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Summary Program Structure for Bachelor of Development Economics (BDEC)

 Year 1 Semester I 
CodeCourse NameCU
ECO 1107Introductory Microeconomics4
ECO 1108Introduction to Mathematics for Economists4
ECO 1103Introduction to  Accounting 
COE 1103Business Communication Skills
ECO 1105Political Economy3
ECO 1104Introduction to Sociology3
ECO 1106Introduction to Ugandan Economy3
 Total Semester Load20 CU
   
 Year 1 Semester II 
CodeCourse NameCU
ECO 1201Principles of Development Economics3
ECO 1207Introductory Macroeconomics4
ECO 1208Introduction to Statistics for Economists4
ECO 1204Introduction to Computing for Economists3
COE 1205Organisational Theory and Management3
ECO 1206Business Law3
 Total Semester Load20 CU
   
 Year 2 Semester I 
CodeCourse NameCU
 Core Courses 
DEC2106History of Economic Thought4
ECO 2112Microeconomics4
ECO 2113Quantitative Methods4
ECO 2104Computer Skills for Economists
COE 2105Entrepreneurship 3
 Electives (Choose one) 
DEC 2104Women, Gender and Development3
DEC 2105Refugees and Disaster Management3
ECO 2115Agricultural Production and Farm Management3
ECO 2106Industrial Economics3
 Total Semester Load21
   
 Year  2 Semester IINew 
CodeCourse NameCU
 Core Courses 
DEC 2201Rural Development3
DEC 2203Governance and Development3
ECO 2214Macroeconomics 4
ECO 2211Econometrics I4
ECO 2213Research Methodology
 Electives (Choose one) 
DEC 2206 Land Economics
ECO 2204Labour Economics 3
ECO 2212Financial Economics
ECO 2215Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives
 Total Semester Load21
 Recess Term 
CodeCourse Name 
DEC 2207Field Attachment
 Year  3  Semester I 
CodeCourse Name 
 Core Courses 
DEC 3101Poverty, Growth and Income Distribution3
DEC 3102Government Development Policy3
DEC 3107Public Policy Development and Analysis
ECO 3112Development Economics
DEC 3103Social Security and Welfare Economics3
 Electives (Choose Two) 
DEC 3106Informal Sector Economics3
ECO 3109Monetary Economics3
ECO 3106International Economics3
ECO 3111Natural Resource Economics3
 Total Semester Load19 CU
   
 Year  3 Semester II 
CodeCourse NameCU
 Core Courses 
DEC 3205Welfare Economics4
DEC 3202Rural Finance3
ECO 3202Project Planning and Management3
ECO 3203Ugandan Economy3
 Electives (Choose Two) 
COE 3203Strategic Management
DEC 3203Social Sector Economics3
DEC 3204Applied Tax Policy3
ECO 3205Health Economics3
ECO 3207Environmental Economics3
ECO 3214Microfinance: Theory and Practice3
 Total Semester Load19 CU
  TOTAL PROGRAMME LOAD 125 CU