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Preparing for After Graduation


Why the writing requirement is essential preparation for your future career:

Be sure to take the classes you need to best prepare for the job you want:

Investment Banking/Investment Management

Highly Recommended to take prior to recruitment:
  • ACT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 215: Stocks, Bonds, and Financial Markets
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 333: Financial Economics
  • ECON 411: Money and Banking
  • ECON 423: Financial Econometrics
  • ECON 485: Financial Markets/Instruments

Management Consulting

Highly Recommended to take prior to recruitment:
  • ACT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 101: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 201: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 220: Probability and Statistics for Economists
  • ECON 400: Managerial Economics
  • ECON 405: Industrial Organization
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 315 (Economics and Psychology)

Economic Consulting

Highly Recommended to take prior to recruitment:
  • ACT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 112: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 212: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 320: Econometrics
  • Independent Study/Research
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 421: Microeconometrics
  • ECON 422: Economic Forecasting
  • ECON 487: Game Theory & Economics Activity

Graduate School in Economics

Highly Recommended:
  • ECON 320: Econometrics
  • MATH 111: Calculus I
  • MATH 112: Calculus II
  • MATH 211: Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 221: Linear Algebra
  • MATH 411: Real Analysis
  • Independent Study/Research
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 421: Microeconometrics
  • ECON 422: Economic Forecasting
  • MATH 346: Optimization
  • MATH 361: Probability & Statistics

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