Requirements

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Undergraduate Course Requirements

Both ECO 200, and ECO 201 are prerequisites for required courses in the B.A./M.A. Program. They can be used to satisfy the distribution requirement but cannot be credited toward a major in economics.
  • ECO 221 Economics Statistics I
  • ECO 321 Economics Statistics II with a grade of B or better
  • ECO 300 Intermediate Microeconomics with a grade of B or better
  • ECO 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics with a grade of B or better
  • MATH 150 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • MATH 155 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • MATH 160 Matrix Algebra
Grades in Math 150 and Math 160 must average at least a B.
Students must also complete four undergraduate economics courses offered by the department which satisfies the elective component of the economics major. No more than 3 credits may be at the 100-level.

 

Graduate Course Requirements

Students must earn a “B” average in the graduate portion of the B.A./M.A. program to be awarded the M.A. degree. Of the 30 credits required for the M.A. degree, 24 must be devoted to courses in economics.
  • ECO 701 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECO 703 Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECO 721 Economic Statistics
  • ECO 722 Econometrics
Of the 30 credits required for the degree, at least 24 must be devoted to courses in economics. The remaining 6 may be taken in related fields with permission of the department.
Students must submit a satisfactory master’s thesis written under the supervision of a member of the economics faculty.