College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Undergraduate Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the BS in Economics, students should be able to:

  1. Identify, compare and contrast economic theories and concepts pertaining to micro- and macroeconomic issues.
  2. Use mathematical and statistical skills to test economic theories and/or to describe and analyze real world economic relationships, events, and policies.
  3. Clearly present economic analysis in written and/or oral form using current technology.

Graduate Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students in the Masters Program should demonstrate measurable competencies in the following areas:

  1. The ability to identify, compare, and apply a broad range of economic theories and concepts in the analysis of economic events and government policies.
  2. The collection, presentation, and analysis of economic cross-section or time-series data according to professional standards with the appropriate methods of statistical inference and technology.
  3. The use of mathematical tools in economic theory and modeling. (NOTE: The student should be able to derive some important relationships set by the theory, and should draw conclusions based on economic models.)