Department of Economics

                Department of Economics

  •       Background of the department

Economics department is one of the Departments establishedunder the faculty of business and economics at 2005 E.C. in Mettu University.As per the new policy of the Ethiopian government to mitigate the manpower shortage in this field of study the departments aspires  to produce qualified citizens who are going to participate in research and development, teaching and consultancy service that the economy demands and thereby contribute towards the fulfillment of the development policies and strategies of the country.  Therefore, its plan is to educate and train students in this field of specialization:

This department is offering   1st, 2nd and 3rd year in regular program and 1st year in weekend program in Bedelle campus of Mettu University in the year 2007 E.C. The department is performing teaching-learning process by using the newly launched modularized curriculum.

Up on successful completion of the program, the graduates will be awarded a degree with the following nomenclature:

In English: “Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics

In Amharic:    “የአርት ባችለር ዲግሪ በኢኮኖሚክስ


The program will have Three-year duration, with one semester consisting of 16 weeks.