Master of Arts
|Overall 3.0 GPA required|
|ECON 701||Advanced Micro-Economic Theory 1||4|
|ECON 702||Advanced Macro-Economic Theory 1||3|
|ECON 711||Advanced Micro-Economic Theory 2||4|
|ECON 712||Advanced Macro-Economic Theory 2||3|
|ECON 721||Mathematical Economics||3|
|ECON 725||Econometrics 1||3|
|ECON 726||Econometrics 2||3|
|ECON 795||Independent Study||2|
Suggested Plan of Study
|ECON 701||4||ECON 711||4||ECON 795||2|
|ECON 702||3||ECON 712||3|
|ECON 721||3||ECON 725||3|
|Total credit hours: 31|
Major Learning Outcomes
Master of Arts in Economics
The doctoral program in economics trains students to 1) conduct independent and original research in economics of publishable quality; 2) analyze questions of interest to economists and policymakers, employing tools and methods of theoretical and empirical economics in a manner that meets or exceeds the expectations of the economics profession for a doctorate in economics; and 3) effectively communicate both what economists in general know and the fruits of the student's own research.
Students will demonstrate the ability to teach, at any undergraduate level or beyond, core courses in economics and courses in at least two areas of specialization within economics.
Students will produce research papers that lead to refereed publications in economics journals.
Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the methods and insights of economics in ways that are valued by society.