Bachelor of Arts major in Economics
Degree Codes: Program- ABECO Plan - ABECO

The AB Economics program is designed to equip students with knowledge in economic theory and skills for undertaking economic analysis. The program is designed for students who prefer a multidisciplinary approach to economics. It is for those who are keen in understanding how economic analysis is relevant in explaining and resolving pressing economic issues of social importance. Students are expected to: understand the importance of formal economic and econometric modeling frameworks and strategies emphasizing on the increasingly dominant role of mathematics and logic, achieve effective communication in conveying the essential aspects of economic policy and its implications through applied research, develop problem solving skills needed for business and integrate the core La Sallian values to transform oneself into a vital resource for God and country.

It takes 9 trimesters and 1 summer term to finish the program. To successfully complete the program, students should be able to hurdle 162 units of formal academic coursework as well as comply with the academic requirements set by the two departments. Aside from this academic requirement, students will take up 12 units of non-academic subjects mainly in the interest of enabling a wholistic student development. Students in this program need to write two independent theses that conform with standards prescribed by each department. Students are also required to undertake practicum work in any private corporation or government entity and must demonstrate research ability by writing a research paper. Three course electives in economics designed for those who belong to the economics track are required.

Bachelor of Arts major in Economics

Updated: July 24, 2013