The B.A. major in mathematical economics offer a substantially more rigorous training in mathematics and quantitative methods than the corresponding B.A. specialization in economics and B.S. specialization in business economics. This program aims to address the needs of mathematically oriented students who intend to pursue graduate studies in economics or work for businesses and other organizations seeking to employ young economists with a solid foundation in quantitative analysis.
In addition to the complete B.A. requirements described in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences section of this Bulletin, students must fulfill the following requirements:
Economics - Semester Hours: 33
33 semester hours in economics. Required courses include ECO 1 (or 7), 2, 130, 132, 144, 150, and 180 or 182. Students select additional electives from among the 100-level courses in economics for a total of 12 semester hours. GEOG 135 and 193 may be offered as economics electives.