The Department of Economics at AUIB is an integral part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). Although, the Faculty of Business offers Economics both as minor and major in the BBA program, the clamor for a full blown of program or degree in economics has always been echoed by the students in view of the increasing demand for professional economics, needed in various business and service sectors of the country. Akin to AUIB’s slogan “Where leaders are created,” the primordial goal of the program is to produce future leaders of competent economists ready to respond to the increasing demand of the economic sector. To fulfill the dream of the students, the Department of Economics is offering three programs: BSS in Economics, BBA Major in Economics and MBA Major in Business Economics.
Economics is broad and a challenging discipline which provides an analytical basis for decision making. Economics plays a key role on the issue on how scarce resources are efficiently allocated. Economics helps you to look more deeply into the world around you, how and why it functions, and how the pressing and challenging problems facing the world could be solved. The university has designed a relevant and responsive curriculum on economics so it can help contribute in the growth and development perspectives of country by producing competent and dynamic professionals in the field of economics.
The program envisages cultivating patterns of inquiry that produce economic accuracy, understanding the laws of economics and applying them practically. The program, specifically, aims to achieve the following objectives:
To understand the various economic techniques, models and strategies applied by different organizations and practitioners in promoting economic stability and progress
Internationally trained and competent faculty members
Journal in Business and Economics Publication
State-of-the-Art IT infrastructure facilities with advanced computer labs technology
Specialized placement office to help students find rewarding employment
Latest library collections with online library management systems
Regular international visiting professors to enhance cross-culture dialogue and intellectual exchange
Student and faculty exchange programs with foreign universities
Scholarship and waivers for meritorious students
Wide range of research scope including seminars, workshops and symposiums
Internship facilities at research institutions and professional organizations
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