MAIR/MA Economics Curriculum

International Relations Courses

Core (9 credits)

International Actors & Issues
Research Design for the IR Practitioner

Management Core (select 1)

Challenges of International Management & Leadership
Public Organizations & Management

International Relations Signature Course (select one, 3 credits):

History of International Relations
Comparative Foreign Policy
Economic Dimensions of Global Power
Culture in World Affairs
Development & Sustainability

International Relations Career Track Courses (select one Career Track, 12 credits)

International Political Economy: Finance, Trade and Migration
Democracy, Development & Humanitarian Assistance
Governance, Diplomacy & International Organization
Peace Security and Conflict
Regional Concentration

International Relations Open Elective Course (select one IR elective course, 3 credits)

International Relations Capstone Course (1 credit)

Total International Relations Credits: 28

Economics Courses

Core (15 credits)

Economic Statistics
Econometric Methods
Survey of Microeconomics
Survey of Macroeconomics
Mathematics for Economists

Economics Topical Concentration (select one concentration, 6 credits)

Economic Development
International Economics
Health Economics
Urban & Regional Economics
Labor Economics
Public Finance

Economics Open Elective Courses (select three ECN elective courses, 9 credits)

Total Economics Credits: 30

Total MAIR/Economics Credits: 58


A minimum of one year of economics principles (and preferably intermediate economics) at the undergraduate level is required. Students must demonstrate basic competency in differential and integral calculus.