Department of Economics

The Department of Economics offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) that provides students with a robust and extensive background in Economics through its wide-ranging and interdisciplinary courses. The areas of study in the three-year undergraduate degree range from the role of the government and the effects of public policies to international trade, financial systems, labor market analysis, development economics and trade-offs resulting from the problem of scarcity.


The Degrees we offer

Degree Years Total Credits
B.S in Economics Bacc + 3 94 Credits

Tracks:

The Department of Economics within its bachelor’s degree (BS) offers tracks in Business, Finance, Political Science, and Quantitative Techniques.

Track Total Credits
Business 15 Credits
Finance 15 Credits
Political Science 15 Credits
Quantitative Techniques 15 Credits

BS in Economics

Program Learning Goals and Program Learning Outcomes

PLG 1: Our students will have economic literacy skills. They will be developed in an analytical context as a way to prepare them to become analysts engaged in lifelong learning.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
1.1. Demonstrate knowledge of core economic concepts, models and rationales.

PLG 2: Our students will have analytical, decision making and research skills allowing them to undertake research and infer conclusions.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
2.1. Apply economic knowledge with an analytical perspective through examining data, extracting information and establishing linkages between theory and practice.
2.2. Suggest policy solutions and evaluate their implications.
2.3. Conduct basic research activity articulating analytical and policy making skills.

PLG 3: Our students will have model building skills: they will use mathematical, statistical and econometric tools for rigorous analysis, testing and validation of findings.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
3.1. Utilize basic mathematical, graphical and econometric techniques for economic analysis and economic modelling.

PLG 4: our students will have general soft proficiency skills: they will use communication skills to optimally formulate and communicate ideas in an effective way.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
4.1. Demonstrate effective communication skills verbally using the appropriate language and communication techniques.
4.2. Demonstrate effective writing communication skills using the appropriate language, syntax and scientific terminology.
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