The program is structured as a Plan B master’s degree. Therefore, a student must earn a minimum of 30 credits above a bachelor’s degree. These credit requirements include 27 credit hours of course work (i.e., nine, three credit courses) and three thesis credits. It is anticipated that most students will complete the thesis credits (i.e., the Plan B paper) over the course of the summer semester following their fall entrance into the program.
* Based on a student's prior preparation, these courses (APEC 7350 and ECN 6600) ma be waived by the Graduate Director
This degree requires 30 semester credit hours: 27 credit hours of course work and three credit hours of thesis credits (ECN 6970). If a student has one or more courses noted above waived (i.e., APEC 7350 and/or ECN 6600), he or she may fulfill the 30 credit hour requirement by taking one or more of the following electives: