Faculty of Economic and Management Science

Message from the dean

After more than two decades of civil war in Somalia, the Faculty of Economics is directing to rebuild its re-existence through knowledge and experience. In addition, the mission of the faculty is to work within the framework and directives from the Federal Republic of Somalia. Its program is 4 years degree in both BS and BA with majors in Economics and Management. During the first two years, Students take common basic courses, while the faculty students will be divided in two directions (Economics and Management). Criteria and techniques relating for the division of the students will be studied separately.

The program provides a well articulated curriculum for students interested in either to pursue further education or running high level positions in both public and private sector corporations. The program consists of 226 credit hours. Major disciplines of Economics have 126 credit hours while the Management oriented credit hours are 128. There are also faculty requirement and elective courses for both the BS and BA degrees (respectively 60 and 32 Total Credit Hours).

The Dean
Prof. Hassan Osman Ga’al

Curriculum plan

Duration                      4 years

Semesters                    8

Courses                       42 subjects

Research project          1

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Departments/ Degree

Degree

  • BS in Economics
  • BA in Management4 Years Framework
    • Faculty Requirement Courses                                   60
    • Major Economic/Management Courses                     126/128
    • Non Specialization Courses                                      32

Department of Economics: BS in Economics

4 Years BS in Economics Framework

  • Faculty Requirement Courses                                   60
  • Major Economic/Management Courses                     126
  • Non Specialization Courses                                      32

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. A. Faculty Required Courses

No. Course Description Total Credit Hours
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

English I (Functional)

English II (Communication Skills)

English III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

English IV (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

English V (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

English VI (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

Principles of Sociology

Principles and thoughts of Islamic Economy

Private Law

Public Law

Commercial Law

Somali Studies

Total

6

6

6

6

6

6

4

4

6

6

4

4

64

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B. Major Economic Department Courses

No. Course Description

Total Credit Hours

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

15.

16.

17.

18.

19.

20.

21.

22.

23.

Fundamentals of Economics

General Mathematics

Principles of Microeconomics

General Accountancy

Advanced Mathematics

Methods of Statistics

APPLIED Accountancy

Principles Of Macroeconomics

Statistics I

Enterprise Economics

Financial Mathematics

Money And Banking

Public Finance

Agricultural Economy

Environmental Economics

International Trade and Finance

Economic Policy

History of Economic Thoughts

Theory and Principles of Economic Development

Theory and Techniques of Economic Planning

Theory and Principles of Developing Countries

Principles of Islamic Studies

Research Project ( Thesis + 2 Papers from different Subjects)

Total

3

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

3

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

129

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C. Elective Courses

No.

Course Description

Total Credit Hours

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

Somali Economy

Industrial Economics

Economic Geography

Psychology

Community development

Research Methodology

Basic Econometrics

Somali Studies

Total

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

Department of Economics: BS in Economics

1st Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

1st Semester

1) Private Law

2) General Mathematics

3) English I

4) Principles of Islamic Economics

5) Principles of Sociology

6) General Accountancy

2nd Semester

1) Advanced Mathematics

2) Principles of Microeconomics

3) Methods of Statistics

4) Applied Accountancy

5) English II

6) Private Law

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

2nd Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

3rd Semester

1) Principles of Macroeconomics

2) Economic Statistics & Demography

3) Enterprise Economics

4) Money & Banking System

5) English III

6) Public Law

4th Semester

1) Public Finance

2) Financial Mathematics

3) Principles of Marketing

4) English IV

5) Somali Studies

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

4

3rd Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

5Th Semester

1) English V

2) Agricultural Economics

3) Economic Policy

4) International Trade & Finance

5) Industrial Economics

6Th Semester

1) English VI

2) Theory and principles of Economic development

3) History of Economic Thoughts

4) Economic Geography

6

6

6

6

4

6

6

6

4

4th Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

7Th Semester

1) Theory & Techniques of Economic Planning

2) Environmental Economics

3) Research Methodology

4) Basic Econometrics

8Th Semester

1) Theories and Principles of Developing Countries

2) Somali Economy

3) Psychology

4) Research Project ( Thesis and 2 Papers)

6

6

6

4

6

4

4

Department of Management: BA in Management

4 Years BA in Management Framework

  • Faculty Requirement Courses                               60
  • Major Economic/Management Courses                 128
  • Non Specialization Courses                                  32

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A. Faculty required Courses

No. Course Description Total Credit Hours
1)

2)

3)

4)

5)

6)

7)

8)

9)

10)

11)

12)

English I (Functional)

English II (Communication Skills)

English III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

English IV (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

English V (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

English VI (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

Principles of Sociology

Principles and thoughts of Islamic Economy

Private Law

Public Law

Commercial Law

Somali Studies

Total

6

6

6

6

6

6

4

4

6

6

4

4

64

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B. Major Management Department Courses

No. Course Description

Total Credit Hours

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

15.

16.

17.

Principles of Auditing & Ethical Standards

Organizational Behavior

Principles of Marketing

Statistical Methods for Management

Strategic Management

Financial Accounting Principles

Leadership Communications

Investment Theory and Applications

Marketing research Management

Business, Society and Environment

Project Management

Human Resource Management

Management of Organizational Behavior

Banking Operations and Management

Professional Selling and sales management

Decision Making

Research Project ( Thesis and 2 papers)

Total

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

128

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Department of Economics: BA in Management

1st Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

1st Semester

1) Fundamentals of Economics

2) General Mathematics

3) English I

4) Principles of Islamic Economics

5) Principles of Sociology

6) General Accountancy

2nd Semester

1) Advanced Mathematics

2) Principles of Microeconomics

3) Methods of Statistics

4) Applied Accountancy

5) English ii

6) Private Law

.

3

6

6

4

6

6

.

6

6

6

6

6

6

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2nd Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

3rd Semester

1) Principles of Macroeconomics

2) Economic Statistics & Demography

3) Enterprise Economics

4) Islamic Economic System

5) English iii

6) Public Law

4th Semester

1) Public Finance

2) Financial Mathematics

3) Money & Banking System

4) English IV

5) Somali Studies

.

6

6

6

4

6

4

.

6

6

6

6

4

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3rd Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

5th Semester

1. Principles of Auditing & Ethical Standards

2. Organizational Behavior

3. Principles of Marketing

4. Statistical Methods of Management

5. Research Methodology

6. English V (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

6th Semester

1. Strategic Management

2. Financial Accounting Principles

3. Leadership Communications

4. Investment Theory & Applications

5. Marketing Research Management

6. English VI (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

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6

6

6

6

6

4

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6

6

6

6

6

6

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4th Year

Subject Description

Credit Hours

7th Semester

1. Business, Society & Environment

2. Project Management

3. Human Resource Management

4. Management of Organizational Behavior

5. Community Development

8th Semester

1. Banking Operations & Management

2. Professional Selling and sales Management

3. Decision Making

4. Research Project ( Thesis and 2 Papers)

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6

6

6

6

4

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6

6

6

Batch

No.

Boys

Girls

1 45 33 12
2 63 53 10
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the year: 2015

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january 16 to january 31 is final exam period for semester two
February 1 to feb 15 for short vocation. NB feb 8 to 15 re-exam

 

Somali National University-Faculty of Economics and Mgt.

Semester Three     February  

The year: 2016

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Tentative Academic calendar for 2015-2016 of Somali National University

  • 52 WKS
  • 20 WKS /Semester
  • 12 WKS /Exams & Vacations
  • 6 working days/WK
  • 3 periods of lessons of 2 hrs each per day

Semesters

Zero, 2, 4 and 6

1, 3 and 5

Periods From 16 to 31st Aug ( 2 Wks) 1st Sept to 15th Jan (20 WKs) 16th to 31st Jan (2 WKs) 1st to 15th Feb (2WKs) 16th Feb to 30th June (20 WKs) 1st to 15th July (2WKs) 16th July to 15 Aug (4WKs)
Events Re-exams Registration and Admission exams Course work Exams Short-vacation Re-exams Course

work

Exams Long-Vacation

Email: economics@snu.edu.so