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The Master’s degree requires a minimum of 36 credit hours, 18 of which must be selected from the core courses, 6 of which are credit hours for

the Master’s thesis (Independent Study), and 2 of which are seminar attendance and participation (Seminars in Economics) .

 

              I.        The core courses consist of three mandatory courses and five other courses, described as follows. 

      Three mandatory core courses

      1.   Microeconomics I (3 credit hours)

      2.   Econometrics I (3 credit hours)

      3.   Macroeconomics (3 credit hours).

Student must take all the above three courses in the first semester of year one.

      The other five core courses: Students must take at least three of the following five courses.

1.    Mathematical economics (3 credit hours), taken in the spring semester of year one. This course starts one week prior to 

       the beginning of the fall semester. Students must attend the two sessions—9:10am to noon on Monday and Thursday—

       during the first week of the course. 

2.    Econometrics II (3 credit hours), taken in the spring semester of year one.

3.    Microeconomics II (3 credit hours), taken in the spring semester of year one.

4.    Macroeconomics II (3 credit hours), taken in the spring semester of year one.

5.    Contract Theories (3 credit hours), taken in the fall semester of year two (Since fall 2017).

 

 

            II.        Students must complete a Master’s thesis, which requires registering for the course of Independent Study (3 credit hours per

                       semester) with a student’s thesis advisor for both semesters in year two.

 

           III.        Students must register for Seminar in Economics (1 credit hour per semester) in the spring semester of year one and the fall

                       semester of year two.