Economics, M.S.

Master of Science in Economics

Degree Requirements

Students may earn the Master of Science in Economics by fulfilling the requirements of one of the two options detailed below:

Thesis Option

Requirements
Complete 24 hours of course work including the following:24
Research Seminar
Research Seminar
Macroeconomic Analysis in the Global Economy
Microeconomic Theory and Business Decisions
Econometric Theory and Methods
Thesis6
Eighteen hours of course work must be in economics (prefixed by ECO), and 15 of these 18 hours must be at the 5000-level
18 hours of course work, whether within or outside of economics, must be at the 5000-level
Only those 4000-level courses approved for graduate credit will count toward the degree’s requirements 1
Total Hours30
1

i.e., courses that appear in the Graduate Catalog

Non-thesis Option

Requirements
Complete 36 hours of course work including the following:36
Research Seminar
Research Seminar
Macroeconomic Analysis in the Global Economy
Microeconomic Theory and Business Decisions
Econometric Theory and Methods
Twenty-four hours of course work must be in economics (prefixed by ECO), and 15 of these 24 hours must be at the 5000-level
24 hours of course work, whether within or outside of economics, must be at the 5000-level
Only those 4000-level courses approved for graduate credit will count toward the degree’s requirements 1
Total Hours36
1

i.e., courses that appear in the Graduate Catalog