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  Dec 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics - Economics, BS


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Requirements


Students seeking a mathematics and economics joint major must adhere to the following rules and requirements:

  • Completion of at least 58 credits in mathematics and economics courses (see below for detail).
  • Earn at least a 2.00 in all courses required for the major. The S/NC option is not permitted.
  • The Dietrich School 12-credit related area is not required.
  • Students should check with the departmental advisors in mathematics and economics about the required W course.
  • Students planning to do graduate study should keep in mind that many graduate programs require reading knowledge of one or two second languages.

The joint major provides not only a set of requirements but also suggested course sequences of mathematics and economics courses that are compatible with each other and that prepare students for various specialties. The courses follows

Note:


To qualify for departmental honors in the mathematics and economics joint major, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the required economics courses with the added stipulation that ECON 1180 - MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS  and a proseminar be one of the field courses chosen.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.00 in mathematics courses, at least 3.25 in economics courses, and at least 3.25 overall.
  • Complete the following courses in lieu of those normally taken:

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