NEW! MS in Economics with Finance Option
The UTEP MS in Economics – Finance Option offers a comprehensive program that enhances career opportunities in finance in areas such as financial analysts, financial advisers, financial managers, financial examiners, and securities, commodities and financial services sales agents in the corporate, institutions and government sectors.
These opportunities are enhanced by the thorough grounding that graduates receive in economics, with required courses in Micro- and
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.
Course of Study for MS Economics Degree
|Graduate Core Requirements (12 Semester Hours)|
|ECON 5305||Applied Mathematical Economics|
|ECON 5302||Microeconomic Theory|
|ECON 5303||Macroeconomic Theory|
|ECON 5370||Applied Econometrics|
NOTE: In most cases, ECON 5305 - Applied Mathematical Economics will be required to be taken prior to all other core and elective courses. Students are required to obtain a grade of either "A" or "B" in ECON 5305 in order to remain in the MS Economics program.
|ACCT 5301||Financial Accounting|
|FIN 5311||Financial Management|
|FIN 5315||Securities Analysis|
|FIN 5316||Risk Management and Derivative Markets|
|FIN 5318||Capital Formation, Analysis, and Budgeting|
|FIN 5325||International Financial Management|
|PLUS 6 additional graduate course hours in Economics or Finance|