This department in cooperation with the Law School offers a joint degree program leading to a Master of Arts degree with a major in Economics and a Juris Doctor degree in law. Students in this program must be admitted to both the Law School and the Department of Economics and must complete all requirements for the Economics M.A. degree and all requirements for the J.D. degree. After admission to the Law School, the student must complete the first year of the J.D. program before electing additional economics courses.