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    Oct 25, 2020  
American University Catalog 2019-2020 
American University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Microeconomics (Graduate Certificate)

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Offered by the Department of Economics , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program

Open to students with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Applicants to the Applied Microeconomics (Graduate Certificate) must complete ECON-300 Intermediate Microeconomics (3) , ECON-301 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) , MATH-221 Calculus I (4) , and STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4)  or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) , prior to enrollment in the program. Prerequisites may be waived for qualified persons with comparable prior education or experience.

Certificate Requirements

  • 18 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 6 credit hours at or above the 600-level, with grades of C or better. Coursework includes 9 credit hours of core requirements and 9 credit hours of electives. Prerequisite credit does not count toward the certificate. All courses must be taken for grades (the pass/fail option is not permitted). Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit

Course Requirements

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