# B.S. Quantitative Economics

## Requirements

The B.S. in Quantitative Economics requires a total of 79 credit hours, 28 for core courses, 28 for economics electives, and 23 for math/statistics courses. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry into a Masters of Economics program but it is also an excellent choice for those wishing to go directly into employment or a graduate program in another field.

### Economics Core

Ec 201 | Principles of Microeconomics | 4 |

Ec 202 | Principles of Macroeconomics | 4 |

Ec 415 | Microeconomic Theory with Calculus | 4 |

Ec 312 | Macroeconomic Theory | 4 |

Ec 380 | Introduction to Mathematical Economics | 4 |

Ec 460 | History of Economic Thought | 4 |

Ec 469 | Introduction to Econometrics | 4 |

Total Credit Hours: | 28 |

### Math/Statistics

Mth 251 | Calculus I | 4 |

Mth 252 | Calculus II | 4 |

Mth 261 | Introduction to Linear Algebra | 4 |

Mth 254 | Calculus IV | 4 |

Stat 451 | Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists I | 4 |

Stat 452 | Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists II | 3 |

Total Credit Hours: | 23 |

### Economics Electives

Total Credit Hours: | 28 |

Quantitative Economics majors must take a minimum of 24 credits of upper-division coursework (courses numbered 300 and above) in residence from this department and must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average in work completed in this department. All courses used to satisfy the departmental major requirements, whether economics, mathematics or statistics, must be taken for a letter grade and must be graded C- or better. Ec 403 (Honors Thesis) cannot be used to satisfy the requirements for the BS in Quantitative Economics. Up to 4 credits of Ec 418 may be counted as upper division credit in the major.

Total Credit Hours: 79