BA/MA in Economics
Admission to the BA/MA program requires individual application for each student, and evaluation of each application by the Master’s Admissions Committee.
A minimum of nine additional economics courses and a minimum of seven additional mathematics courses, all completed with a grade of C or higher and distributed as follows:
- CAS EC 201 or 211
- CAS EC 202 or 212
- CAS EC 305 or MA 214* (prereq: MA 213) or SMG SM 221 (prereq: SM 122 or 299)
- CAS EC 501
- CAS EC 502
- CAS EC 414
- Electives: three other courses selected from CAS EC 320 through EC 599
- CAS CS 111
- CAS MA 225 or 230
- CAS MA 242 or 442
- CAS MA 569
- Electives: three other courses, at least one numbered MA 400 or higher, selected from CAS MA 213, MA 214*, MA 226 or 231, MA 416, MA 511, MA 512, MA 581, MA 582, MA 583, MA 584, MA 585, CAS CS 112
*Note: MA 214 may be used as a principal course in either economics or mathematics, but not both. Students who substitute MA 214 for EC 305 must take three additional electives in mathematics.
Students in this major should have advisors in both the Economics Department and the Mathematics & Statistics Department.
BA in Economics & Mathematics/MA in Economics
This BA/MA program is identical to that of the BA/MA program in economics described above, except that the candidate must satisfy all requirements for the joint major in economics and mathematics as well as the MA in economics. The departmental BA/MA statement and further information are available from the Graduate Studies Coordinator in the Economics Department.