Bachelor of Science in Economics

The Bachelor of Art degree program in Economics is designed to equip students with a variety of skills sought by employers, including conceptualizing and solving problems and locating, organizing and analyzing relevant data. Economics places students at the juncture of social science, business and social policy. The program allows Students to gain critical thinking and analytical skills, along with quantitative skills such as calculus and statistics. These skills are used to derive economic principles useful in forming policies or models designed to solve economic problems. The program helps students to explain among others the behavior of individuals and organizations in local and global context. The curriculum consists of 147 credits of coursework. The total program duration is four years. The program is designed for individuals who cannot attend on campus classes because of employment or geographical constraints.

Year 1 Semester I:

Communicative English Language Skill I [3 Credits]

Introduction to Economics [3 Credits]

Introduction to Emerging Technologies [3 Credits]

Mathematics for Social Sciences [3 Credits]

World History [3 Credits]

General Psychology [3 Credits]


Year 1 Semester II:

Communicative English Language Skill II [3 Credits]

Critical Thinking [3 Credits]

Entrepreneurship [3 Credits]

Introduction to Computer Applications [3 Credits]

Global Trend [3 Credits]

Moral and Civic Education [3 Credits]


Year 2 Semester I:

Calculus for Economists [3 Credits]

Microeconomics I [3 Credits]

Macroeconomics I [3 Credits]

Introduction to Statistics [3 Credits]

Fundamentals of Accounting I [3 Credits]

Basic Computer Skill of Microsoft Applications [3 Credits]


Year 2 Semester II:

Linear Algebra for Economists [3 Credits]

Microeconomics II [3 Credits]

Macroeconomics II [3 Credits]

Statistics for Economists [3 Credits]

Fundamentals of Accounting II [3 Credits]

Basic Writing Skill [3 Credits]


Year 3 Semester I:

Mathematical Economics [3 Credits]

Econometrics I [3 Credits]

Development Economics I [3 Credits]

International Economics I [3 Credits]

Introduction to Management [3 Credits]

Economics of Industry [3 Credits]

Ethiopian Economy [3 Credits]


Year 3 Semester II:

Econometrics II [3 Credits]

Research Method for Economists [3 Credits]

Development Economics II [3 Credits]

International Economics II [3 Credits]

Natural Resource and Environmental Economics [3 Credits]

Practical Attachment [3 Credits]

Labor Economics [3 Credits]


Year 4 Semester I:

Monetary Economics [3 Credits]

Development Planning and Project Analysis I [3 Credits]

History of Economic Thought I [3 Credits]

Thesis in Economics I [3 Credits]

Introduction to Institutional and Behavioral Economics [3 Credits]

Statistical Software Application in Economics [3 Credits]


Year 4 Semester II:

Economics of Agriculture [3 Credits]

Public Finance [3 Credits]

Development Planning and Project Analysis II [3 Credits]

History of Economic Thought II [3 Credits]

Thesis in Economics II [3 Credits]

Urban and Regional Economics [3 Credits]

DURATION: 4 year
Credits: 147
Delivery: 100% online