Accredited In High-Quality by the Colombian Ministry of Education. 
Res. nº. 29499 12/29/17 effective until 12/28/21.

Undergraduate degree in Economics

Become a professional with an entrepreneurial hallmark and develop a critical vision of the economic environment, generating innovative solutions in benefit of society, based on the use of limited resources.

Why should you study Economics?

Higher Quality Education

The Economics program of Universidad Ean, in its on-site format, is internationally accredited by ACBSP(Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs). Besides, it is certified in High Quality by the National Council of Accreditation of the Colombian Ministry of Education (CNA by its initials in Spanish).

Broad Labor Field

You will be able to hold public or private positions in different kinds of companies, for the foreign and local market. Through a cross-disciplinary education, you will be able to stand out in research, planning and consulting scenarios, among many others.

Double Degree

In addition to complementing your training process, you can obtain two professional degrees; one from the Universidad Ean and the other from the Universidad de Alcalá (Spain).

International Mobility

You can choose among several options to go on exchanges and get double degrees, as well as having international academic experiences. Universidad Ean has  alliances with about 80 universities in Colombia and abroad.

What does an Economist do?

  • Interpret and apply growth models and policy instruments in the administration that meets economic, social and environmental factors.
  • Analyze and apply models of microeconomic analysis.
  • Understand the macroeconomic context and analyze its sustainable impact in the market and companies.
  • Develop sustainable business opportunities and lead projects that create economic, environmental and social value.

What are the working areas of an Economist?

  • Economic, financial and strategic planning.
  • Public control.
  • Distribution of goods and services.
  • Research area.
  • Market behavior.
  • Business planning.
  • Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Why should you study at Universidad Ean?
Institute for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

We have the best professional team to train, support and advise you on entrepreneurship issues.

One of the best university incubators worldwide

Our program Ean Impacta was highlighted by the organization UBI Global during the World Incubation Summit 2018 (WIS).

Big projects beginning

We offer 15 research laboratories of cutting edge technology, where important projects for the domestic industries have been developed.

Challenging-based learning

We broke the traditional ground of higher education, and today we teach by a practical, effective and motivating way, on a challenge-based learning.

Interdisciplinary Education

All our students take courses related to the process of creation and consolidation of companies and sustainable business models.

Tuition fee
$6.030.000*
Per semester

*The tuition fee of the whole program depends on the number of academic credits enrolled by the student.

Academic credit fee is subject to annual increases determined by Universidad Ean and authorized by the Colombian Ministry of Education – MEN (by its initials in Spanish).

School
School of Administration, Finance and Economic Sciences.
Duration
144 academic credits.
Schedule

(From 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ) Terms and conditions.

SNIES code (National Higher Education Information System): 52083. Res. No. 20246 of the Colombian Ministry of Education -10/26/16, effective until 08/04/23. City: Bogotá D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America.

Accreditations and Certifications
ACBSP International Accreditation.
High Quality Accreditation. Res. No. 16118 of the Colombian Ministry of Education – 08/04/16 effective until 08/04/23.

Curriculum

First Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Economic Thought 4 credit hours
  • Principles of Economics 3 credit hours
  • Differential Calculus 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Mathematical Logic 3 credit hours
  • Foreign Language I 3 credit hours
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship I 2 credit hours

Second Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Principles of Microeconomics 3 credit hours
  • Financial Mathematics 3 credit hours
  • Integral Calculus 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Complex Thinking Structures 3 credit hours
  • Foreign Language II 3 credit hours
  • Colombian Political Constitution and Sustainability 3 credit hours

Third Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 3 credit hours
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credit hours
  • Financial Accounting 3 credit hours
  • Mathematical Economics 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Foreign Language III 3 credit hours
  • Descriptive Statistics 3 credit hours

Fourth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 credit hours
  • Colombian Economic History 2 credit hours
  • Financial Statement Analysis 3 credit hours
  • Probability and Statistics 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Foreign Language IV 3 credit hours
  • Communication Skills 4 credit hours

Fifth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Advanced Microeconomics 3 credit hours
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 2 credit hours
  • World Economic History 3 credit hours
  • Costs and Budgets 3 credit hours
  • Linear Algebra 3 credit hours
  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • Research Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Socio-humanistic and Culture I 2 credit hours

Sixth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Sustainable Economic Development 3 credit hours
  • International Economics 2 credit hours
  • Corporate Finance 2 credit hours
  • Econometrics I 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship II 3 credit hours
  • Geopolitical Context 4 credit hours

Seventh Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Economic Policy 3 credit hours
  • Economic Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Finance and Investment Management 2 credit hours
  • Capital Markets 3 credit hours
  • Econometrics II 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship III 3 credit hours
  • Socio-humanistic and Culture II 2 credit hours

Eighth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • Professional Internship 6 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective I 3 credit hours
  • Elective II 3 credit hours
  • Elective III 3 credit hours
  • Elective IV 3 credit hours
Tuition fee
$3.600.000*
Per semester

*The tuition fee of the whole program depends on the number of academic credits enrolled by the student.

Academic credit fee is subject to annual increases determined by Universidad Ean and authorized by the Colombian Ministry of Education – MEN (by its initials in Spanish).

Degree Granted
Economist.
School
School of Online Studies.
Duration
144 academic credits.

SNIES code (National Higher Education Information System): 102065. Res. No. 14937 of the Colombian Ministry of Education - 11/19/12, effective until 11/19/19. City: Bogotá D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America.

Curriculum

First Semester 16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 1.1 Training and Communication in Online Environments 8 credit hours
  • Communication Skills
  • Elective in Culture
  • Elective in Socio - Humanistic
  • Core Courses
  • 1.2 Fundamentals and economic environment 8 credit hours
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Colombian Economy History

Second Semester 16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 2.1 Structured thinking skills 8 credit hours
  • Complex Thinking Structure
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Core Courses
  • 2.2 Economic history and economic thought 8 credit hours
  • Thought and Economic Theory
  • World Economic History

Third Semester 16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 3.1 Mathematics for the economic sciences 8 credit hours
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Core Courses
  • 3.2 Macroeconomics 8 credit hours
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics

Fourth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 4.1 Optimization and Statistics for Economists 8 credit hours
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 4.2.1 Foreign Language I 4 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • 4.2.2 Elective I 4 credit hours
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Quinto Semester 16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 5.1 Culture of Entrepreneurship 8 credit hours
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship I
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship II
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship III
  • Core Courses
  • 5.2 Microeconomía 8 credit hours
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics

Sixth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 6.1 Financial management and administrative accounting 8 credit hours
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 6.2.1 Foreign Language II 4 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • 6.2.2 Elective II 4 credit hours
  • Elective II
  • Elective III

Seventh Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 7.1 Econometrics 8 credit hours
  • Econometrics I
  • Econometrics II
  • 7.2 Stock and Investment Projects 8 credit hours
  • Capital Market
  • Finance and Investment Management
  • Costs and Budget

Eighth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • 8.1.1 Professional Internship 6 credit hours
  • 8.1.2 Research Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 8.2.1 Foreign Language III 4 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • 8.2.2 Elective III 4 credit hours
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV

Ninth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • 9.1 Sustainable development and economic policy 8 credit hours
  • Sustainable Economic Development
  • Economic Seminar
  • Economic Policy
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • 9.2 Global Environment, Ethics and Society 8 credit hours
  • Constitution, Ethics and Sustainability
  • Geopolitical Context

What do I need to study a virtual program?

  • Laptop with
  • Internet connection equal to or greater than 5MB
  • I2 Duo or Superior Processor
  • RAM 2GB or more
  • Hard Disk of 80GB or more
  • AMD Turion or higher
  • Operating system Windows 7 or higher, OS 10.6 or Linux Ubuntu 11.10
  • For your classes, you must have:
  • Webcam
  • Microphone and speaker headphones with microphone
  • Acrobat Reader, Flash Player, Shockwave Player, JAVA in its latest version
  • Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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