College of Business & Economics

Department of Economics

Economics & Mathematics

The economics major with a second major in mathematics requires 70-72 units completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher in all major courses.

These requirements are for catalog year 2012-13 and later. If your catalog year is different, please refer to your specific catalog to view requirements.

Required Courses (58 units)

Course Number Course Name
COSC 236 Introduction to Computer Science I (4)
ECON 201 or
ECON 203
Microeconomic Principles (3) or
Honors Microeconomic Principles (3)
ECON 202 or
ECON 204
Macroeconomic Principles (3) or
Honors Macroeconomic Principles (3)
ECON 306 Statistics for Business and Economics II (3)
ECON 309 Intermediate Price Theory (3)
ECON 310 Macroeconomic Theory (3)
ECON 451 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (3)
MATH 265 Elementary Linear Algebra (4)
MATH 267 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics (4)
MATH 273 Calculus I (4)
MATH 274 Calculus II (4)
MATH 275 Calculus III (4)
MATH 331 Probability (4)
MATH 332 Mathematical Statistics (3)
MATH 369 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (3)
MATH 377*
or
MATH 439*
Mathematical Models (3)

Computational Probability Models (3)
MATH 490 Senior Seminar in Mathematics (3)

Upper-Level Economics Electives (6 units)

Two additional courses to be chosen in economics.

Upper-Level Mathematics Electives (12-13 units)

Course Number Course Name
Three courses from the following:
MATH 337 Applied Regression and Time Series Analysis I (3)
MATH 374 Differential Equations (3)
MATH 437 Operations Research (3)
MATH 485 Mathematical Finance (3)
MATH 486 Risk Management & Financial Engineering (3)
And one course from the following:
MATH 435 Numerical Analysis I (3)
MATH 451 Graph Theory (3)
MATH 473 Introduction to Real Analysis (4)
MATH 475 Complex Analysis (3)

>> Suggested Course Sequence for Economics/Mathematics Major (PDF)

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