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Faculty of Economy and Business

Economics

Bachelor in Business, Management, and Economics with a concentration in Economics

Department

Levels

Duration

Degree

Economics and Finance

Bachelor

4 Years

SUNY

Department

Levels

Duration

Degree

Economics and Finance

Bachelor

4 Years

SUNY

Department

Economics and Finance

Levels

Bachelor

Duration

4 Years

Degree

SUNY

Introduction

General Remarks 


The objective of the major is to stimulate students intellectually; to immerse them in worlds of learning; and to graduate them as citizens with strong written and oral communications skills, the capacity to research, criticize and reflect, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Upon successful completion of the Economics program of studies the students will be able to:
• Demonstrate abstraction capacities to balance the simplification models against the relevance in problem-solving
• To demonstrate the ability to work from assumptions and to make logical arguments
• Identify and recognize relationships between different economic variables and to present them in the aggregate model
• Show an understanding of the global issues
• Integrate the knowledge’s acquired in other sciences like mathematics, statistics finance, computing, management, econometrics etc. to create a better perspective for the economic forecasting
• Pursue postgraduate studies in advance directions of Applied Economics. 

Details

1

4 Years


General Education – 34 credits
All students must complete the SUNY/ESC general education requirements.

Course

Credits

1

*Composition I (TOEFL score > 530)

3

2

*Composition II (pre: Composition I)

3

3

*College Algebra

3

4

*Trigonometry

1

5

*Environment and Economics (pre: Composition I)

3

6

*Social Science course (pre: Composition I)

3

7

*US History II

3

8

*World History I or II

3

9

*Other World Civilizations

3

10

*1 Humanities course

3

11

*Art course

3

12

Computer Applications

3

UNYT Concentration Prerequisites – 57 credits

Course

Credits

1

*Statistics I (pre: Algebra)

3

2

*Statistics II (pre: Statistics I)

3

3

*Calculus I (pre: College Algebra & Trigonometry)

4

4

*Calculus II (pre: Calculus I)

4

5

*History of Economic Theories and Systems (pre: Intro to Micro & Macro)

3

6

Advanced Finance (pre: Corporate Finance)

3

7

*Probability and Statistics (pre: Calculus II)

3

8

*Introduction to Microeconomics (pre: Composition II)

3

9

*Introduction to Macroeconomic (pre: Micro)

3

10

*Economics of E.U (pre: Macro)

3

11

*Social & Economic Development (pre: Macro)

3

12

Financial Accounting (pre: Composition I)

3

13

Managerial Accounting (pre: Financial Accounting)

3

14

Corporate Finance (pre: Composition II, Managerial Accounting)

4

15

*Money & Banking (pre: Macro)

3

16

*Advanced Research & Writing (pre: Composition II)

3

17

*Introduction to Speech Communication

3

18

Business Information Systems (pre: Managerial Accounting)

3

Foreign Language(s) and Electives – 5 credits
Electives may be taken at UNYT and /or ECS. Recommended:

Principles of Management
Cost Accounting

Empire State College Concentration Courses – 32 credits

Course

Credits

1

*Intermediate Microeconomics (pre: Micro, Macro, senior status)

4

2

*Intermediate Macroeconomics (pre: Micro, Macro, senior status)

4

3

*Industrial Economics (pre: Micro, senior status)

4

4

*Public Economics (pre: Micro, Macro, senior status)

4

5

*International Economics (pre: Micro, Macro & Calculus I)

4

6

*Econometrics (pre: Statistics II & Calculus I)

4

7

*Applied Economics: Modelling and Forecasting (pre: Econometrics)

4

8

ESC elective OR Internship OR Senior Project (pre: upper senior status)

4

Electives (4 credits)

1.

Risk Management (pre: Corporate Finance and upper senior status)

4
2.

Investing (pre: Corporate Finance, Money & Banking and upper senior status)

4
3.

Investment Banking (pre: Corporate Finance, Money & Banking and upper senior status)

4
4.

Project Management (pre: Principles of Management and senior status)

4