Master of Science in Economics (MS) Degree

MS in Economics Part-time Plan of Study

Below is a sample plan of study for a part-time student in the Economics Master of Science program. Part-time students will determine a customized plan of study with their program advisor, which offers flexibility in the timeline noted below. You may choose to modify the plan of study upon approval from the faculty coordinator to tailor your studies based on the career goals and previous economic training.

Total credits - 45 credits

Required courses - 18 credits
Economics Electives - 18 credits
Business electives - 9 credits

Plan of Study - Applied Industry Track

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (6 credits) ECON 548 Mathematical Economics 3
STAT 601 Business Statistics 3
Winter (6 credits) ECON 601 Managerial Economics 3
ECON 550 Econometrics I 3
Spring (6 credits) ECON 560 Time Series Econometrics 3
Elective 3
Fall (6 credits) ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
Elective 3
Winter (6 credits) ECON 614 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 630 International Economics 3
Spring (6 credits) ECON 650 Business and Economic Strategy: Game Theory and Applications 3
Elective 3
Fall (6 credits) ECON 616 Public Finance 3
ECON 639 Applied Industrial Analysis 3
Winter (3 credits) ECON 700 Masters Seminar 3


Plan of Study - Theory / PhD Preparatory Track

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (6 credits) ECON 548 Mathematical Economics 3
ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
Winter (6 credits) ECON 601 Managerial Economics 3
ECON 614 Macroeconomics 3
Spring (6 credits) ECON 616 Public Finance 3
ECON 650 Business and Economic Strategy: Game Theory and Applications 3
Fall (6 credits) STAT 601 Business Statistics 3
Elective 3
Winter (6 credits) ECON 550 Econometrics I 3
ECON 630 International Economics 3
Spring (6 credits) ECON 560 Time Series Econometrics 3
Elective 3
Fall (6 credits) ECON 639 Applied Industrial Analysis 3
Elective 3
Winter (3 credits) ECON 700 Masters Seminar 3


Economics Electives

  • ECON 601 - Managerial Economics
  • ECON 616 -Public Finance and Cost Benefit Analysis
  • ECON 630 - International Economics
  • ECON 634 - History of Economic Analysis
  • ECON 639 - Applied Industrial Analysis
  • ECON 650 - Business & Economic Strategy: Game Theory & Applications
  • ECON 661 - Health Economics
  • ECON 662 - Economic Analysis of Health Systems
  • ECON T680 - Special Topics in ECON
  • ECON 700 - Economics Seminar
  • ECON 902 - Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 910 - Advanced Microeconomics I
  • ECON 911 - Advanced Microeconomics II
  • ECON 920 - Advanced Macroeconomics I
  • ECON 921 - Advanced Macroeconomics II
  • ECON 925 - Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • ECON 940 - Econometrics I
  • ECON 941 - Econometrics II
  • ECON 942 - Applied Microeconometrics
  • ECON 950 - Industrial Organization I
  • ECON 951 - Industrial Organization II
  • ECON 959 - Industrial Organization Seminar
  • ECON 960 - International Trade
  • ECON 961 - Empirical International Trade
  • ECON 962 - Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • ECON 969 - International Trade Seminar
  • ECON 979 - Open Economy Macro Seminar
  • ECON 980 - Game Theory
  • INTB 632 - Economic Analysis of Multinational Corporations
  • STAT 931 - Statistics for Economics