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Learning Objectives


Bachelor of Science - Economics
  • Identify the role of supply and demand in a market economy.
  • Identify the necessary conditions for market economies to function well.
  • Discuss market system advantages and pricing.
  • Understanding of the economic role of government policy and the Federal Reserve
  • Define and analyze economic problems using algebraic and statistical methods.
  • Identify the benefits and costs of a global economy.

Bachelor of Science - International Trade and Finance
  • Identify the role of supply and demand in a market economy.
  • Identify the necessary conditions for market economies to function well.
  • Discuss market system advantages and pricing.
  • Understanding of the economic role of government policy and the Federal Reserve.
  • Identify policy options and their effectiveness.
  • Understanding importance of international relations to trade and finance.

Master of Science
  • Understanding of economic theory and econometrics.
  • Apply econometric tools to problems encountered in government and business.
  • Capable of reading the professional literature.
  • Develop professional writing and presentation skills.

Doctor of Philosophy
  • Comprehensive knowledge of economic theory and econometrics and a specialized area within economics.
  • Capable of reading professional literature.
  • Conduct original research.
  • Develop professional writing and presentation skills.
  • Prepared to teach economics on the university level.
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