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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Whether you’re analyzing policies from Washington or studying anthropology, your expertise in Economics is a kind of skeleton key, opening doors all over. You'll explore a variety of options, from journalism to working as an industry/economic analyst. The program is delivered by Saint Mary's College.
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Overview

The Economics program at Saint Mary's College blends valuable classroom instruction from faculty who bring extensive real-world business experience with an abundance of opportunities to apply what you learn in real, meaningful ways. Economics majors undertake internships with a multitude of companies, both paid and for academic credit. Additionally, the Department of Business sponsors guest speakers and seminars on campus to give insight to the role and future of women in business processes.

The program curriculum covers all aspects of business adminitration, plus aspects of economics, including macroeconomics, microeconomics, and economics in labor, international, and public sector. In your senior year, you’ll take the BBA comprehensive examination.

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 Macroeconomics 
  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Senior Economic Seminar 
  • Statistical Application 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 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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