1. Demonstrate technical competence.
1.a: Be fluent in the language (jargon of economics) (i.e.-correctly identifying markets, differentiating changes in demand from changes in quantity demanded, etc.).
1.b: Be competent in using and interpreting statistical and econometric information.
1.c: Be familiar with the technical aspects of material in selected upper level economics courses (i.e.-identifying various possible equilibria, GTO strategies, etc. in game theory and experimental economics).
2. Develop their analytical abilities across a wide range of economic schools of thought.
2.a: Explain key economic concepts, utilize their application, and recognize differences in their content and application across schools of thought.
2.b: Demonstrate in-depth analysis of complex, advanced knowledge in the field of economics within a certain school of thought.
3. Awaken their passion for learning with a focus on economics.
3.a: Apply core theoretical concepts to a broad range of economic issues in a significantly independent research project.
3.b: Read broadly enough to recognize that there is much to learn and that the potential learning is both enjoyable and relevant to their lives.