Economics and Mathematics

Requirements for a Joint Concentration in Economics and Mathematics (1740)

Prerequisites: MA 123 and 124, or 127, or 129; EC 101 or 111 and EC 102 or 112.

Principal Courses: A minimum of eight economics courses (distributed according to the description given in the Economics section of the Boston University Undergraduate Bulletin). A minimum of six mathematics courses (in addition to Calculus 1 and 2) distributed as follows: CS 111 or 113; MA 225 or 230, MA 242 or 442; MA 569; plus two others, with at least one being numbered above 400, selected from among MA 213, 214, 226 or 231, 416, 581, 582, CS 112.

Finally, students must satisfy a statistics requirement, either by taking MA 213, 214, or by taking courses with comparable statistics content offered in the Department of Economics.