Bachelor's Degree in Economic Studies in North America

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Economic Studies

A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

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.

 

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Bachelor in Finance

Manhattanville College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 USA New York + 1 more

Finance is the cornerstone of the enterprise system and is important to the economic health of business firms and non-profit organizations. It is a dynamic field that is categorized by continuous change in response to shifts in economic conditions making the study of finance stimulating and challenging. However, our professors will help you learn to develop, analyze and interpret financial statements, learn to invest in financial assets and learn to create and evaluate plans to achieve long-term financial success. Manhattanville College is also conveniently located near many leading financial institutions and corporate headquarters not only in New York City, but Westchester County, New York, and Fairfield County, Connecticut which will provide you with plenty of opportunities for internships and jobs after graduation. Recent finance students have interned and now work for Lincoln Financial Advisors, Morgan Stanley, MasterCard Worldwide, and many other well-known companies in the industry. [+]

Finance is the cornerstone of the enterprise system and is important to the economic health of business firms and non-profit organizations. It is a dynamic field that is categorized by continuous change in response to shifts in economic conditions making the study of finance stimulating and challenging. However, our professors will help you learn to develop, analyze and interpret financial statements, learn to invest in financial assets and learn to create and evaluate plans to achieve long-term financial success. Manhattanville College is also conveniently located near many leading financial institutions and corporate headquarters not only in New York City, but Westchester County, New York, and Fairfield County, Connecticut which will provide you with plenty of opportunities for internships and jobs after graduation. Recent finance students have interned and now work for Lincoln Financial Advisors, Morgan Stanley, MasterCard Worldwide, and many other well-known companies in the industry.... [-]


Bachelor in Finance

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Madison Teaneck + 1 more

As a Finance major at FDU, you’ll gain a solid understanding of financial analysis, financial management, and financial systems. You may opt to pursue a concentration in Wealth Management Advisory. [+]

The finance major at Fairleigh Dickinson provides you with an understanding of financial analysis, financial management, and financial systems. This program is offered through Fairleigh Dickinson’s Silberman College of Business at both the Florham Campus and Metropolitan Campus locations. The College holds prestigious accreditation by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – which recognizes the quality of its faculty, academic programs, and resources. Less than a third of all U.S. business schools hold AACSB recognition, adding value to your undergraduate business degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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Bachelor in Accounting

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Tampa

The accounting major provides students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience designed to prepare graduates for success in the accounting profession and the business community. Students are prepared for many different career paths.

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Bachelor in Accounting

The accounting major provides students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience designed to prepare graduates for success in the accounting profession and the business community. Students are prepared for many different career paths and graduate with a foundation well suited for advancement.

Accounting is often called the “language of business.” Businesses plan, assess, and report the results of operations, financial condition, and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information. External users assess creditability, performance, risk, and investment potential while internal users assess the efficiency of resource allocation, performance, and achievement of strategic objectives in the daily management of a business. All organizations, whether large or small, rely on accountants to record and report the activities of the business.... [-]


Bachelor in Finance

West Virginia University
Campus 4 years August 2019 USA Morgantown

Finance majors take a 37-credit-hour core business curriculum that is modeled on the interrelationships among the functional areas of business as they occur in the real world. Emphasis is on developing skills for effective teamwork, communication, and leadership—the skills employers value highly. [+]

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Finance is the study of the creation and management of wealth. A Finance major learns how to evaluate and control assets and risks to maximize the value to owners or beneficiaries. This involves such day-to-day activities as collecting/paying money and interacting with banks and other financial institutions. Also involved is long-range planning about what building and equipment to buy, what stocks to purchase or issue, managing dividends and interest, using insurance to protect assets and developing new financial instruments or services. Finance majors are prepared for careers on either side of the desk: as sellers or buyers of investments; as credit seekers or credit grantors; and as purveyors or recipients of insurance services.... [-]


Bachelor of Accounting

Lakeland University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Plymouth

Most colleges offer an accounting degree. But our degree will make you more attractive to employers than most. Why? Because at Lakeland, you won’t just learn how to crunch numbers. You will get out of the classroom and apply your knowledge in a real-world setting. And that’s exactly what employers want to see on a resume. [+]

Most colleges offer an accounting degree. But our degree will make you more attractive to employers than most. Why? Because at Lakeland, you won’t just learn how to crunch numbers. You will get out of the classroom and apply your knowledge in a real-world setting. And that’s exactly what employers want to see on a resume.

Come to Lakeland, and your out-of-class accounting journey will include:

A required internship, that we will help you land, that’s worth three credits toward your degree The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which involves you preparing actual tax returns for in-need members of the Sheboygan community (our accounting students prepared more than 500 returns in 2013) Field trips to renowned corporations, such as Kohler Co. Required job shadows of local accounting professionals, that we will help set up Four-year course plan ... [-]

Bachelor in Economics

Ohio Wesleyan University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Delaware

If you choose to major in Economics, you'll take courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, research methods, international and comparative economics, and an integrative senior seminar. [+]

Bachelor in Economics

Economics is a social science that deals with making choices when resources are scarce. In addition to being used in business, economics is used to help the development of lower-income nations, aid nations dealing with problems of unemployment, figure out the best way to improve the environment, understand why consumers buy what they buy, and explain what determines people's income.

About the Major

If you choose to major in Economics, you'll take courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, research methods, international and comparative economics, and an integrative senior seminar. You will be well-prepared to begin your career or work toward an advanced degree. And if you are considering graduate work, you'll want to include substantial work in mathematics.... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

Slippery Rock University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Slippery Rock

The Accounting program prepares you for success in the challenging and rewarding field of accounting. The integrated curriculum focuses on developing your accounting skills and knowledge while enhancing your communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills as well as technological proficiency. [+]

Bachelor in Accounting

Learn the language of business.

Prepare for a rewarding career with a major in Accounting at SRU.

Accounting

Offered by: School of Business

The Accounting program prepares you for success in the challenging and rewarding field of accounting. The integrated curriculum focuses on developing your accounting skills and knowledge while enhancing your communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills as well as technological proficiency.

Why Choose Accounting?

As an accounting student, you'll be introduced to a variety of software programs used by accounting professionals that provide realistic application of practices and procedures in an environment that simulates the workplace.... [-]


Bachelor in Mathematics

Anderson University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Anderson

Students in mathematics at Anderson University are taught how to solve problems and see how mathematics changes the way that we look at the world. As a student progresses through the major, students learn how to do complex calculations and the theorems behind these calculations. [+]

Students in mathematics at Anderson University are taught how to solve problems and see how mathematics changes the way that we look at the world. As a student progresses through the major, students learn how to do complex calculations and the theorems behind these calculations.

What classes will I take?

The mathematics major (30 hours) requires Calculus I, II, and III; Linear Algebra, and Problem Seminar. Additional courses in mathematics are chosen to complement the student's mathematics interests and objectives through consultation with the student's department advisor.

Major Requirements

Prerequisites: Students must demonstrate mathematics proficiency in one of three ways... [-]


Bachelor's in Accounting

Cabrini University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Radnor

Major or minor in Accounting while taking core business courses to prepare for your career in accounting or to continue your education.Major or minor in Accounting while taking core business courses to prepare for your career in accounting or to continue your education. You also have the ability to participate in the 4+1 Master of Accounting program: by taking three graduate Master of Accounting courses during your senior year, you can earn your graduate degree with only seven additional courses. Featuring a common business core that integrates the various strategic areas of business and an internship program that integrates classroom theory with practical experience, our Accounting program will prepare you for the next step in your accounting career, whether you’re ready for the professional world or choose to continue your education. [+]

Major or minor in Accounting while taking core business courses to prepare for your career in accounting or to continue your education.

You also have the ability to participate in the 4+1 Master of Accounting program: by taking three graduate Master of Accounting courses during your senior year, you can earn your graduate degree with only seven additional courses.

Featuring a common business core that integrates the various strategic areas of business and an internship program that integrates classroom theory with practical experience, our Accounting program will prepare you for the next step in your accounting career, whether you’re ready for the professional world or choose to continue your education.... [-]


Bachelor in Accountancy (BSBA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Warrensburg

The School of Accountancy within the University of Central Missouri's Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies is committed to providing you with a student-focused, applied accounting education that leads to your professional success. [+]

School of Accountancy

The School of Accountancy within the University of Central Missouri's Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies is committed to providing you with a student-focused, applied accounting education that leads to your professional success.

Endless Career Opportunities

Accountants are financial specialists at the heart of all areas of business. With a degree in Accountancy from the University of Central Missouri, you will be the professional who works with everyone – from individuals and small companies to large corporations, government agencies and non-profits.

Great Job Security

No matter how the economy is doing, companies need accountants. There are more positions than accountants to fill them. This demand for accountants means you will enjoy a starting salary that is higher than other areas in business. This also means you will have numerous opportunities for internships and entry-level positions.... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

International Accelerator
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Boston

As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. [+]

Accounting

Recent Graduate Data

Median Starting Salary: $48,425 At Time of Graduation: 72% Placement

As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. You will receive a well-rounded education in business, as well as specified training in accounting. Supplement your major with a concentration to give you specialized training in an area of interest and to make you more competitive in the job market.

Careers

Accountants are pivotal to the success of every company, particularly in heavily regulated industries and industries with an emphasis on financial transactions. As an accountant, you will have plenty of room for advancement.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Bloomsburg University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Bloomsburg

Bloomsburg University's Department of Economics offers students three tracks — Economics, Business Economics, and Political Economics — to master principles of economics, develop analytical skills and interpret economic phenomena. [+]

Overview

Bloomsburg University's Department of Economics offers students three tracks — Economics, Business Economics, and Political Economics — to master principles of economics, develop analytical skills and interpret economic phenomena.

The diverse curriculum is taught by faculty members holding doctorate degrees from various prestigious institutions who are active in diverse research areas and committed to providing attention to individual student's needs and preparing them for careers in banking, government agencies, and finance, as well as for further study and research in graduate schools.

A program with meaning

The Economics Department in the College of Liberal Arts adheres to the mission of Bloomsburg University — a co-educational institution, serving students of diverse backgrounds from Pennsylvania, its surrounding states, and foreign countries.... [-]


Bachelor's in Economics

Hope College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Holland

We invite our students to engage in an authentic Christian liberal arts education that transforms our expectations of economics and business. We believe this is the best preparation for influencing and transforming business, industry and economic policy in today’s dynamic, demanding and complex world. [+]

Authentic, rigorous and consequential Christian liberal arts education in economics and business.

We invite our students to engage in an authentic Christian liberal arts education that transforms our expectations of economics and business. We believe this is the best preparation for influencing and transforming business, industry and economic policy in today’s dynamic, demanding and complex world.

We provide a rigorous focus on the foundations of economics and business with appropriate specialization... at the right time and for the right reasons. We ensure that students understand theoretical and applied concepts in business and economics in shaping their analytical, problem-solving and creative abilities. We provide opportunities to explore areas of focus with our majors and tracks in a way that doesn’t force a false urgency to specialize too early in your education.... [-]


Bachelor in Financial Mathematics

Wilson College
Campus September 2019 USA Chambersburg

Integrating the study of actuarial sciences, business finance and mathematics, financial mathematics prepares students for lucrative and rewarding careers in banking, investment management, venture capitalism, insurance and risk management. [+]

A calculated path to career success

Wilson College is one of the few colleges in the United States to offer an undergraduate degree in financial mathematics/actuarial sciences. This select program trains students to apply the abstract math principles learned in the classroom to real-world scenarios that affect the financial world. Students use their analytical skills to tackle issues encountered in world markets, corporate-level enterprise, small businesses and even our personal bank accounts.

Careers in business and finance

Professionals entering the job market with strong quantitative skills and finance-related expertise continue to be in strong demand. With the program’s small class size and attentive professors, students gain confidence to aspire to leadership roles in corporations, nonprofit institutions, and government entities.... [-]


Bachelor in Actuarial Science

Assumption College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Worcester

Do you spend time carefully evaluating risks? Is a decision or investment worth the potential outcomes? If this sounds like your personality, a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Assumption College might be the perfect fit. [+]

Do you spend time carefully evaluating risks? Is a decision or investment worth the potential outcomes? If this sounds like your personality, a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Assumption College might be the perfect fit.

Actuaries use training in mathematics and economics to solve business problems involving risk and are highly sought after because of their multidisciplinary background and strong quantitative skills. The Department Mathematics, Computer Science and Actuarial Science are excited to announce a new major in actuarial science. This rigorous major requires students to take courses in mathematics, economics and business studies. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the first two Actuarial Exams sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).... [-]