If you are interested in pursuing a career in business, corporate finance, banking, insurance or investment companies, Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) Colangelo College of Business offers the Bachelor of Science in Finance And Economics degree. This economics and finance degree program takes the topic areas that will be important to a career in this field and explores each in depth.
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 In the Finance And Economics program at the Grand Canyon University , you study international trade and finance, and explore the interrelationships between the international monetary environment and financial planning for corporations with overseas operations.


The Bachelor of Science in economics and finance degree coursework includes areas such as finance, economics, statistics, financial and managerial accounting, marketing, investments and portfolio management. 

Through the coursework, you also focus on business and leadership skills, addressing the areas of servant leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.After you complete the Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics degree, you may opt to further your education. 

GCU offers a variety of master's degrees in business, including a Master of Business Administration (MBA), an MBA with an Emphasis in Finance and a Master of Science in Leadership.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Marketing mix and marketing concepts
  • Microeconomic, macroeconomic and international economics topics
  • Accounting cycle and the construction of financial statements
  • Use of managerial accounting data in the decision-making process
  • Legal and ethical issues of concern to business
  • Individual and group behavior in organizations
  • Practical application of descriptive and inferential statistics in business
  • Fundamentals of business finance

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. 
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. 
  • If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • National

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester 
  • Online: $470 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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