Bachelor of Science with Education (Economics)
The Bachelor of Science with Education (Economics) program at Lira University is a comprehensive and specialized degree program designed to prepare students for a career in teaching economics at the secondary school level. The program combines in-depth knowledge of economics with pedagogical training to equip graduates with the skills and expertise necessary to become effective educators.
The program is structured to provide students with a strong foundation in economics principles, theories, and concepts. Students will study a range of topics, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, development economics, international economics, and economic policy. Through a combination of theoretical coursework, practical exercises, and research projects, students develop a deep understanding of the subject matter.
In addition to the economics-focused curriculum, students in the Bachelor of Science with Education (Economics) program also receive comprehensive training in educational theory and practice. They learn about instructional strategies, curriculum development, assessment methods, classroom management, and educational psychology. These pedagogical components enable students to develop effective teaching techniques and create engaging learning environments for their future students.
The program’s weekday classes provide students with a structured and immersive learning experience. Throughout the week, students attend lectures, participate in discussions, engage in hands-on activities, and work on group projects. This regular schedule allows for consistent interaction with faculty members and fellow students, fostering a collaborative and stimulating learning environment.
As part of the program, students may also have the opportunity to gain practical teaching experience through field placements or internships in local secondary schools. These experiences provide valuable hands-on teaching experience under the guidance of experienced educators, helping students develop their instructional skills and apply their knowledge in real-world settings.
Upon graduation, students are well-prepared to pursue a career as economics teachers in secondary schools. They possess a solid foundation in economics principles, along with the necessary pedagogical skills to effectively teach and engage students. Graduates may also choose to pursue advanced studies in education or economics, opening up additional career opportunities in research, policy analysis, or higher education.