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Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

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  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • Submit official, translated transcripts from secondary schools and colleges/universities that have been attended.
  • Letters of Recommendation are suggested, but not required.

English requirements

  • TOEFL: 79-80 (iBT), 213 (Computer-based TOEFL)
  • IELTS: 7 or better
  • PTE: 53
  • or successful completion of ELS Level 112

Course Information

As an economics major, you’ll learn how human beings engage and employ the material wealth of the world. Our powerful, values-based curriculum will enable you to understand how the world actually works—and help you to make it a better place.

Get ready for your choice of fascinating careers

The economics major is outstanding preparation for rewarding careers in a wide variety of professional settings, including banks, corporations, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and start-up companies. You’ll learn to make rational, evidence-based decisions, to act thoughtfully as a consumer and citizen, and to participate effectively in the global economy. In small classes, you’ll work side-by-side with an outstanding faculty that includes Fulbright scholars, successful authors and top-level corporate leaders. Brennan offers two majors in economics: the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree and the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. The latter is for student interested in interdisciplinary study or a second major.

More ways to learn, on campus and beyond

Extensive practical experience is built into our economics curriculum. Brennan’s practicums and internships draw on Chicago’s vast corporate resources. We make our connections your connections, so you can test drive your dream job in the real world. You’ll dive deep into the ethical and legal implications of business practices. To gain a global economic perspective, you can choose from among study abroad programs on four continents. You may even qualify for our first-rate Accelerated MBA Program—a pathway to a completed MBA in just one additional year of study.

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  • ECON 101 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 102 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 340 - International Economics
  • ECON 342 - Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 343 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • BETH 301 - Business Ethics
  • QUAN 201 - Business Statistics

Complete at least four courses from the following:

  • ECON 341 - Econometrics
  • ECON 440 - History of Economic Thought
  • ECON 441 - American Economic History
  • ECON 442 - Labor Economics
  • ECON 443 - Sports Economics
  • ECON 490 - Special Topics in Economics
  • FIN 323 - Financial Markets & Institutions

Complete two courses from the following options:

  • Economics courses at the 300 level or above.
  • Finance courses at the 300 level or above.
  • MATH 230 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH 261 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
  • MATH 262 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
  • MATH 270 - Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 280 - Introduction to Differential Equations
  • Political science courses at the 200 level or above
  • Sociology courses at the 200 level or above
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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance - USD $1999 per year

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