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Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Golden, CO, United States
The Economics program of Colorado School of Mines is designed to bridge the gap that often exists between economists and managers, on the one hand, and engineers and scientists, on the other.
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Overview

All Mines undergraduate students are introduced to economic principles in a required course, and many pursue additional course work in minor programs or elective courses. The courses of the Economics program of Colorado School of Mines introduce undergraduate students to economic and business principles so that they will understand the economic and business environments, both national and global, in which they will work and live.

Program Objectives

In addition to contributing toward achieving the educational objectives described in the CSM Graduate Profile and the ABET Accreditation Criteria, the educational objectives of the undergraduate program in economics and business are:

  • To provide students with a strong foundation in economic theory and analytical techniques, taking advantage of the mathematical and quantitative abilities of CSM undergraduate students
  • To prepare students for the workforce, especially in organizations in CSM’s areas of traditional strength (engineering, applied science, mathematics and computer science), and for graduate school, especially in economics, business and law

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 include:

  • Calculus for Scientists and Engineers
  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Principles of Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Probability and Statistics For Engineers
  • Differential Equations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • We will accept unofficial copies of your high school transcript in English
  • Applicants whose native language is not English (identified by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Public Affairs) must provide evidence of English language proficiency
  • Mines does not require SAT/ACT results for international students unless you are planning to play a NCAA sport
  • If you wish, you may submit a personal statement essay with your application to explain special circumstances in your life that have affected you or your education
  • Letters of recommendation are not required for admission to Mines as an undergraduate but can be included in support of your application for admission
  • Providing proof of financial resources is only required if you are admitted to Mines

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Golden

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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