The Master of Arts in Economics degree emphasizes applied economics. Students enrolled in this program combine core training in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and quantitative methods with economics courses covering a wide range of topics.
Graduate students acquire the skills and knowledge to apply economic theory and tools to address interesting problems. Think about the course requirements as 10 3-credit courses.
- ECO 514 Microeconomic Theory
- ECO 515 Advanced Microeconomics
- ECO 530 Econometrics
- ECO 531 Econometrics Models and Applications
- ECO 511 Macroeconomic Theory
Additional Courses for Thesis Track:
- Three additional graduate-level ECO elective courses (9 credits); and
- 6 credits of ECO 699 Graduate Thesis
Additional Courses for Non-Thesis Track:
- Six additional graduate-level ECO elective courses (15 credits)