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Fall2011+Recommendations - FALL 2011 ECONOMICS COURSE IDEAS...

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FALL 2011 ECONOMICS COURSE IDEAS 3/11 Sheflin GENERAL SUGGESTIONS Choose courses based on the instructors first. You may wish to give preference to Professors, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors. Having the same instructor for more than one course can result in more powerful letters of recommendation when needed, and maybe a friend for life Take intermediate micro (320) and Econometrics (322) right after Intro and Statistics. o Intermediate Micro and Econometrics must be taken as soon as possible as they are prerequisites for all but the courses which have no prerequisites. o Intermediate Macro (321) is an additional prerequisite for some of our electives, BUT TAKE 320 FIRST If possible, sign up for one more course than you want to give you the flexibility of dropping the course you like least with no penalty If a course is closed that you really wish to take based on the instructor, you may wish to attend while repeatedly trying the webreg system right until the last minute. Generally, the Econ department does not use special permission. If a senior honors thesis is do-able, think of taking courses with professors under whom, and in whose field, you might work. This is particularly important in your junior year. Watch out for course sequences – particularly in financial economics where 393 must be taken before 394, which must come before 415. For economics and finance careers,
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