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Economics, Bachelor

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Memphis, TN, United States
The Economics program at the Rhodes College states that the study of economics, through its emphasis on logical and quantitative analysis and communication skills, serves as excellent preparation for students interested in careers in business, law, medicine, government, non-profits, and international relations, as well as in academic roles. 
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The Economics program at the Rhodes College will help you to learn more about jobs that are available to individuals graduating with a degree in Economics. Economics is also a suitable major for those considering graduate study including programs in economics (MA, applied doctorate, PhD), law, and medicine.

International Internships

The Morelle Legg International Internship for Women 
This scholarship is awarded every one to two years to a female junior major in the Department of Commerce and Business or the Department of Economics to allow her to obtain work experience in a foreign country during the summer following her junior year. 

The selection committee considers factors such as overall and major grade point average, completion of relevant business courses, and language skills in evaluating candidates. This is a merit-based scholarship funded by an anonymous donor.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Topics in Economics
  • Readings in Economics
  • Statistical Analysis for Economics and Business

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • In addition to the application for admission, first-year students must submit an official high school transcript, standardized test scores (SAT or ACT), a secondary school report, a teacher evaluation, and a midyear report. 
  • In addition to submitting the same application supporting documents as all other first-year students, home-schooled students must submit the results of two SAT Subject Tests from areas other than English or mathematics. 
  • Academic Record. A student’s academic record is of primary importance in the admission selection process. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50250 USD/year
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  • National

    50250 USD/year
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  • In-State

    50250 USD/year
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Living costs for Memphis

  • 955 - 1590 USD/month
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