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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pensacola, FL, United States
The B.A. in Economics from University of West Florida is typically of interest to students with strong academic credentials and a desire to make a difference by helping to shape policy in a wide range of areas in society. Economics majors will develop conceptual and analytical skills for making policy-oriented decisions based on analysis of fundamental resource allocation issues.
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Overview

Economists may address fundamental policy issues such as these and others within narrower fields such as health care, agriculture, education, crime, politics, urban and regional development, law, history, energy, and the environment, among many others. The B.A. in Economics is structured to provide the opportunity for students to earn minor degrees in many of these specialized fields.

Career

Economists work in a broad range of policy areas and address questions such as the following: What is the best way to fight environmental pollution? What is the appropriate role of government in economy? What rules should govern trade among nations? What is the appropriate economic policy for developing and increasing immigration? What are the effects of tax cuts, budget deficits, and welfare policies on the overall economy? 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Business and Economic Forecasting 
  • International Trade and Commercial Policy 
  • Money and Banking
  • Introduction to Mathematical Economics
  • Business and Economic Forecasting
  • International Trade and Commercial Policy
  • Economics Internship
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Natural Resources Economics

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • 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.

General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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