Pre-MS Economics Leveling Courses (If Needed)
Prospective students should have completed coursework in intermediate economic theory and quantitative methods prior to applying to the MS program.
Curriculum for MS Economics with Data Analytics
Common Body of Knowledge (CBK): ECON 5305 (Applied Mathematical Economics), ECON 5302 (Microeconomic Theory), ECON 5303 (Macroeconomic Theory), and ECON 5370 (Applied Econometrics).
Data Analytics Concentration (32-hours):
12 hours of CBK
8 hours: Data Analytics
- STAT 5329 - Statistical Programming
- STAT 5474 - Intro to Data Mining
- STAT 5195 - Graduate Seminar
3 hours: Prescribed Electives
- ECON 5371 - Forecasting or ECON 5372 - Panel Data
9 hours: Free electives
*Students who complete this program receive both an MS in Economics and a Graduate Certificate in Big Data Analytics.