Jul 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, BS/Quantitative Economics and Econometrics, MS


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Program Coordinator: Philip Rothman (A-424 Brewster Building; 252-328-6151; rothmanp@ecu.edu)

The Economics, BS/Quantitative Economics and Econometrics, MS is initiated while undergraduates are completing the bachelor’s degree. For this program, graduate student coursework begins in the students’ fourth year of undergraduate study and can be completed with one academic year of study beyond the bachelor’s degree. Eligible students accepted into this program may count up to 12 semester hours of graduate coursework towards completion of both the bachelor of science (BS) and the master of science (MS) degree.

Undergraduate economics students may apply to the program after completion of a minimum of 80 eligible undergraduate semester hours and may begin taking graduate courses after completion of a minimum of 90 eligible undergraduate semester hours (120 credit hours are required for the bachelor’s degree in economics).

Students accepted to the accelerated program must earn a grade of B or above in all graduate coursework to continue in the accelerated program. Students who earn a C in any graduate course will still be able to count that course toward the bachelor’s degree, but will not be eligible to take additional graduate courses in the accelerated program. Students will be able to reapply to the master’s program.

Undergraduate students accepted into the Economics, BS/Quantitative Economics and Econometrics, MS accelerated program may count up to 12 semester hours from the following graduate courses towards completion of both the BS and MS degrees:

Admission Process


Students interested in the accelerated program should speak with the graduate program director to determine admissibility into the program. Following this discussion, the student and graduate program director should follow the procedures outlined in Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program found in the Admission and Readmission section of the ECU graduate catalog.

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