Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements


Students may pursue one of two options:

Option A – No Thesis: 36 credits.
Option B – Thesis: 33 credits and a thesis.

The decision should be made at least one semester prior to the completion of the program.
 

Required Courses:

  • B0000: Microeconomic Analysis, 3 credits
  • B1000: Macroeconomic Analysis, 3 credits
  • B2000: Statistics and Introduction to Econometrics, 3 credits
  • B2100: Foundations of Empirical Research, 3 credits
     

Elective Courses:

  • Option A – No Thesis
    Additional graduate courses 24
  • Option B – Thesis (B9900: Thesis Research 3)
    Additional graduate courses 21
     

Click here to see the full list of courses offered in the program.
 

GPA Requirements:

  • Course work must be completed with a grade average of B or better.
  • The required courses, B0000, B1000, and B2000 must be completed with a B- or better grades.