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Graduate Pathway in Economics

INTO Illinois State University, United States
Graduate Pathway in Economics
Next enrollment cycle August 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 4,155,180
Course Accredited By NA
1 Years On Campus Postgraduate Pathway Programme

Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees. An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Economics will prepare the student to enter their next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

  • Our program emphasizes applied economics with a graduate curriculum that links basic economic theory and statistical techniques to "real world" problems faced by decision makers.
  • Students can choose from four sequences: Applied Economics, Electricity, Natural Gas & Telecommunications Economics and Financial Economics.
  • Students can choose from one- to two-semester Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to Illinois State provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Accelerated

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 1 Semester

Standard

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 2 Semesters

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

Standard
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Completion of the following courses with grades of B or better: Principles of Microeconomics; Principles of Macroeconomics; Intermediate Microeconomics; Intermediate Macroeconomics; Calculus; Statistics

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Accelerated

Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Completion of the following courses with grades of B or better: Principles of Microeconomics; Principles of Macroeconomics; Intermediate Microeconomics; Intermediate Macroeconomics; Calculus; Statistics

English language entry requirements

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105.
  • 34 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 22 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

  • IDS 403 Writing for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • IDS 405 Reading for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • ECO 437 Fundamentals of Econometrics 3 Credits
  • Elective Class 3 Credits
  • Total 12 Credits

Semester 2

  • IDS 401 Advanced Writing for Graduate Students 3 Credits
  • ECO 438 Microeconometrics 3 Credits
  • Elective Class 3 Credits
  • Total 9 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

Additional Entry Requirements

Completion of the following courses with grades of B or better:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics - Intermediate Macroeconomics - Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Sequences available: Applied Economics; Electricity; Natural Gas and Telecommunications Economics; Financial Economics.

Elective Class Listings:

  • Fall Courses: ECO 443 - Game and Strategies; ECO 445 - International Economics Analysis
  • Spring Courses: ECO 405 - Economic Development; ECO 425 - Labor Economics

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