College of Arts and Sciences

Quantitative Economics

The information on this page pertains to program requirements for students who matriculated in the 2021-2022 academic year.  View requirements for previous catalog years here.

Program Options

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Program Overview

Quantitative Economics is a joint program of the College of Business and Public Administration and the Mathematics department of the College of Arts and Sciences.  The program offers integrated study in mathematics, statistics, and economics.  The program is designed to prepare students for graduate study in economics (M.A. or Ph.D. programs) or business (Ph.D. programs or quantitatively oriented M.B.A. programs).  The program also prepares students for research-oriented jobs in government, business, or consulting.

Two degree options are offered: a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with a major in Quantitative Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with a major in Quantitative Economics.  Students who choose the B.S.B.A. degree should enroll in the College of Business and Public Administration.  Students who choose the B.A. degree should enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Students earning the B.S.B.A. degree must also complete the required business core curriculum.

All programs are to be planned in careful consideration with a departmental advisor and be approved by that advisor.

B.A. Degree Requirements

Students who choose the B.A. degree must enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Course Credits
MATH 050 - Calculus I 3
MATH 070 - Calculus II 3
MATH 080 - Linear Algebra 3
MATH 100 - Calculus III 3
Electives - Select two courses from the following:
MATH 101 - Math Reasoning 3
MATH 110 - Multivariate Calculus 3
MATH 120 - Applied Differential Equations I 3
MATH 125 - Mathematical Modeling 3
MATH 127 - Introduction to Game Theory 3
MATH 176 - Advanced Linear Algebra 3
MATH 184 - Introduction to Real Analysis 3
ACTS 131 and ACTS 131L - Introduction to Probability I 3.5
ACTS 135 - Mathematical Statistics 3
ECON 002 - Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 010 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 170 - Introduction to Econometrics, or
STAT 170 - Regression and Time Series
ECON 173 - Intermediate Microeconomics Analysis 3
ECON 174 - Intermediate Macroeconomics Analysis 3
Electives - Select two courses in economics at the 100-level 6
Capstone - Select one of the following, depending on the college and degree to be earned:
ECON 190 - Seminar in Economics 3
MATH 191 - Mathematics Capstone 3
TOTAL 48.5-50.5

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