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Economics and Finance, BSBA

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, MA, United States
 Students receive a thorough grounding in the techniques of financial and economic analysis with a focus on optimal use of resources in both the public and private sectors on this Economics and Finance program from American International College.
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Overview

This Economics and Finance program of study from American International College, gives students a thorough grounding in the workings of the modern economy through the study of economic theory –micro and macro– and specific topics in economic analysis including public finance, labor economics, and the science of business decision making.

It covers all of the key topics in modern finance and applies them to investment strategy, corporate resource allocation, the financial markets, and international finance.

Learning Outcomes 

  • The following are learning outcomes for successful completion of the economics and finance major. Students will be able to:
  • Understand the global context of finance and economics: financial markets, firm structure and performance measures, money and banking, and the economics of decision making
  • Use the tools of economic and financial analysis to understand the root cause of business problems and formulate workable solutions
  • Apply technical skills – spreadsheets, ratio analysis, return on investment, and statistical tools to evaluate economic and financial information
  • Use written and oral communication skills to convey financial information to audiences of both financial professionals and the lay public

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    AIC reviews applications on a rolling basis. Once a complete application is received a decision is typically made within two weeks.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Communications
  • Business Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics 
  • Managerial Finance
  • Finite Mathematics 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript
  • Standardized test scores (optional)
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Personal statement (optional)
  • English proficiency
  • Activities summary
  • Personal interviews

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38220 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38220 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 1020 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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