There are no required prerequisites for the MS in applied natural resource economics. You should have a background in statistics, analytics, and mathematics. The courses below, or their equivalents, would help you to excel in this program.
- Calculus (MA1160 or equivalent)
- Principles of Economics (EC2001 or equivalent)
- Economic Decision Analysis (EC3400 or FIN4100 or equivalent)
- Statistics (MA2720 or equivalent)
The 30-credit program is comprised of three components.
Core courses in statistics, finance, and economics—15 credits
- Approved course in statistical methods, usually EC4200 Econometrics
- EC5000 Microeconomic Theory or EC5300 Managerial Economics
- EC5400 Advanced Engineering Economics or FIN4100 Advanced Financial Management
- Two courses from:
Approved electives in specific field of interest—9 credits
Master’s thesis—6 credits