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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Berea, SC, United States
A rewarding, in-demand career field, economics studies how humans make decisions given the influences of environment, social customs and culture, and politics.At the Baldwin Wallace University we offer a bachelor degree in Economics.
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Overview

Baldwin Wallace University’s major in Economics is a comprehensive, versatile program that blends practical experience with coursework in statistics, macroeconomics and microeconomics.

You’ll learn to apply economic models and concepts to decision-making. You’ll develop skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, quantitative reasoning and strategic planning.

It offers outstanding preparation for graduate and professional schools, teacher education and workplace opportunities.

Strong academics, individual attention and faculty mentoring are at the forefront of the major.

You’ll learn from professors who are researchers, scholars and conference presenters.

BW economics faculty have garnered international teaching experience through Fulbright Awards, sabbatical leaves and as volunteer instructors in South and Central America, Eastern Europe, Northern Africa and Asia.

Career Opportunities

A master's or doctoral degree is typically required to perform higher-level economic analysis for some fields. Economists may be employed by government agencies and banking, corporate and international organizations. Employment areas include:

  • Education
  • Accountancy
  • Diplomatic service
  • Insurance
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Management consultancy
  • Market/social research
  • Politics
  • The World Bank

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Curriculum

  • Offered as a major and minor, economics is an outstanding companion field of study for mathematics, social sciences, sustainability, business and international studies, among other disciplines.
  • Courses in economic theory are balanced with other courses for which economics is applied to specific domestic and international issues. 
  • Economics majors are exposed to computer techniques and applications in statistics and economic research. Independent study and seminar classes are made available to juniors and seniors.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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