Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economics

Compare 205 Bachelor of Science Programs in Economics

Economics

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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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. [+]

BScs in Economics. 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 -... [-]

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. [+]

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 Programmes past exam papers... [-]

BSc in Economics

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

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

BScs in Economics. 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... [-]

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. [+]

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. [+]

BScs in Economics. 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.... [-]

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

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Full time Part time 7 semesters September 2017 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Business

Indiana University Kokomo
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kokomo

The Bachelor of Science in business degree allows students to specialize in professional fields integral to contemporary enterprise and management. It prepares students in north central Indiana to become effective organizational leaders and managers. [+]

BScs in Economics. The Bachelor of Science in business degree allows students to specialize in professional fields integral to contemporary enterprise and management. It prepares students in north central Indiana to become effective organizational leaders and managers. The School of Business offers the bachelor's of science degree in business with the following concentrations: Accounting Finance and Economics Management Marketing Curriculum The baccalaureate program of the School of Business is based on the principle of a balanced education in business administration and economics with a foundation in the arts and sciences. The undergraduate program allows students to specialize in professional fields integral to contemporary enterprise and management. It prepares students in north central Indiana to become effective organizational leaders and managers. The undergraduate curricula consists of three parts: (1) general education, (2) basic business administration, and (3) professional courses. In addition, the program includes courses covering the principles, practices, and trends involved in managing organizations in today's dynamic economic, social, and political environment. Seniors have a range of elective courses in their concentration area. Courses on this level require participation by students in the discussion and solution of cases, projects, and special problems drawn from the contemporary business world. Students enrolled in other degree programs may fulfill the course work for the Business Minor. Students who have already earned their bachelor's degrees can take the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting to prepare for professional positions in public, industrial, or governmental accounting. After completing the program, students are prepared to take the Certified... [-]

BSc in Accounting

Azusa Pacific University
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 USA Azusa

APU’s Leung School of Accounting offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in which students develop the competence and character needed to become professional accountants and globally trusted business advisors. Beginning coursework provides a solid business foundation, covering accounting principles, business law, international business, finance, economics, statistics, and marketing. Advanced coursework introduces an accounting major to financial accounting, auditing, and forensic and investigative accounting, alongside innovative courses in ethical accounting. [+]

Truth is in the Numbers APU’s Leung School of Accounting offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in which students develop the competence and character needed to become professional accountants and globally trusted business advisors. Beginning coursework provides a solid business foundation, covering accounting principles, business law, international business, finance, economics, statistics, and marketing. Advanced coursework introduces an accounting major to financial accounting, auditing, and forensic and investigative accounting, alongside innovative courses in ethical accounting. Students learn how to verify the truthfulness of financial reports, provide tax advice, and advise businesses from small family-owned businesses to multinational corporations. Accounting majors also gain an in-depth knowledge of how to manage money within an organization, from the planning stage to success. The program emphasizes internship placements in local, national, and international CPA firms with offices in more than 150 countries worldwide. Is This Major Right for You? You’re an accounting major if you: Value integrity, competency, and public service as a sacred trust. Learn quickly and enjoy challenges. Communicate complex information clearly to clients. Desire strong career opportunities demanding high performance. About This Major Why This Major Is Relevant The Enron and WorldCom scandals resulted in new laws passed by Congress that changed the way publicly traded companies are audited. This has created a heavy corporate accounting workload which, combined with a shortage of accounting graduates during the 1990s, and the upcoming retirement of up to 50 percent of government accounting employees, ensures that well-trained, ethical accounting majors will continue to be... [-]

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. [+]

BScs in Economics. 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 related fraud investigations, Forensic Accounting and... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Business Finance

EU Business School
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Spain Barcelona Switzerland Montreux Geneva Germany Munich + 5 more

Our BS in Business Finance will provide you with a comprehensive global financial overview and sound business ethics. [+]

Our BS in Business Finance will provide you with a comprehensive global financial overview and sound business ethics. Finance is concerned with the management of money in all areas of society and business and is concerned with creating value for stakeholders in an increasingly competitive global market. Students who take this program are exposed to international business activities and social and political factors that impact business behavior.

Duration: Six semesters/three years (Summer Fast Track option available)

Teaching Language: English

Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed semester. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world.... [-]


Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Banking and Finance (Awarded by Bangor University, UK)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 36 years August 2017 Singapore

Banking and financial services is a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy and this Banking and Finance degree prepares you to takle it head on. In recent years, forces such as globalisation, technological change, deregulation and international integration have fundamentally transformed the banking and financial services sector... [+]

BScs in Economics. Banking and financial services is a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy and this Banking and Finance degree prepares you to takle it head on. In recent years, forces such as globalisation, technological change, deregulation and international integration have fundamentally transformed the banking and financial services sector. A degree in Banking and Finance offers you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of financial services and financial markets, and to analyse the broader role of the financial sector in the national and global economies. Course duration The duration of the full-time programme is 24 months while the part-time programme is 36 months. The programme comprises of 30 modules. Assessment Methods Students are required to complete a coursework or assignment or class test as stipulated in the respective module descriptor for each module. Year 1 Introduction to Business and Management Business Study Skills Quantitative Methods Management and Financial Accounting Introduction to Economics Introduction to Marketing Financial Markets and Institutions Business Information Systems Research Methods for Business Year 2 Probability and Optimisation Investment Finance Comparative Banking Statistical Methods Macroeconomics Business Economics International Economics and Finance Financial Accounting Principles of Marketing Year 3 International Banking International Business Investment Banking Money and Banking Financial Economics Advanced Corporate Finance Financial Econometrics Principles of Econometrics Financial Statement Analysis Advanced Investment Theory and Practice Macroeconomics Entry Requirements Interested applicants must possess ONE of the following entry requirements: Full GCE 'A' Level with 2 "A" and 2 "AO" passes OR... [-]

Bachelor in Business Administration - Banking and Finance Concentration

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years January 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: Investments Risk Management Money and Banking International Business and Finance Students are encouraged to take the Series 6 and 63 securities license exams. Career Opportunities Graduates can expect to be employed as financial analysts, personal financial advisors, insurance underwriters and sales, or in banking positions such as loan officers. Opportunities for employment exist nationwide, but most graduates of this major become employed within Pennsylvania, particularly in Williamsport, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Recommended High School Subjects English and mathematics courses (including algebra). Program Goals A graduate of this major should be able to: assess, criticize and synthesize classical theories of finance with more recent advances in behavioral finance. analyze effective financial decision making utilizing current research, technology, and data sources. evaluate the economic, ethical, sociological, and technological forces that are ever reshaping financial institutions, financial markets, and the financial system. apply the strategic management process to analyze... [-]

B.S. in Business Administration

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Mount Vernon

As a business administration major, you'll learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing and statistics. [+]

BScs in Economics. As a business administration major, you'll learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing and statistics. When you decide which field of business you find most interesting, you can choose from one of our 11 specializations : Accounting Computer Information Systems Early Entry Law / Pre-Law, Business Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Finance General Business (online bachelor's) Human Resource Management International Business Management Marketing [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

AUM American University of Malta
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Malta Cospicua

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. (Accredited by NCFHE) [+]

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. (Accredited by NCFHE) How to Apply for Undergraduate Admissions We know the application process to university can feel like a daunting and complex task. At the American University of Malta, we've tried to make applying to our university as simple as possible, and while it is a relatively straightforward process, we do require several supporting documents. Below you will find an easy to follow checklist of items you will need to submit, followed with more specific information for each requirement. Undergraduate Application Checklist and Requirements Completed AUM undergraduate application Official secondary school records English Language Proficiency Scores SAT scores (where applicable) Counselor or teacher letter of recommendation Documentation of extracurricular activities or other achievements Personal statement Application Fee Secondary School Records You will need to submit your secondary school records along with your completed undergraduate application. If your school records are in a language other than English, you will also need to include a certified translation. All students admitted to AUM are required to have completed 12 years of schooling and to have a minimum cumulative grade average of 80 or its equivalent. Common secondary education certificates that... [-]

BSc in Accounting

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The Accounting programme aims to provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment. [+]

BScs in Economics. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Accounting Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English (First and second year courses offered also in Greek) Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The Accounting programme aims to provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment. This programme has been designed for students intending to pursue a career in accounting, or in any other area where financial accounting information and decisions are a central element. The students will have the opportunity to acquire a broad-based education which will provide a good starting point for the students' later professional work and studies. In addition, students will receive an academic base to which problems arising in their later professional work can be referred, and a way of thinking which will help them to meet the challenges of new ideas and problems. This course seeks to provide students with the skills employers in the field are looking for: detailed knowledge of financial accounting, financial reporting, auditing, taxation, cost and management accounting, financial statement analysis which, together with information technology skills, give you the confidence to use a wide range of accounting and business software. International developments in accounting are also emphasized. Career Prospects: The BSc in Accounting gives the student the potential to pursue many career opportunities, and be... [-]