MS Requirements


  1. A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in economics or with course work in economics that includes intermediate microeconomic and macroeconomic theory (equivalent to Econ 2101, 2102 or 6217-18, and basic statistics, equivalent to Stat 1111-2112.
  2. An understanding of basic calculus, equivalent to Math 1231-1232. Applications are accepted for the fall semester only.  Applicants who have taken multivariate calculus and Linear algebra are strongly preferred.

Required: the general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences; thirty hours of coursework including Econ 8301, 8305, 8375, and two courses chosen from 8302, 8306, and 8376; and and five 8000-level economics courses. Subject to the MS Program Director's approval, MS students can count one 6000 level course in mathematics or statistics towards satisfying degree requirements and toward the minimum GPA for being in good standing in the MS program.