Electives by Interest

Many times, students with a specialized interest in a particular area, such as Finance, ask which classes they should take. Here are some of the most commonly asked about areas. If this list does not address an area you are interest in, please see an Undergraduate Advisor or the Undergraduate Vice-Chair, Dr. Melissa Famulari.  See also the American Economic Association for a general discussion of the fields in economics.

Econometrics Electives

Econ 121:  Applied Econometrics
Econ 122: Econometric Theory 
Econ 125: Demographic Analysis and Forecasting
Econ 146: Economic Stabilization
Econ 173A:  Financial Markets
Econ 176:  Marketing
Econ 178: Economic and Business Forecasting

Macroeconomics Electives

Econ 103: International Monetary Relations
Econ 111: Monetary Economics
Econ 117: Economic Growth
Econ 146: Economic Stabilization
Econ 166: Economics of Southeast Asia

Microeconomics Electives

Econ 109: Game Theory
Econ 113: Mathematical Economics
Econ 117: Economic Growth
Econ 142: Behavioral Economics
Econ 143: Experimental Economics
Econ 171: Decisions Under Uncertainty
Econ 182: Topics in Microeconomics

Economic Development

Econ 101: International Trade
Econ 102: Globalization 
Econ 103: International Monetary Relations
Econ 116: Economic Development
Econ 117: Economic Growth
Econ 135: Urban Economics

Environmental Economics

Econ 131: Economics of the Environment
Econ 132: Energy Economics
Econ 133: International Environmental Agreements
Econ 144: Economics of Conservation
Econ 145: Economics of Ocean Resources

Finance

Econ 171: Decisions Under Uncertainty
Econ 173A: Financial Markets
Econ 173AL: Applied Finance Laboratory
Econ 173B: Corporate Finance
Econ 174: Financial Risk Management
Econ 178: Economic and Business Forecasting
Math 194: The Mathematics of Finance

Health Economics

Econ 130: Public Policy
Econ 136: Human Resources
Econ 139: Labor Economics
Econ 140: Economics of Health Producers
Econ 141: Economics of Health Consumers
Econ 152:  Public Expenditures II

Industrial Organization

Econ 104: Economics of Network Industries
Econ 105: Industrial Organization and Firm Strategy
Econ 107: Economic Regulation and Antitrust Policy
Econ 109: Game Theory
Econ 118: Law & Economics - Torts, Property, and Crime
Econ 119: Law & Economics – Contracts and Corporations

International Economics

Econ 101: International Trade
Econ 102: Globalization 
Econ 103: International Monetary Relations
Econ 116: Economic Development
Econ 162: Economics of Mexico
Econ 163: Japanese Economy
Econ 165: Middle East Economics
Econ 166: Economics of Southeast Asia

Labor Economics

Econ 114:  Economics of Immigration
Econ 125: Demographic Analysis and Forecasting
Econ 136: Human Resources
Econ 137: Inequality and Poverty
Econ 139: Labor Economics
Econ 147: Economics of Education

Public Economics

Econ 130: Public Policy
Econ 150: Public Economics, Taxation
Econ 151: Public Economics, Expenditures I
Econ 152: Public Economics, Expenditures II