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.

 

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.Sc. In Finance And Economics

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

In this Bachelor of Science in economics and finance program, you study international trade and finance and explore the interrelationships between the international monetary environment and financial planning for corporations with overseas operations.

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Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Economics

If you are interested in pursuing a career in business, corporate finance, banking, insurance or investment companies, Grand Canyon University’s (G.C.U.) Colangelo College of Business offers the Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics degree. This economics and finance degree program takes the topic areas that will be important to a career in this field and explores each in depth. In this Bachelor of Science in economics and finance program, you study international trade and finance and explore the interrelationships between the international monetary environment and financial planning for corporations with overseas operations.... [-]


Bachelor in Financial Enterprise Systems

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Tampa

Financial enterprise systems (F.E.S.) is a challenging program involving the application of enterprise system concepts to analyze the business process needs of organizations, with emphasis on the on the finance industry.

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Bachelor in Financial Enterprise Systems

NEW MAJOR AND MINOR

Begins Fall 2013

Financial enterprise systems (F.E.S) is a challenging program involving the application of enterprise system concepts to analyze the business process needs of organizations, with emphasis on the finance industry. Today, the cross-functional nature of business processes requires a holistic view of the modern organization. The integration of finance, accounting, and other important business functions is analyzed in this major. Demand for professionals knowledgeable in enterprise information systems, business technology, and finance is expected to rise given the evolving nature of leading organizations worldwide.... [-]


Actuarial Science

International Accelerator
Campus September 2018 USA Boston

The Actuarial Mathematics program offers a well-balanced curriculum in applied mathematics with advanced preparation for the actuarial profession. [+]

Actuarial Mathematics

The Actuarial Mathematics program offers a well-balanced curriculum in applied mathematics with advanced preparation for the actuarial profession. It boasts a dedicated group of faculty experienced in passing actuarial exams offered by the professional societies and recognized by the insurance industry. Auburn University is accredited by the Society of Actuaries to offer courses to satisfy the Validation by Education Experience (V.E.E.) requirements in Applied Statistical Methods, Corporate Finance, and Economics.

What is an Actuary?

Actuaries bring a complex future into focus by applying unique insight to risk and opportunity. Known for their comprehensive approach, actuaries enable smart, more confident decisions.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Grand Rapids

The mission of the Economics Program is to foster critical, reflective, informed, and empowered participants and citizens, who understand cause and effect in the realm of economics. Through a range of courses and activities the Economics Program offers crucial academic exposure to the study of economics and real-world examples. [+]

Why Study Economics?

The mission of the Economics Program is to foster critical, reflective, informed, and empowered participants and citizens, who understand cause and effect in the realm of economics. Through a range of courses and activities the Economics Program offers crucial academic exposure to the study of economics and real-world examples. The department also offers students non-classroom opportunities to participate in economic projects and experiences.

The Economics Major and Minor are among the fastest growing on campus. Since 2013 the number of Majors and Minors has increased from 1 to over 40! The Economics program at AQ features courses which are heavy in quantitative analysis, helping students meet the demands of the 21st century job market. A degree in Economics has one of the highest starting salaries for new job entrants among all business degrees. An Economics degree can prepare you for work in private and public sectors, as well as provide a great foundation for those looking to continue their education at the graduate level. How We're Different Economics is a hot commodity–the economics program at Aquinas has seen the number of economics majors skyrocket by 1,800% from 2013 to 2015. Learn how economics provides answers to sustainability problems in an environmental economics course. It’s all about measurement! Take econometrics to acquire the quantitative skills applicable to real world analysis. Consciously Catholic and Dominican: faculty lead the way in integrating economic analysis with the ethical insights of Catholic Social Teaching. Have fun debating the brilliant ideas and ghastly... [-]

Statistics

University of South Carolina
Campus September 2018 USA Columbia

The statistics department has a mission of teaching, research, and service, which we fulfill through graduate and undergraduate instruction, cutting-edge research, and expert consulting. [+]

Data plays a huge role in our everyday lives. In addition to studying the science of data, students work with our Statistical Consulting Laboratory providing advice to government, industry, and academia.

In 2010, we celebrated our 25th anniversary as a department in the College of Arts & Sciences. It has been an eventful quarter of a century because statistics – the science of data – has become increasingly important as modern society becomes more data and information driven.

Indeed, statisticians are in great demand today in various work settings, including pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, market research firms, financial service companies, government, industry, and education.... [-]


Finance

Auburn Global
Campus Full time 4 years May 2018 USA Auburn

The objective of the finance curriculum is to develop the specialized finance knowledge, techniques, and skills necessary for successful placement in finance related positions. [+]

The objective of the finance curriculum is to develop the specialized finance knowledge, techniques, and skills necessary for successful placement in finance related positions.

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 the subareas of real estate and risk management and insurance. The program will allow students the opportunity to develop not only the specialized knowledge of finance, but also the professional presentation and use of such knowledge through oral and written communication. Students enrolled in the finance program also complete the College of Business core curriculum designed to provide the broader understanding of the entire business organization including accounting, economics, management and marketing. ... [-]


Degree In Financial Administration

Universidad Tecmilenio
Campus Full time 8 semesters July 2018 Mexico Culiacan Guadalajara Monterrey + 2 more

Develops financial solutions that contribute to the success of a company and investors. [+]

Graduate Profile

By graduating from the Financial Management career, you are able to:

Select fi nancial solutions suitable for companies, using instruments and services from fi nancial institutions and intermediaries. Design financial plans that contribute to the optimization of fi nancial structures and levels of profitability of companies and individuals. Manage fi nancial resources using instruments that provide money, capital and derivatives markets. Carry out the financial valuation of an organization to collaborate in merger and acquisition processes. Manage investment portfolios to maximize the profitability of investors. Evaluate investment projects to support decision-making processes. Contribute to the creation of wealth in companies, through the efficient administration of fi nancial resources and investment in productive projects. Advise companies to maintain, recover or increase their financial viability. Labor Field ... [-]

Bachelor's in Accounting

Cabrini University
Campus Full time September 2018 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 Accounting

California State University Bakersfield
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bakersfield

The CSUB accounting program helps prepare students for a variety of career opportunities in public accounting, private accounting, and governmental accounting. It also helps prepare students for various professional certifications, including the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications. See an advisor for more information about this program. [+]

The CSUB accounting program helps prepare students for a variety of career opportunities in public accounting, private accounting, and governmental accounting. It also helps prepare students for various professional certifications, including the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications. See an advisor for more information about this program.

Requirements

Students must complete these 8 courses:

ACCT 2350* Business Law ACCT 3000 Intermediate Accounting I ACCT 3010 Intermediate Accounting II ACCT 3030 Managerial Accounting ACCT 3600** Accounting Information Systems ACCT 4000 Advanced and International Accounting ACCT 3250 or Fundamentals of Tax - Individuals ACCT 3260 and, Fundamentals of Tax - Business ACCT 4080 Auditing Application All prospective students must apply through CSUMentor, the California State University website designed to help students through each phase of their application process. CSUMentor is also a great way to begin planning for college and to keep track of your academic progress. Many college planning resources are available on CSUMentor. A standard, non-refundable fee of $55.00 applies (fee waivers are available for those who may qualify). Application Process for First-Time Freshmen Check to be sure you meet the Admission Requirements for First-Time Freshmen. Submit an application to CSU Bakersfield through CSUMentor, the online admissions portal for all CSU campuses. A $55 non-refundable application filing fee is required, but fee waivers are available if you qualify. Students interested in applying to the Educational Opportunity Program, (EOP) should complete their EOP application on CSUMentor after they have submitted their application... [-]

Bachelor of Accounting

Lakeland University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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 of Economics

University of Regina
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Canada Regina

University of Regina offers a major and Honours major in Economics, a major in Economics and Society, a joint Economics and Business Administration major, a joint Economics and History major, joint Economics and Geography major and Honours major, a BSc major and BSc Honours major in Economics and a joint BSc in Statistics and Economics. The Department also offers a Certificate and minor in Economics. [+]

Bachelor of Economics

Economics is the study of how societies deal with the economic problem - providing for the economic well being of their citizens. Each society has to decide what goods and services to produce (and how many of each), which methods to use to produce those goods and services, and to whom to distribute these goods and services once they are produced. The approach of economics is to emphasize the role played by rational, self-interested economic agents.

Studying economics provides a solid preparation for a wide variety of careers in the private and public sectors. Recent economics graduates have secured employment in a variety of government agencies as Research Officers/Analysts, in banking and finance as Investment Services Officers or Financial Analysts, as well as becoming successful law students.... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

Maryville College
Campus Full time 19 - 20 hours September 2018 USA Maryville

The Minor in Accounting is designed to supplement a student's preparation in a major field. It provides additional depth in the field and background for further study. [+]

Accounting Why study Accounting at MC?

The Minor in Accounting is designed to supplement a student's preparation in a major field. It provides additional depth in the field and background for further study.

The minor in Accounting is not open to students majoring in Finance/Accounting.

To be eligible to take the CPA exam, an individual must have earned a degree from an accredited college or university and complete a total of 150 semester hours with certain designated hours in accounting and in business.

Several universities offer Master of Accountancy programs tailored for liberal arts college graduates; the admission standards of these programs require no additional accounting courses beyond what is offered through the accounting minor at Maryville College. Students interested in accounting, who have completed a Maryville College degree and accounting minor requirements may be eligible for the 15-month Master of Accountancy program available at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville upon completion of 3 additional accounting courses at UT in the summer following graduation.... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

Anderson University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Anderson

The accounting major is designed to provide a knowledge base in both financial and managerial accounting. Accounting courses expose the student to a broad perspective of accounting needed for management responsibility within a company, in the field of public accounting, and for studies in a graduate program. [+]

The accounting major is designed to provide a knowledge base in both financial and managerial accounting. Accounting courses expose the student to a broad perspective of accounting needed for management responsibility within a company, in the field of public accounting, and for studies in a graduate program.

The major provides coursework that helps prepare students for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam and the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

Indiana and most states require individuals to have completed a minimum of 150 hours of college credit to be eligible to take the CPA exam. Accounting majors who plan to enter the public accounting field are strongly encouraged to complete at least 150 hours before they complete their college education. Resources are available to make it possible for students to design their 150 plan and to complete it in eight or nine semesters (with some summer school).... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Green Bay

The systematic study of economics helps one to better understand this complex system of markets, enterprises (profit-motivated, government, and private, not-for-profit), unions, and many other economic and political interest groups that influence the economy and the role of government. [+]

Economics is everywhere! As workers, consumers, and sometimes business owners all of us have through our daily activities gained some knowledge of how the economy functions. This knowledge, however, is not systematic and precise. The modern economy is an extremely complex system of social institutions. The systematic study of economics helps one to better understand this complex system of markets, enterprises (profit-motivated, government, and private, not-for-profit), unions, and many other economic and political interest groups that influence the economy and the role of government.

Here are a few basic practical questions the study of economics helps one to understand.

Why are wages and salaries so different? Some workers work for $5 per hour while others thousands of dollars per hour. Why does the price of housing different so much across cities? One can buy a very nice house in Green Bay for $200,000. That very same house would cost five or ten times more in many parts of the east and west coasts. Why do airfares differ so much for the same flight? For example, on a flight from, say, Chicago to Los Angeles in economy class, some people are paying a $200 fare while others are paying $800. ... [-]


Bachelor in Economics (BSBA)

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

At its roots, the study of economics provides a foundation for understanding the motivation of individuals and firms as well as the forces that cause growth in living standards, recessions, and inflation. [+]

Bachelor in Economics (BSBA)

At its roots, the study of economics provides a foundation for understanding the motivation of individuals and firms as well as the forces that cause growth in living standards, recessions, and inflation. Whether your interests focus on personal issues, such as understanding the incentives that induce human behaviors, or examining issues of critical social importance, economics is a stimulating, broad-based field with wide-ranging employment opportunities.

Students are required to complete courses in accounting, computer information systems, management, and marketing. This extensive training makes it possible for our graduates to target a wide variety of employment opportunities or continue their education in graduate school.... [-]