Students in the IDE program take a minimum of 3 elective courses. The majority of students elect to take more than the required 3 electives to make full use of Yale’s broad range of courses. They enjoy having the opportunity to choose courses they have a strong interest in. Students may enroll in any graduate-level course that may be related to their field of interest.
Students can also enroll in courses offered by other Yale graduate and professional schools including but not limited to the Law School, School of Management, School of Forestry and School of Public Health. This way, IDE Students have the chance to take courses of other Yale programs. Permission of the instructor is usually required for these courses but very frequently given. Some courses include: