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Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Sharda School of Business Studies (SBS)

  • Programme Code

    SBS0104

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

B.A. Economics is a three-year undergraduate programme designed to meet the increasing need for an analytical and quantitative approach to problem-solving in the business environment using latest techniques evolved in the fields of Economics and Management.

There is a delicate balance between learning application and articulation of the subject matter in this programme. It aims to prepare students with the latest knowledge understanding and skills required to deal with the complexities of an economic system, and to contribute to understanding problems of production & distribution of scarce resource, and applying the principles of economics in optimal utilisation of resources.

This undergraduate programme has the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) as per the guidelines of the University Grant Commission (UGC). The structure of this programme involves core courses, ability enhancement opportunities, skill enhancement activities, general electives, interdisciplinary electives and department specific electives.

Program Educational Objectives

  • PEO1: Have leadership capacity to take decisive action by analyzing ideas, events, activities and policies
  • PEO2: Have professional competence to contribute to industry, government and society  under the prevailing economic environment
  • PEO3: Have national and global ethical standards in professional and personal life

Program Outcomes

  • PO1: Demonstrate logical reasoning and analytical thinking by imbibing economic concepts and their application through the use of mathematical, statistical and software tools
  • PO2: Assess the contemporary economic and business scenario to assist/lead through inquiry and critical thinking in obtaining workable solutions in the light of events, issues, constraints and prevailing policy/regulations
  • PO3: Explain and communicate the processes of economic development and their interaction with the global economy
  • PO4: Apply the cooperative, sustainable and interdisciplinary approach through application and problem-solving skills to get valuable outcome at work
  • PO5: Excel in competitive examinations for employment and post-graduate studies in leading universities across the world through expression and representation skills.

Program Specific Outcomes

  • PSO1: Demonstrate competence to express and engage in a dignified career opportunity as a graduate in the field of business and economics in particular
  • PSO2: Exhibit confidence in applying knowledge of economics, statistics and software packages
  • PSO3: Communicate with and relate to the surroundings with the urge for continuous learning
  • PSO4: Command respect with sound personal character and excellence in performance.

This course is for individuals who...

wish to learn the latest economic concepts, nurture advancements in the theoretical understanding of those concepts with their application in modern businesses, societies and politics across the globe. Anyone with an analytical bent of mind, numerical ability and interest in the latest developments in the community are a good match for the programme.

Students who are looking for...

developing an analytical and quantitative approach to problem-solving by the application of the latest techniques evolved in the fields of Economics and Management must opt for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 95481 2nd Year 98345 3rd Year 101296
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1950 3800*
Programme Structure

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

  1.  

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

BAN101

Principle of Microeconomics

6

0

0

6

  1.  

BAN102

Mathematics for Economics

6

0

0

6

  1.  

BAN103

Indian Economic History

6

0

0

6

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

COC101

Food, Nutrition and Hygiene

0

0

0

0

  1.  

VOS102

Creativity and life skills

0

0

6

3

 

 

TOTALCREDITS

 

21

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

  1.  

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

BAN104

Principles of Macroeconomics

6

0

0

6

  1.  

BAN105

Statistics for

Economics

6

0

0

6

  1.  

BAN106

Law and Economics

6

0

0

6

  1.  

BAN107

Marketing Management

4

0

0

4

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

VOS103

Academic writing

0

0

6

3

  1.  

COC201

First Aid and Health

0

0

3

0

 

TOTALCREDITS

25

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

BEC213

PUBLIC ECONOMICS

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC215

INTRODUCTORY MACRO ECONOMICS

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC212

BASIC ECONOMETRICS

4

0

0

4

  1.  

EVS111

ENVIRONMENATL STUDIES

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC202

MARKETING MANAGEMENT

4

0

0

4

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

 

Open Elective

0

0

4

2

  1.  

BEP201

FIELD WORK/TERM PAPER

0

0

8

4

  1.  

CCU108

COMMUNITY CONNECT

0

0

4

2

 

TOTALCREDITS

                                          28

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

BEC211

Money and Financial Markets

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC205

Development Economics

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC216

Intermediate Econometrics

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC209

Accounting for Business Decisions

2

0

0

2

  1.  

OPE

Open elective courses

2

0

0

2

  1.  

BEC217

IT Skills and Data Analysis

4

0

0

4

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

BEP203

Field Work Paper

0

0

8

4

 

TOTALCREDITS

                                          24

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

BEC 308

Economics of Organization

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC 309

International Economics

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC 310

Economic Research Methods with R

4

0

0

4

DSE ALL THREE ARE MANDATORY)

  1.  

DSE088/

DSE086/

DSE082

Applied Econometrics/ Microeconomic Analysis/ Economics of Health and Education/

12

0

0

12

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

BEP352

Summer Internship Project Paper

0

0

8

4

  1.  

BEP354

Total Personality Development

0

0

6

3

 

TOTALCREDITS

                                          31

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

BEC 311

Indian Economy

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC 312

Structure of Global Economy

4

0

0

4

  1.  

BEC 313

Economic Modelling

4

0

0

4

  1.  

DSE085/

DSE089/

DSE087/

 

Financial Market Economics/ Macroeconomic Analysis/ Public Policy and Governance

12

0

0

12

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

BEP353

Research Essay/ Report

0

0

8

4

 

TOTALCREDITS

                                          31

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary(10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
  • Commerce/Mathematics as a subject at Sr. Secondary level.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Statistician
  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Data Analyst
  • Lead Modeller
  • Service quality leader
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Statistical Assistant
  • Professor/ Lecturer

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of  2.80 LPA to  3.60 LPA

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