Bachelor of Science in Mathematics 
   with Concentration in Economics

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with concentration in Economics degree requires completion of the university’s core curriculum requirements and 63 hours of coursework dedicated to the major.

Required Courses (51 hours)

Mathematics (30 hours)

  • (3) CSCI 170 Computer Science 1
  • (4) MATH 170 Calculus I
  • (4) MATH 171 Calculus II
  • (4) MATH 220 Calculus III
  • (3) MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • (3) MATH 240 Linear Algebra
  • (3) MATH 340 Abstract Algebra I
  • (3) MATH 370 Real Analysis
  • (3) MATH 391/392/393 Mathematics Seminar (1 hour each)

Economics (21 hours)

  • (3) STAT 210 Statistics for Business I
  • (3) ECON 200 Microeconomic Principles
  • (3) ECON 201 Macroeconomic Principles
  • (3) ECON 305 Microeconomic Analysis
  • (3) ECON 306 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • (3) ECON 307 Empirical Analysis in Economics
  • (3) ECON 350 Business Cycles and Forecasting  
          or 
       
    ECON 495 Markets, Strategy, and Rivalry

Elective Courses (12 hours)

At least three Core Elective courses in mathematics, and one elective in Economics must be completed. These electives should be chosen under the guidance of the student’s advisor.

Mathematics Core Electives (9 hours)

  • (3) MATH 230 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations
  • (3) MATH 256 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • (3) MATH 280 Combinatorics
  • (3) MATH 301 Geometry
  • (3) MATH 302 Number Theory
  • (3) MATH 311 Probability Theory
  • (3) MATH 325 Mathematical Modeling
  • (3) MATH 330 Graph Theory
  • (3) MATH 341 Abstract Algebra II
  • (3) MATH 360 Elementary Topology
  • (3) MATH 371 Real Analysis II
  • (3) MATH 380 Introduction to Complex Analysis

Economics Elective (3 hours)

  • One additional Economics elective above ECON 307

Notes

  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the student’s mathematics, economics, and computer science courses.
  • Students are required to complete the MFT (Major Field Test) in Mathematics.
  • At the completion of MATH 393, students complete a Senior Project presented in a public colloquium. This project should demonstrate evidence of the student’s Economics concentration.
  • Any student wishing to major in Mathematics with Concentration in Economics should consult the chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science before registration.