Economics Department

MA - Economics, Concentration in Applied Economics

Course Requirements

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
At SJSU, students must pass the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR). For information on the GWAR, please see
This requirement is satisfied by passing ECON 205.
Requirements of the Masters32-33
Core Courses16
ECON 104. Mathematical Methods for Economics4
ECON 201. Seminar in Microeconomic Analysis3
ECON 203A. Economic Research Methods3
ECON 203B. Seminar in Econometric Methods3
ECON 205. Workshop in Policy Analysis3
Additional Requirements6-7
ECON 232. Seminar in Public Finance3
Complete one course from:
ECON 121. Industrial Organization4
ECON 221. Industrial Organization3
Approved 100- or 200-level courses
Culminating Experience1
ECON 298E. Special Study Comprehensive Exam1

Total Units:32-33