Capstone Courses

The M.A. in Economics (MAE), M.S. in Economics & Computation (MSEC), and M.S. Quantitative Financial Economics (MQFE) programs require students to select one capstone course and receive a B grade or better in the course. Capstone courses include the following:

Economics
  • ECON 593 Independent Study
  • ECON 605 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 606 Advanced Macroeconomics II
  • ECON 613 Applied Econometrics in Microeconomics
  • ECON 652 Economics Growth
  • ECON 656S International Monetary Economics
  • ECON 667 Computer Modeling
  • ECON 672 Empirical Methods in Financial Econometrics (Note: This course was formerly ECON 690 Special Topics in Economics: Financial Econometrics.)
  • ECON 690* Selected Topics in Economics
  • ECON 713 Vocational Skills for Empiricists
  • ECON 756 Health Economics: Supply
  • ECON 757 Health Economics: Demand
  • ECON 908 Economic History Workshop
  • ECON 909 Economic Thought and History of Political Economy Workshop
Computer Science
  • COMPSCI 590* Advanced Topics in Computer Science
Business Administration
  • BA 951* Introduction to Finance
  • BA 952* Finance II

*Subject to approval.