School of Business:: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Bachelor of Business Economics / Program Overview

Ø  Background to the program and subject area:
The Economics major provides a comprehensive analysis of how the economic system works in Jordan and throughout the world. The introductory courses are surveys of economic problems, policies, and theory; and the required courses in micro theory and macro theory give a deeper analytical foundation. Electives permit further study in a wide range of fields, including money and banking, international trade and finance, public sector economics, economic development, feasibility studies, labor economics, industrial organization, environmental economics, law and economics, and econometrics.
The Economics major provides a general background that is useful to those planning careers in research and development, government service, or business as well as those planning careers as professional economists. Professional economists work as college teachers, as researchers for government agencies, businesses, and consulting firms, and as administrators and managers in a wide range of fields.
Ø  Vision statements of the program:
Vision: Business Economics Department is internationally recognized for the quality of teaching and research. Therefore, our vision is to generate and disseminate knowledge in the fields of economics that include industrial, fiscal, resource and environmental, monetary, international, development, human resource and Islamic economics, econometrics and research. Our vision also to provide leaders and policy-makers with the tools they need to better understand the process of economic development, enabling them to help craft policies that expand the opportunities and achievements of people.
 Ø  Mission statements of the program:
The mission of the Department of Economics is ultimately to support the missions of the University of Jordan by providing quality instruction and training to bachelor, master, and Ph.D. students to prepare them for successful careers; engaging in scholarly research activity to maintain academic participation and advance knowledge in the field of economics; and providing service to the university and the society at large. Our mission is to provide high quality undergraduate and graduate education and extraordinary learning experiences that prepare our students for positions in business, industry, and government on a local, national, and global level.
 Ø  Program Aims:
1.  To provide the students with the knowledge related to the microeconomic and macroeconomic theories.
2.    To develop the ability of students to find economic data.
3.    To develop the ability of students to solve the contemporary economic problem.
4.    To qualify the students to know how to deal with applied economic issues.