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Bachelor of Science in Economics General Institute Requirements (GIRs) Summary of Subject Requirements
As of July 2014, the School of Economics has 733 students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Economics programme. The intake of students comprises A-level students, polytechnics graduates, and international students. A number of students are recipients of scholarship awards such as The Li Ka Shing Scholarship, SMU Scholarship, NOL Scholarship and Foreign Student Endowment Scholarship.
The Course XIV Program leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Economics. In addition to fulfilling the 17 General Institute Requirements1, an economics major must take the following subjects2: - 14.01 Principles of Microeconomics - 14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics - 14.04 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory - 14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics - 14.30 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics (or 6.041/6.431, or 1.010, or 18.600) - 14.32 Econometrics - 14.33 Econ. Research & Communication - Thesis (14.33 is a prerequisite.)3 - 60 units of Economics Electives (or five full subjects)
Bachelor of Science in Economics degree through BU MET
Effective August 28, 2013, the Bachelor of Science in Economics — formerly an offering of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs — will be administered by the College of Humanities and Sciences. Current students will continue to be advised by the Wilder School through the fall semester of 2013. For more on transition related services, read our .A Bachelor of Science in Economics requires TEN ECONOMICS courses, at least half of which must be taken at Tulane. Students are strongly encouraged to complete Economics 1010 and 1020 in their freshman year. They are also encouraged to complete Economics 3010 and 3020 by the end of their second year.The Bachelor of Science degree in economics is designed for the student interested in going to graduate school in economics or a closely related field. It requires the minimum amount of preparation in economics and mathematics required to be successful in graduate study. Students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in economics are strongly urged to double major in economics and mathematics.The Bachelor of Science in Economics builds on an analytical business foundation and develops the student's ability to apply economic reasoning and analysis to economic, business, and policy issues.