8010000200 Distance Learning in BA Economics
The Bachelor of Economics (BEc, BEconSc, BA(Econ), BSc(Econ), BSSc(Econ) or BBA(Econ)) is a three-year academic degree in the social sciences encompassing both literal and quantitative courses. Typical mandatory courses for the degree include, but are not limited to: microeconomics, macroeconomis,econometrics , economic statistics, history of economic thought and political economy.
Some universities offer undergraduate degree students the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of economics, such as: applied economics, financial economics, mathematical economics and political economy..
An honours Bachelor of Economics (H.B.Econ.) degree is a four-year degree and is taken subsequent to the three-year Bachelor of Economics. The degree consists of a single-year full-time program. The degree requires more academic courses with a researched thesis component and is an abridgement between the undergraduate program and the postgraduate programs including the: Master of Financial Economics, Masters in Agriculture economics,Masters in Devolopmental Economics and Masters in intyernational economics.
Students of economics find employment in national and multi-national corporations, financial institutions, unions, all levels of government and agribusiness. Economists participate in strategic pricing, cost analysis, marketing research, statistical forecasting and the evaluation of social programs.
Students interested in economics may choose to pursue the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics or the Bachelor or Arts degree in Business Administration with a buissness economics concentration. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics requires fewer business courses, allowing greater opportunity to study economics as a social science. Both degrees provide a good foundation for advanced studies in business, economics, law, public administration and environmental studies.
Eligibility: Anyone with a pass in senior secondary can apply for the course. Required percentage for the program is a minimum of 55%.