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A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.

A Bachelor's degree is an academic degree earned for the study of a major or a graduate course. The length of the degree varies with discipline, the commitment of the student and how the student balances his studies with other life commitments. Most degrees have lengths between four to six years of study.

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Online Bachelor in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Online UK Lincoln
May 2015

The Bachelor in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management is designed to give students and employers a competitive edge. [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. The BSc Humanitarian Supply Chain Management degree is a work-based, distance learning course that will develop the academic and practical expertise of students who already manage supply chains in the workplace. The course is intended for professionals employed in the management and coordination of the supply chains associated with the provision of what may be life saving aid after natural or man-made disasters. As a final year ‘top up’ degree, the BSc in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management uses your previous academic achievements and professional experience as accreditation for the first one and two years of the course. This flexible distance learning programme can take up to two years to complete, depending on your individual work and personal commitments. The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has accredited this degree and modules include: Study Skills for Distance Learning Integrating Professional Humanitarian Supply Chain Experience Management of Change in a Humanitarian Organisation Humanitarian Supply Chain Strategy Applied Problem Solving with the Humanitarian Supply Chain Dissertation (Humanitarian Supply Chain Management) Entry Requirements Admission onto the WBDL undergraduate programme is dependent on a several criteria, however your ability to complete the programme satisfactorily and benefit from it will be the main factor taken into consideration. The programme requires a high level of personal commitment and students will need to be well motivated. Students must have relevant professional Humanitarian Supply Chain experience or qualifications to complete this course. [-]

BEng Telecommunications Engineering

Campus China Suzhou
September 2015

This programme will give you a thorough grounding in electrical and electronic engineering, enabling you to operate at the cutting edge of emerging technologies. [+]

This programme will give you a thorough grounding in electrical and electronic engineering, enabling you to operate at the cutting edge of emerging technologies. WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WILL I ACQUIRE? By the time you graduate, you should: have extensive experience in the application of modelling and analytical methods; be able to use IT tools/CAD systems for modelling, analysis, simulation and design; be able to recognise the limitations of principles, models, analyses and methodologies; be able to design a system, component or process based on initial requirements and constraints. WHAT ARE MY CAREER PROSPECTS? This programme is directed at all career opportunities within the general domain of telecommunications engineering. Graduates will be well placed to find employment in areas such as the design and development of the latest telecommunication technologies, or the maintenance and upgrade of current telecommunications infrastructure. The programme will also provide a sound basis for further studies at Masters and PhD level in Electronics. UNIQUE SELLING POINTS The opportunity to study of the electronics of wireless communications, optical communications, and beyond 3G technologies. Includes four modules in IC design and one module in power systems. Fully equipped telecommunication lab. A wide range of optional modules gives students the chance to tailor the course to their own academic and research interests. An up-to-date curriculum which incorporates the latest technological innovations and developments. WHAT WILL I STUDY? YEAR 2 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS – TRANSISTORS AND AMPLIFIERS ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS C AND C++ PROGRAMMING AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS ENGINEERING ELECTROMAGNETISM AND DRIVES DIGITAL ELECTRONICS INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS AND DESIGN EXPERIMENTAL SKILLS YEAR 3 CONTINUOUS AND DISCRETE TIME SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS ELECTROMAGNETICS ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS CMOS INTEGRATED CIRCUITS DIGITAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS INDUSTRIAL AWARENESS AND GROUP PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS PRINCIPLES ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS INSTRUMENTATION RF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS ENERGY CONVERSION AND POWER SYSTEMS CONTROL SYSTEMS YEAR 4 RESEARCH PROJECT (2 semesters) ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONICS FOR COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL DESIGN WITH HDL INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING SIGNAL PROCESSING AND DIGITAL FILTERING ELECTRONICS FOR INSTRUMENTATION ANTENNAS DATA COMMUNICATIONS OPTIONS FROM: PHOTONICS AND OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS WIRELESS SYSTEMS IMAGE PROCESSING For more information on this programme, please click here. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Management

Campus Switzerland Geneva Montreux Germany Munich Spain Barcelona
February 2016

The digital technology that defines the present has brought about enormous changes in science, technology, entertainment and politics. This new program is designed to teach the modern [+]

The digital technology that defines the present has brought about enormous changes in science, technology, entertainment and politics. This new program is designed to teach the modern manager how to harness and exploit digital media for the benefit of shaping corporate image, attracting clientele and creating a platform to sell and promote products.

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. Duration: Six semesters/three years (Summer Fast Track option available)

Start Dates: October, February, June, August

Locations: Barcelona, Munich, Geneva, Montreux

Teaching Language: English

Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed semester. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world. ... [-]

Bachelor in International Leisure Management

Campus Netherlands Breda
February 2016

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international leisure industry. In 3 or 4 years’ time, you will become... [+]

International Leisure Management

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international leisure industry. In 3 or 4 years’ time, you will become a professional in this creative and dynamic industry. During this education you learn how to create memorable and meaningful experiences which contribute to a more beautiful world.Power and passion

Can you convert an old factory into a multicultural community centre? Are you able to organise a sensational music festival or dance event? Could you develop a fascinating concept for the world of top-class sport?

After your graduation as a leisure manager you will be able to combine creativity, business insight and organisational skills in creating meaningful leisure products!... [-]

Advanced Degree In Product Design

Campus Spain Barcelona
February 2016

Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in product design is an overall objective to provide [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. Language of instruction: Spanish Would you like to learn new techniques such as 3D printing or digital products? To conceive functional, aesthetic, ethical and sustainable designs? Study a Degree in Product Design, University Degree equivalent internationally recognized. - Receive academic training structured in four years with an option to Mention Specialty. - Immerse yourself in the culture of product innovation. Emphasis on digital product design. Meet the newest techniques and production methods, such as 3D printing. - Practical learning tailored to the needs of the market. Project methodology. - Enjoy fully equipped with the latest software classrooms. - Small groups and personal attention from professors with professional experience in the field of product design that will help you develop your potential and achieve your goals. GOALS Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in Product Design The general goal to provide qualified training designers to fully immerse them in the culture of product innovation, with special emphasis on the design of digital product. Great importance to developing effective for the analysis of the environmental impact of products methods also will be awarded. The profile of the product designer is that of a professional by techniques, research methods and design processes can generate new concepts and innovation in product design, being aware of the positive social impact of the design, its impact on improving the quality of life and the environment and its ability to generate identity, innovation and quality in production. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies - Health Management (B.S.)

Campus USA Auburn
January 2016

A projected healthcare industry growth of 21.7% by 2016 will raise the demand for health professionals who are effective leaders, critical thinkers, and ethical decision-makers. Gain a broad understanding of the field of health studies and position yourself for a leadership role in health-related organizations with Walden’s enhanced Health Management concentration in the B.S. in Health Studies program. This concentration, which blends... [+]

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies - Health Management (B.S.) A projected healthcare industry growth of 21.7% by 2016 will raise the demand for health professionals who are effective leaders, critical thinkers, and ethical decision-makers. Gain a broad understanding of the field of health studies and position yourself for a leadership role in health-related organizations with Walden’s enhanced Health Management concentration in the B.S. in Health Studies program. This concentration, which blends management with health curricula, is suited for those who want a broader perspective and who seek a healthcare leadership role beyond a hospital or clinical setting. By choosing the Health Management concentration, you can: Explore the principles of business administration, healthcare management, and organizational theory and behavior. Gain the financial, economic, and organizational knowledge that can prepare you for a healthcare leadership role across a wide spectrum of workplace environments. Focus on social responsibility and global awareness within the context of the health industry. The Health Management concentration is ideal if you are pursuing a management career in corporate health, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations or you wish to begin your own consulting practice. Degree Completion Requirements 181 total quarter credits General education courses (46 cr.) Core courses (55 cr.) Elective courses (75 cr.) Capstone course (5 cr.) Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden. This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. First Term Course Living and Learning in a Technological World Core Courses Concepts of Health Promotion Context of Healthcare Delivery Principles of Epidemiology Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis Behavioral and Cultural Issues in Healthcare Aging Across the Lifespan Health Informatics Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Healthcare Current Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice Public and Global Health Concentration Courses Introduction to Management and Leadership Operations Marketing Introduction to Healthcare Management Healthcare Organization Theory and Behavior Health Finance and Economics Elective Courses Choose nine courses from general education, B.S. in Health Studies, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Your elective credits should total 45 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a 6-course minor. Capstone Course Capstone Learning Outcomes Graduates of this program will be prepared to: Demonstrate an understanding of how the concepts of health and wellness relate to health promotion and disease prevention. Critically appraise the context and quality of healthcare delivery within and outside of the United States. Apply epidemiological approaches to the study of patterns of disease and injury in populations. Evaluate study designs, methods, and strategies for data analysis used in health-related research. Analyze key behavioral and cultural factors that impact health and healthcare. Demonstrate an understanding of how technology and legal and ethical issues impact the delivery of healthcare services. Analyze the major advantages and disadvantages of an interdisciplinary approach to healthcare delivery. Articulate critical issues in acute and long-term care from the perspectives of patient and practitioner. Assess public and global health issues that transcend national borders, class, race, ethnicity, and culture. Career Opportunities Prepare to pursue new opportunities that can advance your professional career in a range of healthcare settings. Broaden your career options in: Ambulatory healthcare services Health practitioners’ offices Hospitals and clinics Medical diagnostic laboratories Nursing and residential care facilities Outpatient care centers Non-profit organizations [-]

GGSB Bachelor in International Business (BIB)

Campus UK London
February 2016

This degree combines the study of international business, foreign culture and language, so you can take your career where you want. The GGSB B.I.B. explores business across global and regional markets, and enables you to specialise in key disciplines to tailor your degree to your career goals. [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. This degree combines the study of international business, foreign culture and language, so you can take your career where you want. The GGSB B.I.B. explores business across global and regional markets, and enables you to specialise in key disciplines to tailor your degree to your career goals. You will also gain the opportunity to put theory into practice during internships and placements. Both first-hand experience and academic excellence are available through this innovative programme. The B.I.B. qualification is awarded by our partner Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB) and so you will receive an internationally recognised degree from a triple-accredited institution- an honour shared by less than 1% of business schools. This degree is delivered and awarded by Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB). Course Fees: £9000 (UK/EU) £11500 (International) Course Promotion: No current promotion... [-]

Degree In Business Administration And Management - International Trade

Campus Spain Barcelona
February 2016

Changes in the labor market and the ongoing internationalization and mobility of jobs require professionals with a high level of qualification.Degree in Business Administration, with titration [+]

Degree in Business Administration and esp. in International Trade

Changes in the labor market and the ongoing internationalization and mobility of jobs require professionals with a high level of qualification. Degree in Business Administration, with a degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), provides a solid academic background and professional practice guidance, closely linked to the business world that prepares you to exercise in the general area of ​​the company or any specific areas such as finance, marketing, investment, management and accounting, production or human resources.Also, know the fundamentals of the economic system in which we move, approaching the various areas of running a business from three angles: ... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Art

Campus Australia Darlinghurst
July 2015

The Bachelor of Fine Art is a three-year full-time program delivered over 30 weeks per year: Fee-Help Available. This studio-based program involves [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. The Bachelor of Fine Art is a three-year full-time program delivered over 30 weeks per year: Fee-Help Available. This studio-based program involves a comprehensive investigation of studio practices and theoretical reflection supported by individual tutorials, peer discussion and reviews. Studio disciplines offered at this level include Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture. Drawing and Art History & Theory are core subjects that underpin the studio-based study throughout all three years of the course. The BFA program is designed to develop the creative independence, knowledge, and experience required in each student for a career as a professional artist, and to develop the academic rigour required of further education at postgraduate level. Year 1 The first year of the program introduces students to a broad range of studio disciplines that provide a basis for the development of individual studio specialisation. In semester one, students are introduced to the foundational processes, techniques and knowledge of art making through study in each of the five studio disciplines offered at the School. In the following semester students complete three studio electives chosen from these five studio disciplines which will form the basis of their on-going studies. The program includes a thorough introduction to the core subjects of Art History/Theory and Drawing. Year 2 In Second Year students undertake a Studio Major in Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture. The program is directed and structured to consolidate and develop skills introduced in First Year. The year is project based, and provides opportunities for students to engage in the development of individual work practices. Students continue their study in the core subjects of Drawing and Art History & Theory. Year 3 During third year more emphasis is placed on self-directed learning under staff supervision. The program is designed to accommodate teaching by example, under the guidance of individual lecturers with students encouraged to work autonomously in their studios. Students continue their study in the core subjects of Drawing and Art History/Theory. Admission Requirements: Entry to the BFA is assessed by consideration of the following: 1). Previous Study (one of the following): - Successful completion of Year 12 (NSW Higher School Certificate or equivalent) - TAFE Diploma in Fine Art or equivalent - Successful completion of a minimum of one year’s tertiary study in Fine Art at an equivalent institution 2). Interview, comprising: - Drawing Test: applicants are given up to an hour to complete a still life drawing - Portfolio Presentation: I. minimum of 12 recently completed works II. relevant support material such as drawings, maquettes, sketchbooks and visual diaries Students unable to attend an interview, including international applicants residing overseas, may apply using slides, CD ROM, transcripts of results of previous training and photographic documentation. 3). Evidence of meeting the NAS English language requirement (international students only). Mature Age Entry Consideration for entry to the BFA is given to mature age entrants. Applicants would be considered mature age by meeting the following criteria: - 21 years or over; and have - completed a Leaving Certificate between 1955-1966, or - completed a Higher School Certificate (1967-present) or equivalent, or - completed a diploma or advanced diploma at TAFE or other accredited institution, or - completed an approved preparation course Fees - Domestic students: $7,000 per year - International students: $28,500 per year [-]

Bachelor in American Studies

Campus Netherlands Groningen
September 2015

The University of Groningen is the only university in the Netherlands - and one of the few in Europe - to offer a Bachelor's degree in American Studies. All courses are designed and developed [+]

Bachelor in American Studies

 

Language: English (100%)

The University of Groningen is the only university in the Netherlands - and one of the few in Europe - to offer a Bachelor's degree in American Studies. All courses are designed and developed specifically for American Studies. What distinguishes this degree from all other similar programs is its interdisciplinary nature: in Groningen you will explore America from the perspectives of its popular culture, history, language, literature, politics, economics and religion.

In addition to acquiring knowledge about the specific field of study, you will gain a range of transferable skills that will help you, whatever direction your lives take after university. You will develop competences in analysis and argumentation, presentation and communication skills. Furthermore, you will gain high levels of spoken and written English.... [-]

BSc (Hons) International Business

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

This programme provides a thorough grounding in business, and specialist knowledge and skills in international business. [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. Location: Canterbury This programme provides a thorough grounding in business, and specialist knowledge and skills in international business. The modern business environment is increasingly international. Consequently, this programme focuses on core topics that are key for all businesses' success, combined with the study of contemporary issues within the international business environment. You have the option of studying a modern European language, and the opportunity to spend a year in Europe or Asia at one of our partner universities. The programme equips you with the key skills and knowledge essential for managing a business, both domestically and within an international context. It will strongly appeal to students who are considering a future career in international management. Degree Options The International Business programme is a 3 or 4 year honours degree with an optional 3rd year spent at a partner University in Europe or Asia, or in a professional work placement, to enhance your experience and employability. The year abroad will take place between year 2 and 3. It will equip you with an integrated knowledge of the economic, social and cultural environment acquired through language and business study. You will need to choose modules in a European language in order to access the Year in Europe or Asia which will give you a sound understanding of the language and cultures of other regions. Single honours: BSc (Hons) International Business (N126) BSc (Hons) International Business with a Year Abroad (N127) BSc (Hons) International Business with a Year in Industry (N128) Developing Your Employability We are ranked 16th in the UK for graduating students’ employment prospects according to The Times Good University Guide 2014. The BSc (Hons) International Business degree gives you the academic foundation you need for a career in international business or management. A Kent degree offers students excellent career prospects and graduates consistently have an excellent reputation among employers. Our International Business graduates find work in public and private sector management and consultancy both overseas and in the UK. Graduates from Kent have gone on to take up positions at a wide range of companies and sectors, including Deloittes, KPMG, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Lloyds, Sainsburys PLC, Tesco, Transport for London, Yahoo! UK, Thames Valley Police, Heineken, a wide range of media agencies and management consultancy companies. Other graduates have also gone on to start their own successful business ventures or start-ups. Kent Business School presents a wealth of opportunities for you to gain much more than your valuable business degree. We have strong connections with many global organisations, and provide chances for you to network with them and acquire useful connections to enable you to enhance your student experience and increase your employability. We hold events or activities with such organisations and associations that will also benefit your learning experience and enhance your future career prospects. We provide ideal facilities in an international learning environment for you to forge associations with friends and colleagues whilst at the School and after graduation, as part of the Kent Business School alumni, which will remain with you long after you graduate and may provide assistance in your future career. Organisations who provide placements for your year in industry or year abroad view this scheme as an effective way to find potential new employees, so both schemes give you a definite advantage when it comes to job prospects and really enhance your career prospects. At Kent Business School you will gain many of the key transferable skills employers are looking for. You are taught to analyse critically, think creatively, express your views cogently, manage your time effectively, and work well independently and in groups. Students wishing to study abroad for a year need a minimum average of 60% for Stage 1 and Stage 2, with good attendance and academic standing. Students must complete the Overseas Travel Health Questionnaire, and attend a pre-departure briefing by the Go Abroad team. See the options available by programme. Study abroad places are always subject to availability. [-]

Degree in International Hotel Management and Culinary Creativity

Campus Spain Madrid
September 2015

The Degree in International Hotel Management and Culinary Creativity programme is addressed to candidates who have succesfully completed High School studies and its final aim is to train future professionals in Operational Management in any hotel department. [+]

Let Camilo José Cela University (UCJC) and Vatel Madrid be your GATEWAY into a luxury career in the world of hospitality. The Degree in International Hotel Management and Culinary Creativity programme is addressed to candidates who have successfully completed High School studies and its final aim is to train future professionals in Operational Management in any hotel department. The duration of the programme is 3 years and includes 12 months of internship in three to five star hotels in Spain as well as world- wide. Students will acquire experience associated with the reality of their future profession, develop teamwork aptitudes and gain experience in their desired future environment. Double Degree: (1) VATEL Degree certified by the French State and (2) UCJC Degree Initial career opportunities: Operational management positions in any hotel department. Internships: 12 months distributed in three years, in 3 to 5 star hotels selected by Vatel in the following areas: Housekeeping & Front Office, Service & Kitchen and Middle Management. Requirements: - To hold a High School Certificate or equivalent* - To pass the Vatel admission exams. *Foreign students will be requested a certificate from the school where the student attended high school or equivalent, entitling the holder to pursue higher education in the country of origin. Application Process - Step 1. Candidates must fill in the online application form, with all requested information. - Step 2. After evaluating all applications, Vatel Madrid will invite successful candidates to do the online admision exam and have an interview. - Step 3. Candidates confirm the date when they will be able to take the online admission exams and interview. - Step 4. Candidates will be informed about the results seven days after the Admission Exam. - Step 5. Candidates will be officially enrolled once administrative procedure and payment have been completed. Application Process - Registration Fee 1st Year: 1.890 euros + Fee 1st Year: 9.590 euros - Registration Fee 2nd Year: 610 euros + Fee 2nd Year: 590 euros - Registration Fee 3rd Year: 610 euros + Fee 3rd Year: 590 euros [-]

English-taught Bachelor in Business Administration

Campus China Shanghai
August 2015

As Shanghai’s center for Business education with English as the medium of instruction, the programs aim to provide practical, innovative learning in a family-like atmosphere. [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. Mission As Shanghai’s center for Business education with English as the medium of instruction, the programs aim to provide practical, innovative learning in a family-like atmosphere; to immerse students in China’s culture and language; and to transform learners into proactive entrepreneurs and socially responsible leaders of organizations worldwide. Experiential Learning Education Philosophy Theories are important, skills and capabilities to implement them are more important. By adapting a teaching philosophy of experiential learning, we at CIP, incorporate practical activities with a theoretical foundation to support and solidify your knowledge. We strive to become one of the most valuable players in the business world by teaching your skills and knowledge of an exceptional standard. Global Learning Environment. We have students from around 140 countries with a good distribution in continents studying in the University, our dedicated faculty members are world citizens with a good mix of the eastern and western academics, who can bring you a wealth of knowledge and perspectives from different nations into the classroom, and we provide courses discussing different markets in addition to China. What’s more, you are able to gain future international exposure with a semester studying in our partner universities in a country such as USA, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany or South Korea. Such a unique global learning environment demanded by every company today and help you build up a global network of friends. Students can finish the program in minimum 3 years with good study planning. The maximum study length is 6 years Students with good Chinese language skills before the start of the program are qualified to apply for the exemption of Chinese language courses up to 28 credits. Qualified students will have opportunities to study as an exchange student in our partner universities in another country for a semester (except for the first year and last semester of the program) Students with valid HSK level 5 certificates and GPA above 3 are qualified to apply for minor in Chinese language in the first year of study. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

Campus USA San Diego
January 2016

Starting with a vision and nurturing it to completion, you can build a future you can be proud of with help from the progressive Construction Management program at NewSchool of Architecture and [+]

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

Starting with a vision and nurturing it to completion, you can build a future you can be proud of with help from the progressive Construction Management program at NewSchool of Architecture and Design. As you work toward a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, you'll benefit from an interactive learning experience that hones your skills in the vital aspects of construction. From teaching you to balance budgets, communicate building concepts to your staff, and many other important lessons, NewSchool's instructors make sure the path toward your construction management degree is an enriching experience you can rely on throughout your career.... [-]

Bachelor in Economics (BSBA)

Campus USA Warrensburg
January 2016

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... [+]

Part time Bachelors 2015/2016. 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. [-]