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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Norman, OK, United States
An Economics major from University of Oklahoma is useful in preparing students for careers in the business world as well as graduate study. The exposure to economic analysis (theoretical and empirical) makes economics majors attractive to many job recruiters and graduate schools because of the exposure to rigorous analytical thinking.
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Overview

Economics Undergraduate Program

The skills taught to economics majors provide a solid foundation and preparation for many business occupations. Occupations that attract students with these kinds of skills include consulting firms, commercial banks, oil companies, investment firms and utility companies. 

Economics majors from University of Oklahoma  are also attractive to various branches of the federal, state and local governments. These agencies offer extensive employment opportunities for undergraduate economics majors. For example, the Departments of Agriculture, Labor, Commerce and Treasury are the biggest federal employers of economics majors. At the state level, Corporation Commission, Office of the State Treasurer, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of Commerce are among the major recruiters. Other big recruiters of economics majors include the Federal Reserve Banks and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.Economics majors are very well-suited and prepared for advanced degrees in economics, business, and law school. Many law school representatives believe that economics is one of the best and most desired pre-law majors because of the analytical training and logical thinking involved in the discipline. Also, a growing number of universities offer joint degrees in law and economics. The wide ranges of theoretical, analytical and empirical courses offered ensure that our undergraduate program equips students with the skills to successfully pursue advanced degrees in economics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economic Game Theory
  • International Trade Theory
  • International Finance Theory
  • Government Relations-Business
  • Labor Problems
  • Econometric Analysis
  • Economics as a Social Science
  • Economics-Money & Banking
  • Behavioral Economics 

 

 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit either the OU Application, Common Application, or Coalition Application. This includes a $40, non-refundable application fee for domestic applicants.
  • Official high school transcript that reflects at least six semesters of work completed and includes your GPA computed on an unweighted 4.0 scale and your class rank
  • Official test scores to us through ACT and/or The College Board. Your test scores may also be included on your official high school transcript
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official copies of any AP or CLEP test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27727 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27727 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Norman

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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