The bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees allow students to understand social phenomena from an economics perspective of benefits and costs. They also enable students to think critically about choices in the face of limited resources in order to understand more clearly the societal and economic consequences of such decisions. The bachelor of science degree requires two math courses and an econometrics course that are not required with the bachelor of arts degree. Owing to of the importance of quantitative skills to economists, courses that cover mathematics, statistics and econometrics are part of both majors. Other courses include public and international finance, microeconomics and macroeconomics.
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