# Economics

Hours | 37 Credit Hours |

MAP | Major Academic Plan |

## Program Requirements

#### Preparation for Graduate Studies

Program graduates will be prepared and qualified to pursue graduate studies in economics, business, finance, law, public policy and related disciplines.

#### Career Preparation

Program graduates will be prepared and qualified to pursue careers in economics, business, finance, law, public policy and related disciplines.

#### Economic Problem Solving

Program graduates will be able to conceptualize a wide range of constrained optimization problems in economics and related fields and will be able to apply formal mathematical analysis to evaluate these problems.

#### Econometric Analysis

Program graduates will be able to conduct basic econometric analysis including using data to estimate behavioral models, test hypotheses and measure quantitative relationships; they will have a basic understanding of mathematical statistics that underlies applied econometric analysis.