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Objectives of Learning

  The Department of Economics has set the following objectives of learning for our students in various programs. These objectives are determined on the basis of combining the general purpose of college education and the unique strengths of the department.

Undergraduate Program

  The program is aimed at helping students develop basic knowledge in economics and apply their knowledge to understand economic behaviors, to make economic decisions, and to evaluate economic policies. The program provides students with a solid foundation for advanced studies and essential skills for a wide variety of career opportunities.

  The undergraduate program requires 128 credits for graduation.

    1. 28 credits from general education courses.
    2. 48 credits of required courses for the major: Principles of Economics, Accounting, Calculus, Intro duction to Computer, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, International Finance, and International Trade.
    3. 33 credits of elective courses related to economics profession: all the courses provided by the department and some specific courses supported by other departments including Commercial Law, Chinese Economic History, Financial Management, and Linear Algebra.
    4. 19 credits of free elective courses. The department offers interdisciplinary programs, covering financial economics, managerial economics, international political economics, and mathematical economics.

Master Program

  The Master program is aimed at acquainting students with professional knowledge of international economics that will enable them to understand and analyze the fast changing global economy. A strong grounding in international economics will also enhance students' competitiveness in either their future advanced studies or professional careers.

The master program requires 33 credits for graduation.
  1. 15 credits from required courses:
    Microeconomic Theory (I) ,
    Macroeconomic Theory (I) ,
    Econometrics (I) ,
    International Trade (I) ,
    and International Finance (I).
  2. 4 credits from selective required courses:
    Seminar on the Topics of International Economics (I) and (II).
  3. 14 credits from elective courses.

In-Service Master Program

  The in-service master program encourages outstanding business professionals to return to the University for pursuing advanced studies in order to enhance their professional knowledge and to receive a Master degree, which will give them more opportunities for job promotion and future career options.

  In-Service Master Program requires 41 credits for graduation.

  1. 15 credits from required courses: Microeconomic Analysis, Macroeconomic Analysis, Decision Management, International Trade Analysis and Practices, and International Finance Analysis and Practices.
  2. 11 credits from selective required courses: Seminar on the Topics of International Economics (I), Master Thesis (I), Master Thesis (II), and Reading Guidance in Economic Literature (I).
  3. 15 credits from elective courses in the following 6 specific fields: International Financial and Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Analysis, Economic Policy Analysis, Economic Data Analysis, Industrial and Strategic Economics, and Financial Management and Investment.

Ph.D. Program

  The Ph.D. program provides students with rigorous theoretical and analytical training. The doctoral students will acquire knowledge in advanced economic theory and quantitative methods through course work and develop abilities to conduct independent research through dissertation work, both attributes necessary for successful academic or research careers. In particular, our doctoral program is aimed at training our students to be competent and outstanding in both teaching and research in order to compete well with other doctoral programs in economics in Taiwan.

  The Ph.D. program requires 40 credits for graduation.

  1. 15 credits from required courses: Microeconomic Theory (II), Macroeconomic Theory (II), Econometrics (II), International Trade (II), International Finance (II).
  2. 4 credits from selective required courses: Seminar on the Topics of International Economics (I) and (II).
  3. 21 credits from elective courses.
  4. Fields of concentration: International Finance and Monetary Economics, International Trade and Industrial Economics, Econometrics.

 
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