Accelerated Program in Economics
The accelerated program in economics offers majors the opportunity to enhance their training with master’s-level courses in economics, completing both the BS in economics with a specialization in financial economics and an MA in economics in five years. To allow completion of both degrees in five years, ECON 502 and ECON 504, taken in the senior year, will substitute for ECON 466 and ECON 467. Credit for these courses will be applied to both programs.
Students may apply to the department for admission to the accelerated program in the second semester of their third year. Admission to the fifth year is by application to the Graduate School and is conditional on earning an average GPA of 3.0 in the two graduate courses taken in the fourth year.