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BS in Economics

Shorelight - University of Central Florida, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

April 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,000

Course Accredited By

AACSB

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
The Bachelor of Science in Economics is designed for students who wish to receive specialized training in Economics within a broad liberal arts education.
  • Flexibility to select from a variety of courses allows students to customize their education to their personal interests and career goals. An Economics degree provides skills and training for careers in business, law, government, politics, teaching, research, and a variety of other areas. This degree also provides a strong foundation for future graduate studies in business, economics, law and public administration. Successful completion of this program leads to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Economics. Not eligible for a double degree with the BSBA in Business Economics.

Enrollment Cycles

  • April 2023
  • July 2023
  • November 2023

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms C or 7 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Uganda General Certificate of Education Level
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms E/5 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCSE criteria
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

 

Plan of Study

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 1101 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAC 1105C - College Algebra Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ECO 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Cultural and Historical Foundation (GEP) Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Freshman Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 1102 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ECO 2023 - Principles of Microeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • SPC 1608 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAC 2311C - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Credit Hours: 4 hrs

Social Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

  • Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)
  • STA 2023 - Statistical Methods I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Cultural and Historical Foundation I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Science Foundation I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ECO 3101 - Intermediate Microeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • ECO 3203 - Intermediate Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Cultural and Historical Foundation II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Science Foundation II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • STA 4163 - Statistical Methods II Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • Social Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credits Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credits Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Economics Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • Typical cost for two semesters $30,000 
  • Tuition $17,000
  •  Housing $7,000 
  • Dining $4,000 
  • Other $2,000

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