Master's Program Coursework

CORE COURSES: 3 CREDIT HOURS PER COURSE


Econ 6610 – Microeconomics for Master's Students

Econ 6620 – Macroeconomics for Master's Students
Econ 6630 – Applied Econometrics

 

ELECTIVE COURSES: 3 CREDIT HOURS PER COURSE


Below is a list of elective courses that may be taken for the Economics Master's degree. For the current semester's offering, please go to General Catalog & Class Schedules web page.

Econ 6050 - John Maynard Keynes
Econ 6060 - History of Economic Doctrines
Econ 6080 - Marxian Economics
Econ 6120 Public Policy Towards Labor
Econ 6140 Discrimination in the Labor Markets
Econ 6170 Feminist Economics
Econ 6180 Poverty & Inequality
Econ 6190 Health Economics
Econ 6240 Urban Economics
Econ 6250 Natural Resource Economics
Econ 6251 Environmental Economics
Econ 6260 Energy Policy Options for Utah
Econ 6300 Public Finance: Public Expenditures and Cost-Benefit Analysis
Econ 6360 Industrial Organization
Econ 6380 Law and Economics
Econ 6400 Middle East Economics
Econ 6410 Survey of European Economic History
Econ 6420 China & the Global Economy
Econ 6430 Asian Economic History & Development
Econ 6460 Latin American Economic History and Development
Econ 6461 Latin American Topics
Econ 6470 Industrialization and Economic Development: The American Case
Econ 6500 Monetary Theory & Policy
Econ 6510 International Monetary Policy
Econ 6520 Multinational Firms: International Trade & Investment I
Econ 6530 Principles of Economic Development
Econ 6540 Capitalism & Socialism
Econ 6550 International Trade & Commercial
Econ 6560 Gender & Economic Development in the Third World
Econ 6950 Directed Readings: Master's
Econ 6955 Research Methods: Master's
Econ 6960 Special Topics
Econ 6969 Special Topics in Statistics
Econ 6970 Thesis Research: Master's
Econ 6980 Faculty Consultation

 

PROJECT/THESIS COURSES


(Must register for one of these courses in order to defend your project or thesis)

Econ 6955 Research Methods: Master's Project (3 credit hours)
Econ 6970 Thesis Research: Master's Thesis (6 credit hours)

 

EXAMPLES OF MASTER'S PROJECT PROGRAM OF STUDY


The table below shows a Master's program of study for a typical part-time student. Sometimes the student can take two electives during the summer and thus shorten the completion time to two years.

Master's Project Three Year Program of Study
(Part-Time)

First Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Econ 6610

Econ 6620

Econ 6630

Elective

Second Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Elective

Elective

Elective

Third Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Elective
Project (3 hrs.)
 


A Master's Project Two Year Program of Study
(Full-Time)

First Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Econ 6610

Econ 6620

Elective

Econ 6630

Elective

Elective

Second Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester

Elective

Elective

Elective

Project (3 hrs.)

 

EXAMPLES OF MASTER'S THESIS PROGRAM OF STUDY


Master's Thesis Three Year Program of Study
(Part-Time)

First Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Econ 6610

Econ 6620

Econ 6630

Elective

Second Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Third Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Thesis (6 hrs.)  

 

A Master's Thesis Two Year Program of Study
(Full-Time)

First Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Econ 6610

Econ 6620

Elective

Econ 6630

Elective

Elective

Second Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester
Elective

Elective

Thesis (6 hrs.)