B.Sc in Economics

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B.Sc in Economics Structure

Courses Credits
Foundation Courses 40-41
Core Courses 51
Elective 15
Minor 15
Total Requirement 121-122

 Core Courses Total 51 Credits

Course ID Course Title Credits
ECN 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECN 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECN 203 Mathematics for Economics 3
ECN 220 Economy of Bangladesh 3
ECN 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECN 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
ECN 308 International Trade 3
ECN 310 Money and Banking 3
ECN 320 Econometrics 3
ECN 330 Development Economics 3
ECN 350/ENV 301 Environmental Economics 3
ECN 401 Microeconomic Theory 3
ECN 402 Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECN/FIN 470 International Finance 3
ECN 486 Research Methodology 3
ECN 490 Research Project/ Thesis 6

Elective Courses Total 15 Credit Hours (Any Five Courses)

Course ID Course Title Credits
ECN 303 Agricultural Economics 3
ECN 335 Political Economy of Development 3
ECN 340 Public Finance 3
ECN 351 Labor Economics 3
ECN 361 History of Economic Thoughts 3
ECN 380 Urban and Regional Economics 3
ECN 382 Health Economics 3
ECN 385 Industrial Organization 3
ECN 420 Applied Econometrics 3
ECN 425 Mathematical Economics 3
ECN 431 Welfare Economics 3
ECN 435 Game Theory 3
ECN 441 Natural Resource Economics 3
ECN 442 Gender and Development 3
ECN 445 Technology and Economic Development 3
ECN 450 Project Analysis 3

Minor in Economics (BBA Students) Total 15 Credit Hours

Course Name & ID Credit
Group: A 6
ECN 301: Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECN 302: Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Group: B (Any three courses from the following) 9
ECN 303: Agricultural Economics 3
ECN 308: International Trade 3
ECN 310: Money and Banking 3
ECN 320: Econometrics 3
ECN 330: Development Economics 3
ECN 335: Political Economy of Development 3
ECN 340: Public Finance 3
ECN 350/ENV 301: Environmental Economics 3
ECN 351: Labor Economics 3
ECN 361: History of Economic Thoughts 3
ECN 380: Urban and Regional Economics 3
ECN 382: Health Economics 3
ECN 385: Industrial Organization 3
ECN 401: Microeconomic Theory 3
ECN 402: Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECN 420: Applied Econometrics 3
ECN 425: Mathematical Economics 3
ECN 431: Welfare Economics 3
ECN 435: Game Theory 3
ECN 441/ENV 404: Natural Resource Economics 3
ECN 442: Gender and Development 3
ECN 445: Technology and Economic Development 3
ECN 450: Project Analysis 3
ECN 470/FIN 470: International Finance 3

Minor in Economics (Non-Business Students) Total 15 Credit Hours

Course Name & ID Credit
Group: A 12
ECN 201: Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECN 202: Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECN 301: Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECN 302: Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Group: B (Any one course from the following) 3
ECN 303: Agricultural Economics 3
ECN 308: International Trade 3
ECN 310: Money and Banking 3
ECN 320: Econometrics 3
ECN 330: Development Economics 3
ECN 335: Political Economy of Development 3
ECN 340: Public Finance 3
ECN 350/ENV 301: Environmental Economics 3
ECN 351: Labor Economics 3
ECN 361: History of Economic Thoughts 3
ECN 380: Urban and Regional Economics 3
ECN 382: Health Economics 3
ECN 385: Industrial Organization 3
ECN 401: Microeconomic Theory 3
ECN 402: Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECN 420: Applied Econometrics 3
ECN 425: Mathematical Economics 3
ECN 431: Welfare Economics 3
ECN 435: Game Theory 3
ECN 441/ENV 404: Natural Resource Economics 3
ECN 442: Gender and Development 3
ECN 445: Technology and Economic Development 3
ECN 450: Project Analysis 3
ECN 470/FIN 470: International Finance 3

Course Plan: B.Sc in Economics

Year Semester Courses Courses Courses Courses Credit
First Year 1st ENG 101 MAT 101 BIO 101 ECN 200 12
2nd ENG 102 MAT 211 ENV 101 ECN 201 12
3rd ENG 105 CIS 101+L HEA 101 ECN 202 13
Second Year 4th FRN 201 NCH 101 ECN 203 Minor 1 12
5th ECN 301 ECN 302 ECN 220 Minor 2 12
6th ECN 330 ECN 310 Elective 1 ECN 308 12
Third Year 7th ECN 320 FIN 350 Elective 2 Minor 3 12
8th ECN 401 Elective 3 Elective 4 Minor 4 12
9th ECN 402 ECN 470 *ECN 486 Minor 5 15
LFE 201
Fourth Year 10th Elective 5 ECN 490** 9
11th ECN 490
Total Credits 121

*ECN 320 (Econometrics) is a pre requisite for ECN 486 (Research Methodology)

**ECN 320 (Econometrics) and ECN 486 (Research Methodology) are pre requisites for ECN 490 (Research Project/Thesis)

  • Students must earn 106 credits before enrolling in ECN 490 (Research Project/Thesis)
  • Students will not be allowed to enroll in courses without completing the pre requisites
  • Students are highly encouraged to complete ECN 320 by their 7th semester in order to avoid delays in their course completion and graduation
  • Students doing BSc in Economics do not need to enroll in BUS 201 and BUS 202
  • ECN 201 would be counted as a core course for BSc in Economics students; not as a foundation course from Social Science group.

Note: A student is required to complete a total 121 or 122 Credit Hour For B.Sc in Economics

Area Color
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Core
Elective
Minor