Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics major in Financial Economics and Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Degree Codes: Program- BSAE2 Plan – BSAE-F/MGT
This program combines the disciplines of financial economics and business management to equip students with the skills to apply economic theory to an understanding of financial markets and financial decision-making and how firms adapt to the macroeconomic and microeconomic environments. Students under this program will learn skills in financial analysis and effective business management. It is quite suitable for students who are interested in pursuing a career in management with a strong focus on financial management.
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.
It takes 12 trimesters and 1 summer term to finish the program. To successfully complete the program, students should be able to hurdle 240 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 for their wholistic 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.
Updated: July 24, 2013