1798 - Applied Economics

General

Program Title
Applied Economics
Degree Designation
MS
Program Level
Graduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
Applied Economics. A program that focuses on the application of economic principles and analytical techniques to the study of particular industries, activities, or the exploitation of particular resources. Includes instruction in economic theory; microeconomic analysis and modeling of specific industries, commodities; the economic consequences of resource allocation decisions; regulatory and consumer factors; and the technical aspects of specific subjects as they relate to economic analysis.
Department(s)
Economics
College/School
School of Public Affairs
Status
Active

Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • The GRE or GMAT is recommended. Most recent GRE or GMAT scores are preferred.

  • Prerequisites or equivalents: ECON 405 (Intermediate Macroeconomics), ECON 406 (Intermediate Microeconomics), MATH 221 (Calculus 1).

Notes

2.75 Plan A, Plan B, and Plan C options. Plan A has a thesis and ECON 699 requirement, Plan B has a comprehensive examination, and Plan C has an internship and ECON 644 requirement.

Graduate Plan A

Core: 36

Electives: 18 credits: ECON 586, ECON 605, ECON 606, ECON 615, ECON 670, ECON 677.

Research: 12 credits: Complete the Data Analytics Certificate (IA 658, IS 534, STAT 615, STAT 660) or Select 12 credits from the following: ECON 542, ECON 551, ECON 560, ECON 561, ECON 565, ECON 571, ECON 572, ECON 573, ECON 574, ECON 578, ECON 580, ECON 583, ECON 584, ECON 587, ECON 597, ECON 598, ECON 600, ECON 601, ECON 603, ECON 630, ECON 632, ECON 645, ECON 679, ECON 690, FIRE 571, FIRE 572, FIRE 573, MGMT 570.

Graduate Plan B

Credits: 6 credits: ECON 699

Comments: 36

Electives: 18 credits: ECON 586, ECON 605, ECON 606, ECON 615, ECON 670, ECON 677.

Research: 18 credits: Complete the Data Analytics Certificate (IA 658, IS 534, STAT 615, STAT 660) and select 6 credits from the list below; or Select 18 credits from the following: ECON 542, ECON 551, ECON 560, ECON 561, ECON 565, ECON 571, ECON 572, ECON 573, ECON 574, ECON 578, ECON 580, ECON 583, ECON 584, ECON 587, ECON 597, ECON 598, ECON 600, ECON 601, ECON 603, ECON 630, ECON 632, ECON 645, ECON 679, ECON 690, FIRE 571, FIRE 572, FIRE 573, MGMT 570.

Graduate Plan C

Core: Academic paper relating internship to courses.

Electives: 18 credits: ECON 586, ECON 605, ECON 606, ECON 615, ECON 670, ECON 677.

Research: 12 credits: Complete the Data Analytics Certificate (IA 658, IS 534, STAT 615, STAT 660) or Select 12 credits from the following: ECON 542, ECON 551, ECON 560, ECON 561, ECON 565, ECON 571, ECON 572, ECON 573, ECON 574, ECON 578, ECON 580, ECON 583, ECON 584, ECON 587, ECON 597, ECON 598, ECON 600, ECON 601, ECON 603, ECON 630, ECON 632, ECON 645, ECON 679, ECON 690, FIRE 571, FIRE 572, FIRE 573, MGMT 570.

See program website for additional information.

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