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Program Description

Program description
The program is comprised of four distinct parts delivered over 16 consecutive months:
1. five core courses;
2. series of specialized electives;
3. courses in both management and business communications; and,
4. policy project. 
The formal program begins in the fall semester. To complete the Applied Economics and Policy program, students are required to successfully complete 13 courses offered in the program. No thesis is required and there are no examinations other than the course examinations.
Course of Study
The program will consist of two distinct parts: a core of seven courses and a series of elective courses (of which students will be required to take six courses including two courses from the Masters of Management program). In each academic year, which elective economics and business courses students should take will be determined by the Department. All courses will be three credit hours. Each portion of the required program is discussed in turn below. In addition, a number of opportunities for students are presented.
03-41-601: Applied Microeconomics
03-41-602: Applied Macroeconomics
03-41-603: Mathematics for Applied Economics
03-41-604: Applied Econometrics 1
03-41-605: Applied Econometrics 2
03-41-606: Business Communication
03-41-607: Research Project in Economic Policy and Seminar
Two of the following:
03-41-373: International Economics: Trade
03-41-374: International Economics: Finance
03-41-416: Urban and Regional Economics
03-41-420: Industrial Organization Theory
03-41-430: Economics Analysis of Law 
03-41-460: Cost-Benefit Analysis
03-41-486: Public Sector Economics: Finance
Two of the following:
03-41-510: International Economics
03-41-550: Monetary Theory and Policy
03-41-580: Models of Strategic Behavior
03-41-594 Special Studies in Economics
Two of the following (offered by the Masters of Management program):
04-78-611: Accounting Concepts and Techniques
04-78-612: Finance in a Global Perspective
04-78-631: International Business
04-78-636: International Financial Reporting
04-78-637. International Financial Management
04-78-655: Domestic Transportation and International Shipping
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