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Program Structure

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics at Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) is a full time day program. It is a four-year program consisting of 129 credit hours.

A student has to complete 40 courses of 3 credits each, viva-voce examinations equivalent to 3 credits and either a Thesis or a Report Writing and One Optional Course equivalent to 6 credits.

 

Admission requirements for B. Sc. (Hons) in Economics program

  • GPA of at least 2.50 or 2nd Division in both the SSC and the HSC or equivalent examinations; or
  • GPA of at least 2.00 either in the SSC or the HSC examination, but the total GPA in both the examinations combined must be at least 6.00; or
  • 'O ' Level with at least 5 subjects and 'A' Level with at least 2 subjects. In these two examinations out of 7 (seven) subjects, a student must have passed 4 (four) subjects with at least B grade or GPA of 4.00 and in 3 (three) subjects with at least C grade or GPA of 3.5.
  • North American High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate, or its equivalent.
  • In case of sons/daughters of Freedom Fighters, a total GPA of at least 5.00 in both the SSC and the HSC Examinations. But the official proof of the Father /Mother as a Freedom Fighter must be submitted.

 

Admission Procedure for B. Sc. (Hons) in Economics Program

Admission form and prospectus are available in the admission office/ reception desk. After verification of the necessary documents, the applicants are allowed to deposit the admission fees and sign on the application form to complete the admission process.

The following documents are needed at the time of admission:

  • Two passport size color photographs (studio lab print with white background for ID card purpose).
  • Photocopies (one copy each) :
    • Certificates and marksheets of SSC/O-Level, HSC/A-Level, or other equivalent examination.
    • SSC/O-Level registration card.
    • Birth certificate/ national ID card of the candidate (one copy each).
  • Original certificate, mark sheets/transcripts of SSC/O-Level registration card and birth certificate /national ID card must be produced for verification by the officer of BUBT in charge of admission.

Total cost for B. Sc. (Hons) in Economics program: Tk. 2,49,895/- for Fall semester 2018

 

 

Course Structure

Course type No. of courses Credit hours
A. Foundation Courses 12 36
B. Core Courses 20 60
C. Elective Courses 08 24
D. Thesis/Report Writing + One Optional Course - 6
E. Viva Voce - 3
Total   129

 

A. Foundation Courses

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 ECO 113 English Grammar, Composition and Comprehension 3
2 ECO 112 Computer Operation and Application 3
3 ECO 331 Labor Economics 3
4 ECO 122 Mathematical Economics I 3
5 ECO 132 Mathematical Economics II 3
6 ECO 212 Mathematical Economics  III 3
7 ECO 133 Introduction to Statistics 3
8 ECO 213 Probability and Probability Distribution 3
9 ECO 222 Statistical Methods and Applications 3
10 ECO 123 Sociology 3
11 ECO 134 Money and Banking 3
12 ECO 124 Introduction to Business 3
Total Credit Hours (12×3) 36

 

B. Core Courses:

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 ECO 111 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
2 ECO 131 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
3 ECO 221 Microeconomic Analysis 3
4 ECO 121 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
5 ECO 211 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
6 ECO 231 Macroeconomic Analysis 3
7 ECO 311 Introduction to Econometrics 3
8 ECO 321 Econometric Theory 3
9 ECO 312 Development Economics I 3
10 ECO 322 Development Economics II 3
11 ECO 332 Urban Economics 3
12 ECO 333 Resource Economics 3
13 ECO 223 Public Finance 3
14 ECO 233 Environmental Economics 3
15 ECO 313 Industrial Organization and Behavior 3
16 ECO 224 Agricultural Economics 3
17 ECO 334 Health Economics 3
18 ECO 234 Selected Issues of Bangladesh Economy 3
19 ECO 323 Project Analysis and Evaluation 3
20 ECO 324 Research Methodology 3
Total Credit Hours (20×3) 60

 

C. Elective Courses: (any eight)

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 ECO 114 Government and Politics 3
2 ECO 214 International Trade 3
3 ECO 232 International Finance 3
4 ECO 314 History of Economic Thoughts 3
5 ECO 411 Gender Economics 3
6 ECO 412 Comparative Economic Development 3
7 ECO 413 Sustainable Development 3
8 ECO 414 Contemporary Issues in World Economy 3
9 ECO 421 Comparative Economic Systems 3
10 ECO 422 Applied Econometrics 3
11 ECO 423 Model Building in Economics 3
12 ECO 424 Energy Economics 3
13 ECO 431 The Evolution of Economic Policy in Advanced Economics 3
14 ECO 432 Welfare Economics 3
Total Credit Hours (8×3) 24

 

D. Thesis/Report Writing + One Optional Course

E. Viva Voce Examinations

 

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