Bachelor of Science

Economics | B.Sc. Eco

It is an undergraduate, 3 years full time programme designed to cater the growing needs of professionals for the Manufacturing sector, Banking, Financial Services, Markets, Industries Educational Institutions and public administration. The objective of this programme is to prepare students to think critically, analyze the economic problems with data and methodology and find solutions to problems. Such advanced analytical skills certainly helps to improve the productivity in corporations, manufacturing, banking, financial markets and industries. Students learn various macro, micro, behaviour issues of domestic and international economies. They learn data analysis and other skills which are required in the manufacturing and services sector. Most of the time, such analysis is complex and difficult for decisions as far as public finance, stock markets, business analysis are concerned.

This programme is spread over 6 semesters. Each semester under this programme makes sure that students are progressing step by step to meet the opportunities offered and face the challenges of the dynamic field of various financial markets, banking and commerce, corporate sector and public sector.

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Key Information

  • Duration
    3 Year
  • Programme Code
    ST3147
  • Course Type
    Bachelor Degree
  • Mode of study
    Full time
  • Campus
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Institute

Programme Objectives

  • Equip the students to evaluate macroeconomic and micro economic factors that influence budgets and monetary policies. This programme helps with the conceptual requirements and skills on preparation and interpretation of budgets and monetary policies of RBI.

  • Prepare students to appraise the structure and operations of markets, banking and financial system and institutions.

  • Enables student to identify future challenges faced by banking, manufacturing and financial markets, institutions in the global business environment

  • Develop the role of responsible leadership in economics.

  • Analyse the problems with econometric methodology.

  • It enables the student to learn various economic issues faced by individuals, firms and government. Students critically think on various issues and search relevant literature on the issues with a focus on various sectors of economy.

Pedagogy

Lectures using Audio-Visuals, Workshops, Group Discussions, Debates, Presentations, Demonstrations, Guest Lectures, Field work, Industrial Visits, Seminars/Conferences, Group Exercises, Project Exhibitions, BSE/NSE and RBI visits.

Scope

After successfully completion of this programme, students can opt for M.A (Economics), MBA, M.Com.

After completing this programme, candidates may work in areas like:

  • Banking Sector
  • Credit Rating Agencies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Finance Departments in Industries
  • Government and Private Banks
  • Media Services
  • Stock Exchanges
  • Custom and Excise Department

Specializations Offered

  • Mathematical economics and econometrics
  • Financial economics
  • Environmental economics
  • Behavioral economics
  • International finance
  • Energy economics
  • Game Theory

Job options after completing the B.Sc.(Economics)

B.Sc in Economics graduates may work in entry level positions like Economic Officer, Manager, Economist in Banks or Financial Institutions, Business Analyst, macroeconomic Analyst, Research Assistant/Associate etc.

Curriculum

 
 
Semester I Semester II
Core Course (CC) Core Course (CC)
Microeconomics-I Microeconomics-II
Macroeconomics-I Macroeconomics-II
Statistics for Economics-I Statistics for Economics-II
Mathematics for Economics-I Mathematics for Economics-II
Basic Financial methods Financial analysis
Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
Data Management Business accounting
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) Ability Enhancement Compulsory  Course (AECC)
Professional Communication Skill Environmental science

Graduate Attributes

  • Academic excellence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking:
  • Creativity and originality
  • Engagement with the Society
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • Leadership and team spirit
  • Professional Efficiency
  • Strong presentation & communication skills