International Economic Policy
The graduate certificate program in International Economic Policy requires a minimum of eighteen credit hours consisting of six courses. Of these six courses, at least four must be at the graduate (6000 and above) level. Those six courses must be taken in at least two different disciplines. Students may take other courses not on the list of suggested courses with the approval of the Office of Student Services.
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Intermediate macro- and microeconomics are prerequisites for the international trade policy certificate program and may not count toward the certificate. In addition, students must demonstrate proficiency in statistics through a transcript indicating the successful completion of at least one semester of college level statistics.
To receive the graduate certificate, students must successfully complete the following core courses:
- ECON 6283 Survey of International Trade Theory and Policy,
- ECON 6284 Survey of International Macroeconomics and Finance Theory and Policy, and
- Four other courses from at least two disciplines (e.g. economics and business).
Students may take a maximum of one international business course.
NOTE: none of the following courses may apply toward the certificate:
- ECON 6217
- ECON 6218
- ECON 6280
Required Core Courses:
ECON 6283 Survey of International Trade Theory and Policy
ECON 6284 Survey of International Macroeconomics and Finance Theory and Policy
ECON 2123 Introduction to Econometrics [prerequisites]
ECON 6250 Survey of Development Economics
ECON 6255 Economics of Technological Change
ECON 6269 Economy of China
ECON 6271 Economy of Japan
ECON 6285 Economic Development of Latin America
HIST 6001 History of the International Economic System
IBUS 6404 The Global Competitive Framework
IBUS 6201 International Marketing
IBUS 6301 International Business Finance
IBUS 6304 Currency and Banking Crises in Emerging Markets
IBUS 6305 Global Investment Banking
IBUS 6403 International Business Negotiation
PSC 6439 International Political Economy
ECON 6295 Special Topics — Topics vary; students may repeat if topics are different. Prerequisites for these courses typically include ECON 6283 and/or 6284. Recent offerings relevant to this field include:
- Economics of U.S. Trade Policy
- Emerging Market Financial Crises
- Analysis of International Trade Law
- International Economic Integration
- Trade and Development
- Foundations of the WTO