Economics (MS)

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Degree Requirements

Students may select between two of the following degree tracks: Terminal Master of Science Track and PhD-Prep Track.

Degrees earned will be distributed as: "Master of Science" without track specifications.

Terminal Master of Science Track

Core Courses12
Applied Econometrics I
Applied Econometrics II
Fundamentals of Microeconomics
Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
Elective Courses12-18
See "Elective Courses" listed below
Other Elective Courses0-6
"Other Elective Courses" will be determined in conjunction with the academic committee 1
Thesis Research Course6
Master's Thesis Research
Total Hours30

Elective Courses

Select at least four courses from the following:12-18
ECG 528Options and Derivatives Pricing3
MA 591Special Topics1-6
ECG/MA 766Computational Methods in Economics and Finance3
ECG 540Economic Development3
ECG 548International Economics3
PS 539International Political Economy3
ECG 515Environmental and Resource Policy3
ECG 715Environmental and Resource Economics3
FOR 519Forest Economics3
ECG 563Applied Microeconometrics3
ECG 750Introduction to Econometric Methods3
ECG 765Mathematical Methods For Economics3
ECG 590Special Economics Topics1-6
ARE 590Special Topics in ARE1-99

PhD-Prep Track

Core Courses18
Fundamentals of Statistical Inference I
Fundamentals of Statistical Inference II
Fundamentals of Microeconomics
Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Econometric Methods
Mathematical Methods For Economics
Elective Courses6-12
See "Elective Courses" listed below
Other Elective Courses 10-6
"Other Elective Courses" are determined in conjunction with the academic committee
Thesis Research Course6
Master's Thesis Research
Total Hours30

Elective Courses

Select at least two of the following courses:6-12
ECG/MA 528Options and Derivatives Pricing3
MA 591Special Topics1-6
ECG/MA 766Computational Methods in Economics and Finance3
ECG 540Economic Development3
ECG 548International Economics3
PS 539International Political Economy3
ECG 515Environmental and Resource Policy3
ECG 715Environmental and Resource Economics3
FOR 519Forest Economics3
ECG 563Applied Microeconometrics3
ECG 590Special Economics Topics1-6
ARE 590Special Topics in ARE1-99

Faculty

  • Steven Allen
  • Alvin B. Brown
  • Mehmet Caner
  • Robert L. Clark
  • Lee A. Clark
  • Paul L. Fackler
  • Barry K. Goodwin
  • Roger H. Von Haefen
  • David N. Hyman
  • Melinda Sandler Morrill
  • Thayer Stephen Morrill
  • Luca David Opromolla
  • Nicholas E. Piggott
  • Roderick M. Rejesus
  • Erin Sills
  • Walter N. Thurman
  • Tomislav Vukina
  • Michael L. Walden
  • Mark Walker
  • Junjie Wu
  • Kelly D. Zering
  • Xiaoyong Zheng
  • Kathryn Boys
  • Zachary Brown
  • Umut Dur
  • Harrison Fell
  • Giuseppe Fiori
  • Ivan Todorov Kandilov
  • Karlyn Mitchell
  • Denis Pelletier
  • Eric Edwards
  • Raymond Guiteras
  • Ayse Kabukcuoglu-Dur
  • Ilze Kalnina
  • Daisoon Kim
  • Zheng Li
  • Heidi Schweizer
  • Daniel Tregeagle
  • Adriana Maria Corredor Waldron
  • Tamah Morant
  • William Phan
  • Julianne Treme
  • Charles Lee Moore Sr.
  • David S. Ball
  • Geoffrey A. Benson
  • Richard Harold Bernhard
  • Gerald A. Carlson
  • Leon E. Danielson
  • David Alan Dickey
  • Edmund A. Estes
  • Douglas Fisher
  • David Joseph Flath
  • Thomas J. Grennes
  • Alvin E. Headen
  • Duncan M. Holthausen
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Charles Edward Joyner
  • Charles Robert Knoeber
  • John S. Lapp
  • Stephen E. Margolis
  • Michele C. Marra
  • Elizabeth A. McDermed
  • Michael B. McElroy
  • Arnold W. Oltmans
  • Raymond B. Palmquist
  • Mitch Renkow
  • Charles D. Safley
  • Ronald A. Schrimper
  • V. Kerry Smith
  • Walter J. Wessels
  • Michael K. Wohlgenant