Economics, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Degree Core
Required Courses
ECON 5033Macroeconomic Analysis3
ECON 5213Introduction to Econometrics3
ECON 52233
ECON 6013Microeconomic Theory I3
ECON 6213Econometrics I3
Hours Subtotal15
Select 15 hours15
Suggested Electives:
Environmental Economics and Resource Development
Applications of Mathematical Programming
Economics of Natural and Environmental Resource Policy
Plan & Pol Devlpmnt
Business and Economic Forecasting
Energy Economics: Traditional and Renewable Energy Markets
Macroeconomic Theory I
MATH 3623
Statistics for Experimenters II
Time Series Analysis
Hours Subtotal15
Other Requirements
ECON 5003Research Report3
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours33

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level