Course Work and Prerequisites
There are no required prerequisites. You should have a background in statistics, analytics, and mathematics. The courses below, or their equivalents, would help you to excel in this program.
The 32-credit program is comprised of four components.
Core courses in statistics, finance, and economics—15 credits
- Approved course in statistical methods, usually EC4200 Econometrics
- BA5400 Financial Risk Management and Decision Making
- EC5300 Managerial Economics or EC5000 Microeconomics
- EC5400 Advanced Engineering Economics
- One course from: EC5620 Energy Economics, EC5630 Mineral Industry Economics, EC5640 Natural Resource Economics, or EC5650 Environmental Economics
Required Peace Corps courses—3 credits
- FW5770 Community Planning and Analysis
- SS5201 Cultural Dimensions of International Immersion and Research
Approved electives in specific field of interest—6 credits
Plan A master’s thesis or Plan B master’s report—8 credits