Online Bachelor of Science in Economics - Liberal Arts

The ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Economics provides students with a set of rigorous theoretical and empirical tools to study the decisions of individuals, firms and governments. The economics curriculum can be paired with a customized set of electives to suit individual interest.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 10/12/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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The online Bachelor of Science in Economics offered by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provides students the opportunity to complete a set of rigorous courses in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and applied statistics. Students also select department electives covering topics such as international economics, money and banking, and labor economics.

The B.S. in Economics offered by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provides the same economics curriculum as the major offered by the W.P. Carey School of Business while allowing students a great deal of flexibility in the selection of elective coursework to satisfy degree requirements. Those interested in government or public-sector work may pair the economics curriculum with courses in political science or urban planning. Those wishing for private sector preparation may choose to minor in business. Students who wish to, or who have already completed, coursework in other disciplines may find the economics major a path to obtaining the skills required for analytical career.

Featured courses


MAT 210: Brief Calculus (MA)


MAT 211: Mathematics for Business Analysis


ECN 312: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (SB)


ECN 313: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (SB)


ECN 410: Applied Regression Analysis and Forecasting


ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (SB)


ECN 212: Microeconomic Principles (SB)


ECN 221: Business Statistics (CS)


Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Economics have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Business Intelligence Analyst


Growth: 9.3 %
Salary: $88,510

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)


Growth: 14.9 %
Salary: $90,640

Economist


Growth: 6.3 %
Salary: $102,490

Financial Analyst


Growth: 10.9 %
Salary: $84,300

Investment Fund Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

Market Research Analyst


Growth: 23.2 %
Salary: $63,230

Politician


Growth: 7.1 %
Salary: $25,630

Regulatory Affairs Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

Treasurer


Growth: 18.7 %
Salary: $125,080

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman 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).

1. Review competency requirements

2. Review other admission requirements

3. Complete online application

4. File your FAFSA

5. Request ACT or SAT scores

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

The largest and more diverse college at ASU

ASU’s 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.

25,500+


currently enrolled students.

$140 million


in research expenditures in 2018.

23


interdisciplinary schools and departments.

95+


undergraduate degrees.

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