BACHELOR OF ARTS IN
BUSINESS ECONOMICS

Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts
Awarding Institution: UCC Global
Delivery Modality: 100% Online or Blended

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION  
With an online Business Economics degree from UCC Global, you will utilize your strong economic foundation and have the opportunity to make a real impact on businesses. Earn your online business economics degree to discover the necessary skills needed to become a critical member of a business organization. Due to globalization and the increasing competition in the business sphere, corporations are looking for individuals who possess these necessary economics skills, such as forecasting in various markets and analyzing data.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of your online Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics degree, you will be able to:

  • Assess business facts and interpret them consistent with economic thinking
  • Examine how decision makers allocate scarce resources to achieve economic efficiency
  • Apply economic tools to analyze decisions made by consumers, firms, and policy makers
  • Predict the impact of fiscal, monetary, and trade policy on a firm using microeconomic and macroeconomic models.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Some of the major courses in the Bachelor's of Arts in Business Economics include:  

  • ECO 320 International Economics
  • ECO 406 Business Cycles & Growth
  • ECO 408 Managerial Economics
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

  • High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
  • Passes in 5 GCE O Level / CSEC passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC Global's approval) may be required for Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only.
  • Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Global's Registry (registry@ucc.edu.jm OR uccadmissions@ucc.edu.jm)
  • All official transcripts must also be sent to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation.
  • The language of instruction at UCC Global is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

TRANSFER STUDENTS

  • Students who have successfully completed college credits may be eligible to transfer those credits to the UCC Global. Final determination on the eligibility of the transfer of credits will be made once your application and transcript(s) are received, reviewed and approved by the UCC Global.
  • The language of instruction at UCC Global is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Fees

UCC GLOBAL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS TUITION

Jamaican Students

$3,000 USD per academic year

($5,000 USD tuition per academic year - $2,000 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)

Caribbean/Regional Students

$5,000 USD per academic year
(Eligible successful candidates will benefit from a $1,000 USD scholarship)

International Students

$7,500 USD per academic year
($12,000 USD tuition per academic year - $4,500 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)


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