The BA major in mathematical economicsoffers a substantially more rigorous training in mathematics and quantitative methods than the corresponding BA major in economics and BS major 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.
33 semester hours in economics. Required courses include ECO 001 (or 007), 002, 080, 130, 132, 144, 184, and 186. Students select additional electives from among the 100-level courses in economics for a total of 9 semester hours. GEOG 135 and 193 may be offered as economics electives.