Suggested Programs and Approved Electives

Suggested Programs of Study for the MA Degree in Economics

The MA degree in economics requires 30 credits of graduate work, including an 18 credit core in micro, macro and statistics/econometrics.


Suggested MA program for students

Fall

Microeconomic Theory I (220:501)
Macroeconomic Theory I (220:503)
Statistical Analysis (220:506)

Spring

Microeconomic Theory II (220: 502)
Macroeconomic Theory II
(220:504)
Econometrics I (220:507)
 

Fall

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Bold Indicates required course. 


List of Approved Electives for the MA in Economics

*Other courses not listed below may also count towards the degree, with the approval of the graduate director.

              Economics

  • 220:505 Economics of Immigration and Gender
  • 220:509 Economic Fluctions and Growth
  • 220:515 Economics of the Public Sector
  • 220:518 International Economics I
  • 220:519 International Economics II
  • 220:520 Economics of Human Resources
  • 220:523 Industrial Organization
  • 220:529 Labor Economics
  • 220:535 Financial Economics
  • 220:536 Health Economics
  • 220:551 Mathematics Methods for Economists
  • 220:553 Urban Economics
  • 220:685 Special Topics (Development Economics)

             Finance/Economics

  • 223:602 Economics of Industrial Relations
  • 223:606 Public Utility Regulation
  • 223:608 International Trade and Macro
  • 223:655 Econometrics II
  • 390:603 Investment Analysis
  • 390:604 Financial Institutions
  • 390:605 Adv Financial Management
  • 390:606 International Financial Markets
  • 390:608 Portfolio Management
  • 390:609 Options
  • 390:659 Healthcare Finance
  • 839:571 Financial Models
  • 839:662 Financial Models II
  • 390:571 Investments
  • 390:661 Corporate Finance
  • 390:662 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Theory
  • 390:668 Empirical Finance

             International Business

  • 553:601 Theory of International Business
  • 553:602 History of International Business
  • 553:604 Corporate Innovation & International Business
  • 553:605 National Innovation Policies and International Business
  • 553:607 Global Political Economy

              Political Science/Global Affairs

  • 26:790:538 Global Environmental Issues
  • 26:790:542 Topics in Recent International Relations