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The accelerated "4+1" program allows students to earn the MA in Economics in one year after completing their bachelor's degree. Students pursuing the MA in Financial Economics can complete the degree in three semesters. Undergraduate students can apply to take graduate courses after completing 78 semester hours with a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Students can take a maximum of nine semester hours of graduate coursework that can count both toward a bachelor's degree and either the MA in Economics or the MA in Financial Economics. Students who successfully complete the master's courses are encouraged to apply for a graduate assistantship.

Qualified students, including students who are not economics majors, can take the courses listed below after having met the following requirements: