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Department of Economics

The Department of Economics, under the College of Arts and Sciences of IUBAT, offers a degree program in Economics, provides courses in economics under the general education module of other colleges of the university, conducts research and organizes seminars, workshops and training on emerging economic issues. Educational programs of the Department also receive support from other departments and colleges of the university to realize its objective of developing manpower in the field of economics as well as making contribution to solution of economic problems faced by the country. Students and faculties of the department have access to all facilities of the university including extensive use of IT facilities provided by the Computer Education and Training Centre (CETC) for training and research.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Economics is to provide teaching and research, a high-quality education in economics, a better understanding of the global and national economic issues for academic rigor and career preparation. It also aims at providing curricula that promote critical thinking skills and enhance decision making abilities, which help students become more productive and well-informed citizens.

Vision

The vision of Department of Economics is to be one of the leading programs of economics for its education, training, research and public service as well as the preparation of students’ capacity of critical thinking, responsibility, leadership and service.

Brief Description of

Bachelor of Arts in Economics program

The Department of Economics under the College of Arts and Sciences of IUBAT offers a degree program in Economics, provide courses in economics under the general education module of other colleges of the university, conducts research and organizes seminars, workshops and training on economic issues facing the society.

Educational programs of the Department also receives support from other departments and colleges of the university to realize its objective of developing manpower in the field of economics as well as making contribution to solution of economic problems facing the country.

Students and faculty of the Department have access to all facilities of the university including extensive use of IT facilities provided by the Computer Education and Training Centre (CETC) for training and research.

Career Prospect

There are a number of job opportunities for graduates of economics at the intersection of arts, science, and math. The most important aspect that graduates of economics are good at is the ability to guide people…

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Job Sectors

Being an economist is not the only job for the graduates of economics; there are a wide range of job opportunities for them. The graduates of economics can work in a variety of sectors including private and government offices, banking and insurance companies and varieties of industries.

Student Services

  • Student advising and counselling
  • Course wise consultation hours
  • TA support
  • Career development training
  • Grooming

Faculty Members

Muhammad Shahjahan

Muhammad Shahjahan

Professor  & Coordinator

Dr. Bilkis Raihana

Dr. Bilkis Raihana

Professor

Chandan Kumar Sarkar

Chandan Kumar Sarkar

Assistant Professor