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Economics, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Utica, NY, United States
You’re good (no, great) with numbers. You think logically and pay attention to detail. You’re interested in the way the economy affects society, and you thrive  under pressure. Economics from Utica College may be the major for you.
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Overview

Utica College's Economics program integrates theoretical and practical economics with broad liberal arts training, providing students with the value-added skills to succeed in a range of professional environments. Part of UC's Business and Economics department, the economics major offers hands-on learning across a variety of disciplines within the department, with excellent facilities - including a full-featured trading room - and opportunities for internships.

Economics is the study of the production, development, distribution, and management of wealth and of the dynamics of economic interactions between individuals and groups. Economics majors at UC study advanced economic theory, completing their work with a semester-long senior project research paper, focusing on a contemporary social or economic issue.

Career Opportunities

There is a demand for those who are broadly trained in the liberal arts without sacrificing the firm foundation of depth in analytical thinking. This program also provides the basis for graduate work in economics and law, or for training for high executive positions.

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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: 

  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Statistics 
  • Managerial Economics 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Money and Banking 

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

    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.

  • 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

  • Official transcripts (mark sheets) of all secondary and post secondary academic work along with an explanation of the grading system (in English)
  • Tests of English language proficiency
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Offical examination results for school finishing or leaving examinations
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21560 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21560 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Utica

  • 854 - 1870 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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