Core Requirements

To learn more about each course, click on Cornell’s Courses of Study. All courses are 3 credit hours unless noted otherwise. The following information is based on degree requirements for students entering during fall 2019 to present ONLY. Refer to the Dyson Office of Student Services to learn specifics about degree requirements.

Management Requirements

  • AEM 2200: Business Management and Organization (AEM majors only)
  • AEM 2225: Financial Accounting for Dyson Majors (AEM majors only)
  • AEM 2240: Finance (AEM majors only)
  • AEM 2420: Marketing (AEM majors only)
  • AEM 2601: Strategy
  • AEM 3200: Business Law I*
  • AEM 3230: Managerial Accounting*

* Note: AEM 3200 and AEM 3230 are optional for the following three concentrations: applied economics; environmental, energy, and resource economics; and international trade and development.

Economics Requirements

  • ECON 1110: Introductory Microeconomics
  • ECON 1120: Introductory Macroeconomics
  • AEM 2600: Managerial Economics*

* Note: For students concentrating in environmental, energy, and resource economics, ECON 3030 is required instead of AEM 2600.

Quantitative Methods Requirements

  • AEM 2100: Introductory Statistics
  • MATH 1110: Calculus I or MATH 1120: Calculus II
  • AEM 2010: Spreadsheet Modeling (AEM majors only)

At least 3 elective credits from the following:

  • AEM 2770: Computational Sustainability
  • AEM 2830: VBA for Data Analysis & Business Modeling
  • AEM 2840: Python Programming for Data Analysis & Business Modeling
  • AEM 3100: Business Statistics
  • AEM 3390: Research Methods in International Development
  • AEM 4060: Risk Simulation and Optimization
  • AEM 4110: Introduction to Econometrics
  • AEM 4120: Computational Methods for Management and Economics
  • AEM 4190: Strategic Thinking
  • BTRY/ILRST/STSCI 3080: Probability Models and Inference
  • ECON 3130: Statistics and Probability
  • ECON 3140: Econometrics
  • ECON 4020: Game Theory
  • ILRST 2110: Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences II
  • ILRST 3110: Probability Models and Inference for the Social Sciences

Applied Economics Requirements

At least 6 credits; must come from two of the four categories below. Courses used to fulfill a quantitative methods requirement or a concentration requirement or elective cannot also be counted toward a core applied economics requirement, unless that concentration is environmental, energy, and resource economics.

Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics

  • AEM 2500: Environmental and Resource Economics
  • AEM 4500: Resource Economics
  • AEM 4510: Environmental Economics
  • AEM 4515: Business & Economics of Energy

Economic Analysis

  • AEM 3310: Intro to Business Regulation
  • AEM 4100: Applied Managerial Economics
  • AEM 4140: Behavioral Economics and Managerial Decisions
  • AEM 4160: Strategic Pricing
  • AEM 4550: Economics of Advertising

International Trade and Development

  • AEM 2300: International Trade and Finance
  • AEM 2350: Introduction to the Economics of Development
  • AEM 4300: International Trade Policy
  • AEM 4350: The Political Economy of the WTO
  • AEM 4420: Emerging Markets
  • AEM 4450: Toward a Sustainable Global Food System: Food Policy for Developing Countries
  • AEM 4485: Economics of Food and Malnutrition
  • AEM 4545: International Finance and Macroeconomics

Food and Agricultural Economics

  • AEM 4150: Price Analysis
  • AEM 4210: Derivatives and Risk Management
  • AEM 4310: Agricultural and Food Policy

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