Bachelor of Arts Major in Economics and BS in Applied Corporate Management
Degree Codes: Program- ABEC2 Plan – AB-ECO/APC
This program combines the fields of economics and corporate management to equip students with the skills to understand and apply economic theory and developmental policy to real world problems encountered within a corporate environment. The applied corporate management program aims to provide students with both theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the various aspects of corporations. 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 16 trimesters to finish the program. To successfully complete the program, students should be able to hurdle 243 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 finish three practicum courses. Three course electives in economics designed for those who belong to the applied economics track as well as specialized applied corporate management elective courses are required.
Updated: July 24, 2013