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Economics, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
Simply put, Economics program from Alma College is the study of how people, organizations and societies use their resources.
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Overview

Economics is a social science, concerned with identifying the predicted outcomes of different choices. And it isn’t just about money. Economists apply economic analysis to study crime, marriage, divorce, health, addiction, sports, voting behavior, presidential elections, and much more. 

Your Economics courses at Alma College will include the study of labor, land, investments, markets, money, and production. By applying historic and modern economic theory at the individual, societal, corporate, and governmental levels, you will gain the tools you need to:

  • Use critical and logical thought to solve problems
  • Identify, collect and analyze quantitative data
  • Present ideas effectively, both in writing and public speaking

Career

The alumni profiles tell you the stories of three recent alumni who have found successful careers in financial services, healthcare and the federal government. But economists do a variety of things.

For example, in business, economists often analyze economic conditions, make forecasts, offer strategic planning initiatives, collect and analyze data, and predict exchange rate movements. In government, economists collect and analyze data, monitor international economic situations, research monetary 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Game Theory
  • Introduction to Game Theory
  • Readings in Economics
  • Quantitative Methods

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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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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