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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.


MA Applied Economics Curriculum

  • 30 Hour Minimum
  • 1 Year to Graduation for full time students
  • 12-15 Hour Core—ECON 465G*, 502, 503, 506, 594
  • 9-12 Hours of Electives
  • A thesis or applied project is required.
  • Maximum of 12 Hours of 4XXG Credit

*Students with prior credit for 465 or its equivalent will be required to take 3 additional hours of electives


  • ECON 502 - Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 503 - Applied Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 506 - Applied Statistical Methods
  • ECON 571 - Public Sector Economics
  • ECON 581 - Survey of Public Finance (directed study only)
  • ECON 582 - Seminar in Economic History (directed study only)
  • ECON 583 - Advanced Microeconomic Theory (directed study only)
  • ECON 585 - Topics in Macroeconomics (directed study only)
  • ECON 591 - International Economics (spring)
  • ECON 594 - Forecasting (spring)
  • ECON 595 - Labor and Human Resource Economics
  • ECON 596 - Applied Economics Project (summer) (New)
  • ECON 597 - Practicum in Economics (summer)
  • ECON 598 - Directed Studies
  • ECON 599 - Thesis and Research Writing
  • ECON 600 - Maintaining Matriculation
  • ECON 400G - Issues in Capital Market Economics
  • ECON 410G - Seminar in Economics
  • ECON 430G - Environmental and Resource Economics
  • ECON 434G - The Economics of Poverty and Discrimination
  • ECON 440G - American Industry
  • ECON 464G - Introduction to Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 465G - Regression and Econometric Analysis
  • ECON 475G - Urban and Regional Economics
  • ECON 496G - International Monetary Economics

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 Last Modified 9/25/14