SYLLABUS OF ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT

BSS (Hons) program in Economics

Degree Requirements:

(a) Duration of the Program:

BSS (Hons) in Economics Program requires 4 years studies. Each year having 3 semesters, Each semesters with 14 weeks.

(b) Total courses & Credit Hours:

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Economics Program consists of 46 courses having 138 credit hours.

Admission Requirements:

  • For students Under National Curriculum- At least 2nd division in SSC and HSC and no 3rd division. In the new system, minimum CGP requires is 2.5 in both SSC and HSC.
  • For English Medium students-O level in 5 subjects and A-level in 2 subjects with minimum CGPA of 2.5 at each level.

Core Course Requirements (CC)

Course Code- Course Title- Credit Hours

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 101 Principles of Economics (I) 3.0
ECO 102 Introduction to Mathematics (I) 3.0
ECO 103 Introduction to Statistics (I) 3.0
ECO 108 Introduction to Mathematics (II) 3.0
ECO 109 Principles of Economics (II) 3.0
ECO 110 Introduction to Statistics (I) 3.0
ECO 201 Microeconomics Theory (I) 3.0
ECO 202 Macroeconomics Theory (I) 3.0
ECO 203 Economy of Bangladesh (I) 3.0
ECO 204 Economic System and Development Patterns 3.0
ECO 205 International Trade and Finance 3.0
ECO 206 Microeconomics Theory (II) 3.0
ECO 207 Macroeconomics Theory (II) 3.0
ECO 208 Economic Geography 3.0
ECO 209 Agriculture and Rural Economics 3.0
ECO 210 Applied Economics and Public policy 3.0
ECO 211 Public Economics 3.0
ECO 301 Development Economics 3.0
ECO 302 Introductory Econometrics (I) 3.0
ECO 303 Health Economics 3.0
ECO 305 Urban Economics 3.0
ECO 306 Labor Economics 3.0
ECO 307 Welfare Economics and Democracy 3.0
ECO 308 Industrial Economics 3.0
ECO 309 Introductory Econometrics (II) 3.0
ECO 401 Economics of Environment 3.0
ECO 402 International Economics 3.0
ECO 403 History of Economic Thought 3.0
ECO 404 Banking System 3.0
ECO 405 Population Economics 3.0
ECO 406 Economics Modeling and forecasting (previous) 3.0
ECO 407 Public Sector and Private Sector in Economy 3.0
ECO 408 Economic Development 3.0
ECO 409 Economy of Bangladesh (II) 3.0
ECO 410 Transport Economics 3.0
ECO 411 Thesis Paper on Theoretical Economics 3.0
ECO 412 Thesis Paper on any topic of Bangladesh 3.0
ECO 413 Managerial Economics (new) 3.0
Total 111.0

General Education Course (GEC)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 104 Introduction to Computer Skill (I) 3.0
ECO 105 Governance 3.0
ECO 106 Basic Language English (I) 3.0
ECO 107 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
ECO 111 Introduction to Computer Skill (II) 3.0
ECO 212 Basic Language English (II) 3.0
Total 18.0

 

General Education Course (Optional)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 304 Business, Finance and Accounting (I) 3.0
ECO 310 East Asian Studies 3.0
ECO 311 Business, Finance and Accounting (II) 3.0
Total 9.0

 

COURSE CURRICULAM

TOTAL CREDIT : 138

CORE CURSE : 111

GNERAL ACADEMIC COURSES : 18

OPTIONAL COURSES : 9

 

FIRST YEAR- 1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 101 Principles of Economics (I) 3.0
ECO 102 Introduction to Mathematics (I) 3.0
ECO 103 Introduction to Statistics (I) 3.0
ECO 104 Introduction to Computer Skill (I) 3.0
Total 12.0

 

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 105 Governance 3.0
ECO 106 Basic Language English (I) 3.0
ECO 107 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
ECO 108 Introduction to Mathematics (II) 3.0
Total 12.0

 

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 109 Principles of Economics (II) 3.0
ECO 110 Introduction to Statistics (I) 3.0
ECO 111 Introduction to Computer Skill (II) 3.0
Total 9.0

SECOND YEAR- 1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 201 Microeconomics Theory (I) 3.0
ECO 202 Macroeconomics Theory (I) 3.0
ECO 203 Economy of Bangladesh (I) 3.0
ECO 204 Economic System and Development Patterns 3.0
Total 12.0

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 205 International Trade and Finance 3.0
ECO 206 Microeconomics Theory (II) 3.0
ECO 207 Macroeconomics Theory (II) 3.0
ECO 208 Economic Geography 3.0
Total 12.0

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 209 Agriculture and Rural Economics 3.0
ECO 210 Applied Economics and Public policy 3.0
ECO 211 Public Economics 3.0
ECO 212 Basic Language English (I) 3.0
Total 12.0

THIRD YEAR- 1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 301 Development Economics 3.0
ECO 302 Introductory Econometrics (I) 3.0
ECO 303 Health Economics 3.0
ECO 304 Business, Finance and Accounting (I) 3.0
Total 12.0

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 305 Urban Economics 3.0
ECO 306 Labor Economics 3.0
ECO 307 Welfare Economics and Democracy 3.0
ECO 308 Industrial Economics 3.0
Total 12.0

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 309 Introductory Econometrics (II) 3.0
ECO 310 East Asian Studies 3.0
ECO 311 Business, Finance and Accounting (II) 3.0
Total 9.0

4th YEAR- 1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 401 Economics of Environment 3.0
ECO 402 International Economics 3.0
ECO 403 History of Economic Thought 3.0
ECO 404 Banking System 3.0
Total 12.0

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 405 Population Economics 3.0
ECO 406 Economics Modeling and forecasting (previous) 3.0
ECO 407 Public Sector and Private Sector in Economy 3.0
ECO 408 Economic Development 3.0
ECO 413 Managerial Economics (new) 3.0
Total 15.0

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 409 Economy of Bangladesh (II) 3.0
ECO 410 Transport Economics 3.0
ECO 411 Thesis Paper on Theoretical Economics 3.0
ECO 412 Thesis Paper on any topic of Bangladesh 3.0
Total 12.0