Mission

The Economics Major is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the principles and institutions governing economic decisions made by Households, Businesses and Governments. This type of knowledge combined with studies in related areas, provides an appropriate background for employment in financial and non-financial business firms and governmental agencies. It also provides a solid basis for graduate study in economics, business and public administration, international studies, urban planning and law.

Total Credits
90
Apply Before
January 2018
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Program Educational Objectives

Consistent with the Faculty mission, the Bachelor of Science in Economics at Notre Dame University-Louaize provides a combination of academic rigor and career preparation. The program emphasizes undergraduate study in a liberal arts education environment. It maintains a high standard of education through a continuously revised curriculum. It prepares students for either future graduate studies or for a variety of careers in the private and public sectors. The program provides students with a challenging educational experience that enhances innovation, competence and sense of social responsibility, while offering an equal chance for all students.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program graduates will be able to:

Goal 1: General Skills:

  1. 1.Use technology and statistical packages to analyze data;
  2. 2.Employ analytical tools for reasoning and socially responsible decision making;
  3. 3.Apply effective written and oral communication skills;
  4. 4.Utilize basic research tools to writing reports;

Goal 2: Economics Specific Skills:

  1. 1.Understand the principles governing economic decisions;
  2. 2.Devise economic policies to solve economic issues;
  3. 3.Use critical thinking in analyzing economic situation;
  4. 4.Analyze the functioning of the economy in a global environment.

 

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (6cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (15cr.)
Fall Semester I (15 cr.)
ACO 201 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
STA 210 Statistics for Business and Economics 3 cr.
ECN 211 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
LAC 6 cr.
Spring Semester Year II (15cr.)
 
Spring Semester I (15)
ACO 202 Principles of Accounting II 3 cr.
ECN 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
MAT 204 Mathematics for Business and Economics I 3 cr.
CSC 216 Computer Programming I 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester Year II (15cr.)
ECN 323 Intermediate Macroeconomics Analysis (MR) 3 cr.
ECN 308 Quantitative Analysis 3 cr.
Major Electives 3 cr.
LAC  6cr.
Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)
ECN 314 Applied Econometrics and Time Series 3 cr.
  Major Electives 6 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Free Electives 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (13cr.)
ECN 450 Research Methods 2 cr.
ECN 482 Internship 1 cr.
Major Electives  6 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Free electives 3 cr.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

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