The following requirements must be fulfilled: 40 credits, including 21 credits in core courses, a 4-credit capstone course sequence, and 15 credits in elective courses.

Students must first be admitted to the MIEP program before obtaining permission from the MIEP program director to pursue the STEM option. Students should contact their academic advisor to facilitate the process of getting permission to pursue the STEM program.

Students must demonstrate proficiency in intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics before pursuing the MIEP STEM program.  Students pursuing the MIEP STEM program must have completed a minimum of one college-level course in calculus before beginning this option.

Core courses (21 credits)
ECON 6250Survey of Economic Development
ECON 6283Survey of International Trade Theory and Policy
ECON 6284Survey of International Macroeconomics and Finance Theory and Policy
ECON 6300Mathematical Methods for Economics
ECON 6374Probability and Statistics for Economics
ECON 6375Applied Econometrics
ECON 6376Time Series Analysis
Capstone sequence (4 credits)
Students complete a 4-credit, two-course capstone project using econometric or mathematical economic models under the direction of the MIEP program director. The capstone sequence includes a 2-credit capstone workshop taken before the 2-credit capstone seminar. Students must have completed at least 18 credits of coursework prior to starting the capstone sequence. The two 2-credit capstone courses must be taken consecutively.
IAFF 6898Capstone Workshop
IAFF 6899Capstone Course
Electives (15 credits)
In addition to the required curriculum, students work with the program director to select 15 credits of further course work. Up to 3 of these credits may be taken in professional skills courses (IAFF 6502 and/or IAFF 6503).