Mathematical Economics
This major helps students understand the mathematical basis of economics. The program prepares students for careers as economic analysts and for rigorous graduate work. This major also facilitates a double major in either mathematical economics and actuarial science or mathematical economics and mathematical sciences.
For more information, call the Department of Economics, WB 201, 7652855360, or visit the department website at www.bsu.edu/economics.
MAJOR IN MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS (BA/BS), 5255 hours
PREFIX

NO

SHORT TITLE

CR HRS

ECON
MATH

201
202
301
302
221
or
221
or
321
165
166
215
217
259

Elementary Microeconomics
Elementary Macroeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Business Statistics (3)
Probability and Statistics (3)
Mathematical Statistics (4)
Calculus 1
Calculus 2
Discrete Systems
Linear Algebra
Intro to Mathematical Software

3
3
3
3
34
4
4
4
4
3

9 hours from:
ECON from 300 and 400level must include


ECON

421
or
424

Mathematical Economics (3)
Introduction to Econometrics (3)

9

67 hours from:
MATH 267, 320, 335, 351, 362, 363, 374, 422, 428, 429, 454, 456, 457, 465, 470, and 471

67

34 hours from:
Math courses on the above elective list, ECON 300level or 400level, ACC 201, or FIN 310

34


5255 hrs

MATH 161 Applied Calculus 1 (3) and 162 Applied Calculus 2 (3) may substitute for MATH 165 and 166 along with another 2 hours of MATH from the approved electives to complete the 52hour total requirement. All mathematical economics majors will be required to take the Major Field Test in Economics before graduation. 