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Economics | MA Gender Analysis Track

Course Requirements (18 credit hours)

  • ECON-674 Gender Perspectives on Economic Analysis: Microeconomics
  • ECON-675 Gender Perspectives on Economic Analysis: Macroeconomics
  • 6 credit hours of electives in economics
  • 6 credit hours of electives in related fields

 

Typical Program

A typical program for full time students beginning in the fall semester is as follows:

First Year Fall
ECON-601: Macroeconomics
ECON-605: Mathematical Economics
WGST-600: Feminist and Gender Theory

First Year Spring
ECON-623: Applied Econometrics I
ECON-600: Microeconomics
Elective outside of Economics

Second Year Fall
ECON-574: Gender Perspectives on Economics: Microeconomics
ECON-624: Applied Econometrics II
Elective outside of Economics

Second Year Spring
ECON-575 Gender Perspectives on Economics: Macroeconomics
One Elective in Economics
ECON-680: Master's Capstone Seminar

Note that the department offers a limited number of courses in the two summer terms (May-June and July-August). Taking courses in the summer may allow you to finish a semester early or take fewer courses each semester.

 

Choosing Electives in the Gender Analysis in Economics Track

In addition to your four required courses in economic theory and eco-nometrics, you take an additional nine credit hours in economics and six credit hours in related fields. In consultation with your adviser, you choose courses in which you are interested and that make up a coherent program of study.

Electives in Economics (6 credit hours from the following)
In consultation with your adviser, you choose courses in which you are interested and that make up a coherent program of study.
ECON-551 Comparative Economic Systems
ECON-552 Economics of Transition
ECON-658 Economics of World Regions
ECON-673 Labor Economics
ECON-579 Environmental Economics
ECON-620 Economic Thought
ECON-633 Financial Economics
ECON-634 Development Finance and Banking
ECON-662 Development Microeconomics
ECON-663 Development Macroeconomics
ECON-665 Project Evaluation in Developing Countries
ECON-670 Survey of International Economics
ECON-690 Independent Study Project in Economics

Electives in Related Fields (9 credit hours from the following)
ANTH-635 Race Gender and Social Justice or
SOCY-635 Social Inequalities and Social Justice
GOVT-686 Feminist Political Theory
JLS-615 Law and Human Rights
PHIL-616 Feminist Philosophy
SIS-533 Population, Migration, and Development
WGSS-600 Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Theory