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A bachelor's degree is a hallmark of higher education. It is given to those who dedicate three to seven years studying a specific program. A bachelor's degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences.

The purpose of Economics is to study how scarce goods are distributed and consumed. It studies markets, businesses, pricing or consumers in its realm of microeconomics. And it covers fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment or monetary policy in macroeconomics. Good economists are increasingly important in order to prevent and improve economical situations of different sectors and industries.

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Bachelor in Economics

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tampa

Economics is the science of decision-making. The discipline includes the study of production, exchange, and consumption of material goods and services. It involves the study of local, state, national [+]

Bachelor in Economics

Economics is the science of decision-making. The discipline includes the study of production, exchange, and consumption of material goods and services. It involves the study of local, state, national, and international institutions and the policies that these private/government organizations develop to achieve particular goals. It includes analysis of both national and international macro indicators and studies the flows of goods and services both inter- and intra-nationally. The application of economic concepts to formal decision-making at the individual, institutional, and societal level is embedded into the curriculum (principally through the field/elective courses). Finally, economics is a science, and as such, it possesses a statistical foundation from which economists are able to test hypotheses related to the human behavior.... [-]


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 of Economics

Lane Community College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene

Economics is often described as a social science that seeks to analyze and describe the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. Economics is often described as a social science that seeks to analyze and describe the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Lane Community College offers the lower division major and general education courses needed for students pursuing an Economics degree. The general education and major courses in the Transfer Guide meet the requirements for the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree. [-]

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 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 of Commerce in Business Administration: Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Windsor

At Odette, we believe that a business degree is only as good as the opportunities it opens up for you to reach your career goals. That’s why our Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) program provides you with an integrated foundation in all areas of business while fostering development of problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. [+]

The Odette BComm “BComm” what you want to be. At Odette, we believe that a business degree is only as good as the opportunities it opens up for you to reach your career goals. That’s why our Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) program provides you with an integrated foundation in all areas of business while fostering development of problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. In your first and second years, the curriculum provides you a broad introduction to business and intensive training in communication and group dynamics. Your third and fourth years will provide you with the flexibility to focus on your specific areas of preference – including Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Management Science, Marketing, and Strategy and Entrepreneurship. Also, if you wish, you can extend and deepen your education to include specialized training in Economics or Information Technology through joint programs with the Departments of Economics and Computer Science. Or, you may opt for a Co-operative Education program that combines academic semesters with work-term placements. In addition to being structured and student-centered, our BComm curriculum emphasizes international content and the use of a variety of individual, group, interactive, and experiential learning techniques. You will also benefit from extensive student support through tutoring and one-on-one advising. Concentrations in Business Eligible business students may elect to concentrate in one of six areas of business. To be accepted into a concentration, a student must have achieved a certain grade in that concentration’s gate-in course(s). To successfully obtain the concentration, a student must successfully complete all the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce degree and must achieve a certain average grade for courses in the concentration and a certain grade in the concentration’s cap-stone course. Although concentrations will not be formally recognized on transcripts or degrees, the Odette School of Business will provide students with documentation indicating that they have successfully obtained their particular concentration. Students who have selected a concentration will normally be given course registration priority in their area. Note: Students registered in the Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates program will be able to complete a concentration only by taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Depending upon the concentration, students registered in the Honours Business Administration and Computer Science (co-op and non co-op) or the Honours Business Administration and Economics programs may not be able to complete a concentration without taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Finance at Odette The Finance discipline is designed to prepare you for managerial careers in corporate finance, financial consulting, investment, and financial institutions. The courses studied offer in-depth analysis of all the major facets of finance, including how capital and financial markets operate, portfolio management, and how to manage corporate assets. As a finance student, you will have free access to the state-of-the-art Odette Financial Markets lab facility, home to numerous finance class labs, Bloomberg certification courses, financial seminars, conferences, and several other resources. Possible careers include: Financial Analyst, Broker, Investment Banker, Insurance, and Pension Management. Concentration in Finance A concentration in finance will provide you in-depth education in all the major facets of finance and is your best preparation for managerial careers in corporate finance, financial consulting, investment, and financial institutions. Certificate & Recognition Please note the Odette School of Business offers Honours degrees in Business Administration. Concentrations at the Odette School of Business are not printed on your degree; instead you will receive a separate certificate after graduation. Students registered in the Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates program will only be able to complete a concentration by taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Depending upon the concentration, students registered in the Honours Business Administration and Computer Science (co-op and no co-op) or the Honours Business Administration and Economics programs may not be able to complete a concentration without taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Accounting at Odette The Accounting discipline is designed to prepare you for a career in either public or private accounting. With a strong mix of theoretical and practical concepts, you will be provided with the maximum possible exemptions for the educational requirements to attain certification from CPA Ontario. Should you pursue a discipline in Accounting, you are not bound to practice accounting in their careers or even pursue a designation. Many students go on to work in governmental organizations, not-for-profit agencies, and many other business sectors and industries Individuals considering a mid-career change into the accounting field might consider our Post Graduate Certificate in Accounting program which is specifically designed to enable students with previous university degrees to complete the requirements necessary to begin their pursuit of a CPA designation. Possible careers in public accounting include: Auditing, Management Advisory Services, and Tax Services. Possible careers in private accounting include: General Accountant, Cost Accountant, Budgeting, and Internal Auditor. Concentration in Accounting Certificate & Recognition Please note the Odette School of Business offers Honours degrees in Business Administration. Concentrations at the Odette School of Business are not printed on your degree; instead you will receive a separate certificate after graduation. Students registered in the Bachelor of Commerce for University Graduates program will only be able to complete a concentration by taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. Depending upon the concentration, students registered in the Honours Business Administration and Computer Science (co-op and no co-op) or the Honours Business Administration and Economics programs may not be able to complete a concentration without taking additional courses beyond those required for their degree. [-]

Bachelor in Economics

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. 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. Questions on a broader level include the following: - Why are countries such as the United States so rich while others are so poor? Workers in the poorest countries of the world earn only about 10 cents per hour. - What can be done to improve their standard of living? And even in rich countries such as the United States, 12 to 15 percent of the population lives in poverty. - What can be done to improve the lives of the poor? - Why is it that some countries at times have had inflation rates of 10,000 percent or even more than one million percent per year whereas others tend have inflation rates of one or two percent. - Why is it that the unemployment rate fluctuates from year to year and sometime economic recessions and depressions arise? - And can the government successful fight high unemployment? If so, how? - Economics used to be called “political economy” and for good reason. Most political issues are linked, directly or indirectly, to economics. Resources are scare and political choices must be made. Should more or less money be spent on the military? Or should more resources be devoted to health care, education, a cleaner and more sustainable environment, and so on? Should the legal minimum wage be raised? Should taxes be raised or lowered? But there are many taxes. For example, there is the personal income tax, the payroll tax, the corporate income tax, various sales and excise taxes, tariffs, and inheritance taxes, to name a few. Any tax changes will have different impacts on the efficiency of the economy as well as the distribution of income and wealth. In short, there are an endless number of questions that voters and politician must decide on. Consequently, studying economics helps a person become a more informed voter. Finally, studying economics will help a person make better economic decisions throughout their life. Two key questions of personal finance are very relevant to everyone. Throughout your life you will faced with choices with respect to various kinds of insurance products. But there are many kinds of insurance: auto insurance, health insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, etc. The costs and benefits of these insurance products require significant economic knowledge. Moreover, studying economics will greatly help you make better saving and investment decisions. Again, these are rather difficult decisions but good saving and investment decisions can greatly increase your wealth. For example, the yearly income of the average American household is about $52,000. If a household can save some $8,000 per year and invest this amount in broadly diversified investments in 30 to 40 years their wealth is likely to range from $500,000 to $1.5 million. One must note, however, that economics as a discipline is far broader than the economy itself. At the most fundamental level, economics is the study of human choices and behavior grounded on the crucial assumption that humans choose with a purpose and consequently respond to incentives, economic and noneconomic. Consequently, in recent decades economics has become increasingly interdisciplinary. Economists have increasingly made important contributions in many other social and behavioral sciences including history, sociology, political science, and geography. Likewise, the methods and insights of other disciplines have been increasingly introduced into economics. Psychology is most prominent in this respect. Indeed, just a few years ago a leading psychologist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Moreover, an examination of the Nobel Prize contributions over the last several decades shows that approximately 40% of the winners have received their award for research clearly outside the conventional boundaries of economics. [-]

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. [+]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. 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 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. [+]

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. [-]

BA Law and Economics Hons

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Law and Economics offers you the opportunity to study two areas of great significance in contemporary society in a three-year programme which combines the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Economics (taught by [+]

Bachelors in Economics in North America 2017. Law and Economics offers you the opportunity to study two areas of great significance in contemporary society in a three-year programme which combines the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Economics (taught by our highly ranked and regarded School of Economics). As a student on this programme you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about legal issues, and an understanding of economic principles relevant both to global developments and everyday life. Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. Economics at Kent has received consistently high scores in the National Student Survey having been ranked in the top 5 in all of the last 5 years. [-]

Economics & Finance Major

Barney School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA West Hartford

A solid base in economics and finance is a valuable background for any business professional. Economics and finance also provide a strong foundation toward graduate work in economics, business, public administration, law, and international trade. Careers in economics and finance include governmental or business consulting, stock and bond market trading, banking, or international business... [+]

A solid base in economics and finance is a valuable background for any business professional. Economics and finance also provide a strong foundation toward graduate work in economics, business, public administration, law, and international trade. Careers in economics and finance include governmental or business consulting, stock and bond market trading, banking, or international business. Each student's program may be developed with his or her career goals and objectives in mind. Economics/Finance Club The Economics/ Finance Club is an organization of students majoring in economics and finance, but open to all students. The club sponsors guest speakers, faculty/student events, field trips and an awards banquet. Junior and Senior Years Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis Managerial Economics Investment Analysis International Finance Internship Two elective courses (six credits) should also be selected in consultation with an advisor from the list below. The Economics of Public Policy Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets conomic Growth and Development International Economics Economics of the City Cases in Finance Intermediate Finance Portfolio Management Real Estate Finance Financing a Small Business Financial Mathematics Applied Financial Analysis and Investments [-]

Degree In Economics

ITESM - Campus Ciudad de Mexico
Campus Full time 9 semesters July 2017 Mexico Monterrey

He is a professional with a strong background in mathematics. He specializes in solving problems in various areas: international trade policy, economic development, regulation of competition between companies, determination of optimal taxation, management of the exchange rate, evaluation of investment projects and operation of the stock market, all related to the best use of physical resources, financial and human resources in the corporate, government, social and financial sectors for the benefit of society. [+]

This description corresponds to the program taught here in Mexico City Campus. He is a professional with a strong background in mathematics. He specializes in solving problems in various areas: international trade policy, economic development, regulation of competition between companies, determination of optimal taxation, management of the exchange rate, evaluation of investment projects and operation of the stock market, all related to the best use of physical resources, financial and human resources in the corporate, government, social and financial sectors for the benefit of society. The economy is a fundamental science for understanding, managing and solving economic and social dilemmas that we face every day as a nation, company or individual within a global environment. To analyze and investigate the economic problems and propose alternative solutions best professionals with knowledge of economic theory and quantitative and qualitative skills are required. In a globalized, changing and uncertain environment, economics is concerned with understanding and solving the problems of production, prices and employment affecting countries, regions, companies and citizens. Additionally, the economy affects economic growth, social welfare, equity, sustainable development and the links between our country and abroad. In the private sector the economy race provides strategic insight into the optimal management of resources to generate a better insertion in an increasingly competitive market that will allow the company to obtain an efficient performance. In the public sector the economy through public policy design, supports society in formulating clear rules of the game and inclusive markets and society interact in a coordinated manner for the common good. The race's degree in Economics from ITESM distinguishes itself by providing a solid foundation in economic theory and a multidisciplinary, technological and ethical approach to education, through which entrepreneurial skills, leadership and social research are developed. By studying the career of Economics at the Tecnologico de Monterrey you will have a training that allows you to make strategic, innovative and interdisciplinary economic problems for society to reach higher levels of economic development responses. These responses are emerging as actions that denote a multicultural, interdisciplinary and innovative vision on the major economic, political and social issues of our time. ... [-]


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 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.... [-]