Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economic Studies

Compare 39 Bachelors of Science in Economic Studies

Economic Studies

Academic institutions around the world offer a BSc or Bachelor of Science.  This popular undergraduate degree is helpful in preparing students for the workplace or for advanced degree programs.  The average BSc takes three to five years to complete.

There is evidence of economic writing that dates all the way back to the Mesopotamian era. The development of modern economics is largely due to two groups which were known as the physiocrats and the mercantilists. These groups help develop capitalism in Europe in the 16th century.

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Bachelor of Science in Economics

Benson Idahosa University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Benin City

Welcome to an opportunity of a unique learning experience with challenging curriculum that can make you lead anywhere in the world. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. Welcome to an opportunity of a unique learning experience with challenging curriculum that can make you lead anywhere in the world. Our serene campus and city location has over the years attracted top-notch academics of renowned repute who have solidified our five faculties of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology, Arts & Education, Basic and Applied Sciences, Social and Management Sciences, Engineering and Law. Choosing where to spend your university years can be exciting and also challenging. At Benson Idahosa University you will find the total university experience. But you wouldn’t know we are a large school by visiting our campus. Maybe it’s the small classes or nurturing environment. Maybe it’s the beautiful town setting or the small-town feel of Benin. Whatever it is, you’ll feel right at home. Commencement of Admissions The undergraduate admission process starts from the month of May – September 30th each year. The process starts with the prospective student obtaining our University’s admission form from any of our contact points in Port-Harcourt, Abuja, Lagos, Warri and the Admissions Office of the University campus on Ugbor Road, GRA, Benin City at the cost of (N7000) seven thousand naira only. General Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programme The minimum entry requirement into any of the underlisted undergraduate programmes is five(5) O’level credit passes including Mathematics and English in relevant subjects as indicated in the current UTME brochure, obtained at not more than two sittings, in any of the following examinations WASSCE, NECO or their equivalent. It... [-]

Bachelor Economics

California State University Bakersfield
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Bakersfield

The program's curriculum provides a thorough understanding of economic theory and applies the theory to evaluating public policies, analyzing the external economic environments of organizations, providing decision support, determining tradeoffs among alternatives, and formulating tactical and strategic decisions. [+]

Economics at CSUB Program Description Economics is the science of decision making under scarcity and of organizing the production and distribution of goods and services within and between nations. Knowledge of economics can make a significant contribution to citizenship, cultural and intellectual development. Economics is an analytical discipline that reinforces skills such as decision-making, making logical deductions and statistical inferences, as well as collecting and analyzing data. Economic analysis is the process of applying economic tools and the economic way of thinking to real- world problems. The program's curriculum provides a thorough understanding of economic theory and applies the theory to evaluating public policies, analyzing the external economic environments of organizations, providing decision support, determining tradeoffs among alternatives, and formulating tactical and strategic decisions. CSUB Economics graduates pursue careers in diverse areas such as: government and public policy, business, agriculture, banking and financial services, international trade or diplomacy, teaching, and the law. The Bachelor of Science in Economics is well suited for students who are considering making the bachelor's degree a terminal degree. However, it also is an excellent foundation for students who are considering the MBA, MPA, or another professional graduate program. Graduates of this degree program develop breadth in a complementary area of business or public administration and are equipped with the knowledge and skills to productively contribute to employers in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Students intending to pursue a master's degree in economics should complete a calculus course or two and additional statistics and research... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Economics

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

As one of the top programs of its kind in the Gulf, our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Economics prepares our students for the competitive and ever-changing business and corporate environment. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. As one of the top programs of its kind in the Gulf, our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Economics prepares our students for the competitive and ever-changing business and corporate environment. With a well-planned curriculum in tune with the demands of the global marketplace and a multinational and experienced faculty with terminal degrees from some of the most prestigious universities in the world, our program is designed to provide the student with the best blend of both theoretical as well as practical instruction. Our major provides students with the theoretical foundation to apply economics to decision making and public policy in businesses and other organizations. From the common core of the intermediate theory courses in micro- and macroeconomics, students can branch out into several application areas in economics (such as international economics, industrial organization, money and banking) or pursue more advanced courses (such as managerial economics, econometrics or the senior economics seminar). [-]

BSc (Hons) Economics with Computing (Joint Honours)

University of Kent, School of Computing
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times, including: economic growth and sustainable development, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries. [+]

Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times, including: economic growth and sustainable development, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries. When you study at Kent, you have the chance to learn about these issues from economists who are highly regarded within the profession for emphasising the practical application of economics in all of these arenas. Student satisfaction with our programmes is very high and we consistently appear in the top ten economics departments in the National Student Survey. Students particularly like the ability of our staff to explain complex relationships, the efficient assessment arrangements and marking, and the organisation and running of the course. The School has a strong international reputation for research in key areas of economics and was ranked 16th in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, where 75% of our submitted research was awarded a top rank of ‘internationally excellent’. Many staff advise government bodies including the UK’s Department of Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Department for International Development (DFID) and the European Commission. Staff also advise international organisations including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Bank of England, the European Central Bank (ECB), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013, Economics was ranked 3rd for teaching and 7th for student satisfaction. Economics at Kent was ranked 3rd for student satisfaction in The Complete University... [-]

BSc in Business Economics

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed to prepare students for employment in business, government and other organizations in today's ever changing global economy. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed to prepare students for employment in business, government and other organizations in today's ever changing global economy. The major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics. This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Economics? Understanding today's economy is a necessity for everyone from influential politicians to corporate executives to the average citizen. Individuals and organizations are challenged to understand issues and problems that a fast-paced, ever-changing global economy presents. Their success and survival will depend upon their ability to respond, change, and grow. This program is designed to deliver that knowledge. The analytical tools you will gain will prepare you to discuss issues and problems that you will encounter in your local community as well as those facing the national and global economy. The professional skills and expertise you will develop will equip you to succeed in banking, finance, economic planning and development, marketing, and many other career tracks. This major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Banking Finance Community development Economic journalism With further education, one of these paths is possible: Insurance underwriter Economic developer Educator Financial manager... [-]

Faculty of Agriculture

University of Ilorin
Campus Full time March 2018 Nigeria Ilorin

The Faculty has five degree programmes of five (5) or four (4) or three (3) academic years for the GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A” Level holders respectively, leading to the award of : Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) degree with limited specialization in the final year in any of the following options: Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Agronomy, Animal Production and Crop Protection. [+]

The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin was established in the 1982/83 session and had its foundation Dean in the 1983/84 session. Presently, the Faculty comprises of seven (7) Academic departments viz: Agricultural Economics and Farm Management Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Agronomy Animal Production Crop Protection Home Economics and Food Science Forest Resources Management offices. Also in the same complex are Departments of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management; Department of Crop Protection; Department of Home Economics and Food Science; and Department of Forest Resource Management. The Faculty has five degree programmes of five (5) or four (4) or three (3) academic years for the GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A” Level holders respectively, leading to the award of : Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) degree with limited specialization in the final year in any of the following options: Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Agronomy, Animal Production and Crop Protection. B. Sc. Home Economics B. Sc. Food Science B. Forestry and Wildlife. B. Sc. Agricultural Extension and Community Development Forestry and Wildlife The main objectives of the department include, but not limited to: Produce graduates with massive entrepreneurship and self-employment capabilities; Impart graduates with skills in all areas of forestry and wildlife; Produce graduates relevant to industry and society and who can impart positively on National and International forestry and wildlife goals. B.Sc Agricultural Extension And Community Development This is a three-year special programme supported by the Sasakawa Africa... [-]

BSc in Economics

Kwararafa University
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Wukari

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Vision To become a first class institution in pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, research and community service, geared towards inculcating knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to students that will enable them to be productive and self-reliant. Mission To provide a conducive environment for the development of effective and virile indigenous human and material resources for the development of the nation. To produce graduates who are well-rounded in their disciplines and also imbued with necessary entrepreneurial skill to contribute meaningfully to the development of themselves in particular and society in general. To replace unemployment and career stagnation of graduates with creative ingenuity through well packaged programs and practical training. To provide sound education to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliation, tribes, sex and political leaning. To create a nurturing and stimulating environment where the pursuit of excellence, development of self-discipline, creative thinking and individuality will thrive and also seen as essential components of cooperative society. Research Focus/Linkages The University is presently developing linkage programs with other Institutions and Universities around the world. The focus of research is in the areas: Peace and Conflict Resolution Food Science and Technology Mathematics Education Heritage Studies and Eco-Tourism... [-]

BSc Honours in Business Economics

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

You will develop your ability to apply economic reasoning to real-world issues. You will become confident in economic and business analysis and in applying these analytical skills to business and organisational decisions, to solving business and economic problems, undertaking research and consultancy, and contributing to the design and implementation of economic policy by government agencies. [+]

In an uncertain and rapidly changing world, a knowledge of economics and the unique insights it offers into how individuals, firms and organisations operate and interact is invaluable. So is the ability to communicate this understanding to specialists and non-specialists. This course combines a thorough grounding in the discipline of economics, with a range of practical skills required in professional life and for postgraduate studies. You will develop your ability to apply economic reasoning to real-world issues. You will become confident in economic and business analysis and in applying these analytical skills to business and organisational decisions, to solving business and economic problems, undertaking research and consultancy, and contributing to the design and implementation of economic policy by government agencies. You will also extend your skills in data gathering and interpretation, quantitative analysis and forecasting, become global in outlook and socially, environmentally and ethically aware. The course will enhance your employability as business analysts or specialist economists, as well as equipping you for careers in management, in an international organisation, in banking, the financial sector more broadly, or the voluntary or public sector. Course content In each year of study you will take a combination of core and option modules. The course begins with a thorough grounding in economics and an appreciation of the part economic history has played in shaping the evolution of economic thought. At Level 5 the course involves more advanced study of macroeconomics and microeconomics, and the application of economic theory in research and appraisal. At... [-]

BSc Economics

GIMPA Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Ghana Accra Kumasi Takoradi Tema + 3 more

The GIMPA Business School (GBS) offers innovative programmes of study toward the award of a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in various business disciplines. The curriculum is designed within the context of local and international demands on today’s business leaders. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. The GIMPA Business School (GBS) offers innovative programmes of study toward the award of a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in various business disciplines. The curriculum is designed within the context of local and international demands on today’s business leaders. Our programmes offer a comprehensive breadth of knowledge and practice that spans eleven areas of specialization. Students will take courses in the liberal arts to provide them with a wider set of thinking tools. In short, GIMPA’s innovative programmes equip students with tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, entrepreneurship and other critical management skills needed by the next generation of leaders for both the private and public sectors. The future is here. If you value innovation and quality, then GIMPA is the university for you. GIMPA – Ghana’s Entrepreneurial University! Programme Type GIMPA Bachelor’ Degree programmes are specially designed for junior and middle management staff of organizations to effectively meet the leadership, management and administration challenges of the global society within the broad framework of the Institute’s mandate. These programmes aim at equipping students with basic tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, entrepreneurship and other critical managerial skills required by the new generation of managers. Curriculum The GBS Undergraduate curriculum consists of four (4) major components: 1. General Education Requirements A business expert should develop an appreciation for deep analytical thinking and understand the environment in which he or she operates. To move our students in this direction, GBS offers a general education component of our undergraduate... [-]

BSc in Economics

Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Having started education in academic year 2004-2005, the first graduating class of the Economics Program received their BSc degrees in 2008. [+]

BSc in Economics WELCOME TO METU NCC ECONOMICS PROGRAM Having started education in academic year 2004-2005, the first graduating class of the Economics Program received their BSc degrees in 2008. Since then, our alumni, a short while before or after graduation, have been finding high-quality jobs especially in the private sector and receiving acceptance letters from leading universities to pursue master’s and doctorate studies in various areas, thanks to their reputable diplomas certified under METU’s guarantee. Achievements of our alumni have always been our greatest pride. Appreciating our students as competent and esteemed economists of the future, we bring them up through METU’s institutionalized system of higher education and tradition of high-quality research. It is also part of our education policy to abide strictly by the international standards of higher education, while keeping track of scientific novelties attentively. We combine contemporary economics curriculum of world-wide pioneering universities with the well-established academic culture of the Economics Department of the METU Ankara Campus. Highly qualified and broad enough in terms of scope and depth, our curriculum not only enables our students to succeed in post-graduate studies, job exams and interviews, but also makes them accustomed to overcoming prospective difficulties they will face in business life. We are proud of generating competent and reputable “METU Economists”, who are well-informed in all fields of economics. The BSc Degree in Economics held by our alumni is a signal for the internalization of social-scientific thinking and acquisition of technical and analytical skills that are required in... [-]

Bachelor in IT and Economics

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Denmark Odense

The student will gain knowledge of and skills in elementary programming, modelling, insight into the challenges of the system development process... [+]

Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration - IT and Economics (BSc) The student will gain knowledge of and skills in elementary programming, modelling, insight into the challenges of the system development process and a general knowledge of different development strategies. Finally, the profile will specifically develop the bachelor’s competencies for taking part in software project development processes and for managing such processes using project planning, evaluation, estimation as well as analysis.

 

 

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Globalization and radical technological changes, and the ensuing demands for restructuring of operations in many companies and organizations, have triggered an increasing demand for employees with IT- and economics-related business skills.  The creation, renewal and demise of existing business models and delivery systems illustrate how technology is reshaping industries, opening up for new business opportunities and IT-based business solutions.As a result, it has become of strategic value for many companies and organization to implement new technologies and new forms of virtual and electronic communication in order to sustain ever increasing competitive pressures. For this purpose, employees trained in both classical business administration and economic disciplines such as modern management information systems and technological architectures are of growing importance.... [-]


International Economics & Finance - BSc/BScEcon (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

The course seeks to provide an appropriate mixture of economics and finance modules to provide students with a combination of economics and finance analytical skills as well as a strong understanding of UK and international financial markets. [+]

The unique strength of our course is the clear emphasis on application and critical understanding. The course aims to create highly skilled individuals that are able to undertake analytical tasks rather than just knowing about finance and economics.​ Learning & Teaching​ Your tutors within the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance and staff from the Cardiff School of Management are committed to providing you with the necessary support to enable you to realise your full potential. Our innovative teaching methods include experiments and the very latest teaching materials. In your final year, you will be supervised and guided by a member of staff specialising in your area of interest. This allows you to apply the research skills developed throughout your studies in a longer piece of work, which will provide evidence of your skills to prospective employers. Assessment A wide range of methods are used including tests, presentations, reports, essays, and examinations. Employability & Careers​ The course provides a combination of the analytical skills possessed by economists that are demanded in the private and public sector as well as comprehensive specialist knowledge of financial markets. This will provide graduates of the course with a wide variety of career opt​ions, but will be particularly useful to those wishing to work as analysts within the financial services industry. Work Placements: The provision of work-placements as an assessed part of your academic programme of learning is so important that we provide you with the opportunity to undertake placement as part of your second... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics

Westminster College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New Wilmington

The Financial Economics interdisciplinary degree not only offers students an economic background, but helps them develop skills for financial decision making and forecasting. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics The Financial Economics interdisciplinary degree not only offers students an economic background, but helps them develop skills for financial decision making and forecasting. Students majoring in financial economics are taught to apply the analytical techniques they learn in the classroom to the real world situations in banking, financial analysis, and funds management. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a mock Wall Street financial analyst internship by doing the summer/winter analyst program offered at Westminster. THE FINANCIAL ECONOMICS MAJOR IN PHOTOS Requirements for the Major Economics and Supporting Courses: ECO 150 Principles of Microeconomics ECO 152 Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 220 Statistics ECO 310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory ECO 320 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory ECO 340 Money and Banking ECO 365 International Trade and Finance ECO 385 Financial Economics ECO 601 Econometrics ACC 201, 202 Principles of Accounting I and II ACC 305, 306 Intermediate Accounting I & II BA 350 Finance BA 380 Investments MTH 131 Applied Calculus or Equivalent Requirements for the Minor Economics Courses: ECO 150 Principles of Microeconomics ECO 152 Principles of Macroeconomics And 16 additional semester hours of Economics courses. And one of the following statistics courses: ECO 220 Statistics MTH 131 Applied Calculus or Equivalent BIO 206 Biostatistics and Experimental Design MTH 135 Concepts of Statistics MTH 335 Statistics PS 301 Junior Seminar: Research Design and Analysis in Political Science PSY 201 Statistical Methods and Analysis SSC 251 Research Methods for Social Science Internships An... [-]

Bachelor or Science in Economics

Northern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA DeKalb

Students with an interest in helping to solve society’s problems and students with an interest in business will enjoy economics as a major. Economics is the only social science with its own permanent federal government agency (Council of Economic Advisors) and it is the only social science in which a Nobel Prize is awarded. [+]

Economics is an interesting and rewarding social science that studies how decisions are made to allocate scarce resources. Economics deals with important current issues by focusing on the way that individuals, businesses, and governments make choices when faced with limited budgets. Economic issues, such as unemployment, growth, pollution, and international competition, fill newspapers and pervade politics. The field of economics also deals with personal issues such as wage rates, the cost of living, and taxes. Students with an interest in helping to solve society’s problems and students with an interest in business will enjoy economics as a major. Economics is the only social science with its own permanent federal government agency (Council of Economic Advisors) and it is the only social science in which a Nobel Prize is awarded. An economics major opens up many career options. Students who major in economics possess skills that are highly valued in today’s job market. PAYSCALE surveys have consistently placed Economics in the top 20 of majors with respect to mid career salaries, that is 15 years later. Employers often favor economics majors because these students have been through a rigorous and analytical educational program. The NIU Department of Economics can provide you with additional information about the employment of our recent graduates. A degree in economics is a valuable credential when applying for graduate schools in law, business, or public policy. While it is possible to major in a variety of subjects before applying to graduate school in these areas, students will... [-]

BSc Business Economics

Presbyterian University College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Ghana Abetifi Akropong Tema + 2 more

The programme focuses on the traditional concepts/theories of economics in micro and macro Economics. What makes the Business Economics programme unique is that in addition to the traditional economics, the programme also focuses on major subject areas of business Administration including Entrepreneurship and Accounting. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. Overview The programme focuses on the traditional concepts/theories of economics in micro and macro Economics. What makes the Business Economics programme unique is that in addition to the traditional economics, the programme also focuses on major subject areas of business Administration including Entrepreneurship and Accounting. Thus, the programme equips the student in three major subjects essential to the world of business and industry. Obviously, a graduate with such a rich background will be preferred to one with knowledge in only one of the subject areas. A graduate in BSc. Business Economics will have versatile background as compared to someone with a degree in traditional Economics, and such a person will be a preferred candidate for employment in: Industries Financial Institutions Research and Economic Analyses Institutions Marketing Organisations Admission Requirements SSSCE / WASSCE Applicants Credit in core English, core Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies, and any three Elective subjects preferably Economics, Geography, Government, Accounting, Financial Management, Business Management and Elective Mathematics with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the WAEC SSSCE and 36 or better in the WASSCE. Applicants should have aggregate 24 (A-D) for SSSCE and 36 (A1 – C6) for WASSCE or better in the SSSCE/WASSCE. GBCE/ABCE Applicants Holders of GBCE Certificate must have Credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English and Social Studies or Integrated Science in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE). In addition, the applicant must have passes in three (3) subjects; at least, one of... [-]