Master of Arts, Applied Economics

man pushing large ball up hillThe emphasis on applied economics provides training in practical, problem-solving techniques appropriate for careers in teaching, private business, the public sector, banking, and consulting. Although this program emphasize applied economics, it also guides students in the rigorous preparation necessary for doctoral programs.

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  • Requirements for the Economics MA, Concentration in Applied Economics include core courses in:
    ECON 201* Microeconomic Theory 
    ECON 104**, 203A, 203B Research Methods 
    ECON 205 Culminating Experiences in a Policy Workshop 
    ECON 298E Comprehensive Exam.

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* Students must not earn less than a B on any undergraduate course.  Students earning less than a B in any undergraduate course are allowed one attempt to retake and achieve the minimum grade. (This does not apply to undergrad courses that are not re taught within one year).

** Students must complete ECON 201 with a grade of "B" or better. Students earning less than a B in this class are allowed one attempt to retake and achieve the minimum grade.