Master's in International Economics
The master's degree requires 39 credit hours of course work of approved graduate course work, including 15 credit hours in economic theory, 9 credit hours in international economic theory and international trade and investment policy, 6 credit hours in research methodology, and 9 credit hours of other required courses or electives.
Prerequisite credit (including ECON-603) does not count toward the degree. All courses must be taken for grades (the pass/fail option is not permitted). No more than 3 credit hours of ECON-691 Internship may be taken. All courses must be approved by the student's advisor and fit into a coherent educational program developed by the student in consultation with the advisor.
Core Courses (24 Credit Hours)
- ECON-505 Introduction to Mathematical Economics
- ECON-601 Macroeconomic Theory
- ECON-600 Microeconomic Theory
- ECON-671 International Economics: Trade
- ECON-672 International Economics: Finance
- SIS-619 International Political Economy
- SIS-665 International Trade Relations
- SIS-666 International Financial Relations
Tools of Research (6 Credit Hours)
- ECON-623 Econometrics I or STAT-515 Regression Analysis
- ECON-624 Econometrics II or STAT-522 Time-Series Analysis or STAT-524 Data Analysis
Elective Courses (6 credit Hours)
- 6 credit hours in courses approved by either of the program co-directors and selected from SIS courses at the 500 level and above.
Capstone Requirement (3 Credit Hours)
- SIS-793 Practicum in International Affairs or ECON-680 Master’s Capstone Seminar