If you entered the University of Oregon as a freshman with 36 or more credits, including two terms of calculus, you may be eligible to complete a bachelors AND Master’s degree in Economics in four years. Here’s how to make that 3+1 path happen with our Accelerated Master’s Program – Economics Degree (AMPED):
Meet the minimum program requirements:
- Complete EC311, EC313, EC320 and EC421 by the end of your second year at the University of Oregon with a grade of “B” or higher. (These classes require the prerequisites EC201, EC202, MATH 243/343.)
- Earn an overall GPA of 3.2 or above.
Apply for the AMPED:
- Students must be classified as juniors or seniors when they apply for the program.
- Submit the required materials
- As an undergraduate, begin taking up to 12 credits of EC 500-level elective credits that will be applied to both the undergraduate and Master’s requirements for degree completion during your third year at the University and complete your bachelors degree.
- Complete the Master’s program of study during your fourth year at the University.
Do you think the AMPED 3+1 path is right for you? Contact the Economics Department to talk with an advisor and learn how you can maximize your time here at the University of Oregon.
Sample schedule for AMPED 3+1 students:
Year 1 Undergraduate Program
Year 2 Undergraduate Program
Year 3 Undergraduate Program
Year 4 Master’s Program
Key for university requirements: AL=Arts and Letters Area, SC=Science Area, SSC = Social Science Area, WR = Writing, US = Difference, Inequality & Agency, GS = Global Perspectives
Students must complete a total of 180 credits, including 62 upper division credits (300-level or above), to meet University of Oregon degree requirements. The 180 credits total is a combination of 168 undergraduate credits and 12 credits that apply to both the undergraduate and Master’s degrees.
This is a sample schedule only. Your schedule will vary according to the classes being you transfer in from high school (or other institutions).