Online Bachelor of Science in Economics – Liberal Arts
Are you looking to develop valuable and diverse knowledge of micro and macroeconomics? If so, Arizona State University's Bachelor of Science in economics degree online may be perfect for you. Offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, this online economics degree combines your passion for economics with interests in fields such as urban planning and political science.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 41
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
Degree questions, answered.
Have questions about the Economics (BS) – Liberal Arts? Fill out this form and we’ll get in touch!
* Indicates a required field
Is economics a liberal arts degree?
While economics isn't typically seen as a liberal arts degree, this online economics degree covers both art and science, allowing students to complete a wider range of courses. You'll have the opportunity to build a curriculum in line with your interests, whereas business economics majors emphasize the study of business principles alongside economics.
This liberal arts online economics degree provides graduates with three key advantages:
- A strong understanding of economic concepts and practice.
- A valuable liberal arts education that develops key abilities like critical thinking.
- A flexible program that provides the opportunity to explore complementary subjects with elective and related area courses.
What will I learn in this online economics degree?
In this online economics degree, you'll discuss theory of exchange and production, study methods of statistical description and apply regression techniques to forecasting in business and institutional environments. You'll also gain a wide range of transferrable skills, such as:
- Critical thinking.
- Market analysis.
- Statistical analysis.
ASU economics courses
In this online economics degree, you’ll cover principles, theories and applications of economics for a broad and enriching education. You'll also have the opportunity to choose electives that align with your interests and career goals. Courses include:
MAT 210: Brief Calculus (MA)
MAT 211: Mathematics for Business Analysis
ECN 312: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (SB)
ECN 313: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (SB)
ECN 310: Applied Regression and Data Analytics
ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (SB)
ECN 212: Microeconomic Principles (SB)
ECN 221: Business Statistics (CS)
What can you do with a liberal arts economics degree?
Liberal arts economics majors may choose from several public and private sector roles. Because economics impacts so many different organizations and businesses, there is an especially wide range of professional paths to pursue. Career examples include, but are not limited to:
Liberal arts economics degree admission requirements
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
A diverse foundation for an enriching education in economics
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.