Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economic Studies

Compare 183 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 Economics?” 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 economics. 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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BSc 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 (GCU) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

With Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant. Offered through GCU's Colangelo College of Business, you learn the core foundations of accounting principles and procedures, and qualify to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. You may also qualify to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 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.... [-]


BS Finance

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

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

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. Required Courses FIN 324 - Financial Markets and Institutions (ECN 324) FIN 330 - Principles of Investments FIN 336 - Intermediate Corporate Finance FIN 436 - Advanced Financial Management Plus three of the following (two of which must be numbered above 399): Students may not count both FIN 430 and FIN 440 toward the major. FIN 331 - Real Estate FIN 332 - Risk Management and Insurance FIN 430 - Investment Management or FIN 440 - Portfolio Design and Management FIN 431 - Real Estate Investment Analysis FIN 433 - Introduction to Speculative Markets FIN 434 - Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives FIN 437 - Commercial Bank Management FIN 438 - Commercial Lending and Credit Analysis FIN 439 - Multinational Financial Management FIN 495 - Seminar in Finance [-]

BS 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 CPA. And you'll be prepared to work just about anywhere. A small business or large corporation. For the government such as the FBI, IRS or the DEA. In an accounting firm. Or, you could be a forensic accountant and help detect fraud and money laundering.... [-]


BSc Economics

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

This programme will provide you with comprehensive training in the theoretical and quantitative tools used in the study of economics and an opportunity to specialize in one of three areas (finance, international business or marketing). [+]

Overview The BSc Economics programme will provide you with comprehensive training in the theoretical and quantitative tools used in the study of economics. You will have the opportunity to specialise in one of three areas: finance, international business or marketing. All students receive a rigorous grounding in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Unique selling points of the programme • The BSc Economics programme provides you with a broad choice of elective modules with a range of theoretical and applied topics as well as specialised modules that give our students an enhanced understanding of economic theory • The content has been designed so that you can choose modules according to your own academic interests • In Year Three you will be offered modules that are designed to give you a more thorough understanding of the global economy and the Chinese economy in particular. These modules are complemented by finance modules that provide insight into businesses and their contribution to on-going development in China and in other countries • Module leaders are continually developing links with the public and private sectors to enable you to undertake work placements to give you an understanding of how your academic skills apply to real-world work places • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate, you will have the ability to: • apply economic... [-]

BSc (Hons) Economics and Management

Regent's International College
Campus Full time 3 years June 2018 Thailand Bangkok

On successful completion of your studies you will be invited to attend the graduation ceremony in London. The degree certificate you be awarded will state that you were registered with the University of London and the examinations were conducted by LSE without the mention of the Bangkok centre. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. Entry Requirements To satisfy the entrance requirements applicants must: Normally be aged 17 or above by the 30th November in the year of registration. Have an IB Diploma, satisfactory A-level, and/or O-Level subjects, or the equivalent, approved Advanced Placement, or the University of London’s International Foundation Programme (IFP). Good grades in other High School Qualifications in addition to good score in mathematics. English requirement: (IELTS) International English Language Testing System when an overall score of at least 6 is achieved with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-test, or equivalent English language proficiency test results. BACHELOR’S DEGREE COURSES By joining Regent’s International College (RIC) you can benefit from high quality teaching and support for the University of London International Programmes in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences (EMFSS) with academic direction provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the world-leading social science institution. Academics at LSE develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of students of EMFSS programmes. How does it work? You can register online for the University of London (UK) at Regent's International College and receive teaching and study support towards your University of London Bachelor’s Degree. You will receive academic and teaching support through intense tutorials and teaching of approximately 16 hours a week at Regent's International College. Full time students will be expected to complete additional 30 hours per week personal study. You will work on the University of London International... [-]

BSc in Finance

University of Delaware
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Newark

With a career in finance, you’ll help make the best decisions about raising and using resources under risk. In this role you will influence almost every facet of your organization, whether you work for a bank or other financial intermediary, a consulting firm, a public or private corporation, a governmental organization or a not-for-profit. The required courses in our finance curriculum provide a strong foundation that will prepare you for all categories of finance careers including investment management, corporate finance and financial services. Perhaps this combination of being both highly challenging and very rewarding is why finance is one of the most popular undergraduate majors at UD. [+]

BECOME AN EXPERT OF FINANCIAL RISK AND REWARD With a career in finance, you’ll help make the best decisions about raising and using resources under risk. In this role you will influence almost every facet of your organization, whether you work for a bank or other financial intermediary, a consulting firm, a public or private corporation, a governmental organization or a not-for-profit. The required courses in our finance curriculum provide a strong foundation that will prepare you for all categories of finance careers including investment management, corporate finance and financial services. Perhaps this combination of being both highly challenging and very rewarding is why finance is one of the most popular undergraduate majors at UD. AREAS OF STUDY Finance Math Business Economics CAREER OPTIONS Financial analyst Portfolio manager Audit associate Financial advisor Trader Investment associate Business risk consultant Technical analyst What’s special about this program? The Lerner College sponsors a number of student organizations and honor societies that provide career development opportunities to you as a finance student. As a member of Blue Hen Investment Club, for example, you can work to manage a UD investment fund of $1.8 million in assets. Lerner College faculty members are committed to providing you with the curriculum, internships and extracurricular opportunities that will enable you to excel in any path you chose for your career and/or postgraduate study. The Lerner College finance curriculum is designed to enhance your preparation to sit for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) exam upon graduation. Our finance program... [-]

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. MSOE offers a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. 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. MSOE 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. In a fast-changing world with emerging risks and the need for more creative ways to tackle them, there are constant opportunities for personal and professional growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2010-2020, employment for actuaries is predicted to increase by 27 percent. The results The actuarial science program is new, therefore placement rates do not exist yet. However, the projection for employment is outstanding, like all other MSOE degree programs. The field Actuarial science includes a number of interrelated subjects, including probability, mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, financial economics, and computer programming. In the last 30 years the field has undergone dramatic changes thanks to the growth of high-speed computers and software programs.... [-]

Bachelor in Economics and Business Economics

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

If you choose to study Economics and Business Economics in Utrecht, you choose a broad-based view on economic issues: the real-world perspective. What are the needs and objectives of people and organisations in our complex society? What choices do they make in order to fulfil their needs and achieve their objectives? To find the right answers to these questions we analyse economic issues with the insights of other fields such as Geography, Law and Social Sciences. [+]

Why are some countries rich and others poor? What are the benefits of the euro as the principal currency in Europe? How can we make health care affordable? Why do people start up their own company? How can subsidies and taxes help reduce pollution?

Broad-based view

If you choose to study Economics and Business Economics in Utrecht, you choose a broad-based view on economic issues: the real-world perspective. What are the needs and objectives of people and organisations in our complex society? What choices do they make in order to fulfil their needs and achieve their objectives? To find the right answers to these questions we analyse economic issues with the insights of other fields such as Geography, Law and Social Sciences.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting

Key College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years January 2018 USA Dania Beach + 1 more

The Accounting program will prepare you for accounting, finance, and leadership roles in the business world. Learn how to support accounting activities, maintain accounting records, prepare taxes, audit financial accounts, and manage both people and offices. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. The Accounting program will prepare you for accounting, finance, and leadership roles in the business world. Learn how to support accounting activities, maintain accounting records, prepare taxes, audit financial accounts, and manage both people and offices. CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES IN BUSINESS ACCOUNTING The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree program at Key College will take four years to complete assuming students enrolls in 16 credit hours per quarter and attends three quarters per year. (The program can be completed in three years by attending year round). See the average annual income for Business Accountants in the United States Here Requirements Prospective students must complete an application online or via e-mail. Programs offered at Key College require a solid commitment for successful completion. Therefore, an interview beforehand with an admissions specialist provides full information about the requirements, the courses, and class starting dates, part-time work, and employment opportunities for graduates. An assessment of the student’s interests, background and commitment will occur during the admissions interview. All applicants must be evaluated for the academic capability and must talk with the appropriate academic advisor to evaluate the prospective student’s ability and commitment. When all application requirements have been fulfilled, applicants will be notified promptly regarding their admission status. Start date New Start date every 6 weeks! Next Start is Jan, 3rd 2017. [-]

BSc in Economics

Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 Actuarial Science and Statistics (BSc)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Warrensburg

Bachelor in Actuarial Science and Statistics (BSc) - Actuarial Science is concerned with the random events that affect human life or property and the financial impact that occurrence of one of these events may have. Using statistical, financial and economic techniques to... [+]

Bachelor in Actuarial Science and Statistics (BSc)

Actuarial Science is concerned with the random events that affect human life or property and the financial impact that occurrence of one of these events may have. Using statistical, financial and economic techniques to evaluate the risks and business implications of future events, actuaries design financial security programs which focus on life, health, property, casualty, retirement, demographic, economic and investment possibilities. The Actuarial Science program in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Central Missouri is one of several dozen advanced actuarial science programs in the USA and the only one in Missouri public institutions. It offers a curriculum that prepares students for a series of actuarial exams sponsored by S.O.A. and C.A.S. The program's major required courses in Applied Statistics, Economics, and Finance are SOA/CAS approved VEE-credit courses.... [-]


Bachelor in Business Administration: Finance

Mercy College
Campus or 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 Graduates may pursue careers in financial services, business, health care, government and non-profit organizations. Fast Facts Real projects for real companies at the Strategic Consulting Institute Wall Street live trading in the market Trading room with Bloomberg Terminals Student managed investment fund Faculty and leadership team with real experience from Fortune 500 companies [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Angola

A career in Accounting starts with our expert faculty, with both US and international corporate experience, both in Europe and Africa. Our program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting methods and practices with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam. You'll get to work with real companies, large, small, and startups to help them manage their businesses' accounting. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. A career in Accounting starts with our expert faculty, with both US and international corporate experience, both in Europe and Africa. Our program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting methods and practices with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam. You'll get to work with real companies, large, small, and startups to help them manage their businesses' accounting. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting

Webber International University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 USA Orlando

This program is designed to provide the graduate with the conceptual accounting and business knowledge necessary as a foundation to pursue an accounting career. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting This program is designed to provide the graduate with the conceptual accounting and business knowledge necessary as a foundation to pursue an accounting career. Those students who are planning to take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination may do so with the Bachelor of Science degree. Those students who are planning to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in Florida must take an additional 30 semester credits of course work beyond the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree to qualify to sit for the CPA examination under the State of Florida CPA Law. Specifically, the student must complete the following credits (at a minimum) in order to sit for the CPA examination. 36 semester credits in accounting beyond elementary accounting courses, including at least: 12 credits in financial and cost accounting; 6 credits in auditing; and 6 credits in taxation. 39 semester credits in general business courses, including at least 6 credits of business law; and 18 credits in courses at the junior (300) level or higher. Because of these increased educational requirements, no experience or additional work is required for certification. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Science Degree 30 Credits ACC301 Intermediate Accounting I ACC302 Intermediate Accounting II ACC340 Federal Income Tax of Individuals ACC351 Cost Accounting ACC460 Auditing I ACC465 Auditing II MGT440 Operational Analysis & Management MGT499 Policy & Strategy AND 2 of the following courses: ACC312 Accounting Information Systems ACC435 Accounting for Governmental and Non-Profit Organizations ACC499... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

Silliman University
Campus Full time 4 years November 2017 Philippines Dumaguete

In harmony with the objectives of the College of Business Administration, the B.S. Accountancy and accounting major programs are designed to prepare the students for careers in accounting as competent practitioners, and to enhance their capacity to grow and develop into fully qualified practitioners. The programs also aim to prepare the students for the licensure examination. [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. In harmony with the objectives of the College of Business Administration, the B.S. Accountancy and accounting major programs are designed to prepare the students for careers in accounting as competent practitioners, and to enhance their capacity to grow and develop into fully qualified practitioners. The programs also aim to prepare the students for the licensure examination. Technical competence, sound judgment, independence in mental attitude, honorand integrity are strongly emphasized in developing the Christian certified public accountant. The curricula meet the requirements of the University, the Department of Education, Culture and Sports, and the Revised Accountancy Law. Related subjects enrich the curriculum, providing flexibility in the future prospects of the accountancy graduates, including the opportunity to occupy top-level positions in business, industry and government. [-]