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Cheney, WA 99004
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BA Mathematics (Economics)

Students with an interest in the application of mathematics to economics are encouraged to pursue the Economics Option of the BA in Mathematics.  This program requires courses in economics, and it requires mathematics courses that are used in the study of advanced courses in economics.

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What will I study?

Note: two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language
is required.

Required Courses
CSCD 110 Introduction to Programming (5)
or CPLA 120 Computer Applications Literacy (5)
ECON 200 Introduction to Microeconomics (5)
ECON 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics (5)
ECON 404 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (5)
ECON 405 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (5)
ECON 430 Mathematical Economics (5)
ECON 437 Econometrics (5)
MATH 161 Calculus I (5)
MATH 162 Calculus II (5)
MATH 163 Calculus III (5)
MATH 225 Foundations of Mathematics (5)
MATH 231 Linear Algebra (5)
MATH 241 Calculus IV (5)
MATH 345 Numerical Analysis I (4)
*MATH 347 Introductory Differential Equations (4)
MATH 385 Probability and an Introduction to Statistics (4)
*MATH 445 Numerical Analysis II (4)
or *MATH 485 Theoretical Probability and Mathematical Statistics (4)
MATH 494 Senior Seminar (2) (2.0 must be obtained for graduation)

Minimum total credits for above major: 83 credits
Note: Because the above is an interdisciplinary program, it is necessary to consult with an advisor to determine
if the courses above may be used to fulfll a GECR. Students considering graduate study in mathematical
economics are advised to take MATH 360 or 460 and 461.

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