# 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

A minimum of 28 credits of 300- and 400-level coursework in economics in addition to the required core courses. At least 16 of these credits must be in courses numbered 410 and above. Mth 311 may be counted as upper-division credit in the major. Up to 4 credits of Ec 418 may be counted as upper-division credit in the major. Ec 311 cannot be used as an economics elective.

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 Economics Seminar may be counted as upper division credit in the major.

Total Credit Hours: 79