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Economics, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Valdosta, GA, United States
The Economics program of Valdosta State University prepares students for a variety of careers in government and in the private sector. Economics majors may also choose to pursue graduate studies in areas such as law, business, urban planning, journalism and more.
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Overview

What you'll learn

Students in the Economics program of Valdosta State University gain an understanding of the economic processes that provide the foundation for business, political and social behavior. Students learn about macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts, develop quantitative skills to solve economic problems, and hone their ability to make predictions and formulate economic forecasts. The program stresses the importance of critical thinking skills, effective oral and written communication, and the application of knowledge to solve business problems. 

Careers

  • Business Forecaster
  • Business Journalist
  • Commodities Analyst
  • Commodities Trader
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Researcher
  • Government Analyst
  • Government Forecaster
  • Government Researcher
  • Investment Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Lawyer
  • Loan Officer
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Real Estate Investor
  • Secondary School Business Teacher
  • Securities Broker
  • Venture Capitalist

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:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics for Economists
  • Public Finance and Fiscal Policy
  • Sports Economics
  • International 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

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application 
  • English Proficiency
  • Submit official transcripts from high school and/or all college(s) attended; only sealed, official academic records will be accepted
  • A completed Certificate of Finances statement guaranteeing that the student will have a minimum of $36,124.00 (for nine months) available for personal and educational expenses
  • Completed medical form. VSU requires that prior to registration all students present proof of two vaccines for measles and on for mumps and rubella; a tetanus booster within the last ten years; proof of disease or immunization for varicella (chicken pox); and, if under the age of 19 at time of enrollment, proof of hepatitis B series immunization
  • All international students must purchase the VSU medical insurance plan for students to cover the cost of medical treatment while in the United States
  • A copy of the student's passport/visa must be emailed to the Office of Admissions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2185 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Valdosta

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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