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BS Business Economics2020-08-07T07:25:29+00:00

WHAT IS BS BUSINEESS ECONOMICS?

BS Business Economics is a lively area of study, as its main concern is to focus on the issues that have impact on everyday life. BS Business Economics focuses to give students a sound foundation of the students in the key concepts of the subject and helps them to apply economics in the business arena. This program is designed to provide a firm basis in Economics and Business concepts, and prepare students with abilities that give an edge in the Economics and Business sector. The objective of this program is to provide you a theoretical and practical understanding of the economics decisions taken by business managers, and enhance the ability to analyze the economics and social environment in which these decisions are taken.

WHY AT NIU?

NIU offers the opportunity to undertake variety of courses in Economics. Unlike any other traditional university degree, students are taken to the frontier of the discipline, covering recent research, as well as, other established material. The program includes a wide-ranging and diverse set of innovative topics in the field of Business, Finance and Psychology with an equally its far-reaching application in the practical life. Another unique feature is the availability of professional and practical training in an already established and well-knitted set-up in our sister concerns like NUR students Leadership program-NSLP; NUR Center for Research and policy-NCRP and NUR Community Outreach program-NCOP.

SCOPE

BS Business Economies develops a sense of how important it is for business to understand ‘the economy’ in order to enhance their chances of success. This program exposes the students to important issues in contemporary global business, puts them at the crossroads of business management based upon and economic theory. It also equips student with the analytical tools to tackle important challenges faced by today’s business leaders.

                                          

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

NIU’s economics graduates through rigorous training are prepared for careers in planning and Development Divisions; Government Institutions; NGOs and Research Institutes. It also provides strong foundations for higher studies in future or research in graduate or professional schools in Economics, Public Policy or Management. It prepares students to embark upon setting their own businesses too.

Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences
Department Economics
Study Level Undergraduate
Program Duration 4 Years
Program type Regular
Total Credit Hours 130
Intake Fall/Spring Semester
Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Functional English 3(3-0) ENGL 102 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
MATH 101 Mathematics 3(3-0) ISLM 101 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
ECON 100 Fundamentals of Economics 3(3-0) CSCS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics 3(2-1)
UNIV 100 Foundations of University Education 3(3-0) ECON 101 Business Law 3(3-0)
Financial Accounting 3(3-0) ECON 106 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics 3(3-0)
Business Law 3(3-0) Financial Management-I 3(3-0)
Semester 3 Semester 4
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
ENGL 103 Islamic Studies  3(3-0) ECON 201 Intermediate Microeconomics  3(3-0)
PKST 101 Pakistan Studies  2(2-0) ECON 206 Introduction to Statistical Methods for Economists  3(3-0)
ECON 211 Basic Mathematics for Economists  3(3-0) ECON 206 Introduction to Statistical Methods for Economists  3(3-0)
Managerial Accounting  3(3-0) General Elective  3(3-0)
Financial Management-II  3(3-0) General Elective  3(3-0)
Semester 5 Semester 6
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
ECON 306 International Trade Theory 3(3-0) ECON 330 Research Methods & Computer Applications 3(3-0)
ECON 327 Public Sector EconomicsI 3(3-0) ECON 322 Econometrics II 3(3-0)
ECON 321 Econometrics I 3(3-0) MGTM 302 Organizational Behavior 3(3-0)
HRM301 Human Resource Management 3(3-0) ECON 332 Development Economics Theory 3(3-0)
MKTG201 Principles of Marketing 3(3-0) MKTG301 Marketing Management 3(3-0)
ECON 498 (Summer Semester)

Internship

6(0-6)
Semester 7 Semester 8
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
Technology and Operations Management 3(3-0) ECON 434 Economics of Natural Resources 3(3-0)
FINC 401 Financial Statement Analysis 3(3-0) FINC403 Financial Markets 3(3-0)
ECON 339 Economics of Developing Countries 3(3-0) ECON 439 Political Economy 3(3-0)
Major Elective I (Economics) 3(3-0) Major Elective II (Economics) 3(3-0)
Major Elective I (Business) 3 (3-0) Major Elective II (Business) 3 (3-0)
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