BS Double Major in Economics and Finance

Programme Mission:
This program offers specialized training to students to create professional economists, business leaders, and academics capable of describing, comparing and correlating core economics and finance concepts with issues pertaining to real world; contributing significantly to private as well as public sector of the economy.

First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year
Winter Term: Sept. – Dec Winter Term: Sept. – Dec Winter Term: Sept. – Dec Winter Term: Sept. – Dec
  1. Intro to Micro Econ(3)
  2. Mathematics I (3)
  3. Statistics I (3)
  4. Applications of Information Communication Technologies (ICT- Computing I ) (3)
  5. Communication Skills (3)
  6. Islamic Studies*(2)
  7. Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan / Studio Arts *(2)
  1. Environmental Science: Intro(3)
  2. Macro Economics I
  3. Principles of Marketing
  4. Mathematical Economics I
  5. Principles of Management
  6. Entrepreneurship*(2)
  1. Micro Economics II
  2. Financial Accounting II
  3. Financial Statement Analysis
  4. Mathematical Economics II
  5. Financial Management I
  1. Time Series Analysis & Forecasting
  2. Econometrics II
  3. Research Methods
  4. International Finance
  5. Banking
Spring Term: Jan. – May Spring Term: Jan. – May Spring Term: Jan. – May Spring Term: Jan. – May
  1. Intro to Macro Econ (3)
  2. Mathematics II (3)
  3. Statistics II (3)
  4. Computing for Business & Economics II (3)
  5. Academic Writing (3)
  6. Financial Accounting I
  7. Studio Arts/ Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan*(2)
  1. Development Economics
  2. OB & HRM
  3. Micro Economics I
  4. Marketing Management
  5. Sociology/Psychology *(2)
  6. Civics and Community Engagement*(2)
  1. Macro Economics II
  2. Monetary Economics
  3. Investments
  4. Financial Mgmt. II
  5. Econometrics I
  1. Risk Management
  2. International Trade
  3. Economic Growth
  4. Introduction to Decision Analysis
  5. Pakistan Economy*(2)
  6. Research Project (3)
    Summer Term: June – Aug  

Applied Economics Field Assignment and Report(Internship)(3)



Length of BS Double Major in Economics and Finance Programme and Graduation Requirements: The BS Double Major in Economics and Finance Programme is a 4 year degree programme requiring completion of a minimum of 165 credit hours. A CGPA of 2.0 is required to graduate from the programme.
Credit Hours: All courses are 4 credit hours each except courses indicated as (3 credit hours) and (2 credit hours.)
Academic Year: The academic year consists of 2 Semesters (Winter, Spring) and an optional Summer Term for deficiency/ failure/repetition courses. The Winter Semester from September - December and Spring Semester from January – May consist of 16-18 weeks each including one week for Mid Semester Exams and one week for Final Semester Exams. The optional Summer Term for deficiency/failure/repetition courses will be from June – August for 9-11 weeks.
Course Load: Students can take a maximum of 21 credit hours during the regular winter and spring semesters and a maximum of 8 credit hours in the optional Summer Term for deficiency/failure/repetition courses. The maximum number of total credit hours excluding deficiency/failure/repetition courses may not exceed 42 credit hours in an academic year. The Research Method Course and Research Project in the fourth year cannot be advanced to an earlier semester.
Internship: In order to graduate students will be required to complete an Applied Economics Field Assignment and Report (Internship) (3 credit hours) at least 6-8 weeks in duration which is to be taken in any Summer Term.
Entrance Requirements: Admission into the Lahore School’s Bachelors Programmes is regulated through i) SAT I (1200 with minimum 600 mathematics) or Lahore School Entrance Examination and ii) interview process. Entrance requirements for the Bachelors Programmes are 12-13 years of formal schooling with a maximum of one gap year with the following certifications: (i) Matric and Intermediate with at least 60% marks (ii) American High School Diploma with IBCC equivalence of 60%. (iii) International Baccalaureate with IBCC equivalence of 60%. (iv) GCE ‘O’ Level passes in 8 subjects and A level in three principal subjects with IBCC equivalence of 60%. No credit in A Level will be given for any Advanced Subsidiary or General Paper or any other half credit course. Candidates awaiting final result can also apply subject to the condition that they submit their A Level / FA / FSc and High School result soon after their declaration in August. An equivalence certificate will be required for O-Level / American High School Diploma / International Baccalaureate and A-Level from IBCC.

The Lahore School of Economics has the right to make modifications in its Policies including Admission Policies, Fees, Courses, Course Sequence, Seminar, Tutorial and Graduation requirements for any Undergraduate/ Graduate Programme