# Economics and Mathematics, BS

Given the mathematical and graphical models used extensively in economics, economics and mathematics are natural partners. Our combined major with mathematics is designed for students who want to further develop their mathematics skills to enhance their understanding and interest in economics. This combined major is strongly recommended for students with an interest in pursuing graduate studies in economics.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

## University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

## NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

## Experiential Liberal Arts

All undergraduate students in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities are required to complete the Experiential Liberal Arts Requirement.

## Economics Requirements

Code | Title | Hours |
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Introduction to College | ||

ECON 1000 | Economics at Northeastern | 1 |

or MATH 1000 | Mathematics at Northeastern | |

Required Economics | ||

ECON 1115 | Principles of Macroeconomics | 4 |

ECON 1116 | Principles of Microeconomics | 4 |

ECON 2315 | Macroeconomic Theory | 4 |

ECON 2316 | Microeconomic Theory | 4 |

ECON 2560 | Applied Econometrics | 4 |

Economics Electives | ||

Complete four economics electives with not more than two at the introductory level: | 16 | |

Introductory | ||

ECON 1200 to ECON 1990 | ||

Intermediate/Advanced | ||

ECON 2990 to ECON 3499 | ||

Intermediate Selected Topics in Macroeconomics | ||

Intermediate Selected Topics in Microeconomics | ||

Elective | ||

ECON 4600 to ECON 4681 | ||

Undergraduate Teaching Experience 1 | ||

Directed Study | ||

Internship |

## Mathematics Requirements

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Required Mathematics | ||

MATH 1365 | Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning | 4 |

MATH 1341 | Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering | 4 |

MATH 1342 | Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering | 4 |

MATH 2321 | Calculus 3 for Science and Engineering | 4 |

MATH 2341 | Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering | 4 |

MATH 2331 | Linear Algebra | 4 |

MATH 3081 | Probability and Statistics | 4 |

Mathematics Electives | ||

Complete two courses in the following range: | 8 | |

MATH 3001 to MATH 4999 | ||

The following courses are recommended: | ||

Real Analysis | ||

Statistics and Stochastic Processes |

## Breadth Course

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Computer Science | ||

CS 1100 | Computer Science and Its Applications | 4 |

## Integrative Requirements

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Advanced Writing in the Disciplines | ||

ENGW 3308 | Advanced Writing in the Social Sciences | 4 |

Integrative Course | ||

Complete one of the following: | 4 | |

Senior Economics Seminar | ||

Applied Mathematics Capstone | ||

Introduction to Mathematical Methods and Modeling |

## Combined-Major GPA/Credit Requirement

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

A GPA of 2.000 is required in the following six courses with no grade lower than C- | ||

Principles of Macroeconomics | ||

Principles of Microeconomics | ||

Macroeconomic Theory | ||

Microeconomic Theory | ||

Applied Econometrics | ||

Probability and Statistics |

A cumulative GPA of 2.000 is required in all math courses.

A grade of C or higher is required in all math courses numbered MATH 2999 or below; grades below C will not count toward the degree.

Complete 76 semester hours in the major.

## Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required