• The ICFAI University, Meghalaya

The B.A. (Economics) Program

The B.A. (Economics) Program

The Bachelor of Economics (B.A. Economics) Program aims to meet the requirements of the dynamic world and equip students with the requisite knowledge that gives them an edge in the current competitive scenario and open up avenues to pursue varied career options. With this in mind, the core courses of Economics are supplemented by Management related courses.

Duration : Three years

Eligibility:
Pass in Class XII or equivalent (any discipline).

Students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

Program Structure
The B.A. (Economics) Program is organized into 6 semesters in 3 years. There are 36 courses including soft skills. Students are additionally required to go through 2 summer internship projects. 

Elective Streams
During the 5th and 6th semester, students are exposed to elective courses in their respective field of specialization. These elective courses provide an understanding in the specialized focus areas of economics.

Electives: 
Economics of Business, Labour of Economics, Bank Management, Economics of Gender & Development, Mathematical Economics, Demography, Entrepreneurship, Rural Banking & Micro-Finance.

B.A. (Economics) Program Structure
Year I Semester I Semester - II
  • English Language Skills I
  • Micro Economics I
  • Macro Economics I
  • Statistics
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Computers
  • English Language Skills II
  • Micro Economics II
  • Macro Economics II
  • Public Finance
  • Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting
  • Computer Programming
Summer Internship I
Year II Semester - III Semester - IV
  • Indian Economy – An Overview
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • International Economics
  • Banking & Financial Markets
  • Economics of Agriculture
  • Marketing Management I
  • Issues in Indian Economy (Special reference to North Eastern Region)
  • Economics of Development
  • Monetary Theory
  • Introduction to Environment Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management II
Summer Internship II
Year III Semester - V Semester - VI
  • Economics of Growth
  • Introduction to Research in Social Science
  • Economics of Industry
  • Current Affairs-Indian
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Soft Skills
  • Dissertation
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV

The program structure is subject to periodic review.