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Bachelor in Economics, including business

Allegheny College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Meadville

The Department of Economics offers students a program that requires a balance of theory and application in its curriculum. The offerings are a combination of theory courses, quantitative work, and a number of field courses that are also accessible to non-majors and minors. It is a program designed to provide a liberal educational foundation for citizen and voter, for advanced study in Economics, or other professions, and careers such as international affairs, law, business, finance, education and public policy. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. Bachelor in Economics, including business Economics, a social science, studies the production, distribution, and consumption of products and services. The scarcity of human, natural, and other material resources requires that these activities be well-directed to enhance the general welfare of the global population. In the process of learning how human societies could accomplish such goals, economics has come to include a core of widely accepted general theory, techniques for using data to test hypotheses and draw inferences, and skills that are often refined by experience in the application of theory to particular problems. Like many related disciplines in a liberal arts curriculum, Economics emphasizes oral, written, and quantitative methods in courses and seminars. The Department of Economics offers students a program that requires a balance of theory and application in its curriculum. The offerings are a combination of theory courses, quantitative work, and a number of field courses that are also accessible to non-majors and minors. It is a program designed to provide a liberal educational foundation for citizen and voter, for advanced study in Economics, or other professions, and careers such as international affairs, law, business, finance, education and public policy. Major and Minor Programs Major Foundation courses build a base of theoretical knowledge and quantitative skills. Elective courses allow students to apply theories to study economic and financial phenomena. The Senior Project integrates knowledge and skills acquired in all previous courses. Majors must complete at least 48 semester hours in economics. Double majors and self-designed majors are encouraged. Minor Completion of at least 24 semester hours. Track in Business Economics Designed for those planning management careers, business economics applies the sophisticated tools of economics and quantitative analysis to business decision-making. Students electing this track focus their economics major with coursework in accounting, introductory and advanced managerial economics, statistics for managerial economics, and electives such as corporate finance, environmental and resource management, and economics of entrepreneurship. Department Facts Key Allegheny Benefits Excellent foundation for graduate study in a wide variety of fields: law, business, economics, government. A solid grounding in a lifetime’s knowledge of America’s place in the world economy, its policy issues, and complex social and economic problems. Analytical and reasoning skills developed through such quantitative methods as statistics and models and their applications. Effective oral and written communication skills, developed in seminar-style classes and independent research. Allegheny Distinctions One of the few undergraduate liberal arts programs to offer a special emphasis in Business Economics: finance, accounting, and much more. Close interaction with faculty: in seminars, during Senior Project research, and through research assistantships. Balance of theory and application in curriculum: opportunity to study business economics (finance and accounting) in a liberal arts framework. Practical ‘hands-on’ experience through internships and study tours (see Experiential Learning). Both mainstream and alternative approaches to economics presented in courses representing a broad range of economic areas. Small classes, especially in quantitative areas. Independent research skills, developed through Junior Seminar and Senior Projects, demonstrating to employers and graduate schools the ability to complete a major original assignment. Since 1920, the Department has ranked in the top 12% among private, undergraduate institutions in production of eventual Ph.D.s in economics. Cutting edge, technology-based learning in the new Robert Maytum Computer Lab. Endorsements “Senior level courses I took at Allegheny have prepared me very well for my first year in graduate school.” – graduate student, University of Illinois “When it came time to interview [for graduate school] in my senior year, I was confident. The academic environment was intense, with many students on the graduate school track, and I enjoyed that.”- Kevin Baird ’84, vice president, Federal-Mogul Corp. Facilities Strengths Computers: a departmental lab operates on a “student clock” and is open evenings and weekends. It provides various statistical, business, and word processing software on powerful machines, printers and plotters. “Smart classroom”: a new networked classroom enables instructors to integrate traditional teaching methods with new technological advances in the economics field. Student Research and Special Projects Every Alleghenian completes a Senior Project in his or her major field-a significant piece of original work, designed by each student and a faculty advisor, which proves to employers and graduate schools the ability to complete a major assignment, to work independently, to analyze and synthesize information and to write and speak persuasively. Recent Senior Projects “The Carbonated Soft Drink Industry – A Case Study” “Decision-making Under Risk and Uncertainty and a Defense of Graham and Dodd” “A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of U.S. Life Insurance Companies, 1960 to 1990” “Incentives to Interest Rate Capitalization in International Debt Rescheduling” “An Exploration of Portfolio Insurance” Learning Outcomes for Economics Majors Students who complete an economics major are able to: 1. Think critically and creatively A. Explain the basic elements of economic models. B. Identify important economic actors, organizations, and institutions in an economy and describe their role and impact. C. Understand and interpret statistical measures and techniques 2. Communicate clearly and persuasively as speakers and writers A. Use the spoken and written word, graphs, and mathematics to present economic phenomena and arguments. 3. Invoke multiple ways of understanding to organize and evaluate evidence, and to interpret and make sense of their experiences and the experiences of others. A. Evaluate multiple economic arguments and multiple sources of evidence. 4. Apply their knowledge and learning to engage in informed debate and to analyze and solve problems. A. Propose and model economic hypotheses. B. Collect relevant data for use in qualitative and quantitative research methods C. Evaluate economic arguments and policy proposals using empirical methods. 5. Enter post-graduate life prepared to respond to a wide variety of business situations effectively in order to achieve positive outcomes – also known as business acumen. [-]

Bachelor in Administration and Management

Universidad Panamericana Campus Guadalajara
Campus Full time July 2017 Mexico Guadalajara

The Bachelor's program in Administration and Management is a professional program designed to improve society, generating resources and wealth through corporate goverance and management, or through Family Business Management. The program aims to foster entrepreneurship, preparing future business leaders with the particular humanistic and business formation which characterizes Universidad Panamericana. [+]

The Bachelor's program in Administration and Management is a professional program designed to improve society, generating resources and wealth through corporate goverance and management, or through Family Business Management. The program aims to foster entrepreneurship, preparing future business leaders with the particular humanistic and business formation which characterizes Universidad Panamericana. PERFIL DE INGRESO Students who are interested in preparing to be Managers and want to potentiate their strategic vision and technical capabilities through managerial work and involvement in organization development. Business focus to choose from: Corporate Are you interested in learning about the different factors involved in efficient business management? Would you like to learn the correct tools for delegating responsibility? Are you looking for quality managerial development? Are you interested in developing knowledge and skills in management, corporate governance, and strategy? Family Business Do you want to be able to identify the variables which emerge in the present and future of a family business? Are you looking to grow and consolidate a Family Business? Do you want to acquire the tools needed for managerial succession of a Family Business? PERFIL DE EGRESO Vision: Create and or develop new business opportunities. Knowledge Identify business opportunities, develop and implement them within a business Start up new projects for a new business or within and established business Understand the guidelines that set the course of the financial and economic activities of a company Skills Business Leadership Decision making: Analyze all aspects High capacity for communication and negotiation Strong interpersonal and social skills Attitudes Innovation Ethical commitment Spirit of service According to the profile, you will also acquire the following: Corporate Create companies Be a protagonist and a change agent in the organization where you work Positions: Management or senior executive levels Business: Local, national, multinational and international Hold a strategic and holistic view of the most important areas of administration Family Business Create, give continuity to, or develop family businesses Make a positive influence on society by generating greater economic value with an international perspective Have the tools to carry out a succession plan for a family business VINCULACIÓN Our students have participated in internship programs in companies such as: Grupo Aeropuertario del Pacífico (GAP), KDM Logistics, Deloitte, Consultores de Negocios SC, among others. There is also the possibility of carrying out internship programs or service learning within a family business, with approval from the program coordinator. CAMPO LABORAL Administration and Management prepares students to carry out business strategy and participate in decisions which will define the future of the family or own business, independently of the position occupied within the organization. The work field can be divided in two areas: Board of Shareholder: a) Graduates can become members of a Board of Directors and Shareholders, where they will have the ability to take decisions to satisfy all parties. b) Likewise, graduates can work as Board members in a family business, in their own business, or in another company. They will be prepared in areas such as corporate governance, or strategic planning, seeking to develop the correct vision for the company. Executive Presidency: A second field of work would be as a CEO, where graduates can take on a more active role, not only in the creation of strategies, but also in their implementation, with a critical view. The program is flexible, depending on the graduate; he or she can opt for other fields of work or areas of involvement. [-]

Economics

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Economics faculty members bring a wealth of professional experience and research expertise to the university. They also pride themselves on being accessible to undergraduate students, and all faculty members play an important role in advising. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. Economics The Faculty Economics faculty members bring a wealth of professional experience and research expertise to the university. They also pride themselves on being accessible to undergraduate students, and all faculty members play an important role in advising. Enrichment The university’s excellent faculty and wide variety of courses have attracted national attention. Students and teachers from around the world will introduce you to a diversity of cultures and viewpoints. You will be able to choose from hundreds of lectures, plays, concerts, and student activities that will make your undergraduate years more rewarding and enjoyable. The Lied Center Series includes the Concert Series, Swarthout Chamber Music Series, New Directions Series, Broadway and Beyond Series, and the Lied Family Series, bringing outstanding performers to the university each year. The university’s proximity to Kansas City will offer you big-city advantages in addition to the small-town atmosphere of Lawrence. The Department The research interests and areas of expertise of the faculty members of the Department of Economics range from broad theoretical and policy applications to economic history to theoretical statistics. The professional experiences of members of the faculty include consultation to the World Bank and research and consulting connections to the Institute for Public Policy and Business Research. Job Opportunities Students who pursue economics degrees at our university have found employment in a wide variety of industries, reflecting the broad appeal of an econ major (or minor). [-]

Bachelor in Economics (BSBA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. Whether your interests focus on personal issues, such as... [+]

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. About the Faculty Economics classes at UCM are taught by dynamic, experienced, and nationally recognized faculty members who provide personalized attention for each student. These faculty members bring diverse training and work experiences to the classroom and are actively engaged in economic research. This research, which includes environmental aid, labor market analysis, valuation of sports teams and investigations of statistical methodologies, along with involvement in professional organizations, places the faculty at the forefront of their respective fields. Student Involvement Students pursuing an economics degree have access to a variety of campus organizations and events. The Department of Economics, Finance, and Marketing sponsors the Economics Club which promotes social interaction between students and faculty. In addition to on-campus activities, students are encouraged to complete an internship in economics in order to gain greater practical skills and insight during the completion of the undergraduate degree. Special Facilities The department's offices are housed in the Dockery Building. Classrooms, however, are located in the state-of-the-art Ward Edwards Building, which includes a large computer lab, group computer rooms, group and individual study rooms, student organization offices, and common areas for students. Classrooms are equipped with up-to-date computer hardware and software. Placement Training in economics will give you practical skills and many career choices. An economics degree or background is ideal for students planning for careers in the following areas: research analysts for private corporations such as banks, financial service institutions, and insurance companies; consultants for management, data processing, and health care firms; and analysts for government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Studies show that the average compensation for graduates holding an economics degree is higher than all other undergraduate fields except engineering. UCM's Office of Career Services assists students in finding employment throughout the academic year. Recent graduates have landed a variety of positions in diverse settings including: Ph.D. programs and law schools, the Central Intelligence Agency, managerial consultants, financial brokers, and analysts for the state of Missouri. Scholarships & Financial Aid UCM's Student Financial Services Office offers nearly $7 million in merit-based scholarships each year to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, special talents, or potential in a specific field of study. The primary mission of the office is to help students and their families identify and apply for appropriate financial resources to help pay the educational and living expenses they'll incur to attend UCM. [-]

Bachelor in Business Economics

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Cortland

You’ll integrate economic theory and applied economics with an emphasis on management with this unique among SUNY institutions degree. Your course work will be typical of a traditional business administration major but with an emphasis on the development of both technical and analytical skills in a strong liberal arts context. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. You’ll integrate economic theory and applied economics with an emphasis on management with this unique among SUNY institutions degree. Your course work will be typical of a traditional business administration major but with an emphasis on the development of both technical and analytical skills in a strong liberal arts context. Career Potential Economic consultant Management Entrepreneur Policy analyst What Will I Learn? You’ll be able to explore International trade and finance Economic development Money and banking Environmental economics Plus interesting and timely topics related to Government spending Globalization The importance of politics and our economy Concentration Options Environmental Management Financial Management Human Resource Management International Business and Economics Special Features Internships/Cooperative Education Economics Club Study abroad opportunities 4+1 M.B.A. program with Clarkson University Why Study at SUNY Cortland? See the Student Center [-]

Bachelor of Economics

University of Regina
Campus Full time Part time January 2017 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. The Department 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. Why major in economics? Economics asks interesting and important questions Economics studies how consumers, workers and businesses behave, with the goal of providing helpful analysis and advice to private firms, governments and international institutions like the IMF and WTO. Economists believe that individuals and business organizations usually act with an eye to their own self-interest. They use this assumption to predict future market trends, to analyze the relative merits of different possible market structures (e.g. small vs. big business, capitalism vs. socialism), and to advise governments and international bodies about the likely effects of their economic policies (e.g. taxes, unemployment insurance, free trade) upon individuals, industries and whole economies. There are lots of employment possibilities for trained economists Many jobs are available for economists in the public sector, especially in the areas of statistical analysis (Statistics Canada is always looking for economists), monetary policy (the Bank of Canada), public finance (advising municipal, provincial and federal governments on taxing and spending), economic development (advising towns and provinces on the best ways to attract business investment or plan for future expansion), and policy analysis (the very best students have a good shot at prestigious and rewarding jobs with institutions like the IMF, the World Bank and the United Nations). In the private sector, there are plenty more possibilities. Students with a training in economics can also find work as foreign-exchange traders, stockbrokers, financial consultants, auditors, tax analysts, investment advisors, research officers, bank managers, market analysts, labour-relations managers, journalists, and so on. And economics degrees open the door to professional programs in Business Administration, Law, Public Administration and Accountancy. High ranking: One of Canada’s top 10 comprehensive universities. Support is our strength: From the moment we meet you and your family, until the moment you find employment after graduation, we provide personalized services to encourage and assist in your academic and career needs. State of the art facilities: Come and discover our new campus. It is modern, clean and convenient. The U of R is a global community: We are large enough to host students from over 90 countries, yet small enough to give you a more personalized and focused academic experience. You can get to know your professors and faculty members. The student to faculty ratio is 20:1.We Also have many associations that you can get involved with. Check it out! Success for life: Regina is your home away from home! It is safe, affordable and provides a high standard of living. Saskatchewan has an immigration nomination program that is faster than national program and is open to University of Regina graduates. [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

Slippery Rock University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 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. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. 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. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? At SRU, the Accounting program emphasizes learning through research and practical application as you prepare for professional certification exams and careers in public accounting, government, and private industry. You'll further your professional growth through participation in the Student Accounting Society and internship programs thorough the School of Business. CAREERS IN ACCOUNTING Accounting graduates are prepared for the following career opportunities: Auditing Forensic Accounting Private Accounting Public Accounting / CPA Tax Accounting CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Alpha Kappa Psi Finance & Economics Club Student Accounting Society (SAS) [-]

Bachelor in Economics

Muskingum University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA New Concord

Economic forces affect all persons in many ways. Control of these forces depends on an understanding of them, gained through the study of economics. [+]

Economic forces affect all persons in many ways. Control of these forces depends on an understanding of them, gained through the study of economics. Related Areas of Study Accounting Business International Business Mission Statement The mission of the Economics, Accounting and Business Department is to help produce well-rounded members of the business community who understand the necessity of profit balanced by the constraints of ethical conduct, legal behavior, and risk. All four majors in our Department (Economics, Accounting, Accounting-Public, and Business) are designed to provide the tools necessary for our graduates to succeed in both the world of commerce and in graduate degree programs. We seek to challenge our students to objectively analyze economic circumstances, to construct feasible and ethical alternatives, and to make appropriate decisions that balance the welfare of the firm with the overall impact on society. The Economics, Accounting and Business Department mission supports the mission of Muskingum University by providing high quality academic programs in the context of a liberal arts education. We help develop whole persons who can think critically, behave ethically, and engage socially so that they may lead vocationally productive, personally satisfying, and socially responsible lives. [-]

Bachelor's in Economics

Marist College - School of Management
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Poughkeepsie

If you choose a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, you'll start with a solid foundation in both macro and micro economic theory. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. If you choose a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, you'll start with a solid foundation in both macro and micro economic theory. Then you'll move on to studying how economic theory works in environmental, financial, public, and international economies. You'll apply analytical skills to defining business and social problems, understanding the scope and impact of the global economy, , and recognizing the ethical and social issues that are part of policy making. You'll graduate prepared to work in government agencies, management and financial consulting firms, market research firms, environmental agencies, international organizations, and academic institutions. [-]

Bachelor in Economics

Saint Anselm College
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

The Saint Anselm College economics major provides a foundation of both theoretical and applied courses in the area of microeconomics - where the focus is on individual business, consumer and worker decision making, and macroeconomics - dealing with national and global policy affecting economic growth, unemployment and national income distribution. [+]

The Saint Anselm College economics major provides a foundation of both theoretical and applied courses in the area of microeconomics - where the focus is on individual business, consumer and worker decision making, and macroeconomics - dealing with national and global policy affecting economic growth, unemployment and national income distribution. The career opportunities for our economics majors are with business firms, banking institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Economics majors also go on to obtain law degrees, Master's degrees in public policy and economics, and Ph.D. degrees in economics and finance. Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond Freshman Year Conversatio I Language Freshman English (or Science) Microeconomics Conversatio II Language Freshman English (or Science) Macroeconomics Sophomore Year: Economics majors take Business Statistics, Intermediate Micro- and Macro-economics. Depending on their initial placement they will finish their language requirement this semester. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major. Junior Year: Economics majors take 2 or 3 of their economics electives. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). One semester or a full year of study abroad is an option for this year. Senior Year: Economics majors will take their economics electives. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). [-]

Bachelor in Economics

University of West Georgia
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Carrollton

Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science (teaching certification in grades 7-12 available) [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science (teaching certification in grades 7-12 available) Why should I choose UWG's Economics program? Multi-disciplinary programs that cover a broad array of topics Graduates of UWG Economics programs work as market analysts, stockbrokers, bankers, educators, and managers just to name a few fields Provides good preparation for advanced study in business, law, and many other disciplines RCOB academic business programs accredited by AACSB International and are dedicated to preparing responsible, ethical leaders RCOB faculty recognized among leading teachers and researchers in the country and are committed to providing “educational excellence in a personal environment” Students represent diverse cultural, social, and economic groups Are there any special opportunities available? Center for Economic Education Economic Forecast Breakfast Internships and co-op employment opportunities are available to gain valuable experience. (See RCOB Internships and Professional Practice Guidelines) International Finance and Economics Program What can I do after graduation, graduate school and job-wise? Careers Business: Sales, Human Resources, Market Analyst, Forecaster, Financial Analyst Government: Planner, Cost Analyst, Lobbyist Banking and Financial Services: Economic Forecaster, Commodities/Stock Broker Insurance Communication Education - High School Economics and Social Studies Further Education Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Arts (MA) Specialist Degree in Education Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) What kind of student organizations, clubs or honorary societies can I join? Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society] Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) Georgia Council on Economic Education (GCEE) What kind of facilities and equipment will be made available to me? Priority is given to providing a learning environment that prepares students for future success, including maintaining high levels of technology-based equipment in classrooms, labs and specialized learning spaces. Business courses are taught and faculty and staff offices are housed primarily in two buildings on campus: the Richards College of Business Building and Adamson Hall. [-]

Bachelor of Economics & Business

Cornell College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Mount Vernon + 1 more

The ECB program cultivates analytical and quantitative approaches to solving economic problems. Our interdisciplinary curriculum offers a rigorous program in economic theory, applied economics and finance. Cornell’s distinctive One Course At A Time calendar allows us to deepen students’ understanding of economic problems through experiential learning. [+]

Economics & Business (ECB)

The department of economics and business combines two distinct yet related disciplines within the same major: Economics courses explore the choices people make when faced with scarcity, and the rules, laws, and customs governing those choices. Economic reasoning is applicable to many areas of human choices including law, the environment, and personal decision making. Business courses focus on economic decision making within firms. All organizations undertake strategies with limited resources, limited information, and shifting market conditions. Our business program emphasizes how managers make decisions, particularly financial decisions, in the face of such complexity. We believe that a liberal arts approach provides a deep understanding of modern economics and business. Curriculum The ECB program cultivates analytical and quantitative approaches to solving economic problems. Our interdisciplinary curriculum offers a rigorous program in economic theory, applied economics and finance. Cornell’s distinctive One Course At A Time calendar allows us to deepen students’ understanding of economic problems through experiential learning. Graduates Many of our alumni have moved directly into careers in business and government. Some have started their own firms. Others have found the ECB major to be ideal preparation for graduate studies in business or law. We regularly place students in top-rated Ph.D. programs in economics. Partnerships To achieve our goals, our department partners closely with the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy and the Career Engagement Center. The Berry Center provides many exceptional benefits to our students, including support forinternships, off-campus courses, distinguished visitors, research projects, and post-graduate planning. The Career Engagement Center provides innovative and purposeful career development opportunities for Cornell College students, including the Cornell Fellows Program which provides high-level opportunities at companies and organizations throughout the world. Academic SupportIn Cornell’s ECB program, you will be challenged and enabled to succeed. Through the dedicated members of the Economics Honors Society, the department provides tutoring services for all of our introductory level classes. The department also works closely with Cornell’s Center for Teaching and Learning, which offers customized guidance on writing and quantitative skills.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Wheaton College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Norton

Economics provides a framework for answering questions which center on issues of production, and distribution. It provides a way for us to understand the implications of many important events reported daily by the news media. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. Economics provides a framework for answering questions which center on issues of production, and distribution. It provides a way for us to understand the implications of many important events reported daily by the news media. In studying economics you will hone your writing and speaking skills; gain experience in problem solving; and learn how to sort through and analyze the welter of confusing data that the complex global economy generates. You will use some of the latest computer technology not only to gather but also to analyze information. You will have the opportunity to study how global economic forces affect your lives and your career options, and how these forces interact with social structures and cultural norms to affect men and women differently. You will gain a valuable perspective to help you learn from your job and internship experiences. The skills you develop studying economics will prepare you for many different careers from the business world, to government, to finance, to the not-for-profit sector. Studying economics in a liberal arts setting gives you the flexibility necessary to be successful in the uncertain and fast-paced world of tomorrow. It will prepare you to become an active and critical member of society who can contribute to our nation's well-being. The faculty of the Economics Department look forward to working with you to understand some of today's most challenging and important issues. Should you study Economics? Certainly, if you are interested in questions like these: What determines the rate of unemployment, rate of inflation, or rate of growth in a nation's income? Why do women receive roughly two-thirds of men's wages? Can anyone consistently beat the stock market? Does government regulation help or harm the economy? Why are some nations, and individuals, rich while others are so poor? Major requirements The economics major consists of at least 11 semester courses. These include ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics, ECON 102 Introduction to Microeconomics or ECON 112 Microeconomics with BioPharma Applications, MATH 101 Calculus I or another math course subject to departmental approval, MATH 141 Introductory Statistics or MATH 151 Accelerated Statistics, ECON 201 Macroeconomic Theory, ECON 202 Microeconomic Theory and five other economics courses, at least two of which must be at the 300 level and one at the 400 level. Economics courses used to fulfill major requirements may not be taken pass/fail either at Wheaton or elsewhere. An overall average of C in all courses is necessary for completion of the major. Students have developed double majors and interdepartmental majors in art, development studies, English, history, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, Russian studies, sociology and Hispanic studies. Students with particular interests can design an interdepartmental major with the approval of the departments involved, the dean of academic advising and the provost. Independent study and honors work are encouraged. Majors who are considering graduate work in economics are strongly encouraged to take an extensive number of mathematics courses. See the department chair to determine the most appropriate choices. Learning Outcomes To acquire knowledge of economic concepts, institutions, theories and methods and to demonstrate competency in using this information to analyze economic events and to evaluate economic policies. To learn to locate and retrieve economic data and information and to critically interpret this information. To develop and demonstrate economic literacy through discussion and creative synthesis of economics literature, including economic writing that applies and integrates data, uses quantitative tools, employs theoretical models, and develops policy prescriptions. To refine and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills, including logical reasoning and the abilities to apply and interpret quantitative, qualitative, and graphical information in a problem-solving context. To develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively in writing and orally about economic issues, including learning to formulate and present well-organized economic arguments supported by evidence. To develop economics research skills. To gain understanding of economies in a global context. To acquire knowledge of heterodox approaches to economics and to engage in the study of economics in an interdisciplinary context. To develop the capacities and habits of life-long learning that will equip students with the flexibility necessary to be successful in the uncertain and fast-paced world of tomorrow as well as to engage actively and critically with the changing economic issues of society. [-]

BA in Economics

University of Manitoba
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

The study of economics helps us understand our world: wages and employment, economic growth, productivity, wealth and poverty, government budgets and taxation, resource exploitation, business practices, inflation, recession, regional economic differences. In the undergraduate program in economics we study the history and current reality of these issues, and the principles and techniques necessary to gain a sound understanding of the choices and problems facing us during our lifetime. Students earning a general BA degree in economics can take a wide variety of economics courses while still pursuing interests in other fields. The advanced BA degree in Economics provides greater specialization. The Honours program is intellectually stimulating and offers smaller third and forth year classes. [+]

The study of economics helps us understand our world: wages and employment, economic growth, productivity, wealth and poverty, government budgets and taxation, resource exploitation, business practices, inflation, recession, regional economic differences. In the undergraduate program in economics we study the history and current reality of these issues, and the principles and techniques necessary to gain a sound understanding of the choices and problems facing us during our lifetime. Students earning a general BA degree in economics can take a wide variety of economics courses while still pursuing interests in other fields. The advanced BA degree in Economics provides greater specialization. The Honours program is intellectually stimulating and offers smaller third and forth year classes. Degree options B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Economics - 3 years B.A. (Adv.) Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Advanced - 4 years B.A. Minor, Economics Interesting courses Economics of Sports and Leisure Canadian Economic Problems Industrial Relations Economics of the Financial System International Trade Sustainable Development: Issues and Policy Game Theory History of Economic Thought Professional opportunities Government Research Private businesses Non-profit International business Lawyer Journalist What is unique about this program at the U of M? The Department is committed to providing up-to-date education in the core skills that give economics majors a competitive edge in careers where an understanding and analysis of the economy, its institutions, its quantitative indicators, and of economic policy, is desirable. Our BA Advanced Major and the Honours programs provide an in-depth and specialized knowledge of the discipline, as well as an appreciation of the range and nature of the debates and of the contemporary and evolving approaches within economics. The Honours program is especially unique in providing an intellectually interesting, as well as challenging, education to our students. The general major in Economics program provides a broader education that is useful to students interested in completing their degree in three years. The regular Friday afternoon seminar series has been running for 35 years and is the oldest in the faculty. Many faculty members have won recognition for their research at the local and national level. In recent years, we have hired a number of new and enthusiastic faculty members with diverse interests and a commitment to teaching and scholarship. [-]

Bachelor Degree in Economics & Finance

Black Hills State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Spearfish Rapid City + 1 more

A degree in Economics and Finance will give you the tools necessary for solving problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions. [+]

Bachelors in Business and Economics in North America 2017. Bachelor Degree in Economics & Finance Specialize in Economics & Finance Get your business degree from BHSU Are you looking for a career in economics and finance? Black Hills State University has combined those fields together with a new major - Business Administration with a Specialization in Economics and Finance. Many of the challenges facing the nation and world today are either partially or wholly economic in nature. As such, the curriculum of the Economics and Finance major covers major social, political, and economic issues. Whether your goal is investments, consulting, or the corporate setting, a degree in Economics and Finance will give you the tools necessary for solving problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions. Economics & Finance 4 Year Plan BHSU Business Administration with an Economics & Finance Specialization: 4-YEAR PLAN A minor is NOT required with a Business major. The Required Core and Specialization Credits are highly recommended to be taken as listed. This will allow you to fulfill your General Education Requirements for the University and progress through the Business Program efficiently. FRESHMAN YEAR Fall Semester ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I (pre-req for ACCT-211) ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (gen ed) MIS 105 Introduction to Computers (pre-req for MIS 205 & BADM 320) Spring Semester ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II (pre-req for ACCT 310, 430 & BADM 310) ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (gen ed) MATH 281 Introduction to Statistics (gen ed; pre-req for BADM 320, 321, & 425 ) MIS 205 Advanced Computer Applications (pre-req for ACCT 361) SOPHOMORE YEAR Fall Semester BADM 310 Business Finance (pre-req for BADM 411, 413 & 482) BADM 321 Business Statistics II Spring Semester Choose 1: BADM 280 Personal Finance** or ECON 330 Money & Banking** or BADM 411 Investments ** BADM 321 Quantitative Decisions Analysis BADM 344 Managerial Communications JUNIOR YEAR Fall Semester BADM 413 Advanced Corporate Finance* BADM 350 Legal Environment of Business (pre-req for BADM 482) ECON 300/400 Elective - 2 MIS 325 Management Information Systems Spring Semester Choose 1: BADM 280 Personal Finance** or ECON 330 Money & Banking** or BADM 411 Investments ** BADM 360 Organization & Management (pre-req for BADM 482) BADM 407 International Business ECON 300/400 Elective SENIOR YEAR Fall Semester BADM 370 Marketing (pre-req for BADM 482) BADM 457 Business Ethics ECON 300/400 Elective Spring Semester BADM 425 Production & Operations Management BADM 482 Business Policy & Strategy ECON 300/400 Elective Electives - 6 credits Key: *Fall Only Classes ** Spring Only Classes Career possibilities in Economics and Finance What can I do with Economics and Finance? A degree in Economics and Finance opens up many exciting and possibly lucrative career opportunities. Here are some examples of careers you may establish with a degree in Economics and Finance. Bank Management Loan Officer Bank Examiner Commodities/Stock Broker Economic Forecaster Credit Accounting Coordinator Securities Analyst Pension Funds Administrator Portfolio Administrator Commercial Credit Analyst [-]