International Economics

The MS in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics with a sub-plan of International Economics is a STEM-eligible degree designed specifically for students who wish to pursue careers in the world market, research and global systems. 

Degree Requirements

To earn the MS in Econometric and Quantitative Economics with international focus degree, students must complete 36 credit hours and pass the Comprehensive Exams.  The degree has been designed to be completed within three semesters.

The 36 credit hours consist of 12 courses (3 credits each). The following 9 courses are required:

  • ECO 505 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECO 507 Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECO 515 Math for Economists or ECO 567
  • ECO 535 International Economics
  • ECO 536 International Finance
  • ECO 561 Economics of Fluctuation & Forecasting
  • ECO 580 Econometrics I
  • ECO 581 Econometrics II
  • ECO 595 Topics in International Economics
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The additional three courses are made up of approved electives. Please contact an advisor to view sample course plans. 

International Economics Elective Course Options

  • ECO 515 Math for Economists or ECO 567 Economics & Game Theory
  • ECO 516 Economic Development
  • ECO 518 Economics of East Asia
  • ECO 521 Urban Economics or ECO 555 Information and Internet Economics
  • ECO 569 Industrial Organization
  • ECO 570 Economics of Regulation
  • ECO 576 Topics in Microeconomics
  • ECO 582 Computational Econometrics or ECO 583 Econometric Applications
  • ECO 598 Independent Research

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