BSc Program in Economic Studies in North America

Compare Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economic Studies in North America 2018

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.

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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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.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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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 specialised 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 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

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 (C.M.A.) examination may do so with the Bachelor of Science degree. Those students who are planning to take the Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) examination in Florida must take an additional 30 semester credits of coursework beyond the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree to qualify to sit for the C.P.A. examination under the State of Florida C.P.A. Law. Specifically, the student must complete the following credits (at a minimum) in order to sit for the C.P.A. examination.... [-]


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 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.... [-]


Bachelor of Finance

Plymouth State University
Campus September 2018 USA Plymouth

P.S.U.’s finance major prepares you to join the multifaceted field of finance. In addition to core accounting, math, and finance classes, you’ll complete advanced coursework in economics, financial modeling, managerial statistics, and international finance. Additionally, you’ll learn the fundamentals of investing and portfolio management. This major will prepare you for a career in corporate finance, investment management, banking, or business analytics. [+]

P.S.U.’s finance major prepares you to join the multifaceted field of finance. In addition to core accounting, math, and finance classes, you’ll complete advanced coursework in economics, financial modeling, managerial statistics, and international finance. Additionally, you’ll learn the fundamentals of investing and portfolio management. This major will prepare you for a career in corporate finance, investment management, banking, or business analytics.

P.S.U.’s finance professors have worked in firms ranging from local small businesses to large global corporations, bringing years of professional experience to the classroom. They understand the field of finance and serve as professional mentors as well as teachers.... [-]


BSBA Finance

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Denver

The program in finance, a broad area directed toward the financial elements of business organizations and government units, focuses on investments, corporate finance, financial institutions and international finance. [+]

BSBA Finance

The program in finance, a broad area directed toward the financial elements of business organizations and government units, focuses on investments, corporate finance, financial institutions and international finance. Courses in these areas prepare students for careers in business finance, investment analysis and financial institutions.

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Bachelor in Accounting

Montana State University Billings
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2018 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.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years August 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Finance

International Accelerator
Campus September 2018 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Business Administration - Banking and Finance Concentration

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 USA Williamsport

The Bachelor in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; [+]

Bachelor in Business Administration - Banking and Finance Concentration

The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; an understanding of the business environment to include the legal, economic, behavioral, human resource, ethical, and international aspects; technical skills in information systems and quantitative analysis; and the ability to communicate, integrate and synthesize.

Students completing the Banking and Finance Concentration will develop a solid understanding of:... [-]


BS in Accounting / Finance

Southern New Hampshire University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Manchester

The accounting/finance degree offers students the course work they need to qualify for careers in the accounting or finance professions. The degree prepares graduates for meaningful employment in accounting, banking, corporate finance, insurance, investments and personal finance. [+]

BS in Accounting / Finance

The accounting/finance degree offers students the course work they need to qualify for careers in the accounting or finance professions. The degree prepares graduates for meaningful employment in accounting, banking, corporate finance, insurance, investments and personal finance.

The major would be of particular interest to students seeking to study accounting and finance without following the traditional certified public accountant track. The major also offers an option for accounting and finance students who wish to follow the traditional CPA track. Such students can fulfill the necessary CPA requirements by taking certain upper-level accounting courses as free electives.... [-]