B.A. in Business Administration: Economics and Finance

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Program Description

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The B.A. in Business Administration: Economics and Finance is a dually accredited program. You will get both American and European BA degree for a single price. The concentration of Economics and Finance gives students a valuable basis for theoretical and empirical research in these fields. The courses offer a key combination of the most crucial entrepreneurial and financial topics, along with the core of the economic analysis.

The B.A. in Business Administration: Economics and Finance is a dually accredited program. You will get both American and European BA degree for a single price. The program is delivered by an international faculty with top qualifications and experience in the business world. We commit ourselves to a personalized education model: in Spring 2020, the average class size in business undergraduate studies was 18 students! 

"What I enjoy most about AAU is its diverse and engaging environment. The smaller class sizes allowed me to make meaningful connections with faculty members and students, and facilitated networking, which is extremely important in the business world and has enabled me to seek out the right opportunities."
Kristian Pankulych, Business Administration, Student

The concentration of Economics and Finance gives students a valuable basis for theoretical and empirical research in these fields. The courses offer a key combination of the most crucial entrepreneurial and financial topics, along with the core of the economic analysis. The concentration shows how the business and financial sectors function, what is their role in the modern economy, and how to apply the most important analytical tools in these fields. As a part of the program, students will also get real-life experience of working in an international corporation or in the banking or capital sector. 

After completion of this concentration, students will be able to think as economists and will have the quantitative and institutional knowledge necessary to successfully solve practical problems in the field of finance. 

Program Structure

Business Administration: Economics and Finance is a 3-year study program. To graduate, students must accumulate 90 US credits (180 ECTS credits) by completing 30 courses.

General Education Module
  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Intro to Economic Thought
  • Intro to Law

One course from the following:

  • Introduction to Politics (Politics I)
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Intro to Sociology

One course from the following:

  • World History I
  • World History II
  • European History I
  • European History II
  • Survey of Western Art
Major Module
  • Business Math I
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Communication and Presentation Skills For Global Managers
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Planning

On top of that students are also required to complete the Thesis Seminar, Internship, and Thesis module.

Concentration Module
  • Business Math II
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

Additional courses that will be offered from the upcoming semester include Financial Reporting and Analysis.

Note: a concentration can be opened, provided a minimum of twelve students enroll.

Electives

Students can choose five courses from the list of courses offered by any school at AAU.


Having passed all the required and elective courses, students complete their studies by taking graduation examination: state exam covering the major module, state exam covering the concentration module, thesis defense.

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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the B.A. in Business Administration: Economics and Finance can expect to:

  • Comprehend the complete picture, quantitative and qualitative, of the positioning of the enterprise in its global context (economic, financial, social, political, legal).
  • Understand the internal environment within the enterprise which must adapt to optimize results.
  • Evaluate and analyze the information as it is provided to determine validity and worth.
  • Express findings and developments effectively using both current technology and written skills.

Career Prospects

AAU graduates thrive in multinational environments and are able to communicate professionally in English to international audiences. As a graduate of this degree program, you will be well equipped to continue your studies or pursue a global career in areas such as: 

  • Economist
  • Economic analyst
  • Policy adviser
  • Financial analyst
  • Consultant
  • Controller
  • Credit analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Account manager
  • Fundraiser
  • Business valuation specialist
  • Business adviser
  • Entrepreneur

Admissions

Αnglo-American University offers a wide range of undergraduate programs across five different schools as well as in cooperation with international partners. You can enter AAU as a first year student or if you have credits that are transferable, you can apply as a transferring student. The process of application is straight forward and a dedicated admission counselor is always available to assist you and answer any questions you might have.

Decide which program suits you best

The first step is to decide on the program you would like to study. Currently, we offer 108 (sic!) undergraduate programs across six schools including the combined Global Degree Program we deliver in cooperation with Kent State University, USA.

Prepare and collect required documents

Once you decide on the program of your choice it is time to prepare the documents. You will be able to upload them directly via the AAU Application Portal once you start your application.

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Transcript
  • English Language Exam Results
  • CV/Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Copy of Passport / ID
  • Passport Size Photo
  • *For Transferring Students
    Please note that the transcript must be sent directly from your university in a sealed envelope.
Apply

In order to apply please register and submit an online application via the AAU Application Portal. There is a non-refundable CZK 2,000 application fee which can be submitted online through the portal. You will be also able to submit all required documents directly through the portal.

Prepare for an Interview

Once your application is reviewed by the admissions counselor, an interview with the Dean/Assistant Dean of the school you are applying to will be conducted. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about Anglo-American University, but also for the Dean’s Office to learn more about you. The interview can be carried either online or in person.

Wait for Final Decision

The Admissions Office will notify you through e-mail on the outcome of your application one week from the date of your interview.

Last updated Sep 2020

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Founded in Prague in 1990, Anglo-American University (AAU)*, is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic. We pride ourselves on providing a personalized and distinctive university education in the English language. Utilizing the best from American and British academic traditions, AAU educates future leaders and global citizens in a multicultural setting of students and faculty from over 60 different countries. Read less