Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economic Studies

Compare 184 Bachelor of Science Programs in Economic Studies

Economic Studies

Markets constantly change because of things like demand, supply, price changes, and a variety of other factors. Economists analyze these changes, what causes them, and suggest changes to businesses on how they can better succeed in their specific market. Holding a bachelor’s degree in economics will prepare graduates to work in a similar position.

Once students decide to pursue this type of degree, they often ask, “What is a BSc in Economic Studies?” This degree prepares students to understand business markets and also prepares them to hold a job in an economics-related field. To obtain this degree, students will likely be required to take courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, finance, econometrics, foreign trade, business economics, and more.

With this degree, students will come to understand the variety of different factors that affect buying and selling. As an economist, graduates can become a highly valued employee in whatever position they choose to work. Not only can this degree provide graduates with greater job stability, but it may also allow them to advance further in their career than if they did not have a degree.

Typically, it will take approximately four years for a student to complete a bachelor’s degree in an economics studies field. The length of the program, in addition to the location of the institution and other factors, will impact how much it costs to acquire this degree.

With this degree, graduates may be able to work in government, education, journalism, and many other different industries. Graduates may hold positions as analysts, research assistants, economic affairs specialists, economists, market analysts, and more.

Interested students should heavily consider which program is right for them before making a decision to enroll in any specific program. In many situations, online courses may be a good option for those who do not want to relocate or still need to work in addition to pursuing their degree. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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B.S. in Accounting

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bradford

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit. [+]

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit.

As an accountant, you'll do more than just track money. You will provide the analysis that will help businesses make financial decisions. And, you won't be stuck in a back room somewhere crunching numbers. Instead, you'll be front and center -- part of a management team.

As an accounting major, you'll have the chance to intern with a public accounting firm. That will look great on a resume. Once you earn your accounting degree, you'll be on track to get certified and become a C.P.A. And you'll be prepared to work just about anywhere. A small business or large corporation. For the government such as the F.B.I., I.R.S. or the D.E.A. In an accounting firm. Or, you could be a forensic accountant and help detect fraud and money laundering.... [-]


B.S. Finance

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Wilmington

Our students will be able to integrate discipline-specific knowledge across functional areas and utilize leadership and team skills to accomplish group tasks.

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Undergraduate Learning Goals

1. Our students will be able to integrate discipline-specific knowledge across functional areas and utilize leadership and team skills to accomplish group tasks.

2. Our students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills through problem identification, analysis and synthesis of data, evaluation of alternatives, and defense of a solution.

3. Our students will be able to conceptualize a complex issue into a coherent written statement and oral presentation, demonstrated with the effective use of technology.

4. Our students will understand the importance of social responsibility, diversity, ethics and legal issues.

5. Our students will demonstrate an understanding of global business practices that embraces the opportunities of multicultural, diverse environments, as they relate to local, national and global operations.... [-]


B.Sc. in Accounting

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

With Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant.

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Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

With Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant. Offered through G.C.U.'s Colangelo College of Business, you learn the core foundations of accounting principles and procedures, and qualify to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.) exam. You may also qualify to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) Examination in most states, while continuing to work toward the 150 credit hours required for licensure.

Degree Outcomes

Become an Accountant

Your coursework for the bachelors of accounting degree includes a focus on accounting principles and theories necessary for preparing financial statements in the U.S. and for decision-making. Explore auditing standards, the procedures involved in the auditing process and ethical issues faced by auditors. You also study the theories and practices of preparing income taxes of corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and individuals. In addition, you examine the principles of cost accounting, including job order systems, process costing, activity-based costing, and budgeting.... [-]


BSc in Accounting and Finance

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 more

This programme provides the necessary skills and values for a successful career in the world of finance. Graduates can be employed in any finance-related position, within the financial services sector, in financial institutions, or in government departments. [+]

This programme provides the necessary skills and values for a successful career in the world of finance. Graduates can be employed in any finance-related position, within the financial services sector, in financial institutions, or in government departments. The programme blends the specialized fields of banking, investment, corporate finance, financial accounting, financial management, management accounting, and auditing with the wider fields of business management and economics.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Bachelor’s degree programme requires the High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may be considered for entry Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements but who have at least 2 years relevant post-secondary professional experience may be considered for entry English proficiency Copy of passport or ID ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

BPP University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years May 2018 United Kingdom City of London + 1 more

Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree will give you a practical grounding in accounting and business disciplines and can, depending on module choices, provide you with exemptions towards qualifications with the ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA and CIMA accounting institutes. [+]

Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree will give you a practical grounding in accounting and business disciplines and can, depending on module choices, provide you with exemptions towards qualifications with the ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA and CIMA accounting institutes.

This degree focuses on practical, real-life application of accounting and finance concepts underpinned by academic theory and research, preparing you for success anywhere in the world.

If you have previously completed a SQA HND in Business and Accounting, a level 5 programme or a HND** you may be eligible to join our one year BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance [Top-Up]programme, which enables you to extend your studies to earn a full honours degree.... [-]


BSc Economics and Finance

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 China Suzhou

Economics and Finance is an exciting new programme starting in 2014-15 combining the best of two subjects and giving you a real competitive edge. The core modules include both economics as well as finance subjects. The new structure is intended to provide students not only a specialization in finance but also a strong background in economics. [+]

Overview

The BSc Economics and Finance programme combines the best of two subjects to give you a real competitive edge. The core modules provide you with not only a specialization in finance but also a strong background in economics. This interdisciplinary path will prepare you for specialist courses such as financial economics and financial econometrics. You will gain a basic knowledge of accounting which is invaluable for understanding how enterprises work.

Unique selling points of the programme

• As financial markets are emerging as the next step in the development of the Chinese economy, this strong programme prepares you to understand financial transactions in a broader economic context... [-]


BSc Actuarial Science

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Milwaukee

In a world filled with uncertainties, actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and software to help organizations avoid risk—and take advantage of it. M.S.O.E. offers a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. [+]

BSc Actuarial Science

In a world filled with uncertainties, actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and software to help organizations avoid risk—and take advantage of it.

M.S.O.E. offers a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. Consistently ranked as one of the top occupations, actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and software to forecast the probability and cost of an event. They are experts in:

Evaluating the likelihood of future events—using numbers, not crystal balls. Seeking creative ways to minimize risk. Decreasing the impact of undesirable events that do occur.

Actuaries have a combination of strong analytic skills, business knowledge, and understanding of human behavior to manage the complex risks facing our society. They work in a wide variety of fields, from public and private sectors to higher education, labor unions, public accounting firms, and consultants.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting

Gannon University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Erie USA Online + 1 more

Accounting is a promising and highly rewarding career. Demand for qualified accountants trained in preparing financial documentation is expected to increase in response to escalating data-driven decision-making and financial regulations in all types of organizations. [+]

You Will Learn

Accounting is a promising and highly rewarding career. Demand for qualified accountants trained in preparing financial documentation is expected to increase in response to escalating data-driven decision-making and financial regulations in all types of organizations. Accounting students will gain analytical skills, develop an understanding of business processes, strengthen their ability to communicate effectively and become aware of the importance of the ethical and social responsibilities of accounting.


You Will Experience

Students will experience an innovative education in the Center for Business Ingenuity, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and global software through the SAP® University Alliances program. Students will receive hands-on opportunities through internships and service-learning projects with local and national businesses, as well as through the unique collaboration between Gannon University’s Dahlkemper School of Business, Small Business Development Center and Erie Technology Incubator.... [-]


BS in Accounting

Webster University Thailand Campus
Campus Full time

Webster University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to become qualified and successful accountants. [+]

Webster University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to become qualified and successful accountants.

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Webster University Thailand provides a wide range of subjects so that students are able to focus on their specific area of interest.

Students enrolled in the course have the ability to pursue opportunities in public accounting, corporate accounting and a number of other related areas of accounting. In addition, students are also provided with a general background in business to provide context to their accounting knowledge.

In an increasingly competitive global environment, today’s graduates are expected to have a high level of understanding and proficiency in their field of expertise. At Webster University Thailand, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program provides students with the practical and theoretical knowledge required to excel as accountants and as professionals in the business world.... [-]


BSc Honours in Accounting

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

This course will give you the key accounting and financial skills employers are looking for, as well as broader business and management expertise. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the applied aspects of accounting, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness which companies need in a complex global business world. [+]

This course will give you the key accounting and financial skills employers are looking for, as well as broader business and management expertise. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the applied aspects of accounting, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness which companies need in a complex global business world.

These skills and knowledge will open up a range of job opportunities in areas such as financial and management accounting and other closely related fields. You can develop your career in the private or public sector, and the course will help your progression to professional qualifications. The course provides exemption from up to 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The course is also in the process of being re-accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).... [-]


BSc in Econometrics and Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

This programme provides you with an understanding of how economics works and gives you access to methods for analyzing economic problems and calculating their solutions. [+]

This programme provides you with an understanding of how economics works and gives you access to methods for analyzing economic problems and calculating their solutions.

Study programme

The double degree programme enables you to complete two entire three-year bachelor programmes in four years. By taking extra lectures and exams you earn two BSc degrees in two-thirds of the original time. You will acquire an average of 66 credits each year instead of the standard 60 credits. The BSc² Econometrics/ Economics is a small-scale programme that facilitates personal attention and intensive guidance.

Year one: focus on econometrics

The Double Degree BSc² Econometrics/Economics programme covers both global issues related to economics and business, and the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to help answer economic questions. This is unique. You benefit both from the excellent perspective that this gives you, compressing the timeline by building knowledge in both subjects.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 USA Maryville

Economics majors at Northwest develop analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills in preparation of evaluating the decisions made by businesses, consumers and government. The goal of this degree is to assess information and decisions in order understand the structure, operation, and investigation of decisions. [+]

Economics majors at Northwest develop analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills in preparation of evaluating the decisions made by businesses, consumers and government. The goal of this degree is to assess information and decisions in order understand the structure, operation, and investigation of decisions.

In addition to small class sizes, Northwest students receive instruction from faculty who have received the Dean’s Award for Exemplary Teaching and the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Classes are small and upper-level courses have an average of fewer than 10 students.

Career Opportunities

100% of students who graduated with a degree in economics obtained employment or continued their education within six months after graduation.... [-]


B.S. in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination at ERAU's Prescott Campus rewards inquisitive problem solvers looking for a career in accounting with a specialization in forensics. [+]

According to the industry trade publication Accounting Today, nearly 40 percent of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. are now expanding their forensics-related services. More than 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies employ Certified Fraud Examiners.

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination at ERAU's Prescott Campus rewards inquisitive problem solvers looking for a career in accounting with a specialization in forensics. Graduates of the degree program will be prepared to identify and prevent fraud in public, private, and government sectors.

ERAU-Prescott is one of the only schools in the nation to offer this degree at the Bachelor level, on campus. Designed to meet the requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, this program is created so that students can sit for the CPA exam and become certified after completing the additional 30 hours of education requirement. The program, which is an educational partner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, is also designed to meet the requirements of the federal government (24 semester hours in accounting and a CFE certification) so that students can be immediately hired by the FBI, CIA, or many other government agencies. This degree program covers the following four major sections of the professional certification offered through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners:... [-]


Bachelor in Business Administration: Finance

Mercy College
Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 USA Bronx East Village Dobbs Ferry Yorktown Heights USA Online + 5 more

If you want a career in finance, this is the program for you. The finance specialization has two tracks: Finance/Accounting Track: Prepares you for finance careers in business organizations and health care, government, and non-profit organizations. The Finance/Economics Track: Prepares students for careers in the financial services industry. [+]

Prepare for a successful future in finance

Learn in one of the few trading room classrooms in the nation, which offers live Bloomberg technology and real-time market data.

If you want a career in finance, this is the program for you. The finance specialization has two tracks:

Finance/Accounting Track: Prepares you for finance careers in business organizations and health care, government, and non-profit organizations.

The Finance/Economics Track: Prepares students for careers in the financial services industry.

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program, students should be able to:

Evaluate the effects of globalization on the business environment Recognize and evaluate ethical issues in business Utilize business concepts, methods, procedures, and management information systems to facilitate strategic planning and decision making Use oral, written, and presentation skills to communicate effectively in the professional business environment Function effectively as team members and, where appropriate, as team leaders Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental principles and key concepts in finance Assess the legal, economic, and social aspects of a financial management decision Career Opportunities ... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Management, Philosophy & Economics

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Full time Part time 7 semesters September 2018 Germany Frankfurt am Main + 1 more

The world is becoming more and more complex and is growing ever closer together. Decisions in business, politics and [+]

Taught in German LanguageThe world is becoming more and more complex and is growing ever closer together. Decisions in business, politics and society have effects which, owing to the increasing interconnections, can only be analysed with great difficulty and discipline. At the same time, the requirements for sustainable and commercially accepted solutions are increasing. The result: Management personnel must increasingly be able to obtain an effective overview of any given situation. With the interdisciplinary Management, Philosophy & Economics major, you will be thoroughly prepared for a successful career in companies, associations, political parties and other organisations. You work with social correlations and lay the required philosophical foundation. Likewise, you receive a well-founded overview of classical management methods and economic principles.... [-]