Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics major in Industrial Economics
Degree Codes: Program - BSAEC   Plan - BSAEC-IE


Rationale

The applied economics major in industrial economics program is designed to equip students with knowledge in economic theory and the basic skills needed for undertaking economic analysis. The program is for those who are interested in understanding how economic analysis can be applied to resolve issues and problems encountered in a corporate or business environment. Students will learn the importance of formal economic and econometric modeling frameworks and strategies emphasizing the increasingly dominant role of mathematics and logic. They will develop the ability to communicate the essential aspects of economic policy and its implications through applied research, develop problem solving skills, and integrate the core La Sallian values into one’s life. Aside from incorporating mathematical and logical rigor, the curriculum encompasses important fields like corporate planning, financial economics, industrial organization, international trade and finance, money and banking, and other fields directly relevant to the business world.

It takes 9 trimesters and 1 summer term to finish the program. To successfully complete the program, students should be able to sucessfully complete 159 units of formal academic coursework as well as comply with other academic requirements set by the department. Students will also have to take up 12 units of non-academic subjects for their wholistic development. Students in this program need to write a thesis that conforms with standards prescribed by the department. Students are also required to undertake practicum work in any private corporation or government entity.

Course Descriptions

Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics major in Industrial Economics

Updated: July 29, 2013