|SL No||Course Code||Course Title||Status||Credit Hr.||Pre-Requisite Course Code|
|01||ECO-101||Principle of Economics- I||Core||3||Nil|
|02||ECO-102||Introduction to Mathematics-I||Multi-disciplinary||3||Nil|
|03||ECO-103||Introduction to Statistics-I||Multi-disciplinary||3||Nil|
|04||CSE-101||Fundamentals of Computer Science||Multi-disciplinary||3||Nil|
|05||ECO-105||Government and Politics||Multi-disciplinary||3||Nil|
|05||ECO-105||Government and Politics||Multi-disciplinary||3||Nil|
|06||ECO-106||Principle of Economics- II||Core||3||ECO-101|
|07||ECO-107||Introduction to Mathematics-II||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-102|
|08||ECO-108||Introduction to Statistics-II||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-103|
|10||ECO-110||Introduction to Sociology||Multi-disciplinary||3||Nil|
|11||ECO-201||Microeconomic Theory -I||Core||3||ECO-101|
|12||ECO-202||Macroeconomic Theory -I||Core||3||ECO-106|
|13||ECO-203||Economy of Bangladesh -I||Core||3||ECO-101,ECO-106|
|14||ECO-204||Mathematics for Economists- I||Core||3||ECO-102,ECO-107|
|15||ECO-205||Statistics for Economists-I||Core||3||ECO-105,ECO-108|
|17||ECO-207||Macroeconomic Theory -II||Core||3||ECO-202|
|18||ECO-208||Mathematics for Economists- II||Core||3||ECO-204|
|19||ECO-209||Statistics for Economists-II||Core||3||ECO-205|
|20||ECO-210||Agriculture and Rural Economics-I||Core||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|21||ECO-301||International Economics -I||Core||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|23||ECO-303||Agriculture and Rural Economics-II||Core||3||ECO-210|
|24||ECO-304||Introduction to Health Economics||Core||3||ECO-201,ECO-201|
|25||ECO-305||Principles of Management And Financial Accounting||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|26||ECO-306||Introduction to Econometrics-I||Core||3||ECO-208|
|27||ECO-307||Economic System and Development Patterns||Core||3||ECO-101,ECO-106|
|28||ECO-308||Money and Banking||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|32||ECO-402||History of Economic Thought||Core||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|33||ECO-403||Public Sector Economics and Public Finance||Core||3||ECO-206|
|34||ECO-404||International Economics -II||Core||3||ECO-301|
|35||ECO-405||Economics of Environment||Core||3||ECO-310|
|36||ECO-406||Economics of Management and Entrepreneurship Development||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|37||ECO-407||Economics of Marketing||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-206,ECO-207|
|38||ECO-408||Economy of Bangladesh –II||Core||3||ECO-203|
|39||ECO-409||Planning And Evaluation Technique||Multi-disciplinary||3||ECO-206,ECO-207,ECO-302|
|41||ECO-412||Comprehensive and Viva Voce||Comprehensive||3||Completion of all courses.|
|45||ORE 101||Freshmen Orientation||Orientation||0.5||N/A|
|46||ORE 102||Continuous Orientation||Orientation||2||N/A|
|47||ORE 103||Professional Orientation||Orientation||1.5||N/A|
There are 26 pure economics courses in the BSS in Economics program. Every course is designed in such a manner that it fulfills the objective and Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO) of the program. Courses in the curriculum are consistently arranged from lower to higher levels. To ensure the chronology of the courses, there are some predetermined prerequisites of chronological courses, and without fulfilling the prerequisites none of the students are allowed to take any course. With the microeconomics and macroeconomics courses, students get the opportunity to surf different branches of economics. Rather than concentrating on a particular specialization students get the opportunity of gathering knowledge of diverse sectors of economics which allows a student to have a comprehensive knowledge and decide on his/her future specialization.
Besides the core economics courses, every student has to complete four mathematics and four statistics courses in undergraduate level. Using mathematical models are very common to solve any economic problems and learning mathematics allows the student to understand different economic models and equips them to solve various economic issues mathematically. On the other hand, knowledge of statistics allows students to learn the basic statistical tools and apply them in different branches of economics.
Economics is the study of people and society, and economic decision making is connected with different social aspects. To be a policymaker or at least a responsible and conscious citizen it is important to have knowledge about the various social sciences issues. The department of Economics offers three compulsory social sciences courses titled- Government and Politics (ECO-105), Public Administration (ECO-109) and Introduction to Sociology (ECO-110) in undergraduate level which help the student to achieve a multidimensional and comprehensive knowledge.
To meet the demand of ever-changing modern world and cope with technology Fundamental of Computer Science (CSE-101) and four introductory business courses are included in the curriculum consequently, the course has been more dynamic.
The course titled Planning and evaluation technique (ECO-409) gives the student an applied idea about planning for a project and the viability test of a project. And the last but not least, Research methodology (ECO-410) course is included in the curriculum in order to equip undergraduate students with research base for being a researcher and pursuing higher studies.
Every student of Stamford must have proficiency in English. To acquire a sound working and technical knowledge of English for national and international job markets the student of Economics has to complete two compulsory English courses titled Composition (ENGL-101) and Public Speaking (ENGL-102).In addition to this, students, who will not be able to score above 50% marks in the English section of Admission Test, must take a foundation course in English titled English Fundamental (ENGL-100). It is a mandatory course for those students and three credit hours will be awarded for this course. (Student Manual 2016-2017)
Course no. ORE 101, ORE 102 and ORE 103 are combined courses and they are treated as a single course. The total payment for these three courses is equal to the payment of a single course.
Economics is a study of comprehensive knowledge, and all the subject matters are closely related. The aim of the Comprehensive Exam is to allow students to recapitulate all the learnings of his/her undergraduate level. The question of Comprehensive exam usually consists of different theories with real life application and recent economic issues, which motivates students to gather knowledge beyond textbooks and being updated about real life scenario. The Viva exam gives the opportunity to check the ability of graduates and gives them the flavor of real life job viva before entering the job market. After successful completion of all courses, students will be allowed to register for the course Comprehensive and Viva Voce (Eco-412).