Economics: Applied Economics, M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M300 Q036

  • This program is Non-Thesis Only.

Required Courses

Required Courses
ECON 5123Advanced Price and Welfare Theory3
ECON 5163Advanced Macroeconomic and Growth Theory3
ECON 5213Advanced Econometrics3
ECON 5153Mathematical Economics I3
ECON 6213Seminar in Price and Welfare Theory3
ECON 6313Seminar in Macro and Growth Theory3
Core Courses
ECON 5940Research in Economic Problems2
Choose 12 hours of graduate level course work selected in consultation with the student's advisor and committee12
Total Credit Hours32

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.