This subject is a three-unit course with a descriptive title Economic Research 1 and pre-requires students to pass the Econ 211 (Mathematical Economics), Econ 212 (Microeconomics), Econ 213 (Macroeconomics), Econ 224 (Econometrics), Econ 225 (Econometric Laboratory), Econ 226 (Economic Development), Econ 317 (Public Economics), and Econ 318 (International Economics). The subject has mandated that the research study of the students must be in line with the Arts and Sciences Research Agenda that stipulated different niches align in the field of study such as governance and public policy, economic growth and development, labor market, market analysis and forecasting, international trade and finance, gender and development, etc. The students must present a research proposal align to the research agenda. Students must follow the steps provided in the manual to fully comply with the course subject's requirements.
At the end of the semester, the BA Economics students should present a research proposal approved by the panel and that it must be reviewed for ethical consideration.