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Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
The Economics program of Eckerd College is a flexible program that offers students a solid foundation in economics and the ability to pursue a variety of related interests. Our students have used this combination to build unique educational experiences, preparing themselves for work and graduate school.
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Overview

A student majoring in the Economics program of Eckerd College will develop an understanding of economic theory and have the chance to apply it to practical and real life situations. The competencies achieved in the economics major are the ability to:

  • understand and explain general economic phenomena;
  • analyze and evaluate economic policy proposals;
  • analyze, synthesize and integrate economic ideas;
  • communicate effectively, in both oral and written form;
  • do quantitative research, using a statistical computer package;
  • engage in library research; and
  • conceive, plan and execute an independent quantitative research project.

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 of the Environment
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Leadership: The Human Side of Economics
  • Economics of Labor Markets
  • Natural Resource 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:

    6.5

    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.

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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

  • Common Application or Eckerd College application
  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript and/or G.E.D. results
  • Admission Recommendation Letter
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47044 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47044 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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