agencies, and many other business sectors and industries Individuals considering a mid-career change into the accounting field might consider our Post Graduate Certificate in Accounting program which is specifically designed to enable students with previous university degrees to complete the requirements necessary to begin their pursuit of a CPA designation. Possible careers in public accounting include: Auditing, Management Advisory Services, and Tax Services. Possible careers in private accounting include: General Accountant, Cost Accountant, Budgeting, and Internal Auditor. Concentration in Accounting Certificate & Recognition Please note the Odette School of Business offers Honours degrees in Business Administration. Concentrations at the Odette School of Business are not printed on your degree; instead you will receive a separate certificate after graduation. Students registered in the Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates program will only be able to complete a concentration by taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Depending upon the concentration, students registered in the Honours Business Administration and Computer Science (co-op and no co-op) or the Honours Business Administration and Economics programs may not be able to complete a concentration without taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. [-]

Degree In Economics

ITESM - Campus Ciudad de Mexico
Campus Full time 9 semesters July 2017 Mexico Monterrey

He is a professional with a strong background in mathematics. He specializes in solving problems in various areas: international trade policy, economic development, regulation of competition between companies, determination of optimal taxation, management of the exchange rate, evaluation of investment projects and operation of the stock market, all related to the best use of physical resources, financial and human resources in the corporate, government, social and financial sectors for the benefit of society. [+]

This description corresponds to the program taught here in Mexico City Campus. He is a professional with a strong background in mathematics. He specializes in solving problems in various areas: international trade policy, economic development, regulation of competition between companies, determination of optimal taxation, management of the exchange rate, evaluation of investment projects and operation of the stock market, all related to the best use of physical resources, financial and human resources in the corporate, government, social and financial sectors for the benefit of society. The economy is a fundamental science for understanding, managing and solving economic and social dilemmas that we face every day as a nation, company or individual within a global environment. To analyze and investigate the economic problems and propose alternative solutions best professionals with knowledge of economic theory and quantitative and qualitative skills are required. In a globalized, changing and uncertain environment, economics is concerned with understanding and solving the problems of production, prices and employment affecting countries, regions, companies and citizens. Additionally, the economy affects economic growth, social welfare, equity, sustainable development and the links between our country and abroad. In the private sector the economy race provides strategic insight into the optimal management of resources to generate a better insertion in an increasingly competitive market that will allow the company to obtain an efficient performance. In the public sector the economy through public policy design, supports society in formulating clear rules of the game and inclusive markets and society interact in a coordinated manner for the common good. The race's degree in Economics from ITESM distinguishes itself by providing a solid foundation in economic theory and a multidisciplinary, technological and ethical approach to education, through which entrepreneurial skills, leadership and social research are developed. By studying the career of Economics at the Tecnologico de Monterrey you will have a training that allows you to make strategic, innovative and interdisciplinary economic problems for society to reach higher levels of economic development responses. These responses are emerging as actions that denote a multicultural, interdisciplinary and innovative vision on the major economic, political and social issues of our time. ... [-]


Bachelor's in Economics

Marist College - School of Management
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Poughkeepsie

If you choose a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, you'll start with a solid foundation in both macro and micro economic theory. [+]

If you choose a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, you'll start with a solid foundation in both macro and micro economic theory. Then you'll move on to studying how economic theory works in environmental, financial, public, and international economies. You'll apply analytical skills to defining business and social problems, understanding the scope and impact of the global economy, , and recognizing the ethical and social issues that are part of policy making. You'll graduate prepared to work in government agencies, management and financial consulting firms, market research firms, environmental agencies, international organizations, and academic institutions. [-]

Bachelor of Economics & Business

Cornell College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Mount Vernon + 1 more

The ECB program cultivates analytical and quantitative approaches to solving economic problems. Our interdisciplinary curriculum offers a rigorous program in economic theory, applied economics and finance. Cornell’s distinctive One Course At A Time calendar allows us to deepen students’ understanding of economic problems through experiential learning. [+]

Economics & Business (ECB)

The department of economics and business combines two distinct yet related disciplines within the same major: Economics courses explore the choices people make when faced with scarcity, and the rules, laws, and customs governing those choices. Economic reasoning is applicable to many areas of human choices including law, the environment, and personal decision making. Business courses focus on economic decision making within firms. All organizations undertake strategies with limited resources, limited information, and shifting market conditions. Our business program emphasizes how managers make decisions, particularly financial decisions, in the face of such complexity. We believe that a liberal arts approach provides a deep understanding of modern economics and business. Curriculum The ECB program cultivates analytical and quantitative approaches to solving economic problems. Our interdisciplinary curriculum offers a rigorous program in economic theory, applied economics and finance. Cornell’s distinctive One Course At A Time calendar allows us to deepen students’ understanding of economic problems through experiential learning. Graduates Many of our alumni have moved directly into careers in business and government. Some have started their own firms. Others have found the ECB major to be ideal preparation for graduate studies in business or law. We regularly place students in top-rated Ph.D. programs in economics. Partnerships To achieve our goals, our department partners closely with the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy and the Career Engagement Center. The Berry Center provides many exceptional benefits to our students, including support forinternships, off-campus courses, distinguished visitors, research projects, and post-graduate planning. The Career Engagement Center provides innovative and purposeful career development opportunities for Cornell College students, including the Cornell Fellows Program which provides high-level opportunities at companies and organizations throughout the world. Academic SupportIn Cornell’s ECB program, you will be challenged and enabled to succeed. Through the dedicated members of the Economics Honors Society, the department provides tutoring services for all of our introductory level classes. The department also works closely with Cornell’s Center for Teaching and Learning, which offers customized guidance on writing and quantitative skills.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics and Finance

Murray State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Murray

The department offers a major in economics for those students who wish to pursue a traditional liberal arts education containing a mixture of business and non-business classes outside the <strong>Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business</strong>. [+]

Students in the Department of Economics and Finance have a wide choice of curricula offered by highly qualified faculty members, most of whom hold the doctorate degree. The department offers a major in economics for those students who wish to pursue a traditional liberal arts education containing a mixture of business and non-business classes outside the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. This option may be especially attractive for pre-law students. The flexibility of the economics major allows students to tailor the program to their career goals or for further graduate study. It is also one of the approved majors for teaching the social sciences. In such cases the required minor and non-economics electives should be carefully selected in consultation with a departmental advisor. The department offers minors in economics, business economics and international economics. The department also supports a minor in Secondary Social Studies for those students seeking secondary certification in social studies (grades 8-12). This minor combined with the economics major, increases the probability for success on the PRAXIS examination. The department offers an area in finance that prepares a student to operate in a variety of career paths, including banking, corporate finance, investments, securities analysis, and financial services. Students successfully completing requirements for the area in finance are prepared to successfully transition into a business environment or to continue on to graduate studies in finance or other areas of business. In addition to the area in finance, the department offers an area in finance with an information systems option and an area with a financial planning option. The first area of study provides finance professionals with advanced skills that allow them to easily interact with information system professionals at all levels in both financial and non-financial corporations. The financial planning option is an area in which many career opportunities exist, is approved by the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards, and provides students with the background necessary to be allowed to take the test for CFP certification. The department also offers a minor in finance for non-business students. Each area of specialization provides preparation for a variety of employment opportunities or serves as a basis for graduate study. Electives are available to prepare qualified students for positions calling for skills in financial analysis in both the private and public sectors of the economy. Also located in the department are the Center for Economic Education, Center for Banking and Finance, and the Center for Financial Planning. The Center for Economic Education provides materials and aid to area school systems in incorporating economics into the K-12 curriculum. The Center of Banking and Finance at Murray State University is dedicated to serving current and future financial services professionals by developing and maintaining strong relationships between MSU and area financial institutions, and by developing internship and permanent employment opportunities available to MSU students. The new Center for for Financial Planning prepares aspiring Certified Financial Planner for the certification examination in a nine-month online program. [-]

Bachelor of Economics

Green River College
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

At Green River College you may begin your studies by taking courses that prepare you to be "major ready" and transfer to a university. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. Economics students learn to analyze systems of production and distribution of goods and services to groups and individuals. Students learn to understand and explain a variety of topics such as employment, inflation, business cycles, economic growth, markets, production, distribution, wages, profits, interest rates, money, taxes, competition, monopoly, international trade, economic history, public policy, and more. At Green River College you may begin your studies by taking courses that prepare you to be "major ready" and transfer to a university. While you are taking your major prerequisites within your transfer degree, you can focus your distribution choices and elective credits toward meeting your educational goals and area of interest. Course Descriptions Economics (ECON) ECON 100  Economic Principles and Applications  (5) General survey course stressing basic principles of economic analysis and their applications to current problems and social issues. Intended primarily for students not majoring in business or economics and not intending to take ECON 200. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 099 or instructor's permission. Satisfies a social science requirement for AA degree. ECON 101  Economics of Competition  (5) Study of scarcity, competition, costs, prices, and profits with specific attention to resources, unions, business and government. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 099 or instructor's permission. Satisfies a social science requirement for AA degree. ECON 194  Special Topics-Economics  (1-5) Focuses on a special topic such as inflation, unemployment, population growth, environmental pollution, energy, taxation, discrimination, poverty, crime, health care, or energy. Occasionally, a single course may cover several of these topics. Consists of lectures, class and small group discussions, and student presentations. Students use economic concepts in course presentations. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 099 or instructor's permission. ECON 298  Independent Study-Economics 1  (5) Enables students individually to pursue special interests or opportunities in economics under guidance of an instructor. PREREQUISITE: At least one 200-level course in ECON and instructor's permission. ECON 299  Independent Study-Economics 2  (5) Enables students individually to pursue special interests or opportunities in economics under guidance of an instructor. PREREQUISITE: At least one 200-level course in ECON and instructor's permission. ECON& 201  Micro Economics  (5) Continues the analysis of problems involving scarcity, choice, competition, and cost. Examines the basic principles and models of microeconomics and their application to contemporary issues and problems. Primarily for students who are taking additional courses requiring a working knowledge of microeconomic theory. PREREQUISITE: ECON& 202 and eligible for ENGL& 101; or instructor's permission. Satisfies a social science requirement for AA degree. ECON& 202  Macro Economics  (5) Introduces economic reasoning. Covers basic economic questions concerning economizing, competition and exchange. Also covers macro economics and questions relating to the determination of national income, output, employment and the price level. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL& 101 and MATH 147; or instructor's permission. Satisfies a social science requirement for AA degree. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University *Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive. Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed, but our students have been very successful in gaining admission to top universities. Education Requirements In order to obtain a bachelor's degree in the US, all students must complete specific requirements for their major as well as general education requirements which represent a foundation of learning in various areas including Math, Writing, Science, Social Science and Humanities. Students are given freedom to select classes of their choice from general categories. For example, within the "Social Science" category, students can choose any one of the following subjects: sociology, psychology, political science, history, geography and others. The Humanities category includes: art, speech, communications, languages, music, philosophy, and others. Science includes: chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and others. How does it work? Over 25 universities have offered the  University Transfer Pathway (UTP)  option to any student who is admitted to Green River. The guarantee does not apply to “impacted” majors. This is how it works: 1. Apply to Green River 2. Select a university  – Choose the university from the list. Check the university on the application. Choose one university only. Make sure the university you choose has your major. You will receive the university conditional admission letter or statement at the same time you receive the Green River admission letter. Sample Classes for Popular Majors: Art/Design: Beginning Design Drawing Color and Design 3 Dimensional Design Digital Photography Painting, and History of Art Green River knows how important housing is to the success of a student. This is why our housing staff go the extra mile to give the best experience possible by providing a caring, positive, safe and supportive American living experience. CAMPUS CORNER APARTMENTS Experience traditional American college life at Campus Corner Apartments (CCA) Students enjoy a convenient, on-campus location; comfortable, high quality facilities; an excellent study environment; and an opportunity to get involved and make friends in supportive student community of 340 American and international students. Students must be 17 years old at time of move-in.  Benefits of Living On Campus: Living on campus is convenient! Walking distance to class, library, fitness center, gym and Performing Arts Center Community Center where you can meet and make friends from all over the world Lots of on-site student activities Private and group study areas Easy to get involved in campus activities [-]

BA in Economics

University of Manitoba
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

The study of economics helps us understand our world: wages and employment, economic growth, productivity, wealth and poverty, government budgets and taxation, resource exploitation, business practices, inflation, recession, regional economic differences. In the undergraduate program in economics we study the history and current reality of these issues, and the principles and techniques necessary to gain a sound understanding of the choices and problems facing us during our lifetime. Students earning a general BA degree in economics can take a wide variety of economics courses while still pursuing interests in other fields. The advanced BA degree in Economics provides greater specialization. The Honours program is intellectually stimulating and offers smaller third and forth year classes. [+]

The study of economics helps us understand our world: wages and employment, economic growth, productivity, wealth and poverty, government budgets and taxation, resource exploitation, business practices, inflation, recession, regional economic differences. In the undergraduate program in economics we study the history and current reality of these issues, and the principles and techniques necessary to gain a sound understanding of the choices and problems facing us during our lifetime. Students earning a general BA degree in economics can take a wide variety of economics courses while still pursuing interests in other fields. The advanced BA degree in Economics provides greater specialization. The Honours program is intellectually stimulating and offers smaller third and forth year classes. Degree options B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Economics - 3 years B.A. (Adv.) Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Advanced - 4 years B.A. Minor, Economics Interesting courses Economics of Sports and Leisure Canadian Economic Problems Industrial Relations Economics of the Financial System International Trade Sustainable Development: Issues and Policy Game Theory History of Economic Thought Professional opportunities Government Research Private businesses Non-profit International business Lawyer Journalist What is unique about this program at the U of M? The Department is committed to providing up-to-date education in the core skills that give economics majors a competitive edge in careers where an understanding and analysis of the economy, its institutions, its quantitative indicators, and of economic policy, is desirable. Our BA Advanced Major and the Honours programs provide an in-depth and specialized knowledge of the discipline, as well as an appreciation of the range and nature of the debates and of the contemporary and evolving approaches within economics. The Honours program is especially unique in providing an intellectually interesting, as well as challenging, education to our students. The general major in Economics program provides a broader education that is useful to students interested in completing their degree in three years. The regular Friday afternoon seminar series has been running for 35 years and is the oldest in the faculty. Many faculty members have won recognition for their research at the local and national level. In recent years, we have hired a number of new and enthusiastic faculty members with diverse interests and a commitment to teaching and scholarship. [-]

Bachelor Degree in Economics & Finance

Black Hills State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Spearfish Rapid City + 1 more

A degree in Economics and Finance will give you the tools necessary for solving problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. Bachelor Degree in Economics & Finance Specialize in Economics & Finance Get your business degree from BHSU Are you looking for a career in economics and finance? Black Hills State University has combined those fields together with a new major - Business Administration with a Specialization in Economics and Finance. Many of the challenges facing the nation and world today are either partially or wholly economic in nature. As such, the curriculum of the Economics and Finance major covers major social, political, and economic issues. Whether your goal is investments, consulting, or the corporate setting, a degree in Economics and Finance will give you the tools necessary for solving problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions. Economics & Finance 4 Year Plan BHSU Business Administration with an Economics & Finance Specialization: 4-YEAR PLAN A minor is NOT required with a Business major. The Required Core and Specialization Credits are highly recommended to be taken as listed. This will allow you to fulfill your General Education Requirements for the University and progress through the Business Program efficiently. FRESHMAN YEAR Fall Semester ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I (pre-req for ACCT-211) ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (gen ed) MIS 105 Introduction to Computers (pre-req for MIS 205 & BADM 320) Spring Semester ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II (pre-req for ACCT 310, 430 & BADM 310) ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (gen ed) MATH 281 Introduction to Statistics (gen ed; pre-req for BADM 320, 321, & 425 ) MIS 205 Advanced Computer Applications (pre-req for ACCT 361) SOPHOMORE YEAR Fall Semester BADM 310 Business Finance (pre-req for BADM 411, 413 & 482) BADM 321 Business Statistics II Spring Semester Choose 1: BADM 280 Personal Finance** or ECON 330 Money & Banking** or BADM 411 Investments ** BADM 321 Quantitative Decisions Analysis BADM 344 Managerial Communications JUNIOR YEAR Fall Semester BADM 413 Advanced Corporate Finance* BADM 350 Legal Environment of Business (pre-req for BADM 482) ECON 300/400 Elective - 2 MIS 325 Management Information Systems Spring Semester Choose 1: BADM 280 Personal Finance** or ECON 330 Money & Banking** or BADM 411 Investments ** BADM 360 Organization & Management (pre-req for BADM 482) BADM 407 International Business ECON 300/400 Elective SENIOR YEAR Fall Semester BADM 370 Marketing (pre-req for BADM 482) BADM 457 Business Ethics ECON 300/400 Elective Spring Semester BADM 425 Production & Operations Management BADM 482 Business Policy & Strategy ECON 300/400 Elective Electives - 6 credits Key: *Fall Only Classes ** Spring Only Classes Career possibilities in Economics and Finance What can I do with Economics and Finance? A degree in Economics and Finance opens up many exciting and possibly lucrative career opportunities. Here are some examples of careers you may establish with a degree in Economics and Finance. Bank Management Loan Officer Bank Examiner Commodities/Stock Broker Economic Forecaster Credit Accounting Coordinator Securities Analyst Pension Funds Administrator Portfolio Administrator Commercial Credit Analyst [-]