Bachelor of Science Program in Economic Studies in North America

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Economic Studies

Students enrolled in a university can pursue a BSc or Bachelor of Science degree.  This is a popular undergraduate study program that can help students gain valuable skills for the workplace or additional educational pursuits.

 

Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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BS Finance

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. 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 -... [-]

BS in Accounting

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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.... [-]


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. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. 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 Finance

University of Delaware
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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... [-]

B.S. in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 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. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. 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: Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes Law Investigation Fraud Prevention and Deterrence With the growing complexity of the overall business environment and the growing number of business... [-]

Bachelor in Business Administration: Finance

Mercy College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 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 in Actuarial Science and Statistics (BSc)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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 Economics

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 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. The following is a listing of common positions for graduates with an economics major: Economic analyst Securities analyst Business forecaster Banking and finance related field Market Researcher Economic development officer Analyst programmer *Based on self-reported data in recent years. Profession-Based Learning Experiences New Venture Pitch Competition is designed for ambitious students and aspiring entrepreneurs to present ideas to business professionals, small business owners and potential investors. Students present their ideas to judges who in the future could represent their boss or client. Study Abroad is an opportunity for students to apply hands-on international experience to their own academic development. Faculty members supervise short-term study abroad programs that prepare students before, during and after the program. Two types of study abroad programs are available – faculty-led and traditional study abroad. The traditional program may be a semester, summer or year-long program... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. 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. [-]

Finance

International Accelerator
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

A finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. [+]

Finance Degree A finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. In addition, the program offers elective work in real estate and risk management and insurance. The degree also prepares you for graduate studies in business, law and public administration. If Wall Street is your goal, the Sterne Agee brokerage firm has funded The Student Investment Program, an interactive program that allows a team of students to manage a $50,000 investment portfolio for which Sterne Agee and the Harbert College of Business share equally in the gains. The College also maintains a state of the art TIGER (Trading, Investing & Global Economic Research) Trading Lab that recreates a professional trading environment and allows you to get hands-on training in securities trading, financial modeling, and valuation. The lab also features a Bloomberg terminal, which gives you access to one of the most extensive databases of information available in the financial world. What to Expect Freshman Year: In your freshman year, you’ll take courses drawn primarily from the university core curriculum. These courses promote the development of key skills and prepare you for the rigorous training in your major. In addition, you’ll be exposed to Business Analytics, Macro and Micro Economics, and introduced to the principles of Accounting. Make sure you pay a visit to the Office of Professional and... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Edmond

The Actuarial Science program at the University of Central Oklahoma is the only such program in the state of Oklahoma. The course of study was originally designed by Actuaries at American Fidelity Assurance Co. in Oklahoma City. The focus of the degree program is to give students a strong analytical background in the areas of mathematics and statistics as well as the actuarial specific topics such as theory of interest and mathematics of life contingencies. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. The Actuarial Science program at the University of Central Oklahoma is the only such program in the state of Oklahoma. The course of study was originally designed by Actuaries at American Fidelity Assurance Co. in Oklahoma City. The focus of the degree program is to give students a strong analytical background in the areas of mathematics and statistics as well as the actuarial specific topics such as theory of interest and mathematics of life contingencies. Curriculum What is an actuary? An actuary is a business professional who analyzes the financial consequences of risk. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those of concern to insurance and pension programs. Actuaries may work for insurance companies, consulting firms, government, employee benefits departments of large corporations, hospitals, banks and investment firms, or, more generally, in businesses that need to manage financial risk. A career as an actuary is better described as a "business" career with a mathematical basis than as a "technical" mathematical career. More general information about actuaries may be found at www.beanactuary.org. Degree Sheet International Scholarships The University of Central Oklahoma is committed to providing affordable tuition to our students and their families from all over the world. UCO recognizes and rewards student achievements by offering scholarships and awards on the basis of academic merit, talent in the fine arts or athletics. Other awards are based upon financial need. Students may qualify for both types of... [-]

BS in Accounting

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denver

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines. [+]

BS Accounting The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines. Enlightened Practice means ensuring that our graduates understand the theory and practice of accounting and its ramifications on society, the profession and organizations. Professional Achievement includes accomplishment at each level of one’s career and commitment to lifelong learning, competence and integrity. Knowledge Creation means scholarship which improves our understanding of accounting, the practice of accounting and the process of educating future accountants. Commitment to Community is the process of giving of oneself both to the community that supports one’s efforts and achievements and to the community at large. Commitment to Community is a vital aspect of the accounting profession and is critical to the School’s ongoing success. Our programs achieve this mission by emphasizing technical knowledge and analytical ability, interpersonal skills and intercultural understanding, and ethically based leadership and social responsibility. In the School of Accountancy, students learn to integrate accounting concepts and business applications in the context of communication, ethics, values and technology. This integration is accomplished in the undergraduate business core and in the School of Accountancy core. The School of Accountancy’s strengths include the following: an established reputation as a provider of quality programs highly qualified faculty who emphasize teaching and relevant research student access to faculty—both individually and in relatively small classes innovative curricula emphasis on state-of-the-art technology throughout the... [-]

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. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. 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... [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

Montana State University Billings
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Billings

The MSUB College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with an option in Accounting. [+]

Bachelor in Accounting Each year, College of Business (COB) students complete more than 25 real-world client-based projects that benefit Billings and the surrounding communities. Students put knowledge into practice through marketing campaigns, finance investment projects and tax preparation, to name a few. COB students can study abroad in Japan, China or India. In recent years, COB students have placed among the top three in the Capsim International Business Simulation competition, competing against students from Baylor, Cornell, Dartmouth, and Brigham Young University. Our chapter of the American Indian Business Leaders regularly wins or places in the organization’s annual Business Plan Competition. Since 2004, our marketing students have won numerous ADDY Awards for the advertising campaigns they created. Our mission is to provide a quality undergraduate business education that focuses on teaching, hands-on (experiential) learning, and community engagement. According to Gallup research, COB experiences such as working on long-term projects, completing an internship, and being engaged in extracurricular activities have a significant effect on students’ success after graduation. The MSUB College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with an option in Accounting. Accounting Option Requirements Course Credits **ACTG301 Intermediate Accounting I 3 **ACTG302 Intermediate Accounting II 3 **ACTG303 Intermediate Accounting III and Theory 3 ACTG321 Accounting Information Systems I 3 ACTG401 Principles of Fed Tax -Individuals 3 **ACTG410 Cost/Management Accounting I 3 ACTG411 Auditing I 3 **ACTG415 Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting I 3 ACTG436 Advanced Accounting 3 BGEN405 Laws, Regulation, Research 3 **ACTG 301, 302, 303, 410,... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting

Arkansas Tech University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Russellville

Since the inception of the program in 1959, accounting graduates have established careers in every segment of the business world. Employment opportunities range from national, regional, and local public accounting firms to corporations, sole proprietorships, and national state and local government entities. The accounting profession offers a promising future for men and women who are comfortable in meeting people, expressing themselves, working in changing environments, and who possess an inquiring and logical thought process. [+]

BSc Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2017/2018. Since the inception of the program in 1959, accounting graduates have established careers in every segment of the business world. Employment opportunities range from national, regional, and local public accounting firms to corporations, sole proprietorships, and national state and local government entities. The accounting profession offers a promising future for men and women who are comfortable in meeting people, expressing themselves, working in changing environments, and who possess an inquiring and logical thought process. Learning Goals for Accounting Major: Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of current accounting practices and theory and be conversant in the language of business. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to think critically about accounting topics. Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate accounting information effectively, both orally and in writing. Students will be able to demonstrate competency in current accounting information technology. Students will be able to demonstrate competency in ethical business and accounting decision making. Holding the licensure designation as a Certified Public Accountant is viewed as evidence of a professional quality in the discipline of accounting. CPAs are viewed by the business world as individuals who possess a professional knowledge of accounting principles and concepts and have the experiences necessary to make proper application of those principles and concepts. Students who desire to pursue this professional designation can complete the curriculum which will provide them with the necessary academic background to permit the graduate to sit for the uniform certified... [-]