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BS in Mathematics and Economics

BS in Mathematics and Economics

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree BS
  • Study Level Bachelors
Offered jointly by the Department of Economics and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences, this program is recommended for students interested in social science applications of mathematical concepts and for those interested in preparing for admissions to PhD programs in Economics. Formal admission to the major requires a grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) in the gateway courses and approval of the program coordinator. Major Requirements 66 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.00 No more than 6 of the 66 credit hours may be fulfilled by Washington Economic Policy Semester courses or economics courses from study abroad programs. No more than 3 credit hours of independent reading and study courses or internships may be applied to the major. Course Requirements GATEWAY COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS) CSC-280 Introduction to Computer Science I (4) ECON-100 Macroeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-200 Microeconomics FA4 (3) MATH-221 Calculus I (4) STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) (with permission of department) or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) CORE COURSES (39 CREDIT HOURS) REQUIRED ECON-322 Applied Econometrics I (4) ECON-400 Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus (3) ECON-401 Intermediate Macroeconomics with Calculus (3) ECON-424 Applied Econometrics II (3) or ECON-480 Senior Research Seminar (3) MATH-222 Calculus II (4) MATH-310 Linear Algebra (3) MATH-313 Calculus III (4) MATH-401 Probability (3) MATH-403 Foundations of Mathematics (3) STAT-402 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (3) TWO COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING: ECON-345 Introduction to Game Theory (3) or MATH-345 Introduction to Game Theory (3) MATH-321 Differential Equations (3) MATH-404 Advanced Calculus of Several Variables (3) MATH-420 Introduction to Analysis (3) MATH-565 Mathematical Applications of Interest and Derivatives (3) STAT-425 Statistical Software (3) STAT-584 Introduction to Stochastic Processes (3) ELECTIVES (9 CREDIT HOURS) 9 credit hours of additional Economics courses (ECON-xxx) at the 300-level or above, excluding ECON-370 International Economics