2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 30, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Economics: Concentration in International Political Economy and Public Policy [ECO/IPEP]

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This concentration is designed to give students a solid grounding in the analysis of the contemporary international economy and the key issues that face policymakers on the local, state, national and international levels.

Career Potential

  • City planner
  • Country analyst, import/export bank
  • Labor activist
  • Nonprofit project manager

A. Required Courses: Nine credit hours

Note: A minimum grade of C- in the foundational classes (ECO 105, ECO 110 and ECO 111) is required for all economics and business economics majors before taking upper-level courses that require any of these foundational classes as prerequisites.

B. Required Core in Political Economy: Six credit hours

C. International Political Economy and Public Policy – Applied Courses:

18 credit hours (nine hours to be selected from each of the following two categories):

Appropriate alternate courses, of a technical or interdisciplinary nature, may be substituted for up to two of the six applied courses (one in each category), in consultation with and with the consent of the student’s advisor. Such courses may be offered by the economics, geography, history, internationalstudies, philosophy, political science, sociology and other departments.

Public Policy in the Global Economy: Nine credit hours

International Political Economy: Nine credit hours

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

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