The mission of the Department of Economics is to increase the number of American and international students trained with an understanding of economic problems and solutions confronting the United States and developing nations. Special attention is devoted to problems of and solutions to the underprivileged, African-Americans and developing nations.
The Master of Arts degree in Economics offers the opportunity to engage in study of contemporary economic issues. The curriculum also provides an innovative approach to the study of orthodox theories.
Provisions are made to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of urban affairs and economic development, not only from the traditional point of view, but also from that of minority people and developing countries. The program is designed to be of interest to students who are attuned to current problems of American and world economies, and who wish to pursue a graduate of study in economics that is current, meaningful, and fulfilling.
Requirements for Graduation
Students pursuing the MA degree are required to take the core courses listed below. In addition, students must complete three courses (with thesis) or five courses (with no thesis). These courses must be approved by the student’s advisor(s).
Required Core Curriculum (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.)
First Semester: 9 Hours
Second Semester: 9 Hours
Third Semester: 9 Hours
CECO 570 - Research Methodology
Fourth Semester: 9 Hours
Thesis Research and Consultation (CECO 801 and 805); two approved courses, and preparation for comprehensive examination. Must be approved by the student’s advisor.
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