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 511 Macroeconomic Theory
- ECO 514 Microeconomic Theory
- ECO 530 Econometrics
Additional Courses for Thesis Track:
- Five graduate-level ECO elective courses (15 credits); and
- Two ECO 699 Graduate Thesis courses (6 credits )
Additional Courses for Non-Thesis Track:
- Six additional graduate-level ECO elective courses (18 credits)
- ECO 597 Independent Study